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Carson City Republican Central Committee candidate forum set for April 24

Event Date: 
April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

After a quick general meeting, the last of the pre-primary Candidate Forums will be held April 24, 6:30 p.m. at Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Drive in Carson City. This month's forum will consist of:

CTH Auxiliary Hosts Annual Benefit Rummage Sale

Event Date: 
May 2, 2014 - 8:00am

The Carson Tahoe Health Auxiliary hosts a rummage sale Friday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 3, 8 a.m. to noon at the Eagles Lodge, 1380 E. 5th St. (between Roop and Saliman streets) in Carson City.

Donations for the sale are also needed. Items can be taken to the Eagles Lodge, Wednesday, April 30 and Thursday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Auxiliary members will be there to accept your donations. NO LARGE APPLIANCES, COMPUTERS, OR EXERCISE EQUIPMENT PLEASE!

For more information, call Gwenn at 775-220-6116.

Carson City Prescription Drug Roundup Set for April 26

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am

Partnership Carson City conducts a Prescription Drug Roundup, Saturday, April 26, at four locations. Folks are encouraged bring their unused and expired prescription drugs to one of the drop-off locations for proper disposal, as this helps protect the community and the water supply.

Drop-off locations are at Smith's Food & Drug at 599 E William St., and at Save Mart Supermarkets at 3620 N. Carson St.,3325 Hwy. 50 E., and 4348 S. Carson St., all in Carson City

Third Annual Easter Egg-stravaganza

Event Date: 
April 19, 2014 - 10:00am

The third annual Egg-stravaganza takes place Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Mark Twain Elementary School in Carson City.
This 16,000+ candy-filled egg hunt is a FREE event for Carson City children. Aged zones are set up for toddlers through 11 years old, with a separate zone for special needs children. Even the Easter Bunny will be there for pictures and to celebrate with the kiddos.

Ward 3 Carson City Supervisor John McKenna Launches Re-election Campaign

Event Date: 
April 22, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Committee to Re-elect John McKenna will host a Campaign Kick Off party on Tuesday, April 22, from 5 – 7 pm at Glen Eagles restaurant in Carson City.

John McKenna is the current Ward 3 Supervisor for Carson City. Local residents are encouraged to attend and ask questions and offer input on the issues facing Carson City.

A $20 donation includes appetizers and one drink. Glen Eagles is located at 3700 N. Carson St. in Carson City.
For additional information call 775-315-0141.

Preschool Open Enrollment

Small Blessings Christian Preschool is now accepting enrollment of three and four-year-olds for the fall school year. Small Blessings provides a quality preschool education in a loving and supportive environment with certified teachers and a 1 to 8 teacher/student ratio. Three-year-olds attend Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:30am. Cost is $100/month. Four-year-olds may attend Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 8:30am to 11:30am OR 12:30 to 3:30pm. Cost for the three day a week session is $150/month. Small Blessings is an outreach of First United Methodist Church in Carson City.

Tommy's Bar salutes veterans Saturday

Event Date: 
April 12, 2014 (All day)

This Saturday, Tommy's bar at 260 Winnie Lane in Carson City is honoring and giving thanks to veterans by offering a promotional free beer (with military ID) . This is a big thank you to the veterans from Tommy's, the Bourcier's, the Colemans and the community.

Carson High School Safe Graduation Donations

Carson High Safe Grad would like to thank all of our 2014 donors so far. You all make this event possible for our graduating teens of Carson High School!

Allbritten/Slates CPAS, LLC

Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

Artistic Fence Co

Bibee & Associates

Brad & Sue Linn

Capital City Auto Parts

Capitol City Electric Inc.

Carol Pitts

Carolyn & Eric Ingbar

CGI, Inc.

Cinderlite Rock Sand Trucking

Dean & Christine Weitzel

Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast

Dr. Andrea K. Weed

Dr. Stephen Palazzolo

Edmond & Mary Pierczynski

What's a Senior-Senior Prom?

Event Date: 
May 2, 2014 - 6:00pm

So what exactly is a senior-senior prom? Senior-senior prom is an opportunity to relive that amazing prom night you had some years ago.

The first "senior" theoretically represents the class of 2014 high school seniors, and the second "senior" represents anyone who has already gone to prom and looking to have a great time just like the glory days of your high school prom night.

