Community Briefly Sept. 4

Group working for justice reform to meet

CURE, Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants, is restarting a Carson City chapter with a meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6, at St. Paul's Lutheran Family church, at Williams St. and N. Saliman Ave. Followup meetings will be the first Tuesdays of each month.

CURE is a non-profit organization that began in 1972 in Texas to work for positive change in the prison system. Today it has chapters throughout the country and several international chapters. It was active in Nevada from 1998-2004.

The goals of CURE is to ensure prisons are used only for those who absolutely must be incarcerated and to help prisoners receive all the resources they need to turn their lives around. CURE also is involved in programs to compensate victims of crime and helping families of those incarcerated to understand and to navigat the justice system.

For more information please call Pat 775-546-3849 or 702-375-2402 or go to

Fall classes now forming at the Brewery

The Brewery Arts Center will offer more than 50 classes this fall. Students of all levels and ages can sign up for courses in visual, performing and media arts.

Popular classes such as jewelry making, pottery and drawing are returning. Plus, the BAC is offering several unique classes such as editing, screenwriting, claymation and more in the Digital Media Center. Classes are also being offered in the performing arts such as singing, dancing and acting. For complete class listings log on to

The Brewery Arts Center is Carson City's premier performing and visual arts center. The nonprofit, member funded center is committed to presenting and promoting art, arts programming and cultural events to the residents of Carson City and the surrounding area.

For more information on the Brewery Arts Center go to, visit 449 W. King Street, Carson City, or call 775-883-1976.

Board applications sought for Ormsby Association

Ormsby Association of Carson City is accepting applications for a board member position.

OACC provides training to developmentally disabled adults. Board meetings are the fourth Wednesday of each month.

For more information, contact Mary Winkler at 882-8520 or e-mail at

RPEN to meet Tuesday

Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) will meet at 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

The meeeting will include the installation of officers for the coming year and a representative of Extend Health will give a presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period.

Fleet Reserve picnic planned at James Lee Park

The Fleet Reserve Association will be hold their annual picnic starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the James Lee Park in Indian Hills.

On the menu is golden brown chicken, scrumptious hamburger, and hot dogs with all the garnished extras. The Ladies Unit will be bringing their treasured salads, deserts, and selected dishes. It will be a day for feasting and games. Members, prospective members and their families are all invited.

Open auditions for 'The Music Man, Jr.'

The Brewery Arts Center is looking for talented kids for the BAC Stage Kids' production of "The Music Man, Jr." Auditions are open to students from kindergarten through 12th grade starting at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 in the Maizie Harris Jesse Theatre.

Those wanting a lead role should come prepared with a 1 1/2 minute monologue and a 1 1/2 minute song choice (sound system and pianist available). Every participant will have the opportunity during the auditions to dance, read and sing for ensemble roles.

This is an open audition and no roles have been pre-cast. Performance dates are Nov. 11-20.

For further information contact, Tami Castillo Shelton, director, 775-883-1976 ext.114,

For more information on the Brewery Arts Center go to, visit us in person at 449 W. King Street, Carson City, or call 775-883-1976.

Democratic Women to meet Saturday

The Carson City Democratic Women's Club is meeting 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at Grandma Hatties Restaurant.

The featured speaker is Ryan Costella who will talk at noon about his Empowerment Nevada Program.

Also to be discussed is volunteer help needed for the new headquarters open house, 5-8 p.m. Sept 23 at 502 E John St. All Democrats are invited.

There is also a float planning meeting at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at headquarters. Volunteers to work at the headquarters performing easy but needed tasks are requested. Call 841-DEMS or Donna 884-3037 for more information.


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