Out & About: Community Calendar Of Events & Activities

Spring is here, and events for all ages keep popping up everywhere.

Friday through Sunday is National Youth Service Day. All youth are invited to get involved in service projects to improve or beautify their communities.

Thanks to Ron Wood Family Resource Center and the Mentor Center of Western Nevada Community College who designed the "Stand Tall, Don't Fall" program to fit that bill.

Information on the Fremont Elementary School "Wall Ball" project is below.

Carson City Girl Scouts are doing their annual food drive for Salvation Army's "Easter Bunny Food Baskets." This program directly helps 25 needy families receive a ham dinner with all the traditional trimmings. Scouts need donations of hams for the baskets. Please call to see when to drop one off to help these families enjoy a wonderful Easter meal.

Carson City Kiwanis is teaming up with Carson City Jaycees to co-sponsor a communitywide "Italian Feast" Spaghetti Feed with bingo and prizes. The proceeds will help the Senior Center's Meals on Wheels and the Carson City Sheriff's Reserve Santa Program.

These events will keep you hopping through Easter. Happy spring!


Who: Ron Wood Family Resource Center/Mentor Center of Western Nevada Community College

When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where: Fremont Elementary School, 1511 Firebox Road.

What: Fremont Mural Project: Youth are invited to assist in painting a mural on the wall ball at the school. The mural will include images of the Carson City area and John C. Fremont, the school's namesake.

Contact: Mentoring Director Ruth Gordon, 445-3346

Cost: Free

Who: Carson City Girl Scouts/Salvation Army

When: April 15

Where: 661 Colorado St.

What: The Girl Scouts' food drive will help provide traditional Easter dinner food baskets for needy families. Salvation Army is asking for ham for the food baskets.

CONTACT: Lynn Johnson, 887-9120

Who: Carson City Kiwanis/ Carson City Jaycees

When: April 26, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Carson City Community Center Gymnasium, 851 East William St.

What: Dinner of spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drinks. Bingo with prizes will be played throughout dinner.

Cost: Adults $5; children under 13 and seniors $3; family of four $15

Tickets: Carson City Recreation Division main office.

Contact: Lori Brown, president of Carson City Jaycees, 882-7207; or Kiwanis member Bryan Bibee, 883-8445

Next week: An update on Northern Nevada Woman's Lawyer Association's joint efforts with the Attorney's General Office, McCall's Realty and other attorney groups to provide more than 250 shoes for the Carson City School District's Easter Shoe Program. Ronda Moore makes it happen.

Contact me with your organization's information at kimriggs@att.net.


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