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Carson City

Red Rose to perform for Fat Tuesday party

Red Rose will perform from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Stew’s Sportatorium, 302 N. Carson St., in the Lucky Spur, in honor of Mardi Gras. Participants are invited to wear Mardi Gras masks and enter a drawing.

For information, call 882-7787.

Telcom Pioneers to meet Tuesday

The Telcom Pioneers will be holding its monthly lunch meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Silver Oak Golf Club. Cost is $19 and all past, current and retired Telcom employees, friends, and relatives are invited.

For information or reservations, call 882-5205.

NARFE to meet Tuesday

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1329 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for a luncheon at Grandma Hattie’s, 2811 S. Carson St. The business meeting is at 12:15 p.m.

Guest speaker is Sheri Rupert, executive director of the Nevada Indian Commission. For information, call 884-2724 or 246-0926.

Capital Nevada Toastmasters meet

Capital Nevada Toastmasters meets at noon Tuesday at B’Sghetti’s, 318 N. Carson St. The public is welcome to attend a meeting as a guest and observe.

Toastmasters provide a way to build self-confidence while developing communication skills. Skills gained include meeting facilitation, how to give constructive feedback, listening, impromptu speaking, formal presentations and leadership.

Toastmasters provide a hands-on, supportive environment in which members develop communication and leadership skills that can impact you personally and professionally.

For information, call Ron Kendall at 883-0906.

Douglas County

Minden library to hold book sale

The Douglas County Public Library Minden branch, 1625 Library Lane, will be holding a book sale Tuesday through March 6 in the front lobby of the library.

Videos, DVDs, audio books, and paperbacks will be on sale.

Paperbacks will be 50 cents each; all other items will be priced as marked.

For information, call 782-9841.

Washoe County

Birds & Books reading group to meet Tuesday

The Birds & Books Reading Group will be meeting from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sundance Bookstore to discuss “Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds” by Miyoko Chu.

This is the reading group for the Lahontan Audubon Society.

It meets the third Tuesday of every month.

For information, visit or call 849-9530.

UNR’s Cooperative Extension to hold Master Gardener workshop

The public is invited to attend a free Master Gardener workshop titled “The Landscape Evolves” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno.

For additional information, call 784-4848.