Community briefs

The Sierra Nevada Media Group is taking reservations for booths at its Spring Job Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 20 in the Nevada Appeal Community Room.

Electricity is only available to booths on the outer rim, which are of limited availability. Each booth comes with a complimentary Continental breakfast from 8-9 a.m., a 6-foot-by-29-inch table with chairs, complimentary lunch served at noon, and electricity and wall space to those placed along the outer rim. Also included is an ad in "The Recruiter," the Job Fair newspaper, that will run in all seven of Sierra Nevada Media Group's area newspapers.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call 881-1227.

Carson City

Brewery Arts Center 'Go-Go Beach' auditions are today

The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City is planning a summer outdoor festival for July 27-Aug. 6. One of the highlights of this festival will be the performance of "Go-Go Beach," a rock 'n' roll musical.

Auditions for "Go-Go Beach" will be at 1 p.m. today at the BAC Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Applicants are asked to bring a resume and a current photo or headshot, and to be prepared to sing 16 bars of an upbeat rock 'n' roll song and participate in group- and individual- movements and dances.

Hopefuls should dress for movement.

Call 887-0438 or visit

Advocates to End Domestic Violence begins volunteer training Monday

The Advocates to End Domestic Violence will be holding its annual volunteer training starting Monday.

Comprehensive training is offered so that volunteers can learn how to deal with and offer assistance on the Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline and the Sexual Assault Response Advocates. For questions or to sign up, call 883-7654.

Greenhouse Garden Center plans free seed seminar today

A seminar entitled "Starting Seeds for a Successful Garden" will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Greenhouse Garden Center at 2450 N. Curry St. in Carson City. Call 882-8600.

Douglas County

Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 plans spring Fashion Show

The second annual Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 Spring Fashion Show will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today at Genoa Lakes Golf Course.

Proceeds will be donated to Douglas County youth programs. The event will include a three-course meal, unlimited wine, a silent auction and raffle, as well as the fashion show.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and can be purchased by calling 691-3982, logging onto their Web site at or sending an e-mail to

Western Nevada Community College Douglas campus to open Monday

All Western Nevada Community College classes in Minden will resume on Monday. Campus was closed Thursday afternoon after a broken water main flooded a section of landscaping.

No buildings were flooded. The break in the water line was repaired late Friday morning.

Washoe County

Parole convention in Sparks this week

The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners is hosting the International Association of Paroling Authorities today through Wednesday at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks.

More than 200 parole officers from the U.S., Canada, Australia, Great Britain, Hong Kong and other countries will attend.

For information visit

Lake Tahoe

Sand Harbor event passes available

Season passes will be available for events happening at the Sand Harbor Amphitheater this summer for the first time ever.

To purchase season passes call 1 (800) 747-4697 or visit Packages range from $132-$402.


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