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Guy Rocha to lecture at Nevada State Library


Guy Rocha will lecture on the history of brothel prostitution in Nevada 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Nevada State Library and Archives, 100 N. Stewart St. Cost for lunch and lecture is $15. Deadline for reservations is Feb. 14. For reservations and information, call 787-8779.




Miss Carson City Scholarship Program accepting applications for 2008 pageant


The Miss Carson City Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the 2008 pageant. This year's pageant will be held on March 22 Everyone walks away with a scholarship.


Contact 721-2928 for information before Feb. 10 for meeting time and contract signing date.




Host families needed for '08-'09 school year


Program of Academic Exchange is seeking host families for students. During a 10-month stay, a student comes to understand what it really means to be an American. Students will be arriving in August for the 2008-09 school year. For information, call 841-7423.


Public welcome to school's spelling bee


The Carson City sixth- through eighth-grade Spelling Bee will be hosted at Bethlehem Lutheran School at 3 p.m. Friday, 1837 Mountain St. The public is invited. For information, call 887-1476.




Carson City Republican Lincoln Day Dinner


The Carson City Republican Party will hold its Lincoln Day Dinner 7 p.m. Friday at the Nugget. The speaker will be Congressman Duncan Hunter. A VIP reception will be at Glen Eagles at 4:30 p.m. The reception costs $40, the buffet dinner is $35; or $70 for both events.


For information and reservations, call 841-1800.




Capital Christian Center hosts 'Midnight Makeover'


Capital Christian Center will host a "Midnight Makeover" from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday at the church, 1600 Snyder Ave. Cost is $15 per person, includes a fashion show, gifts and prizes and a secret field trip. For information, call 883-3355.




Reno/Sparks


Guitarist David Grier to play in Reno


David Grier, voted by the International Bluegrass Music Association as Best Guitar Player of the Year, will be appearing in a home concert, 7 p.m. Friday, 2885 Solari Dr., Reno. Advance tickets are $20, or $25 at the door. Grier will also be available for a limited number of private lessons for intermediate to advanced level acoustic guitarists. For information, call 348-4692




Blue Fiddler Haley plays in Sparks Casino


With her signature blue fiddle and fresh Grammy nomination in hand, Lisa Haley and her smokin' hot band the Zydekats will play 8 p.m. Friday in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga's Nugget. For tickets call (800) 648-1177 or 356-3300 or by visiting janugget.com.

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