Breakfast for books, food tasting to battle abuse and golf to benefit Sertoma

Carson City Library and Kiwanis Join Forces for a great cause. With school out, don't forget to join the Carson City Library summer program, "Catch the Reading Bug!" and discover the amazing world of insects.

The 2008 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, story hours, a reading club, and more.

Get your children into this great educational program and support the Carson City Kiwanis at the pancake breakfast bring the entire family and have a fun time.


What: Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee served hot by Kiwanis of Carson City. Entertainment for children will include a performance by "Positive Karate," a local martial arts studio, and face painting

Where: Carson City Library Lawn

When: June 14, 8:00 Ð 10:00 a.m.,

Cost: Family ticket for $15. Prices are $6 for adults, $3

Contact: 887-2244

Web site:

Proceeds benefit: The Carson Library's Youth Department


Show your support for all the women and children that suffer from the most silent crime, domestic abuse.

Advocates to End Domestic is the only place in town that will assist a mother with her children who has been abused and has no where to turn. The "Taste of Downtown" is a fun night out and it helps an outstanding cause. Lisa, Jackie, Tracy and every member at Advocates work endless hours trying to make a difference 365 days a year. Our support is most needed on this one day, so please come down and support these women in such a worthy event.


What: Taste of Downtown

Where: Downtown Carson City

When: 5-9 p.m. June 21

Cost: $35 per Person

Contact: 883-7654; Tickets sold at Sugar Pine Cove, Home Treasures and Classy Seconds.

Web site:

Proceeds Benefit: Advocates to End Domestic Violence.


Get the clubs out and hit the golf course with the Carson Sertoma. Not only can you enjoy a great game of golf, you can try to beat the pro - if you are good enough.

Competitions include longest drive and closest to the pin and, of course, if you get the hole in one you can drive home in a new car.

Golf, competition, prizes and barbeque, what else is there.


What: Beat-the-pro contest, hole-in-one wins car, long drive, closest to pin, many raffle prizes.

Where: Eagle Valley Golf Course (East Course)

When: June 22, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start

Cost: $85 includes golf, cart, barbecue, tee prizes, team prizes

Contact: To register call Frank at 885-7579, John at 882-2603 or pickup at Pip Printing or Q's restaurant.

Proceeds Benefit: local children with hearing and speech, cancer, diabetes problems.

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