Monday - Wednesday, July 31 – Aug. 2

Backcountry Excursions: Lake Tahoe and the Sierra’s: The Nevada Outdoor School will host this event for 6th-8th grade students. For more information about this event please visit, or contact 775-623-5656.

Tuesday & Thursday, Aug. 1 – Aug. 10

Nature at Noon: The Nevada Outdoor School will host fun, outdoor education for children Pre-K – Second Grade. Please meet at Vesco Park at Noon for this free event.

Tuesday - Friday, Aug. 1 – Aug. 11

Free Summer Lunches: Sponsored by the Frontier Community Action Agency. Lunches will be served at the Vesco City Park in Winnemucca, Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. This program is open to all children, 18 and younger, NO ENROLLMENT, NO COST!

Monday & Tuesay, Aug. 7, 8, 15, 22, & 29

SNAP Representative: The SNAP Representative, formerly known as food stamps, will be at the Frontier Community Action Agency. They will be interviewing and processing all food stamp applications as completed with all supporting documentation ready. Appointments are required; please call the FCAA to make your appointment at 775-623-9003. Office hours are Monday-Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. & Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 5

9th Annual Buckaroo Dutch Oven Cook Off Fundraiser: The Nevada Outdoor School will host this Dutch oven cooking event at Vesco Park. Recruiting Dutch oven cooks now! Event opens to the public at High Noon. For more information about this event please visit, or contact 775-623-5656.

Monday, Aug. 7

The Nevada Health Centers Mammovan: The Nevada Health Centers Mammovan will be in the Sundance Casino parking lot, 33 South Bridge St. behind City Hall. The Mammovan will be open from 8am – 3pm. Please make sure to bring all of the following for check in: valid government issued photo ID, current insurance card, completed registration forms, and the Name and phone number of your primary Care Physician. The Mammovan will accept the following forms of payment: Medicare, Medicaid, Sliding Fee Scale, Women’s Health Connection, Most major insurances. Individuals not covered by health insurance may qualify for a “no charge” screening. For an appointment, please call 877.581.6266.

Monday - Friday, Aug. 7-11

Adventure Camp II: The Nevada Outdoor School will host this event for 6th-8th grade students. Participants will travel to the Santa Rosa Mountains and work with the US Forest Service on a conservation project. For more information about this event please visit, or contact 775-623-5656.

Monday - Friday, Aug. 14-18

Vacation Bible School: The Christlife Family Ministries will be conducting a Vacation Bible School, located at 38 East Winnemucca Blvd., from 4 – 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is ‘The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything’. This school is for children ages 3 (if potty trained) – 12. We provide a comfortable safe environment for all participants giving them the opportunity for great fun and a valuable learning experience. Local families, Law Enforcement, and businesses have kindly provided prizes and discount certificates for the participants and their families. Parents are welcome to participate and observe. Space is limited to 36 children on a first come first served basis. Please respond soon by calling Pastor Allen or Darla Peavy at 421-6401.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Hope Tree Grief Support Group: The support group is for all those who have lost a loved one ages 3 and up. Meetings are held at the United Methodist Church, located at 138 W. Winnemucca Blvd, beginning at 6 p.m. All families and individuals interested in participating in the program are encouraged to call the FCAA office to sign up at 775-623-9003 or email The FCAA is located at 657 Anderson Street, Winnemucca.

Thursday, Aug. 17

Family Gardening Hour: The Nevada Outdoor School invites participants of all ages for this free gardening night. Please meet at the Community Garden at 6:00pm.

Friday - Saturday, Aug. 18-20

Foster/Adoptive Parent Training: The Foster/Adoptive Parent Training will be from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., located in the Sonoma Room at Humboldt General Hospital. All three days are REQUIRED for applicants that wish to move forward with licensure. For more information, please contact Lori Nichols, Foster Care Recruiter, at 1.888.423.2659.

