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Carson City

Open Space Advisory Committee meets Tuesday

The Carson City Open Space Advisory Committee meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Capitol Conference Room at City Hall, 201 E. Musser St.

Topics include Horse Creek Ranch and how Question 1 funding could be used to purchase a conservation easement.

Local artist’s works at Comma Coffee

Comma Coffee and present “Perididdle,” the art of Raymond Craig Whitehill, at The Backseat Gallery inside Comma Coffee. The show runs all September with a reception for the artist from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday.

Perididdle is the home of Craig’s original cartoon character.

The Perididdle crew has also found itself in the middle of Craig’s non-objective art, a motif that he calls Subdivision which has evolved over 38 years. These abstract compositions lead the viewer along and seem like lyrical moments in a song or poem.

Whitehill works from a home studio in Carson City. The Backseat Gallery is in Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. The show and reception are free.

Call 883-2662 or see

An opportunity to meet the candidates

The Meet the Candidates barbecue and picnic will be 3-7 p.m. on Sept. 9 at 1001 Arrowhead Dr., in Carson City.

People seeking local and state offices are expected at this bipartisan event, sponsored by the Democratic women’s clubs of Carson City and Douglas County.

Cost is $5 to attend, and there will be no-host wine and beer. There also will be designated drivers available.

RSVP by Wednesday by calling 841-3367 or visiting

Parks and Recreation Commission to meet Tuesday

The Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Sierra Room of the Community Center, 851 E. William St.

Among scheduled activities: Possible endorsement of a grant application for a “Trails Working Group” from Muscle Powered; discussions about Question 18 Quality of Life funding, the plan for a joint-use recreation center, the Great Weight Loss Challenge Program, and project funding possibilities through Residential Constriction Tax.


Log flume ride marathon is Sunday

There will be a log flume ride marathon from noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Great Basin Adventure in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Cost is $20 per rider for as many log flume rides as the rider can handle during 45 minutes of each hour. Entrants receive a $5 snack/gift shop voucher and a chance to win Great Basin Adventure admission tickets and other prizes. Call 785-4884.