Boys & Girls Club Offers Summer Camp Program in Reno, Sparks and Fernley

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By Mackenzie Campbell for ThisisReno.com. Enjoy a summer full of “Out of this World” themed summer camp programs hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Summer programs include a variety of activities ranging from organized sports, arts-and-crafts, computer activities and field trips including Wild Island, Roller Kingdom, Jump Man Jump and more. […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Steampunk Tavern Stroll Takes Place Saturday

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There will be drink specials, there will be costumes and it will be happening in the bar crawl capital, Reno, NV, but don’t call it a bar crawl. According to organizers, that’s because the 2nd Annual Steampunk Tavern Stroll, taking place this Saturday, with it’s niche following and quirky cast of performers, brass bands and […]

Catholic Charities Holding Donation Drive April 25, 2015

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Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada and the St. Vincent’s Programs are holding a spring cleaning donation drive at the soon-to-open “St. Vincent’s Super Thrift” store at 190 Eeast Glendale Avenue in Sparks. The event is Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We are inviting the community to de-clutter their homes and […]

London’s Calling: Britpop Night Coming to Lincoln Lounge April 18

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Most cities have their own version of the popular Britpop night that proudly celebrates all things musically British, but Reno’s first Brit night, London Calling, is a bit more authentic than most. Hosted by Steve Cook, known as DJ London Steve, Reno’s Britpop night is hosted by a recent transplant from across the pond. “Reno […]

PHOTO GALLERY: “Winged Sculpture” Dismantled for Move to Bicentennial Park

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Down But Not Out The Portal of Evolution “Winged Sculpture” was dismantled this morning and is being relocated to the east end of Bicentennial Park. A dedication is being planned for the future. According to the City of Reno, “The Reno Arts and Culture Commission and Public Art Committee recommended the sculpture’s purchase and believe […]

University Police remind public to reduce speed and be aware of pedestrians

According to the Nevada Department of Public Safety Fatal Accident Report, there has been a 46 percent increase in the number of pedestrian fatalities on Nevada roadways in 2015 when compared to 2014 statistics. To date, there have been 19 fatalities in 2015 and there were a total of 13 in 2014. “This drastic increase […]

Cooperative Extension presents weed-control education in April

With the ongoing drought, opportunistic weeds are expected to pose major challenges to those managing parks and recreational areas, public lands, ranches, farms and landscapes. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with other partners, will present the annual Weed Extravaganza April 28-30 to help Nevadans deal with this year’s weed challenges with the latest […]

Winged Sculpture Downtown to Get a New Home: Details Here

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Statement from the City of Reno: On February 11, 2015, Reno City Council approved the purchase of the Portal of Evolution sculpture from artist Bryan Tedrick. The “winged sculpture” has been temporarily installed at City Plaza, across from Reno City Hall, since July 2012. At 8 a.m. tomorrow morning, crews will begin moving the sculpture to its new location on the east end of […]

4 Reno Craft Beer Week unique beer tastings

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  Beer tastings and festivals during Reno Craft Beer Week The main purpose of Reno Craft Beer Week is to try new beer. Many of the events below feature one-of-a-kind brews that won’t be available after the week ends. Check out this list of larger events and stay tuned for more guides to navigating Reno Craft Beer Week. Check […]

World Record Store Day is Coming to Sundance

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First started in 2007, the purpose of Record Store Day is to celebrate the nearly 1,400 independent record stores in the United States, as well as thousands more around the world. Stores on every continent, except Antartica, will be participating in the event. Each store participating plans a variety of different activities including concerts, cookouts, […]

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