Through Aug. 16

FCAA Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service program is held at Vesco City Park at 11 a.m. The Frontier Community Action Agency will be serving lunches to kids up to age 18 every Monday - Friday through Aug. 16. Bring the kids down to have a day in the park and a nutritious lunch! For more information contact the FCAA at 623-9003.

July 19

Crafts for kids

From 10 am. - 1 p.m. - At the Humboldt County Library come and make mosaics in a terracotta dish.  $2.00 per craft, call 623-6388 for more information. 

July 22

Missoula Children's Theater

The Missoula Children's Theater brings their weeklong drama camp to Winnemucca July 22 - 29. "Alice in Wonderland" rehearsals start July 22 at 10 a.m. at Winnemucca Grammar School. Practice for camp participants continues all week - and they show off their hard work in two performances on Saturday, July 27. To receive more information call Missoula Children's Theatre Local Summer Camp at 625-8356 or Jean at 304-5955 or

July 22- Aug. 9

Zion Zone summer program

Zion Zone FREE Summer Program is open Monday- Friday 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. Zion Zone provides a staffed, structured environment for discovery, teaching, and encouragement of positive social behaviors for all youth ages 9-16 years of age. Join us for fun throughout the summer, youth devotion, arts and crafts, movies, bowling, swimming, library, camping, and much more plus making new friends. All registration takes place at Zion Zone located at 3205 N. Highland Drive or call 623-3393 or 623-3796 for more information.

July 23

Composting Workshop

6 - 7 p.m. - The public is invited to a FREE Composting Workshop led by Master Gardener Teresa Schroeder at the Winnemucca Community Garden, 151 McArthur Ave. There will be a plethora of information on how to make compost and the importance of composting for our gardens and the environment. Spread the word, everyone is invited.

July 24

Gardening lesson for kids

1-2 p.m. - Garden lesson at the Humboldt County Library come and learn about gardening from the people at the Community Garden. Call 623-6388 for more information. 

July 25

Beverage Server Training

A free Responsible Beverage Server Training class will be held at the FCC office at 737 E. Fairgrounds Road,  at 10 a.m. The training is free for sellers and/or servers of alcoholic beverages and is funded in part by the state Substance Abuse and Prevention Treatment Agency (SAPTA) and Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL). Please contact Sunny at 623-6382 (leave a message) or email: to register for the class.

July 24 - 25

Make a lap quilt

Make a Lap Quilt at the Humboldt County Library starting at 9 a.m.  $15 per person, for ages 11-18.  Fabric and pattern will be supplied.  Limited space, so call 623-6388 to reserve a spot or ask additional questions.  

July 26

Crafts for kids

From 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  at the Humboldt County Library come and make a hairy print that will grow into whatever shape you plant it it.  $2 per craft, call 623-6388 for more information. 

WDVS Advocate Training

9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Advocate Training- WDVS is looking for on-call advocates to add to our team. WDVS operates a 24/7 advocate line. Volunteers help to answer and direct calls from the comfort of their home. All time spent with clients is paid. To become an advocate you must complete WDVS approved training. The next scheduled advocate training is Friday, July 26 from 9-5pm. Please contact the WDVS office for more information 625-1313.

July 26-28 and Aug. 23-25

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Fence Removal: Mullinix Creek Santa Rosa Range-north of Winnemucca

Help remove old fence from the Mullinix Creek area of the Santa Rosa Range. Contact Renee at or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.

July 27

Free Sports Physicals

1 p.m. to 6 p.m. - HGH will offer free sports physicals to all Lowry High School, McDermitt High School, Winnemucca Junior High School and Humboldt County youth sports organization athletes who will participate in school-sanctioned or community sports and/or other activities/organizations such as scouting. Youth may stop by anytime between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on the main floor of Humboldt General Hospital's new medical office building. Students will be served on a first-come, first-served basis; no appointments will be scheduled. Last check-in time is 5 p.m. Free physicals will only be offered during the physical exam clinic and will not be available free of charge from HGH providers following the event. Students should bring their sports physical form with them. For more information, please call HGH Community Education and Development Director Nicole Maher at (775) 761-2624.

