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Dayton-area briefs


Dayton business meeting Tuesday

Dayton Business Network International meeting is at 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club at Legado, 101 Palmer Drive, Dayton.

There is no charge. Call 847-7260.

Youth football board elections

Dayton Youth Football League will elect its 2008 Board of Directors at its 6 p.m. Tuesday meeting at the Pizza Factory, 185 Highway 50 East, Dayton.

Anyone interested in being nominated should attend. Call 241-7529.


GOP to hold pre-caucus meeting

Lyon County Republican Central Committee will hold an informative meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fernley Town Hall, 595 Silverlace Blvd., Fernley.

Call Sandra at 246-1520.

Neighborhood Watch Program meeting set

Desert Lakes Neighborhood Watch Program meeting is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Desert Lakes Golf Club House, 1 Desert Lakes, Fernley. Meet neighbors in the Desert Lakes community.

For information, e-mail or call 690-1616.

Baby sitter’s training offered

Family-to-Family Connection will offer American Red Cross Baby sitter’s Training from noon-5 p.m. today at the Lyon County Human Services office at 460 W. Main St., Suite 109.

The $20 class will focus on information and skills baby sitters need to provide safe and responsible care for children. The class also includes basic care, safety, safe play and first aid.

Call 835-3047.


Campbell Brothers play in Fallon

CAC will present a concert of Sacred Steel music with the Campbell Brothers at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Barkley Theatre, Oats Park Art Center, 151 E. Park St., Fallon.

Tickets are $17 for CAC members, $20 for nonmembers, $10 for children/students and are available at Jeff’s Copy Express, Postage Plus, ITT/NAS Fallon or by calling CAC at 423-1440. Doors will open at 7 and there will be a no-host art bar.

There will be a conversation with the artists about the roots of the musical tradition at 4 p.m. on the day of the performance; call if interested in attending. The public is welcome.

Gold Hill

Tyson to kick off lecture series

The first lecture of the 2008 in the Gold Hill Hotel’s Lecture Series will be John Tyson and Friends with cowboy music and poetry Jan. 22 at the hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill.

Buffet dinner is 5-7 p.m. with the lecture beginning at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25. Call 847-0111.

Open mike at the Gold Hill Hotel

Revelers can sing, play music, do comedy or just watch the fun at the Gold Hill Hotel’s Karaoke and Open Mike Talent Night hosted by Perry Arnn.

The music begins at 7 p.m. Monday at the Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Call 847-0111.

Silver Springs

Dinners celebrate recovery from addictions

A monthly “Celebrate Recovery” dinner sponsored by the New Hope Recovery Ranch for people battling drug and alcohol addictions will be held at 5 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Silver Springs Elementary School, 3900 W. Spruce Ave.

The event is free. Call 577-4734.

Fly-In committee to meet

The Lyon County Fly-In Committee is gearing up for this year’s event, which brings aviation fans to the Silver Springs airport to view military, private and antique aircraft during a two-day celebration.

The committee will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Silver Springs Airport.

For more information, go to or call Jack Eshenaur at 720-5916.


High Desert Horsemen to meet

The High Desert Horsemen will hold their general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Round Table Pizza, 9 Retail Road, Dayton.

The group will discuss calendar events for 2008. For information, e-mail

Virginia City

Muckers present ‘The Tempest’

The Virginia City High School Theater Muckers will perform William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.”

“The Tempest” is believed to be the last play written solely by Shakespeare.

The play will be performed at 7 p.m. Jan. 12 and 2 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Virginia City High School commons.

The performance was postponed last month because of snow.

Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for students and children younger than 12. Call 847-0992.

Piper’s throwing January birthday party potluck

A potluck birthday party will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at Piper’s Opera House to celebrate anyone who was born in January.

Admission is free, but guests are asked to bring a dish to share and a nonperishable food item for Virginia City’s Food Closet.

For more information, call 847-0433.


Library offers course on money management

The Lyon County Library, Nevada Literacy Office and Nevada Rural Housing Authority urge residents to take a free course on money management being offered at the Yerington Library one evening a week for six weeks.

The “Money Matters” series will provide information on money management, basic banking, managing credit and credit reports, predatory lending, “payday loans,” taxes and deductions and home buying.

Learn what credit report scores mean and how much “payday loans” really cost you, as well as how to improve your credit.

Call 463-3066.