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Carson City

Religious leaders discuss gay inclusion

The public is welcome to attend a PFLAG-sponsored religious leaders panel discussion on gays and lesbian inclusion and how their organizations interface at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Friendship Hall, 1201 N. Saliman Road.

Founded in 1973 by mothers and fathers, PFLAG has 200,000 members and supporters in more than 500 chapters throughout the United States. Visit for information. For information on the event, call Pam Graber at 220-4151.

Museum hosting ‘Hungry Caterpillar’

Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” 9-9:40 a.m. and 9:50-10:30 a.m. May 10 at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Tickets are limited and are $8 for general public and $5 for children younger than age 10. For tickets visit, e-mail, or call 887-0438.


Mayor to host meeting with teens

The Keystone Club will host the first-ever Yerington Teen Town Hall Meeting today at the Boys & Girls Club in Yerington at 6 p.m. Enjoy free hot dogs and chips followed by a panel discussion with local teens, Mayor Doug Homestead, representatives from the police department, schools, drug prevention and recovery groups.

Call Donald McCandless at 463-2334.

Virginia City

Dan Hicks playing Piper’s Opera House

Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, featuring one of the most compelling and truly original voices in American music today, will be appearing Saturday at Piper’s Opera House, in a very special evening premiering new songs from their forthcoming summer 2008 release.

The performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $30. Call 847-0433 or (866) 422-1956