Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Smith Valley Community Methodist Church ‘Annual Bazaar’

Attention! Smith Valley Community Methodist Church is having their Annual Bazaar on Saturday, December 7th, 9am-1pm.  Come do some Christmas shopping, have a cup of coffee, tea or hot apple cider and a cookie.  Enjoy a visit with friends, lots of fresh baked goodies; Jam, Jellies, Handmade items and much, much more! There will also be a silent auction! Mark your calendar and plan on attending! 44 Rivers Road, Smith Valley

December Calendar: December 7th 9am – 1pm – Christmas Bazaar, December 8th 10am – Christmas Cantata, December 15th 10am – Children’s Christmas Pageant (Contact the office at (775)465-2452 if you would like to participate) December 24th 7pm – Christmas Eve Service

Douglas Democrats Celebrate the Holidays

Douglas County Democrats’ annual Holiday Celebration is set for Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Join us in this casual holiday gathering for a light buffet and good conversation with good people.  Cost is $25/person.  RSVPs to Katherine Winans, jkw@gbis.com or (775)267-0539.

Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping Workshop

Is beekeeping on your bucket list? Need help getting started. A one-day workshop for beginning beekeepers will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the Lions Clubhouse, 7 N. West St, Yerington, Nevada.

The workshop is focused and designed for individuals with little or no beekeeping experience.  Topics will include honey bee biology, hive equipment and supplies, getting bees, first year hive management, as well as an overview of a beekeeper’s year. The cost for the workshop is $60 ($55 prior to January 15) per adult and the student rate is $40. Lunch, snacks and book included with registration.

Please visit masonvalleybeekeepers.org to register for the workshop.  Like Mason Valley Beekeepers on Facebook to keep up-to-date on the latest information.  You may also call (775)463-2757 or email debbie@masonvalleybeekeepers.org for additional information.

CV Sertoma’s 11th Annual Crab and Tri-Tip Dinner

Save the date for CV Sertoma’s 11th Annual Crab and Tri-Tip Dinner on Saturday February 15, 2020, at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville. The all-you-can-eat feast will start at 4pm. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Seating is limited and last year we sold out prior to the event. Get your tickets now; available online at  carsonvalleysertoma.org/crab-and-tri-tip-dinner

For more information or if you want a group table of 8 or more call Birgit at (775)782-0758.

Bingo- Tahoe/Douglas Elks

Come and Play! First and Third Fridays of each month, 1227 Kimmerling, Gardnerville Ranchos, Questions (775)267-1362

Berean Bible Church, Christ Alone!

Pastor Luke Wartgow – Sunday Worship Service 9:30am; Children’s Sunday School provided. Women’s Bible Study –Friday’s 8am; Men’s Bible Study – Fridays 8am; CoEd Bible Study – Tuesdays 5pm.  1516 Hwy. 395, Gardnerville (in the HAAS Center) bereanbible.church or call (775)782-3931

Come Join us at Johnson Lane Baptist Church

Bible Believing, Gospel Preaching, Christ Loving Church, Sunday, 9:45am Sunday School, 11am Sunday Service, 5pm Evening Service, 1581 Johnson Lane, Minden (775)267-9590

Dog and Cat Volunteers Wanted!

Are you looking for an opportunity to help homeless pets in your community? The Douglas County Animal shelter is always looking for new volunteers to help provide love, care and socialization to the 500+ animals that come through our doors each year.

Dog walking volunteers work one on one with the adoptable dogs, taking them outside for exercise, and giving them the love that they need.  The shelter can be a noisy and stressful place for animals, and we believe that the interaction with our volunteers is their best therapy.  The dog walking program gives the essential quality time with people who care about them.

Cat volunteers perform a similar task, by holding, petting and brushing the adoptable cats, allowing them to relax in the shelter environment, and enabling the cat to become more friendly and calm when approached by a potential adopter.

If you are 16 years of age or older, you may volunteer to work hands on with the animals at the shelter.  If you are younger than 16 years of age, you may accompany your parent or legal guardian, but you may not work hands on with the animals. For more information call the shelter at (775)782-9061


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