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The Alternatives to Violence Project, a worldwide association of volunteer groups offering experiential workshops on conflict resolution and personal growth, will hold a workshop this weekend at the Superintendent of Schools Office in Nevada City.

The workshop will start Friday evening and end at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. It will include exercises, games, and role plays. The participants will practice active listening, assertive communication, and explore their experiences with the power to transform conflict and violence.

For more information about this workshop, call Joyce at 477-7455. For more information about AVP, check out http://www.AVPCalifornia.org online.

– Soumitro Sen

At 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room in Nevada City, Joe Fish will give a presentation titled “Nevada City Air Quality in Nevada County: Ozone Transport from The Sacramento Valley into the Foothills.”

Fish is a deputy air pollution officer for the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District. The presentation is hosted by the Sierra Nevada Institute.

CABPRO is hosting its 2nd Annual Roast, featuring retired KNCO News Director, Jim Kerr at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Gold Country Community Center. Event includes dinner and entertainment. $50-per person. Reservations by Wednesday.

For more information or reservations call 478-1331, or mail checks to CABPRO, P.O. Box 902, Grass Valley 95945.

– The Union staff


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