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Embark on a late-night adventure combing Virginia City’s streets for ghosts and delving into the past of this historic gem. Enjoy hearing historical tidbits as well as ghost stories, such as the county's last hanging where some still hear the clanging of a trap door opening. The instructor has had groups witness apparitions outside the Mackay Mansion and dancing figures on D Street near Julia Bulette’s old haunt. Bring your cameras and other investigative equipment to try your hand at nabbing evidence of the paranormal. Virginia City is the nation's largest federally designated historical district.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 10:30 PM - 11:59 PM; starting 9/23/2017, ending 9/23/2017. 
   Weekly - Sun 12:00 AM - 12:30 AM; starting 9/24/2017, ending 9/24/2017. <

Tuition: $42.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Washoe Club
  TBA.

Instructor : Debbie Bender 

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The saga of the Donner Party is a tragic icon of the American West. Learn the inside story of these doomed pioneers’ 2,000-mile trek and their entrapment in the Sierra from a nationally recognized expert and author. View hands-on artifacts of that fateful journey, explore the mechanics of wilderness survival, and gain a deeper understanding of America’s period of Manifest Destiny.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 9/23/2017, ending 9/23/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Frank Mullen 

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Explore your ancestral roots and gain insight into your background. Learn how to document, record and evaluate sources using free genealogy software. Discuss genealogical DNA analysis, family history writing and the gathering of oral histories. Fill out your family tree at your own pace with help from professional genealogists.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/30/2017, ending 10/21/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Dick Tolman 

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In October 1846, the Donner Party became entrapped at the lake that now bears its name. Walk in the footsteps of those doomed pioneers during a field trip to Donner Memorial Park and the nearby Alder Creek camp, where a national expert will tell the tale of the heroism, horror and cannibalism that took place there 171 years ago.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 9/30/2017, ending 9/30/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Donner State Park Location : 
  Donner State Park.

Instructor : Frank Mullen 

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Better understand life during the Comstock era by learning to decode the hidden meaning of headstones, their symbols and more. Guided by a local historian, stroll Virginia City’s Silver Terrace cemeteries as well as the graveyards in Gold Hill and Silver City, dating back to the 1860s. Find out why smaller cemeteries, differentiated by affiliations and religions, exist. Plus, gain insight into these sites that once were lush Victorian grounds where locals congregated and enjoyed like our parks today. Receive a 50 page handout regarding tombstone symbols and area history.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 10/7/2017, ending 10/7/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Silver Terrace Cemeteries Location : 
  Silver Terrace Cemeteries.

Instructor : David Davis 

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Having all your important documents available at your fingertips is essential for not only your well-being, but that of the ones you love. Learn how to determine which paperwork is crucial to have in the event of an emergency, whether it is an impending natural disaster or medical crisis.  Discuss personal, business, medical, investment, tax and legal documents, as well as planning evacuation routes, locations of keys, important phone numbers and more. Find out how cloud storage can help make backing up files and photos from your electronic devices easy.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/7/2017, ending 10/7/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Kevin Boyd 



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Discover the connection between mankind and the patterns of the cosmos. Become familiar with Western natal astrology and learn the meanings of basic symbols. Examine birth charts to gain a better understanding of the cycles and archetypes of astrology.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/9/2017, ending 11/13/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Martha Kearns 

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Be able to defend yourself in just about any situation with this unarmed and armed self-defense system. Weaponry techniques include sticks, canes, rolled up newspapers, knives and empty hands. Unarmed methods encompass striking, trapping, locking, throwing and disarming moves.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/10/2017, ending 11/14/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Pine Middle School Location : 
  Pine Middle School.

Instructor : Jeff Collins 



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The Civil War is the most significant single event in U.S. history. Discover how Nevada’s role was vital in that historic conflict and why that role is often overlooked or downplayed. Hear fascinating stories about why we really became a state, the grocer and his sack of flour, General Churchill’s fort and how Virginia City streets were literally paved in gold and silver. The class includes a visit to the Nevada Historical Society for a $5 entry fee.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/19/2017, ending 10/19/2017. 
   Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/21/2017, ending 10/21/2017. <

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Nevada Historical Society.

Instructor : Sam Macaluso 



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Discover how to think on your feet and increase your confidence by working with improvised scenes. Using improvisational theater techniques, bring a greater authenticity to your characters and free yourself to explore your roles more deeply.   

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 11/8/2017, ending 12/13/2017

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Thomas St. Claire 



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