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Carson City

Tahoe Corvette Club to meet

The Lake Tahoe Corvette Club meets 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, Q’s Barbecue Restaurant, 230 Fairview Drive. Dinner hour is 6-7 p.m.; meeting is 7-8 p.m. All Corvette owners are invited. For information, call 629-9283.

Health care drive this afternoon

Evergreen Mountain View Care Center will host “Brake Through Health Care Drive,” 2:30-4 p.m., Monday. There will be a free Karate demonstration by black belt instructors.

Celebrate toward making community’s children safer and bridge the gap between seniors and young people. Evergreen Mountain View Care Center is located at 201 Koontz Lane. For information, call 883-3622.

Retired Public Employees picnic

Carson City Chapter Retired Public Employees annual picnic, 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ross Gold Park, 280 Appion Way and Snyder Avenue. Bring a salad or dessert. All retired State employees are invited. For information, call 883-6334.

Firewood permits available

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District Office, continues to offer firewood permits for a new 50-acre public firewood cutting area in the Pine Nut Mountains approximately 12-miles southeast of Dayton. Firewood cutting permits are $10 per cord. Permits are available only at the BLM-Carson City District Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road. For information, call 885-6000.


Douglas libraries hours reduced

Due to budget cuts, the Douglas County Public Library will reduce hours of operation beginning today.

The Minden library’s new hours are: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday, Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday , closed Sunday.

The Zephyr Cove library’s hours are: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Wednesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Saturday; closed Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. For information, visit or call 782-9841.