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 Community Resource eZine                                                            
May 2010
For a more up-to-the-date listing of events,
visit the PCC website's interactive Online Calendar page


Prescription Round Up Scheduled
May 8 - 9am to 1pm

Lyon County and Carson City residents are urged to safely dispose of their unused and expired prescription drugs during a community wide roundup at Lyon County senior centers in Dayton, Silver Springs, Fernley and Yerington and at the three Save-Mart locations in Carson City.

medicine cabinetLaw officers will be on hand at those locations to receive the drugs. Residents should prepare by searching through their medicine cabinets for medications that are not currently part of their doctor's prescribed treatment or which have passed their expiration dates. Prescription Drug FAQs

Click for more information, or contact Mary Boettcher, 246-0320 (Lyon Co.) or Kathy Bartosz 841-4730 (Carson City).
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Through May 19, 2010 ~~ WNC Student Art Exhibition 2010 at the WNC Galleries. located in the Bristlecone Building on the Carson City campus. Open weekdays, 9am-8pm-Saturdays, 10am-4pm Anne Hansen 445-3235.


"Drive for 55" The Mentor Center is pushing to recruit 55 new mentors by June. For just an hour a week you can be a part of the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada's Mentor Center. To learn more about Carson City's original mentoring program, visit the website  or call 445-3346.


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Through June 30th ~~ FREE admission to the Children's Museum for Tribal Members and their Families in the Nevada area. Made Possible Through a GRANT from the Community Foundation of Western NevadaJust Bring Your Tribal Identification to the Museum for free entry. Please call (775) 884-2226 or email for more information.


May 1-8, 2010 ~~ Nevada Wildfire Awareness Week. Carson City Cooperative ExtenInterwovension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

May 1-15, 2010 ~~ 4-H enrolled youth may register for the Western Area 4-H Camp, Lake Tahoe, July 17-24. Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

Saturdays, May 1 - June 12, 2010 ~~ Early Bird Farmers Market
is going to be held in the Carson Station parking lot at 9th and Main St. Vendors will be selling wonderful greens and lots of veggie plants for your garden. 9:00am to 1:00pm. View poster and visit website for more info.

Space CampSaturday, 05/01 ~~ Space & Science Exploration Camp; Rockets. WNC Cedar Bld, RM207 9am-3pm. Application ~ Contact  775.220.3077.

Saturday, May 1, 2010 ~~ Microsoft Licensing, GP Diversity Scholarship deadline. Microsoft is giving out $19,000 in scholarship money this year for graduating seniors to attend TMCC or UNR. Please use the following link if you would like more information: http://www.mslicense.com/Pages/scholarship.aspx.

Children's Museum of Northern NevadaSaturday, 05/01 -- The Pottery Place at the Children's Museum with Miss Emily. A great way to get into art. 10am-4:30pm. Check out our FUNTASTIC Birthday Parties! Please call (775) 884-2226 or email for more information.

Saturday & Sunday, May 1 & 2, 2010 ~~ The University of Nevada, Spring Powwow sponsored by The Center for Student Cultural Diversity, The UNR Native American Alumni Chapter, & the Native American Student Organization will be at the Manzanita Bowl. Providing the community with an opportunity to see the Native American culture. If you wish to sponsor a dance category, donate, or man a booth, please contact Kathleen Wright-Bryan 775-682-6538.


m2Sunday, May 2, 2010 ~~ Cinco de Mayo Arts &b Crafts. Come celebrate  at the Children's Museum with arts, crafts & dancing! 11am-1pm.   Info 884-2226.


m4Tuesday, May 4, 2010 ~~ Kids Deserve a Safe Place to Grow: What Childcare Providers Can Do About Child Abuse and Neglect Core Knowledge Area - Health, Nutrition and Safety (3 credit hours). 6:30-9:30. Carson City Cooperative Extension:  2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12, C.C. Registration begins April 20. Teri Spraggins (775) 887-2252.

