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Carson City

RPEN to meet today

The Carson City Chapter of Retired Public Employees of Nevada will hold its next meeting at 2 p.m. today at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center. Vince Pirozzi will speak on the EMT Program and the ambulance service. All retired public employees are welcome. Call 883-6334.

Telcom Pioneers to hold dinner meeting

The Telcom Pioneers will hold its dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at Mom and Pop’s Diner on Carson Street. This group is a nonprofit organization which supports community programs. All interested current, past and retired Telcom persons and guests are invited. Cost of dinner is $16 per person; it is a Thanksgiving dinner. For information, or to reserve a seat, call 882-5205.

Demonstration of framing artwork

The Nevada Artists Association will be holding a talk and demonstration on how to frame your artwork with Valerie Morgan, owner of Heart and Home Gallery in Carson City, at 1 p.m. today at the Brewery Arts Center Gallery. Call 267-9167.

Mile High Jazz Band to perform tonight

The Mile High Jazz Band will perform “November Jazz” from 8-10 p.m. tonight at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Admission is $5 at the door, and $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association. Those under 18 are free. Swing dance instruction will be 6-7:30 p.m. and is $5. Call 883-4154.


State of education address free

The public is invited to attend the State of the System Address for Education in Northern Nevada with Washoe County School District Superintendent Paul Dugan from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center’s Silver and Blue Room. RSVP by Tuesday. Call (702) 889-8426 or e-mail

Douglas County

Photog to hold show, book signing

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden, 1625 Library Lane, will be holding a book signing and slide show with photographer Marilyn Newton at 6:30 tonight. Call 782-9841.


Submarine vets to rededicate memorial

The U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc. will rededicate its sub memorial at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Nevada State Veterans Cemetery in Fernley. The NJROTC unit from Damonte Ranch High School will serve as the honor guard. Call 267-4159.