July 31

Movie afternoon at the library

2 - 4 p.m. at the Humboldt County Library come and watch 'Gnomeo & Juliet'.  Free admission with popcorn and soda available for $1.  Refills $0.50.  Running time 84 minutes.  Call 623-6388 for more information. 

Summer reading logs due

Last day to turn in reading logs for the Summer Reading Program at the Humboldt County Library.  Logs will not be accepted past 9 p.m. Wednesday July 31.

Aug. 3

Parking lot sale

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Winnemucca's United Methodist Women Present the Umpteenth Annual Parking Lot Sale at the church, 138 W. Winnemucca Blvd. Neighbors, Crafters and Treasurers are all welcome; pre-registration is required to reserve a booth. A 10 x 10 booth space is available - private or profit booths cost $25; no charge for non-profits. Please contact Kelli Sims 775-622-5538 or to reserve a booth or with any questions! 

Aug. 5 - 9

Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School

Grass Valley Baptist Church invites kids to tap into God's promise to give you courage to face your fears. Vacation Bible School is held Aug. 5-9 at GVBC, 4150 W. Thomas Canyon Rd. For more information call 623-5714 or e-mail:

Aug. 28

Child Find

Humboldt County School District will be conducting a Child Find screening on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Children ages 3 - 5 who are not yet in Kindergarten are eligible to attend. If you suspect your child of having delays in speech, language, cognitive or social skills you are encouraged to call the Special Programs Department at 623-8128 to make an appointment.

Sept. 14

Color the Mucc race

The Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce and Humboldt General Hospital team up to present the first-ever Color the Mucc race! Team or individual registration is open now! Cost is $20 per person; $15 for teams of five or more. For more information call the Chamber at 623-2225 or stop by the Chamber office at 30 W. Winnemucca Blvd.

Walk in Memory, Walk in Hope

8 a.m. - The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention invites you to join us in our Suicide Prevention Community Walk here in Winnemucca to begin and end at the Winnemucca Community Garden. For more information call Alaine Kliewer-Nye at 623-9003.

Just Desserts Fundraiser

4 - 9 p.m. - Just Desserts Fundraiser for the Bookmobile. Held at the West Hall of the Winnemucca Convention Center. Tickets on sale Aug. 1 at the Humboldt Sun, Humboldt County Library and Chamber of Commerce office. For more information contact The Humboldt Sun, 623-5011.

Sept. 27-29

National Public Lands Day Friends of Nevada Wilderness Fence Removal: Santa Rosa Range

Bring the family out for this National Public Lands Day event! We will continue our work to remove old fence from the Santa Rosa Ranger District. Contact Renee at or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.

Oct. 4-6

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Summit Trail, Trail Maintenance: Santa Rosa Range

Enjoy the beauty of the Santa Rosa-Paradise Peak Wilderness area and help with trail maintenance. This area has gorgeous fall colors so don't forget to pack your camera! Contact Renee at or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.

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.

The Lord's Army Youth Ministry

Each Saturday, 6 p.m. - Christlife Family Ministries offers The Lord's Army Youth Ministries from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the church, located at 16 E. Second St. For more information, call Pastor Allen, 304-6407 or 625-1805.

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.

Rockhound group

First Saturday, 9 a.m. - The Winnemucca Rockhound group meets at the Humboldt County Library. Come for a lively discussion about rockhounding in our area. For more information call 623-6841.

American Legion

Auxiliary, Unit 5

First Saturday, 10 a.m. - The American Legion Auxiliary meets on the first Saturday of each month (except July, August and January), at the Veteran's Hall on Bengochea Circle. The dues are $20 a year. For further information you can call Anita Paquette (Unit 5 president) at 623-2472.

Women at the Well

Second Saturday, 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 the second Saturday of each month at First Baptist Church on 5th Street. Please join us!

Vietnam Veterans

Second Saturday, noon - VAA, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 744 meets at the Veterans Hall, 3300 Bengochea Circle. Please contact Tom Lyon at 623-1324 or Bob Jensen at (775) 530-4230 for more information.

The Hunt: Men's Ministry

Second and Fourth Saturdays, 9 a.m. - Christlife Family Ministries offers Men's Ministry: The Hunt, at the church, located at 16 E. Second St. For more information, call Pastor Allen, 304-6407 or 625-1805.

