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Carson City

Stroke and Osteoporosis screening slated

Life Line Screening will offer stroke and osteoporosis screening on March 26 at the Carson Plaza Retirement, located at 2120 E. Long St. Pre-registration is required. Screenings are fast, painless and affordable.

For information or to schedule an appointment, call 800-697-9721.

Free gardening seminar to focus on soil preparation

Mark O’Brien from Dr. Earth will be guest speaker at Greenhouse Garden Center 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to speak on “Preparing your Soil for Spring and Making Compost.”

Those attending the seminar will receive a coupon for 15 percent off up to five items purchased that weekend.

No reservations are required and there is no cost. For information, call 882-8600.

Free health information and more at Pow Wow

Mother Earth Awakening Social Pow Wow 2008 Health Information Fair, 10 a.m. Saturday, 2900 S. Curry St.

Basket weaving demonstrations, women’s hand drum contest, hand game tourney, 3K run/walk, dance specials, spot dancing, raffle and free health information. Open to the public.

For booth information, call 443-7461. For information, call 351-4870.

Zephyr Cove

Saturday stories and crafts at library

The Douglas County Public Library, Lake Tahoe branch is presenting Saturday Stories and crafts 1 p.m., 233 Warrior Way, Zephyr Cove.

Celebrate Easter with Miss Carol. Have fun creating Easter crafts such as bunnies, baskets, or chicks. All supplies will be provided.

For children three and up; young children should be accompanied by an adult.

For information, call 588-6411.

Douglas County

Lucky day for dogs and people with DAWG pet adoption

Lucky You, Lucky Dog adoption event, sponsored by DAWG, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Petco, Topsy Lane and Highway 395.

Adopted dogs will have free spay or neuter, free microchip, and reimbursement for taking your adopted dog to obedience training.

You will be the Lucky One to get one of our Lucky Dogs.

For information, call 267-7325 or

Tumbleweeds Gymnastics hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Tumbleweeds Gymnastics hosts their annual Easter Egg Hunt 1-2 p.m. Sunday, 2231 E. Meridian Blvd., No. 2, Minden.

The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance. The event is free and open to the public.

For information, call 782-4496.

Douglas High students Spring Craft Faire

Douglas High School Speech and Debate Team hosts their annual Spring Craft Faire from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday., Douglas High School commons area. The faire will be held in memory of former speech coach, Mr. Cronin. For information and application, call 220-9539.