In the Spotlight for Nov. 21

Holiday giving

n Donate used bicycles, tricycles, wagons or scooters in good condition to the Kiwanis Club of Gardnerville-Minden. Drop-off sites are at the Town of Gardnerville maintenance yard at 1369 Highway 395 or at the Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District office, 931 Mitch Drive. Information, Tom Peters, 782-6384.

n Project Santa Claus accepts donations of good quality winter clothing, unwrapped new toys, books and games. Drop-off sites include: Carson Valley Medical Center, Cooperative Extension Office, Raley's camera department, World Gym and many Minden Village locations. Information, Marilyn Malkmus, 782-4931.

n Frozen turkeys, nonperishable food and volunteers 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.

Craft fair

The Young at Heart annual holiday craft fair is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Shopping, music and snack bar will serve food. Information, 783-6455 or 265-2312.

Turkey bingo

Carson Valley Kiwanis Club host turkey bingo Saturday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. First session is 3 p.m., second at 6 p.m. Refreshments available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Carson Valley organizations. Information, Tom Peters, 781-8924.

Alpine Turkey bingo

Turkey bingo to benefit Alpine Children's Center, 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Turtle Rock Park. Bingo prizes are turkeys with a special Thanksgiving basket prize for blackout bingo.

Cost, 25 cents per card or five cards for $1 per game. Desserts and drinks for sale. Must be at least 18 years old to play. Information, Edie Veatch, (530) 694-2934.

Cookie exchange

The Record-Courier sponsors a holiday cookie exchange party, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, at The R-C office, 1503 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Leave husbands and children at home, share recipes and sample cookies. Information, 782-5121.

Concert Sunday

The Carson Valley Sinfonia presents its fall/winter concert 4 p.m. Sunday at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

The free concert is sponsored by the Carson Valley Violin School and Friends of the Carson Valley Youth Orchestra. Information, 267-3495. Story on page B4.

Food drive

Curves Indian Hills and Minden Curves host a food drive to benefit the Carson Valley Community Food Closet until Dec. 18.

Drop off donations at Minden Curves, 1667 Lucerne St., Suite D, Minden, or Indian Hills Curves at 924-D Mica Dr. Information, 782-3350 or 267-4711.


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