In the Spotlight for Jan. 14 |

In the Spotlight for Jan. 14

Sewing club meets weekly, monthly

Fabric Chicks Club meets for sewing, quilting, and socializing 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday, and 10 a.m. to noon on the third Friday of the month at Fabric Chicks, 1166 Annie Court, Unit C, Minden. Sewcializing and pot luck is 3-10 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month. Information, 267-9885 or

Trails meeting Monday

The Carson Valley Trails Association annual meeting is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Genoa Town Hall. Updates given on Genoa Foothill Trail System project. Meeting includes updates on the Genoa Foothill Trail System and other CVTA projects and events. Displays, refreshments, no-host bar. Free and open to the public. Information, or 782-6859.

WNC offers GED, English classes

Western Nevada College offers free GED preparation classes beginning 6 p.m. Jan. 19. Ongoing classes are 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in room 48, building C of Carson Valley Middle School. Free English language learning classes are offered evenings at Carson Valley Middle School. Registration is 6 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20 in room 48 at CVMS. Day classes held at the Douglas campus of WNC. Registration is 9 a.m. Jan. 24 and 26 in room 123. Information, (775) 445-4451.

Elks crab feed Jan. 28

Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge 2570 hosts their annual all-you-can-eat crab feed, 5 p.m. Jan. 28, at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Cocktails and social hour at 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. On the menu is Dungeness crab, clam chowder, shrimp, salad and garlic bread, or a 1-pound New York steak, (medium or well done only), with baked potato, salad, garlic bread and clam chowder. Cost is $30 per person, with advanced ticket sales only. No tickets sold at the door. Make reservations and payment by Jan. 20 with Jim, 267-9205, Judy, (650) 759-3574, or at the lodge, 265-4523. Information,

Vendors needed for Blankets, Burgers & Brews

Food and dessert vendors are needed for Main Street Gardnerville’s Blankets, Burgers & Brews, 5-10 p.m. July 23, at Heritage Park on Gilman Avenue in Gardnerville. The second annual fundraising event features music from Rick Hays and American Steel. Contact Main Street Gardnerville by March 1 at or 782-8027.

Senior menu for the week

The menu for the week of Jan. 17-21 at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville, 783-6455.

Monday. Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday. Meatball stew, marinated tomato salad, biscuit, orange juice, cookies

Wednesday. Pulled pork on a bun, apple zucchini slaw, corn on the cob, baked beans, fruit and pudding dessert

Thursday. Baked chicken tenders, French baked potatoes, beets in orange sauce, carrot raisin salad, bread and apple butter, ambrosia

Friday. Philly steak sandwich, baked potato chips, fruit salad, sherbet