Pop Warner registration starts May 17
Cheerleading ambassadors and volunteers will be available to assist at Carson City Pop Warner Youth Cheerleading sign up events for the 2013 youth football and cheer season. Events will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. May 17 at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada, 1870 Russell Way; from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19 at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada, 1870 Russell Way and from 6 to 9 p.m. June 14 at Governors Field, 500 E. Evalyn Dr.
The cheerleading program is open to girls ages 5-15.
For more information, call 775-671-8245 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthly dance party, lesson is May 18
High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents its monthly dance party May 18 in the Grand Ballroom at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Steve Dorman will teach an intermediate West Coast Swing class at 7 p.m. and the dance will be from 8 to 10:30 p.m.
Partners are not required. The cost for the lesson is $7 for members of swing dance clubs and $10 for nonmembers. The cost for the dance is $7 for members of swing dance clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Join the club that night, and the dance is free.
For more information, go to www.highsierraSDC.org or call 775-629-9369.
Johnson Lane art tour is May 18-19
The annual Johnson Lane Studio Art Tour to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18 and 19 will feature 8 different studios with the work of 20 artists in a variety of mediums.
Studios will be at 2899 East Valley Road; 1525 West High Point Ct.; 2980 Del Rio Lane; 2864 Hot Springs Road; 2801 Wildhorse Lane; 2712 Wildhorse Lane; 2671 Wildhorse Lane and 1298 Saddlehorn Ct.
For more information or for a map of the tour, go to www.gallerygourds.com.
Registration is open for golf scramble
Registration is open for the Gourmand Golf Scramble to be held at 7:30 a.m. June 2 on the West Course at Eagle Valley Golf Course to benefit the Community Counseling Center of Carson City.
All levels of golfers are welcome. Carson City Toyota Scion will give a 2013 Toyota Corolla to any player who makes a hole in one on number 17 during the tournament.
Entry forms are available at the Cracker box, Js’ Bistro, Café at Adele’s, Eagle Valley Golf Course and the Community Counseling Center.
The cost is $150 per golfer and includes breakfast, lunch and a tee prize.
For more information, call 775-887-2380.
Outdoor market to open May 23 in Fernley
The Skyridge Outdoor Market will open at 4 p.m. May 23 at the Skyridge Plaza, 150 E. Main St. in Fernley. The market will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday, except July 4, through Sept. 12.
Growers, artists, musicians and crafters will be on hand with fresh produce, art, products and entertainment.
To sign up to donate blood at the market’s opening, call Monika Wiegers at 775-342-6454 or Lisa Young at 775-287-2811.
For more information or for vendor space inquiries, email email@example.com, call 775-287-2811 or find the Skyridge Outdoor Market on Facebook.
‘Cheetah 500’ animal run is set for May 26 in Reno
Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary & Nature Center will host “Cheetah 500” animal run at 5:30 p.m. May 26 at 1265 Deerlodge Road in Reno.
The event will feature cheetahs running off-leash at top speeds. Reservations are required. Children must be at least 10 years old to attend.
Admission is $40 for adults, $35 for seniors and $30 for children ages 10-16.
For reservations, call 775-970-3431. For more information, go to www.AnimalArk.org or www.facebook.com/AnimalArk.Nevada.
Registration is open for mental illness series
The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold a free Family to Family Education Program on mental illness from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Friday evenings from June 17 through Aug. 2, excluding June 28 and July 5, at 177 Coventry Dr.
The class will provide information on treatments, coping skills, medication, communication techniques, recovery and rehabilitation, self-care strategies and current research. Preregistration is required.
For more information or to register, call 775-420-5592.
Tickets available for Virginia City festival
Tickets are on sale for the 6th annual Americana Music Festival set for July 19-21. Concerts of more than 10 bluegrass and modern country bands performing more than 30 shows will be held at five locations throughout Virginia City.
General admission is $20 and includes access to each show throughout the weekend, excluding Friday and Saturday night headliners. All-inclusive passes are $30 and includes every musical act. VIP passes are $100 and includes access to all shows and a pass for Americana Music Festival beer crawl.
For tickets, go to http://americanamusicfestivalvirginiacity.eventbrite.com/#.
For more information, go to www.visitvirginiacitynv.com or call 775-847-7500.
‘Scramble for Scholarships’ tournament set
The Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors will host the Alyce McCracken Scramble for Scholarships tournament to benefit local high schools at noon June 21 at the Eagle Valley Golf Course.
Admission is $75 per person. Raffle tickets will also be sold.
For more information, call 775-885-7200.
Pony Express re-ride set for June 26 in Genoa
The Douglas County Historical Society’s Courthouse Museum in Genoa will host an exchange of riders as part of the Pony Express re-ride at 8:30 a.m. June 26. The museum will be open for visitors at 8 a.m. There will be a Pony Express exhibit downstairs and a visual presentation on the Pony Express upstairs.
The riders will start June 17 in St. Louis, Mo. and will finish on June 27 in Sacramento, Calif.
For more information, call 775-782-4325.
Tahoe art tour dates set
The Tahoe Art League will hold the 2013 Artist Studio Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 26-28 and Aug. 2-4.
Attendees will meet artists in South Lake Tahoe and view sculptures, oils, watercolors, dye on silks, drawings, photography, jewelry and other works. Art works will be for sale and some artists will demonstrate their specialty.
For a map of the tour, go to the Tahoe Art League Art Center, 3062 Highway 50 in South Lake Tahoe or download a map at www.talart.org.
For more information, call 530-544-2313.
Emergency food is available in Dayton
Dayton Food Pantry is open for emergency food needs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 4 Enterprise Way on Highway 50.
Normal distribution takes place from noon to 3 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month at Sutro Elementary School, 190 Dayton Village Pkwy.
For more information or to volunteer, call Freida Carbery at 775-220-2749. Donations can be mailed to Dayton Food Pantry, Attention: Freida Carbery, P.O. Box 517, Dayton, Nevada, 89403.
Kids Fishing Day is June 8
The Carson City Elks Lodge and the Carson City Parks and Recreation Department will host the 17th Annual Kids Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 8 at Bailey Pond on Clear Creek Road for ages 5-12. Registration will be at 9:30 a.m.
A barbecue lunch will be provided and there will be a prize drawing. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants are asked to bring their own fishing equipment, as a limited amount of gear will be on hand.
For more information or to make a donation, call 775-882-2177 or 775-882-1985.
Dayton Valley Days calls for crafters
The Dayton Valley Days Committee is seeking crafters, vendors and anyone who wants to reach a large number of people to reserve a booth for the 25th Annual Street Festival to be held Sept. 21 and 22 in Old Town Dayton. All proceeds from Dayton Valley Days supports local charities and preserved the town’s community center.
The event features a Kiwanis pancake breakfast each morning; parades; live entertainment; the Gold Creek Show ’N Shine; Civil War reenactments; historical tours; games and activities; a chili cook-off; silent auction and craft fair.
For an application or for more information, go to www.daytonvalleydays.org or call 775-246-4350.
Anniversary event set for Warren Engine Co.
Warren Engine Company No. 1 will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at its museum at the Carson City Fire Station to celebrate the volunteer fire department’s 150th anniversary.
The museum will display historic items, including a 1913 Seagrave chemical fire engine; a 1927 Seagrave fire engine; hose and pumper fire suppression carts; a Hunneman hand pumper from 1847 and photographs of former volunteer members. Hot dogs, soft drinks and souvenirs will be available for purchase.
The Carson City Fire Station is located at 777. S. Stewart St.