In the spotlight for Jan. 8

Dog adoption Saturday

Douglas Animal Welfare Group will sponsor a dog adoption event at the Petco, located at Topsy Lane and Highway 395, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Adoptions include free spay or neuter, microchip and AVID registration, and reimbursement for obedience training. Information, www.dawgrescue or 267-9824.

Book club meets Sunday

The Eclectic Book Club meets, 2 p.m. Sunday, at the Eddy Street Book Exchange, 1225 Eddy St., Gardnerville. No mandatory book selection. Information, 782-5484.

Rejuvenation through sound

Listen to a 45-minute Tibetan bowl performance by sound practitioner Journey Harasin, 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Yoga Loft, 1528 Highway 395, Suite 200, Gardnerville.

Harasin has offered rejuvenating sound workshops in California and Nevada since 2004. Cost is $10. Call ahead to reserve a space. Information, or 782-5316.

Young Chautauqua meeting

An informational meeting for the Douglas County Historical Society's Young Chautauqua program is 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Students in fourth through 12th grade choose characters from history to research and perform in the first person. Information, 782-2555.

Antique sale and appraisal clinic

An antique show and sale with appraisal clinic is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 16 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Genoa Town Hall. Appraisal fee is $5 per item. Admission $1.50. Information, or 782-4951.

Pageant preview

Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization hosts the Miss America wardrobe preview for 2009 Miss Nevada Christina Keegan, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 17, at St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Keegan models her wardrobe and performs her talent that will be presented in the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas on Jan. 30.

Senior health fair

The 11th annual Senior Health Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 27, at the Carson Valley Inn's Shannon Ballroom. The free event is an opportunity to find out about local services and health care providers. Lab work is offered in conjunction with Carson Valley Medical for a small fee payable the day of the fair. Information at the Douglas County Senior Center, 783-6455.

Senior menu for the week

The menu for the week of Jan. 11-15 at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 783-6455.

Monday. Beef shepherd's pie, marinated tomatoes, dinner roll, pear cup, brownie

Tuesday. Chicken enchiladas, sour cream and salsa, black bean salad, Spanish rice, apple turnovers

Wednesday. Roasted pork loin, fruit salad, roll, mashed potatoes and gravy, applesauce, cake and ice cream

Thursday. Lasagna, spinach salad, garlic bread, apricot nectar, cherry walnut dessert

Friday. Roma burger, romaine lettuce, corn on the cob, baked beans, cantaloupe


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