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Carson City

College to show student photographs

“Visions,” a student group exhibition of digital photographs, will hang in the College Gallery at Western Nevada Community College Bristlecone Building through Jan. 12. The exhibit features images from five digital photography students: Danny Heiderman, Melissa Rempe, Claudia Rios, Karen Tillitt, and Sharon Woodburn. Call 445-3238.

Library to hold kids holiday celebration

Carson City’s Library Youth Department will be holding a holiday celebration at 7 tonight in the youth section. There will be cocoa, carols and Christmas tales. Children are invited to wear PJ’s for a cozy storytime. Call 887-2244 or visit

NARFE to meet today at Hattie’s

NARFE Chapter 1329 will meet at 11:15 a.m. today at Grandma Hattie’s, 2811 S. Carson St. Cake and ice cream will be provided to celebrate the Christmas season. Recently elected chapter officers will be sworn in to assume their 2007 duties. All retired and active federal employees are cordially invited to attend.

Call 884-2724 or 246-0926.

Student art exhibit at the BAC Gallery

The Nevada Artists Association presents a student exhibit through Jan. 5 at the Brewery Arts Center Gallery, 449 W. King St. Call 885-7072.

Pioneer Family Dance on New Year’s Eve

Pioneer Family Dance will hold its annual New Year’s Eve Dance from 8 p.m. until midnight. Cost is $15 for adults ($12 in advance at and $6 for children.

Champagne or sparking cider are provided. Bring a dish to share at the midnight dessert potluck at “half-time.” Dance to Wild Sage and learn dances from a caller at the Brewery Arts Center ballroom, 449 W. King St. Call 883-9351.

Dance lessons being offered to seniors

Seniors are welcome to join other seniors at World Gym for dance lessons at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

There is a fee for each class. Call 883-0539.

Grandparents as Parents group meets

Grandparents as Parents is a free confidential support group for anyone raising their relatives’ children from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Behavioral Health Outpatient Services, 1001 N. Mountain St., Suite 3E. Call 888-9148.

Daughters of Norway fete Christmas

The Daughters of Norway Queen Maud Lodge No. 42 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Family Church, corner of Highway 50 East at Saliman Road. They will offer a smorgasbord and Santa’s visit with the children, and will sing and dance around the Christmas tree and exchange gifts valued at no more than $10 each. Guests are welcome. Women are invited to join the lodge who are of Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic heritage or who are married or have been married to someone of that heritage. Call 882-3729.

Douglas County

Lonely invited to church’s dinner

Those without family or friends to spend the holidays with are invited by St. Gall Catholic Church’s eighth annual Noel Christmas Dinner 1-4 p.m. Christmas Day at St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. Call 783-9908.