Calendar of events for Jan. 5-6
Chris Cady’s Get Hypnotized, The Pioneer Center for Performing Arts, Reno, 8 p.m. Saturdays through February. 775-324-7474.
Western Nevada College art galleries through Thursday, Jan. 7. The main gallery features Galen Brown; former WNC student Claudia Rios work in the Atrium gallery and a student show will be in the College Gallery. Call 445-3222 or 775-445-3235.
Salsa Dance Class, 7-9 p.m., Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Salsa with Jo Ann and Roberto. Friendly atmosphere, no partner required. Basics, styling, intermediate combos. $5 Call 775-443-8870.
Swing dancing, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, El Charro Avitia’s Restaurant, 4389 S. Carson St., High Sierra Swing Dance Club sponsors West Coast swing dancing every Tuesday. No partner is required. Call 629-9369 or visit highsie
Winter break driver education course from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Western Nevada College, 2201 W. College Parkway,
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 6:30 -8 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, (white building to left of church) 300 N. Division St. 775- 782- 3435.
Books and Brags with Miss Penny from 10-11 a.m. at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. All ages and walk-ins welcome. Call 884-2226.
Pre-Dance Classes from 2:30-3:15 p.m., The Performing Arts Project, 2556 Precision Drive, #E, Minden. “Little Lambs,” ages 3-5 years old. Pre-ballet and tap classes with professional instructors. Call 775-267-4446.
Preschool Stories with Miss Carol from 10:30-11 a.m. at Douglas County Public Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. Children ages 3 and older are invited to attend. The program includes stories, music, and crafts. visit douglas.lib.nv.us or call 782-9841.
Kit Carson Toastmasters from 6:30-7:30 a.m., Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St., Improve your communicative abilities in a fun setting. Breakfast guests always welcome. Call 885-7579.
Toddler Storytime from 11:15- 11:45 a.m., Douglas County Public Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. This special six-week program will develop a love of reading for your child ages 18 months-3 years at the library. Join Miss Maria in the castle for felt board stories, music and more. Visit douglas.lib.nv.us or call 782-9841.
Retired Public Employees of Nevada meeting from 2-3 p.m. at Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Dr. Dr. Charles Duarte will speak on Social Security and Medicare. All state retirees are invited. Call 883-6334.
Nugget Folies from 6:30- 7:30 p.m., Carson Nugget Hotel and Casino’s Show Lounge, 507 N. Carson St. A contemporary Vegas-style show to awaken your senses. Shows on the first and second Mondays and Saturdays of each month through 2010. 882-1626, 800-426-5239.
Free Child Care Training Class from 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Carson City/Storey County Cooperative Extension, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12. Registration required. Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Childcare Core Knowledge Area: Health, Nutrition and Safety (2 credit hours) Call 887-2252.
Hip-Hop Dance Classes from 4-5:30 p.m. at The Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada, 2556 Precision Drive, #E, Minden. Award winning choreographer Ryan Curren offers beginners and advanced dancers clean, professional instruction in modern Hip-Hop. Call 775-267-4446.
Artists reception for Howard Friedman, 5-7 p.m., Backstreet Gallery at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Appetizers will be served and beer and wine will be available for purchase. http://www.com
Wednesday Jazz Jam, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Wednesdays. The Firkin & Fox, 310 S. Carson St. First Take with Rick Metz. Free. Call 775-772-5930.
Bill Ortiz on the trumpet, 5:30-7:30 p.m., John Ascuaga’s Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks. No cover charge. Call 800-648-1178.
Swing dance lessons, 6-9 p.m. Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. High Sierra Swing Dance Club, as a co-production with Brewery Arts Center, presents a six-week series of dance lessons, Wednesdays starting Jan. 6. West Coast swing beginners and those with less than six months’ dance experience, 6-7:30 p.m.; WCS Beyond Basics, 7:30-9 p.m. No partner is necessary. Cost is $51.50 for one class, with a $5 discount on a second class and for BAC members. Signups accepted at second class. Stop by BAC to preregister or go to http://www.brewery
arts.org or call 883-1976. Infor-mation is also at http://www.highsierra
sdc.org or 775-629-9369.
Toddler Time for One Year Olds from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane – Pre-registration required. RSVP at 884- 2269.
Toddler Time for Two Year Olds from 11 a.m. – noon at Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane. Pre-registration required. RSVP to 884-2269.
Sertoma Club from 12-2 p.m. at Q’s Restaurant, 230 Fairview Dr. Call 885-7579.
Mid-week Worship Service from 7:30-8:45 p.m. at The Potter’s House Christian Church, 3579 US Highway 50 East, Suite 300A. Call 775-721-5584.
Carson City 9-Ball Session starts at 7 p.m. at various bars in Carson City. The spring session for Northern Nevada APA Pool League starts. Beginners wanted. Call 775-443-8844 to sign up.
Paint Me a Story from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Read a story and paint a piece of pottery that corresponds with the story. No reservations required. $12 per child or adult. Call 884-2226.