In the Spotlight for Jan. 20 |

In the Spotlight for Jan. 20

Crab Feed

Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 annual all-you-can-eat crab feed today at the lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. Cocktails 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. No tickets sold at the door. Information, 267-9205, or 782-6625.

Precinct Caucuses

The Douglas Democratic Central Committee 2012 precinct caucuses is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Douglas High School, Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center and Dresslerville Senior Center, 1585 Wa She Shu Way, Dresslerville. Registration is 11 a.m., temporary caucus chairs will arrive at 10 a.m. Participants will determine the central committee’s 2012 platform. Information and to RSVP, Katherine Winans, 267-0539 or, or Jo Etta Brown DCDCC Caucus Chair, or 783-0929.

Dinner Fundraiser

The Douglas Center for Hope and Healing is hosting a dinner-dance fundraiser Saturday at 2276 Pinenut Road in Gardnerville. Steak and Dungeness crab dinner by Bella Vita Catering. Silent auction and music by Mixed Company. No-host bar 4:30 p.m., dinner, 6 p.m. Tickets,$30 for adults, $10 for children age 8 and under. Tickets, Lori Baxter, (775) 790-0505.

Community Dance. The Douglas County Senior Center “Winter Wonderland” community dance 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the senior center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Cost $5. Information, Amanda Reid, 783-6455.

Food Pantry

Berean Bible Church food pantry 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at 1516 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-3931.

Elks Breakfast

The Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 pancake breakfast is 8:30-11 a.m. Sunday at the lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. Choice of pancakes, eggs/omelets, sausage, juice and coffee, $6 for adults and $3 for children. Information, 265-4523.

Health Fair. Douglas County Senior Center annual senior health fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday in the Valley Ballroom of Carson Valley Inn. Admission is free. Informational booths and blood tests available. Information, 783-6455.

Taco Night

The Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 monthly taco night is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. Tacos $1.50 each. Information, 265-4523.

Dangberg Tours

Guided tours of the Dangberg Home Ranch continue Thursdays-Sundays. Call the park for tour times and reservations. Cost $8, free for ages 16 and younger. Information, 783-9417.

Animal Adoptions

Douglas Animal Welfare Group has animal adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays at the Douglas County Animal Shelter, 921 Pinenut Road, Gardnerville. Information, 267-7325.

Food Needed

Donations of food items needed at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet. Bring nonperishable items to the food closet, 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, 12:30-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday. Information, 782-3711.