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uesChildren's Museum of Northern Nevadaday, 05/04 -- Books & Brags with Miss Penny. Read a story & make a related craft to brag about! NEW TIME! 10-11am. CMNN~All ages & walk-ins welcome! Info 884-2226.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 -- Tummy Time 10am. Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center All Infant Workshops are FREE. Please RSVP with Jo 884-2269.

Tuesdays, May 4 - 18, 2010 -- COME SING WITH ME! Private Voice Lessons - Wild Horse ProductionsStudents will work one-on-one with WHCT instructor,  Alisha Gluriani, to find their natural voice using the basics of singing, such as vocal range, vocal placement, breath support, understanding sheet music, warm-ups and stage performance. Call Pat at 775-887-0438 to schedule your 1/2 hour time slot.

Tuesdays & Saturdays, May 04 ~~ May 25, 2010 ~~ Music & Me from KinderMusik at Dayton's Health Care Building.  Ages 2-4. 10-10:30am & ages 4-6 10:45-11:15am. For costs & registration info, contact Sarah Rose 815-3153.

Tuesdays, May 4 - May 18, 2010 -- COME SING WITH ME! Private Voice Lessons Wild Horse Productions- Students will work one-on-one with the instructor ,  Alisha Gluriani, to find their natural voice using the basics of singing, such as vocal range, vocal placement, breath support, understanding sheet music, warm-ups and stage performance. Call Pat at 775-887-0438 to schedule your 1/2 hour time slot.


m5Wednesday, May 5, 2010 -- Toddler Time! 9:30-10:30 - one year olds & 11am-noon - two year olds.  Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Pre-Registration required -  contact Jo 884-2269.

Sunday, May 2, 2010 ~~ Cinco de Mayo Arts &b Crafts.
Come celebrate  at the Children's Museum with arts, crafts & dancing! 11am-2pm.   Info   884-2226.

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KinderMusiksdays, May 05 ~~ May 26, 2010 ~~ Music & Me from KinderMusik at Minden tumbleweedsAges 2-4. 10-10:30am & ages 4-6 10:45-11:15am. For costs & registration info, contact Sarah Rose 815-3153.

Wednesdays, May 5 & May 12 ~~ West Coast Swing Novice Class - Fundamentals & Foundations. Learn the basics of this fun & versatile club dance!  No partner necessary 6-7pm. Brewery Arts Center. Contact  883.1976 or sign up online.

West Coast SwingWednesdays, May 5 & May 12 ~~ West Coast Swing Intermediate Swing Division - Take the next "Step" in learning this fun & versatile club dance!  No partner necessary  7-8pm. Brewery Arts Center. Contact  883.1976 or sign up online.

Wednesdays, May 5 & May 12 ~~ West Coast Swing Advanced Intermediate Division.
This set of choreography is another step above the previous session. No partner necessary 8-9pm. Brewery Arts Center. Contact  883.1976 or sign up online.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 ~~ Cinco de Mayo at the BAC. Forget what you thought you knew about "Cinco de Mayo" & learn  the true history of the day.The BAC, Nevada Artist Association Gallery & the Artisans Cafe & Gift Shop will present a day of food, fun & fiesta. Free admission  Begins 10am. Contact  775.883.1976 .


RWFRCThursday, May 6, 2010 -- Active Parenting Class for parents of children ages 1-4 yrs. 10-noon Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Pre-Registration required -  contact Jo 884-2269.

Thursday, 05/06 -- Square Dancing & Ballroom Dance Lessons for Students. Children's Museum. Info Larry Ward 392-0182.

m7Friday, May 7, 2010 ~~ The Christian Intervention for YOUth  Calvary Pentecostal Church, Winnie Lane. 882-2238. J & A Buxton.
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Fridays, May 7, 14, & 21 ~~ Disney's Aladdin Jr. presented by Wild Horse Children's Theater on the stage at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. 7pm. Tickets can be purchased online or by phone 887-0438.

