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Time for great kids programs

Kim Riggs
For the Nevada Appeal

17th Annual Kids Auction & World’s Greatest BBQ

Red’s Old 395’s slow smoked ribs, mesquite grilled tri-tip; L&L Hawaiian BBQ’s chicken, assorted grilled sausage, Red’s prairie fire beans, station seafood pasta salad, bacon red bliss potato salad, southwest cabbage coleslaw. Sounds good doesn’t it? If the Nugget Rib-cook off doesn’t make you happy hit the once-a-year fundraiser for the local Boys & Girls Club. All you can eat … and more.

WHO: Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada

WHAT: All you can eat, all you can drink, music by David John and the Comstock Cowboys, live auction/silent auction MC’d by Helaine Jesse and Kris Holt

WHEN: 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11

WHERE: Pavilion in Mills Park

COST: $100 each or $1,000 for a reserved table of ten

PROCEEDS BENEFIT: Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada

WEB: http://www.annualkidsauction.org.

KIDS & HORSES

This program is awesome, giving children and adults the opportunity to experience horses, freedom and a large dose of fun. The ranch is designed to help special needs children get an experience like no other in Northern Nevada, riding a horse and an “I can do it” attitude. You can purchase tickets online and enjoy a western barbecue, live country music, exciting auctions and a top local teen talent show to boot, at beautiful Crystal Bay Club.

WHO: Kids & Horses

WHAT: Barbecue, live music, talent show and outstanding auctions

WHEN: 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11

WHERE: Lake Tahoe’s Crystal Bay Club

CONTACT: 775-267-1775

PROCEEDS BENEFIT: Kids and Horses Therapeutic Riding Center

WEB: http://www.kidsandhorses.org

Annual Stroke to Help Golf Tournament

This tournament has saved so many women within the community by providing 1,025 mammograms, ultra sounds and biopsies since July 2002. Early detection and diagnosis are critical to the battle against any cancer. By playing in this tournament, you help provide resources to women who do not have the ability or funding to get that early detection that could make the simple difference of their survival. So please come out and join Soroptimist in the continuing fight against breast cancer.

WHO: Soroptimist International of Carson City

WHAT: Golf, raffle, and helping save lives.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. check in; 9 a.m. shotgun start

WHERE: Eagle Valley Golf Course

COST: $85 includes East or West Course play, golf cart, barbecue and great raffle prizes

CONTACT: Bev Saunders, 450-4940

PROCEEDS BENEFIT: Stroke for Help Breast Cancer Detention and diagnoses

WEB: http://www.sicarsoncity.org

2nd Annual CANCER FIRKIN SUCKS

WHO: Pink Totties 5K Run, walk or crawl

WHAT: Run, walk or crawl

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 8: T-shirt and bib decorating 4-7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9: Race check in at 8 a.m., race start at 9 a.m. sharp

WHERE: Firkin & Fox

CONTACT: Heidi McFadden at 232-4188

PROCEEDS BENEFIT: Susan G. Komen for the Cure

WEB: ww.PinkTotties.com

This Week: Drop off all gentle used Bags/purses to the Baggin’ Memory Loss Boutique Sale at: The Lodge Assisted Living at 2120 E. Long St., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 305 N. Minnesota St., and the Carson City Senior Center at 991 Beverly Drive

• To have your information included, contact Kim Riggs at kimriggs@att.net.