Education calendar

Settings Limits for the 6 to 12 month old, 10 a.m., Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane Free workshop for parents with babies birth to 12 months. RSVP at 884-2269.

Books and Brags, 10:30 -11:30 a.m., Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. A literacy-based program that includes reading stories and creating crafts to bring home and brag about. All ages and walk-ins welcome. Free with museum membership or museum admission applies. Call 884-2226.

Mentor orientation training, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mentor Center of Western Nevada at WNCC, 2201 W. College Parkway Program details what is involved with becoming a mentor. No special skills needed. Call 445-3346.

"They Died to Make the Desert Bloom" 7:30 p.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Presented by Guy Lewis Rocha; regular admission fees apply. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.

Musical Theater Workshop, 4-6 p.m., Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Cost is $30 per person, for ages 7-13. Students learn three show tunes (in group and solo) and how to use their singing voice as an acting tool, select the right song for each audition, effectively deliver it and be comfortable in front of an audience. Instructed by Sierra Scott; space is limited. Call 887-0438.

Wednesday

Toddler Times at the Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane. Class for 1-year-olds from 9:30 -10:30 a.m.; class for 2-year-olds 11 a.m.-noon, pre-registration required. Call to register, 884-2269.

Baby Signs Parent Workshop 10 a.m.-noon, Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. This two-hour workshop is specially designed for families of children from birth to 24 months. Baby Signs is the world's leading sign language program for babies and will teach you all you need to know to begin using the Baby Signs Program at home. Registration fee is $60 and participants receive the Parent Workshop Kit. Space is limited; children welcome. Call 887-0438.

Thursday

Food Closet, 1-3 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. in Virginia City Barter for food or items in our New Beginnings thrift store. First visit to food closet is free. Proceeds from thrift store benefit local community programs. Call 847-9311.

Friday

Behind-the-Scenes tours, 10 a.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Also at 1:30 p.m. Reservations recommended; regular admission fees apply. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.

Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1, 10:30 a.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Also from 1-3 p.m., by volunteers Ken and Karen Hopple. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.

Mothers of Multiples, 1 p.m., Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 212 E. Winnie Lane Free workshop for pregnant moms and moms with children ages birth to 4 years. Call 884-2269.

BAC Stage Kids presents "Bugsy Malone Jr.," 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. A musical based on gangster movies of the silent era and the 1976 film "Bugsy Malone." Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for BAC members, seniors, and students. Call 883-1976.

Saturday

The "Singing Cowboy Poet" Michael Martin Murphey, 7:30 p.m., Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Tickets are $25 for all seats. A $3 discount is available for BAC members, students and seniors. Call 883-1976.

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