Today, end of the season Sierra Inline Hockey Championship games begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Pony Express Pavilion at Mills Park. Call 882-RINK.
Mother Earth Awakening Social Powwow 2008, 10 a.m. at Carson Colony Gymnasium, 2900 S. Curry St. Health Information Fair with weaving demonstrations, women's hand drum contest, free health information, spot dancing and raffle.
Women's Self Defense Seminar and Charity Event, 1-3 p.m. at Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road. A presentation on how to avoid becoming a victim and a workout, including essential techniques to use in an assault situation; raffle at end of seminar with proceeds going to Advocates to End Domestic Violence.
Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day Dinner, 5:30 p.m. at Gold Dust West Hotel/Casino on Highway 50 East. Includes corned beef and cabbage buffet, raffle and auction. Tickets $18 per person.
2008 Spring Hair Show, 7-8 p.m. at Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road, a fundraiser for Locks of Love organization. Tickets $5 kids, $10 adults; also raffle. Senior project of Melody Champion.
Carson City Republican Women's St. Patrick's Day dinner and fundraiser, 5:30-9 p.m. at the Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Tickets $30 per person; features silent auction and raffle, entertainment and celebrity host Sen. Mark Amodei.
Dayton Township Kiwanis Casino Night, 5-10 p.m. at the Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road. Includes craps, blackjack, roulette, bingo, silent auction, food and drinks and raffle prizes. Tickets $10 each; proceeds benefit Dayton and Silver Stage High School scholarships.
17th annual Mountain Oyster Festival, 10 a.m. at Bucket of Blood Saloon parking lot. St. Patrick's Day parade at noon, tasting of "lamb fries" begins after parade.