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Arbor Day Foundation offers pruning guide

“How to Prune Young Shade Trees,” a free guide offered by the National Arbor Day Foundation, contains information on pruning and strengthening young trees and other practical tips. For a free copy, send your name and address to How To Prune, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE, 68410, or visit http://www.arborday.org.

Dayton High class of ’97 to hold reunion

Dayton High School class of 1997 will hold a 10-year reunion July 28. The day includes an afternoon of fun and a picnic and barbecue from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Zephyr Cove Resort. Cost is $10 for the family; bring your own refreshments.

A dinner-dance cruise on the MS Dixie II will be later in the day for adults only. Cost is $69. Reservations can be made by calling (775) 589-4908. E-mail jaredmanning10@msn.com or call (720) 890-7776.

Carson City

Memorial service honors fallen law enforcement officers

The 10th annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol Mall memorial. The delivery of a runner’s baton, being relayed by peace officers from Las Vegas to Carson City, will feature in the ceremony.

Washoe to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

The Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California Head Start program will celebrate Cinco de Mayo from 3-9 p.m. Friday at the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California Stewart Head Start, 465 Clear Creek Ave. The theme is “Together We Will Share Our Cultures.”

The event is to promote understanding between the American Indian and Hispanic cultures. The celebration will benefit the children of the Head Start program and the community.

For information, call Sharon Doan, Stewart site supervisor, at 884-1355; or Nancy Godinez, parent committee chairperson, at 560-5235.

Washoe County

Reno band celebrates release of latest CD

Come for the music, leave with a new CD. Reno-based band Sol’Jibe hosts the release of it latest collection of eclectic, acoustic-based songs, “New Day,” Thursday in Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks. Tickets are $15 and include a copy of “New Day.”

“New Day” draws upon the band’s fascination of all things Latin and its rhythmic accompaniment Sol’Jibe consists of Milton Merlos, flamenco guitar, Tim Snider, vocals/violin/guitar, Cody Remaklus, percussion, Jonathan Phillips, sax, and Fernando Flores, bass.

The party is at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at (800) 648-1177 or 356-3300 or at janugget.com.