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Carson City

Nevada Singles August events calendar available

An August calendar of weekly and monthly events for singles age 40-older is now available.

It includes activities for Nevada, Sierra and Lake Tahoe singles. For information, call 882-0504.

High Strung band featured in tonight’s library concert

Carson City Library will host The High Strung Library Tour at 6:30 p.m. today in the library’s parking lot. This quirky independent band has made a name for itself by performing at public libraries.

The High Strung band hails from Detroit. Their energetic music has electrified library patrons nationwide. Their tour is taking them to 42 states on a tour of American libraries. The band features three-part harmonies and witty, lyrical bravado mix, furious guitar playing and “squonking” organ music.

The High Strung Library Tour concert is sponsored by Friends of the Carson City Library. Contact 887-2244.

Mile High Jazz Band performs hot concert

Comma Coffee will present the Mile High Jazz Band in “Hot August Jazz” from 8 -10 p.m. Tuesday in the courtyard, 312 S. Carson St. General admission is $5 at the door; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association and free for those 18 and under. Swing dance lessons are from 6-7:30 p.m. and are $5 additional.

The 17-member big band will play steamy, sultry, and up-tempo jazz tunes for a summer night. In case of rain, the concert will be indoors.

Call June Joplin at 883-2662.

Shade Tree Council accepting applications for fall street tree planting

The Carson City Parks and Recreation Department and the Carson City Shade Tree Council are accepting applications for the fall planting of the Street Tree Program.

Applications for this program can be obtained by calling the Carson City Parks and Recreation office at 887-2262. The deadline for the October/November planting is Sept. 7.

This program was introduced in 2001 to promote and enhance the urban forest. A property owner can apply to have a tree(s) planted within the designated city right-of-way. If the application is approved, the city will work with the property owner to determine the right-of-way, assist in selection of the tree(s)), and pay a contractor to deliver and plant the tree(s). The property owner pays for the tree(s) and maintains the tree(s) following planting. This program is funded by the Quality of Life Tax Initiative.

For information contact Scott Fahrenbruch, director of operations at 887-2115, ext. 1003.

Douglas County

Young at Heart board meeting is today

The regular monthly meeting of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club Board of Trustees is at 9:30 a.m. today, at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville.

For information, call 783-6455.

Lake Tahoe

Last chance to see ‘Greater Tuna’

There is just one chance left to see the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s hilarious rendition of the contemporary comedy “Greater Tuna” at the outdoor amphitheater at Sand Harbor State Park.

The play is the Festival’s first ever nonShakespeare production and its final performance is today.

Tickets are available at or by calling 800-74-SHOWS (800-747-4697).