In the Spotlight for 10-16

Gallery grand opening today

Heartstrings Gallery & Gifts grand opening event is 5-7 p.m. today at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. The gallery includes gifts by Lee Lewis, photography by Richard Ferrar and pottery by Kim Johnson. Refreshments available. Information, 782-8207.

Community walk for Boys & Girls Club

The Keep the Lights on for After School Programs Walk sponsored by Verizon to create community awareness of the importance of Carson Valley Boys & Girls Club is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The walk begins at Carson Valley Middle School, 1475 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Games and hot dogs at walk's conclusion at Lira's Market in Minden Village.

Free lecture at Dangberg Ranch

WNC history professor Doris Dwyer presents the Women's Voices from the Overland Trail lecture, 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Bring your own chair. Information, Park Interpreter Mark Jensen, or 783-9417.

ShowBiz Kids

Theatre of Arts Discipline presents Show Biz Kids, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center ArtBar, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Performers age 5-18 sing, dance or recite poetry on the theme of Halloween. Sign up at arrival. Information, or 219-3577.

Harvest auction in Smith Valley

The 35th annual harvest auction sponsored by Smith Valley Community United Methodist Church and St. John's Catholic Church is Sunday at the Smith Valley Community Hall in Wellington. Doors open at 10 a.m. Auction at 11:30 a.m. Crafts, junque boutique, country kitchen, snack bar, silent auction, raffle. Information, Nancy Nuti (775) 465-2516 or Helen Sturtevant, 465-2152.

New organ showcased in concert

Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church, 3680 Highway 395 in Carson City, celebrates their new organ with a concert by Jeannine Jordan at 3 p.m. Sunday followed by a reception in the fellowship hall. Free will offering taken. Information, 267-3680.

Dance classes

Register for dance classes for tots through adults in ballet, hip-hop, tumbling, pre-dance, jazz and tap at the Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada, 2556 Precision Drive, Suite E, Minden. Audition for "Clara's Prayer," to be performed at the Brewery Arts Center in December. Information at or 267-4446.

Country western dance lessons offered Wednesdays at the Genoa Town Hall. Beginner class at 7 p.m. Intermediate instruction and open dancing until 9:30 p.m. Information, Tom or Donna, 783-0910.

Registration for beginner square dance classes presented is Oct. 20 and Oct. 27. Classes are 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays in the Genoa Town Hall. Cost is $5 per person. Dance workshops are 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Information, (775) 461-0474.

Registration is Monday for beginner adult ballroom dancing classes in swing, cha-cha, waltz, Texas two-step, tango, salsa, fox trot. Classes are 7:15-9:15 p.m. Mondays. Cost is $8 each class. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City. Information, (775) 461-0474.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment