Humboldt County Community Calendar
Monday, April 29, 2013 5:00 PM
Word of Light Fellowship
Each Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - Join your friends at Word of Light Fellowship, 4505 Center St. Wednesday night service for teens and adults. Separate children's programs for boys (Royal Rangers) and girls (Girl's Ministries) for kindergarten through sixth grade. Bring the whole family for this hour of learning and growing in the faith.
Lost and Found AA & NA Meeting
Lost and Found AA & NA Meeting - Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at Humboldt General Hospital (Sara Winnemucca or Sonoma Rooms), from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 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 623-2425.
Lost and Found OA
An Overeaters meeting is held each Wednesday at Humboldt General Hospital. The meeting alternates between the Sara Winnemucca Room and the Sonoma Room, and is held from 6:30 - 8 p.m. For more information call (775) 445-9735.
Boy Scout Troop 223
Each Wednesday, 7 p.m. - Regular meeting of Boy Scout Troop 223 in the Winnemucca Junior High School auditorium at 7 p.m. For more information call (775) 623-4649.
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Each Wednesday, 7 p.m. - Bible Study at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 226 E. Fourth St. For more information call 623-6786.
Lodge No. 19
Winnemucca Lodge No. 19 Free and Accepted Masons meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. The Lodge is dark in July and August. Information can be obtained by calling Skip Hammargren at (775) 304-3599.
First and Third Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. - Nevada Rural Housing Authority Rental Assistance Community Representative is available for applications or to answer questions at 705 East Fourth St. For more information call (775) 887-1795. If you can't attend before 5 p.m., please call (775) 304-1532 to make an appointment.
Diabetes Support Group
First Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Do you live with diabetes? Are you at risk for being diagnosed with diabetes? Are you a caretaker of someone with diabetes, or would you like to learn more about how to prevent this disease? Please join us from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in Humboldt General Hospital's Sonoma Conference Room as we focus on the challenges and successes of living with diabetes. Facilitated by HGH Wellness Coordinator Louis Mendiola and HGH Director of Nutrition and Dietary Services Tiffani Nalivka. All ages are welcome; there is no charge to attend. For more information, please call Humboldt General Hospital at (775) 623-5222, ext. 258.
Patriots of the Humboldt County Shooting Park
First Wednesday, 7 p.m. - Patriots of the Humboldt County Shooting Park will be holding monthly meetings at the Humboldt County Shooting Park Education Building located at 7930 2nd Amendment Road via Winnemucca Mountain Road.
T.O.P.S. Chapter #172
Each Thursday, 9 a.m. - TOPS Chapter 172 meets every Thursday morning from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. at Memorial Pool, 380 W. Haskell. Weigh-in starts at 8:30 a.m. They welcome everyone who has 10 or more pounds to lose. Everyone in TOPS has different hopes and dreams, health conditions and weight-loss goals. TOPS helps you meet your individual goals through group support. So however you measure your success, TOPS is here for you! For more information, call Judy Scott at 625-3961 or Bea Betes at 623-3477.
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. For more information call 623-6388.
Each Thursday, noon - Winnemucca Host Lions Club meets in the Martin Hotel banquet room. Always looking for new members.
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. All needy persons are welcome.
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 40 W. Fourth St., Ste. 104 (upstairs). For more information call 623-4972 or 623-5632 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Each Thursday, 7 p.m. - Desert Twisters square dancers meet at Winnemucca Junior High. For more information call Carol at 625-2929 or 623-3006.
Each Thursday, 7 p.m. - Winnemucca Civic Chorus meets at the French Ford band room.
Calvary Chapel Co-Ed Bible Study
Each Thursday, 7:30 p.m. - Calvary Chapel hosts a Co-Ed Bible Study. Child-care will be rotated. For further information contact Pastor Kevin Rushing either at (775) 304-1442, or email: email@example.com.
First Thursday, 7 p.m. - Northern Nevada Racing Association general meeting at Spare Time Bowl. Visitors and new members welcome.
First and Third Thursdays, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Toastmasters unravels the tongue-tied! Come to the Senior Center the first and third Thursday for the general meeting. For more information visit toastmasters.org or call 304-0741.
Winnemucca Food Bank Thrift Store
Location: 150 S. Bridge St. Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Benefits: the needy of our community. For more information or to arrange a pickup, call 625-2223.
Frugal Flamingo Thrift Shop
Location: 740 E. 4th St. (Former Miller Antiques Building) Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Benefits: Humboldt Volunteer Hospice.
Poke 'n' Peek Thrift Shop
Location: Sage Heights. Hours: Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon - 4 p.m. Benefits: Humboldt General Hospital Auxiliary.
Sonoma Industries Thrift Shop
Location: 3280 Bengochea Circle in the Sage Heights area, just below the animal shelter. Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Benefits: Certified vocational training facility for developmentally challenged adults.
1st Way Pregnancy Center
1st Way Pregnancy Center is located in the 3R Building at 630 Melarkey St. Free pregnancy tests, prenatal vitamins, confidential counseling and community referrals. Staffed by dedicated volunteers. Supported by the local community. Pregnancy tests by appointment. Visit the Baby Boutique where all items are free of charge. Volunteers are always appreciated. Phone 625-BABY. The national crisis number is (800) 648-5683.
Serenity Seekers AA
Want to stop drinking? We can help! Serenity Seekers AA Fellowship daily meetings at 40 W. 4th St Suite 104, upstairs, second floor. Call for meeting times, (775) 621-8622.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness
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 www.nevadawilderness.org.
Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday - Aquacize classes are held from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Memorial Pool. Participants do not need to know how to swim to attend. The first class is free, so come try it at our expense. For information call the Recreation Department at 623-6325.
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. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday and again from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. For more information, please call 623-1811 or stop by during open hours.
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 www.sierrasagena.org. If you work with our program you will never have to use again.
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.
Volunteer for RSVP
RSVP - Serving Humboldt County Seniors with free help so they can remain independent and secure in their homes. The free help includes transportation, shopping for and running errands, phone tree, home companion visits, respite, exercise programs and more. Call Brian Nelson at 304-0757 to sign up for help/or for information to become a volunteer with reimbursed mileage. Ask about our paid respite volunteer program.
When caregivers need a "personal time" break from their loved ones, a Respite Care Worker can fill in for them. Caregiving can be exhausting, not allowing the caregiver to go to the doctor, visit a friend, doing some personal shopping or even go in the other room to kick back. Respite care can help. The service is free and our workers have security clearance and have been trained. RSVP workers can provide transportation and in-home companionship. They do not provide other homekeeping or health services. If you'd like to make use of our service, or learn more about it, call our RSVP Field Representative Brian Nelson at 304-0757. Respite is a service of Retired Senior Volunteer Program - RSVP.
Adult Education Center at JOIN
Earn a GED or an Adult High School Diploma with an individualized study plan through JOIN, 705 E. Fourth St. Hours of operation: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Phone 623-6218 for an appointment.
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.
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.