Second Annual Tahoe Treasures Tour

Event Date: 
July 12, 2014 - 11:00am

The Second Annual Tahoe Treasures Tour is slated for July 12, 2014. Sponsored by the AAUW (American Association of University Women, Tahoe Nevada Branch), the event will feature some of Incline Village's most elegant, creatively decorated homes, lush and lovely gardens, Asian, western and local art, and inspiring lake views.

Carson ATA Martial Arts Car Wash - Donations Benefit Scholarships

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 10:00am

Come support our local Martial Arts students as they will be washing cars for donations for One Child ATA Time, a group raising money for scholarships into the martial arts program.

These kids learn Respect, Courtesy, Perseverance, Loyalty, and they want to help others benefit from these skills. They will be accepting donations of $5 and up per car, and all of the proceeds go to the scholarship program.

First ever Dayton Valley Lions Club Charity Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 12:00pm

The first ever Dayton Valley Lions Club Charity Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike Street in Dayton.

The cost is $40 per seat with 200 seats available. Rebuys are $20. Signups start at noon with play beginning at 1 p.m. sharp.

A catered dinner will be provided at 6:00 p.m. The Grand Prize is a $1,000 gift certificate. A raffle and silent auction will also be offered. Join the fun and help the Lions Club raise money to help in their ongoing campaign against preventable blindness.

It's Time To Buy Your Own Home Workshop set for April 22 at the Carson City BRIC

Event Date: 
April 22, 2014 - 12:00pm

It's time to buy your home workshop is set for April 22, 2014 in Carson City. Learn about tips and tricks to buy your first home, deciding the right home for you, where to find it, how to negotiate for it and how to finance it.

Join us, April 22, 2014, 12:00-1:00 at the Business Resource Innovation Center, 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City. There will be a lender present for questions. lunch will be provided.

Nevada’s state engineers to cut ribbon at Carson City Library

Event Date: 
April 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

From the Carson City Library on April 14 at 6 p.m. a group of six engineers are slated to cut the grand opening ribbon on a traveling exhibit supported by the National Science Foundation, titled Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference.

Nevada State Engineer Mr. Jason King, P.E. as well as five previous Nevada State Engineers who served in the top post starting from 1967 through 2010 will join King to celebrate arrival of the engineering-focused interactive exhibit.

Attorney General and Office Receives Patriotic Employer Award

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto and her office received the “Patriotic Employer” award given by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The Award recognizes the Nevada Attorney General’s Office for “supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.”

“We are thankful for the exceptional service of our employees who are also reservists and National Guard members,” said Masto. “We are honored to be nominated for the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Patriotic Employer Award.”

The Science of Speed: Why Driving Fast is Harder than You Think

Event Date: 
April 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Carson City Library will welcome Dr. Leslie-Pelecky, author of The Physics of NASCAR as special guest on Tuesday, April 15th, at 6:00 p.m.

This National Library Week highlight will take place in the Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 East William Street, at the Carson City Community Center. National Library Week highlights the value of libraries, librarians and library workers in our community and brings featured programs to your library.

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd holds April 11 walkabout

Event Date: 
April 11, 2014 - 12:00pm

Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1 Karen Abowd, hosts her monthly Walkabout Friday, April 11 at Mills Park. Abowd, who recently announced her second run for this position, invites everyone to meet for an open discussion of the myriad challenges and good things happening in Carson City.

Monthly Meeting of the Democratic Women's Club of Carson City

Event Date: 
April 12, 2014 - 10:00am

Carson City Democratic Women's Club monthly meeting will be held Saturday April 12th from 10 a.m. to noon at Democratic Headquarters 502 E. John St. Suite G. A continental breakfast is available starting at 9:30 a.m. for a small donation. The featured speaker is Nevada Historian Guy Rocha. He is very well renowned. We will also have some candidates running for office speak to the group. For more information please call Democratic Headquarters at 841-3367.

Carson City Supervisor Bonkowski holds 'Breakfast with Brad' this Friday at Cracker Box

Event Date: 
April 4, 2014 - 7:30am

Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold his monthly “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, April 4 at 7:30 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant.

Any Carson City resident is invited to stop in. The Cracker Box is located at 402 E. William Street in Carson City.

Help Wanted: Correspondents to cover high school sports and entertainment

Carson Now is looking for a couple of people who can cover high school sports and entertainment events in Carson City.

For high school sports, ideally we would like to find someone who is involved at Carson High School (like a student or parent) who can take photos, report game scores and write up a few brief news items each week. We also want to expand to other sporting events outside of the high school, as well as any non-sports news coming out of our local schools.

