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Carson City

California Retired Employees to meet

California Retired Public Employees Association, Northern Nevada Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., today at Grandma Hattie's Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. Peter Barton, director of Nevada State Railroad Museum will speak on the newest happenings at the museum. For information, call 674-6449.

Free first time home buyers class

Stewart Title offers a free first time home buyers class, 6:30 p.m., today, 1886 College Parkway (behind Sonic Burger). For information, call 885-8446.

Fleet Reserve to meet Saturday

Sierra Tahoe Branch 137 of the Fleet Reserve Association will host a joint installation ceremony, 11 a.m., Saturday at Veterans Hall, 2nd and Curry streets. New officers will be installed for FRA Branch 192, Fallon; FRA Branch 274, Reno; and FRA Branch 137, Minden. Lunch will be catered by Mom and Pop's Diner. Cost of lunch is $17 per person. For reservations and information, call 782-8097.

Taco sale Thursday

Indian Taco Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday. Tacos, $5; bread $2; water or soda $1. Delivery only; five or more in order. For Information and to order, call 841-3182.

High Desert Divers Club meeting today

High Desert Divers Dive Club meets 6:30 p.m., today at Grandma Hattie's Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. Tom Jaskulski, an experienced cave and cavern diver who has been involved in research on the endangered Devil's Hole Pupfish, will speak. For information, call 884-3483.

CASA community awareness workshop Thursday

CASA of Carson City will host a community awareness workshop, 6-7 p.m., Thursday at the Carson City Juvenile Court Building, 1545 E. 5th St. Volunteers are appointed by Carson City's Juvenile. Court to advocate for children in child welfare cases. There is a background check and a 10 week, one night per week, training. This one hour workshop is open to the public. For information visit or call 882-6776.

Elks Lodge No. 2177 hosts Flag Day Ceremony

Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 invites the public to a Flag Day Ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday at Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St. For information, call 882-2177.


Octane Fest hosts Boys and Girls Club fundraiser

Octane Fest event hosts Boys and Girls Club fundraiser dinner Thursday at the Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way, with special guests Jeremy McGrath and NHRA funny car champion 'Fast" Jack Beckman. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets call 800-874-0903 or visit


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