Tuesday, Aug. 22

The Family Stability Council: The National Guard Armory- The Family Stabiltiy Council will be welcoming all business and community members to come together to share resources. The meeting will be from 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. They will be offering resources to those in need and addressing the needs each agency sees as a priority in our community. As well as how we can focus on coming up with the solutions to meet these needs. Please call the FCAA at 623-9003 with any questions.

Monday, Aug. 28

FBNN Mobile Harvest: The Mobile Harvest will be from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at the Winnemucca Indoor Events Center. All are welcome to stop by to pick up the fresh fruits and vegetables the FBNN has to give out. Remember that this is the only day and time to stop by and partake. Only requirement is to fill out an Intake Form. Fairgrounds will open at 1 p.m., please do not arrive before then. Please call 775-331-3663 with any questions.

Wednesday - Saturday, Sep. 20-23

Nevada Good Sams Statewide Fall Rally: Come join the food, fun, craft fairs, and seminars. There will also be games like Horeshoes, Washer Toss, Mexican Train, Cribbage, Sequence, Ladderball, 31, and Zilch. The rally will be held at the Winnemucca Fair Grounds. Special offer for all first time participants will receive a discounted registration fee. For more information visit the Nevada State Good Sams web site,, and click on Fall Rally.

— Thursdays —

Spanish Peer Survivors of Abuse Support Group: Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at the WDVS Office, located at 50 Melarkey St. Suite A, from 6 – 8 p.m. Child care is provided.

Humboldt County Community Bus: The senior center bus makes a regular trip to Ridley’s on Thursdays. Passengers are dropped off at 10:30 a.m. and picked up an hour later. The fare for the trip is $1.50 each way. Tickets can be purchased at the Senior Center. For more information call 775-623-6211.

Caregiver Support Group: Third Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Harmony Manor. Sponsored by the Humboldt Volunteer Hospice this group is intended to address the needs of caregivers through the difficult times of caring for a loved one with any disability from beginning stages to ending. Learn skills necessary to be an effective caregiver for your client or loved one. Facilitated by Jennifer Hood LMFT, for more information call Hospice at 775-625-4263.

Special Olympics Track & Field Sign-ups: Sign ups are every Wednesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Lowry High School. Special Olympics Track & Field is for individuals with intellectual disabilities from 8 years old to adult. For questions please contact Pam Barber at 775-304-309.

Baby Bounce for babies up to 24 months old: Each Thursday, 10:30 a.m. — The Humboldt County Library hosts Baby Bounce for babies up to 24 months old in the Children’s Library — followed by bubbles! For more information call 623-6388.

Soup Kitchen: Each Thursday, 6 p.m. — The Winnemucca Ministerial Association sponsors a hot meal at the soup kitchen in the basement of the United Methodist Church on Winnemucca Boulevard. The soup kitchen is also open at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays and at noon on Tuesdays. All needy persons are welcome.

Grass Valley Volunteer Fire Department: Each Thursday, 6:30 p.m. — Grass Valley Volunteer Fire Department meetings at 5505 Katrina Drive.

Al-Anon Family Groups: Each Thursday, 7 p.m. — Al-Anon Family Groups meet each Tuesday at noon and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at 506 4th St., the Odd Fellows Lodge. For more information call 623-4972 or 623-5632 or email:

Christlife Family Ministries: Each Thursday, 7 p.m. — Christlife Family Ministries, temporarily located at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 5130 E. Palisade Dr., offers Bible Study “Adventures in Truth.” For more information, call Pastor Daryl Peavy, (559)269-5464.

Civic Chorus: Each Thursday, 7 p.m. — Winnemucca Civic Chorus meets at the French Ford band room.

