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Carson City

Free introductory Tae Kwon Do classes

Free introductory week of classes of Tae Kwon Do for kids and adults are offered at Fifth Degree Black Belt, 385 Hot Springs Road No. 3.

Classes for children are 5:30 p.m., and adults at 6:30 p.m., on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Call chief instructor Sonny Weathers at 315-3883.

Mother’s Day donors can enter to win pendant

In honor of Mother’s Day, every person who donates blood at United Blood Services can enter to win a ruby and 14 kt yellow gold pendant.

All donors can now receive a total cholesterol screening with each donation for free.

Walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, call 887-9111, or visit

CASA to start training Tuesday

CASA of Carson City will begin training volunteers from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Carson City Juvenile Court, 1545 E. Fifth St.

CASA volunteers advocate for children removed from the home due to abuse or neglect and serve as guardian ad litem under NRS 432b. Call 882-6776.

Natives and Newcomers to meet Thursday

The Natives and Newcomers Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Carson Nugget’s upstairs area.

The program will include the officers’ installation and a bingo game.

To RSVP call 885-9019 or 883-1087.

Mile High Jazz Band to hold May jazz concert Tuesday

The Mile High Jazz Band will be holding its “Jazz in the Merry Month of May” concert from 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.

Admission is $5 general, $4 for association members and free for those age 18 and under. From 6-7:30 p.m. there will be swing dance lessons for $5.

Call 883-4154.

Learn about the Transcontinental Railroad on Wednesday

Russ Tanner will present a program “The Transcontinental Railroad and it’s relationship to the Nevada State Railroad Museum” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Call 687-6953.

Churchill County

BLM to hold wildland fire meeting

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City Field Office, and contractor Wildland Fire Associates will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way, to receive public comments from Churchill County residents about the risk of wildfire. Churchill County representatives will be present to answer questions.