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Worship dance classes offered

The Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada will hold a Christian worship dance class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays from Oct. 7 through Dec. 20 at the group’s studio, at 2556 Precision Drive, Suite E, in Minden.

Children will learn basics of ballet and jazz with a brief devotion and prayer session.

For more information or to register, call 775-267-4446 or send an email to tpapnn4him@gmail.com.

Blessing of the animals set in Dayton on Oct. 5

To honor St. Francis, St. John’s Episcopal Outreach, 140 Pike St. in Dayton, will hold a blessing of the animals at 1 p.m. Oct. 5.

All animals are welcome. For more information, call 775-443-8871.

Christian concert set at Calvary Chapel

The Digital Age, formerly the David Crowder Band, will perform with Bellarive and I Am They Oct. 6 at Calvary Chapel, 1635 Clearview Drive.

For more information, call 775-883-5215.

Whorton to talk about prison escapes Oct. 16

Glen Whorton, former director of the Nevada Department of Corrections, will talk about escapes from the Nevada State Prison at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Silver Oak Executive Conference Center.

Topics include the Great Escape of 1871, a Nevadan with the longest escape and return in the nation’s history, and other incidents through the 1980s.

The presentation is part of the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society’s monthly series about the prison’s history. Admission is free.

For more information, go to http://www.nspps.org or send an email to info@nspps.org.

‘Haunted’ events are set in Carson Valley

Douglas County Historical Society’s haunted weekend Oct. 17-21 will feature ghost walks, cemetery tours and ghost hunts.

The Historian Inn Market Café, 1427 Highway 395 in Gardnerville, will host a free meet and greet with ghost hunters at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17.

Ghost walk tours of Gardnerville will depart the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395 in Gardnerville, at 6 and 7 p.m. Oct. 18. A séance will follow at 9 p.m. at the Cultural Center.

On Oct. 19, guided tours of the Mottsville Cemetery will depart every 15 minutes starting at 6 p.m.

The Genoa Courthouse Museum, 2304 Main St., will hold a ghost investigation from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 19.

Ghost walk tours of Genoa will depart the Courthouse Museum at 10 a.m. Oct. 21.

For more information or tickets, call 775-782-2555.