Discover your parks Thursday evening walks

Lemmon Valley Swan Lake area photo by Bob Conrad

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — In cooperation with our parks partners, Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you. Every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. you can explore a new location and learn about the unique and varied ecology and history of parks in our area. Each walk takes approximately 90 […]

Bartley Ranch hosts open house Saturday for Reno Rodeo

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The Reno Rodeo is the “Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West” and has a long history in the Truckee Meadows. Bartley Ranch Regional Park has direct ties to the rodeo through former owner and bronc riding champion Gus Bartley, and the park is currently featuring an exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia […]

Whittemore Peterson Institute Hosts “Light Up the Night” Gala on September 13, 2013

 Whittemore Peterson Institute (WPI) will hold “Light Up the Night,” its eighth annual I Hope You Dance fundraising gala, on Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Atlantis Resort and Casino. The country themed event will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by fine dining and dancing. The celebration will […]

Reno Chamber Orchestra performs for Reno’s Artown and “Under the Stars”


RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – The Reno Chamber Orchestra presents two chamber music concerts during the month of July. On Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m., the “Nevada Chamber Music Festival in July” is an hour-long concert at South Reno United Methodist Church, 200 De Spain Lane in Reno. This concert is presented as part […]

District Attorney’s office to provide outreach at Sparks Farmer’s Market this week

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County District Attorney’s community outreach team will be at the Sparks Farmer’s Market in Victorian Square July 11 and August 22 to answer questions residents may have about a variety of topics and programs. “It provides an excellent opportunity for us to interact with the community because we get […]

Historic speaker series continues at Mormon Station on Saturday, July 13

STATE PARKS NEWS GENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park is offering another day of historic presentations on Saturday, July 13. The presentations begin at 11 a.m. with Carson City’s Young Chautauquans portraying Frida Kahlo, Harriet Tubman, Jackie Kennedy, Adolph Sutro and Lucille Ball. At 1 p.m., Doris Dwyer, a professor of history at […]

Tour water efficient garden at Hug High School – free July workshop by Truckee Meadows Water Authority


TRUCKEE MEADOWS WATER AUTHORITY – Join Truckee Meadows Water Authority’s (TMWA)  Conservation staff for a guided tour of the water efficient garden at Hug High School, on Saturday, July 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The Hug High School Garden demonstrates a water-efficient bioregional garden, Sierra Nevada mountain plants, native plants from the Great Basin, and a vegetable garden […]

Dazzling diversity of plant life on display at “The Power of Plants”

(Photo): Valerie Cohen's
"Sorrow in the Morning -   Bristlecone Pine."

WILBUR D. MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – Explore the palette of plant life as seen through the eyes of artists. The Wilbur D. May Museum is proud to present a new summer art exhibit and sale from the Sierra Watercolor Society. The Power of Plants will be on display in the art gallery through the Great […]

NNMC one-stop-shop community health fair

NNMC NEWS RELEASE Northern Nevada Medical Center is committed to the health and well-being of our community. NNMC is hosting a community health fair on Thursday, July 7:30am – 11 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital. This is an opportunity for community members to receive free or low-cost preventative health screenings and education. […]

Elder Care Concert Series brings the joy of music to seniors


SIERRA ARTS FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE – The Leonette Foundation of Northern Nevada has awarded $5000 to Sierra Arts Foundation in support of their Elder Care Concert Series, a program which places professional musicians in assisted living facilities, long term care facilities, memory care units and community based senior day care facilities. This program is offered […]

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