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Carson City

Hot Summer Swing hosted by dance club is this evening

The High Sierra Swing Dance Club will host “Hot Summer Swing” 7:30 p.m., tonight at the Brewery Arts Center Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St. Dance to West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Ballroom, Country, Latin. Music provided by DJ Joel Johnson. Open to the public, no partner is needed. $7 for club members (including sister clubs) and $10 for nonmembers. For information, call 546-6154.

Museum hosts tea, barbecue on Sept. 6

The Nevada State Museum hosts the ninth annual Tin Cup Tea and Chuck Wagon Barbecue, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Governor’s Mansion. The event is the museum’s largest annual fundraiser. This year’s live auction features unique Nevada- themed items. The proceeds benefit the public programs and services provided by the Nevada State Museum. Tickets $50 per person. For information, e-mail haustin@nevadaculture.org or call 687-4810, ext. 222.

‘101 Dalmatians’ auditions at BAC

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Auditions for “101 Dalmatians” will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 6 in the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King St. Auditioners should come prepared with a one-minute song. For information, call 883-1976.

Tour Guide Training at the museum

Volunteer Tour Guide Training will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16 and Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Emphasis will be on Nevada history and American Indian culture; guest speakers and hands-on activities. To register and for information, call 687-4810, ext. 237.

Douglas County

Carson Valley Genealogy Group meets Thursday

The Carson Valley Genealogy Group will meet, 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Douglas County Library in Minden. The topic for discussion will be “How to use probate and will documents to find your ancestors.” Beginner and advanced researchers are invited to attend. There is no charge to attend or join the group. We look forward to a new year of interesting programs. For information, call 783-9626.

Fallon/Fernley

Support Our Troops drive

Kent’s Supply Center in Fallon and Fernley is having a “Support Our Troops” drive during September. Kent’s will join forces with Kathy Button’s Military Care Project. Items needed are shampoo, conditioner, soap, magazines, puzzle books, dice, razors, cards, foot powder, hand warmers, stationary, female hygiene products, toothpaste, toothbrushes, prepackaged foods, CD’s, DVD’s, paperback books, or anything else that will make our soldiers lives a little easier. Collection barrels will be placed at 260 N. Maine Street, Fallon and 260 Logan Lane, Fernley during the entire month of September. All items donated will be packaged and sent to Nevada troops. For information about Kent’s Good Neighbor Project, call 835-6100. For information about Kathy Button’s Military Care Project, call 423-5737.

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