Community briefs

Carson City

Daughters of Norway to install new president

The Daughters of Norway Queen Maud Lodge No. 42 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1201 N. Saliman Road.

The new president, Jerri Bolinger of Gardnerville, will be installed along with a new board. This will follow a feast provided by the outgoing officers. Members are encouraged to wear Bunads or Scandinavian attire.

Women are invited to join the lodge that are of Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic heritage or who are married or have been married to someone of those heritages. For information, call 782-5259.

Jazz fundraiser scheduled

Carson High Jazz Band and the Mile High Jazz Band present their fifth joint concert, the "Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza," 8 p.m. Friday at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. The concert is a benefit for the Carson High Jazz Band's fifth trip to the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho, in February.

Tickets prices are $12 general admission, $10 students and seniors, and $5 for children age 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Brewery Arts Center administrative office at 883-1976, from Carson High Band members, online at, and at the door.

Stoppard 'Hamlet' takeoff coming up

Carson High's Karen Chandler directs Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead." The two extra characters from Shakespeare's "Hamlet" ponder the meaning of life and their own unavoidable death as they deal with the balance between reality and insanity. The play is scheduled to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Jan. 25-26 with a 2 p.m. show Sunday and Jan. 27 at the Carson Community Center.

Tickets are available at the door or at and are $8 for general admission, $6 for children and students (with a Student Body Card) and $7 for seniors and students.

Al Stewart takes to the BAC stage

Al Stewart appears 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 in the Performance Hall at the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King St. American audiences know Al Stewart for two reasons, "Time Passages" and "Year of the Cat." Tickets are $25 all seating. A $3 discount is available for BAC members, students and seniors. For tickets or information, visit or call 883-1976.


Airstreamers group meeting Jan. 19

The Sierra Nevada Unit of the WBCCI Airstream Owners Club will host a member luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at Bavarian World in Reno, at Sixth Street and Valley Road. Cost is $15 per person, guests of members as well as all current and potential Airstream owners welcome.

For details visit or contact Diane at 972-5011 or

Douglas County

DAWG holding adoption event

Start the New Year with a new dog from the DAWG Dog Adoption 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 19 at Petco, located at Topsy Lane and Highway 395. For information visit or call 267-7325.


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