Be prepared for some St. Pat's shenanigans

Irish shenanigans are right around the corner.

If you aren't old enough to attend the Republican Woman's Club of Carson City St. Patrick's Day Dinner on Wednesday, The Carson City/Storey County 4-H has all the St. Patrick's fun covered for all ages. Join 4-H for a plate of spaghetti, a whipped cream toss, skeet ball, ring toss and a lip-sync contest.

If you want to buy locally raised livestock, such as beef, sheep or pigs, contract forms are available for animals are raised by local 4-H members.

People have been asking for an update on Adrienne Jordan's senior project, in which she is collecting clothes for less-fortunate students at Carson High School. Adrienne is looking for donations of cool, trendy clothing. Also, if you are a local store and have cosmetic or perfume samples to donate or clothing that just cannot sell, call Adrienne.

Thanks to her determination, students can shop for needed items such as clothes, jackets, new shoes, prom dresses and hygiene products on April 7 in the CHS downstairs cafeteria. The spree will be supervised by an outsider so no one will know who shops.

Sierra Lutheran High School invites the community to its annual open house Sunday. If you want a local alternative to your child's education, come tour the 2-year-old facility and meet the staff. Sierra Lutheran provides academics while encouraging the integration of faith into the high-school experience. The curriculum is predominantly college preparatory as the majority of students plan to pursue higher education. A wide range of nonacademic activities include NIAA athletics and Academic Olympics, student government, journalism, youth ministry, service outreach to the community and more.

Do not forget the last two sign-ups for Pop Warner Football and that the book drive for students can benefit from your spring cleaning.


Who: Republican Woman's Club of Carson City St. Patrick's Day Dinner

When: Wednesday - no-host cocktails at 5: 30 p.m., dinner at 6: 30 p.m.

Where: Carson Nugget

What: A traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner plus a chance to win a wheelbarrow full of wine and spirits, a white elephant raffle and silent auction.

Cost: $20 per person; reservations required

Call: Carol Fraizer at 246-7047 or Carolyn Southard 246-7965

Who: Carson City/Storey County 4-H Irish Shenanigans Family Fun Night

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Fuji Park Exhibit Hall

What: Spaghetti dinner with salad, bread and drinks. Games and a lip-sync contest.

Cost: $5 adults, $3 age 8 and younger; or $20 per family

Call: Preregistration required at 887-2252

Proceeds benefit: Carson City/Storey County 4-H Council scholarship fund.

Who: Adrienne Jordan's senior project "Clothes Drive for High School Students"

When: Collecting items until the end of this month; shopping day 2:30-6 p.m. April 7

Where: Carson High School downstairs cafeteria

What: Donated needed items include jackets, new shoes, backpacks, hygiene products, prom dresses, curling irons, blow dryers, new makeup, nail polish, hair spray, shampoo/conditioners and soap.

Call: 883-0636

Proceeds benefit: Needy students

What: Sierra Lutheran High School open house

When: 2-4 p.m. Sunday

Where: 1617 Water St., Minden

Call: 782-006.

Who: Carson City Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading signups

When/where: 5: 30-7: 30 p.m. Thursday- Round Table Pizza, south

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday - Governors Field at the Pop Warner equipment building

9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 27 - Carson City Community Center front foyer

What: Bring copy of birth certificate. Applications on the Web site for coaches and volunteers

Cost: One football player $110, one cheerleader $160

Call: 334-9822

Web site:

Who: SBC Telecom Pioneers Club Reno and Carson members

What: Donations of children's books for needy students and after-school reading clubs.

When: Through May 7

Where: Drop-off points: Carson City School District Office; Seeliger and Mark Twain Elementary; St. Paul's, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Peter's Episcopal and First United Methodist churches; Les Schwab Tires; Custom Office Supplies.

Call: Lee Radtke, 885-8166

Next week: Wine tasting at the Brewery Arts Center to help Carson High School Marching Band.

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