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N E V A D A C O U N T Y T H I N G S T O D O L I V I N G A HOME SERVICES AND RELOCATION DIRECTORY Especially Good for Kids and Teens ART FOR CHILDREN: To November 18. Art with Mim first Saturday of the month. Children’s metalworking with Jerry third Saturday of the month. Free. Nevada County Growers Market, North Star House, 12075 Old Auburn Rd., Grass Valley. FAMILY FUN DAY: September 2 & November 18. Arts, crafts, entertainment. Free event presented by The Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley, 274-8384. thecenterforthearts.org DANCE: December. “The Nevada County Nutcracker.” Annual holiday production presented by Center Stage Dance Studio, 271-1200. Nevada Union High School Don Baggett Theatre, Ridge Road, Grass Valley. grassvalleynutcracker.org PAG: Nevada County Performing Arts Guild, a young people’s theatre, 277-7100. Offers three musicals a year on the main stage at The Center for the Arts. Performers are children. ncpag.com SPECIAL EVENTS SAFE TRICK OR TREAT: October 31. For pre- schoolers, treats from merchants, free books at The Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St. Downtown Grass Valley. 272-8315; downtowngrassvalley.com DAY OF THE YOUNG CHILD & KIWANIS KEEPING KIDS SAFE CARNIVAL: May 2018. Free event with emphasis on early childhood development, and health and safety. Infor- mation for parents. Carnival for kids. Nevada County Campus of Sierra College, Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley. 272-2513. KIDS’ TROUT DERBY: Spring 2018. Free event for boys and girls through age 12. Lake is stocked prior to derby. Sponsored by the Grass Valley Sportsmen’s Club. Nevada County Fairgrounds, McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. gvsportsmens.org SOME AREA CAMPS SUMMER DAY CAMPS: Also swim lessons. Nevada City Parks and Recreation, 265-8223. nevadacityca.gov BEAR RIVER LAND TRUST: June and July. Earth Encounters Summer Day Camps, half and full-day sessions for kids 4–6, 7–12, 9–12. Burton Homestead, Lake Vera Road, Neva- da City. bylt.org CENTER FOR THE ARTS: June to August 4. Art, circus, magic, acting and musical theatre. Various sessions for kids from 8 to 14. The Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main Street, Grass Valley, 274-8384. thecenterforthearts.org XIAO MAO (Little CATS): June 26–30. Drama and Asian Culture Camp, ages 8–12. Neva- da County Fairgrounds, McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. Sponsored by Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS). catsweb.org FOOD LOVE PROJECT CAMP: July sessions for ages 6–11. Daily themes around food and family. Sponsored by Sierra Harvest. sierraharvest.org BEAR VALLEY YMCA CAMP: Sessions start July 9 and end August 4. Traditional overnight camp from swimming to s’mores for ages 8–13. Located on Bowman Lake Road off Hwy. 20. ymcasuperiorcal.org/bearvalley LIBRARIES PROGRAMS: Madelyn Helling Library (Nevada City): Family Movie Series, Preschool Story Time, Sing-along, PAWS to Read, Lego at the Library, Picture Book Art Club. Grass Valley Library: Mother Goose Time, Preschool Storytime. Truckee Library: Toddler Time, Pre- school Stories, Babes in Bookland. Bear River: Game-On (board games and ipads). SUMMER PROGRAM: June 10–August 4, Full STEAM Ahead, at western Nevada County library branches. With sign-up kids receive a STEAM sheet listing fun summer tasks and a free book, pre-readers included. Teens in program receive a bookmark with tasks and a free book. Can sign-up at any branch at any time during the program. Events include a Teen-Lock-in, LEGO Big Build, Musical Robot Concert, weekly music programs, and “The Nevada County Nutcracker” a raffle for those who complete their sheet or bookmarks. Truckee’s summer program is called Reading by Design and goes from June 26 through August. Participants can sign up at any time during the summer. Visit website or call for information on both programs. CONTACT INFORMATION: Madelyn Helling, 265-1538. Grass Valley, 477-5790 or 470-2693. Bear River, 271-4147. Penn Valley, 432-5764. Truckee, 582-7846. mynevadacounty.com/library TEENS NEO: New Events & Opportunities. Strives to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices. Drop-in Center open Monday–Fri- day. See website for schedule. It offers a va- riety of activities and workshops, plus some evening events, primarily for youth in grades 6 to 12. NEO hosts about 70 events a year, including some on the weekends. Drop-in Center: 139 Joerschke Dr., Grass Valley, 470-3869. NCNEO.com CENTER FOR THE ARTS: July 31–August 4. Teen Writing Matters: A Summer Writing Camp, minimum age, 13. thecenterforthearts.com LIBRARY PROGRAMS: Teen Advisory Board, plans programs, gives advice, designs displays. Drop-in Crafts, Grass Valley Library. Anime & Manga Club, September through May, Grass Valley Library. See above for Library contact information. All area codes are 530. N E VA D A C O U N T YG OLD .com 157 THE ARTS