Community briefs

Carson City

Roberts House to hold teas through May

The Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St., will be holding teas on Saturday and one Sunday in the months of February, March, April and May for fundraising. For dates, prices of teas and reservations, call Paula Cannon at 887-8865.

Roadrunners to meet today

The Carson City RV Roadrunners will be meet 12:45 p.m. today at Grandma Hattie's for a luncheon meeting. Call 265-3828.

Library to host virtual visit to Nicaragua

The Carson City Library will be holding an opportunity to "Explore the World @ Your Library" at 7 p.m. tonight.

Visit Nicaragua through a PowerPoint presentation by Josh Lynn who coordinated a forestry project in northern Nicaragua from 2000-04 for the Fabretto Children's Foundation. Call 887-2244.

Douglas County

20-30 club women host recruitment/ guest bartending night

The women of Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 are hosting a "recruitment/guest bartending night" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Buckaroos Saloon on Highway 395 in Gardnerville.

The public is invited to attend this event. Members of the club will step behind the bar to serve drinks and inform and educate the public about the women's club.

Drinks specials include $1 tequila shots and $1.50 Bud and Bud Light. For information on the event or to join the Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 Club, call Marisa Bartevian-Casarez at 267-0675 or e-mail or visit the Web site:

Washoe County

Family Court seminar Thursday

The Washoe County Law Library, 75 Court St., will be hosting a free public legal seminar entitled "Representing Yourself in Family Court" from 5-7 p.m. today.

For information or reservations, call 328-3250.

Annual Sheep Dip show at Sparks Nugget

Northern Nevada's annual roast Sheep Dip returns Friday and Saturday to the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks.

Now in its 43rd installment, the production targets high-profile area leaders, events and occurrences. Local celebrities, community members and willing politicos work for months to develop and produce skits, songs and acts designed to poke good-natured fun at things that happened during the past year.

Proceeds from this year's community roast benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, Veterans House and Evelyn Mount's Community Outreach service. Tickets for Sheep Dip are $35 at (800) 648-1177 or 356-3300 or by visiting


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