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Air Show headed for Beale AFB

An airshow featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team and Army Golden Knights parachute team, U-2 Dragonlady, Global Hawk, KC-135 Stratotanker and T-38 Talon flyovers, and many military and civilian static display aircraft, is scheduled for June 3-4 on the Beale Air Force base’s flightline.

This free event is designed to showcase aircraft capabilities while showing an appreciation for the support from California and Nevada communities.

Gates will open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. both days. Due to limited parking, guests are encouraged to carpool. Bus parking will also be available for those coming in groups.

For information on becoming an exhibitor, contact

For more information on the airshow visit or contact Lt. Jessica Martin at (530) 634-8894.

Strolling Banquet and Benefit set

The Nevada City School District Joint Parent Teacher Clubs present the 2006 Strolling Banquet and Benefit at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center.

The evening will include cuisine prepared by Ike’s Quarter Café and Tofanelli’s. Celebrity servers include Roger Steele, superintendent, principals, KNCO’s Tom Fitzsimmons and Hollie Grimaldi Flores, Nevada City Police Chief Lou Travato, Judge John Darlington and Deputy D.A. Cliff Newell.

Enjoy fabulous music by “Night Train” along with the return of an impressive array of live and silent auction items for bid. Donated for this occasion is a lovely opal and diamond necklace and ring.

Tickets can be purchased for $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Please contact Elizabeth at (530) 272-3793 for ticket sales or to make a donation to the event. For more information, contact Joan Yamauchi at 273-2010.

– The Union staff

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