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Carson City

Diabetes information available

Learn diabetes basics and Insulin Resistance Syndrome 7-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at Carson Tahoe Specialty Medical Center. The program helps develop a game plan for preventing or delaying cardiovascular disease and other complications of diabetes.

For information, call 885-4506.

Lab screenings available through medical center

Carson Tahoe offers affordable lab screenings on the second Tuesday of each month. Doctor’s orders are not required. Included: Comprehensive metabolic and lipid panel, PSA, CBC, TSH, and Hemoglobin A1c. Appointments are required.

For information, visit or call 1-866-284-9355.

Auditions open for ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’

Wild Horse Children’s Theater announces auditions for their spring production of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

Auditions for children ages 5 to 15 will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St.

Auditioners must call 887-0438 to sign up for an audition time slot. Come prepared with a short (1 minute or less) monologue, nursery rhyme or poem.

Some of the youths auditioning may be asked to read from the script.

Dance to live music at the senior center

The Carson City Senior Citizens Center will celebrate January with a dance 7-10 p.m. Jan. 12 with live music by Don and Nadine.

Dance lessons will be provided by Thane Cornell from 6-7 p.m. Cost of the dance is $6 per person. There will be a no-host bar and refreshments will be served.

For information, call 883-0703.


Batmobile on display in Reno Museum

Made famous in comics, on TV and in movies, the unique Batmobile will be on display at the National Automobile Museum in Reno through June 2008.

Kids ages 18 and younger can see the amazing Batmobile for free on Batmobile Saturdays through the end of March when they are accompanied by a paying adult.

The Batmobile is on loan to the National Automobile Museum through June 2008, courtesy of the Joe Kaminkow family of Reno.

The museum is open daily to 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $4 for children 6 to 18 years. Children age 5 and younger are free.

Call 333-9300 for information.

Carson Valley

Meeting scheduled for Young Chautauquans

An information meeting for Young Chautauquans will be 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Carson Valley Museum in Gardnerville.

Students from grades 4 through 12 are accepted from private, public and home schooling programs.

Group leaders are also needed to help mentor the Young Chautauquans. For information, call 782-2555.

Painters group to meet Jan. 9 in Minden

The Carson Valley Desert Brushes will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Johnson Lane Firehouse, 1450 Stephanie Way in Minden.

Painters of all levels and those who would like to learn to paint are welcome.

For information, call 883-1517 or 883-7917.