Great Basin Credit Union offices hold free Halloween Safety Day |

Great Basin Credit Union offices hold free Halloween Safety Day

Great Basin Federal Credit Union’s in Reno and Sparks will be holding a Halloween Safety Day all day at their three locations Monday. This event will include free safety kits and treat bags, edible goodies and free children’s games from 3 – 6 p.m. Volunteers from the Reno and Sparks Police Departments will be supplying families with free Child ID kits. Costumes are encouraged and admission is free. Call 333-4228.

Carson City

Toastmasters to hold open house Thursday

The Carson Communicators Toastmasters is holding a demonstration meeting and open house from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. Cost is free and includes appetizers and soft drinks. Call 267-2582 or 720-1918.

Preservation coalition to hold tour of east Carson

An east side tour of Carson City will be given by the Carson City Preservation Coalition at 9 a.m. Friday. Participants should meet at the Capital grounds. Cost is $5 and includes the booklet “Charles W. Friend, East-Side Tour of Carson City.” The walk is approximately two and a half hours long. Call 267-2557.

Free child- development screening for Carson City children

Children ages birth to five years old who are not able to talk or perform tasks like other children their age may have special needs. Carson City residents may bring their children for a free child development screening from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Early Childhood Center, 710 W. Fourth St. An interpreter will be available. Call 283-2353.

Douglas County

Zephyr Cove library to hold story time

Douglas County Public Library at Zephyr Cove will be holding an afternoon of spooky Halloween stories for children four and up at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Stories will be read aloud from “Making Friends with Frankenstein: A book of Monstrous Poems and Pictures,” and “The Spook Matinee: And Other Scary Poems for Kids.” Children may dress up in Halloween costumes. Call 588-6411.


Local church to hold harvest party

The Connection Church in Dayton will host a Harvest Party from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church, 801 Overland Loop No. 28. The party will offer game booths, candy, a bounce house, cake walk, food and other fun activities for all ages. The party is free and open to the public. Positive and fun costumes are encouraged, but not required.

For information, visit or call 246-8445.

Learn the ‘Ten Financial Commandments’

The Potter’s House Christian Fellowship will show part one of “Ten Financial Commandments” at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the church, 264 W. Winnie Lane. The movie is free; nursery will be provided.

For information, call 721-5584.


Holiday Food Drive kicks off Wednesday

The University of Nevada, Reno cheerleaders, local businesses and community leaders, will kick off the Holiday Food Drive for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Red’s Little Waldorf Saloon, located at 1661 N. Virginia St. in Reno. This year’s goal is to raise 250,000 pounds of food this holiday season. Call 331-3663.

Former MLB player to speak at UNR

Former major league baseball player Jim Eisenreich will be speaking at the Hall of Fame at noon Wednesday at Legacy Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Call 784-6900 ext. 244.