Arbor Day Foundation offers tree ID guides
“What Tree Is That?” is a unique 84-page pocket guide available from the National Arbor Day Foundation designed to make identifying trees in Nevada easier. To obtain a tree guide, send your name and address and $3 per guide to “What Tree Is That?” The National Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE 68410 or visit http://www.arborday.org.
Army celebrates birthday today
Mayor Marv Teixeira will help the U.S. Army celebrate its 231st birthday today in Carson City. The public is invited to a cake cutting and birthday celebration at 11 a.m. at the Carson City offices, 3246 N. Carson St.
Footprint Association to meet
The International Footprint Association will hold their next meeting 6 p.m. Thursday at the Carson Nugget. For information or to make reservations, call 267-5358 or 266-3435.
Daughters of Norway to meet
The Daughters of Norway Queen Maud Lodge No. 42 will meet at 6 p.m. June 15 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Saliman Road and Highway 50 East. A white elephant and silent auction will be held. Women are invited to join the lodge who are of Scandinavian heritage or who are married or have been married to someone of that heritage. Call 882-3729.
Dog Town holds dog adoption event
Dog Town Canine Rescue will be having an adoption day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at PetSmart on Fairview Drive. All dogs are spayed/neutered and fully vaccinated for a $75 donation. Call 934-5774 or visit http://www.dogtown.petfinder.com.
Senior Center plans June activities
The Douglas County Senior Center is planning several activities this month. Thursday, there will be a trip planned to Apple Hill. Three wineries will be visited, and participants must sign up to attend. The bus leaves at 8 a.m. from the center.
There will be a trip to Markleeville Falls on June 24. This is a three-mile hike with a 500-foot elevation gain. Bring lunch and water. Participants must sign the posted signup sheet at the center. There is a $1 charge for transportation. The bus leaves at 8 a.m. June 26 will be a meeting of the Green Thumb Garden Club at 10 a.m. at the center. Call 783-6455.
Children’s Museum to participate in shopping day
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada will participate in Macy’s the Reno Community Shopping Day fundraiser Friday .Purchase a $10 ticket to help raise funds to support the museum, plus enjoy 10-20 percent savings at Macy’s, events, special samplings from sponsors, and a chance to win a $500 Macy’s shopping spree. Call 884-2226.
‘Cops and Lobsters’ raises money for Special Olympics
Law enforcement personnel will volunteer in uniform to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics with “Cops and Lobsters” 5-9 p.m. Friday at the Red Lobster restaurant on South Virginia Street in Reno.