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Douglas County Parks & Recreation, the Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program, and Great Basin Outdoor School will be offering a snowshoeing excursion for teens from 3-6:30 p.m. Monday.

Cost is $10, which includes transportation, snacks, snowshoeing equipment, supervision and instructions. Preregistration is due by today. Teens should bring a water bottle, a small backpack, sunglasses, snow boots, gloves, a hat, snow pants and a jacket. For information or to register, call 782-9968.

Carson City

Indian taco dinner today

The public is invited to an Indian taco dinner hosted by the Carson City Emblem Club today at the Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St.

There will be cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $6 per person. Proceeds will go to local charities. For information, call 267-1835 or 882-4773.

Carson City Symphony to perform Sunday

The Carson City Symphony will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Carson City Community Center. There will be a pre-concert show by the flute ensemble at 3 p.m., and a “meet the soloist” preview at 3:15 p.m. in the Sierra Room.

Guest soloist Ana Vidovic will perform on the guitar with “Concierto de Aranjuez,” by Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo. Cost is $12 general admission and $10 for seniors, students and Symphony Association members. For information, call 883-4154.

Douglas County

Michael’s to hold knitting tea party for Warm Up America

As part of the Warm Up America program, Michael’s will be holding a Knitting Tea Party from 1-5 p.m. Saturday at their store, 911 Topsy Lane.

Participants will make and connect afghan squares to make lap blankets to donate to local charities.

There will be tea and cookies, and participation is free. There will be yarn available or participants can bring their own, but everyone must bring knitting and crochet needles. For information, call 267-1938.

Virginia City

Piper’s hosts Chollar Mine fundraiser Saturday

Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City will be hosting a fundraiser for the Chollar Mine at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday at the house.

There will be a no-host bar and performances, as well as food. Cost is $10 and credit cards are welcome. For information, call 847-0433.


Live fruit tree pruning workshop Saturday at Wilbur D. May Arboretum

There will be a free workshop on pruning live fruit trees at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum located in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno. For information, call 785-4153.