Library helpers wanted
The Douglas County Public Library is looking for volunteers to assist with shelving of library books and other library materials. Training will be provided and flexible schedules accommodated. Learn valuable skills, meet new people, and make a difference in the community. Fill out a volunteer application or contact Luise at the library, 1625 Library Lane in Minden. Information, douglas.lib.nv.us or 782-9841.
Food donations wanted
Nonperishable food needed at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet, 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday. Information, Eileen Boettiger, 782-3711.
Carson Valley Sertoma Community Bingo is the first Saturday of the month at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at 11 a.m., early bird at 12:30 p.m., regular session at 1 p.m. Progressive blackout on Jan. 3 will be $300 with 49 numbers or less. Drawing for raffle prizes. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, Cindy, 782-6349.
Student-Senior Day is Jan. 3 at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Guest speaker Ralph Chizek discusses Jewish pictographs at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Museum tours led by costumed docents, 10 a.m. noon and 2 p.m. Free admission for seniors and students with accompanying adult. Information, 782-2555.
An informational meeting for the Douglas County Historical Society Young Chautauqua program is 7 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Students from fourth through 12th grades are invited to choose an historical character to represent. Information, Grace Bower, 782-2555.
Park interpreter Mark Jensen discusses the Dangberg Home Ranch, 7 p.m. Jan. 8, at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. The free lecture series is sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society the second Thursday of the month. The museum and the Main Street Book Store will be open before and following the one-hour lecture. Information, 782-2555.
Great Basin Brass concert Jan. 16
The Carson Valley Arts Council presents Great Basin Brass, 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave., Minden. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. A $15 donation will be requested at the door. All proceeds benefit the Carson Valley Arts Council. Information, cvartscouncil.com or 782-8207.
Douglas County School District's ongoing GED and adult diploma preparation classes are 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays while school is in session at Douglas High School. Information for the free GED program, adult education classes and test dates at www.dcsd.k12.nv.us/dhs or Michael Caughlan, 782-5136, ext. 1025.