Candidate Town Hall Meeting

Event Date: 
April 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Bring your questions and concerns and come meet the Democratic candidates for Nevada's Second Congressional District. Be an informed voter! Hosted by the Comstock Democrats, the meeting is at 7 PM, April 8 at the Dayton Library, 321 Dayton Valley Road. Refreshments will be provided.

Grand Opening of the Browsers Corner Bookstore

Event Date: 
April 12, 2014 - 9:30am

The Friends of the Carson City Library are excited to announce the Grand Opening of a beautiful, new Browsers Corner Bookstore on Saturday, April 12th at 9:30 am. The new location is just across the street from the Library at 711 East Washington Street. There will be a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. with the Chamber of Commerce. Refreshments will be served and there will be a free raffle.

Social media boot camp for farmers and ranchers

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 10:00am

FALLON - Social media offers the best and worst examples of Internet marketing, and successful businesses know the rules.

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers a Social Media Boot Camp for Farms & Ranches workshop, Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., at WNC Fallon Campus, 160 Campus Way, Fallon. Cost is $25 for those registering by April 18, $35 afterward. Lunch is included.

Carson Victory Rollers, Sunset Rotary Club of Carson City to hold bout to benefit youth programs

Event Date: 
April 28, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Carson Victory Rollers and the Rotary Club of Carson City Sunset have teamed up for a roller derby bout to raise money for the Rotary's many youth programs.

The bout will take place 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2014 at the parking lot across from the Carson Nugget. Tickets are $5 per person. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Sponsorships are available by contacting rolling4rotary@gmail.com.

Book Signing at The Old Genoa Bar

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Local author, Sandie La Nae will be having a book signing of her newest book, "The Old Genoa Bar" held at the Genoa Bar in Genoa Nevada on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Music. Beverages! Come and join the fun!

Fundraiser for the Animals benefit hosted by Wylie Animal Rescue, Bulldog Rescue

Event Date: 
April 6, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation and Northern Nevada Bulldog Rescue will host a spring Fundraiser for the Animals on Sunday, April 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hacienda Restaurant, 10580 N. McCarran Blvd., in Reno just off of Interstate 80.

The benefit features a buffet menu with Veggie options, Silent Auction, Raffle, door prizes. Celebrity M.C. is KOLO's Amanda Sanchez and music by Gabardine Sisters.

Tickets are $20 includes meal, 2 raffle tickets, and a drawing to win a door prize.

New App Release set for March 31

Event Date: 
March 31, 2014 (All day)

The anticipated date is finally here. Available for download March 31, 2014 Bought It! smart phone app for IPhone (ios) users.

We all buy products because we have a need for something. For instance, girls! I have bought hairspray that states, “it will hold style all day.” I spray the product on in the morning, by afternoon it’s flat. I go to the store to buy another hair spray product and the same thing happens. I have bought so many different sprays; I forget which products I have bought in the past. Wasting lots of money and time!!

'Understanding Rabies' is focus of April 8 discussion at Carson City Community Center

Event Date: 
April 8, 2014 - 6:00pm

In light of the recent rabies incident, Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital will be hosting a talk, "Understanding Rabies."

Debra Brus, DVM, former Senior Epidemiologist for the Washoe County District Health Department will be guest presenter. It will be held in the Bonanza room at the Carson City Community Center on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m.

Coffee and dessert will be served. Please call to reserve your spot. (775) 883-3136.

Protest Against Common Core

Event Date: 
April 5, 2014 - 11:00am

"Eye on US Education" will be holding a rally opposing Common Core simultaneously in at least 13 states on Saturday 4/05/2014 at 11:00 AM.

The rally in Carson City will be held in front of the Legislature Building on Carson Street at 4th & 5th. Bring lots of signs and posters.

Common Core is a new standard intended to change the purpose, content and

Carson City Republican Central Committee candidates forum on Thursday

Event Date: 
March 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Carson City Republican Central Committee will host a candidate forum on Thursday, March 27, 7 p.m. at the Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Drive in Carson City. A meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. ahead of the forum.

The public is welcome to attend the March meeting of Carson City Republican Central Committee and to meet the candidates that are running for local office. Get to know the candidates you will be voting for in the June primaries.

Join Us for Family History Day

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 10:00am

JOIN US FOR: Family History Day

Saturday, April 26, 2014 At 10:00 A.M.
Saliman Chapel
411 North Saliman Road
Carson City, Nevada 89701

Connect Your Family—Past, Present, and Future

Attend Family History Day, and learn how to strengthen your family across generations.

