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Today

“100 Years of Influence” Women’s History Exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, Nevada State Library and Archives, 100 N. Stewart St. In the Joseph Anderson Exhibit Gallery includes the Wall of Women; produced by Women of Diversity Productions, Inc. Call 684-3313.

“Handmade in Nevada” eXhibition Series, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St. Features artwork from various folk artists. Call 687-7106.

Tuesday

Books and Brags, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. A literacy-based program that includes reading stories and creating crafts to bring home and brag about. All ages and walk-ins welcome. Free with museum membership or museum admission applies. Call 884-2226.

Tuesday lecture series on “History Will Teach Us Nothing,” 7:30 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. Presented by author Alex Atreides. Buffet available from 5-7 p.m., $15; lecture only $5. Call 847-0111.

WNCC free Comedy Show, 7-8:30 p.m., Western Nevada Community College, 2201 W. College Parkway, Marlette Hall. Buzz Sutherland, winner of 16 different Comedian of the Year awards, on stage. Call 775-445-3324.

Wednesday

“The Southern Pacific Railroad and the History of the West. Part II,” 7 p.m., Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Free presentation by Richard Orsi. Call 687-6953.

Thursday

Food Closet, 1-3 p.m., Community Chest, 991 S. C St. Barter for food or items in the New Beginnings thrift store. First visit to food closet is free. Proceeds from store benefit local programs. Call 847-9311.

Friday

Behind-the-Scenes Tours, 10 a.m., Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. Second tour at 1:30 p.m. Reservations recommended. Admission fees apply. Call 687-4810, ext. 237.

Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. By volunteers Ken and Karen Hopple in the Historic Mint building. Museum fees apply. Call 687-4810, ext. 239.

Mardi Gras Family Ball, 6-9 p.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. An evening of activities, games, mask decorating contest, cake walks, raffles and more for the whole family. Cost $5 per person or $20 for family (limit 10 members). Call 884-2226.

Saturday

Shopping for Health – Tour Raley’s with a registered dietitian, 10:30 a.m., Carson City Raley’s Store, 3701 South Carson St. Free one-hour walk through the store, highlighting the best food choices for weight management, diabetes and heart health. Two tours: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call 684-3205.

Star Labs, 11:30 a.m., Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. Second lab at 1:30 p.m. Visit the indoor planetarium and learn about the starts. Presentations by amateur astronomers. Call 884-2226.

Support the Troops, 6-10 p.m., Eagles Hall , 1380 E. Fifth St. Fundraiser for care packages for the Nevada National Guard Cavalry Unit on their third tour in Iraq. Donation $5 per person. Call 883-1006.

“On Broadway Revue,” 6-11 p.m., Nevada Appeal lease area, 580 Mallory Way. Carson City Rotary presents “On Broadway Revue” theater dinner show with hosted bar and auction. Proceeds benefit Carson-Tahoe Cancer Center and scholarships. Tickets $100 each. Call 888-1122.

Chollar Mine fundraiser, 2 p.m., Piper’s Opera House, B and Union streets. Entry fee $10; two times for entry 2 OR 6 p.m. Live music by John Tyson, Glenn Buschine and Friends, Buck N Bob, danceSpirit and more. Call 847-0433.

Sunday

Carson City Symphony concert, 4 p.m., Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Features guitarist Ana Vidovic in a performance of “Concierto de Aranjuez.” Preconcert entertainment by the Symphony Flute Ensemble at 3 p.m. Cost $12 general admission; $10 seniors, students and symphony association members; free for children ages 16-younger. Call 883-4154.