Saturday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers

Saturday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 9-8-1; Daily 3 Midday: 5-8-6; Daily 4: 5-1-9-5; Daily Derby: 1st: 1 Gold Rush; 2nd: 12 Lucky Charms; 3rd: 7 Eureka; Race Time: 1:49.34; Fantasy 5: 11-13-16-21-28; Powerball: 02-11-35-52-54, Powerball: 13; Power Play: 3; SuperLotto Plus: 01-03-06-42-47, Mega Ball: 1.

The jackpot for Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing is estimated at $105 million.

For more information visit the California Lottery website:

Recyclables offered for art contest

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is making materials available to participants in the Statewide Recycled Art Contest.

Recyclables, including plastic bottles, newspapers, aluminum cans and steel cans, can be picked up in the lobby of the Bryan Building, 901 S. Stewart St., on Friday, Oct. 3.

The art contest is open to all Nevada residents. Projects must be composed of used recyclable materials. Submission of entry form and photos of artwork are due by Oct. 31, and winners will be announced prior to America Recycles Day on Nov. 15.

To schedule a time to pick up materials, call 775-687-9466. For more information about the contest, submission guidelines and prizes, go to

Zombie run planned in Virginia City

Virginia City’s Redrun II — A Zombie Sequel, a six-mile course in which participants run from zombies through century-old train tunnels, the country’s only working stamp mill, haunted buildings and a train graveyard, will be on Oct. 11.

A celebration titled Zombie Manifestival will follow the event with live music and a beer crawl.

For more information or to register as a runner, zombie or team, go to or

Fall events offered at Greenhouse Garden Center

Following is a schedule of seminars by David Ruf at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St.

Shrubs for Fall Color will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 4; Trees for Fall Color will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 11; Winterizing Your Pond will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 18 and Preparing Your Yard for Winter will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 25.

Healthy Trees and Just Brew It will host an old-fashioned apple cider press Oct. 25 at Greenhouse Garden Center. For fresh cider, bring washed and quartered apples with a container and lid from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each event is free; registration is not required. For more information, call 775-882-8600.

Planes, pilots & flights featured at annual fly-in

Antique aircraft and modern military and fire-fighting planes will be showcased at the 17th annual Lyon County Fly-In from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4-5 at the Silver Springs Airport.

The event offers the Young Eagles First Flight program, in which youth ages 8 through 17 can fly for free with a general aviation pilot. The Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 1073 Truckee, provides the pilots, who volunteer their time, planes and expertise. To download a registration form, go to

There will be a pancake breakfast, free for pilots who fly in, from 7 to 10 a.m. each day, as well as displays of antique cars, a potluck dinner, line dancing, karaoke, and entertainment by Joseph Greco and Jamie Corbet.

Admission each day costs $5 per car. The rate for buses is $2 per person.

For more information, contact Ron Bell at 775-220-0007 or, or call Linda Hoyen at 775-338-2866.

Fandango hosting Oktoberfest event

Traditional Bavarian and German food, brews, live music, steins and more will be showcased during Casino Fandango’s Oktoberfest celebration from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 in the casino’s parking lot.

For more information, call 775-885-7000.

Lyon Republicans meet Oct. 4 in Yerington

Republican officials will be on hand at Lyon County Republican Central Committee’s next meeting at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Commissioners’ Chambers, 27 S. Main St. in Yerington.

For more information, call Peggy at 775-575-4058, or go to

Lasagna cook-off set in Virginia City

Storey County Senior Center, at the corner of Six Mile Canyon Road and North E. Street in Virginia City, will hold its fourth annual Lasagna Cook-off & Feed at 6 p.m. Oct. 10.

To participate in the cook-off, bring a prepared lasagna in a pan that is at least 9-by-13-inches, or 4-by-5-inches for a small entry, to the center by 5:45 p.m.

There are two categories — traditional and non-traditional. All entries must include pasta. Store bought lasagnas will not be judged.

The event also offers a silent auction and raffle. Admission costs $7 per person and includes lasagna, salad and bread.

For more information, call April or Liz at 775-847-0957.

Crisis media relations topic of Oct. 8 event

Melissa Blosser, Douglas County’s community relations coordinator and public information officer, will talk about crisis media relations management and how the Douglas County Public Information Office handled August’s flash flooding at the next Carson Area Marketing & PR Network meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Business Resource Innovation Center, 108 E. Proctor St.

CAMPN is an association of professional marketers, marketing communicators, and public relations executives who gather monthly to network and share marketing and public relations resources, ideas and tips.

The meeting is free and non-members who are marketing, PR, or journalism professionals may attend with advance notice. For more information or to RSVP, go to, or email to

October events set at Sierra Place

Sierra Place, 1111 W. College Parkway, is holding free events in October. Western entertainer Sourdough Slim will combine vaudevillian and cowboy lore in his performance at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Mark McLaughlin will talk about the history of Lake Tahoe and the Comstock at 10 a.m. Oct. 6.

Mike Thomas will present Pathfinder of the West, a lecture about Kit Carson and John Fremont, at 10 a.m. Oct. 14.

Bob Nylen, author and curator of history at Nevada State Museum, will present a PowerPoint about the history of the Nevada Day Parade at 10 a.m. Oct. 20. For more information, call 775-841-4111.

Desert Brushes meet Oct. 9 in Minden

Members and guests of Carson Valley Desert Brushes will meet to paint decorations at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Johnson Lane Firehouse, 1400 Stephanie Way in Minden.

Painters of all levels and those who would like to learn to paint are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Carol at 775-883-9340.

Seminar emphasizes wellness for seniors

“Sharing positivity” will be the theme of this year’s TRIAD Senior Education Seminar, which will have an emphasis on wellness and safety for seniors, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville.

Travis Lee, Douglas County Community Services division manager, will preside over the seminar. There will by presentations by Sheriff Ron Pierini; Deputy Fire Chief Dave Fogerson; Frank Jacobelli; Joseph McEllistrem; Peter Reed; Lynette Schweigert; and Leo Kruger.

The free seminar is designed for medical and health care professionals, social workers, MFT, emergency workers and seniors. Continuing education units are available. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Registration is required and can be completed at the Douglas County Senior Center. For information, call Sheri or Patti at 775-783-6455 or Diana Malekos at 775-783-4814.


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