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Monday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers

Monday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 2-9-3; Daily 3 Midday: 1-3-7; Daily 4: 8-6-7-9; Daily Derby: 1st:6 Whirl Win-2nd:1 Gold Rush-3rd:5 California Classic, Race Time: 1:49.22; Fantasy 5: 03-15-26-30-37.

Airstream club holds camping rally

The Sierra Nevada Unit of the WBCCI Airstream Owners Club will host a camping rally from noon Thursday, Sept. 25, to noon Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Crocker NSF campground near Beckwourth, Calif., off of Highway 70.

The cost is $5 per night, which benefits the Sierra Nevada Unit. Guests of members as well as all current and potential Airstream owners are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/index.html, or contact Diane at 775-972-5011 or hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org.

Golf tournament benefits CHS culinary teams

The fifth annual Chairman’s Scramble Golf Tournament, which benefits Carson High School’s Skills USA and ProStart culinary teams, begins with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Silver Oak Golf Course, 1251 Country Club Drive.

Carson City Toyota Scion is offering a hole-in-one prize of $10,000. The format is scramble with four-person teams. If an individual does not have a team, hew or she will be placed with other golfers.

The cost is $95 per player and includes drive range token, green fees, cart, appetizers, no host cocktail reception, awards and dinner. Hole sponsorships are also available for $150.

Check-in is at noon. A silent auction starts at 12:30 p.m., followed by a cocktail reception and awards from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and a barbecue dinner by John Hurzel and the Carson High School culinary team from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call Beverly Eiswert at 775-882-1565, or email admin@carsoncitychamber.com.

Volunteers sought for BLM’s Adopt-a-Space program

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, Sierra Front Field Office has launched the Adopt-a-Space program to address illegal dumping on public lands. A workshop about the new program will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Carson City District Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road.

Volunteers, including individuals, groups, schools and businesses, are needed to help. RSVPs for the open house are requested.

For more information, call 775-885-6000, or email mhornsby@blm.gov or cgardner@blm.gov or adcallan@blm.gov.

Charley’s Grilled Subs helps Boys & Girls Clubs

Charley’s Grilled Subs is a Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada spotlight business of the month, and it’s collecting donations for the club through the rest of the month.

The fundraiser is part of the It Just Takes One campaign, which has been developed to help the clubs across the nation meet their goals in educating, caring, and providing a safe and rewarding environment for youth.

The donations help defray the costs of tuition for families who cannot afford to pay. No child is ever turned away due to inability to pay.

For more information, call Susie Messina at 775-882-8820 or Cliff Sorensen at 775-720-4283, or email Messina at Susiem@bgcwn.org.

Volunteers sought for AARP Tax-Aide program

AARP is looking for volunteers to help with its annual Tax-Aide program.

The program offers the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service and, while it gives special attention to seniors, a spokesman said anyone can get help from Tax-Aide.

To put on the service, AARP Nevada Director Carla Sloan said it needs volunteers willing to help others through tax season.

Last year, she said 260 volunteers helped more than 12,700 Nevadans file their annual returns.

More information is available at http://www.aarp.org/taxaide or by calling 1-888-227-7669.

Free bullying prevention seminar Saturday

To kick off October as National Bullying Prevention Month, Carson ATA – Karate for Kids, at 3242 Research Way, is hosting a free community bullying prevention and stranger safety seminar Saturday.

The event starts at 11 a.m. with a proclamation by Carson City Supervisor Brad Bonkowski, followed by a presentation by Sheriff Ken Furlong.

The event will cover hands-on bullying prevention techniques that demonstrate this year’s national bullying prevention theme, “The end of bullying begins with me.” Attendees will also learn how to defend themselves and others from bullies, as well as protect themselves from strangers that mean them harm.

For more information, go to http://www.carsonata.com, or call 775-883-5425. For more about bullying prevention, go to http://www.pacer.org/bullying.

Secretary of state candidate features Oct. 1

Barbara Cegavske, candidate for secretary of state, will be featured at Douglas County Republican Women’s next meeting on Oct. 1 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden.

Doors open at 11 a.m. and a buffet lunch begins at 11:45. The cost is $20 with reservations and $25 without. Guests are welcome to attend.

For reservations, contact Debbie at 775-265-1753 or dbcutshaw@hughes.net by Sept. 28.

Authors and more featured next month at museum

The following is a schedule of events happening in October at Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St.

Patrick Betson, Jackie Boor, Guy Nixon Redcorn, and Stan Paher, authors of books with Nevada subjects, will be available to meet at a book signing event from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 in the museum’s Dema Guinn Concourse.

An event about bats will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 as part of the museum’s Family Fun Saturday series.

Fremont’s Lost and Found will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Dr. George Baumgardner will lead behind-the-scenes tours of Nevada plants and animals at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24. For reservations, call Deborah Stevenson at 775-687-4810, ext. 237.

Ken Hopple will lead demonstrations of Coin Press No. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Carson City Mint building. For more information, call Robert Nylen at 775-687-4810, ext. 245.

To mark Nevada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, the museum will offer free admission to all exhibits from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

For more information, go to museums.nevadaculture.org.

