Humboldt County Community Calendar
Thursday, August 15, 2013 5:00 PM
Through Aug. 20
Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School
The Winnemucca Seventh-Day Adventist Church invites children to Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God. Kids ages 5-12 years will meet 9 a.m. - noon Wednesday, Aug. 7 - Tuesday, Aug. 20. Each day at 11:30 a.m., activities conclude with a Fanfare Finale, when parents and family members are invited to join the kids to celebrate what they've learned. FLAG (Fun Learning About God) summer day camp will follow the VBS each afternoon from noon - 5 p.m. For $5, kids ages 5 - 12 years will will receive lunch, followed by exciting activities such as bowling, swimming or other surprises - along with Bible adventures. The church is located at 5130 Palisade Dr. For more information call 623-2785 or visit winnemuccaadventistfaith.org.
Fiftieth Class Reunion planning meeting
A 50th reunion planning meeting for the Class of 1964 will be held on Friday, Aug. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the library. All classmates are invited to attend.
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.
Life Line Screening
Word of Light Fellowship is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes four vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call (888) 653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.
Free Blood Pressure Clinic
10:30 a.m. - Representatives from EMS Rescue will be a the Winnemucca Senior Center, 1480 Lay St., to perform free blood pressure checks.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.
Rummage Sale to benefit
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. - The Grass Valley Community Center will hold a rummage sale to benefit the GV Volunteer Fire Department. Have something to donate? Drop off days are Aug. 17, 19, 20 and 22 from 2 - 4 p.m. Individual spaces available for private sales at $10 each. OHV VIN inspections provided on -site by the Pershing County Sheriff's Department from noon - 4 p.m. For more information, to schedule a drop-off or to reserve a space to sell your items, call the Grass Valley Advisory Board at 625-1908 or Marge Workman at 623-3078.
Kilpatrick concert at Word of Light
Musician Bob Kilpatrick will perform at Word of Light Fellowship beginning at 10:30 a.m. Don't miss his world-renowned music ministry. The church is located at 4505 E. Center St. For more information call Pastor Nathaniel Rhoads, 623-3322.
Lost and Found OA
An Overeaters meeting is held each Friday at Humboldt General Hospital in Sara Winnemucca Room B from 6 - 7 p.m. For more information call (775) 445-9735.
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
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.
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: email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 dustdevils.wetpaint.com, the USPSA webpage at USPSA.org, or email email@example.com.
Humboldt County Amateur Radio Emergency Services meets the third Saturday of each month. Check their website at hcares.net 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.
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 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 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 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 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, 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 10 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 www.calvarychapel.org.
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 -
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 email@example.com
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 www.veteransguesthouse.org, or call (775) 324-6958.
Serenity Seekers AA
Want to stop drinking? We can help! Serenity Seekers AA Fellowship daily meetings at 530 Melarkey, Ste. 219. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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. 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.