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Scholarships available for two-week backpacking sessions for 15-17 year olds

May 24, 2018 — A donor has made scholarships available for teens ages 15, 16 and 17 who are eager to backpack on the Pacific Crest Trail, learn wilderness skills, and engage in personal growth through an inclusive small-group experience in nature. The Woolman Teen Leadership Camp is located

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Annual Girls State Tea returning to Carson City June 1

May 24, 2018 — The American Legion Auxiliary Capitol Unit 4 will be hosting its 9th Annual Girls State Tea from 5 to 7 p.m. June 1 at the Governor's Mansion, 606 Mountain St. Tickets — $10 for adults and $5 for youth — include light refreshments. All proceeds

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Heritage Quest training for genealogists and historians planned in Minden

May 24, 2018 — Are you interested in learning more about your family history? The Douglas County Public Library will be providing a six-week class about how to use the library's Heritage Quest database for family and historical research. From June 14 to July 26, professional genealogist Yvonne Prettyman

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Last Early Spring Farmers Market of the year taking place Saturday

May 24, 2018 — Saturday's Spring Farmers Market will be the final early market to be held before the 3rd and Curry St. Farmers Market starts its run on June 2. The early market takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nevada and Musser streets, behind Due

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Live music planned at all-ages dance hosted by Carson City Senior Center

May 24, 2018 — Kick up your dancing shoes and enjoy the live music of Dan and Nadine at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 1. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, and the event is

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Douglas County Public Library’s summer reading program to start June 11

May 23, 2018 — The Douglas County Public Library invites all children and teens to participate in the 2018 Summer Reading Program. "Libraries Rock!" is this year's theme with a children's program for ages 0 to 11 and a teens' program for ages 12 to 17. The program runs

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2018 GE Family Concert Series kicking off in Minden with Journey tribute band

May 22, 2018 — The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department's 2018 GE Family Concert Series kicks off this Friday, May 25, at 6 p.m. with Journey Revisited and is sponsored by American AVK Company. Spend an evening of music with family and friends at Minden Park. Concerts are

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Animal communication workshop planned in Minden

May 22, 2018 — A one-day intensive animal communication workshop with Terri Jay, a professed horse whisperer, pet psychic, medium and intuitive, is planned from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 in Minden. The goal of the class is to help pet owners better communicate with their animals.

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Leisure Hour Club recognizes Carson City Literacy Volunteers with donation

May 22, 2018 — On May 16, the Leisure Hour Club recognized the outstanding work of the Carson City Literacy Volunteers with a $500 donation to the organization. Accepting the check for the Literacy Volunteers were Executive Director Jan Whitemore and Board member Sharon McCloskey. Leisure Hour Club President

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Evergreen Gene’s in Carson City hosting final Memorial Day barbecue

May 22, 2018 — Evergreen Gene's, located at 1811 N. Carson St., will be holding its 10th annual Memorial Day BBQ from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, May 28. The event, a thank you to customers and veterans, is free to everyone and includes hot dogs, hamburgers, watermelon,

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Supreme Court candidate Leon Aberasturi to be Dems luncheon speaker

May 22, 2018 — Leon Aberasturi, a candidate for Nevada Supreme Court, will be the featured speaker at next Monday's Democratic luncheon. A former Lyon County District Attorney, Aberasturi is a judge for Nevada's Third District Court in Yerington. He was first elected to the court in 2006, and

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Succulent gardens, flower photography topic of free classes at Greenhouse Garden Center

May 21, 2018 — David Ruf will be giving a class about creating a succulent garden at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at the Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St., Carson City. Find out about the different types of succulents you can use to create a stunning, easily

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Tickets on sale for 9th annual Girls State Tea planned for June 1 in Carson City

May 21, 2018 — The American Legion Auxiliary Capitol Unit 4 will be hosting its 9th Annual Girls State Tea from 5 to 7 p.m. June 1 at the Governor's Mansion, 606 Mountain St., Carson City. Tickets — $10 for adults and $5 for youth — include light refreshments.

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Volunteers sought for Beautification Day in Dayton

May 18, 2018 — The nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is inviting volunteers to help beautify the Dayton Food Pantry, the nonprofit garden center Community Roots & Shoots, and Healthy Communities grounds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at 209 Dayton Valley

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Soroptimist to honor high school Girls of the Month and present Girl of the Year Scholarship

May 18, 2018 — Carson City Soroptimist will honor local high school Girls of the Month, culminating with presentation of the Girl of the Year Scholarship during its program meeting from noon to 1 p.m. May 23 at Glen Eagles. The meeting is open to the public, with prior

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Douglas County Democratic Women to meet June 4

May 18, 2018 — Scholarships will be awarded to three Douglas students at the next Douglas County Democratic Women luncheon to be held on June 4. Attendees will get an inside look at Young Democrats presented by club presidents from Douglas High School and the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Between Horses and Humans holding garden party fundraiser in Genoa

May 18, 2018 — Local nonprofit organization, Between Horses and Humans, will hold a garden party benefit in Genoa at 4 p.m. June 2 at the former Wild Rose Inn, 2332 Main St. Between Horses and Humans, BHH, is dedicated to developing the future leaders of local communities including

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Carson City’s Early Spring Farmers Market continues Saturday

May 18, 2018 — The Early Spring Farmers Market continues Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Musser and Nevada streets, behind Due Sorella. The market takes place before the Curry Street construction, so plenty of parking will be available on surrounding side streets. Rain isn't

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Kat Simmons to hold six-week comedy class in Minden

May 17, 2018 — Kat Simmons' summer comedy class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, July 2 through Aug. 6, at the COD Casino in Minden. Simmons said the class is as much for the person terrified of getting on the mic as it for those

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Introductory Fly Fishing Academy returning to Carson City June 15-16

May 17, 2018 — The basic techniques of fly fishing will be laid out in the Carson Fly Fishing Club's 18th Fly Fishing Academy, which is returning at 6:30 p.m. June 15 and 9 a.m. June 16 at the Ormsby Room of the Carson City Sheriff's Office, 911 E.

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