Wildcat Cabin Hike at Spooner Lake on June 1

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – Celebrate National Trails Day on June 1 by joining rangers on a moderate two mile hike from Spooner Lake up North Canyon to Wildcat Cabin. Listen to rangers discuss local history as well as trees, shrubs and wildflowers and learn about the historic Spencer’s cabin along the way. The group will […]

Deadman’s Creek Hike at Washoe Lake State Park on June 1

Celebrate National Trails Day on June 1, and take a short 1.5 mile hike to the top of the hill along Deadman’s Creek with a park ranger. There are great views of Washoe Valley at the top from the gazebo. Some plants will be identified along the way. Bring the kids and a camera! WHAT: […]

University’s summer engineering camp helps young women break barriers


UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA NEWS RELEASE – The College of Engineering will be hosting its first annual Girls in Engineering camp this summer. The week long camp, designed for girls ages 13-15, aims to encourage more area girls to consider engineering as a career path.  “We’ve had a few girls go through our camps in the […]

The Songwriter’s Voice – free joy offered by the Nevada Art Council’s public workshop


NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE - A recipient of a Nevada Arts Council’s 2013 Artist Fellowship, Grace Hutchinson brings together the methods, rituals and emotions of six local artists in a free public workshop in her latest effort. “The Songwriter’s Voice” features local performers Whitney Myer, Knowledge, Kate Cotter, Eric Andersen, Grace Gatsby and Tyler Stafford, […]

Kids’ art class offered at Sierra Arts


SIERRA ARTS NEWS – The Sierra Arts Foundation introduces Miss Annie’s Art Class for ages 6 and up in its gallery at 17 South Virginia Street, #120 in downtown Reno. The class will take place on the first Saturday of every month from 1-4pm and instruction will center around the current exhibition in the gallery. Instructor Annie McKissick will take […]

59 local women to be honored at Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon


NEVADA WOMEN’S FUND NEWS RELEASE Fifty-nine local women will be honored on Thursday, May 30, at 11:30 a.m. at John Ascuaga’s Nugget for the 2013 Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon. The annual luncheon, presented by the Nevada Women’s Fund and now in its 22nd year, serves as a recognition event for women in the […]

Pyramid Lake Paiute High School’s Native Youth Summit is May 23


PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE VICTIM SERVICES NEWS RELEASE – The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe’s Victim Services program is one of many organizations taking part in the  Native Youth Summit at the Pyramid Lake Paiute High School on May 23 . The school’s 6th to 12th grade students are encouraged to register. For more information contact Pyramid Lake […]

Community leaders honored at 22nd annual Salute to Women of Achievement


NEVADA WOMEN’S FUND NEWS RELEASE – Today the Nevada Women’s Fund announced that tables and individual tickets are available for the 22nd annual Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon being held on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. The Nevada Women’s Fund will honor 59 women from throughout northern Nevada at the annual luncheon which […]

Hands/ON! on second Saturday – Barrio block party at the NMA


Hands/ON! on Second Saturday – **BARRIO BLOCK PARTY Saturday, June 8 / 10 am – 4 pm Join the Museum for a blow-out Summer kick-off block party as we celebrate the exhibition Voces y Visiones! Enjoy a free day at the Museum with hands-on art projects, face-painting and live performances – including Voces artist Miguel […]

Conversing with Creatures, a lecture by Bob McCormick


WILBUR MAY MUSEUM NEWS –  Forget the Loch Ness monster, we have our own underwater mystery right on the Sierra! Tales of a creature in Lake Tahoe have been around for centuries, and sightings have continued into modern day. Find out what really lurks in the blue alpine waters in the final Conversing with Creatures […]

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