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Citizenship class starts Aug. 4

The English as a Second Language In-Home Program of Northern Nevada is sponsoring a free 12-week U.S. Citizenship Study class 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting Aug. 4 at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. To register, call 775-888-2021

Library hosts August movies

The Minden branch of the Douglas County Public Library is showing family movies at 2 p.m. on select Saturdays in August in the meeting room.

The movies and fresh popcorn are free. Saturday Family Movies are sponsored by the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library.

Aug. 4: “Balloon Farm” (Not Rated)

Aug. 11: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (Rated PG)

The Minden branch is located at 1625 Library Lane. For information, connect with the Douglas County Public Library on Facebook and Twitter,, or call 775-782-9841.

Grief camp registration open

Barton Health hosts Camp Sunrise, a free children’s bereavement camp, for those ages 7-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. The grief camp offers education and support through a variety of fun-filled activities and programs on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Camp Sunrise takes place Aug. 16–17 at Galilee Camp and Retreat Center in Glenbrook. Registration is open through July 31.

Camp Sunrise is offered to children in the Lake Tahoe and Carson region; applications are available online at or at the Barton Home Health & Hospice office at 2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd, Suite 500 in South Lake Tahoe. Space is limited. For information, call Barton Hospice at 530-543-558

Johnny Cash tribute tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for Cash’d Out, a tribute to Johnny Cash, performing Sept. 8 at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

Ticket prices vary depending on when they’re purchased, with the first 10 going for $10, and the price increasing with the number sold.

Carson Valley Arts Council and Dancin’ Shoes Entertainment are hosting the concert. Tickets are available at or at the Copleland Box Office, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-8207.