Carson City events for Tuesday-Wednesday
November 2, 2009
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Cowboys Can Be Funny Too! The Other Side of the Cowboy, 7:30-9 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., one mile south of Virginia City on Highway 342. Dave Fisher, speaker, buffet dinner and show $15. Dinner served 5-7 p.m. Lecture only $5. Call 775-847-0111.
Swing dancing, 6:30- 9:30 p.m., 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 highsierrasdc.org. Call 775-629-9369.
Business Networking from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Brewery Arts Center Performance Center, 449 King St. Meet other business owners and exchange referrals for new business. Meal cost $11.50 RSVP requested. Call 882-4459.
Mommy and Me Classes, 9 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 412 W. Musser St. For kids ages 4 and younger. Includes crafts, music, games. $50 for 20 weeks. Call 775 882- 2040.
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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. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a free 12-step recovery program. Call 775- 782- 3435.
Kit Carson Toastmasters, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St., Carson City. Improve your communicative abilities in a fun setting. Breakfast guests always welcome. Call 885-7579.
Muscle Powered Walk from 5:30 – 7 p.m., Riverview Park. Meet leader Donna Inversin in the parking lot at the east end of 5th street. Call 775-315-6763.
National Memory Screening Month from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Raley’s Supermarket, 3701 S. Carson St. In acknowledgment of National Alzheimer’s Disease awareness month, free confidential memory screenings will be available to the public. Screenings are a first step toward proper diagnosis. Call 775-622-6609, or visit http://www.nationalmemoryscreening.org for further information.
Lone Mountain Writers from 7-9 p.m. at Western Nevada College, 2201 W. College Parkway, Aspen Building 226. There is no membership fee, and all writers are welcome. Call 775-445-3000.
Retired Public Employees of Nevada meeting from 2-3 p.m. at Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Guest speaker will be Tim Kiersz from NV Energy speaking on energy efficiency. All state retirees are invited. Call 883-6334.
PFLAG Carson Region monthly meeting from 7-7:45 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1201 North Saliman Road. Come watch the National Geographic presentation, “Sex, Lies and Gender,” concerning the role that biology and culture play in determining gender. Afterward, there will be a discussion on what can be done to prevent discrimination in the workplace and public accommodation. Call 775-220-4151.
Peace Corps Stories, 6:30-8 p.m., Northeast Community Center, Rawhide Room, 1301 Valley Road, Reno. Meet Peace Corps Recruiter and Returned Volunteer Yune Lee (Cameroon 2005-2008) to learn how you can become a Peace Corps Volunteer in one of 76 countries around the world. Call 510-452-8442.
Bachata Class – all levels,
6-7 p.m., Gemini Ballroom, 2920 Mill St., Reno. Beginning to Intermediate. Each week we will review basic Bachata body movement and then cover a fun social dance move. For more info contact BB of Salsa Reno. http://www.salsareno.com or 775-813-1143.
Swing-dance lessons, 6 – 9 p.m., Brewery Arts Center High Sierra Swing Dance Club, as a co-production with Brewery Arts Center, presents a six-week series of dance lessons, Wednesdays Nov. 4, 11 and 18 and Dec. 2, 9 and 16 at the BAC Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson City. West Coast swing beginners, 6 p.m.; Hot Social Dance Patterns, 7:30 p.m. No partner is necessary. Cost is $51.50, with a $10 discount for a second class. Signups accepted at the second class. Call 883-1976 or go to http://www.breweryarts.org. Or http://www.highsierrasdc.org or 775-629-9369.
Hip Hop Dance Classes, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Positive Energy Performing Arts, 3603 Challenger Way, Carson City. Three hip hop classes for three different age groups by world- class choreographer Stefan Ballard-Reisch. Call for details 775-224-1080.
Fridays after Dark, 8-11 p.m., Plan:b Micro-Lounge (Inside B’Sghetti’s). 775-887-8879.
Champagne Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., Plan:b Micro-Lounge, 318 N. Carson St. 775-887-8879.
Ballroom Dance Class–Carson Senior Center, Beverly Way and Long St. Every Wednesday
11 a.m.-noon. Led by veteran, social-dance teacher and choreographer, Thane W. Cornell PhD, 885-0552.
Wednesday Jazz Jam, 7:30-10:30 p.m., The Firkin & Fox, 310 S. Carson St. First Take with Rick Metz. Free. 775-772-5930.
Bingo 1-3:30 p.m., Thursdays Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City. 775-883-0703.
Western Nevada College fall exhibit with 3 featured artists in he Main Gallery, the College Gallery and the Atrium Gallery through Nov. 19. Joe Winter’s “Pyrotechniques III” ceramics; Susan Kotler’s mixed media images; and Jim McCormick’s “Dark Side of the Moon” pen and ink drawings. The galleries are in the Bristlecone Building on the Carson Campus and open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Spirit of Nevada art exhibit, through Nov. 20, Nevada Artists Association Gallery at the Brewery Arts Center, King and Division streets, Carson City. Regional artists, members of NAA, display their finest paintings, photography, sculptures and fine jewelry and crafts. “The Spirit of Nevada” exhibit is a celebration of Nevada Day, and an award will be given to the art work that most represents the Silver State. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Call 775-882-6411.
“Robert Cole Caples: Rooted in Nevada” exhibit, Comstock History Center, 20 North E St., Virginia City. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Free. Call 775-847-0419 or 775-847-0281.
Recycled Seconds Off the Rack display, Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St. and Recycled Seconds art show exhibition, Capital City Arts Initiative Courthouse Gallery. Features DIY fashions from Northern Nevada’s young designers and artists. 775-721-7424.