Gear up for Father’s Day with these weekend events


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Free Friday Night Movie Series
Movies in the park, sponsored by Berkshire Hathaway and the Carson City Cinema Club, are back for the summer. They’ll kick off the series with a free viewing of “Field of Dreams” on the Western Nevada College baseball field, Friday at 8:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring picnic blankets and chairs.


BMX weekend races
Carson City BMX will be holding qualifying races Saturday and Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Spectators are welcome to come watch at the Edmonds Sports Complex on 1555 Livermore Ln. Those looking to race can register before the race at 9 a.m. Racers will need a USA BMX membership. For more information on specific races and registration fees, visit https://www.usabmx.com/tracks/1240/events/schedule?mode=calendar

Bike and outdoor gear swap
Muscle Powered, a local nonprofit, will host a gear swap at the Brewery Arts Center, Saturday from 8-11 a.m. Vendors will be selling used bikes and spare parts, hiking gear, and outdoor equipment (no used helmets or weaponry allowed). Bret Sarnquist, the swap organizer, said that he’s looking forward to helping people find affordable outdoor gear.

Weekly Farmers Market
The Farmers Market will be at 412 N Stewart St. from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out for fresh produce, handmade arts and crafts, and last-minute Father’s Day gift ideas.

Father’s Day Free Ride and BBQ
Battle Born Harley Davidson is hosting a Bikes and BBQ cruise this Father’s Day. To join in on the free “Sunday mornin’ spin,” register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fathers-day-free-ride-bikes-bbq-tickets-150656887807 or in-person an hour before the event. They’ll leave from 2900 Research Way at 11 a.m., heading toward Chop 40 in Verdi for lunch.

Virtual Book Club
The Carson City Library will host their monthly book club meeting Saturday from 4-5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Readers will be discussing “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens. Registration is available at https://carsoncitylibrary.libcal.com/event/7533726

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