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Carson City

PBS FRONTLINE special to focus on retirement

The PBS FRONTLINE special “Can You Afford to Retire?” will be televised at 10 p.m. Tuesday on Channel 5.

See firsthand if you are prepared to face the challenges and opportunities created by the new retirement reality.

Call today for yard debris pick up

The Carson City Street Operations Division will be out to pick up garden and yard debris beginning Nov. 13.

Call Carson City Public Works at 887-2355 starting at 8 a.m. Monday through noon Nov. 17 to schedule a pick up. Crews will work their way through the city beginning at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 13 through Nov. 17.

Residents are asked to place the material they wish to have picked up near the curb in plain view.

Nov. 17 is the final day of pick up this year. Leaves must be bagged and limbs must be less than six feet long tied in bundles and no larger then 4 inches in diameter.Material to be picked up is limited to vegetation only – leaves, limbs, prunings, etc. Crews cannot accept items such as household garbage, old appliances, furniture or lumber.

Natives and Newcomers to meet

Natives and Newcomers will be holding its monthly luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the upstairs area of the Carson Nugget. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.; luncheon buffet begins at noon.

Prospective members are encouraged to attend. To RSVP, call 885-9019 or 883-1087 before Tuesday.

Learn about Chinese steam locomotives

Bill Kohler will present “Hunting the Chinese Iron Dragons,” a program about steam locomotives in China, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Call 687-6953.

Douglas County

Trinkle Brass Works to play for library

The Douglas County Public Library will be hosting a musical program featuring Trinkle Brass Works at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave. in Minden. Call 782-9841.