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Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans host free Nov. 2 legal aid fair at community center

Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans, also known as VARN, will host a free legal aid fair at the Carson City Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 2.

Volunteer attorneys will be on-site to answer civil legal questions in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, family law, bankruptcy, wills and estates, foreclosure and other real property matters, landlord/tenant issues, debt collection, government benefits, and immigration.

FREE Band Concert

The Capital City Community Band will present a free, family oriented concert on Sunday, May 23 at 3:00 PM in the Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center. the Band will perform a variety of music from Broadway tunes to marches. Join us with your family for some FREE entertainment.
For more information please call 883-2219.

Carson City area road report for July 19-25

Here is the Carson City area road construction report for Monday, July 19, to Sunday, July 25.

 The Roop Street widening project will continue and is expected to be completed by the end of of the year. The following impacts are expected for the Carson City area in the coming week:

— Roop Street is closed to through traffic from William Street to Robinson Street.  This closure is expected to last through early September, but business access will be provided.

Carson City Board of Supervisors to allocate funds for special events

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will discuss this week what groups will receive money this year out of the $100,000 Redevelopment fund for special events.

There are requests for $118,275, so the supervisors will have to pick which groups will not get what they asked for at the board's next meeting on April 5 at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room at the Carson City Community Center.

Dances and Romances concert at Carson City Community Center

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, will present "Dances and Romances: A Concert" on Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. The concert features guest harpist Marina Roznitovsky in performances of Camille Saint-Saens' "Morceau de Concert for Harp and Orchestra" and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's "Concertino for Harp." The concert also includes A. Paul Johnson's Symphony No. 1 ("The Romantic") and Elena Roussanova Lucas' "Tatarian Dances."

Supervisor candidate forum tonight at Carson City Community Center

A candidates forum, hosted by the Carson City Arts and Culture Coalition, will be held tonight from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Carson Now will have live coverage.
The forum is free and open to the public.

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd to hold Friday noon walkabout at Community Center

Event Date: 
May 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

Carson City Ward 1 Supervisor Karen Abowd will hold a walkabout Friday beginning at noon through Mills Park. Meet at the front steps of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E William Street. Wear walking shoes, bring water, optional sack lunch and join Karen on a walk through the park to discuss your thoughts and ideas regarding Carson City government matters that interest you.

Carson City School Board to vote on final budget

The Carson City School Board will discuss and take action on the final 2010-2011 amended budget on Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center.

Also up for discussion and possible action is a memorandum of understanding between the district and its employee groups concerning the 1.125 percent increase in the required contribution to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) in lieu of any salary increase.

The Grimm Brother's 'Spectaculation'

The Grimm Brother's "Spectaculation" is a crazy combination of the Brother's Grimm most famous tales in a mash up. The April 7 program begins at 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Organizers Encourage all to bring their children to experience live theater. The performance is "Pay What You Can", in gratitude for the area's continued support of our programs and for the love of theatre arts. For more information call Karen Chandler (775) 230-8919.

Carson supervisors to consider bonds for ambulances, water system improvements

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meets at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.Items up for discussion and possible action will be:

Nevada Day Parade through Carson City

The Nevada Day Parade in downtown Carson City drew tens of thousands to Carson Street today to watch and celebrate the Silver State's statehood.
Parade-goers were treated this morning with an air show above the Carson City skies, including the traditional F18 Hornet fly-over.

Click here for more photos. Festivities continue today with the annual Nevada Day Beard Contest at the Capitol Amphitheater. This begins immediately following the parade.

Carson City supervisors to take up appointments, judge pay raises, position adjustments

The Carson City Board of Supervisors begin the new year with a Jan. 2 meeting, with matters of appointments, finance, court and law enforcement issues to be addressed.
The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company presents 'The Sound of Music'

The hills will come to life in Carson City this May as the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company brings Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved musical, 'The Sound of Music' to the Carson City Community Center.

The acclaimed musical will play weekends, May 7-16. 
Tickets are available at Realty Executives, 1071 South Carson St. or by phone at (775) 445-4249. There is no service fee for charging by phone. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. There is also a Saturday matinee on May 15 at 2 p.m.

