In the Spotlight for Nov. 11 |

In the Spotlight for Nov. 11

Turkeys, food needed at food closet

Turkeys and food are needed at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet.

Bring any size turkey to the food closet, 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, 12:30-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday. Turkeys may also be donated through area grocery stores. Information, 782-3711.

Consignment sale in Carson

Flip Flop Kids Shop consignment sale of maternity items and clothing, furniture and accessories for infants, children and women is today through Sunday at the Carpet Barn, 3355 S. Carson St., Carson City. Register, volunteer or to consign gently used items at

Library book sale at CVIC Hall

The Douglas County Public Library annual fall book sale is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave., Minden. Used books, audio books, videos, software, music and children’s books available. Preview for members of the Friends of the Library is 5-8 p.m. today. Half-price sale is 9 a.m. to noon Monday. Join Friends of the Library and receive a 10 percent discount at or 782-9841.

Fundraiser for Keilani

A fundraising event is 1-5 p.m. Saturday to help with medical bills for Keilani Rose Freitas, who was born premature with hydrocephalus, a buildup of fluid on the brain. Live music and raffles at the Carson Mall, east entrance, 1313 S. Carson St., Carson City. Music by the Jackals, the Big Tsunami and other guest artists. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Information, raffle donations, Eddie Freitas, 230-3332.

Bunco benefit Saturday

Topaz Cure-Aiders Relay for Life team hosts Bunco for the Cure on Saturday at the Topaz Lake Fire Station, 1990 Austin St. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Bunco at 7 p.m. Chili dinner, bunco, prizes. Cost, $20. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Information, Kathi, 266-3835, or Vicki, 266-4462.

Operation Christmas Child

begins Monday

Fill shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, necessity items, hard candy and a letter of encouragement for the Operation Christmas Child effort to create gifts for needy children worldwide. National collection week is Monday through Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday and 8-9 a.m. Nov. 23 at Carson Valley Christian Center, 1095 Stephanie Way, Minden. Shoe box packing instructions and information about Operation Christmas Child at or (714) 432-7030.

Fundraiser for Taylorann

at Barone & Reed on Tuesday

Barone & Reed Food Co. in Minden hosts a fundraiser with special dinner menu for Taylorann Olsen, 5-9 p.m. Tuesday. Make reservations at 783-1988.

Donations may be made to Taylorann Wells Fargo account No. 1915643470. Information, Dwight Olsen,

Gingerbread house building

Register by Wednesday for gingerbread house building for children and parents with Dennis Little, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 21, at the Douglas County Public Library in Minden. Bring a donation from a list supplies available at or call 782-9841 for information.