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Carson City

BAC presents the Brubeck Brothers

The Brubeck Brothers will be playing at 7:30 tonight at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Tickets are $22 for general admission and $18 for BAC members, seniors, and students.

For tickets or information, call 883-1976.

‘Robin Hood’ play presented tonight

Carson Performing Arts is presenting this year’s fairy tale, “Robin Hood,” at 7:30 tonight at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. There will also be special showings for schools, preschools, and day-care centers. This production is directed by student Jon Josten as part of his Senior Project.

Ticket prices are $3 for children, students, and seniors, and $5 for general admission.

For information or tickets, or to book a special showing, call 887-0438.

Douglas County

DAWG sponsors microchip clinic

The Douglas Animal Welfare Group is sponsoring a pet microchip clinic from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. today at the Carson Valley Petco. Microchips are $30 per animal. AVID microchips are safe forms of identification guaranteed to last the life of your pet.

Dogs available for adoption will also be at Petco.

For information, call 267-7325 or visit

Young at Heart trustees to meet

The regular monthly meeting of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club Board of Trustees will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville. Call 783-6455.


Run 4 Life supports crisis hotline

The Crises Call Center is holding it’s annual fundraising event, Run 4 Life, at 9 a.m. April 22 at the Hidden Valley Regional Park in Reno. There will be a 10K and 5K run and a 5K fun race/walk. Registration is $23 through April 21. On race day registration is $25.

Registration is available online at,, or by calling 784-8085.

Reno Hilton hosts ‘Gem Faire’

The Reno Hilton will host the “Gem Faire” in its Nevada Room today through Sunday. Admission is $5 for a weekend pass. There will be 50 exhibitors from around the world with the finest jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks and minerals.

For information, visit

Bartley Ranch holds rabbit night for kids

Kids can learn the difference between rabbits and hares at 7-8 tonight at the Bartley Ranch Regional Park’s Huffaker Schoolhouse in Reno.

There will be fun stories and crafts in this part of the “Kids Night Out” program. Admission is free. Call 828-6612.

Lake Tahoe

‘Best Management Practices’ workshops at Tahoe

Contractors, landscapers, architects and engineers have time to sing up for the seventh annual ‘Best Management Practices’ workshops, April 25 and 28 at Lake Tahoe.

Attendees will get the latest information on best management practices, land management techniques that control erosion and prevent water pollution, and how to instill them for single-family residences.

April 25 is a free “Refresher Workshop,” for those who have attended one of the workshops in past years. It is 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 128 Market St., Stateline.

April 28 is the “Basic Workshop,” for first-time attendees. It runs from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Community College, 1 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe. Cost is $75.

Advance registration is required for both workshops. For information or to register, call 832-4150.