Community briefs

Carson City

'Green Eggs & Hamlet' celebration

The Children's Museum and the Wild Horse Children's Theater will present "Green Eggs & Hamlet" 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Saturday as a birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss. There will be arts and crafts, Dr. Seuss stories and a short theater workshop. Cost is free with museum admission. For information, call 884-2226.

Gold Dust West in Carson drop-off for Veterans Guest House fundraiser

Those who wish to donate funds to the Veterans Guest House Fourth Annual Radio-Thon, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, but are unable to travel to Reno for the event, will be able to take their donations to the hotel lobby of the Gold Dust West, 2171 Highway 50 East in Carson City.

Members of the Carson City chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America will have a table set up for donations.

Political musical plays at Brewery

"The Fix," a modern musical, is presented by the Proscenium Players at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at in the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. "The Fix" is a satire on modern American politics.

Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors, students and PPI members. Call 883-1976.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at library

There will be a Lunar New Year celebration at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Carson City Library's Auditorium. This year's celebration will ring in the Year of the Boar. The Carson Valley Chinese Cultural Group and Chi Kwan Tae Kwon Do will provide entertainment. For information, call 887-2244.

Free pruning program Saturday

Dick Post will give his annual pruning seminar 10 a.m. Saturday at the Greenhouse Garden Seminar, 2450 S. Curry St. At 11 a.m. certified arborist Tom Henderson present a hands-on workshop on pruning.

Both the seminar and workshop are free, and no reservations are required. For information, call 882-8600.

'Discover Scuba' event Saturday

The High Desert Divers Club and Strictly Scuba Dive & Snorkel Center will hold a free "Discover Scuba" event 12:30-3 p.m. Saturday at the Carson City Aquatic Facility.

Participants must be at least 8 years old. Anyone under 18 must have forms signed by a parent or guardian; anyone under 12 must have a parent or guardian present. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 884-3483.

Theater group presents 'Charlotte's Web'

Wild Horse Children's Theater and The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada present "Charlotte's Web" at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St.

Show time are 7 p.m. March 9-10, 16-17,23-24 and at 2 p.m. March 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25.

The Children's Literature Association named this "the best American children's book of the past 200 years," and Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work.

This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship with enchanting characters. Ticket prices are $8 for general admission, $5 for students, seniors, members and $3 for ages 2 through 5.

Call 887-0438.


Curves to waive fee for food drive

Curves of Dayton will waive its normal service fee for new members who bring in a bag of nonperishable groceries now through March 10 as part of their annual Curves Food Drive.

Food will be taken Monday through Saturday. For information, call (775) 246-9900.

Book sale at Dayton library is Saturday

The Friends of the Dayton Valley Library will be holding their spring book sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Dayton Branch Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. For information, call 246-6212.


Free nature program at Galena park

Families can learn more about the animals of Galena Creek Park during a free Winter Funderland program at 1 p.m. Saturday. Participants should meet at the Stone House Interpretive Center. For information, call 849-2511.

See Warhol exhibit free Saturday

Residents of Northern Nevada can see the exhibit "Andy Warhol's Dream America" for free 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday at the Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St. in Reno. The Nevada State Bank is offering this to the public as part of the celebration of Nevada State Bank Day. To receive free tickets, visit any Nevada State Bank branch. For information, call (775) 852-6611.

Reno Symphony hosts violinist Chang

The Reno Philharmonic joins one of the biggest names in classical music, violinist Sarah Chang, Sunday, March 4 at 4 p.m. and Tuesday March 6 in a concert at 7:30.p.m.

The concert, sponsored by IGT, will also include Bedrich Smetana's Overture to The Bartered Bride, and Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3, known as the Scottish symphony.

Call (775) 323-6393 for tickets.


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