Friday & Saturday, May 7, 8, 15, & 16, 2010 ~~ Rodgers & Hamerstei
n's The Sound of Music at the Carson City Community Center. 7:30pm. For more information, check the website at  or call 775-445-4249.

m8SaturKTW logoday, 05/08 ~~ The Kid's Talking Wall at the Carson Mall. Free Books, Free Child I.D. Kit & Clinic, Ventriloquism with Monty & Dennis, Animated My Fish People Show, Nevada Music with C.W. Bayer & Mr. Spoons, WAM Club Open Mic, more... 10am-2pm. Carole Thompson 841-4730 x201.

Saturday, 05/08 -- The Pottery Place at the Children's Museum with Miss Emily. A great way to get into art. 10am-4:30pm. Check out our FUNTASTIC Birthday Parties! Please call (775) 884-2226 or email for more information.
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Saturdays, May 8, 15, & 22 ~~ Disney's Aladdin Jr. presented by Wild Horse Children's Theater on the stage at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. 4 pm & 7pm (05/22 4pm only) Purchase tickets online or by phone 887-0438.


m9Sundays, May 9 & 16, 2010 ~~ Disney's Aladdin Jr. presented by Wild Horse Children's Theater on the stage at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. 4 pm.  Purchase tickets online or by phone 887-0438.

SOMSunday,  May 9, 2010 ~~ Rodgers & Hamerstein's The Sound of Music at the Cartson City Community Center. 2pm. For more information, check the website at  or call 775-445-4249.

Sunday, May 9th ~~ Mother's Day Cards! Show how much you love your Mom by making her a Mother's Day Card at the Children's Museum.   Info   884-2226.

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m10Monday, May 10, 2010 ~~ Monday, June 7 (off Memorial Day) ~~ Music & Me from KinderMusik at Positive Energy  Ages 2-4. 10-10:30am & ages 4-6 10:45-11:15am. For costs & registration info, contact Sarah Rose 815-3153.

Monday-Thursday, May 10-13 ~~ ACCTV Studio Use (Ages 13-Adult) This action packed course will certify you in Television Production, Camera Techniques and Non-Linear Editing. Access Carson City Public Access TV Station. 3-8pm Contact Darla 775.883.1976 x 153

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010 -- Developmental Obstacle Course. 10am. Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. All Infant Workshops are FREE. Please RSVP with Jo 884-2269.
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m12Wednesday, May 12, 2010 ~~ Toddler Time! 9:30-10:30 - one year olds & 11am-noon - two year olds.  Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Pre-Registration required -  contact Jo 884-2269.


m13Thursday, May 13, 2010 ~~ Square Dancing & Ballroom Dance Lessons for Students. Children's Museum. Info Larry Ward 392-0182.
m14Friday, May 14, 2010 ~~  Free Concert at the BAC with Travis Brass, the chamber ensemble of the United States Airforce Band of the Golden West. Enjoy traditional brass classics, hits from Broadway and Dixieland as well as music from the Big Band eras. 7:30 Performance Hall. Contact 775.883.1976.

m15SatuChildren's Museum of Northern Nevadarday, May 15, 2010 ~~ The Pottery Place at the Children's Museum with Miss Emily. A great way to get into art. 10am-4:30pm. Check out our funtastic Birthday Parties! Please call (775) 884-2226 or email for more information.

Saturday, May 15, 2010 ~~  Rodgers & Hamerstein's The Sound of Music at the Cartson City Community Center. 2pm. For more information, check the website at  or call 775-445-4249.

Saturday, May 15-?? (until full) ~~  Non 4-H youth may register for Western Area 4-H Camp, Lake Tahoe, July 17-24. Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.
m16Sunday, May 16, 2010 ~~  Rodgers & Hamerstein's The Sound of Music at the Cartson City Community Center. 2pm. For more information, check the website at  or call 775-445-4249.

m18Tuesday, May 18, 2010 ~~ Books & Brags with Miss Penny. Read a story & make a related craft to brag about! NEW TIME! 10-11am. CMNN~All ages & walk-ins welcome! Info 884-2226.

