Youth between the ages of 14 and 18, both male and female, may qualify for a 10-day stay at the U.S. Marine Corps mini boot camp as Devil Pups from Aug. 2-12 at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
This is not a disciplinary camp - it is designed to give youth a taste of military life and develop leadership skills.
There is no cost but a $50 donation is accepted to cover the cost of gas.
Interested youth can call retired Marine Corps Maj. George Class at 721-5643, 423-1933 or 782-9521.
Retired public employees meet
The California Retired Public Employees Association of Northern Nevada, Chapter 95, will be holding its bi-monthly luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Grandma Hattie's Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. Call 674-6449.
National Guard plans Flag Day ceremony
The Nevada National Guard will be holding a Flag Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Veterans Memorial Wall located within the State Capitol complex.
The ceremony will also recognize the 231st birthday of the U.S. Army. Call 887-7250.
Free presentation at the railroad museum Wednesday
There will be a free presentation about William Sharon, the "King of the Comstock," at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Call 687-6953 or visit www.nevadaculture.org.
Footprint Association to meet at Nugget
The International Footprint Association will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Carson Nugget. For information or to make reservations, call 267-5358 or 266-3435.
Daughters of Norway meets at St. Paul's
The Daughters of Norway Queen Maud Lodge No. 42 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, at the corner of Saliman Road and Highway 50 East. A white elephant and silent auction will be held. Women are invited to join who are of Scandinavian heritage or who are married or have been married to someone of that heritage. Call 882-3729.
Slide show on recreational areas
There will be a talk and slide show on some of Nevada's outdoor recreation areas and local hikes at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St., sponsored by the Sierra Club. Call 882-9441.
College and apprenticeship information night
Youth ages 12-19 can gather information about educational opportunities after high school at the College and Apprenticeship Information Night at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Nevada's Cooperative Extension, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12. Call 887-2252.