October 13, 2007
“Pyrotechniques II” Art Exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Western Nevada College Main Gallery, 2201 W. College Parkway. Exhibit features an interplay of form, surface and fire by Joe Winter, with four different firing techniques: Raku, gas-fired stoneware, wood-fired stoneware and wood-fired salt glazed stoneware. Call 445-3000.
Carson City Canasta Group meets, 12:30-4 p.m., Comstock Mobile Home Park, 2601 College Parkway. Cost $5 per year dues, plus 50 cents per weekly session. Call 885-1057.
Open Space Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E. William St. Public meeting. Call 887-2363.
Free Texas Hold’em Tournaments, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Decades Bar and Grille, 1475 Old Hot Springs Road. Ran by On the River Entertainment. Call 883-8889.
“Designs on Silk” art display, 7 a.m., Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Paintings include florals, still life and more. Call 883-2662.
Slot Machines: The Fey Collection on display, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors and 17 and younger, members free. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.
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Voces Latinas: Works on Paper from 1921 to Present, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. A bilingual exhibit showcasing 17 Latino artists in the South Changing Gallery. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.
Comstock Typeslingers and Sagebrush Journalists exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Historic Fourth Ward School, 537 S. C St. The long tradition of newspaper publishing on the Comstock is marked by the early typeslingers who later became noted journalists such as Mark Twain, Dan DeQuille, Alf Doten, Wells Drury, Joe Goodman, Denis McCarthy, Fred Hart, Alf Chartz, Arthur McEwen, Lyin’ Jim Townsend and Sam Davis. Call 847-0975.
Transition Your Baby to Solid Foods, 10 a.m., Family to Family Connection, 212 E. Winnie Lane. Free workshop for parents and their babies. RSVP. Call 884-2269.
Children’s Museum Books & Brags, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Features story time and crafts. Kids read a story and make a related craft to brag about. Class is free with museum admission or membership; open to all ages. Call 884-2226.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, 11:30 a.m., Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. Guest speaker is Bernie Allen, Nevada Day parade director. Call 884-2724.
Carson City Republican Women’s Club meeting, 11:30 a.m., Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Guest speakers are Sierra Sage Publisher Len Semas, Carson City Clerk-Recorder Alan Glover, and Judge Carl Neathammer. Call 841-5146.
Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m., Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Public meeting. Call 887-2363.
Carson City AT&T Pioneers Dinner, 5:30.-7 p.m., Beijing Palace, 4250 Cochise. The Pioneers are a community service group that serves all phases of the community. Cost of the multi-dish Chinese dinner is less than $20 and includes tax and tip. RSVP. Call 882-5205.
Silver Sierra Adventurers meeting, 6 p.m., Carson Nugget, upstairs, 507 N. Carson St. Group talks about and plans travels. Guest speaker is Cheryl Breeden, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and speaker from Windmill Inn Hotels. Call 885-8944.
Tuesday Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Special event features Dennis Golden and Tom Weatherby on “Range Poetry and Songs of the West.” Buffet dinner available from 5-7 p.m. with lecture $25, lecture only $15. Call 847-0111.