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Carson City

McCain-Palin precinct walk today

McCain-Palin 2008 Precinct Walk 9 a.m., today, Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road. Drinks and snacks will be provided. RSVP to

Mentor Center conducting food hunt

Mentor Center will conduct a hunt for food 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 to benefit Food for Thought. Teams of four, two youth and two adults will leave the Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada in search of food items. Food for Thought discretely provides a bag of food for Carson City's hungry, homeless children every Friday allowing them to eat on weekends. Carson City has 370-400 homeless children enrolled in its schools. Teams will be targeting neighborhoods around Seeliger and Fritsch schools. For information, call 445-3346.

Workshop on winterizing ponds

David Ruf will host a seminar on "Winterizing Your Pond," 10 a.m., today, at Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. The seminar is free, no reservations are required. Put all of your pond plants to bed and make sure the fish are ready to survive the cold months of winter. For information, call 882-8600.

Ukulele workshop at Comma Coffee

Comma Coffee hosts a Ukulele Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Mondays, Oct. 6-27, 312 S. Carson St. $25 for four sessions. Learn beginner keys, chords and strumming techniques. For information, call 450-1313 or 443-8660.


Eat ice cream, meet candidates

Meet the Candidates Ice Cream Social, 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, 1st & 10 Bar & Grill, 240 Dayton Valley Road, Dayton. For information, call 246-5088.

Douglas County

Young at Heart dance, silent auction

The Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club hosts a dance, silent auction and raffle 7-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, CVIC Hall on Esmeralda Avenue, Minden. The event will benefit the Senior Center Building fund. Music will be provided by Don and Nadine. For information, call 783-6455 or 265-2312.


AAUW to meet at University of Nevada on Sunday

American Association of University Women host a September Kickoff Program: "Where the Girls are: The Facts About Gender Equity", 2-4 p.m., Sunday University of Nevada Reno Joe Crowley Student Union, Great Room, 4th floor, Room 402. The event is free and open to all interest persons. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 787-2642 or 747-0777.


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