Briefly |


Donors who donate blood up through Valentine’s Day (Wednesday) will be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of two waterfall-style, heart-shaped, 1-carat diamond pendants, to be awarded Thursday. The pendants were donated by Hart’s Fine Jewelry.

For information or to make an appointment, call 887-9111 or visit

Carson City

Miss Carson City accepting applications

The Miss Carson City Scholarship Program will be accepting applications through Tuesday.

The pageant will be held March 6. Girls must be a graduating high school senior or older, never been married, and never been pregnant. For information, call 721-2928.

California employees association to meet

There will be a meeting of the California Retired Public Employees Association, Northern Nevada chapter, at 11:30 a.m. today at Grandma Hattie’s restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St.

For information, call 674-6449.

‘Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts’ Tuesday

The Mile High Jazz Band will be performing a “Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts” 8-10 p.m. Tuesday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Cost is $5 at the door, $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association, and free for those aged 18 and under.

Dance instruction is from 6 – 7:30 p.m. for $5 extra. For information, call 883-2662.

Douglas County

Young at Heart to meet

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

For information, call 783-6455.

Douglas County senior services to meet Tuesday

The regular monthly meeting of Douglas County’s Senior Services Advisory Council will be 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Douglas County Senior Citizen’s Center.

This meeting is a reschedule of the original Monday meeting.

For information, call 783-6455.


Gourmet Gardening class Tuesday

There will be a free Master Gardener workshop titled “Gourmet Gardening” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno.

Master Gardener Whitney Lauren will discuss growing herbs and edible flowers to add flavor and variety to meals.

For information, call 784-4848.