What's closed for Thanksgiving

State offices and most Carson City government offices will be closed Thanksgiving Day.

There will be no school for Carson City, Lyon, Storey or Douglas school district students.

Western Nevada Community College campuses and learning centers in Carson City, Fallon, Minden, Fernley, Hawthorne, Lovelock, Smith Valley and Yerington will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26, to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. There are no classes on Wednesday, Nov. 24, although campus offices will be open. WNCC classes resume Monday, Nov. 29.

The Carson City Marriage Bureau, 885 E. Musser St., will be closed Thursday and open Friday.

The front counter of the Carson City Sheriff's Department will be closed Thursday, and there will be no visitation at the Carson City Jail.

The Carson City Senior Citizens Center will be closed Thursday and open Friday.

The Storey County Senior Center will be open Thursday and closed Friday.

Dayton, Douglas County, Silver Springs, and Fernley senior centers will be closed Thursday and Friday.

The marriage bureau and other county offices in Lyon will be closed Thursday and Friday.

The Carson City, Douglas County and Lyon County public libraries will be closed Thursday and Friday.

The U.S. Post Office and its retail stations will be closed Thursday and open Friday. Only express mail will be delivered Thursday. Most banks also will be closed for Thanksgiving.

The Nevada Appeal will publish as usual and offices will be open.

'Nutcracker' ballet opens Friday

Pinkerton Ballet Theatre presents " The Nutcracker" ballet at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carson City Community Center.

Tickets are available at Sugar Pine Cove, 1087 S. Carson St., or by phone with a credit card at 884-4603.

For information, call 882-6748.

Donate a toy, ride a historic train

The Nevada State Railroad Museum will give a free historic steam train ride to anyone bringing an unwrapped toy donation for Toys for Tots to the museum from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The museum will give one free train ride aboard restored cars from the Virginia & Truckee Railroad for each toy donated.

Regular steam train fares are $4 for adults, $2 for children and free for under age 6.

The museum is at 2180 S. Carson St. at the intersection with Fairview Drive. Contact John Frink at 687-6953.

Eagle Scout restores wetlands

For his Eagle Scout project, James Fogel will host a wetlands conservation project from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Volunteers should meet at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 3000 Lompa Lane.

Call Fogel at 853-1594.

Holiday open house slated at art gallery

Artists will host a holiday open house from noon to 5 Sunday at the East Fork Gallery to celebrate the Christmas season. Refreshments will be served.

All the artists will be there with a large selection of original works.

The gallery is at 1503 Highway 395 in Gardnerville, at the south end of the Record-Courier Center. It is pen daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For details, call 782-7629.

- Staff reports


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