Calendar of Events
Child Safety Seat Check, 9 a.m.-noon, Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane. New car seats available for purchase and installation; price of car seat is between $10 and $25. Inspection or installation will be done for a monetary donation. Call for an appointment; 884-2269.
Scrapbooking Class, 10-11 a.m., Carson City Senior Citizens Center Job’s Peak Room, 911 Beverly Drive. Learn to preserve memories and photos in safe, meaningful albums. Bring a few photos to make a ‘sampler’ album. Cost $5 per person. Call 885-8230.
Relationship/Sex Education for people with disabilities, 10:30 a.m.-noon, A Real Life, 755 North Roop St., Suite 211. Designed for people with developmental disabilities who may need training and information regarding relationships and sex education. Class is customized on the age and level of information needed. Two classes are offered – 15-20 year olds afternoon; morning class for adults. Call 291-2312.
“Chemical Acts” program, 3:30-5 p.m., Lyon Country Central Branch Library, 20 Nevin Way, Yerington. An alcohol and drug prevention program with DUI simulator for teens and their parents. Door prizes include ITunes cards; refreshments available. Call 463-6645.
Beginning Yoga Class, 5:30-7 p.m., KULA, 343 Fairview Drive, Suite 201. Beginning yoga is taught by Angela Sullivan. Call 888-9642.
Science Night, 6-7 p.m., Carson Middle School, 1402 W. King St. A family friendly event with student-created experiments and activities. There will be models and demonstrations of all kinds including alternative energy projects, weather models and more. Call 283-2800.
West Coast swing dancing, 6:30-9 p.m., El Charro Avitia Restaurant, 4389 S. Carson St. Free; no partner necessary. Visit http://www.highsierrasdc.org. Call 629-9369.
The Lincoln Bicentennial lecture, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Presented by Robert Nylen. Call 687-4810, ext. 239 or 245.
Tuesday Night Lecture Series, 7:30-9 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Special event features Bryan Ballinger and Friends performing western music. Performance and dinner, $25. Call 847-0111.
Mardi Gras 2009, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Dopplegangers Brewery, 302 N. Carson St. Celebrate Mardi Gras in Carson City. Call 882-7787.
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).