Hear encouraging messages from experts in the industry and other popular speakers who will help inspire you to:
• Seek out your ancestors.
• Build your family tree.
• Discover and share your families’ stories.

Sign up at www.lds.org/familyhistoryfair

Reno Home Food Storage Open House

Event Date: 
April 9, 2014 - 6:30pm

Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Reno Home Storage Center is a great resource in our area.

Come Visit Us!
580 Reactor Way, Suite 3, Reno, Nevada 89502

The home storage center would like to invite you to attend an open house on Wednesday, April 9, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Come see what is new at the Reno Home Storage Center, view the new prepackaged products, and sample easy recipes using products available at the center.

Our normal hours are:
Thursdays, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturdays, 9:00 am to 12 noon

Concert for the Critter

Event Date: 
March 26, 2014 (All day)

Carson High School senior, Chrislynn will be performing a benefit concert featuring her vocal and instrumental talents as part of her senior project. Proceeds from the event will benefit CASI, Carson Animal Services Initiative. Enjoy an evening of entrainment while supporting a great cause and have a chance to win raffle prizes too.

For advanced ticket purchase contact Tanya at 775-291-8096 or thelyonsden2009@att.net. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Concert will be held in the Senator Square at Carson High School.

Daniel for Sheriff Meet and Greet with Pizza Fundraiser at Sierra Brewery

Daniel Gonzales For Sheriff
Event Date: 
March 25, 2014 - 5:00pm

Daniel for Sheriff Fundraiser/Meet and Pizza Dinner Fundraiser
Tuesday March 25, 5 PM at the High Sierra Brewery, 302 N. Carson St.
Bring your friends! Bring your family! Daniel and Meliah's children will be there and there will be board games available for the kids. Daniel is looking forward to speaking with you an answering your questions.

Pizza and Salad $10 Adults $5 Children

Together on Tuesdays with Don Gibson Candidate for Carson City Sheriff

Event Date: 
March 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Are you as passionate about Carson City as I am? Do you want to see this community grow and become safer for our children and families?

If you are as serious about having a positive effect on our community as I pledge to be then I need your help! This elected office is not about me. Its about all of us. Together we will meet the challenges we face and together we will plan and take steps to meet those challenges head on. This partnership starts with you and me.

Murphy's One-year Rescue Date

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Murphy's hit and run accident on Highway 50 in Mound House.

He is so full of energy and life that it is impossible to tell that his pelvis was shattered in the accident. The love he received from the community during his recovery, he gives back daily.

2014 Carson River Coalition Forum set for April 3 in Carson City

Event Date: 
April 3, 2014 - 9:00am

Have you heard about the water and natural resource based programs and projects happening in the Carson River Watershed? Please join the Carson River Coalition and the Carson Water Subconservancy District for the 2014 Carson River Watershed Forum on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The forum will feature speakers from several disciplines presenting projects, programs, studies, and educational outreach activities that occurred throughout the Carson River Watershed in 2013.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day today with dance performance at Children's Museum

Event Date: 
March 15, 2014 - 10:00am

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Saturday at Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. Come join the fun and wear your green and celebrate at the Children’s Museum with arts and crafts along with a performance by the Blanchette School of Irish Dance at 2pm.

Saturday March 15th
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

All activities are FREE with price of admission. The museum is located at 813 N. Carson St, Carson City.
Go to www.cmnn.org

Kiwanis Club of Carson City spring pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday

Event Date: 
March 16, 2014 - 9:00am

All you can eat pancakes will be the order of the morning on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Fuji Park pavilion beginning at 9 a.m. It's the Kiwanis Club of Carson City's first spring kickoff fundraiser. The event runs through noon. The cost is $10.

The Fuji Park Exhibition Hall is located at 601 Old Clear Creek Rd, Carson City.

Meet and Greet Sheriff Candidate Daniel Gonzales at the Firkin & Fox on St. Patrick's Day

Elect Daniel Gonzales for Sheriff
Event Date: 
March 17, 2014 - 4:30pm

What's on your mind? Please come join Daniel Gonzales, candidate for Carson City Sheriff on St. Patrick's Day at the Firkin and Fox from 4:30-7:30pm. Come show your support and give Daniel a chance to answer your questions.


