Northern Nevada briefly Feb. 22 |

Northern Nevada briefly Feb. 22

Carson City

St. Teresa hosts student registration

Registration of new students for St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School frades kindergarten through 8th grade is 8 a.m.-3 p.m., now through April, 567 S. Richmond Ave. For information, call 882-2079.

Scrapbooking class Tuesday morning

A one hour scrapbooking class will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Job’s Peak Room of the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Learn to quickly preserve your memories and photos into safe and meaningful albums. Bring photos to make a sampler. $5 fee. For information, 885-8230.

Free tax preparation for seniors

AARP will offer free tax preparation for seniors. Taxpayers wanting their taxes prepared and electronically filed for free do not have to be AARP members or any specific minimum age. Runs through April 15 representatives will be at the Carson City Senior Center, 12:30-5 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, 911 Beverly Drive and FISH, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. Appointments are required. For an appointment and information, call 883-0703 or 882-8448.

Legacy Corps seeks volunteers

The Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program’s Nevada Legacy Corps seeks volunteers to provide respite to caregivers who provide 24/7 care to homebound family members suffering from Alzheimer’s, post-stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, cancer, COPD, heart problems, head injuries, seizure disorders and many other disabilities throughout Carson City, and Douglas, Lyon, Storey and Washoe counties. Volunteers receive a monthly stipend and reimbursement for mileage. For information and to volunteer, e-mail mindypeltier@charterinter or susanhaas@charter or call 841-6033.

Reno & Sparks

Pre-register for hospice training

Pre-register by Wednesday, Feb. 25 for Saint Mary’s Hospice “No One Dies Alone” Training, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, March 7, Saint Mary’s Galena Conference Room, 18653 Wedge Parkway, Reno. Because of the overwhelming need in the community a program for volunteers to be companions to those alone in their dying. For information, and to register, call 770-6221.