Carson City

Classical guitarists to host Holiday Concert Sunday

Mischa Zawaskis and Micah Dunn, two of Nevada's best known classical guitarists, will host a special Holiday Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St.

The program will feature classical favorites, holiday music, and original compositions for solo guitar, two guitars, and guitars with other instruments, including strings and flute. The Silver Strings - two violins, viola and cello; David Bugli on continuo and Edith Isidoro-Mills on flute - will join Zawaskis and Dunn for selected numbers.

Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors, and free for age 12 and under. Tickets are available in advance at the Brewery Arts Center. Call 883-1976 for more information.

Erase library fines by donating a toy

Patrons owing overdue fines can redeem themselves with Carson City Library's annual amnesty programs with toys.

Clear overdue fines, or return long-overdue items and have their fines waived, by participating in Toys For Tots through Dec. 20.

Amnesty does not apply to lost or damaged items.

The Carson City Library will become a designated drop-off location for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Foundation's Toys for Tots program, Monday through Dec. 20.

A new, unwrapped toy in original packaging will erase overdue fines. Consider selecting gifts for boys and girls, 12 years old and older, which are sometimes overlooked.

Last year, Carson City Library patrons provided more than 18 barrels full of joy for area youth (and returned hundreds of dollars worth of long-overdue library materials!)

The Carson City Library is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., and Friday, Saturday and Monday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., is at the corner of Roop and Washington streets.

Call 887-2244 or checkout the library online at:

Evangelist speaks through Thursday

The Potter's House Christian Fellowship Church will host special services will evangelist Richard Brooks at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. each evening through Thursday.

A special service of prayer for the sick will be held at each service. The public is welcome. The church is at 264 W. Winnie Lane.

For information, call 721-5584.

Douglas County

Work of 25 regional artists for sale

The East Fork Gallery will host its annual Christmas reception from noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Elfriede Short's hand-painted Christmas ornaments will be available.

The gallery features the work of 25 regional artists, with sensibly priced original art. Pottery, stained glass, photography, oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, paper sculpture along with one-of-a-kind wood vases, silver and gold jewelry, beadwork, gourd art and porcelain painting can all be found at the East Fork Gallery.

Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited. The gallery is at 1503 Highway 395 in Gardnerville and is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 782-7629.

Kids enjoy holiday craft day at the Douglas library

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden is having a holiday craft workshop at 2 p.m. today. The fun starts when the craft cupboard full of paper, glitter, glue and patterns is opened. Children 4 and up will create Christmas and Hanukkah decorations. Younger children should be accompanied by an adult.

The Douglas County Public Library is at 1625 Library Lane in Minden. For information, call 782-9841.

Make appointment now for kids' photos with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to the Douglas County Public Library in Minden. On Monday Santa and Mrs. Claus will stop by at 6 p.m. for a photo session sponsored by The Friends of the Douglas County Public Library. Appointments are required; the cost is $3 per photo or two for $5. Elf librarian Carol Rapacz will read Christmas and Hanukkah stories in the library while children are waiting to have their pictures taken.

The library is located at 1625 Library Lane in Minden. To set up an appointment, call 782-9841.


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