June 17, 2005
• Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow and Reunion, hosted by the Nevada Indian Commission at the former Stewart Indian Boarding School Campus in Carson City through Sunday. Includes competition dancing, alumni events, Native arts and crafts, food, drum groups and boxing exhibition. Proceeds benefit re-establishment of a museum/cultural center to preserve the history of the school. All are welcome to attend. Call Sherry Rupert at 687-8333.
• Comedy “Butterflies Are Free,” presented by Proscenium Players, Inc. at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. matinee Sunday at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Tickets $10 PPI/BAC members, students and seniors, $12 general admission. Call 883-1976.
• “Living in Nevada” art exhibit at Capital City Arts Initiative’s Caffeine Gallery at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. through June 30. Features work by Virginia City High School students. Call 287-2252.
• Gardnerville Tumbleweeds Gymnastics Super Circus, 4-7 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 851 E. William St. Call 265-9496.
• Free one-hour seminar “Love Those Pond Plants,” at 9 a.m. at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Call 882-8600.
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• Bingo and friendship at noon at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 5335 Snyder Ave., hosted by St. Benedict Society. Doors open at 11; early bingo at 11:30 a.m., regular bingo from 12:15-2:30 p.m. Cash and raffle prizes offered; concessions available with free coffee and popcorn. Must be 21-older to play. Call 882-1967.
• Juneteenth celebration from noon-3 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Free with paid admission or family membership. Call 884-2226.
• “Hep C Aware” Day and concert from noon-9 p.m. at Pony Express Pavilion at Mills Park. Sponsored by Carson-Tahoe Hospital, event is to raise community awareness of Hepatitis C. Features Kelly’s Lot, Rick Monroe, Che Zuro, Cushion Theory, Slim Chance, Chris Bell and 100 Percent Clues, Gene Butter and more; free concert, also raffle held. Call (818) 769-2701.
• Ride the Rails at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Dads ride free. Call 687-6953.
• Second annual Cops and Kids Sheriff’s Office Open House, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 901 E. Musser St. Includes games, food, crafts, bubbles, Mobile Command Unit, “Sheriff for the Day” drawing, free hot dogs (while supply lasts), hypno-comedy show and more. Call 887-2020, ext. 1907.
• Auditions for Battle of the Bands at Cornerstone Music/Connected, 900 Mallory Way. Call for scheduling, 841-1119.
• 12th annual Taste of Downtown, a culinary walking tour from 5-9 p.m. of the finest restaurants of the area. Also live music and dancing. Tickets $30 each; benefits Advocates to End Domestic Violence. Call 883-7654.
• Fridays@Third Street, 7 p.m. Taste of Downtown event features live music by Bad Intent, food and more. Call 884-4411.
• Western Nevada Performing Arts Dance Recital, 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Call Gina Kaskie-Davis at 882-7485.
• Champion Speedway auto racing, 1230 Race Track Road (off Bigelow), 7 p.m. Features Desert Rose 100 and several other classes of racing. Call 888-9777.
• Dog Town Rescue dog adoption event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Petco on Topsy Lane. Visit their Web site at http://www.dogtown.petfinder.com or call (775) 934-5775.
• Book Signing with author and historical researcher Barbara Hegne, noon-2 p.m. at The Book Den, 1328 Highway 395, Suite 305, Gardnerville. Call 783-1100.
• Reno Rodeo at the Reno Livestock and Events Center. Features drill team competitions, barrel racing, steer wrestling, roping, team roping, cutting horse competition, bull riding and saddle bronc riding through June 25. Call (800) 225-2277.
• Amish Quilt and Craft Sale, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Reno Sparks Convention Center, Hall A, Reno. Free, open to the public.
• Lyle Lovett and His Large Band perform at 9 p.m. at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. Tickets $35 and $39; call 356-3352.
• The Charlie Daniels Band performs at 8 p.m. at the Reno Hilton Theater. Tickets $33, $44. Call 789-2285.
• Father’s Day
• Carson City Little League Father’s Day Raffle and Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seeliger Elementary School. Donation $3 per person; children 12-younger $1 at the door. Call 882-8211, 882-5353.
• Free seminar on Lawn Care in the Heat of Summer, 9 a.m. at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. Call 882-8600.
• Sagebrush Studebaker Club presents Spring Fling Orphan Meet, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fuji Park, Clear Creek Road. Open to classes 1910-20, 1921-30, 1931-40, 1941-50, 1951-60 and 1961-70. People’s Choice award given, as well as one overall. Pre-entry is $20, includes one tri-tip lunch; gate entry $25 (includes one lunch). Call (530) 541-1959 or (775) 463-3332.
• Pops Party Concert, 2:30 p.m. at the Governors Mansion, 600 N. Mountain St. Features harmonica virtuosos Tom Stryker and tenor Patrick Jolly. Call 883-4154.
• Concert on the Green at 5 p.m. in Genoa Town Park (Town Hall if raining) features the Dixieland band “And That’s Jazz.” Bring a picnic and lawn chairs. Call 782-5697.
• Young at Heart bingo, 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at noon; must be 21 years or older to play. Free coffee and snacks; hotdogs and chili for purchase. Call 267-4897.
• Fourth Ward School Mining Walking Tour in Virginia City, 9:30 a.m. meet at the school. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children; space limited. Call 847-0975 or 847-0311.
• Father’s Day Barbecue at Hope Valley at noon. Call 782-2010.
• Open Space Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St.
• Carson City Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife public meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall Capitol Conference Room, 201 N. Carson St.
• National Pony Express Association re-ride. From Sand Springs (10:15 p.m.) to Ft. Churchill (Rangers Station at 6:15 a.m.) to Carson City (Third and Carson streets at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday) to Fridays Station (at Harrah’s at 4:15 p.m.). Follow on the Web at http://www.xpomestation.com or hotline 783-0462.
• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1329 meets at 11:15 at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, business meeting at 12:15 p.m. Guest speaker is Detective Bob Motamenpour of the Carson City Sheriff’s Department. Call 884-3538 or 884-9448.
• Retired Telephone Pioneers meet at 5:30 p.m. at US Restaurant, 248 E. Winnie Lane. Reservations or information, call 882-5205.
• Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St.
• Silver Sierra Adventurers travel group meets at 6 p.m. at the Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Guest speaker is Jackie Williams, director of San Diego Travel Industry. Call Harriet Post at 882-2671.
• Capital Women’s Connection “Ladies Night Out” dinner program, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Silver Oak Resort Country Club, 1251 Country Club Drive. Features a bridal fashion show with Murdock’s Bridal Fashions and Accessories, guest speaker Barbara Howe of Grass Valley, Calif. and musician June Joplin. Tickets $25; reservation deadline June 14. Call 883-5045 or 882-5532.
• Pony Express Re-Ride, along the Snowshoe Thompson Mail Routes and Education Program at Genoa Courthouse Museum from noon-5 p.m. Call 782-4325.
• Gold Hill Hotel Lecture Series features Thomas Brown and Jim Marsh on Conversation between Generals North and South at 7:30 p.m. Buffet available from 5-7 p.m., $15 includes lecture; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.
• Nevada Society of Scottish Clans meeting, 7 p.m. at the Classic Residence, 3201 Plumas, Reno. Features Robert Bledsaw, Society Chieftain and Chaplain is presenter. Open to the public; call Chester Buchanan at 849-1112.
• Terry Gerard Band performs at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden through Sunday. Call 782-9711.