Orchestra Concert

Feb. 28, 2010, 3 p.m.

Pianist Carl Petersson to Discuss Composer Leopold Godowsky at Reno gathering

Event Date: 
October 16, 2012 - 12:00pm

Pianist, educator, and scholar Carl Petersson will present a seminar on life and music of composer Leopold Godowsky on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., at Nightingale Concert Hall in the Church Fine Arts Building at the University of Nevada,
1335 N. Virginia Street, in Reno. Petersson's lecture includes visuals and live piano performance, followed by an informal question-and-answer discussion. It is open to piano students and the general public, admission free.

Carson City road construction report for August 23-29

Here is the Carson City area road construction report for August 23-29. It will be a busy week for road crews. As always, expect minor delays. When you come across a project, give the crew "a brake" by slowing down within any adjusted speed limit zone.

As a result of the next phase of the Nevada Department of Transportation project on the freeway, Koontz Lane will be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011.

Carson City Freeway beautification information meeting

Tuesday, January 19, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cirque production 'Fable' featured July 20 at Carson City Community Center

Event Date: 
July 20, 2013 - 1:00pm

An imaginative cirque journey to the most exquisite parts of our mind and world will be put into action July 20 at Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center.

Set in a surreal world that will overtake the senses and distort perception, the show travels the course of the imagination to the depths of the unknown. Witness death-defying stunts, stunning aerial ballet, breathtaking choreography, and cirque acts that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Carson City candidate and ballot question forums next week

Two candidate forums will take place in Carson City next week. Hosted by the League of Women Voters, the first is at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the Carson City Community Center. The topics are Question 1, the proposed City Center project for downtown Carson City. Following the pros and cons discussion of Question 1 there will be a Board of Supervisors candidate presentation for the two seats.

City sees slight improvement over previous year's budget

A special meeting of the Carson City supervisors and the Redevelopment Authority is set for 9 a.m. Monday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center to adopt a final budget for fiscal y...

Carson City road construction report for Aug. 2-8

Here is the Carson City road construction report for Aug. 2-8. As always, plan ahead and be prepared for some minor delays. As a result of the next phase of the Nevada Department of Transportation freeway project, the following closures will occur:

— Valley View Drive has been permanently closed between Edmonds Drive and Line Drive.

—Koontz Lane will be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011.

The Roop Street widening project is continuing and is expected to be completed by the end of 2010. The following impacts are expected this week:

Fitness on a Wire: Reasons to start getting healthy

Have you given any thought to building your body up and increasing your overall health? Would you like a few reasons why you should?

Let's start with a tremendous gain in cardiovascular endurance. When you chase your kids you’ll be able to catch them. Endurance means your heart rate will drop and your heart will beat less to supply your body with the needed oxygen. The proper terminology is "greater stroke volume". You will achieve better circulation, and during cold winter months your body will benefit greatly from that increase.

Nugget Project committee to discuss new plan on Aug. 8

The Carson Nugget Development Advisory Committee will meet Aug. 8 for possible action to recommend a "simplified and restructured program plan" to the Carson City Board of Supervisors for the Carson City Center Project, AKA Nugget Project.

The new plan calls for the formation of a not-for-profit entity that would take over ownership of the project.

Following is the agenda item for the meeting:

Carson City residents file in to vote in today's General Election

With around 63 percent of Carson City's 26,000 voters taking care of business prior to today's General Election by showing up to the courthouse for early voting or casting their ballots by mail, voter turnout Tuesday has been a steady and even flow, election officials have observed.

There was an expected rush early when the polls opened, with 1,300 voters making it to the Carson City Community Center before 10 a.m., said Carson City Clerk-Recorder Alan Glover. Otherwise turnout has been as expected: No long waits. No crowding.

Supervisors to consider Carson City Center Project next week

Carson City leaders will learn next week whether the proposed Carson City Center, also known as the Nugget Project, is financially viable and may vote on whether to move forward with development agreements.

