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Carson City

Get tickets now for Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Dinner

Reservations must be received by Monday, March 9 for the Knights of Columbus Sierras Madre Council 4781 St. Patrick's Dinner Silent and Live Auction, 5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 14, Gold Dust West Hotel, 2171 US Highway 50 East. Proceeds benefit charitable causes as Boy and Girl Scouts and scholarships to St. Teresa's School. Cost $20 per person. For information, call 882-6088.

Mile High Jazz and local poets

The Mile High Jazz Band and vocalist Sheryl Adams will be joined by local poets for "Q&A," 8-10 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Enjoy a lively evening of big-band jazz music and poetry. Admission is $5 general and free for age 18-younger. Swing dance instruction 6-7:30 p.m.; $5. For information, visit or call 883-4154.

Senior bus tour heads to Lake Tahoe

The Carson City Senior Citizens Center monthly bus trip will travel to Harvey's Lake Tahoe on Wednesday, March 11. The bus will load at 7:45 a.m. in the east parking lot of the senior center, 911 Beverly Drive, depart at 8:15 a.m. and return about 4 p.m.

For information or reservations, call 882-3352.

Douglas County

Senior Advisory Council to meet

Douglas County Senior Service Advisory Council meets 8 a.m., Monday, March 9 at Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. For information, call 783-6455.

Young at Heart Senior Citizens Board of Trustees

Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club Board of Trustees will meet 9:30 a.m., Monday, March 9, Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. For information, call 783-6455.

Artisans sought for Candy Dance

The application deadline is Friday, March 13 for artisans and crafters with handmade art and crafts to display and sell at the 89th annual Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Faire Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26-27. Event organizers are especially interested in providing a wide variety of quality, hand-crafted items for faire-goers to appreciate and enjoy at this year's event. Applications are available from the Genoa Town Office or from the Candy Dance Web site: For information, call 782-8696.


Organic vegetable gardening free seminar

Moana Nursery presents a free seminar, 10 a.m., Saturday, March 7 on organic vegetable gardening, 1100 W. Moana Lane, Reno. Learn how to get your vegetable garden ready for spring using organic methods. For information, call 825-0600.


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