Parade of privies returns in annual outhouse races

Teams of costumed outhouse racers return to Virginia City Oct. 4-5 for the 25th Annual World Championship Outhouse Races.

The parade begins at noon on Oct. 4 with races following in heats taking place every 30 minutes. The races continue at noon the following day, Oct. 5, with the crowning of the champion team.

The double elimination tournament accepts three person teams, which compete for cash and trophies. One rider takes the throne and the remaining team members push, pull or drag the decorated outhouse down C Street and across the toilet paper finish line. Toilets must be functioning, but not used.

Online registration is open until Oct. 2. For more information or to join a team, go to http://www.visitvirginiacitynv.com, or call 775-847-7500.

Fall events offered at Greenhouse Garden Center

Following is a schedule of seminars by David Ruf at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St.

Shrubs for Fall Color will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 4; Trees for Fall Color will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 11; Winterizing Your Pond will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 18 and Preparing Your Yard for Winter will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 25.

Healthy Trees and Just Brew It will host an old-fashioned apple cider press Oct. 25 at Greenhouse Garden Center. For fresh cider, bring washed and quartered apples with a container and lid from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each event is free; registration is not required. For more information, call 775-882-8600.

Planes, pilots & flights featured at annual fly-in

Antique aircraft and modern military and fire-fighting planes will be showcased at the 17th annual Lyon County Fly-In from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4-5 at the Silver Springs Airport.

The event offers the Young Eagles First Flight program, where youth ages 8 through 17 can fly for free with a general aviation pilot. The Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 1073 Truckee, provides the pilots, who volunteer their time, planes and expertise. To download a registration form, go to http://www.lyoncountyflyin.com.

There will be a pancake breakfast, which is free for pilots who fly in, from 7 to 10 a.m. each day, as well as displays of antique cars, a potluck dinner, line dancing, karaoke, and entertainment by Joseph Greco and Jamie Corbet.

Admission each day costs $5 per car. The rate for buses is $2 per person.

For more information, contact Ron Bell at 775-220-0007 or Rbell4570@aol.com, or call Linda Hoyen at 775-338-2866.

Annual Cancer Sucks 5K planned Oct. 4

The 6th annual Cancer Sucks 5K for Carson Tahoe Health Foundation’s support of area cancer patients will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at 300 S. Curry St. Early check-in will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the same location.

Participants are invited to dress up, form a team or participate as individuals.

The cost is $30 per person; $25 for those on teams of eight or more and $20 for ages 17 and under.

Funds go to patients who can’t afford unexpected expenses that arise while being treated for cancer. For more information, call Heidi McFadden at 775-232-4188 or heidimcfadden@outlook.com, or go to http://www.snarcancerrun.com.

Fandango hosting Oktoberfest event

Traditional Bavarian and German food, brews, live music, steins and more will be showcased during Casino Fandango’s Oktoberfest celebration from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 in the casino’s parking lot.

For more information, call 775-885-7000.

Lyon Republicans meet Oct. 4 in Yerington

Republican officials will be on hand at Lyon County Republican Central Committee’s next meeting at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Commissioners’ Chambers, 27 S. Main St. in Yerington.

For more information, call Peggy at 775-575-4058, or go to lyoncountynvgop.org.

Crisis media relations topic of Oct. 8 event

Melissa Blosser, Douglas County’s community relations coordinator and public information officer, will speak about crisis media relations management at the next Carson Area Marketing & PR Network meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Business Resource Innovation Center, 108 E. Proctor St.

Blosser’s presentation will cover how the Douglas County Public Information Office handled the round of flash flooding in August.

CAMPN is an association of professional marketers, marketing communicators, and public relations executives who gather monthly to network and share marketing and public relations resources, ideas and tips.

The meeting is free and non-members who are marketing, PR, or journalism professionals may attend with advance notice.

For more information or to RSVP, go to http://www.campn.org, or send an email to mike@prismphotographics.com.

Desert Brushes meet Oct. 9 in Minden

Members and guests of Carson Valley Desert Brushes will meet to paint decorations at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Johnson Lane Firehouse, 1400 Stephanie Way in Minden.

Painters of all levels and those who would like to learn to paint are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Carol at 775-883-9340.

Annual seminar emphasizes wellness for seniors

“Sharing Positivity” is the theme of this year’s TRIAD Senior Education Seminar, which will have an emphasis on wellness and safety for seniors, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville.

Travis Lee, Douglas County Community Services division manager, will preside over the seminar. Presentations include: Active Shooter: Run, Hide Fight by Sheriff Ron Pierini; Fall Prevention — A Community Approach by Deputy Fire Chief Dave Fogerson; Recognizing Mental Health Issues in Seniors by Frank Jacobelli; Violence and Mental Disorders by Joseph McEllistrem; Aging, Alzheimer’s and Safety by Peter Reed; Creative Techniques & Wellness by Lynette Schweigert; and Round Up by Leo Kruger.

The free seminar is designed for medical and health care professionals, social workers, MFT, emergency workers and seniors. Continuing education units are available. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Registration is required and can be completed at the Douglas County Senior Center. For information, call Sheri or Patti at 775-783-6455 or Diana Malekos at 775-783-4814.