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. […]

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 […]

Cooperative Extension hosts Capital City Farm Days

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s 4-H presents Capital City Farm Days 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., April 16 and 17. There will be 30 presenters teaching elementary-age youth about Nevada agriculture, where food and fiber come from, and environmental issues related to agriculture. Attendees will include public, private and home-schooled students and their families from […]

USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Chapter Welcomes Steve Lopes as Keynote

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CFO and COO will deliver USC athletics update at inaugural Scholarship Gala “The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” That’s the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job. Lopes is the CFO and COO, USC athletics, and has been an integral member of the […]

School of Medicine offers parenting workshops

The University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Health Patient Care Center will hold workshops for parents raising adolescents on May 2 and May 16. Workshops will focus on adolescence emotions, mood swings, family communication and joint parenting. The three-hour workshop will be led by Saul Zelan, M.D., a board certified pediatrician […]

April Gardening Seminars at Moana Nursery: Get Details Here

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April 11: Organic Vegetable Gardening Made Simple Join Craig Frezzette, the only USDA Certified Organic urban farmer in the City of Reno. Craig owns and operates City Green Gardens, a “four season” operation growing organic products for local area restaurants. Learn as Craig shares some tips and techniques he uses for the basic steps of […]

Cooperative Extension offers agricultural drought planning workshops

Nevada has experienced six multi-year droughts in the past 90 years. This year, some agricultural communities are facing a second consecutive growing season with no irrigation water at all. In response, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering evening drought workshops in four communities this April and May. The classes will focus on the current […]

WORKSHOP: Beginning Smartphone Photography for Social Media April 24, 2015

Beginning Smartphone Photography Grapic

“The best camera is the one you have with you,” Chase Jarvis, Master Photographer New to your iPhone or Android? Want to add life to your photos? Need to learn the basics of Instagram and posting images onto Facebook? This workshop will teach the basics of mobile, smartphone photography and will provide tips on how […]

Fire Protection District’s Kids’ Fire Camp Registration is Now Open

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The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD), firefighters from Local 3895, and Washoe County Regional Parks are pleased to announce the second annual Kids’ Fire Camp. Enrollment for the camp is open now. The three day kids’ camp is open to adventurous boys and girls ages 11-14 who are interested in the fire service. The […]

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