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The AARP Chapter 723 Board of Directors will meet 10 a.m. today in the Tahoe Room of the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr. For information call 883-4809.

Computer recycling event to be Sunday

Best Buy and New2u Computers will hold a computer drive at the Reno, Sparks and Carson City Best Buy store locations on Sunday from 11am Ð 3pm.

New2u Computers is a nonprofit computer program that accepts donated computers, laptops, monitors, printers, cell phones, books, software and any computer-related equipment, functional and nonfunctional.

Every donor will receive a tax deductible donation receipt and a 5 percent discount off a new computer from Best Buy. Call 329-1126 for more information.

Computers and computer parts may also be donated locally through ComputerCorps, 6373 Hwy. 50 East, Carson City. Call ComputerCorps at 883-2323.

Mile High Jazz Band presents ‘Cool Jazz in January’

Swing into the new year with the Mile High Jazz Band at “Cool Jazz in January,” a big-band event with guest vocalist Jakki Ford at Comma Coffee, 8-10 p.m., Jan. 8.

General admission is $5 at the door, $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Assoc., and free for those 18 and under. Come early for swing dance instruction, 6-7:30 p.m., $5 additional.

For information about “Cool Jazz in January” and other live music at Comma Coffee, call 883-2662. Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson Street, is across the street from the state legislature building.

Carson City Symphony beginning rehearsals soon

The Carson City Symphony will begin rehearsals at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 9, in the Carson High School band room, 1111 N. Saliman Road. The Symphony has openings for strings and other instruments. Auditions are not required. For information visit or call 883-4154.