News in brief | NevadaAppeal.com

News in brief

Tuesday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers

Tuesday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 5-7-4; Daily 3 Midday: 9-5-5; Daily 4: 0-8-4-8; Daily Derby: 1st:5 California Classic-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:6 Whirl Win, Race Time: 1:42.91; Fantasy 5: 03-06-11-18-29. Mega Millions: 10-40-63-64-69, Mega Ball: 7

The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is estimated at $114 million.

For more information visit the California Lottery website: http://www.calottery.com.

Museum hosts Fremont Howitzer Recovery Team

John Wilusz, civil engineer and member of the Fremont Howitzer Recovery Team, will present “Searching for Fremont’s Lost Cannon” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Nevada State Museum.

The Fremont Howitzer Recovery Team’s goal is to better understand the second expedition of explorer John C. Fremont in 1843 and the mystery of the his lost cannon, which was abandoned somewhere on the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada. For the next century and a half following its disappearance, Fremont’s lost cannon has been the subject of many explorations, legends and controversies.

The hour-long presentation is part of the Frances Humphrey Lecture Series. Doors open at 6 p.m. The program is free for museum members and for youth age 17 and younger. Regular adult admission is $8 and includes the lecture.

For more information, send an email to Deborah Stevenson at Dstevenson@nevadaculture.org, or call 775-687-4810, ext. 237.

Groups honor deceased vets

The Disabled American Veterans, Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will place U.S. flags on veterans’ graves starting at 4 p.m. Friday at Veterans Cemetery located in the Lone Mountain Cemetery.

Flags will be available to those who want to post one on veterans’ graves in other areas of the cemetery. Following Memorial Day activities 4 p.m. May 26, the flags will be removed from the graves. The public is encouraged to participate in placing and removing of the flags.

For more information, call Ron Gutzman at 775-882-6528.

Museum to hold dance party May 23

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada is hosting its first family dance party — an event that offers a live DJ, vendors, a food truck, African drums and hula hoops — from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 23.

For more information, call Alisa Kuniya at 847-903-2402, or send an email to cmnnpresident@gmail.com.

BLM sets maintenance on fuel breaks

The Bureau of Land Management’s Carson City District will conduct maintenance treatment on previously constructed fuel breaks on BLM administered lands along the Sierra Front. Treatment operations will be completed during daylight hours seven days a week, excluding holidays, in late May and June.

Treatment areas include: Mound House in Lyon County; North Carson, Prison Hill, Deer Run/Mexican Dam and Brunswick in Carson City; the west side of Petersen Mountain in Lassen County; Silver Knolls, Lemmon Valley, Hungry Valley, and New Washoe in Washoe County.

Treatment involves mechanical mowing to reduce potential fire intensity. Large shrubs in the treatment area not mowed in the original treatments will not be mowed during the re-treatment and the outside edges of the treatment area will remain irregularly shaped.

Suggestions for increasing survivability of homes in the event of fire are available at http://www.livingwithfire.info. To address concerns about risk of fire damage to homes or for a free home assessment, call Dennis Terry at 775-885-6197.

For more information about the fuels maintenance, call Tim Roide at 775-885-6185 or Keith Barker at 775-885-6120, or send an email to troide@blm.gov or kdbarker@blm.gov.

Museum to hold dance party May 23

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada is hosting its first family dance party — an event that offers a live DJ, vendors, a food truck, African drums and hula hoops — from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 23.

For more information, call Alisa Kuniya at 847-903-2402, or send an email to cmnnpresident@gmail.com.

Squeek Steele performs Sunday

Sierra Place Senior Living, at 1111 W. College Parkway, will host a performance by pianist, organist, composer, teacher and presenter Squeek Steele at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Steele will perform her eclectic selection of hymns, old West saloon tunes, ragtime ditties and favorites from the1930s. Admission is free, and seating is limited.

For more information or to RSVP, call 775-841-4111 by Friday.

Annual Memorial Day barbecue set

Evergreen Gene’s is hosting its sixth annual Memorial Day barbecue on May 26.

The free event offers hot dogs, hamburgers and all the fixings including sides, watermelon and beverages. Bob Lambert will provide live entertainment. Veterans and active military personnel can receive a 25 percent discount on all purchases.

Evergreen Gene’s is located at 1811 N. Carson St., just south of Grocery Outlet. For more information, call Gene or Rowena at 775-882-1807.

