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Tuesday’s winning lotto numbers

Tuesday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Fantasy 5: Daily 3: Daily 4; Daily Derby: Mega Millions: Mega ball:

For more information visit the California Lottery Web site: http://www.calottery.com.

Democratic women to meet

The Carson City Democratic Women’s Club will meet from 11:15-11:45 Saturday at Grandma Hatties to order off the menu for lunch.

At noon, the speaker will be Chris Jones from NV Energy to explain Smart Meters. The club also expect some candidates to briefly address members.

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The fashion show will be discussed as well as plans for having a series of forums, a possible ERA/History event and a Women’s Rights Rally.

For more information, call Donna Curtis at 775-884-3037.

Wak/run for sexual assault awareness

Nationally, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Sexual Assault Response Advocates, or SARA, in conjunction with Advocates to End Domestic Violence, will be host an inaugural Sexual Assault Awareness Month Walk/Run.

This event will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday with check-in and late registration at 7 a.m.

The SARA team consists of volunteers and paid staff that advocate for a victim from the time the assault is reported, through the forensic assault exam, and any court proceedings.

Team members provide referrals for financial assistance as well as counseling. The team works in conjunction with the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare, Jim Pagels SART/CARES Facility, Carson City Health and Human Services, and the state’s Victim’s of Crime office to assist victims.

For information regarding the Walk/Run, contact Lindsay at the Advocates’ office, 775-883-7654.

Attract birds to your garden

Elona Lathrop of Greenhouse Garden Center will give a free seminar, “Attracting Birds To Your Yard,” at 11 a.m. Sunday at 2450 S. Curry St.

Lathrop is a local birder who has been counting and observing birds in Northern Nevada for several years. Her knowledge in bird identification and habits will be interesting to all gardeners who enjoy attracting birds into their yards. No reservations are required.

This class may be held outdoors, so bring a jacket. For more information, call 775-882-8600.

Paslov is guest speaker at chamber luncheon

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce’s next luncheon speaker series, Soup’s On, will start at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at Gold Dust West. Guest speaker will be Nevada Appeal columnist and former state superintendent of schools Eugene Paslov. Chamber Director Ronni Hannaman called Paslov “a rascal” who promises to deliver an interesting program.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. To RSVP or for more information, call 775-882-1565.

‘Dreams & Magic’ handbell concert set at library

The Tintabulations Handbell Choir will return to the Carson City Library at 11 a.m. April 28.

The “Dreams & Magic” handbell concert will include a variety of music to go along with the upcoming summer reading program theme, “Dream Big, Read!” including nocturnal motifs and several well-known pieces from Disney movies. The free performance will be held in the library’s auditorium. All ages are welcome.

Ladies Nite Out coming in May

Women are invited to join Soroptimist International of the Comstock for the third annual Ladies Nite Out. Doors open at 4 p.m. May 12 at Dayton Valley Country Club, 51 Palmer Drive. Artists will sell custom jewelry, glass art, pottery, hand-woven baskets and other unique items. Tickets include one raffle ticket, appetizers and a drink. Call Sharon at 775-246-1630 or Dorothy at 775-246-2499 for more information or prepaid $25 tickets, or mail a check to SI of the Comstock, P.O. Box 672, Dayton, NV 89403 to reserve tickets. Tickets at the door are $30. Proceeds go to scholarships and other needs in the community.

Gold Star Families to meet

Gold Star Families of Nevada will meet at 1 p.m. May 12 at Red’s Old 395. The group of military, law enforcement and government officials and families are working on plans for a Nevada War Memorial. For more information, call 775-575-7622.

Western art displayed in businesses

In partnership with the Genoa Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival, the Carson Valley Arts Council has coordinated exhibitions of Western art that will are being displayed in businesses along and near the Highway 395 corridor in Minden and Gardnerville this month.

For more information about the Genoa Cowboy Festival, call 782-8696 or go online to http://www.cowboypoetrygenoa.com.

For more information about the Carson Valley Arts Council, visit http://www.cvartscouncil.com. The Carson Valley Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; donations may be tax deductible as allowed by law.

Bonanza Kennel Club to meet May 1

The monthly meeting of the Bonanza Kennel Club of Carson City will be at 7 p.m. May 1 in the Bonanza Room of the Community Center, 851 E. William St. The meeting is open to all dog fanciers. The club has a special interest in purebred dogs, dog shows and responsible dog ownership. This month’s featured breed is the Penbroke Welsh Corgi, which will be presented by its owner at the meeting. For more information, call 775-887-8822 or e-mail BonanzaKC@gmail.com.

Vietnam Veterans offer spring social

The Carson Area Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans will host its annual Spring Social and Raffle from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 3 at High Sierra Brewing Company, 302 N. Carson St. A business meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. The event offers free appetizers, live entertainment and a free first drink. Tickets are $10 at the door, and Vietnam veterans are admitted free.

Attendees are invited to bring a wife, girlfriend, significant other, neighbor, friend or co-worker. All proceeds go to support the local homeless veterans project. For more information or to RSVP, call Rick at 775-267-2385.

Memberships sought for Carson Tennis Club

Carson Tennis Club, a public sports organization, is accepting membership applications now. Join before June 1 and get a $5 discount over the regular cost. Membership good for 2012: Individual $35, family $55. Take $5 off if submitted before June 1. Membership allows access to club events, gives a discount for the club-sponsored Fall Classic tournament. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Come join a fun, energetic, and at times, competitive group of like-minded people who enjoy getting out in the fresh air and getting some exercise playing tennis. For information, email carsontennisclubnv@gmail.com or call 775-265-1711.

Free seminar by organic, probiotic specialist

Greenhouse Garden Center will have Thomas Chaplin, project manager of Dr. Earth Company, as guest speaker from 11 a.m.-noon May 5 at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St.

Chaplin has been a part of the lawn and garden industry since 1979, having started out as a water boy to ultimately owning his own nursery in 1992. During the past 32 years, he has acquired an extensive knowledge of plants, pesticides, fertilizers and all products available for use in the home garden.

Dr. Earth Company is a major industry leader in the manufacture of organic and probiotic fertilizers, soils and pesticides.

This seminar will be free, however, reservations are required as seating will be limited. For reservations or more information, call 775-882-8600.