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Mile High Jazz Band at Comma Coffee

Mile High Jazz Band performs, 8-10 p.m., tonight at Comma Coffee Courtyard, 312 S. Carson St. General admission is $5 at the door; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association, and free for age 18 and younger. Swing Dance lessons 6 to 7:30 p.m. are $5 additional. For information, call 883-2662.

Alliance hosts Ice Cream Social

Nevada Alliance for Academic Excellence will host their Second New Teachers Ice Cream Social to meet and greet new administrators and teachers, 5-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20, in the garden of the Governor’s Mansion, 600 Mountain St. Parents are encouraged to attend.

For information and to RSVP, e-mail abednarski@sbcglobal.net or call 882-3854.

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Children’s theater hosts two workshops

Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents two exciting workshops geared to students 8 and up, Saturday, Aug. 23. In the first workshop, 9-11 a.m., students will learn the choreography from the hit show “So You Think You Can Dance.”

The cost of this workshop is $30. “Auditioning for Commercials and TV”, 11 a.m. to noon will focus on the difference between auditioning for theater and film, and will incorporate actual on-camera experience and helpful tools for auditioning.

The cost of this workshop is $20.00. Attend both workshops and pay $40.00.The workshops will be at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson Street. Space is limited.

Sign up now! To sign up or for more information call 887-0438 or email wildhorsearts@aol.com.

Library Foundation seeking crafters for Oktoberfest

The Carson City Library Foundation is looking for crafters to participate in the tenth annual Oktoberfest, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday Oct. 4. The event will be held in the Pony Express Pavilion. The booth sizes are 10-by-10 and cost $50. The Pavilion is semi-enclosed, protected from the sun, but not the wind. The proceeds benefit the Carson City Library. For information, call 883-2834.

4-H leaders and co-leaders needed

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is now recruiting volunteer leaders for its 4-H youth leadership and development programs. No experience is necessary, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension provides training and support for all 4-H volunteers.

Clubs in Carson City and Storey County need leaders or co-leaders for shooting sports, including archery, air pistol, air rifle, .22 rifle and muzzleloader; rabbit; poultry; cat; sewing; cooking; small animals, such as frogs, amphibians, ferrets, etc.

For information and to volunteer in Carson City, call 887-2252.

Dayton

Introduction to basic GPS navigation offered at Dayton State Park

A free “Introduction to basic GPS navigation” will be held 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Dayton State Park on U.S. 50. A limited number of handheld GPS units will be available for the program, participants are encouraged to bring their own GPS Unit. Reservations are recommended. For information and to reserve a space, call 687-5678.

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