InterwovenTuesday, May 18, 2010 -- Encourage Brain Growth. 10am. Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. All Infant Workshops are FREE. Please RSVP with Jo 884-2269.

m19Wednesday, May 19, 2010 -- Toddler Time! 9:30-10:30 - one year olds & 11am-noon - two year olds.  Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Pre-Registration required -  contact Jo 884-2269.

Homes4HeartsWednesday, 05/19 -- Foster Parent Coalition Meeting. Striving to recruit & support our foster families in the Carson City Area.  12:00n, Conference Room, Family Court 1545 E. 5th. St. Visit the website & sign up for the newsletter. Chris Bayer 882-6776.

We Can!Wednesday, May 19, 2010 ~~ We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children through Activity & Nutrition) meeting. 3:00pm at the Jenny Craig facility, 444 E. Williams St. For more info contact Joyce at 884-2269.
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m20Thursday, May 20, 2010 ~~ Thursday, 04/22 -- Square Dancing & Ballroom Dance Lessons for Students. Children's Museum. Info Larry Ward 392-0182.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 -- Active Parenting Class for parents of children ages 1-4 yrs. 10-noon Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Pre-Registration required -  contact Jo 884-2269.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 ~~ Embracing Diversity in Child Care: How to include and value each Child. Core Knowledge Area - Family and Community Relationships (2 credit hours). 6:30-8:30. Carson City Cooperative Extension: 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12, C.C. Registration begins May 6. Teri Spraggins  (775) 887-2252.


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m21Friday, May 21, 2010 ~~ C.A.A.N. (Carson Agency Action Network) meeting. A service referral group formed to network for aiding the issues of homelessness & related services. 8am. Ormsby Room Carson City Sheriff's Office. Contact Frances Ashley 887-2190.

Friday, May 21, 2010 ~~
The Christian Intervention for YOUth. Calvary Pentecostal Church, West Winnie Lane. 882-2238. J & A Buxton.
mm22Saturday, May 22, 2010 ~~ The Pottery Place at the Children's Museum with Miss Emily. A great way to get into art. 10am-4:30pm. Check out our  FUNTASTIC Birthday Parties! Please call (775) 884-2226 or email for more information.

Saturday, May 22  ~~ Interwoven 2010-Fun, Innovative, and Delightful! Help Build a Giant Outdoor Basket, all ages welcome; location: Loftin Park outside the front door of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. 10am - 1pm Contact Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.

Saturdays, 05/22 & 06/05 ~~ Positive Behavior Support, Parent Training. Understand challenging behaviors and develop effective strategies. WNC - Carson City. For more information or to register, please contact Tracy Smith @ 331-5521.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 ~~ "Mound House: Vibrant History, New Opportunities" Community Fair from noon to 4pm at the Vondale Rose Park in Mound House. For more info, contact Quest Lakes or Karren Rhodes at 287-7598.

Saturday, May 22 ~~  4 Paws Canine Good Citizens Test and 4-H Dog Agility, Fuji Park & Exhibit Hall 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Open to the public for viewing. Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

InterwovenSaturday, May 22  ~~ Interwoven 2010 - Fun, Innovative, and Delightful! Traditional Methods of Weaving with Natural Materials, GBB Demonstration.  10am-1pm at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Contact Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.

m23Sunday, May 23, 2010 ~~ Fun Family Dance. Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N Carson St, Carson City. 6:00 to 8:30PM, regular pricing. Callers: George and Dan. Website 775-997-4937 or allisondan52@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 ~~ An Old Fashioned  Band Concert at 3:00 P.M. in the Boldrick Theater in the Carson City Community Center perfromed by The Capital City Community Band.  FREE The concert is open to the public. For more information Richard Doede at 883-2219

m24Monday, May 24, 2010 ~~ Music & Me from KinderMusik at the Children's Museum. Ages 2-4. 10-10:30am & ages 4-6 10:45-11:15am. For costs & registration info, contact Sarah Rose 815-3153

m25Tuesday, May 25, 2010 ~~ Books & Brags with Miss Penny. Read a story & make a related craft to brag about! 10-11am. CMNN~All ages & walk-ins welcome! Info 884-2226.


