Learn about taking charge of your money and estate at these free workshops. Experts will help you navigate the fundamentals of estate planning – wills, probate and trusts, power of attorney, health care directives, responsibilities of trustees and executors, long term planning, and more.

Attend any or all of the workshops. The series is underwritten by PBS Reno and the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.

All sessions will be at the Sierra View Library (Reno Town Mall, 4001 S. Virginia St., Reno). They will be on Wednesdays, March 22 through May 3, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon or 1:30 to 3 p.m. Visit the website for online reservations. For questions, contact the Community Foundation of Western Nevada at (775) 333-5499.

  • March 22: Quiz and Planning Guide, Fundamentals of Estate Planning
  • March 29: Wills, Probate and Trusts
  • April 5: Responsibilities of Fiduciaries, Executors and Successor Trustees
  • April 12: Benefits of Trusts
  • April 19: Power of Attorney, Health Care Directives, DNRs, and Ethical Wills
  • April 26: Planning for Digital Assets/Customizing Your Planned Giving
  • May 3: Long-Term Care/Wills Planning Guide Review

At Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), choose from online or in-person classes, including noncredit personal enrichment and professional development classes. Whether you want to enroll in art, recreation or business skills training, you’ll find something of interest among the hundreds of courses offered for spring 2023 through EPIC (Educational Programs Inspiring the Community).

Interactive online classes include everything from belly dancing to zen meditation. In-person classes include, but are not limited to, the arts, sports, food, career development, health and wellness, gardening, computers and software, and language and culture. Check out an online version of the “Spring 2023 EPIC Course Guide.” You can have a free paper catalog mailed to you by filling out and submitting the online request form.

Note that classes may or may not provide academic credit toward degree programs, and, as such, may or may not satisfy enrollment requirements for financial aid, scholarships, veterans’ benefits or status as an international student.

Course registration is easy. You can register online, call (775) 829-9010, or go in person to 5270 Neil Road, room S216 (just across from Meadowood Mall), weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With the Discover & Go program, all Washoe County residents with valid library cards can get free or discounted passes to dozens of museums, science centers, zoos, theatres and other cultural attractions. You must meet your library’s minimum age requirement and live within your library’s service area to use Discover & Go.

There are four local institutions participating in Discover & Go – the Nevada Museum of Art, the National Automobile Museum, Fleischmann Planetarium, and the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum – as well as dozens of northern California museums, science centers, theaters, and zoos.

You get Discover & Go passes by visiting the website and logging in with your library card number and PIN. Follow the instructions to get passes for the places you would like to visit. Be sure to read the page so you know the rules.

For more information about your libraries, go to “Washoe County Library System – Public Libraries.”

Source: Washoe County Library.