Community briefs

Carson City


Historical Society hosts yard sale


Carson City Historical Society yard sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday at Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St. Includes art, antiques, and collectibles. Vendors are welcome. Donations are accepted. Proceeds to benefit the future building of carriage house. For information, call 882-4726 or 721-1903.




Spiritual Living Center hosts 'sale-abration'


Spiritual Living Center hosts annual church "sale-abration," 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, at 675 Fairview Drive, Suite 218. Hot dogs and sodas also for sale. For information, call 882-0901.




An evening with Rita Coolidge to benefit cancer center


A fundraiser benefiting the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center featuring an evening with Rita Coolidge on Saturday, Aug. 23. For information and to buy a ticket, call 886-7371.




MS Society seeks volunteers for bike event in September


Muscular Sclerosis Society is asking for volunteers to assist at the annual Bike MS event, Sept.13-Sept. 14. Cyclists will ride the distance around Lake Tahoe and will ride through Truckee and up Donner Pass. Meals are provided, and lodging is discounted. For information, call 1-877-344-4867, opt. 2 or e-mail donna.hyatt@mss.org.


Douglas County


College to hold pow wow in Minden


Western Nevada College Douglas hosts a Pow wow on the Minden campus, noon, Saturday-Sunday. Festivities will begin with a grand entry, followed by competitions. Featured food for sale will include Indian tacos, strawberry shortcake, tacos, Hawaiian tacos, and hamburgers and hot dogs. WNC Douglas campus is at 1680 Bently Parkway South, Minden. For information, call 450-1355 or 287-9978.




St. Gall Catholic Church rummage sale starts today


St. Gall Catholic Church hosts their annual "Awesome" rummage sale, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., today and 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday at 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Hot coffee and doughnuts, hot dogs and drinks will be served. For information, call 782-2852.




Celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday


Douglas County Public Library, Minden will celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9. Children must register by Friday, Aug. 8 to attend the program. Each session is limited to 30 children. For information and to register visit www.douglas.lib.nv.us or call 782-9841. Douglas County Public Library in Minden is located at 1625 Library Lane.




Reno/Sparks


Hot August Nights at the Summit Sierra


Kick-off Hot August Nights, 5-9 p.m., tonight, at the Summit with a "Show-N-Shine Dance Party". An all day Show-N-Shine and dance party will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. The Summit is located at the intersection of Hwy. 395 and Mt. Rose Highway. For information, call 686-7859.

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