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Carson City

Bethlehem Lutheran School hosts book fair

Bethlehem Lutheran School will host a Scholastic Book Fair, 2:15-315 p.m., today; 8-9 a.m. and 2:15-3:15 p.m. Thursday-Monday, May 1-5, 1837 Mountain Street. Funds raised will be used to buy books for the classroom libraries. For information, call 882-5252.

Legacy Corps seeking volunteers

The Nevada Legacy Corps is in need of volunteers for its Nevada Legacy Corps for Caregivers program. Volunteers will be trained and compensated for their work. The NLC provides respite care to allow caregivers and families to receive a break. They want to provide support and relief for families and the caregivers they hire. For information, call 841-6033.

Sign up for CASA 5k run/walk

Court Appointed Special Advocates sponsors a 5k run/walk 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Long Ranch Park, Longview Way. On-line registration closes May 9. $15 child/youth; $25 general and masters registration at noon. Registration is limited to 200 participants. For information or to register visit http://www.casaofcc.org.

Search for ‘America’s Favorite Mom’

Alie’s Flowers & Gifts will join Teleflora member florists in a nationwide search for “America’s Favorite Mom.” Alie’s Flowers & Gifts will have nomination forms at their shop located at 1233 S. Carson Street and on their Web site http://www.AliesFlowers.com. Through May 4, Carson City residents can nominate their mothers. The top 15 nominees will appear on NBC’s “Today” show. For information visit http://www.AmericasFavoriteMom.com or call 882-8690.

Douglas County

Carson Valley Genealogy Group to meet

The Carson Valley Genealogy Group will meet 1 p.m., Thursday at the Minden Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. Election of upcoming officers for the next year will be held and a social get-together. All are welcome. Meetings are free. For information, call 783-9626.

Open house for surgical arts building

Carson Douglas Surgical Arts Building Open House, 5-7 p.m., today, 973 Mica Drive. The Carson Douglas Surgical Arts Building brings some of the area’s top healthcare professionals and services together in one central, convenient South Carson location. For information, call 445-7950.