Northern Nevada Briefly July 15 |

Northern Nevada Briefly July 15

Eagle Scout seeks volunteers for project

Volunteers are encouraged to help Alan Cohen with his Eagle Scout project starting from 7:30-11 a.m. July 24.

Workers will meet in the Fremont Elementary School parking lot to clean up the Linear Ditch to improve drainage and prevent flooding.

The project will include picking up trash, taking out dead plants and weeds, cutting down dead trees, fixing an eroded walkway and taking off panels of an old bridge.

Volunteers should bring gloves, rakes, shovels or waders with names marked, if they have them.

Lunch will be provided at 11:15 a.m.

For more information, call 882-7197.

GOP committee offers candidate Q&A

The Carson City Republican Central Committee is providing members and guests to a Q&A session with general election candidates at 6:30 p.m. July 22.

Assembly District 40 candidate Pete Livermore and Assembly District 39 candidate Tom Grady will be available for a question and answer session.

The candidate night will be at the Plaza Hotel, 801 South Carson St., in the Sierra Room. Attendees are asked to sign in, enjoy coffee and snacks and meet the candidates.

The club’s business meeting begins after the 40-minute program.

For more information, call Sheila Ward at 883-1362.

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 July 24 with ticket proceeds going directly 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” released in 2001, 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.

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 online at

Pinkerton Ballet hosting fundraiser

Pinkerton Ballet Theatre will present a fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Friday, July 23 at Jimmy G’s Cigar Bar, 311 N. Carson St., 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.

Composting lecture at farmers market

The downtown farmers market will host All About Composting by David Ruf, owner of Greenhouse Garden Center at 10 a.m. July 31, Third and Curry streets.

Ruf will share 36 years of experience explaining how easy it is while being a great way to reuse and recycle everything from banana peels to grass clippings.

The workshop is free, and no reservations are required.

For more information, call 882-8600.

Lyon Republican Central Committee to host golf tournament

The Lyon County Republican Central Committee in association with the Dayton Valley Golf Club is hosting a golf tournament with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Aug. 28. The format will be a four-person scramble.

Registration fee is $80 per golfer or $50 for DVGC members. The barbecue alone is $25.

Golfing fees include: cap, towel, green fees, cart, range balls and barbecue. The Arnold Palmer signature designed championship course is located in Dayton, and is home to a PGA Tour Qualifier since 1995.

There will be a silent auction, as well as a raffle for prizes. Sponsorships, including local and statewide candidates, still are available for the driving range, tee markers, greens and putting green.

For more information and entry forms, call Rich Martinez at 246-7430, or Virgil Arellano 775-463-2977.


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