Calvary Chapel Co-Ed Bible Study: Each Thursday, 7 p.m. — Calvary Chapel hosts a Co-Ed Bible Study. Youth activities at 6:30 p.m. For further information contact Pastor Kevin Rushing either at (775) 304-1442, or email:

HGH EMS Rescue Car Seat Fitting Station: Second Thursday of each month, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Humboldt General Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services Rescue department hosts a free car seat fitting station the second Thursday of each month at its 118 E. Haskell St. station. Nationally certified child passenger safety technicians provide car seat education, inspection and installation. If needed, car seats are available for purchase on a sliding fee scale from Humboldt General Hospital; however, any purchased seats must be installed at the time of the appointment. Please make an appointment by calling (775) 623-5222, ext. 263.

Winnemucca Chapter of People First: Second Thursday, 5 p.m. — 6 p.m. — Winnemucca People First meets the second Thursday of each month at Las Margaritas. This is a self-advocacy group of people with disabilities. For more information call Sharon at (775) 738-3247.

St. Paul’s Altar Society, 6 p.m. — St. Paul’s Altar Society meets every third Thursday in the Parish Center. All women in the parish are welcome.

Silver State Chapter #6, meets the second and fourth Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple at Fifth and Baud. For more information call 623-4715 or 625-0838. No meetings June through August.

Winnemucca Motocross: Second Thursday, 7 p.m. — Winnemucca Motocross meets at Las Margaritas. For more information contact Tom (775) 421-2714; Lisa 623-6210; or Heather and Josh 623-0412.

Grief Relief: Third Thursdays, 6 p.m. — The Humboldt Volunteer Hospice is now facilitating Grief Relief at Humboldt General Hospital in the Sonoma Room. This group is for anyone, young or old, who is experiencing grief. The group meets in the Sonoma Room of HGH and is led by Jennifer Hood, LMFT. For more information call hospice at 775-625-4263.

Scouting Round Table: Third Thursday, 7 p.m. — 9 p.m. A round table for all adults involved in Cub and Boy Scouts will be held at the LDS Church, 111 W. McArthur Ave. New topics of discussion and training each month.

— Fridays —

NDVS Rover Program: Fourth Friday of every month via interactive video at Great Basin College. Appointments with an NDVS Veterans Service Officer are held and must be scheduled by calling (775) 777-1000. GBC is located at 5490 Kluncy Canyon Road. Learn about VA benefits; learn how to start a claim.

Lost and Found OA: An Overeaters meeting is held each Friday at Humboldt General Hospital in Sara Winnemucca Room B from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. For more information call (775) 445-9735.

Women at the Well: Second Friday, 1 p.m. — 3 p.m. — Ladies please join us at “Women at the Well,” an interfaith gathering of women for a pot-luck luncheon, quilting and fellowship. It is held at First Baptist Church on 5th Street. Please join us!

Humboldt County Homeschoolers: Each Friday — Humboldt County Homeschoolers meet from 1 – 3 p.m. for enrichment activities and social time at the Family Youth Center (next to the indoor pool). Homeschooling families of all ages, methods and faiths are welcome. This active group is a great resource for kids and parents of homeschoolers! For more information, please call or email Sarah Silva at or 775-304-4040, or join the Nevada Humboldt County Homeschoolers group on Facebook.

— Saturdays —

Northern Nevada Amateur Radio Services meeting: The local amateur radio enthusiasts club meets the third Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Winnemucca Inn. Call 775-625-7883 for more information or visit All are Welcome.

Seventh Day Adventist Church: Each Saturday, 9:30 a.m. — Worship at the Winnemucca Seventh Day Adventist Church, 5130 Palisade Dr. Bible study and children’s Sabbath school at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. worship hour.

Lost and Found AA & NA Meeting: Mondays and Saturdays at Humboldt General Hospital (Sara Winnemucca Room B), from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.  These meetings are open and non-smoking.  Coffee and raffle at each meeting, With enough attendance hot dogs will be served.  For more information call (410) 617-3629.

