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Transition Your Baby to Solid Foods, 10 a.m., Family to Family Connection, 212 E. Winnie Lane. Free workshop for parents and their babies. RSVP. Call 884-2269.

Children’s Museum Books & Brags, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Features story time and crafts. Kids read a story and make a related craft to brag about. Class is free with museum admission or membership; open to all ages. Call 884-2226.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, 11:30 a.m., Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. Guest speaker is Bernie Allen, Nevada Day parade director. Call 884-2724.

Carson City Republican Women’s Club meeting, 11:30 a.m., Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Guest speakers are Sierra Sage Publisher Len Semas, Carson City Clerk-Recorder Alan Glover and Judge Carl Neathammer. Call 841-5146.

Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m., Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Public meeting. Call 887-2363.

Carson City AT&T Pioneers Dinner, 5:30.-7 p.m., Beijing Palace, 4250 Cochise. The Pioneers are a community service group that serves all phases of the community. Cost of the multi-dish Chinese dinner is less than $20 and includes tax and tip. RSVP. Call 882-5205.

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Silver Sierra Adventurers meeting, 6 p.m., Carson Nugget, upstairs, 507 N. Carson St. Group talks about and plans travels. Guest speaker is Cheryl Breeden, of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and a speaker from Windmill Inn Hotels. Call 885-8944.

Tuesday Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St. Special event features Dennis Golden and Tom Weatherby on “Range Poetry and Songs of the West.” Buffet dinner available from 5-7 p.m. with lecture $25, lecture only $15. Call 847-0111.

Bunko Group 7-9:30 p.m., Bunko Group, 110 Hall St. Bunko group start-up meeting to form a once-a-month dice game that is a fun, fast-paced, low-cost social gathering for ladies that just need to get out of the house for a couple of hours. Call 671-2074.

“Ranging,” an exhibit by Emily Silver 8 a.m.-5 p.m., OXS Gallery, 716 N. Carson St. Silver is an artist on the Nevada Arts Council’s Artist in Residency roster. Call 687-6680.

“Pyrotechniques II” exhibit 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Western Nevada College Main Gallery, 2201 W. College Parkway. Exhibit features an interplay of form, surface and fire by Joe Winter, with four different firing techniques: Raku, gas-fired stoneware, wood-fired stoneware and wood-fired salt-glazed stone-ware. Call 445-3000.

“Designs on Silk” art display 7 a.m., Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Paintings include florals, still life and more. Call 883-2662.

“Voces Latinas: Works on Paper from 1921 to Present” 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. A bilingual exhibit showcasing 17 Latino artists in the South Changing Gallery. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.

Wednesday

“China Now: New Horizons in Chinese Contemporary Art” 6:15 p.m., Carson City Public Library, 900 N. Roop St. Jeff Kelley, consulting curator of Contemporary Art at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco will present an illustrated talk on Chinese. The talk is part of “Nevada Neighbors,” a lecture series on contemporary art. Call 721-7936.

2007 Free Child Development Screening Clinic 3-6 p.m., Early Childhood Center, 710 W. Fourth St. For children birth to 5 years old who are not able to talk or perform tasks like other children their age or who may have other special needs. Must be resident of Carson City; general developmental and speech/language screening performed. Interpreter will be available. Call 283-2303.