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Carson City

Chamber of Commerce holds after-hours mixer

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce will hold a free after-hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Nevada Property Mortgage, 2310 So. Carson St. Hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar will be available.

For information, call 882-1565.

‘Wild Sage’ plays St. Patrick’s Day concert at Comma Coffee

Wild Sage and the Miriam Blanchette School of Irish Dance, along with Comma Coffee, will be hosting a St. Paddy’s Day Concert at Comma Coffee at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is free, but donations for the band and school will be accepted. This is a family-friendly event.

There will be jigs, reels, hornpipes, and waltzes.

For information, call 883-2662.

State Museum hosts Women’s History Month

The Nevada State Museum’s Store is hosting a Women’s History Month reception and book signing from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Attending the reception will be several authors, including Patty Cafferata, Jan Cleere, Barbara Gegne, Sheila Lonie, Jan Pierson, Dixie Westergard and Sally Zanjani.

For information, call 687-4810, ext. 234 or ext. 244.

Carson City Democrats hold meeting with Titus

The Carson City Democrats will be holding a meeting with State Sen. Dina Titus ,D-Las Vegas, gubernatorial candidate, at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The meeting is at the SNEA Conference Room at 709 E. Robinson St.

For information, call 841-3367 or visit the Carson City Democrats site at

Douglas County

Archeology discussed at watershed meeting

Archaeology will be the topic of the Clear Creek Watershed Council’s March meeting.

Gregory Haynes of the U.S. Forest Service will talk about the archaeology in the Carson Range and the Clear Creek watershed.

The meeting will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Jacks Valley Elementary School library.

For information, call 720-0162.

Singles group opens Carson Valley chapter

Tahoe Singles has formed a chapter in the Carson Valley which meets at 5 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month at Fiona’s in Minden. The next meeting will be this week.

Tahoe Singles is a social and philanthropic group for singles aged 40 and above.

For information, call 783-8613.

Young at Heart holds ‘You Pick It’ raffle

The Young at Heart Senior Club will be holding a U-Pick-It Raffle from 9-11:30 a.m. March 15 at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville.

This raffle is similar to a garage sale; tickets are purchased, one for $1 or 6 for $5, and participants put a ticket with their name in containers near items they want. Then a raffle is held.

The public is invited to attend.

For information, call 265-2313 or 783-6455.


Free gardening without pain workshop

The UNR Cooperative Extension will be holding a free gardening workshop entitled “Gardening is a full-contact sport,” designed to help participants learn how to garden without the pain. This class will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Bartley Ranch in Reno. It is part of the “Gardening in Nevada” series of free classes. For information, call 784-4848.


Tuesday kayak-roll sessions start March 21

Kayak- roll sessions are taking place every Tuesday March 21 through June 28 from 8 – 9:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation & Swim Pool Complex. Cost is $5 per person per date and you must supply your own kayak. There will be a lifeguard on deck.

Register at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation & Swim Pool complex. If you have questions, call (530) 542-6056.