Thursday's meeting of the Board of Supervisors is a culmination of many months of studies, public meetings, workshops and a citizen's advisory committee. Supervisors will hear the results and recommendations of the project at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

Phantom of the Opera at Carson Community Center

Event Date: 
November 12, 2011 - 7:30pm
November 18, 2011 (All day)
November 19, 2011 (All day)
November 20, 2011 (All day)

The Northern Nevada premiere of Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic tale of forbidden love, will arrive at the Carson City Community Center during weekends in early November, according to the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The production will appear Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 4 - 20 at 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18-22 and may be purchased by phone or in person at the Performing Arts Office of Western Nevada College, 775-445-4249. Parking is free.

Carson City DA: Lengthy sentence handed down in police chase, DUI crash

A Carson City man was sentenced to nearly 21 years in prison following his April guilty plea to multiple felony charges.
According to a press statement released today by the Carson City District Attorney's Office, Orasio Gutierrez-Murillo, 26, was sentenced after he pled guilty to possession of a stolen vehicle, felony eluding a police officer, possession of a controlled substance, and driving while under the influence of methamphetamine resulting in substantial bodily injury.

Northern Nevada is blooming with the arts, activities and entertainment

The weather is warming up providing for another great season activities throughout Carson City and Northern Nevada. One of my favorite things about spring and summer is to share as many local events, food, music, the arts and entertainment with you. We have many festivities, activities and fundraisers being planned for the coming months.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Sierra Nevada Ballet presents 'Peanutcracker — The Story in a Nut Shell'

The Sierra Nevada Balletwill present the popular “Peanutcracker — The Story in Nut Shell” throughout the Carson City and Reno region this December.

Based on the Peter Tchaikovsky’s original ballet “The Nutcracker,” "Peanutcracker" is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is “designed for families with younger children to introduce them to the wonderful world of ballet,” noted Rosine Bena, Artistic Director of the Sierra Nevada Ballet. Bena wrote and choreographed this traditional holiday show.
  

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here for live coverage via Access Carson City Television. The agenda is also listed below.

WNMTC at it again! Great show with "Sound of Music" and a new flash mob!

The second publicity stunt WNMTC did was at Meadowood Mall. Great crowd response.

See it on You Tube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJFFY2OxkR0

Sound of Music can be seen this coming weekend at the Carson City Community Center at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday May 14 & 15 and 2 pm Saturday and Sunday, May 15 & 16. A real crowd pleaser and wonderful for the whole family. Tickets available at 445-4249 or visit the website at:
http://www.wnmtc.com

Carson City Fall Job Fair set for Friday at community center

With two successful job fairs this year that have sent more than 100 people to work locally, the third Carson City Job Fair will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at the Carson City Community Center. There will be 45 employers on hand to talk to job seekers and to accept resumes.

Hosted by Carson City Health and Human Services, JOIN and The Carson City Chamber of Commerce, the Fall Job Fair will be open to the public from 2 to 5 p.m. it will be held in the large gym area of the community center, 851 E. William Street.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors are meeting today beginning at 8:30 a.m. inside the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Go here to watch live and here for the agenda.

Road report for Sept. 6 - 12

As a result of the next phase of the NDOT project on the freeway, Koontz Lane will be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011.

There will be lane closures on Carson Street during daytime hours near the intersection of Silver Oak Drive as improvements will be made to that intersection. Minor delays are expected.

The Roop Street widening project is continuing and is expected to be completed by the end of 2010. The following impacts are expected this week:

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Carson City area road construction report for July 26 to Aug. 1

Here is the Carson City area road construction report for Monday, July 26 through Sunday, Aug. 1. Expect some minor delays along the way.

As a result of the next phase of the Nevada Department of Transportation freeway project, the following closures will be in place:
— Valley View Drive will be permanently closed between Edmonds Drive and Line Drive beginning Monday, July 26.
— Koontz Lane will be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011.

February job fair lands work for 43; next Carson City employer and jobseeker event is June 14

A Carson City job fair held in February resulted in 43 people being hired, the city's workforce case manager reports.

