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Carson City


Home buyers informational session scheduled


CarsonCityHomes.com, American Family Insurance, Guild Mortgage and Fidelity National Home Warranty are holding a homes buyers information opportunity for health care, medical, public service and law enforcement employees 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 10 Hospital Way. Seating is limited, reservations must be made by Monday. Call 841-1000 or 267-6999 for information and registration.




Corvette club seeking new members


The Lake Tahoe Corvette Club is currently conducting a membership drive for Corvette owners in the greater Carson area and around Lake Tahoe who would like to meet with other Corvette owners to socialize and enjoy Corvette related activities.


Monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month from March through November. Meetings alternate between Lake Tahoe and Carson City. For information, visit www.laketahoecorvetteclub.com and sign in on the Guest Book page or call 629-9283.




Sign-up for Little League play


Carson City Little League baseball will hold sign-ups 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday and Feb. 2 at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.


All children ages 5-12 must bring proof of residency and a birth certificate to register. The cost for one child is $60 and $90 for a family. For information, visit www.carsoncitylittleleague.org.


Douglas County


A chance to meet Friends of the Library


Douglas County Public Library in Minden invites you to meet the Friends of The Library from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday. The Friends of the Douglas County Public Library support, contribute to, and promote the libraries in Minden and Zephyr Cove. For information call 782-9841.




Book Sale at Douglas Library


The Douglas County Public Library is having a book sale in the front lobby of the Minden branch during regular library hours.


Videos/ DVDs, audio books, and paperback books will be on sale Saturday-Feb. 9. The Minden library is located at 1625 Library Lane. For information call 782-9841.




Reno/Sparks


Food Bank and Senior Services Informational Fair


The Second Judicial District Court hosts the monthly service fair 10 a.m.-noon today on the third floor of the North Tower of 1 S. Sierra St.


Representatives from the Food Bank and from Washoe County Senior Services will be available assistance. For information call 328-3467.




Sparks Nugget to host Brew HaHA


Nevada's biggest party is back, bigger and better than ever, as Brew HaHa XIII returns 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday to the Rose Ballroom at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks.


Guests can purchase tickets at John Ascuaga's Nugget or Sierra Arts. Call Sierra Arts at 329-2787 or the Nugget at 356-3300.




Virginia City


A Portrait of Patsy Cline at Piper's


Piper's Opera House and the Virginia City Ramada Inn present Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band in "A Portrait of Patsy Cline," 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Piper's Opera House, 12 N. B St.


Backed by her After Midnight band, Morris takes the audience back to Cline's heyday in the '50s and '60s, with "Crazy," "I Fall to Pieces" and "Walkin' After Midnight." The bar will open an hour before the show begins.Admission is $20. For reservations and information call 847-0433.




Elvis' stepbrother to appear at Piper's


Rick Stanley, the late Elvis Presley's stepbrother, will perform "Graceland to Grace," at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Piper's Opera House, 12 North B St., Virginia City. Stanley will tell what it was like to grow up at Graceland and discuss his journey through the tumultuous '60s and '70s. Call 847-0433 or go to www.pipersoperahouse.com.

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