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Carson City

BAC hosts author reception

The Brewery Arts Center, hosts a reception, 6-9 p.m., tonight presenting an Art Exhibit of original watercolor paintings by Lorenzo P. Latimer.

A catered wine dinner featuring San Francisco gallery owner Alfred C. Harrison, Jr., author of the book, “L.P. Latimer: California Watercolor Painter,” as keynote speaker. Harrison’s book will be available for purchase, and he will sign the book and answer any questions. Tickets at $65 per person are available at the BAC office and online at http://www.breweryarts.org. For information, call 883-1976, ext. 111.

Cattlemen offer scholarship

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association seeks applicants for the annual scholarship. Graduating seniors interested in pursuing an agriculture education should apply. Deadline for all applications is May 5.

This year’s outstanding graduating senior will receive a $100 scholarship to attend a junior college or four-year university. Applicant must meet the following requirements: a 2.5 GPA; submit three letters of reference from teachers; write an essay on any current issue involving the beef industry. For information, e-mail nca@nevadabeef.org or call 738-9214.

Douglas County

Tickets available for 20-30 fashion show

Purchase tickets now for The Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 Club’s Annual Spring Fashion Show Extravaganza, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., April 27, Genoa Lakes Golf Course.

The event will showcase clothing for men, women and children to suit every occasion. Tickets can be purchased in advance at http://www.sierranv2030.org, by calling (775) 691-3982 or by visiting Baby Willow’s, Belle’s Boutique, Maurices, Pazazz, The Village Mountain Surf Shop, Especially For You and the Pro Shop.

Silver Springs

College and Career Fair at high school

Silver Stage High School hosts its annual College and Career Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., today in the gymnasium at Silver Stage High School, 3755 W. Spruce Ave., Silver Springs. The fair is open to the public. For information, call, 577-5071, ext. 25.

South Lake Tahoe

Contractor’s workshop April 25

BMP Retroft Partners hosts a contractors’ workshop 8 a.m.-4:20 p.m. April 25 at Lake Tahoe Community College, One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe. This workshop is for contractors, landscapers, and Best Management Practices designers and installers.

Classes include: stabilizing bare soil and eroding slopes; paving eroding driveways, permitting rules; appropriate fertilizing methods; and integrating defensible space practices, which help protect homes from wildfire, with best management practices, aimed at protecting water quality. $90 registration free covers full day of instruction. For information or to register, call 832-4150.