June 20, 2005
• “Living in Nevada” art exhibit at Capital City Arts Initiative’s Caffeine Gallery at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Includes reception from 5-6 p.m. June 2. Features work by Virginia City High School students. Call 287-2252.
• “Night Pieces,” A Look at the World We Leave Behind When We Go Home at Night, a Philippe Mazaud photography exhibit at the Nevada Arts Council, 716 N. Carson St., Suite A, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday through July 29. Call 687-6680.
• National Pony Express Association Re-ride. From Fort Churchill to Carson City at Third and Carson streets at about 11:15 a.m. then on to Friday’s Station at Harrah’s at 4:15 p.m. Follow on the Web at http://www.xphomestation.com or hotline 783-0462. Times could vary by a couple hours either way.
• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1329 meets at 11:15 a.m. at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, business meeting at 12:15 p.m. Guest speaker is Detective Bob Motamenpour of the Carson City Sheriff’s Department. Call 884-3538 or 884-9448.
• Retired Telephone Pioneers meet at 5:30 p.m. at US Restaurant, 248 E. Winnie Lane. Reservations or information, call 882-5205.
• Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St.
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• Silver Sierra Adventurers travel group meets at 6 p.m. at the Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Guest speaker is Jackie Williams, director of San Diego Travel Industry. Call Harriet Post at 882-2671.
• Capital Women’s Connection “Ladies Night Out” dinner program, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Silver Oak Resort Country Club, 1251 Country Club Drive. Features a bridal fashion show with Murdock’s Bridal Fashions and Accessories, guest speaker Barbara Howe of Grass Valley, Calif. and musician June Joplin. Tickets $25 (limited seating available). Call 883-5045 or 882-5532.
• Gold Hill Hotel Lecture Series features Thomas Brown and Jim Marsh on Conversation between Generals North and South at 7:30 p.m. Buffet available from 5-7 p.m., $15 includes lecture; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.
• Nevada Society of Scottish Clans meeting, 7 p.m. at the Classic Residence, 3201 Plumas, Reno. Features Robert Bledsaw, Society Chieftain and Chaplain is presenter. Open to the public; call Chester Buchanan at 849-1112.
• Terry Gerard Band performs at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden through Sunday. Call 782-9711.
• Reno Rodeo at the Reno Livestock and Events Center, Reno through Saturday. Features drill team competitions, barrel racing, steer wrestling, roping, team roping, cutting horse competition, bull riding and saddle bronc riding. Call (800) 225-2277.
• “Smokey Joe’s Cafe – The Songs of Leiber and Stoller,” returns to the Eldorado Showroom through Sept. 4. Tickets $30.95; call 786-5700.
• Carson City Historic Resources Commission public meeting, noon at UNR Cooperative Extension Conference Room, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12.
• Summer Farmers Market, 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pony Express Pavilion at Mills Park. Call 746-5024.
• Muscle Powered hosts a 6:30 p.m. walk at Linear Park loop; park at Fremont Elementary School on Saliman Road. Call 885-2166.
• Pianist Robyn Wells performs a free concert of classical music at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1750 Mountain St. Donations accepted; call 882-1851.
• Lampe Park Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. features baked goods, fresh produce, art, fresh flowers and plants and more. Call 782-9828.
• National Guard Retiree Breakfast, 9 a.m. at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. All retirees of all military services welcome. Call Walter Willson at 884-8401 to RSVP.
• Northern Nevada Development Authority Membership Networking Mixer, 4-7:30 p.m. at Fourth Ward School Museum, 537 S. C St., Virginia City. Hosted by Fourth Ward School Museum and The Comstock Chronicle.E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 883-4413.
• Lyon County Horseman’s Association board meeting, 7 p.m. at home of Gary and Lea Rogers, 2615 Fir Ave., Silver Springs. Call 577-2604.
• Chautauqua in the Park at Mormon Station State Park from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Call 782-6725 or 265-6097.