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Carson City

Candidates’ forum on local TV, Web

The candidates forum held on June 8 will air on ACCTV Channel 26 on the following dates and times:

Today

11:15 a.m. Mayoral candidates; 11 p.m. assembly candidates

Tuesday

12:30 p.m. Mayoral candidates; 2 p.m. supervisor candidates; 4:30 mayoral candidates; 6 p.m. supervisor candidates; 8 p.m. assembly candidates

Wednesday

11:15 Mayoral candidates; 1 p.m. supervisor candidates; 2:45 p.m. assembly candidates; 11 p.m. mayoral candidates

Thursday

1 p.m. Mayoral candidates; 2:40 p.m. assembly candidates; 11 p.m. mayoral candidates

Friday

8:30 p.m. Mayoral candidates; 10 p.m. assembly candidates; 10:45 p.m. mayoral candidates

Saturday

12:30 p.m. Mayoral candidates; 2 p.m. assembly candidates; 2:45 p.m. mayoral candidates

The candidates’ forum can also be viewed on the Web site http://www.acctv.org.

Dog park meeting scheduled today

An organizational meeting of citizens interested in building a dog park in Carson City will be 5:30 p.m., today in the Bonanza Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.

The group will be adopting by-laws, electing officers and collecting initial membership dues. Developing a name for the group and the campaign to build and operate a dog park will also be on the agenda. Reports will be given by the fundraising, location and research committees. For information, call 884-3037.

Damaged library books on display

The Carson City Library staff has compiled an interesting exhibit displaying some of the unfortunate items that “bit the dust.”

Patrons who own up to the damage they’ve caused have been known to give some peculiar reasons for the mishaps. Some ingenious responses include: “We got a new puppy,” the chewed book is about dog training; “I fell asleep in the bathtub,” a sappy romance novel is now shriveled; “I took it to the beach,” damaging sand particles fall from the pages.

The library is open Monday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday, noon-6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For information, call 887-2244.

RV club picks June campout site

The Carson City Roadrunners RV Club has scheduled its June campout for Monday, June 23-Thursday, June 26 at Washoe Lake State Park. Those who have the Nevada Seniors State Park Annual Permit should bring it. Activities will include a potluck, meeting, hiking, campfires, and fun and games. For information, call 267-3021.

Magic show bows at library Tuesday

Carson City Library’s Youth Department presents professional magician Magic Dan, 1 p.m., Tuesday. The presentation is part of the Summer Reading Program “Catch the Reading Bug!” and is sponsored by the Friends of the Carson City Library. The library is located at 900 N. Roop St. For information, visit http://www.magicdan.com or call 887-2244.

DAR to host meeting Wednesday

The Battle Born Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, meets at noon, Wednesday at B’Sghetti’s Restaurant, 318 North Carson St.

Women interested in volunteer work involving educational issues, patriotism, and history are invited to attend. Genealogical assistance is available for potential members of the DAR. For more information, visit http://webpages.charter.net/bbdar2005/ or call 883-7972 or 882-8572.

Gardnerville

Meth focus of talk at senior center

The Douglas County Senior Center in association with the Partnership of Community Resources will host a Methamphetamine Presentation, 2 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville. The public is invited to attend this informational presentation. For information, call 782-8611.