Tuesdays, May 25 - June 29 (6wks)  ~~ Have Camera Will Travel & This Is My Family (Ages up to 110) Are you a traveling sort who has photos or video footage of your adventures? Or how about video of the kids as they were growing up? Video/digital scrapbooking? Using simple transfer methods & voice over you can share your experiences on television, the internet & on DVD. ACCtv studio. 6-8pm Sign up Now! Please email Darla for list of first day requirements.


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May 25, 2010 -- Baby Calming (birth to 4 months) 10am Family to Family Center. More info contact Jo 884-2269.


m26Wednesday, May 26, 2010 ~~ Toddler Time! 9:30-10:30 - one year olds & 11am-noon - two year olds.  Family to Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Pre-Registration required -  contact Jo 884-2269.


m27Thursday, May 27, 2010 ~~ Square Dancing & Ballroom Dance Lessons for Students. Children's Museum. Info Larry Ward 392-0182.

Thursday, May 27, 2010 ~~ Frances Humphrey Lecture series: Archaeological Perspectives on the Pony Express in Nevada by Dr. Don Hardesty, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada Reno. 7:00 pm Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Contact Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.

Thursday, 05/27/10 ~~ Breastfeeding Support Group at Family To Family Connection at Ron Wood Family Resource Center. 2pm Please RSVP with Jo 884-2269.


m28Friday, May 28, 2010 ~~ The Christian Intervention for YOUth.  Calvary Pentecostal Church, West Winnie Lane. 882-2238. J & A Buxton.

Friday, May 28, 2010 ~~ Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History by Dr. George Baumgardner, featuring Plants and Animals of Nevada; 10:00 am & 1:30 pm. Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Contact Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.

Friday, May 28, 2010 ~~ Cool Weather Gardening. Virginia City Senior Center 1:00 pm-2:00 pm. Carson City Cooperative Extension  Wendy Hanson or Sandy Wallin 887-2252.

Friday, May 28, 2010 ~~ Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1, by volunteer Ken Hopple in the Historic Carson City Mint building.  10:30-noon & 1-3pm:  Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Robert Nylen775/687-4810 x239 or 245.

Margaret Bourke-WhiteFriday, May 28, 2010 ~~ Chautauqua Performance: Margaret Bourke-White by Dr. Doris Dwyer at the Silver City School House/Community Center/Library at 6:30pm. Open to Adults and Older Teens. Contact Quest Lakes at 847-0742.

m29Saturday May. 29, 2010 ~~ PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD FOR FREE! FOURTH ANNUAL WALK/RUN FOR CASA OF CARSON CITY RUN FOR THE BUCKET! Starts 8:30 am Longview Park. For more info view poster & email CASA.
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*** Don't see YOUR dated event listed above? Be sure to contact us with your schedules by the 25th. of the month so they can be included in the next issue!***
May is National Foster Care Month...
You Can Change a Lifetime!

Carson City has a great need for foster families right here in our city. We only have a handful of foster families to care for our most vulnerable children, the ones who have been aGirl in Courtbused or neglected and have been taken into state custody. They may have to stay in another town such as Fernley or Sparks, and change schools and friends.

To find out what you can do to help, you can call AdoptUsKids at 1-888-200-4005 or request to be contacted by a foster/adoption contact. In Carson City, contact Homes4Hearts.org or come by the Carson City Foster Family Coalition meetings every third Wednesday at noon, at the Family Courthouse,1545 E. 5th. St. CC, NV or call Chris Bayer 882-6776.
Upcoming Services, Programs & Events...
Here is the section where you can look to find information about events & services that are upcoming.  Included are names, phone numbers, addresses & links to the websites, where available, of items that may be beneficial to our Youth in & around Carson City. (note: there may be a fee to participate, contact provider for information)

Saturday, June 5, 2010 ~~ Native American Pine Needle Basket Making Demonstration. Join Master Artists Audrey and her step-mother Brenda Frank at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City from 1- 4pm. Contact Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.