American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 5: Second Saturday, 10 a.m. — The American Legion Auxiliary meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Veteran’s Hall on Bengochea Circle. The dues are $20 a year. For further information you can call Darlene Thon at 623-2958.

Vietnam Veterans: Second Saturday, noon — VVA, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 744 meets at the Veterans Hall, 3300 Bengochea Circle. Please contact Dennis Paquette at 623-2472 or Bob Jensen at (775) 530-4230 for more information.

Adult Beginners Quilting Group: Third Saturday, 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. — The Humboldt County Library hosts a quilting workshop for adults. Have you ever wanted to learn to make a quilt? Come join your friends in the library meeting room to learn how! No membership fees. We will be meeting the third Saturday of each month. Projects will be designed for beginners, but all skill levels are welcome. For more information call Leanne Autrey at 623-6388.

U.S. Practical Shooting match: The Winnemucca DustDevils hosts USPSA matches every third Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m. First time shooters are free. For more information and shooting location please see our web page at, the USPSA webpage at, or email

Amateur Radio: Humboldt County Amateur Radio Emergency Services meets the third Saturday of each month. Check their website at for current information on meetings and FCC testing dates and times.

— Sundays —

Worship at newLIFE Christian Center: Praise and Bible Study 5:30-7 p.m. NewLIFE Christian Center is located at 1350 Melarkey St. Contact Pastor Eric for more information at 625-4300.

Worship at Sonoma Baptist Church: Each Sunday, 10:15 a.m. — The Sonoma Baptist Church meets at 5970 Muddy Road (corner of Muddy Road and Grass Valley Road). Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. For more information call 623-3434.

Worship at First Baptist Church

Worship at First Baptist Church, Fifth Street and Garrison: Come join us in fellowship, where you are only a stranger once. Adult and Children’s Sunday schools at 9:45 a.m.; morning worship service 11 a.m. Evening worship service at 6:30 p.m. For information or bus service, please call 623-2085.

Worship at Lighthouse Baptist Church: Each Sunday at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 226 E. Fourth St, Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m.; worship service for all ages at 11 a.m. For more information call 623-6786.

Worship at Christlife Family Ministries: Each Sunday — Christlife Family Ministries, located at 38 East Winnemucca Blvd. Service schedule: Worship and Word at 10:30 a.m.; Adventures in Truth on Thursdays at 7 p.m.; Youth on Fire Fridays at 5:15 p.m.; Celebrate Recovery Groups meet on Friday at 6 p.m. We are family friendly with children’s church activities for ages 3 and up. We are a Non-Denominational Trinitarian Independent Spirit-filled Fellowship with a warm loving Christian family of devoted believers. We have an additional outreach with the implementation of Celebrate Recovery a Christ centered twelve step recovery program that focuses on hang-ups and battles of the mind, body, and spirit. For more information call 775-421-6401 or 775-623-1936.

Grass Valley Baptist Church: Every Sunday — Grass Valley Baptist Church holds Sunday School at 9 a.m.; worship at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to join us at 4150 W. Thomas Canyon Rd. If you have questions please call the GVBC office at 623-5714 or email

Church of Christ: We are a Bible-centered, unified family of believers called to an ever-deepening relationship with Christ. We will pursue Christ through study, prayer, and fellowship. We recognize that we are sent to the larger community surrounding us to plant the seed of the Gospel and to demonstrate God’s love and Christ’s Life. For meeting time and location call Dave Ray at 623-3135.

Soup Kitchen: Each Sunday, 6 p.m. — The Winnemucca Ministerial Association sponsors a hot meal at the soup kitchen in the basement of the United Methodist Church on Winnemucca Boulevard. The soup kitchen is also open at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays and at noon on Tuesdays. All needy persons are welcome.