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 Brenda Olson at 625-2025 or e-mail:, or, or call Leanne Autrey at 623-6388.

Red Hat Society

Third Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - The Red Hat Society meets the third Saturday of each month at Las Margaritas Restaurant. Come join us!

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.

Winnemucca United Methodist Church

Children's Fellowship is held the third Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Children's church, crafts, fellowship and lunch. For more information call 623-2814; office hours are Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

- Sundays -

Worship at Grace Baptist Church

Each Sunday - Grace Baptist Church holds 10:30 a.m. Bible training and 11 a.m. Morning Worship. 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. Held in the Veteran's Hall on Bengochea Circle in Sage Heights between Poke N' Peek and Sonoma Industries thrift stores.  Pastor Dave Schaaf 625-1117.

Worship at Winnemucca United Methodist Church

Each Sunday - The United Methodist Church, 138 W. Winnemucca Blvd., invites everyone to adult and youth Sunday School each Sunday at 9 a.m.; pre-k through 6th grade Sunday School, the second and fourth Sunday at 11:30 a.m.; worship services at 10 a.m. For more information call 623-2814; office hours are Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Worship at Word of Light Fellowship Assembly of God

Each Sunday, Sunday school 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.; Sunday morning worship 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 4505 E. 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.

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

Each Sunday 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, 9:30 a.m. - Christlife Family Ministries, formerly located at 16 E. Second St., will be temporarily relocated to the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 5130 E. Palisade Dr. Service schedule: Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; youth services Sunday 9:30 a.m.; Worship and Word at 10:30 a.m. Christlife Family Ministries is a non-denominational Spirit-filled, loving body of believers desiring to be a reflection of the Christ who saves us and redeems us by His grace. For more information, call Pastor Allen at 421-1699; Pastor Lee at 304-3430 or Pastor Daryl at (559) 269-5464.

Grass Valley Baptist Church

Every Sunday - Grass Valley Baptist Church holds Sunday School beginning at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday morning worship at 11:15 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

newLIFE Christian Center Sunday Celebration

Each Sunday, 9 a.m. - The newLIFE Christian Center holds a Sunday celebration at 1350 Melarkey St. including Children's Ministry. For more information contact Eric Chapman at 625-4300.

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 Don at (775) 304-8313 or 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. All needy persons are welcome.

Calvary Chapel

Located at 215 Aiken St., Calvary Chapel offers Sunday services at 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 fo more information, or visit

Rainbow Girls

First & third Sundays, 2 p.m. - Winnemucca Assembly #10, Int. Order of Rainbow for Girls meets at the Masonic Temple, 5th & Baud streets. For info, call Samantha Draper at 421-7908 or America Gillespie at 623-1129.

Ministerial Association meeting

Second Sunday, 6 p.m. - The Winnemucca Ministerial Association meets at the Methodist Church, 138 W. Winnemucca Blvd. in the meeting room. Public and soup kitchen volunteers are welcome. For more information call 623-4447.

- Thrift Stores-

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.

- Ongoing -

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.

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.

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.

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.

Youth Gardening Club

There is a free youth Garden Club for children ages 5 through 12 that meets at the Winnemucca Community Garden Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m.- noon.  For more information contact the garden office at 623-2333 or, or drop by the office at 640 Melarkey St., Ste. 2 (The 3-R Building across from the Martin Hotel).

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.

Respite Care

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.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held from noon - 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., seven days per week at 267 Pacific Ave. 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

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

Aquacize Classes

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.

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.

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Range Allotment Monitoring: Northern Nevada

Spend time this summer hiking in the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountain Range. This gorgeous range, located 30 miles north of Winnemucca holds rugged granitic rock formations, abundant spring wildflowers, and wide, sweeping basins above pockets of aspen. Range monitors hike into and around the wilderness area and monitor the condition of range developments such as, water troughs, fence and any other man made developments. Contact Renee at or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.

Fallon Naval Sea Cadets

Fallon Naval Sea Cadets is 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.

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. Information on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and smoking cessation programs. If you think you are pregnant, please do not use any alcohol or tobacco products. 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.