U.S. Senator Dean Heller will be the featured speaker at the Carson City Republican Women’s luncheon

Event Date: 
March 18, 2014 - 11:30am

U.S. Senator Dean Heller will be the featured speaker March 18th, at the Carson City Republican Women’s luncheon to be held at Gold Dust West Hotel & Casino, 2171 E William Street, Carson City, NV. RSVP by Friday, March 14, 2014 to Jane Richards (297-3712)or e-mail to sweetpea48@charter.net The cost of the lunch is $20.00. (Cash only, no checks)

WNC offers new driver education classes over spring break

New Driver Education courses for teens age 15 and older will be offered by Western Nevada College over spring break. Each session includes four days of instruction, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Two spring courses will meet on the WNC Carson City campus on Saturdays, March 15-April 5; and Monday-Thursday, April 14-17, during the Carson High School spring break.

Two classes will be offered in Douglas County at the Eastfork Fire Station in Genoa, Monday-Thursday, April 21-24, during the Douglas High School spring break.

Congressman Amodei to address veterans at Minden town hall meeting

Event Date: 
March 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Congressman Mark Amodei announced Wednesday he will hold a veterans' town hall meeting in Minden on Thursday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Old Historic Courthouse, 1616 8th Street. Parking and access for the disabled is located in the rear of the building.

Carson City Democratic Women's Club History Tea

Event Date: 
March 15, 2014 - 11:00am

Would you like to meet Hannah Clapp, Dr. Eliza Cook or learn about all kinds of Nevada History from the passionate, pathetic or just plain interesting? Two of Carson’s most famous people will be there to delight you along with some 95 plus-year-olds to enlighten you. Don’t miss this !

FREE Women's Self Defense Seminar

Event Date: 
March 22, 2014 - 10:00am

For her senior project Carson High School Senior Emily Eiswert will be holding a FREE self defense seminar on Saturday March 22, 2014 from 10 am to noon.

This class is open to women ages 10 and up. Girls between 10-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or have a signed release form on file at Carson ATA.

Carson City Council, US Navy League to meet

Event Date: 
March 19, 2014 (All day)

The Carson City Council of the United States Navy League will hold its first meeting of the New Year on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 in the Banquet Room at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St., Carson City.

This is a change of location. The dinner hour will begin after 6:15 PM. Attendees will be accessing the Casino Buffett from the Banquet Room. Our speaker will be Katherine (Kat) Miller, Col. USA, ret., the Executive Director of the Nevada Office of Veterans Services. She is a 34 year veteran of the US Army and a Military Correctional Specialist.

Carson City Fire Spring Academy accepting applications

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Wed May 21 2014 .
April 2, 2014 - 5:30pm
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April 9, 2014 - 5:30pm
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April 16, 2014 - 5:30pm
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April 23, 2014 - 5:30pm
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April 30, 2014 - 5:30pm
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May 7, 2014 - 5:30pm
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May 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
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May 21, 2014 - 5:30pm

The Carson City Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the Spring Citizen Fire Academy beginning April 2, 2014 and meeting weekly on Wednesday's until May 21, 2014.

Applications can be found at the Carson City Fire Department on Stewart Street or the Carson City Fire Deaprtment website here; all applications must be turned in by Monday, March 31, 2014.

Carson City Supervisor Brad Bonkowski to hold three informational meetings

Event Date: 
March 7, 2014 (All day)

Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold three informational meetings in March. The first, his monthly “Breakfast with Brad,” takes place Friday, March 7, at 7:30 am at the Cracker Box restaurant. All Carson City residents are invited to attend and ask questions or provide input about Carson City issues.

Youth Football and Cheerleading Registration

Event Date: 
March 15, 2014 (All day)

In SYFL you play with kids your own age (6-14 pre-high school)
No weight limits in SYFL, “Heavy” players play on the line “X-MEN”
SYFL uses high school rules
SYFL uses 100-yard fields in various high school locations

March 15, March 22, March 29 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Talents Athletic Ctr. 2749 N Carson St
April 5, May 3,May 31 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Pizza Factory on Hwy 50
June 28 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Talents Athletic Ctr.

Spring Strut 5K Run set for March 22

Event Date: 
Repeats every 2 days until Sat Mar 22 2014 .
March 22, 2014 - 7:00am

The Carson City Rainbow Girls announce their Spring Strut 5K race. Join us at Riverview Park on the first Saturday morning of spring, March 22 at 7 a.m. All runners get a t-shirt and in addition there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for men and women. All children will get a free Kids Meal at Buffalo Wild Wings.

The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 run for free with a paid adult. You can register online at Active.com or the day of the race.

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