Saturday, June 12 ~~  4th Annual Poker Run, Capitol City Gun Club, 3590 Arrowhead Drive, 9:30 a.m.  Registration open to public.  Proceeds go to fund 4-H Shooting Sports Clubs. Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

Saturday, June 12 ~~  4-H Dog Qualifier, Fuji Park and Exhibit Hall, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Open to the public for viewing.  Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

Monday-Friday, June 14-18, 2010 ~~ Space and Science Exploration Camp. InterwovenThis is a camp designed to engage & enrich students K-6th grade with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, & mathematics exploration using some of the latest NASA/ Jet Propulsion Laboratory educational materials. Carson City Airport. 10-4 daily. More info Michelle 775-230-3077.

Tuesday, June 15 ~~ 4-H Home Arts Qualifier, Fuji Park Exhibit Hall, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Open to the public for viewing. Carson City Cooperative Extension Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

Tuesday, June 15 ~~  4-H Rabbit Qualifier, Fuji Park Exhibit Hall, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  - Open to the public for viewing.  Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

H4H Teen TeamWednesday, June 16, 2010 - Foster Parent Coalition Meeting. Striving to recruit & support our foster families in the Carson City Area.  12:00n, Conference Room, Family Court 1545 E. 5th. St. Visit the website & sign up for the newsletter. Contact Chris Bayer 882-6776.

We Can!Wednesday, 06/16/10 - We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children through Activity & Nutrition) meeting. 3:00pm at the Jenny Craig facility, Williams St. For more info contact Joyce at 884-2269.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 ~~ Fun Family Dance. Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N Carson St, Carson City. 6:00 to 8:30PM, Summer Soltice. Website 775-997-4937 or allisondan52@gmail.com.

Carolyn SchneiderThursday, June 24, 2010 ~~ Crosby's Niece Carolyn Schneider Presents Bing: on the Road to Elko at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, 7:00 pm. For more information, Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.


Friday, June 25, 2010 ~~ Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History by Dr. George Baumgardner, featuring Plants and Animals of Nevada; 10:00 am & 1:30 pm. Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Contact Deborah Stevenson 775/687-4810, ext. 237.

Friday, June 25, 2010 ~~ Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1, by volunteer Ken Hopple in the Historic Carson City Mint building.  10:30-noon & 1-3pm:  Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Robert Nylen775/687-4810 x239 or 245.

June 27-July 1    Discover Your Future, University of Nevada Reno, all day  Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

Monday-Friday, July 12-16, 2010 ~~ Space and Science Exploration Camp.This is Space Campa camp designed to engage & enrich students K-6th grade with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, & mathematics exploration using some of the latest NASA/ Jet Propulsion Laboratory educational materials. Carson City Airport. 10-4 daily. More info Michelle 775-230-3077.

July 12-29 ~~ WHCT Summer camp for ages 8-14 will be three weeks 4-7 pm, with performances July 30-August 1 at Artown in Reno & at the Children's Museum in Carson City. Please visit our website, call 887-0438, or email Pat to sign up & for more information. 

July 17-24 ~~ Western Area 4-H Camp, NV State 4-H Camp, Lake Tahoe, open to ages 9-12 (You must turn 9 before camp starts and turn 13 after camp is over) Carson City Cooperative Extension  Jim or Sandy  (775) 887-2252.

July 19-23 - WHCT Summer camp for ages 5-7 will be one week from 10-11:30 am with a special presentation for family and friends the last day of camp. Please visit our website, call 887-0438, or email Pat  to sign up & for more information.

Monday-Friday, August 2-6, 2010 ~~ Space and Science Exploration Camp.This is a camp designed to engage & enrich students K-6th grade with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, & mathematics exploration using some of the latest NASA/ Jet Propulsion Laboratory educational materials. South Lake Tahoe. 10-4 daily. More info Michelle 775-230-3077.

August 9-21 - WHP Funny Just Happens (Improv for Everyone) with an introductory course for ages 10-14 from 4-6 pm and an in depth course for ages 15 through adult from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please visit our website, call 887-0438, or email Pat  to sign up & for more information.

