In the Spotlight for 4-23

Family bingo today at Pau-Wa-Lu

Family Fun Bingo Night benefiting the Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School music department is 6-8 p.m. today, at the school, 701 Long Valley Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos. All ages may play. Cards are 50 cents per game for adults, and $5 to play all night for ages 20 and younger. Cash prizes for adults. Snacks available for purchase. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Information, 265-6100.

Bingo benefits Boys & Girls Club

Knights of Columbus bingo today benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Carson Valley at St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at 6 p.m., play starts at 7 p.m. Buy-in of $21. Blackout pays up to $1,199. Food and drinks available for purchase. Knights provide popcorn, beverages and snacks. Information, 265-5719.

Sertoma Chili Cookoff & Craft Fair

Carson Valley Sertoma's 18th annual Chili Cookoff and Craft Fair is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Carson Valley Inn. Chili tasting, crafts and vendors, music, contests, food, beverages and Sertoma chili dogs. Information, Norm, 265-2507.

Cookie contest and bake sale

The Smith Valley Senior Luncheoneers cookie contest and bake sale is 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Smith Valley United Methodist Church, 44 Rivers Road, Wellington. Coffee, tea, raffle prizes. Event is a fundraiser for the Heritage House Center building fund. Information, Nickey, 465-2913, or Debbie, 468-9189.

Talent show Saturday

The Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley's 12th annual Stars of Tomorrow talent competition and silent auction is Saturday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 adults, $30 family, $5 students and children, available at the door.

Sign up by Monday to make tracks

Carson Valley Middle School's inaugural Making Tracks walk to benefit cystic fibrosis research begins 8 a.m. May 1 from the front of the school and covers about 5 kilometers around downtown Gardnerville and Minden. Cost of $10 includes a commemorative T-shirt and refreshments. Submit registration or sponsorship forms by Monday to the CVMS main office, 1475 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, Tracey Wadelton or Meg Getty, 782-5565.

Cars wanted for Cruisers Rockathon

Cars wanted and swap spaces are available for the Valley Cruisers Rockathon car show and swap meet, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 15, in Heritage Park in Gardnerville. Enter cars from any year for $10. Awards presented. Car-related swap booth spaces available for $10. Event includes music by Time Warp and hot dog sales by Valley Cruisers Car Club. Swap meet space information, Charles Hill, 265-0548.

Senior menu for the week

The menu for the week of April 26-30 at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, 783-6455.

Monday. Combination pizza, Greek salad, fresh pineapple, pink lemonade

Tuesday. Shish kebab, brown rice pilaf, salad with Italian dressing, bread, strawberries

Wednesday. Tomato soup, tuna salad sandwich, tomato, orange, banana nut muffin

Thursday. Barbecue beef fajita wraps, coleslaw, ranch-style beans, apricot gelatin

Friday. Italian beef bake, spinach salad, peas and carrots, juice, frozen yogurt, strawberries.


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