Carson City

CTRMC offers health screenings

Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare hosts a Community HealthCheck Fair featuring affordable lab screenings at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center on the second Tuesday of each month. Doctor's orders are not required.

Screenings include: comprehensive metabolic and lipid panel, prostate-specific antigen, complete blood count, thyroid-stimulating hormone and hemoglobin A1c. Appointments are required. For information, go to or call 1-866-284-9355.

Scrapbooking class offered at center

Learn how to quickly and easily preserve your memories and photos into safe meaningful albums at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Pinion Pines Room at the Carson City Senior Center. Bring a few photos, as the group will make a sampler. Fee is $5. For information call 885-8230.

Toastmasters hold luncheon meeting

The Capital Nevada Toastmasters meet at noon every Tuesday at B'Sghetti's, 318 N. Carson St.

Toastmasters give 5- to 7-minute speeches for member evaluations. Meetings are open for the public. Groups looking for guest speakers are invited to attend and see the club in action. For information, call Ron Kendall at 883-0906.

Learn ballroom dancing at center

The Ballroom Dance Class taught by Thane Cornell meets 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays in the Nevada Room at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center. Learn to waltz, fox-trot and tango for a $5 fee. All ages are welcome. Call 883-0539.

November Jazz at Comma Coffee

Enjoy big-band music featuring Mile High Jazz Band with vocalist Jakki Ford from 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Tickets are $5 at the door; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Assoc., free for those age 18 and under. Swing-dance instruction, 6-7:30 p.m., is $5 additional.

Douglas County

Community flu-shot clinic Tuesday

A flu-shot clinic is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at Minden Medical Center, 925 Ironwood Drive. Flu clinics are open to everyone and no appointments are necessary. The cost for a flu shot is $25.00. Medicare Part B patients have no charge, but bring your card.

Silver & Sage coordinator to speak at NARFEA

The monthly National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville.

Jane Lehrman, Silver Sage coordinator for the Nevada Appeal, will be guest speaker. Contact 265-5549.


Landscaping workshop focuses on water conservation

The Cooperative Extension hosts a workshop for landscapers, contractors and interested parties titled "Harvesting Water in the Landscape: Implementing Low Impact Development," 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday at the Associate General Contractors' Conference Room, 5400 Mill St., Reno.

The registration fee is $75, which includes lunch and workshop materials. Preregistration is required by Tuesday. To register or for information, contact or 784-4848.


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