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Carson City

Military inspection for Carson NJROTC

The Carson High School’s Naval Junior ROTC unit will be holding its annual military inspection at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday on the varsity soccer field behind the ROTC building.

Inspection includes a pass-in-review and a performance by the two drill teams.

Parents, family and friends of cadets, as well as veterans, members of supporting organizations and former cadets are invited. Call 283-1780.

Trick-or-treating at Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada will be holding trick-or-treating and activities from 6-8 p.m. today and Tuesday at the museum.

Children are $3 each and adults are free. Call 884-2226.

Evergreen to hold trick-or-treating

Evergreen Mountain View Care Center will be holding a “Trick Or Treat Ghoulish Fun Night” from 5:30-7 p.m. today.

Parents may bring their children to trick or treat. Call 883-3622.

Bridge lessons for beginners

The Carson City Bridge Center will be holding two bridge lessons for beginners.

Session one runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today and 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday. Call 884-4075 or 885-7757.

Douglas County

Tours, readings and seances planned

The Dake House in Genoa will be offering Spirit Tours, personal readings and seances at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the house, 2242 Main St. in Genoa. The Dake House is one of Nevada’s oldest haunted houses, built by Genoa’s first undertaker. A tour of the house costs $5 per person. Call 782-4951.

Regular meeting to be held in Genoa

The town of Genoa will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Genoa Town Hall, 2287 Main St. Residents who wish to attend but have disabilities and will need special assistance or accommodations may attend but need to alert the Genoa Town Meeting Office in writing to P.O. Box 155, Genoa, Nev., 89411 or by calling 782-8696 at least 24 hours in advance.

Virginia City

Parade, events set for Witching Hour

Families can bring their children or just themselves to Virginia City’s “Witching Hour” starting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday with a parade down C Street. Late entries are welcome; prizes for best costumes.

Merchants will be handing out treats for trick-or-treaters and there will be events at Piper’s Opera House, the Fourth Ward School, the cemetery and St. Mary’s Art Center. Free trolley rides to each event. Get the “Magic Pin” to get into these events at the Fourth Ward School for $15 per person or $50 for a family. Call 847-0975.

Washoe County

Landscaping presentations at UNR

The University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension will be holding two free hour-long presentations on landscape techniques that filter or divert storm water runoff to minimize the impacts of possible flooding. These presentations will take place at 6:30 a.m. and noon Wednesday at the Cooperative Extension offices at 5305 Mill St. in Reno. Call 784-4848.

Police to scan children’s candy

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Department will have court security officers on hand to X-ray candy for families and children free of charge from 4:30 p.m. to midnight Tuesday at the 75 Court St. entrance of the Reno Courthouse.