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Carson City

Nevada Singles to hold end-of-year festivities

Nevada Singles will be holding a potluck, poker and bingo party at 5 p.m. Dec. 30. There will also be a New Year’s Eve party at 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Snacks and beverages are needed. Those interested in attending either event should call 882-0504 for information and directions.

Hike scheduled Dec. 30

There will be a hike to trace part of the railroad grades in Carson River Canyon for the Carson City Senior Citizens Center on Dec. 30. Weather and snow conditions will cancel the hike. Hikers do not need to be a member of the senior center, or even be a senior, to participate, but must be experienced and fit. Distance is roughly 10 miles, primarily along the Carson River, and partially off trail. Elevation gain is less than 500 feet. No dogs allowed. Sign up at least two days prior to the hike by calling 530-2935.

Adult day center celebrates one year anniversary

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Share the Day Adult Day Center will be celebrating its one-year anniversary with an open house and refreshments from 3-5 p.m. Friday at its location in the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Call 284-5505.

Museum cancels Teen New Year’s Ball

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada has canceled its planned Teen New Year’s Ball due to lack of interest. Plans are being made to hold one for Dec. 31, 2007. Contact the museum at 884-2226.

Pioneer Family Dance to be held for New Year’s

Pioneer Family Dance contra dance will hold its annual New Year’s Eve Dance from 8 p.m.-midnight Dec. 31 at the Brewery Arts Center Ballroom. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 in advance at http://www.nevadamusic.com. Children are $6. Call 883-9351.

Reno

Lou Gramm plays New Year’s Eve

Lou Gramm will bring a dynamic live show at the Eldorado Hotel Casino Showroom on Dec. 30- 31.

Gramm, originally from Foreigner, has assembled a new band which features his brothers, Richard Grammatico on bass and guitar and Ben Grammatico on drums. Also on board is guitarist Don Mancuso and keyboardist Andy Knoll.

Gramm appears in the Eldorado Showroom for a special New Year’s engagement. Show times are 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $100, $70, $65 and $60. $100 ticket price includes Champagne toast. Call (800) 648-5966 or 786-5700 in Nevada.

RTC offers free RIDE service New Year’s Eve

In an effort to curb drinking and driving, RTC is offering free service on 17 of its most popular routes from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. New Year’s Eve. This service is only available within the Reno area. Call 348-RIDE.