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Carson City

Senior center to hold computer course

“An Introduction to Computers,” a basic computer course will begin on Aug. 14 from 9-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center. The class meets for four weeks and the cost is $40. To register, call 883-0703.

Senior center hosts bus trip to Boomtown

Happy Senior tours will take a bus trip Wednesday to Boomtown Casino. Cost of the tour is $16 per person and must be paid by today, at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center Finance Office, 911 Beverly Drive. The bus may be boarded at 7:45 a.m. and will depart at 8:15 a.m. from the senior center parking lot, east side. Call 882-3352.

Douglas County

Eric Hansen plays in Minden concert

Back by popular request, Lake Tahoe Entertainment presents Eric Hansen for his fourth Annual Minden Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday in Minden Park.

Admission is an old-fashioned, pass-the-hat love offering – suggested $10 per person – sponsored by Unity Church of Today. Bring lawn chairs or blanket and picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of original music.

Eric will perform earlier at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Service at the Unity Church, 1701 Lucerne St., in Minden. Call 782-4429.

Michael’s hosts scrapbook discovery day

Michael’s Arts and Crafts Store, at 911 Topsy Lane, will be holding a free Scrapbook Discovery Day from 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

There will be four free make-it take-it projects, five demonstrations and a drawing for the Grand Prize Basket, valued at more than $50. Call 267-1938.

St. Gall Catholic Church to hold rummage sale

St. Gall Catholic Church will be holding its annual rummage sale from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. today and Saturday. There are two vehicles, a camping trailer, furniture, appliances, and several other items for sale.

The Knights of Columbus will be selling refreshments.

Washoe County

Clinic offers low-cost vaccinations

The Orvis Nursing Clinic, located at 401 W. Second St., suite 104 in Reno, will be providing low-cost vaccinations on Saturdays starting tomorrow in the hopes of bettering Nevada’s youth immunization rate, ranked the worst by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The clinic’s hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays. Cost for those without insurance is $16 for one shot, $20 for two or three shots, and $25 for those receiving more than three shots. Walk-ins are seen as time permits. For an appointment, call 327-5000.