Local events for today, Wednesday

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West Coast Swing dancing, 6:30-9:30 p.m., El Charro Avitia's Restaurant, 4389 S. Carson St. High Sierra Swing Dance Club. No partner is required. Call 775-629-9369 or visit highsierrasdc.org.

Senior Educational Fair, 6-8 p.m., St. Gall Catholic Community Gymnasium, 1343 Centerville, Gardnerville. Information about new Nevada laws, H1N1 vaccine, how to combine households, and suicide prevention. Call 775-220-7400.

Muscle Powered Walk, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Western Foothills. Citizens for a Walkable and Bikable Carson City. Must be a member; may join at start of walk. Call 775-315-6763.

Silver Sierra Adventurers, 6 p.m., Carson Nugget, upstairs. Non-members welcome. Guest speaker will be Susan Sutton, director Virginia City Visitor's Bureau. Call Darrel at 775-882-2942 or Ed at 775-884-3240.

Mommy and Me Classes, 9-10 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 412 W Musser St. For kids age 4 and younger. Crafts, music, games. $50 for 20 weeks. Call 882-2040.

Lone Mountain Writers, 7-9 p.m., Western Nevada College, 2201 W. College Parkway, Aspen Building 226. Critique group for writers to meet informally with others who share a passion for writing. No membership fee. 775-445-3000.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 6:30-8 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 300 N. Division St. Free 12-Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. Call 775-782-3435.

Monthly NARFE Chapter 3172 meeting, 2-3:30 p.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Susan Barry is featured speaker. Refreshments are served. Call Homer Boone, 782-4115.

Salsa Dance Class, 6 p.m., Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Learn Salsa basics and intermediate combos with Roberto and Jo Ann; no partner required. Cost is $5. Call 883-2662.

Carson City Roadrunners RV September Campout, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Washoe State Park Group Campground. Monthly campout Tuesday through Friday. Guests are welcome, but rigs must be self-contained. Call Vince DeCasper or Jan Baldwin at 882-2006 or 775-246-0647.

The Christian Intervention Program for youth, "Building a real life now and for the future" 6-7 pm, Calvary Pentecostal Church, 220 W. Winnie Lane. Free program provides teens with Christian principles that they can apply to their life today in order to build a promising future. 20 weekly lessons every Tuesday. Call 882-2238.


Carson Harley-Davidson/ Buell Open House, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., 2900 Research Way. Part of Street Vibrations Celebration Motorcycle Festival. Call 882-7433.

Ballroom Dance Lessons,

11 a.m.-noon, Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 901 Beverly Way. Taught by Dr. Thane Cornell All ages welcome. Each class is $5. Call 885-0539 or 883-0539.

Mommy and Me Classes, 9-10 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 412 W Musser St. For kids age 4 and younger. Crafts, music, games. $50 for 20 weeks. Call 882-2040.

Carson City Historical Society, 6-8 p.m., Carson City Library, 900 North Roop St. Lecture by State Archivist Jeff Kintop, presented by the Carson City Historical Society. Call 775-887-2244.

Swing-dance lessons, beginners 6-7:30 p.m.; WCS style and play 7:30-9 p.m. No partner necessary. High Sierra Swing Dance Club at the BAC Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St. For cost and more information go to go to www.breweryarts.org or call 775-883-1976. Information is also at www.highsierrasdc.org or 775-629-9369.

Carson Sober Youth, 2:30-3:30 pm, Community Council on Youth, 1711 N. Roop St. Learn how to use studio equipment to film, edit, and produce PSAs and more. Participate in community alcohol awareness projects. Call 775-841-4730.

Hip Hop Dance Classes, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Positive Energy Performing Arts , 3603 Challenger Way. Three hip hop classes for three different age groups with world- class choreographer Stefan Ballard-Reisch. Call for details at 775-224-1080.

Toddler Story Time, 10:30-11:30 am, Douglas County Public Library castle, Minden. Join Miss Maria in the castle for felt-board stories, music and more. Call 775-782-9841.


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