FISH needs turkeys
Friends In Service Helping is in need of 150 turkeys to fill baskets for needy families this Thanksgiving.
Distribution takes place Nov. 20-22. Turkey donors should bring a frozen turkey to FISH, 138 E. Long St.
FISH is open for registration in its Christmas office 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Christmas Day.
Approximately 300 families will be served at Thanksgiving, and 500 at Christmas. Call FISH at 882-8448.
Winter Extravaganza set for Saturday
The 2006 Winter Extravaganza Stop and Shop will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 4051 Lepire Drive in Carson City.
Vendors from Jafra Cosmetics, Home Interiors & Gifts, Tupperware, Cachet Candles, Cookie Lee Jewelry, Canine Creations and Tastefully Simple will be gathered for holiday shopping. For information or to RSVP, call 250-8926 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanksgiving dinner drawings occur daily
United Blood Services will be holding a daily drawing for all donors, for a complete Thanksgiving dinner, worth approximately $100, now through Nov. 22.
For information, or to schedule an appointment, call 887-9111 or visit http://www.bloodhero.com.
Silver Saddle Ranch group to meet
The Friends of the Silver Saddle Ranch will be holding its November general meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Red House on the Silver Saddle Ranch, off Carson River Road.
Guest speaker is Cameron Johnson of the Nevada Wilderness Project. Call 884-1570.
Author John Moir to speak at Borders
Writer John Moir will discuss his book “Return of the Condor: The Race to Save our Largest Bird from Extinction” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Borders on Topsy Lane. Call 267-0755.
Michael’s to hold Class Preview Day
Michael’s Arts and Crafts Store will be offering a free Class Preview Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the store, 911 Topsy Lane.
Participants can learn about the classes Michael’s offers: Wilton Cake Decorating, Tole Painting, Knitting & Crocheting, One Stroke Painting, Scrapbooking, Jewelry Making, and Bob Ross Joy of Painting. Call 267-1938.