In the Spotlight for Jan. 28 |

In the Spotlight for Jan. 28

Knights bingo benefits trails association

Knights of Columbus bingo tonight at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville benefits Carson Valley Trails Association. Doors open 6 p.m., play at 7 p.m. Buy-in $21. Jackpots of up to $1,199 possible. Food and drinks available for purchase. Knights provide popcorn, beverages and snacks. Information, 265-5719.

Friends of Library meet Saturday

Meet for snacks and beverages and find how to become a Friend of the Library at their annual membership reception and election of officers, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, at 1625 Library Lane, Minden. The Friends support and promote reading programs. Information on Facebook, or 782-9841.

Health talk Sunday

The Nutrition Made Simple free health talk is 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Sign up at or 450-7520. Information,

Free gospel concert Monday

The River of Life Fellowship hosts a free concert with gospel singer Lynda Randle, 7 p.m. Monday, at the Dresslerville Gym, 1585 Watasheamu, Gardnerville. Everyone welcome. Information, Pastor Kenrick Frank, (775) 781-3875.

Senior tax help

AARP tax aide volunteers offer free tax assistance to seniors and low-income individuals who file easy tax returns Tuesdays through April 12 at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Make appointments at 267-7998.

Blood drive Wednesday

The Alpine Kids Blood Drive is 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Turtle Rock Park, 17300 SR 89, Markleeville. Make appointments with Edie Veatch, (530) 694-2934.

TOPS open house Thursday

TOPS weight-loss support group hosts an open house, 9 a.m. Thursday, at St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, leader Marcia Kaster, 783-7620 or

Spa space Feb. 5

Learn about natural therapies to rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit at a free event, 1-6 p.m. Feb. 5, at 88 Cups Coffee & Tea, 1663 Lucerne St., Minden Village. Information on flower essences, Reiki, reflexology, sound massage, probiotic products, chair massages at the Spa Space at 88 Cups. Sound master and ceremonialist Journey Harasin offers a gong Immersion sound massage at 4:30-5:30 p.m. for $10, or $5 with a beverage receipt. Gluten-free treats offered. Door prizes. Information, Journey, 782-5316, Michele, (775) 790-3124, or Kay, (775) 450-9661.