Community Briefs for May 7
Book signing Saturday
A book signing for Judie Hartwick, author of “Some Called Her Lizzie,” will be noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Borders Books on Topsy Lane in Carson City.
Hartwick has been a resident of Gardnerville/Carson City for 20 years and graduated from WNC.
Museum seeks rummage items
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada is accepting donations for a fundraiser rummage sale, to be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 12.
Drop off tax-deductible donations of household goods, small appliances, decorative items, toys, jewelry, electronics, etc. from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily at the museum, 813 N. Carson St. No large appliances or clothing. For more information, call 884-2226.
Warren Engine Co. hosting fundraiser
The Warren Engine Co. No 1 is hosting a hot dog and hamburger barbecue from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Main Fire Station, 777 S. Stewart St. The event is a fundraiser for the station. Call 882-7270.
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).