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Carson City

Free scrapbooking class at Senior Center

There will be a free scrapbooking class at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Jobs Peak Room of the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr. For information, call 885-8230.

Classical lunches program continues

Brewery Arts Center’s summer music series “Friday Classical Lunches” continues every Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., at the BAC patio, 449 W King St. Admission is free. Light lunches, snacks, and beverages are available for purchase, and visitors are welcome to bring their own.

This week, Sue Kitts, violin, and Wendy Ray, flute, will present an exploration of musical styles through the ages.

Call 883-1976 or see

Carson City Democratic Women to meet Saturday

The Carson City Democratic Women’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant. Guest speakers are district attorney candidate Neil Rombardo and Board of Supervisors candidate Charlie Kuhn. For information, call 841-6355 or 883-2035.

Douglas County

Desert Brushes to meet today in Minden

The Carson Valley Desert Brushes will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Johnson Lane Firehouse, 1450 Stephanie Way, Minden. Painters of all levels and those who would like to learn to paint are welcome. Attendance is free. For information, call 267-3317 or 883-7917.

Washoe County

‘Accordions by the Campfire’ program set for Galena park

The Silver State Accordions will present a free family campfire concert at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Galena Creek Regional Park. For information, call 849-2500.

‘Concerts & Cocktails’ kickoff set for Friday

“Concerts & Cocktails,” a new part of the Sierra Arts Concerts in the Gallery program, will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St. in Reno. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. The events feature young songwriters. Call 329-2787.

Discover Davis Creek on ranger-guided hike

Participants in a ranger-led hike can learn all about Davis Creek, from the prehistoric plants to the area’s best fishing holes at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of Washoe County’s “Discover Your Parklands” guided hiking series. Participants should meet at the overflow campground parking lot, wear sturdy shoes and bring water. For information, call 849-0684.