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‘Tipsy Tow’ might prevent drunken-driving accidents after the Super Bowl

AAA Nevada will be offering its “Tipsy Tow” service for Super Bowl Sunday from 6 p.m. tonight to 6 a.m. Monday.

The Tipsy Tow program is open to everyone; AAA membership is not required.

Drivers, potential passengers, party hosts, bartenders and restaurant managers can call for a free tow home of up to five miles.

Participants should tell the AAA operator “I need a Tipsy Tow.”

This service is provided free of charge to prevent alcohol-related car accidents.

The phone number to receive a free Tipsy Tow is 1 (800) AAA-HELP (222-4357).

Carson City

Navigate the Legislature online

Want to follow the Legislature without leaving home? Go to http://www.nevadalegislature.com or directly at http://www.leg.state.nv.us.

Find a continuously updated calendar of all legislative meetings and a link to listen or watch and listen to ongoing meetings live. NOTE: If you don’t have a high-speed connection, better stick with just listening to the meeting you want. Another link allows people to find out who represents them in the Senate and Assembly.

For those who want to make your voice heard, there’s “Share your opinion.” Comments will be forwarded to the appropriate lawmakers and, without your name attached, posted for others to read. Find links to session information, the law library (including a searchable copy of Nevada Revised Statutes), Nevada agency regulations and Nevada Supreme Court opinions. Search functions allow users to find bills past and present dealing with certain subjects, bills changing specific sections of law and bills containing a specific phrase among others.

Senior center to offer computer classes

The Carson City Senior Citizens Center will offer two computer classes. “Introduction to Computer,” will meet from 9-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Feb. 12 for four weeks. The fee for this class is $40 per person.

“Internet Workshop” meets from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 20 and 22. This class requires a basic computer proficiency. Cost is $20 per person.

For information, call 883-0703 ext. 222.

Natives and Newcomers to meet Thursday

The Natives and Newcomers Club will be meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Carson Nugget’s upstairs banquet room. The theme this month will be “A Valentine’s Day Party.” RSVPs are due by Tuesday. To RSVP or for information, call 885-9019 or 883-1087.

Douglas County

Young at Heart to hold Super Bowl party

The Douglas County Senior Center Young at Heart club will be holding a Super Bowl party at noon today at the center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville. Seniors are asked to bring a dish for eight to this potluck event. Food will be served at 1 p.m. For information, call 783-6455.

Washoe County

Free Master Gardener workshop Tuesday

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Cooperative Extension will be holding a free Master Gardener workshop entitled “Training and Pruning Fruit Trees” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno. Master Gardener Michael Janik will discuss how to prune and train fruit trees to maximize their production and keep them looking good and how to restore older trees. For information, call 784-4848 or e-mail mastergardeners@unce.unr.edu.