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Don't forget, you can submit items for this section at any time, you don't have to wait. If your details are not firmed up yet, no worries, we will update as they become available.
Carson Kid's Connection's Brand New Format!

UPDATE: We are running a little behind in our planned development of our new Community Events Calendar format so we are publishing at least one more Carson Kid's Connection before switching over. We apologize for any inconvenience this may inadvertently cause.

Your Community Working Together
Partnership Carson City
Due to the economic downturn, Partnership Carson City, along with so many other non-profits, is downsizing staff, and in light of that is in the process of creating a very New-Tech style of continuing the service that CKC provides.

So watch your email for the announcement coming to your inbox very soon. We have some great advancements for you that you are going to just love!
For Your Information!

Ron Wood Family Resource Center offers classes & workshops for the community. F.I.R.E - Focus, Identify, Respond, Evaluate.  for youth ages 11-17 is a course designed to help youth identify & understand their thoughts, feelings, & actions. Positive Action- A Program for Parents & Youth for youth ages 11-17 & their parents/guardians. Learn better ways to communicate, understand the importance of treating each other with respect & kindness. Please call for dates. (775)884-2269
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Sierra Family Health Center has moved to 907 N. Mountain St., Carson City and accepts Most Insurances. Uninsured Patients May Qualify For a Sliding Fee Scale. For more info, please call 887-5140  or visit the website.
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Live on the internet!Partnership Carson City's Online Service Provider Directory. Have a need or know someone else who does? Visit PCC's website at www.partnershipcarsoncity.org and click on the Services tab to view the directory. Services are categorized for your convenience.
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Power of ParentsMADD Launches Program To Help Parents Influence Teen Alcohol Behavior -- "The Power of Parents, It's Your Influence"  by MADD (TM) provides lifesaving conversation tools about the No. 1 Youth Drug Problem in America.
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People First of NVThe AmeriCorps*VISTA: Youth Transition Project at 1665 Old Hot Springs Road, Suite 157, CC, offers customized employment services to motivated youth ages 16-22 who have disabilities. Customized employment is a way to create a job for yourself based on your talents, passions, and support needs. Contact Jen at 687-5162 x328.
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The Carson City School District Data Center. Your source for school related data and information pertaining to school improvement. New information and materials will be added as they become available or as requested. If you have any suggestions or comments, please contact rmedina@carson.k12.nv.us.
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World renowned addiction treatment centers, publishing, education, and recovery Hazeldensupport. Whether you're interested in information to enhance lifelong recovery and personal growth, or evidence-based professional resources for prevention, addiction or mental health treatment, Hazelden Publishing has the monthly e-newsletter.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to tutor in English for Carson City, Douglas County & Lyon County.   BE PART OF THE SOLUTION AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE.  We train you at no charge to tutor non-English speaking people and those who want to improve their English.  Materials are provided at no charge.  No teaching experience nor a foreign language necessary.  ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada. Commitment is 1-2 hours per week.  We will match you with a student.  Call Florence Phillips 888-2021.
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Under Your Influence
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Tutors needed! The State of Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child and Family Services is looking for local tutors for foster children in the Carson City area over the summer. Must be certified teachers and will be paid an hourly wage. For more information, contact Nova Anderson 687-4943.
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Community Pregnancy Center provides caring assistance. An informed choice is a better choice. All of the services are free of charge.  Contact Kimberly 885-1700.
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TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESSFUL POSITIVE PARENTING - Regarding Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs. View, download & print out this great guide to keep for reference.
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Notable NOYS - A Weekly Publication of National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS). NOYS Coalition member organizations represent over 80 million youth & adults & still growing! View brochure - front & back.
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notMYkid inspires positive life choices by educating the community about the consequences of destructive youth behaviors. Email or call 602-652-0163.
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Here's a great
"Spring's around the Corner" Cleaning Project for your whole family.

ReCycle, Clean Out!

Or New Years Resolution!

Thanks! to:
Jeannette Famoso,
CCSD Homeless Liaison, Educator's Closet, 775-283-1526.