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The Sexual Assault Support Services at Crisis Call Center needs volunteer victim advocates for its 24-hour service to support victims of sexual assault. Training begins April 25.

Bilingual advocates are needed, but anyone over the age of 18 can be an advocate. Call 784-8085.

Carson City

Open Space Advisory Committee meets

The Carson City Open Space Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m. Monday in the Sierra Room of the Community Center, 851 E. William St.

Topics include an Eagle Scout project proposing creek rehabilitation at the Fulstone Wetlands, sheep grazing for fuels reduction in the Carson range foothills, and the Potter and Horse Creek ranch properties.

Chronically ill children support group to meet

There is a new group of parents to children who have been diagnosed with chronic illnesses that meets 6-7 p.m. the last Monday of each month in the Aspen Room at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center.

Each month there is a guest speaker.

Call 684-3205 or e-mail helpuincarsoncity@yahoo.com.

Open Space Advisory Committee meets

The Carson City Open Space Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m. Monday in the Sierra Room of the Community Center, 851 E. William St.

Topics include an Eagle Scout project proposing creek rehabilitation at the Fulstone Wetlands, sheep grazing for fuels reduction in the Carson range foothills, and the Potter and Horse Creek ranch properties.

Lecture on first lady gowns Tuesday

Nevada State Museum curator of textiles Jan Loverin will give a presentation on the history of “Nevada’s First Lady Gowns” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Nevada State Museum.

Dawn Gibbons’ inaugural gown will be on display. Regular admission applies.

This presentation is free for members. Call 687-4810 ext. 239.

Dayton

Book review and history talk planned

Ruby McFarland will discuss Dayton’s history, including the book of the 1921-22 Reminiscences of Fanny Hazlett, of Dayton, at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Dayton Library, Old Dayton Valley Road. Call 246-0762.

Douglas County

Green Thumb Club to meet Monday

The Green Thumb Club will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville. Topic: “How to prepare the soil for spring.” Call 783-6455.

Reno

Free book signings

A free book signing with author James D. Houston is set for 7 p.m. Monday at the Sundance Bookstore, 155 W. Fourth St., Suite 106. Slide show and signing with author Cheryl Angelina Koehler at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call 786-1188.