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Carson City

Enjoy jazz under the stars Tuesday

The Mile High Jazz Band presents an evening of “Big Band Jazz Under the Stars,” 8-10 p.m., Tuesday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.

Jakki Ford and June Joplin will be guest vocalists. Admission is $5 general; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association and free for ages 18 and younger.

Swing dance instruction 6-7:30 p.m.; $5 additional. For information, visit or call 883-4154.

Natives, newcomers meet Thursday

Carson City Natives and Newcomers will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St.

For information, call 883-4969.

Affordable lab screenings offered

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center offers affordable lab screenings the second Tuesday of each month. Doctor’s orders are not required. Available tests include Comprehensive Metabolic and Lipid Panel, PSA, CBC, TSH, and Hemoglobin A1c. Appointments are required.

For information, visit or call 1-866-284-9355.

Smith Valley

Lyon County Republicans to meet

Lyon County Republican Central Committee will meet 10 a.m., Saturday at the Smith Valley Library on Day Lane.

New members are welcome. For information or directions, call 246-3106 or 575-4058.


Genoa town garage sale on Saturday

The Town of Genoa’s annual Community Garage Sale is scheduled 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday at Main and Nixon streets in Genoa.

More than 20 households will participate in the event, which is sponsored by The Gillmor Coons Real Estate Group.

Pick up maps of the various sale locations at the real estate office on the corner of Main Street and Nixon in Genoa.

For information, call 782-3434, or visit


Chamber music festival part of Artown

As part of Reno’s Artown, the Reno Chamber Orchestra presents “The Nevada Chamber Music Festival in July,” a special chamber music concert 7 p.m. Sunday at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater inside Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno.

Musicians Meng-Chieh Liu (piano), James Buswell (violin), Theodore Kuchar (viola), Carol Ou (cello), and Scott Faulkner (double bass) will perform Franz Schubert’s beloved “Trout” Quintet and the Trio in B major by Johannes Brahms.

Tickets are $15 regular seat price and $5 lawn seat price. VIP tickets are $50. Call 348-9413.

The concert is part of the 13th annual Artown festival held July 1-31.