King Crab Feed Friday at community center |

King Crab Feed Friday at community center

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Committee members for the seventh annual All 4 Charity King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout are, left to right, Janice Rice, JoJo Townsell, Suzi Townsell, Dick Erwin and Rhonda Moore. The event will be held Friday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
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The seventh annual All 4 Charity King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout is Friday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

The event starts at 6 p.m. and will feature a raffle, auction and entertainment. Miki Rae, a Douglas High School student-athlete, will provide music.

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit local organizations MEFIYI, Welcome All Veterans Everywhere and local youth sport programs.

Tickets are $40 for the king crab or ribeye steak dinner and are available at Saletti’s Restaurant, the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Office and Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

Online tickets may be purchased at and Rhonda Moore at 775-230-2135 may be contacted for information.

Junior County Rodeo Saturday and Sunday

The Douglas County Junior Rodeo for boys and girls 6-18 years of age will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

Competition starts both days at 8 a.m. This event is free to the public.

Entries may be submitted to Ashley Strasburg, Northern California Junior Rodeo Association secretary. Visit for more information.

An American Cowboys Team Roping Association roping will be held on Aug. 12, in conjunction with the rodeo. Sign-ups will be taken at 6 p.m. followed by roping at 6:30.

Youth volleyball clinics continue

Dan Hannah and Rick Jenkins are leading a series of fall youth volleyball skills classes through the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Departmenr that will be held from Aug. 31 through mid-November.

Classes will be held for three levels of players: Beginner for third through fifth graders, Intermediate for fifth through seventh grades and Advanced for sixth through eighth graders. Classes will be held prodominantly at the community center, although some will be held at Carson Valley Middle School due to schedule conflicts.

Beginner skills classes will be Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 21, Sept. 28-Oct. 19 and Oct. 26-Nov. 16. The cost is $50 per session.

Intermediate skills classes will be held Friday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 2-23, Sept. 30-Oct. 21 and Oct. 28-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $50.

Advanced skills classes will be held Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 31-Sept. 23, Sept. 28-Oct. 21 and Oct. 26-Nov. 18. The cost of each session is $100.

The objective of the classes is to provide training and preparation for middle school or club volleyball, according to Hannah.

Contact Hannah at or 265-1711 for information.

Golf clinics at Carson Valley

Carson Valley Golf Club is hosting couples clinic and ladies clinics on Tuesdays. The couples event meets at 4:15 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple for the 50-minute class. All levels of players are welcome. The ladies meet at 5:15 at a cost of $10 per player.

For more information, call 265-3181.

Adult soccer league registration continues

Early registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult open soccer league season is now being accepted.

Games will be played at Ranchos Aspen Park during the season, which will begin the week of Aug. 28.

The regular season will include eight games, followed by a single-elimination tournament. Four games will be played each Sunday starting at 9 a.m.

The fee is $550 during the early registration period through Aug. 15 and $600 during the final registration period from Aug. 15-22.

Youth flag football registration continues

Registration is now being taken for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department-sponsored NFL Youth Flag Football program.

The league, for girls and boys in first through 12th grades, plays a season that starts Aug. 1 and ends on Oct. 22. A player draft will be held next week, scrimmages start on Aug. 20 and regular season games begin on Aug. 27. The cost is $80 for all ages, $90 after Wednesday.

At least 40 volunteer coaches are needed for the program in the third-fourth grade, fifth-sixth grade, seventh-eighth grade and high school leagues. Douglas County Parks and Recreation coach’s application and background checks are required.

Wounded veterans golf Sept. 3 at Silver Oak

The fourth annual Americans for Wounded Veterans Golf Tournament is Sept. 3 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for the tournament, which will feature a four-man scramble, best-best ball format.

The cost is $95 per player, which includes morning refreshments and lunch. Closest-to-the-pin, long drive and hole-in-one competitions will be held, as well as a 50/50 drawing and Mulligan buy-in.

Proceeds go to benefit the Nevada Military Support Alliance. Visit the website for information on the organization.

Contact Tina Lepore, event coordinator, at or call Robert Mason, Silver Oak golf pro, at 841-7000 for more information about the tournament.

Genoa hosts charity golf

The seventh annual Carson Valley Medical Center Fall Classic Golf tournament is set for Sept. 16 at Genoa Lakes at 9 a.m.

The cost is $150 for an individual and $550 per foursome. There are sponsorships available.

For more information, go to or call 782-1697.

Pancreatic golf tourney Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch

Skills in three sports — golf, distance running and power lifting — will be tested by participants who turn out for the third annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day Sept. 17 at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City.

A bench press contest — hosted by Fitness For 10 and billed as the Carson City Bench Press Championships — will be held from 7-9 a.m. to kick off the day’s activities. KAIA Fit and the Tahoe Mountain Milers will co-host a 5K/10K run and walk at 8 a.m. And the four-man scramble golf tournament is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.

Six golf divisions are available, including men’s, women’s and mixed, as well as 55-and-over men, women and mixed. Michael Hohl Motors is offering a vehicle as a special hole-in-one prize.

The cost of the bench press contest is $10 for three lifts with a variety of categories to be offered.

The 5K and 10K costs $30 ($35 on race day) and $10 for children 12-and-under. Application forms are available at KAIA Fit, CV Sports and the website.

Robey Willis, one of the event’s coordinators, pointed out that the event has attracted participants to try all three sports.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will receive 75 percent of all proceeds from this event and 25 percent will go to benefit the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Willis at or Steve Lyon at 775-224-5798 for more information.

Bighorns slate dance team auditions

The Reno Bighorns have announced they will hold open auditions for the 2016-17 Lady Bighorns Dance Team on Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at Caughlin Athletic Club.

The Bighorns will hold two pre-audition workshops on Aug. 13 and Aug. 20 from noon to 1:30 p.m. each day at Caughlin Athletic Club. The workshop will act as a mock audition and will feature the choreography style that will be taught at auditions. Participants are asked to come with full performance hair and makeup as well as an audition outfit to get individual feedback on appearance and performance. The cost for the workshop is $40 — any participant who partakes will have the regular audition fee waived.

The cost for tryouts is $25.

Registration information for the pre-audition workshop and auditions can be found at the website.