Calvary Chapel: Located at 215 Aiken St., Calvary Chapel offers Sunday services 10 a.m. with Sunday school for individual age groups. The nursery is available for children up to age three. Come and study the word of God with us by chapter and verse. Call 623-5544 for more information, or visit

Worship at Grace Baptist Church: Each Sunday — Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Worship Services at 11 a.m. Buckaroo Bible Club for children 5 years old through 6th grade. Meets during the school year on Wednesday evenings. Call for time and location. Please join us in fellowship and edification. We sing the traditional hymns and preach God’s Word. Our desire is to glorify God and grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Now meeting in the Pleasant Senior Center at 1480 Lay St. Winnemucca. Pastor David Schaaf 625-1117.

Worship at Winnemucca United Methodist Church: Each Sunday — The United Methodist Church invites everyone to adulte and youth Worship at 10 a.m. The church is located at 138 W. Winnemucca Blvd. For more information call 623-2814. Our office hours are Tuesday — Friday, 10 a.m. — 12 p.m.

Worship at Word of Light Fellowship Assembly of God: Each Sunday, Learning Groups at 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.; Sunday morning worship 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 4505 S. Center St. For more information call Pastor Nathaniel Rhoads, 623-3322.

Worship at Winnemucca Christian Fellowship: Each Sunday, Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.; worship service at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. For more information call Pastor Mark at 623-5431. The church is located at 4380 Grass Valley Road.

Rainbow Girls: First and third Sundays, 2 p.m. — Winnemucca Assembly #10, Int. Order of Rainbow for Girls meets at the Masonic Temple, 5th & Baud streets. For information call Samantha Draper at (775) 421-7908 or email:

— Ongoing —

Women in Mining: Women In Mining to meet. For more information call 623-2428.

Narcotics Anonymous: Before 1953, an addict had three possible outcomes: Jails, institutions or death. Then we provided the fourth option — recovery. Narcotics Anonymous is here. There are no dues or fees for membership and we are fully self-supporting through our own contributions. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using. For more information call toll free (888) 850-2205, or (775) 322-4811 or visit our Web site at If you work with our program you will never have to use again.

Winnemucca Civic Chorus, Practices most Thursdays from 7-9 p.m., September – June in the French Ford Middle School Band Portable. If you enjoy music please join us! Questions: email

Serenity Seekers AA: Want to stop drinking? We can help! Serenity Seekers AA Fellowship daily meetings in the Odd Fellows building, 506 W. Fourth St. Call for meeting times, (775) 621-8622. There are signs on the door as well as schedules.

Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank: The Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank currently has donated food available for those in need. Pastor D.W. Hutson asks that you call ahead to pick up the items from the church, located at 16500 State Route 400 in Unionville. The church accepts food and clothing donations to give away to those in need. For more information call (775) 538-7570.

Access to Healthcare: Access to Healthcare, as an Aging Disability Resource Center (ADRC), is looking forward to serving people with disabilities and seniors. The ADRC will provide information, assistance, advocacy, and application assistance. Service area includes: Eureka, Elko, Humboldt, Lander, and White Pine counties. Please call 1-877-861-1893 for an appointment.

Food Bank: The Food Bank is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. — 4 p.m. The bank is located at 150 S. Bridge St. in Winnemucca.

Zion Zone Youth Center, 3 p.m. — 6 p.m. weekdays — Zion Zone Youth Center is a free, non-profit, after school and summer program for the community youth. We provide a quality recreational enrichment program for youth ages 9 to 16 years old that need a safe, supervised environment after school and during the summer. Zion Zone Kids operates according to the Humboldt County School District schedule. Daily devotion and positive action lessons on why we don’t smoke, drink alcohol or use any illicit drugs. Snacks, crafts and organized group games are provided in the afternoons and homework assistance is available during the educational period. Zion Zone Kids are friendly, and we have qualified staff members who aim to develop the self-esteem of all participants in a positive environment. Located at 3205 N. Highland Drive, Winnemucca. For additional information contact us at 623-3393 or 623-3796.

