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Calendar of events

Staff reports


— St. Peter’s Country Store Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, corner of Minnesota and Telegraph streets. Large collection of books and records, plants, collectibles and “near-new” items. Call 882-1534.

— Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada 2003 Jester’s Jog. Signup at 8 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. at the Pi-on Plaza Resort and Casino. Includes fun run for kids, 2-mile walk, 2-mile run and 10k run. Call 883-3361.

— Annual Presbyterian Spring Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Division and Musser streets. Half-price buys after 11 a.m., $2 per-bag specials at noon. Items include furniture, crafts and antiques. Call 882-1032.

— Used-book sale from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Teresa’s School, 567 S. Richmond Ave. Proceeds benefit school library. Call 882-2079.

— Friends of the Carson City Library sponsors a used-book sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 900 N. Roop St. Hardcover books are $1, paperbacks are .50. Call 887-2244.

— Support our troops at a peace rally from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday at the Capitol in Carson City. Call Shari Hollis, 888-9803.

— Champion Motor Speedway Car Show today and Sunday at Carson Mall during regular mall hours. Includes drivers signing autographs 4-8 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Call 267-0505 or 884-3045.

— Easter crafts day at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St., 10:30 a.m. for ages 7 through 12. Cost $2 per child. Call 884-2226.

— Secondhand Lil Sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St. Features gently used formal wear for women, nicer clothing, career/business dress, accessories and home decor; fund-raiser for local hearing-impaired programs. Light buffet luncheon 11:30-1:30 p.m., $3. Call 883-5132.

— The Carson City Sheriff’s Department will fingerprint children free of charge at noon at the main entrance of the Gottschalks department store.

— 12th annual Mountain Oyster Fry at the Bucket of Blood Saloon parking lot. Cooking starts at 10 a.m., judging and tasting at noon. Call 847-0311.

— Nevada Music Educators Association 2003 All State Conference showcases all-state ensembles of top high school musicians from around Nevada. Call 883-1976.

— Soroptimist International of Carson City’s Comedy Night, 7:30 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Features Laura House and Lord Carrett; doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $25; hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar available. Call 883-2211.

— Funtime Theater presents a murder-mystery dinner, 7 p.m. at Delta Saloon, 18 S. C St., Virginia City. Cost $40 per person, includes dinner and show. Call 240-5762 or go to

— English author Lee Sturgeon-Day presents a workshop on life planning through exploration of the seven stages of personal biography at the Mountain and Garden Bed and Breakfast, Woodfords, Calif. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration $60 per person, call Diana Mitzner at (530) 694-9691.

— Turquoise performs through Sunday at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge, Minden. Call 782-9711.

— Blues Groove performs Through Sunday at the Carson Nugget Show Lounge; Sunday, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. today. Call 882-1626.

— Tommy Bell performs through Sunday at the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge. Call 782-9711.