Public Service Events

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 [email protected]


(April 11,15, 16 17) The City of Reno is holding a series of virtual public meetings to discuss available housing and affordability issues in the city.  The 4 meetings will be held Thursday, April 11 at noon, Monday, April 15th at 5:30pm, Tuesday, April 16th at 9am and Wednesday, April 17th at noon.  Info: http://reno.gov/PCPublicComment

(Sat, April 13th) The Reno Police Department Motors Poker Tournament at the Cal-Neva Casino. All proceeds from the Poker Tournament go to support the High Sierra Motor Training Challenge.  For further info, email: [email protected]

(Sat, April 13th) Mountain View Mortuary will host an open house in honor of National Donate Life Month on Saturday, April 13, 2023. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. helps raise awareness about donation, encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors.

(Sat, April 13th) The Animal Ark Sanctuary presents the Jaguar Spotlight from 10a – 3pm. Info: www.animalark.org

(Tue, April 16th) The Reno Aces – Bloodmobile, you can save a life with a donation!  250 Evans Ave RENO, NV, 89501 Open 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

(Sat, April 20th) Nevada Kids Foundation- 3rd Annual Charity Poker/Bingo Tournament. A fundraising campaign that focuses on offering support to our local youth sports programs in need, with the goal of getting kids moving, engaged & motivated! Info: https://nevadakidsfoundation.org

(Wed, April24th) Employ NV and Northern Nevada Warehousing are having a job fair from 11a-2p at the Reno Town Mall.  Info: http://www.employnv.gov/

(Sat, April 27th) Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is looking for volunteers for its annual community clean up.  Info: www.ktmb.org

(April 26th-May 19th) Bruka Theater presents a comic play, ‘KEN LUDWIG’S MOON OVER BUFFALO’. Get tickets online at: https://www.bruka.org

(May 12, 2024) Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Moms on the Run 5K Walk and 5k/10k Run! Register now at: https://www.momsontherun.info/

(Thru Sat. June 8th) City of Reno is hosting 6 “Biggest Little City Clean Ups” in April, May and June.  Info: www.reno.gov

(TFN) Looking to quit using tobacco? Join the Nicotine Anonymous meeting every Wednesday at 5pm at the Alano Club, 1640 Prater Way, Sparks.

(TFN) Catholic Charities needs donations for their Thrift Stores. Drop off donations at 500 East 4th street and 190 East Glendale are open 8am to 4pm.  Info: ccsnn.org

(TFN) Sparks Christian Fellowship has added evening hours for its food pantry at 510 Greenbrae Drive.  Tuesdays 6-7p & Wednesday 9a-noon.  Info: fbnn.org

(TFN) Washoe County Libraries present the Library Park Pass program to Nevada State Parks. Info: parks.nv.gov  or  washoecountylibrary.us/libraries/

(TFN) You can check the air quality in your neighborhood at a new website.  Just type in your zip code at airnow.gov

(TFN) Covid Vaccination info: Immunize Nevada has a list of pharmacies and other locations giving free shots, near you.  Info: immunizenevada.org/covid-19-vaccine-locator OR  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: tmparksfoundation.org/get-outdoors

(TFN) Vitalant needs blood donations. Get info to make an appointment at bloodhero.com

(TFN) Northern Nevada’s Children’s Cabinet serves families in Reno, Carson City and Elko. They are in need of donations.  Info: 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 email [email protected]