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Carson City

BLM starts selling tree permits

The Bureau of Land Management will be selling Christmas tree-cutting permits through Dec. 22. Permits are available for $10 each in designated cutting areas.

There is a limit of two trees per household. Permits may be purchased in person from the Carson Ranger District Office.

For information, call 882-2766.

Retired federal employees meet

NARFE Chapter No. 1329 will meet Tuesday at Grandma Hattie’s, 2811 S. Carson St. The optional luncheon is at 11:15 a.m. business meeting is at 12:30 p.m.

A representative from Blue/Blue Shield will provide information on the health benefits available for the current open season. All current and retired federal employees are invited.Nominations for 2007 chapter officers will be announced.

For information, call Bob Williams at 246-0926.

‘Life and Adventures of Santa Claus’ to show at the BAC

Carson Performing Arts will present “The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus,” based on the book by L. Frank Baum, as its annual fundraiser for the Brewery Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8, and at 2 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10.

Cost is $5 for children and students with student body cards, $7 for students, seniors, and Brewery Arts Center members, $8 general admission, and $25 for a family of four.

For information or to purchase tickets, call 883-1976.

RR Museum to give trade rides for toys

The Nevada State Railroad Museum will be giving free historic steam train rides to anyone who brings an unwrapped toy donation for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The museum will also remain an official drop-off site for the program though Dec. 17.

For more information, call 687-6953.

Roberts House to hold tea Dec. 3

There will be a tea to benefit the Roberts House Museum at noon Dec. 3 for $18.

Space is limited, and early registration is requested by four days prior to the tea.

For information, call 887-8865.

Thanksgiving service at Foursquare Church Thursday

Fountainhead Foursquare Church will hold a service at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving evening.

The church is at 3690 Highway 395, next to Best Buy.

For information, call 267-4488.


Documentary about Sarah Winnemucca to be shown Nov. 27

The Nevada Historical Society will be showing the video documentary “Sarah Winnemucca: In Her Footprints” at noon Nov. 27 at the Historical Society office, 1650 N. Virginia St.

For more information, call 688-1190.