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June 20, 2013
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Dedication ceremony for bike path section is today

The first section of the 3.2-mile bike path that eventually will link Round Hill Pines Beach with Stateline at Lake Tahoe is complete. A dedication ceremony for the America’s Most Beautiful Bikeway — South Demonstration Project is set for noon to 1 p.m. today.

Both sections are open to cyclists and pedestrians. The trail begins below Kahle Park and accesses Nevada Beach, 2 miles east of the casinos.

Authors to speak at reception Friday

The Friends of the Carson City Library will hold its annual membership and authors reception 7-9 p.m. Friday upstairs at the Carson Nugget.

Local authors Sally Mooney, Max and Linda Ciampoli, Ron Bell, Ellen Hopkins and Erin Breen will be featured. Each author will give a brief talk and sign books. Admission is free. For more information, call 775-885-9807.

Studio to hold open house Saturday

Lori Nourse will host an open house 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at gLORIous Custom Pottery Studio, 613 Mary St.

Attendees can meet pottery artist Lori Nourse, view demonstrations and learn about workshops.

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Grand opening at Eagle Vision is Saturday

Eagle Vision will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening event 1-5 p.m. Saturday.

There will be refreshments, wine and music. Eagle Vision is located at 3790 Highway 395, Suite 407.

For more information, call 775-267-2012.

Display of mini houses is Sunday

Jacque Borders will display hand-made miniature houses at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Sierra Place, 1111 W. College Parkway.

For more information, call 775-841-4111.

Car wash is set to aid cheer squad

The Carson City Pop Warner Youth Cheerleading program will hold a car wash fundraiser 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carson City Grocery Outlet, 1831 N. Carson St.

Proceeds will support travel expenses for the upcoming cheer season.

Camps are set to teach about computers

ComputerCorps, 550 Mallory Way, will host TechCamps for ages 10-15 to teach about computer recycling, testing, assembly and operations.

Students will build a two gigahertz plus computer to take home or build a system to donate. Registration is open for the following camps: TechCamp Bravo July 8 to 19; TechCamp Charlie July 22 to Aug. 2; TechCamp Delta Aug. 5 to 16. Classes will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Registration is $350 per student. Scholarships are available. For more information, to register or to volunteer to be a camp counselor or team leader, call 775-883-2323.

Registration is open for junior golf camps

The Eagle Valley Golf Course will hold junior golf camps for ages 6-15 June 25-27; July 1-3 and July 30 to Aug. 1.

For more information or to register, call 775-887-2380.

‘Shoot-Out on the Hill’ is planned

The Virginia City Vigilance Committee and Comstock Visions will sponsor the first annual “Shoot-Out on the Hill” at 6 p.m. July 4 across from the Fourth Ward School on C Street in Virginia City.

There will be shooting demonstrations, and participants will learn how to shoot in the tradition of cowboys.

Tickets are $30 per person. The use of guns, ammunition and safety equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 21 years-old. Tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. in front of the Ponderosa Saloon & Mine and the Bucket of Blood Saloon.

For more information, call 832-359-0164.

Talk about clinical trials and cancer is set

Dr. Roger Miercort, a radiation oncologist, will lead a discussion about clinical trials and cancer 5:30-6:30 p.m. June 27 at the Women’s Health Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250.

For more information, call 775-445-5168 for more information.

Lecture about rock art is June 27

Archaeologist Emily Middleton will present a lecture about carved abstract rock art in the Northern Great Basin from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 27 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Admission is $8 for adults and free for museum members and children ages 17 and younger.

For more information, call 775-687-4810, ext. 237 or send an email to

‘Red, White & Blue’ barbecue is June 29

“Red, White & Blue Summer Barbecue” will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 29 at the Carson Nugget.

There will be live music, a bounce house, games for adults, craft vendors and a swimsuit contest beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

For more information, call 775-882-1626.

Vendors sought for yard sale July 6

Vendors are sought for the first annual Foreman-Robert’s House yard sale July 6.

Sellers must offer only antique or collectible items. Spaces cost $25 to benefit the Carson City Historical Society.

For more information, call 775-882-0916.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 20, 2013 12:42AM Published Jun 20, 2013 12:35AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.