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Douglas County

Three Blonde Moms play at Minden Inn

The “Tonight” show’s quirky Maryellen Hooper, “The Drew Carey Show’s” perky Joanie Fagan and The Style Network’s sassy Helen Keaney are the 3 Blonde Moms and their comedy show returns to the Carson Valley Inn Shannon Ballroom today and Saturday.

The Carson Valley Inn is at 1627 Highway 395 in Minden. Call 782-9711.

Fundraiser tickets on sale now

Purchase tickets for the Dec. 1 Farewell Tour Fundraiser for Greg Gooch is Nov. 21. The fundraiser at the Johnson Lane Fire Station, 1450 Stephanie Way.

Greg has terminal cancer and all proceeds go to Greg and his sons to take a last family vacation to visit relatives.

Donations can be dropped off at North Sails Nevada, 2379 Heybourne Road.

Monetary donations can be made at any Bank of America, account No. 501003687437. To purchase tickets, call 315-5986.

Carson City

Learn to shop for meat at WNC

Meat Shopping Guide, one of the many community education fall classes still available at Western Nevada College, will meet Wednesdays and Fridays beginning today through Nov. 16.

Wednesday sessions will meet 7-9 p.m. and Friday sessions will meet 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $65.

Register at http://www.wnc.edu or call 445-4268.

Get hypnotized by comedy at BAC

A hypnosis comedy show will be 7 p.m. today at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St.

Admission for adults is $15 in advance or $18 at the door, seniors and students are $12, kids 12-younger are $10, or a family pack of four tickets $40.

Admission benefits the Ormsby Associated for Retarded Citizens. For tickets, call 882-8520.

Carson High invites vets to celebration

Veterans of the military services and Blue Star and Gold Star Mothers are invited to a recognition ceremony at 11 a.m. today at Carson High School in Senator Square. Call 283-1780.

Minden group to stage ‘The Nerd’

The Dakota Organization presents “The Nerd” today through Sunday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. This is the story of a young man wounded in Vietnam who is saved by a man he never saw.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday with matinees 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Call 450-0155 or 265-7694 or visit online at http://www.thedakotaorganization.com.

Reno

Historical society giving away law books, documents

The Nevada Historical Society will give away a surplus of deaccessioned obsolete Law books and federal documents noon-4 p.m. today.

These items will be offered to the public on the front lawn of the Nevada Historical Society. In case of inclement weather the event will be held in the lobby. The Nevada Historical Society is at 1650 N. Virginia St. in Reno. Call 687-8323.