Humboldt County Community Calendar
Thursday, June 12, 2014 5:00 PM
Holding a Vacation Bible School?
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Art display at the library
Teddy Swecker and her Art Class will be displaying their artwork in the Meeting Room of the Humboldt County Library throughout the month of June.
Summer Reading Program kickoff
Join us in signing-up for the Summer Reading Program with Pancakes and Games from 10 a.m. - noon. It is $3 to sign-up which includes breakfast, for non-participating family members, breakfast is $1. Humboldt County Library 85 East 5th Street, Winnemucca. Please call 623-6388 for more information.
Garage sale to benefit
Relay for Life
7 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Relay for Life Multi-Family Garage Sale at 3135 S. Highland Dr. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Bingo in Grass Valley
7 p.m. - Grass Valley Advisory Board is hosting Red, White and Blue Bingo. The games begin at 7 p.m. at the Grass Valley Community Center, 13295 Grass Valley Rd. There will be 10 games for $10. The final game will be blackout and the winner will receive half the proceeds. Great prizes for the other games. We are hoping the residents of Grass Valley will come out and have a great evening of fun! Refreshments available. For more information call Annette Stripe, 623-5883.
June 16 - 21
Missoula Children's Theater:
"The Wizard of Oz"
Missoula Children's Theater brings The Wizard of Oz to town, and needs kids to play the roles! Children going into first grade through high school graduation are encouraged to try out for one of the many roles. Come to Winnemucca Grammar School on Monday, June 16 at 10 a.m. for auditions. Rehearsals are all that week during the day (children must be able to attend all the rehearsals). Two performances set for Saturday, June 21 for parents, friends and the general public. For more information call Jean Kinney at 625-8356.
Movie at the Library
Come watch 'Meet The Robinsons' at 2 p.m. in the Meeting Room of the Humboldt County Library. Admission is free, with popcorn & soda available for $1. Run time is 95 minutes. Humboldt County Library 85 East 5th Street. Please call 623-6388 for more information.
5 - 8 p.m. - Bring the kids and come to the library to visit with Teddy Swecker and her art class. Her students' work is on display through June.
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.
Free Blood Pressure Clinic
Every other Friday, 10:30 a.m. - Representatives from EMS Rescue will be a the Winnemucca Senior Center, 1480 Lay St., to perform free blood pressure checks.
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.
Super Saturday Stories
10 a.m. - Come to the Humboldt County Library children's department for Super Saturday Stories for all ages. For more information call 623-6388.
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.
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!
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.
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 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 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
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 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: Youth services Sunday 9:30 a.m.; Worship and Word at 10 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 and worship beginning at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday School at that time for nursery through 6th grade. 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@example.com.
Each Sunday, 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.
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 8 a.m. and 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 -
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. There is literature outside the Room 219 door as well.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
RAA Fellowshiop of Alcoholics Anonymous holds "Big Book Sunday" meetings at 2 p.m. each Sunday. Each Monday at 6:30 p.m. is the "12 Traditions" meeting. Both meetings held at 267 Pacific, off Hwy 95. For more information call 623-9371.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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
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.