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Carson City

First day of People’s Law School is today

The People’s Law School is being presented at the Nevada State Legislature 6-8:30 p.m. today and Thursdays through Nov. 8. This is a free lecture series.

The People’s Law School offers an opportunity to better understand legal rights and is presented as a public service by the Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education, The Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the Nevada Law Foundation IOTA Grant Funds.

Each week’s program will explore different legal topics with the help of Nevada attorneys, judges and legislators.

Call 885-7174 for details.

Sons of the American Legion meet tonight

An organizational meeting of the Capitol Squadron 4 of the Sons of the American Legion will meet 6 p.m. today in the Veteran’s Annex of the Heroes Memorial Building located on the corner of Second and Curry streets.

The Sons of the American Legion invites all sons or grandsons of Legionnaires and those who have lost their fathers, grandfathers, mothers or grandmothers serving in uniform during time of armed conflict.

Call 544-2534.

Lyon County

RTC RIDE schedule for Nevada Day

The schedule for RTC RIDE bus services on Nevada Day, celebrated Friday will follow the normal weekday schedule. RTC SIERRA SPIRIT in downtown Reno and RTC INTERCITY will not be affected. Visit or call 348-RIDE.

The Washoe County RTC has also redesigned its Web site. Some of the new features include a Google Transit Trip Planning link which is available on all of the site’s pages.

The site address is the same – Call 348-0400.

Haunted House is open today

See ghosts, goblins and ghouls at the Haunted House 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25-26 at the Community Roots Nursery on the corner of Highway 50 and 2nd Street across from the Pizza Factory. The cost is $4 for kids ages 8-16 and $6 for adults.

Douglas County

Halloween stories at Zephyr Cove Library

Come to the Douglas County Public Library in Zephyr Cove at 3:30 p.m. today and join Library Services Coordinator Carol Nageotte (alias Tilly the Witch) for Halloween stories and poems.

Children may dress in Halloween costumes for this special afternoon storytime.

Call 588-6411.