Northern Nevada Briefly 5/2

Affordable lab screenings offered

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center offers affordable lab screenings the second Tuesday of the month. The next affordable lab screening healthcheck fair will be Tuesday, May 12. Doctor's orders are not required. Included: Comprehensive Metabolic and Lipid Panel, PSA, CBC, TSH, and Hemoglobin A1c. Appointments are required. Visit www.carsontahoe.com or call 1-866-284-9355.

Mumbo Gumbo to benefit Arts Council

Carson Valley Arts Council presents Mumbo Gumbo in the last of the 2008-2009 Concert Series Friday, May 8 at the C.V.I.C. Hall, 1604 Esmeralda, Minden. Join fellow Mumbo Gumbo enthusiasts at the no-host bar reception when the doors open at 6 p.m. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and dessert will be served at intermission. Admission is a $15 donation at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Carson Valley Arts Council. For information visit cvartscouncil.com/cvacevents or call 782-8608.

Enjoy Pink Tea at Governor's Mansion

The Nevada Women's History Project will celebrate Pink Tea and 100th Birthday Party of the Governor's Mansion, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at the Governor's Mansion, 606 Mountain St. Limited to the first 75 persons. Enjoy a tour of the mansion and learn the history of the Pink Tea. Cost is $30. Checks should be made out to the Nevada Women's History Project and mailed to Marcia Cuccaro, 1005 W. Sunset Way, Carson City, NV 89703. Period dress is welcome. For information, call 883-1454 or 888-9867.

Shade Gardening seminar offered

Learn all about shade gardening in Northern Nevada, 9 a.m., Saturday, May 9 in a free seminar presented by David Ruf of the Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Attend a weekend seminar at the Greenhouse Garden Center in May and receive a coupon for 15 percent off five items purchased that weekend. No reservations required. For information, call 882-8600.

Douglas teachers and students honored

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host Carson Valley Teacher and Students to be honored 7 p.m., Saturday, May 9 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 891 Mahogany Drive, Minden. The community is invited to this free event honoring Carson Valley's finest teachers and students. For information and to RSVP, call 267-3898.

Hear Richard Elloyan at benefit for Dayton Safe and Sober Grad

Richard Elloyan will perform a benefit show for Dayton High School's Safe and Sober Grad Night, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 9 at Chuck's Old West Grill, 65 Pike Street, Dayton. $10 at the door. For information, visit richardelloyan.net or call 721-1354.

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