Contact Food Bank of Northern Nevada for SNAP benefits: The Food Bank of Northern Nevada has a toll free number to help clients apply for SNAP benefits (formerly known as Food Stamps). The phone number is 1-888-304-SNAP (7627) and will be operational from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Great Basin Offroaders: 4x4 fun with the Great Basin Offroaders. Meet great people who enjoy family wheelin’ in the great outdoors. All 4x4’s welcome. If interested call Kevin Sauers at 625-1529 or Tim Lambert at 625-2996.

Fallon Naval Sea Cadets, a non-profit youth program designed to educate youth from ages 11-17 about the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Education includes military bearing, marching, physical training, courtesy, responsibility, and much more. Many opportunities are available for advanced training. Meetings are one weekend a month at the Naval Air Station in Fallon. Volunteers, both ex-military and civilian are needed for instructors and chaperones. For information on joining the Cadets or to volunteer, please call (775) 761-6193.

Free resistance exercise class: Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. a resistance exercise class is held at the Humboldt County Senior Center. Resistance exercise is a program designed for seniors proven to increase balance and strength using weights. There is no beginning or advanced level. All equipment including the weights is provided. Come join our group for a fun and healthy hour of toning and strengthening. Sponsored by the Pleasant Center and RSVP.

Serenity Seekers AA in Español: Serenity Seekers AA meets at 506 W. Fourth St. En Español a las 6 p.m. Puede hablar a 621-8320.

RAA Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous, holds meetings at Noon on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Meetings will be held at the United Methodist Church, 831 W. Winnemucca Blvd, Across from the Winners Inn. For more information call 775-625-7551.

Need a Ride? The Pleasant Senior Center’s transit program is now open to the general public. The cost of a one way ride is $1.50 to the general public, with a subsidized fare of half price (.75 cents) for elderly and disabled. Up to two children (5 and under) ride free with a paying adult. Children 6 and older ride on the fare basis ($1.50) with an accompanying adult. Ticket books are available for purchase at the Pleasant Senior Center, or from the driver. The driver does not carry change, and tickets or rides purchased must be in exact change to the driver. People may call 623-6211 for information and to book a ride. A full Ridership Handbook is available at the Pleasant Senior Center.

Three Legacies AA Group, meets at 3205 Highland Dr. Coffee at 6 p.m.; meeting at 6:30 p.m. Open meeting. For more information call Sarah McGuire 304-2170.

Veterans Guest House available: The Reno Veterans Guest House is located at 880 Locust St. Accommodations and the comforts of home for US Military Service Veterans and their families during times of medical need. For more information visit them online at, or call (775) 324-6958.

Adult Education Center: Earn a GED or an Adult High School Diploma with an individualized study plan through the Humboldt County School District for more information contact coordinator Tom Stultz at (775)623-8277 for an appointment.

Alcoholics Anonymous, meetings are held from noon — 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m., seven days per week at 506 4th St., the Odd Fellows Lodge. For more information, call (775) 355-1151.

Local Special Olympics chapter: A chapter of Special Olympics for children ages 8 — 22 is now available in Winnemucca. The group bowls in the fall school year and then will be doing track in the spring. Your athlete may choose to compete in one or all of the sports available. You do not need to be a student in the Humboldt County School District to participate. For more information please contact Leslie Molina at 623-0935 or

Friends of Nevada Wilderness: is a non-profit organization that has been protecting and preserving wild lands in Nevada for 27 years through stewardship projects. We need volunteers this field season in the Santa Rosa Ranger District! Join our efforts at

ESL classes at GBC: Free adult English as a Second Language classes are currently being offered at the Great Basin College Adult Learning Center, 5490 Kluncy Canyon Road, Winnemucca. Classes cover speaking, writing and speaking for all levels, as well as basic computers for beginners. Students can also learn about the U.S. Government. Classes are Monday – Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. - noon and Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30 – 8:30- p.m. For more information, please call 623-1811 or stop by during open hours.