Session about weight management set

The Women’s Health Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250, will host a session about successful weight management titled “Can’t Shake the Weight?” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 27. Gastroenterology consultants will be on hand. For more information, call 775-445-5169.

Registration is open for youth golf academy

James Potter, Silver Oak Golf & Event Center’s assistant golf pro, will teach One Putt Junior Golf Academy to children age 7-17 on Tuesdays and Thursdays June 10-26.

Participants learn the core values of golf, including honesty, integrity, self-control and patience. Youths age 7-12 meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; youths age 12-17 meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For registration and more information, call Potter at 775-841-7000, ext. 107.

Sheriff’s Office sets saturation patrols

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office will conduct saturation patrols in the Carson City area on Friday, May 23, and Tuesday, May 27.

Deputies will be looking for individuals who are talking or texting on their cell phones while operating motor vehicles.

Weekly dance classes start May 28

Starting May 28, Tim Renner will teach beginning West Coast Swing dancing 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Northern Nevada Children’s Museum, 813 N. Carson St.

Partners are not required in the group classes, and drop-in participants are welcome to join. The cost is $8 per person.

For more information, call 775-636-5457 or 775-750-6990.

Lyon Republicans to hold golf tournament

Elected officials and candidates are among the invitees at a golf tournament sponsored by Lyon County Republican Central Committee May 31 at The Golf Club at Fernley. Tee-off time will be at 9 a.m. A hole-in-one prize of $10,000, sponsored by Commissioner Virgil Arellano, will be available.

Lunch — without golfer’s registration — costs $25 per person. Registration costs $80 per golfer and includes cart, range balls and lunch. Sponsorships are available.

For entry forms or more information about the event and sponsorships, call Rich Martinez at 775-246-7430, or send an email to Martrl@aol.com.

CASI plans bingo games at senior center

Carson Animal Services Initiative, or CASI, holds bingo on the first and fourth Sunday of the month at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Doors open at 11 a.m.; games begin at 12:30 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the center’s Meals on Wheels program. For more information about CASI, go to http://www.friendsofcasi.org.

May 29 event covers veterans benefits

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services Veterans Outreach “ROVER” program will visit the Carson City Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 29 so veterans and their families can learn about available benefits and services.

Veterans are asked to bring a copy of their DD-214 discharge documents, current VA paperwork and medical and banking account information. If claims involve dependents, veterans are advised to bring birth certificates, current and prior marriage certificates, divorce decrees and Social Security numbers. Scheduled appointments are suggested; walk-in appointments will only be seen as time permits. To make an appointment, call Pamela at 775-688-1653. For information about the program, call 866-630-8387, or go to http://www.veterans.nv.gov.

Carson author holds book signing May 30

Carson City resident Glade A. Myler will hold a book signing event from noon to 2 p.m. May 30 at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.

Myler is the author of “Through the Eye of the Needle,” which includes poems in both English and Spanish and explores themes of love, music, art, sports, self discovery and human emotion. It was published by Trafford Publishing.

Myler graduated from Utah State University in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and minors in English, German and music. He earned a law degree from Brigham Young University in 1981 and worked as an attorney for more than 30 years. His book is available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Traveling WWII tour visits Minden June 2-4

The Wings of Freedom tour — which honors World War II veterans and includes the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine-O-Nine,” Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” and P-51 Mustang fighter — will arrive at Minden-Tahoe Airport at noon on June 2 and will be displayed until noon on June 4. Ground tours and display hours will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 2; from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3; and from 9 a.m. through noon on Wednesday, June 4.

Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out. World War II veterans can tour the aircraft at no cost. Up-close viewings and tours cost $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. Discounted rates for school groups are offered.

Thirty-minute flights on the B-24 cost $400. Flights on the B-17 and B-24 cost $450 per person, and flights on the P-51 cost $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour. For reservations and information on flights, call 800-568-8924.

The national tour is in its 25th year and visits an average of 110 cities in more than 35 states annually.

For more information, call Chris Johnson at 775-782-9871, or send an email to cjohnson@co.douglas.nv.us.

Fast-pitch softball clinic set for June 14

Craig McEwan will present an indoor fast-pitch softball pitching clinic on June 14 at Talents Athletic Center. A clinic for beginner and intermediate levels will be from 8 to 10 a.m., a session for advanced levels follows from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Players younger than 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants are asked to wear tennis shoes, dress comfortably and bring a glove and cleats without metal.

To register, go to Talents Athletic Center, 2749 N. Carson St., Suite B, or go to http://www.talentsathletics.com. For more information, call 775-283-4008.