Meet the artist at Backseat Gallery
Meet artist Alison Harris from 5-7 p.m., today in the Backseat Gallery, Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Her work of landscapes along the Truckee and Carson rivers will be in the gallery through Feb. 28. For information, call 883-2662.
Join comedy classes with Kat Simmons
Professional comic Kat Simmons will teach a six-week stand up comedy workshop at the Unity Center 6:30-8:30 p.m., every Thursday beginning Feb. 5 through March 12. Cost is $250. Class size is limited to 10. The Unity Center is located at 1219 S. Carson St. To reserve a spot, call 721-8864.
Guy Rocha presents ‘The Azores Islands’
Guy Rocha, former Nevada State Archivist, will present “The Azores Islands of Portugal,” 6 p.m, Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Carson City Library Auditorium, 900 N. Roop St. Rocha is of Azorean descent on his father’s side of the family history. His grandfather came to the United States from the Azorean Island of Terceira in 1904. The presentation will include a videotape of bull fighting in the Azores. For information, visit http://www.carsoncitylibrary.org or call 887-2244.
Sweetie Pie Dance to be held at museum
Fun Family Dance hosts a Sweetie Pie Dance, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Bring some pie to share at the break. Bring two pieces or a whole one depending on how many people are attending or bring ice cream. A refrigerator and freezer will be available. Cost is $10 for adults, free or half price for children. For information, call 997-4937.
See and take part in ballet class
The Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada hosts a complimentary “Lyrical Ballet Class,” 3:45-4:45 p.m., today, 2556 Precision Drive No. E, Minden. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 267-4446.
Desert Brushes to meet Wednesday
The Carson Valley Desert Brushes will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Johnson Lane Firehouse, 1450 Stephanie Way, Minden. Painters of all levels, and those who would like to learn to paint, are welcome. For information, call 246-3378.
Secret Witness turns 40 this year – and it’s helped solve many of Northern Nevada’s most violent crimes
Secret Witness tips have played a pivotal role in solving some of the most violent crimes the greater Northern Nevada region has seen. To date, Secret Witness has paid out more than $300,000 in rewards to anonymous tipsters. Rewards range from $50 (graffiti/tagging) to $1,500 (armed robbery) to $2,500 (murder).