Find the Hero in You. Join the Carson High School National Honor Society for its annual Spring Blood Drive.
Sign up online at BloodHero.com and use code word: "Senators" on the Donate Blood Tab.
Or, drop in at the Carson High School small gym April 30, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please join the National Honor Society in supporting this worthwhile event!
The Lyon County Republican Central Committee will host a Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at The Golf Club at Fernley. Elected officials and candidates are among the invitees. Tee off time is 9:00 a.m. Registration is $80.00 per golfer, which includes cart, range balls and lunch. If you’d like lunch only, it is $25.00. Sponsorships are still available. The official deadline for entry is April 30, 2014; however, we will accept entries and sponsorships for a couple more weeks.
Students and staff at Eagle Valley Middle School need the community's help. Thursday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., the generous owners of Pizza Factory 3120 Hwy. 50 E., #3, will donate 20 percent of the entire day's earnings to the EVMS parent teacher organization.
The donation will help with purchase CRT testing snacks for the entire student body. The community is asked to come in, call in or carry out pizza, sandwiches or pasta and help raise funds for Eagle Valley Middle School.
Thursday, April 24 is the Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser at Applebee's in Carson City, Reno, and Sparks. Come out and have a great meal and donate to a great cause. There will be local law enforcement officers and Special Olympic athletes at the event to help out. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and dinner is 5 to 9 p.m. Hope to see you there.
There Carson City Applebee's is located at 3300 S Carson St. Go here for more information.
The Carson City Shade Tree Council's annual Arbor Day event this year is being held this Saturday at 10am. Join us and our sponsors for a fun-filled 5k fun run/walk at the Riverview Park in Carson City.
Riverview Park is located at the end of East 5th Street, next to the Korean War Memorial. There is parking and facilities to accommodate the whole family.
Ron Wood Family Resource Center in Carson City will honor John Hurzel for his service to children, families and the community on May 17, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Governor's Mansion.
John is a long time resident of Carson City and contributes his efforts toward enhancing the lives of many through his culinary talents and selfless generosity. John offers his expertise to youth interested in the culinary arts and has been a supporter of many non-profit organizations with a healthy nutritional focus.
To commemorate National Train Day the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City will operate and offer rides on May 10 aboard Virginia & Truckee Railway's McKeen motor car No. 22.
The car entered service for the V&T on May 9, 1910, and was retired in 1945. No. 22 is the only restored and operable McKeen motor car in the world. In 2012, the Secretary of the Interior granted the No. 22 National Historic Landmark status, which recognizes the McKeen motor car's significance to United States history.
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Carolyn & Eric Ingbar
Cinderlite Rock Sand Trucking
Dean & Christine Weitzel
Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast
Dr. Andrea K. Weed
Dr. Stephen Palazzolo
Edmond & Mary Pierczynski
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.”
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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!!
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.
"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
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
Saturday, April 26, 2014 At 10:00 A.M.
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.
ATTENDANCE IS FREE
Sign up at www.lds.org/familyhistoryfair
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Concert will be held in the Senator Square at Carson High School.
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
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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 luncheonSubmitted by Carson Now Reader on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:15pm
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 email@example.com The cost of the lunch is $20.00. (Cash only, no checks)
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 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.