Pajama crawl promises to be creepy, weird

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SUBMITTED NEWS–Reno continues to build a reputation as the pub crawl capital of the U.S. with the addition this year of a new Valentine’s Day tradition. There are already annual events held in downtown where participants dress as creeper Santa Claus’es, zombies, even creepier superheroes and pirates and leprechauns. A new event on Saturday, February […]

The Wildlife Society: 60 years of educated environmentalism

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From January 28 to 31, 2014, the Western Section of The Wildlife Society (TWS) held its regional conference at Reno’s Grand Sierra Resort. The conference marked the 60th anniversary of TWS, which facilitates collaboration between wildlife scientists and professionals across state lines and for the good of the environment. The conference featured lectures on specialized […]

Ballet San Jose School holds Reno audition Feb 22 for 2014 summer intensive program (sponsored)

Casey Pereira, (in white), originally from the Lake Tahoe  area, was selected to be a Trainee with Ballet San Jose after the 2013  Ballet San Jose Summer Intensive

Audition provides a unique opportunity for local dancers SPONSORED NEWS — The Ballet San Jose School 2014 Audition Tour will make a stop in Reno on February 22 at local dance studio, Heart & Sole Dance Academy. Aspiring ballet dancers will have an opportunity to audition for the Ballet San Jose School Summer Intensive Program. The program […]

Cooperative Extension experts offer free gardening classes Tuesday evenings

Get free tips on gardening and attracting beneficial insects, such as bees, from Cooperative experts Tuesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. at Washoe County’s Bartley Ranch Regional Park. Photo courtesy of Wendy Hanson Mazet, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch UNR NEWS — Gardening in Nevada can be challenging. Before digging in this spring, you can get some free advice from the experts – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and their Certified Master Gardeners. Cooperative Extension has teamed up with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open […]

Lake Tahoe Adventure Film Festival in Reno Feb. 22

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High-flying adventure flicks and non-stop entertainment arrives with the 12th annual Lake Tahoe Adventure Film Festival Road Tour stop in Reno Feb. 22 at the Grand Sierra Resort. Rooted as the nerve center for skiers, boarders, climbers and year-round adventurers, the film festival provides mountaintops, cliffhangers and enough high-energy entertainment between showings to ignite fervor […]

Urban Roots hosts Craig Sponholtz to teach sustainable water use workshop for farmers, students

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URBAN ROOTS NEWS — World-renown water systems expert, Craig Sponholtz visits Reno to discuss sustainable water management in large & small-scale land production. This workshop hosted by Urban Roots with Loping Coyote comes at a great time as drought concerns are amplified in Western Nevada. “Agricultural interests and water users need to be very proactive […]

“Project Homeless” connects those in need with services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES NEWS RELEASE – More than 750 homeless men, women and children, will be welcomed and connected to service providers at the 2014 Project Homeless Connect on Tuesday, February 5, at the Reno Events Center from 7:00 a.m. to Noon. The event, coordinated by Catholic Charities & the St. Vincent’s Programs, provides individuals and […]

University’s arts events through February

CORRECTION ADDED Jan. 3, 2014: Artist biography information correction In the University’s arts events through February news release sent earlier today, the name and affiliation of the following artist was misstated and the reception time was incorrect. Here is the correct listing. Exhibit: Mandala Installation for the Lunar New Year Saturday, Feb. 1 – Friday, March 28 […]

First lady and mayors to Go Red to fight heart disease

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MEDIA ADVISORY On Wednesday, Feb. 5, First Lady Kathleen Sandoval, Mayor Bob Cashell and Mayor Geno Martini will join the Reno Go Red For Women committee at Renown Regional Medical Center for a press conference to kick off American Heart Month and Go Red For Women. Together they are encouraging women and their families to […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Kids learn conservation at Wild Sheep Foundation show

Kids learn about conservation at wild sheep foundation's sheep show. Image: Natasha Vitale

From January 23-25, sponsors from the Wild Sheep Foundation Annual Convention and Sporting Expo (The Sheep Show) at the Reno Sparks Convention Center also hosted a special educational event for children. On the first two days of the event, 420 Washoe County School District (WCSD) middle and high school students attended to participate in wildlife […]

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