"We felt it was a huge success with the 36 employers attending and 619 job seekers; this is more than 14 percent of the job seekers who became employed as a direct result of the job fair," said Lynn Ellis, WorkForce Program Case Manager for Carson City Health and Human Services.

Ellis gleaned the statistics after taking a survey of employers six week after the Feb. 22 job fair held at the Carson City Senior Center.

Youth Theatre Carson City to hold Sept. 14 auditions for 'Shrek: The Musical!'

Event Date: 
September 14, 2013 - 10:00am

Youth Theatre Carson City is excited to announce our upcoming auditions for SHREK: The Musical, an exciting adaptation of the classic DreamWorks film to be held on Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. in the gymnasium at the Carson City Community Center. The show will run one weekend, Jan. 10-12, 2014 in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Community Center.

Final weekend run of Youth Theatre Carson City's 'Once On This Island Jr.'

Event Date: 
August 16, 2013 - 7:00pm

Youth Theatre Carson City is celebrating its final weekend performance of "Once On This Island, Jr.," an exciting adaptation of the classic fairy tale, "The Little Mermaid," but with a Caribbean flair.

The show, directed by Andie Anderson, will run a final time this weekend, August 16-17 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center.

Carson City Symphony presents 'French Passion' concert

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, will present a concert, "French Passion," on Sunday, Feb. 27 at the Carson City Community Center.
The concert features guest violinist Andrew Sords in a performance of Eduoard Lalo's "Symphonie espagnole." This all-French program, suitable for people of all ages, also includes Georges Bizet's "L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1" and Gabriel Faure's "Dolly Suite."
Pre-concert entertainment begins at 3 p.m. in the lobby and a Meet-the-Soloist preview begins at 3:15 p.m. in the Sierra Room.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda or see below and go here to watch it live.

Carson City school board to discuss settlement with U.S. Justice Department

A settlement agreement with the U.S Department of Justice over the handling of its English Language Learner program will be discussed Tuesday when the Carson City School District board meets.

Carson City School Board agenda for March 13

The Carson City School Board will meet March 13 at 7 p.m. in the Sierra Room at the Carson City Community Center. See the agenda below:

Abowd Hosts Monthly Walkabout, Friday July 11

Karen Abowd, Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1, hosts her monthly Walkabout today, July 11 at Mills Park. All interested parties are invited to attend.

This is an opportunity to discuss any topic or to bring up concerns, questions and ideas you may have about issues and challenges facing Carson City, and is the continuation of Abowd’s commitment to listen to her constituents.

To be a part of representative government and have a say, meet on the steps of Carson City Community Center at noon, and be sure to bring a bag lunch.

Carson City School Board to discuss extending superintendent's contract

The Carson City School Board will meet next Tuesday to discuss extending the contract of Superintendent Richard Stokes.

The board will also review Stokes' job performance over the past year, and discuss his goals for 2012.

The meeting will be held on Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. at in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. You can see the live video here. The full agenda is below:

27th annual Carson City Symphony Holiday Treat Concert

The Carson City Symphony presents the 27th annual Holiday Treat Concert on Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Carson City Community Center.

Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company presents 'Oliver!'

Event Date: 
May 10, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company presents Lionel Bart's exuberant Tony Award-winning classic, "Oliver!" weekends, May 10-19 at the Carson City Community Center.

This musical retelling of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist tells of a child who is sold by a London orphanage (because he asked for more food) and eventually escapes to the streets of London, finding adventure and a loving home.

Carson City road construction report for today through Sunday

Here is the Carson City road construction report for today, Monday, through Sunday, Aug. 15. With the next phase of the freeway project by the Nevada Department of Transporation, the following closures are planned:

— Valley View Drive has been permanently closed between Edmonds Drive and Line Drive.

— Koontz Lane will be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011.

The Roop Street widening project is continuing and is expected to be completed by the end of 2010. The following impacts are expected this week:

Carson City Arts and Culture Coalition Candidate Night

The Carson City Arts and Culture Coalition is sponsoring a forum for local candidates running for office on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. The forum is free and open to the public.

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