Here’s what’s happening in our community! If your non-profit organization has an event coming up, let us know with an email at least a week in advance, to firstname.lastname@example.org
(TFN) The city of South Lake Tahoe has new outdoor fire restrictions in place for the summer. No charcoal or wood fire are permitted. Gas or pellet grills are allowed unless a Red Flag warning is posted. Info: www.tahoelivingwithfire.com.
(thru Summer) The Food Bank presents its Summer Kids Café now thru the beginning of school. Info: www.fbnn.org.
(Fri-Mon/July 1-4) The Nevada state railroad museum hosts the Great Western Steam Up on the V&T railroad. Info: www.greatwesternsteamup.com.
(July 11-15 & 18-23) Bruka Theatre presents the 12th Youth Performing Arts Summer Workshop. Info: www.bruka.org.
(Sat July 23) Northern Nevada Pride parade and festival happens in downtown Reno and at Wingfield Park. Info: www.northernnevadapride.org.
(Sat July 23rd) Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike at Re-Trac Plaza downtown Reno. Registration is on Eventbrite @ Irreverent Warriors. Info: email@example.com.
(TFN) Covid 19 local testing locations are available. Info: click here.
(TFN) You can check the air quality in your neighborhood at a new website. Just type in your zip code at Air Now dot gov. Info: www.airnow.gov.
(TFN) Covid Vaccination info: Immunize Nevada has a list of pharmacies and other locations giving free shots, near you. Info: https://www.immunizenevada.org/covid-19-vaccine-locator OR https://www.immunizenevada.org/county-specific-covid-19-vaccine-sites.
(TFN) Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is presenting the app-based GET Outdoors program for students in grades 6-12. Info: http://tmparksfoundation.org/get-outdoors.
(TFN) Vitalant needs blood donations. Get info to make an appointment at www.bloodhero.com.
(TFN) Northern Nevada’s Children’s Cabinet serves families in Reno, Carson City and Elko. They are in need of donations. Info: www.childrenscabinet.org.
(TFN) The Food Bank of Northern Nevada needs help serving the local community. You can now donate via text message: text “FEED NV” and a donation amount to 50155.
(TFN) Washoe County REMSA has set up a “Community Triage Line”. It has information about getting vaccines and more. 24-7 you can call 328-2427.
(TFN) If you have recovered from Covid 19 researchers at Renown Health and the UNR School of Medicine would like to talk to you. Also, they can assist you if you want to donate plasma. Info: Call 982-3646 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.