Community briefs

Carson City

Free Home Buyers Class

Demystify the home buying process. Free Home Buyers Class, 6 p.m, Wednesday Stewart Title, 1886, Stewart Title, 1886 College Parkway. For information and to signup, call 885-8446.

Backseat Gallery hosts Dixon

Backseat Gallery will host an exhibit by artist Rebecca Dixon, through August 31. Backseat Gallery is located at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. For information, call 445-0909.

'Hot August Jazz' at Comma Coffee

Comma Coffee presents the Mile High Jazz Band in "Hot August Jazz," 8-10 p.m., Tuesday in the Comma Coffee Courtyard, 312 S. Carson St. General admission is $5 at the door; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Assoc., and free for age 18 and younger. Swing Dance lessons 6-7:30 p.m. are $5 additional. For information, call 883-2662.

Affordable health screenings offered

Affordable health screenings are offered on the second Tuesday of each month at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. Doctor's orders are NOT required. Included: Comprehensive Metabolic and Lipid Panel, PSA, CBC, TSH, and Hemoglobin A1c. Appointments are required. For more information, call 1-866-284-9355 or go online to

Douglas County

Carson Valley Cruisers host Main Street Event

The Carson Valley Cruisers host their annual Main Street Event, Friday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Aug. 17, beginning 5 p.m., Friday, in Lampe Park with registration and barbecue; 6-10 p.m., street dance. For information, call 265-5836, 265-3739, or 782-9799.


Register for Asthma Walk

Register now to join the Asthma Walk sponsored by the American Lung Association of Nevada, Sunday, Sept. 14 at Damonte Ranch High School, 1500 Rio Wrangler Parkway, Reno. To register or for information, visit or call 829-LUNG.

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Corvette Club to meet

Lake Tahoe Corvette Club meets 6 p.m. for dinner; 7 p.m. meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 12 at Lake Tahoe Chinese Buffet, 871 Emerald Bay Road. All Corvette owners are invited to attend. For information, e-mail or call 629-9283.


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