Humboldt County Community Calendar published Dec. 3, 2013
Monday, December 02, 2013 4:00 PM
Through Dec. 9
The Abundant Tree Gift Program
Humboldt Printers has joined with Humboldt General Hospital once again to sponsor the Abundant Tree Gift Giving Program for the foster children of Humboldt County. This year's tree is located at Humboldt Printers. It contains a variety of "ornament" tags with information specific to each foster child. Gift givers are asked to leave their name and contact information when picking up tags. Gifts should be dropped off at Humboldt Printers, located at 405 W. Fourth Street, no later than 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Gifts should NOT be wrapped, but should have the tags attached. For more information on the Abundant Tree Gift Giving Program, please call Charmae Keener, Humboldt Printers, at 623-3931.
Through Dec. 18
Art display at the Humboldt County Library
Teddy Swecker, Sara Thielan-Fry, and Kitty Norcutt will be displaying their artwork at the Humboldt County Library through Dec. 18. An art reception to be announced.
Lowry High School Drama & Stagecraft proudly present The Seussodyssey. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 2-4, in the LHS auditorium. Doors open for seating at 6:30 p.m. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for students PLUS a can of food that will be used to help fill holiday food baskets. Join us for this fun play that the entire family will enjoy.
Drug Free Graduation parent meeting
5:30 p.m. - The next Drug Free Graduation parent meeting will be held in the library of Lowry High School.
Retired Public Employees of Nevada meet at Larios Arms, 242 W. Minor St., Winnemucca at 1 p.m. Guest speaker is Karen Rogers who will give an update on Facebook. Please bring food for the food bank.
College and Scholarships: What You Need to Know
7 p.m. - Lowry High School's Parent-Teacher-Student Organization invites all area residents to a special presentation. "College and Scholarships: What You Need to Know" will take place from 7-8 p.m. in the library at Lowry High School. The presentation will follow the "Drug-Free Graduation Party" meeting for all senior parents, which will be held in the library from 6-7 p.m., also on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Tuesday's meeting will provide parents with important information about the college application process as well as scholarship applications, at both the college and local levels. All parents and community members are invited to attend; participants do not need to have a child in high school to participate. For more information, please contact Lowry High School PTSO President Nicole Maher at (775) 761-2624.
Dec. 6 - 7
5th Annual Choir Fest
The Winnemucca Civic Chorus will be hosting their 5th annual ChoirFest on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Winnemucca First Baptist Church on Fifth and Garrison Streets. They invite groups of all sizes to join in. The registration deadline is Dec. 3 Contact Leann Barta at 623-0767 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register. If you are not a performer and just wish to enjoy an evening of music and caroling please come, the cost is a suggested donation at the door.
Dec. 7 - 8
Winnemucca Crafters Show
The 38th Annual Winnemucca Crafters show is set for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7 and 8 at the Winnemucca Convention Center West Hall. Hours are 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day. Great handcrafts by local artists! No admission fee.
Parade of Lights
5:30 p.m. - It's "Snowmen on Parade" as the annual Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights travels down Bridge Street in Winnemucca! Want to get involved? There's no fee - and prizes for winners! Call the Chamber at 623-2225 or visit them online at winnemuccachamber.blogspot.com
'Lasting Light of Love' Memorial Christmas Tree Lighting Service
Humboldt Volunteer Hospice will sponsor the third annual "Lasting Lights of Love" Memorial Christmas Tree Lighting Service on the convention center lawn at the corner of Winnemucca Boulevard and Melarkey Street. The ceremony will take place directly following the 2013 "Parade of Lights." For a suggested $20 per light donation, a light will be displayed in honor of each loved one. The names of all loved ones will be read; the tree lighting will follow. After, community residents are invited to enjoy caroling on the convention lawn. To reserve a light, please mail donations, memorial name and donor information to: Humboldt Volunteer Hospice, P.O. Box 843, Winnemucca, Nevada 89446. Forms can also be picked up at the Frugal Flamingo Thrift Store, located at 720 E. Fourth Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, please call 623-6218.
Mary Kaye in concert
7 p.m. - Country singer Mary Kaye Knaphus returns to the Winnemucca Senior Center for a benefit concert for the Kitchen Expansion Project, slated to break ground in Spring of 2014. Mary Kaye's concert kicks off right after the Parade of Lights, so folks can enjoy the parade, then come up to the center for hot chocolate and cookies, and a great concert! Tickets are $15. There will also be Christmas cookies, hot beverages and treats like homemade Christmas goodies to take home or give as gifts. Mary Kaye has a new Christmas CD out, which will also be on sale at the concert.
Dec. 5 - 7
"A Christmas Carol"
The White Sage Theatre performances of "A Christmas Carol" will be held at the LDS Church on McArthur Ave., on Dec. 5 - 7. Curtain up at 7 p.m. each night. Come enjoy a Christmas classic and enjoy local actors and actresses giving it their all!