Lights, sirens, and safety fair for children


Fire trucks, helicopters and free required school immunizations for children four through 18-years-old are just a few of the exciting activities available to families from throughout Washoe County at the combined “Lights, Sirens, Safety” and “Give Kids a Boost” health and safety fair on Saturday, June 7, at the Sun Valley Neighborhood Center. The Washoe […]

Holland Project and Crush Hair Studio host fashion show

Holland Project Fashion-Show

The Holland Project and Crush Hair Studio are hosting an Album-Inspired Fashion Show on Saturday, June 7, 8:00 pm at the Holland Project, 140 Vesta St. The Holland Project’s first fashion show, Space for Space (outer-spaced themed), served as one of their first major fundraisers. This music-themed fashion show will focus on amateur designers with big […]

Junior League of Reno unveils “wheelchair swing” at playground – announces grant awards

INSPIRATION STATION PLAYGROUND NEWS RELEASE – The Junior League of Reno will commemorate its 35th anniversary with a free event at Inspiration Station, an accessible playground in Reno. In 2013, the League officially opened Inspiration Station after nearly five years of fundraising and developing community partnerships. The playground has proven beneficial for families and children […]

Nevada postage stamp released today

Nevada Forever Stamp

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Postal Service celebrated Nevada statehood today by dedicating a Forever Stamp to commemorate its 150th anniversary. Known by several nicknames — the Silver State, the Battle Born State, the Sagebrush State — Nevada became the 36th state Oct. 31, 1864. “Nevada is truly one of our nation’s most beautiful treasures,” […]

Nevada author Scott Neuffer to read from new collection of short stories


Join Nevada author, Scott Neuffer, as he reads from his new collection of short stories, “Scars of the New Order,” on Wednesday, June 4, 6:30 pm at Sundance Books, 121 California Ave. Neuffer, a freelance writer, resides in Nev., with his wife Maria and son Andrés. He spent five years as a staff reporter for […]

Rider discusses 452-mile solo journey across Nevada by horse – encourages wild horse adoption

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Equestrienne Samantha Szesciorka discusses her solo ride across Nevada at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, May 31, in a free public presentation. In the summer of 2013, Szesciorka embarked on the Nevada Discovery Ride, a 452-mile solo journey by horse across Nevada to encourage wild horse adoption. From the Utah border to […]

Free health care offered – “MORE” event boosts wellness


MEDICAL OUTREACH RESPONSE EVENT NEWS RELEASE SILVER SPRINGS – On June 7, a variety of free health care services and wellness information will be available at the 3rd annual Medical Outreach Response Event (MORE) at Silver Stage High School in Silver Springs. No registration is required for patients. It is a first come, first served […]

An interview with Ellen Hopkins on the inaugural Great Carson City Lit Fest


Popular author Ellen Hopkins is planning a new literary event for Northern Nevada: the Great Carson City Lit Fest, which will be held in Carson City June 6-8. Hopkins agreed to answer questions about the event by email for the Books in the City of Trembling Leaves blog. TL: The Great Carson City Lit Fest is […]