Community briefs for July 21 |

Community briefs for July 21

Douglas Democrats to meet Thursday

Douglas Democrats will meet 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at 1513 Highway 395, Gardnerville.

There will be candidate updates and our state convention will be discussed. Please join us! For more information, call 721-5169.

Fundraiser scheduled for ‘Nutcracker’

Pinkerton Ballet Theatre will present a fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Friday at Jimmy G’s Cigar Bar, 311 N. Carson Street in support of this year’s production of “The Nutcracker Ballet.”

Tickets are $20 and the evening will include good food, beer and a silent auction. Please call 230-1915 for tickets or information.

Free legal education clinics offered

Nevada Legal Services, Inc., will present a series of free legal education clinics on Thursday at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, Ormsby Room, 911 East Musser St., Carson City.

An Elder Law Clinic will be at 10 a.m.-noon.

The Forms Completion Clinic, at 1-3 p.m., is for people who are filing without legal representation. The clinic will provide general instructions, assistance and legal advice on the completion of Self Help Forms. A Notary Public will be available.

A Housing Clinic at 3:30-5 p.m. will cover liens, homesteading, evictions, and landlord/tenant matters.

Pre-registration for each clinic is requested. Register by calling 775-334-3045.

Early film screening benefits rescue group

Advanced screenings of the Warner Bros. film “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” will be shown at Galaxy Fandango Theatre, Cinemark Summit Sierra Theatre, and Incline Village Cinema at 10 a.m. on Saturday with ticket proceeds going to Pet Network.

The screenings are a week before the general release date of the family comedy.

In “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore,” a sequel to “Cats & Dogs,” the ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.

The cast includes the voices or live action of actors Neil Patrick Harris, Bette Midler, Roger Moore, Nick Nolte, Chris O’Donnell, Sean Hayes, and many more.

Tickets for the advanced screening are $8 for both children and adults and are on sale at Pet Network Humane Society, Pak Mail, Dress the Part(y), Sierra Le Bone, Natural Paws, and at

Open house at Wild Animal Infirmary

An open house at the Wild Animal Infirmary for Nevada is scheduled for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 24 and 25. WAIFNV is in Washoe Valley at 2920 Eagle Street.

Bring your camera and see recovered and recovering wildlife close up. A self-guided tour is planned. Admission is free and donations for food and veterinary care are appreciated.

New venue

for swing dance

West Coast swing dancing sponsored by High Sierra Swing Dance Club will meet 7-10 p.m. every Thursday at Carson Lane’s 11th Frame Lounge, 4600 Snyder Ave, Carson City.

The event is free and no partner is necessary. Practice your swing moves, or just check out the dance at this fun, nonstructured event. For information, call 775-629-9369 or go to