Humboldt County Community Calendar
Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:00 PM
Gardening Plots Available
Gardening plots are still available at the Winnemucca Community Garden for the 2013 growing season. 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).
April 19 - 21
'The Pink Panther Strikes Again'
The White Sage Theater will perform the comedy 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again' on April 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m.; and April 21 at 2:30 p.m. All performances are at The Martin Hotel. Written by WilliamGleason and based on the film by Blake Edwards and Frank Waldman, this promises to be a side-splitting night of family-friendly entertainment! Tickets are $10 and are available in advance from The Martin Hotel.
Red Hat Society Food Drive
10:30 a.m. - Noon - The Winnemucca High Desert Divas chapter of the Red Hat Society will be holding their annual food drive at the Winnemucca McDonald's on Saturday April 20 from 10:30 a.m. - Noon. All food collected will be donated to the Winnemucca Food Bank. All donations should be canned or packaged goods. Stop by and say hello and donate a food item to support your community.
Community Garden cleanup day
1 - 4 p.m. - Volunteers needed for a Community Garden Clean-Up day! It's time to clean-up the Garden and prepare it for spring planting and upcoming events. Bring gloves and a water bottle. Please RSVP with the Garden Office at 623-2333 or email Winngarden@yahoo.com. Find us at www.Winnemucca-Community-Garden.org, on Facebook and Yahoo Groups.
April 20 and April 27
Friends of Nevada Wilderness Seedling Planting: Santa Rosa Range north of Winnemucca
Help rehabilitate areas that have been affected by recent wildfires. On 3 different weekends, we will be planting bitterbrush and sagebrush seedlings to help restore critical habitat for pronghorn, mule deer and other wildlife. Join us on 1 or all 4 of these volunteer trips! Contact Renee at email@example.com or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.
Doug Ouellette presentation: "Nevada's Trophy Trout"
7 p.m. - The Humboldt County Library hosts master fly-fishing guide and instructor Doug Ouellette for a slideshow and presentation on "Nevada's Trophy Trout." Don't miss this wonderful event! Doug fishes extensively throughout Nevada and will be sharing some of his outstanding experiences with us. This is free and open to the public.
Comic Book Club
Comic Book Club at the Humboldt County Library from 3:30-4:30. Last meeting of the School Year, come and celebrate books and reading. Call Jessica Anderson at 623-6388 for more information.
Craft Club at the Library
Craft Club at the Humboldt County Library starting at 3:30 for grades 5th and up. Come and make a plastic canvas sewing craft for our last meeting of the School Year. Call Jessica Anderson at 623-6388 for more information.
Beverage Server Training
10 a.m. - noon - A free Responsible Beverage Server Training class will be held at the FCC office at 737 E. Fairgrounds Road. 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 (please leave a message) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the class.
8 a.m. - Community Breakfast at Sid's Restaurant. This month the FCAA will be presenting all the programs and activities taking place this year. Please feel free to invite anyone you think might like to attend. It's your community and everyone is welcome so come one, come all! Each person is responsible for buying his/her own breakfast. If you know of someone that would like to be a guest speaker in the future, please contact Alaine Kliewer-Nye, 623-9003 or e-mail: email@example.com
Free Vision Screening
9 a.m. - noon - The Rotary Club of Winnemucca and Dr. Cody Bengoa, FCOVD will be holding a free vision screening for Humboldt County school-aged children at the Sonoma Heights Elementary School gym. To schedule a time for your student, please call the school's office at 623-8165 prior to April 25.
Free vision screening
9 a.m. - noon - The Rotary Club of Winnemucca & Dr. Cody Bengoa, FCOVD will be holding a free vision screening for Humboldt County school-aged children at the Sonoma Heights Elementary School gym. To schedule a time for your student, please call the school's office at 623-8165 prior to April 25.
Winnemucca Farmers Market Committee meeting
2 p.m. - Do you have a big garden? Would you like to sell some fruit or produce this year? The Winnemucca Farmers Market committee is making plans now for a summer series of farmers markets. Join the group and learn more! The next meeting is Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. in the Sara Winnemucca Room of HGH. For more information call the Community Garden at 623-2333 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
First and Third Friday, 6 p.m. - Christlife Family Ministries invites you to a women's ministry at the church, located at 16 E. Second St. For more information, call Pastor Allen, 304-6407 or 625-1805.
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.
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 at Las Margaritas at 1 p.m. For FCC Amateur exam details check their Website at hcares.net.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
newLIFE Christian Center Sunday Celebration
Each Sunday, 10 a.m. - noon - The newLIFE Christian Center holds a Sunday celebration at 1350 Melarkey St. Children's Ministry at 10 a.m. For more information contact Eric Chapman at 625-4300.
Church of Christ
Matthew 16:18. 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 -
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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 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.
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.