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The Sexual Assault Support Services at Crisis Call Center needs volunteer victim advocates for its 24-hour service to support victims of sexual assault. Training begins April 25. Bilingual advocates are needed, but anyone over the age of 18 can be an advocate. Call 784-8085.

Carson City

Free seminar on fruit trees is today

There will be a free seminar entitled “Let’s Talk Fruit Trees” at 10 a.m. today at the Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St. There are no reservations required.

Weather permitting, this class will be held outdoors, and participants should dress accordingly. Call 882-8600.

Educators’ Closet is accepting donations

The Educators’ Closet, 604 W. Musser St., Carson City, is a reuse/recycling program for educators in the Carson City, Douglas and Lyon county school districts. This program accepts items, which would otherwise fill up our landfill.

These items are made accessible to teachers for free for use in their classroom.

Donation requests from educators include: Office supplies, craft items, pencils, markers, crayons, small toys (for prize boxes), chapter books, white boards, stickers, the list is endless. If you are spring cleaning and would like to donate call Kristi Pulizzotto at 283-1513 or e-mail kpulizzotto@ The closet is open from 12:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Spring Fling K-9 Event today

The 4 Paws 4-H Dog Club will be hosting their Spring Fling K-9 Event from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Fuji Park in Carson City. This event is free for spectators. Call 887-2252.

Pioneer Family contra dance tonight

There will be a Pioneer Family contra dance from 7-10 p.m. today in the upstairs area of the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St.

There will be a fashion show and a birthday dessert. Cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children. Children accompanied by an adult are free. Call 830-7939.

Pirate event at Michael’s today

Michael’s Arts and Crafts will be holding a “Pirate Event” from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today at the store, 911 Topsy Lane. There will be three free projects to make and a treasure hunt to win a prize. There are also other activities scheduled. Call 267-1938.

Douglas County

Senior Center to hold all-ages dance

The Douglas County Senior Center will be holding a dance from 7-10 p.m. tonight at the center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Don and Nadine will be performing live music; there will be a 50/50 raffle and refreshments will be served. Cost is $5 per person and all ages are welcome. Call 783-6455.