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Sierra Nevada Republican Women

The Sierra Nevada Republican Women’s Club will meet at Two Guys From Italy in Gardnerville today, 11:30 a.m. The Diamond Award, conferred on the one-year-old club at the National Federation of Republican Women’s biennial conference in Seattle, will be given to President Susie Jacobsen. Nominations for new officers will also be made. Information and to select an entree choice of meat lasagna or green salad and broiled chicken, call Jerry Bing at 265-2352.

Barn dance

The Carson Valley Sertoma Club will hold its annual Fall Barn Dance Nov. 13 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, featuring the popular David John’s Comstock Cowboys from Virginia City. All proceeds go to community assistance projects. Information, President Pat Cardinal, 782-5730.

Car wash

The Superior Lube and Car Wash will hold its fourth annual Lube-A-thon Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., at 1295 Highway 395, Gardnerville. A basic lube and oil change is $26.95, and $10 will be donated to Project Santa Claus to assist in providing Christmas gifts for children of Douglas County families who qualify.

Turkey hunt

The Carson Valley Arabian Horse Association will hold a Turkey Hunt ride on horseback in Gardnerville, Fish Springs area, Nov. 13. There will be food and prizes. Cost is $10 per rider or $ 5 per non-rider. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Carson Valley Community Food Closet. Information, and to reserve a spot, 782-4604 or 782-7584.

Radio show

Gordon Hutting of Carson-Tahoe Hospital will be the guest on Around Douglas with Jane Lehrman, KGVM-FM radio show, Nov. 13, 8:25 a.m. and Nov. 14 at noon.

Craft fair

A Christmas Craft Fair sponsored by St. Gall Catholic Church and Carson Valley Methodist Church will be held Nov. 13 and 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Carson Valley Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville, Gardnerville. There will be a chili feed Nov. 13 at the Carson Valley Methodist Church.

Health clinics

A public health nurse from the Mono County Health Department will conduct general clinics, including blood pressure screening, at Antelope Senior Center in Walker, Calif., Nov. 17, noon-2 p.m.

Fishout

Nov. 7 is the registration deadline for the High Sierra Fly Casters Fishout for rainbows, Nov. 19-21, near Redding, Calif. The plan is to leave Friday afternoon and spend both Friday and Saturday nights in a nearby hotel. Make reservations by calling Gene Young, 720-4363.

New support group

Parents of children with diabetes are invited to the first support group meeting Nov. 17, 7 p.m., 1378 Patricia, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-4123, Buffy Stockton or 265-3502 Roxanne Tom. No child care will be available.

VFW speaker

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3630 invites everyone to its meeting Nov. 17 at the Topaz Ranch Estates Park building, 7:30 p.m. Sgt. Lance Modispacher of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will speak on the Neighborhood Watch program. Refreshments will be served.

Story hour

Douglas County Public Library will present a bilingual story hour to kick-off Children’s Book Week Nov. 13, 1-2 p.m., at CVIC Hall in Minden. Children of all ages and their families are welcome to listen to stories in English and Spanish. Information, 782-9841.

Thanksgiving feast

The Home Schoolers will hold a Thanksgiving feast Nov. 17, 11 a.m., at the Carson Valley Christian Center, Stephanie Way, Johnson Lane area. All homeschoolers and their families are welcome. Information, Lenny Sue Tinseth, (530) 694-2182 or Carla Mac Millan, 782-4392.

Book week

The Douglas County Public Library will celebrate Children’s Book Week with bilingual stories Nov. 13; Book-A-Brations Nov. 15; weekly storytime Nov. 17; Bedtime Stories Nov. 17; and Amelia Bedelia and Friends Nov. 20. Information, 782-9841.