Students taking AIMS offered free breakfast

McDonald's restaurants in Arizona will offer free breakfast from 6 to 9 a.m. April 15-16 to all students taking the AIMS exam.

The breakfast menu includes Egg McMuffin, apple slices, and choice of 1 percent or fat-free chocolate milk or a small orange juice.

The offer is valid while supplies last and students must be accompanied by parent.

For more information call 1-602-739-8810.

Nominations sought for veterans' panel

Veterans' service organizations are asked to submit nominees for the Arizona Veterans' Service Advisory Commission by June 7.

The commission's goal is to promote public awareness and enhance the well-being of past and present Arizona service members and their families.

Potential members must be veterans nominated by a veterans' organization granted a charter by Congress or recognized by the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services.

For more information call 1-602-234-8415.

Discussion of using DNA in genealogy

The use of DNA in genealogical research will be discussed during the meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Arizona at noon April 14 at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road.

Society members will discuss how DNA analysis has helped them decode their ancestry, as well as the pros and cons of using DNA analysis in genealogical research.

For more information call 239-6881.

Gustav Mahler is topic of April 14 lecture

George Hanson, Tucson Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor, will speak about "Gustav Mahler and His First Symphony - Symphony Meets Klezmer" at 7 p.m. April 14 at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road.

The free lecture will cover the Jewish experience during Mahler's early years and its impact on his work, as well as the challenges facing a Jewish man in Vienna at the start of the 20th century when he led the Vienna State Opera.

For more information call 299-3000.