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Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City hosting Cookie Walk Dec. 9

November 20, 2017 — Once again, the bakers from Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City will be offering a festive selection of holiday cookies for $9 per pound on Dec. 9. The church's 7th Annual Cookie Walk is returning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church,

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Bariatric support group to meet in Carson City

November 20, 2017 — A bariatric support group meets in Carson City from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. The group, conducted by registered dietitian Jodi Pettersen, will meet at Great Basin Nutrition, 783 Basque Way, but the location may change occasionally.

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Free cooking class and dinner set in Dayton

November 20, 2017 — Pumpkin spice bars, cauliflower gold, crunch quinoa and apple salad are on the menu at a healthy cooking demonstration at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike St. The demonstration, which will be followed by dinner, will feature dietitian Kim

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Senior Menu

November 16, 2017 — William N. Pennington Life Center (Churchill County Senior Center) 952 S. Maine St. Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Monday-Friday Monday: Beef stew over noodles; biscuit; garden salad; chantilly fruit cup Tuesday: Baked chicken tenders; French baked potato; beets in orange sauce; carrot raisin salad; wheat bread;

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Free haircuts offered to veterans Saturday in Carson City

November 10, 2017 — A local hair salon is hoping to give about 100 free haircuts to veterans from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The Cutting Edge Salon is offering the free cuts while also taking donations to benefit the Northern Nevada Wheelchair Foundation. The foundation

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Lecture at Western Nevada College to focus on history of astronomy

November 10, 2017 — Gain a better understanding of the universe you live in by attending a free lecture by Mike Thomas on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Western Nevada College's Jack C. Davis Observatory. Thomas' presentation on the "History of Astronomy" begins at 6:30 p.m. His lecture will focus

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Historical Society of Dayton Valley hosting lecture Nov. 15

November 10, 2017 — The public is welcome to attend the Historical Society of Dayton Valley general membership free lecture on Nov. 15 at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike St., Dayton. Dayton historian and avocational archeologist Stony Tennant is this month's lecturer. Tennant has spent more than

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Salvation Army in Carson City hosting job fair Friday

November 8, 2017 — The Salvation Army, 661 Colorado St., is hosting a job fair at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, to fill seasonal positions. Help is needed for the Salvation Army's holiday programs such as the Thanksgiving and Christmas food drives and Angel Tree toy distribution. Two drivers

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Flag retirement ceremony planned in Carson City

November 8, 2017 — More than 2,000 flags will be retired in a ceremony stemming from a project organized by 8-year-old Chloe Woodbury. Last year the third grader installed several flag retirement bins around Carson City as part of her service project that satisfied a requirement of her role

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Carson City commodity food distribution planned for Nov. 17

November 8, 2017 — Friends In Service Helping, or FISH, is hosting its final USDA Commodity Food distribution event from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Although the distribution will be the last at the Community Center, FISH will

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Annual Candy Cane Express holiday trains to run out of Virginia City

November 7, 2017 — The Virginia and Truckee Railroad is offering the chance to experience Christmas trains for three weekends this holiday season. Rides on heated, 100-year-old railroad coaches are planned at noon and 2 p.m. Nov. 24-26 and Dec. 2-3 and 9-10. Rides will depart from the original

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Carson City Leisure Hour Club to recognize local students on Nov. 15

November 6, 2017 — The Leisure Hour Club's scholarship recipients and Western Nevada College will be the focus of the club's dinner meeting on Nov. 15. As part of the club's commitment to education, three $1,000 academic scholarships are funded at WNC annually. This year the recipients are Douglas

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Live country music planned at Carson Nugget

November 6, 2017 — Country music's Michael Martin Murphey is performing two shows at the Carson Nugget on Saturday. Murphey will take the stage inside the casino's events center at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets start at $20 for general admission. VIP seating is available for $40. Tickets can

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Carson City Natives & Newcomers to meet Thursday

November 6, 2017 — The Carson City Natives and Newcomers will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Red's Old 395 Grill. The meal will be followed by a business meeting.

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Carson High School student calling all knitters, crocheters and quilters

November 6, 2017 — For her senior project, Carson High School's Jessica Preston is collecting homemade blankets, hats, scarves, and other comfort items to benefit the local women and children's shelter. Preston's project is twofold, focusing on self-improvement and community outreach. Inspired by her grandmother and several friends at

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Carson City hosting annual Tip-a-Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics

November 3, 2017 — The Law Enforcement Torch Run Annual Tip-a-Cop benefit for the Special Olympics is returning to Carson City on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The benefit will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. at Applebee's, 3300 S. Carson St.

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Red Kettle event to benefit Salvation Army’s holiday projects

November 3, 2017 — The local Salvation Army is expecting to help more than 3,000 low-income people this holiday season with Angel Tree toys for kids, food baskets for families, utility and rental assistance and other dire needs for those in need. The nonprofit is holding its Red Kettle

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Comedy extravaganza planned at Brewery Arts Center in Carson City

November 3, 2017 — Two Reno comedians are coming together for a two-man comedy extravaganza that includes sketch, stand-up, and musical numbers rolled into one show. "Nick-N-Bobby Act Weird for About an Hour" is coming to the Brewery Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. The show will feature

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Nevada Humane Society urging adoption of older pets this month

November 3, 2017 — The Nevada Humane Society is urging adoptions of older dogs and cats this month to mark November as Adopt a Senior Pet Month. "We all know that with age comes experience, making these older guys and gals champion snugglers, house-trained experts, and classic professionals —

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Registration open for annual landscape design workshop in Carson City

November 2, 2017 — The chance to learn how to plot a landscape design, add hardscapes and irrigation, select appropriate plant material and other topics is being offered in an annual workshop at the Greenhouse Garden Center. Landscape Design for the Homeowner with owner David Ruf will return from

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