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, or drop by the office at 640 Melarkey St., Ste. 2 (The 3-R Building across from the Martin Hotel).

April 26

Community Breakfast

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 welco me 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:

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 or call the office at (775) 324-7667 for more information.

Party in the Park

The Winnemucca Domestic Violence Service and Americorps Winnemucca invite the public to a free family-friendly all ages Party in the Park on Saturday from 10 a.m - 1 p.m. at Vesco Park. In celebration of National Crime Victims Rights Week and Global Youth Service Day, there will be a volleyball tournament for adults, bounce house, arts, crafts and games for kids, a 'Solutions to Bullying' poster contest, snacks and beverages for sale and many booths by local businesses and agencies.

April 28

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:

Paradise Valley Community Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Come to beautiful Paradise Valley for breakfast! The Community Hall is the place to find a delicious breakfast - eggs any style, hash browns, bacon, sausage, pancakes, orange juice and coffee, all for just $8 per adult.

May 1

Mary Kaye at Senior Center

The Pleasant Senior Center hosts country singer Mary Kaye for a 12:45 p.m. concert. We will ask for a donation for the artist to help pay for her gas to get here. Come early for lunch! Lunch is served at noon and is $3 donation for those over 60 and $6 for those under 60.

Diabetes and Eye Health

5:30 p.m. - Humboldt General Hospital's Diabetes Support Group will welcome Dr. Cody Bengoa on Wednesday, May 1, to the hospital's Sonoma conference room. Dr. Bengoa will present "Diabetes and Eye Health." Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Come and hear Dr. Bengoa discuss how to prevent vision loss if you or someone you know has diabetes. For more information, please contact Humboldt General Hospital Wellness Coordinator Louis Mendiola at (775) 623-5222, ext. 1740, or via email at

May 7 - 8

'Legacy: A Salute to Seniors'

Come to Lowry High School to enjoy a final night with the Drama and Stagecraft senior class. The fun begins at 7 p.m.

Alzheimer's Support Group meetings

Tuesday 5 p.m. and Wednesday Noon - The Alzheimer's Support Group meets in the Sara Winnemucca Room of Humboldt General Hospital. Refreshments are provided by the hospital. The group is sponsored by the Humboldt Volunteer Hospice and is facilitated by Gini Cunningham. Caregivers of all types and Alzheimer's victims are welcome to join our discussion and benefit from support. Call 304-2899 with any questions.

May 7


Retired Public Employees of Nevada meet at the senior center at 1 p.m. Guests this day will be Swinging Senior Choir, and Winnemucca Food Bank. Please bring a donation of food for the food bank.

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Last Friday, 10:30 a.m. - Representatives from Genesis Home Health 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.

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.

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 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 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, 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.

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 -

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.

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

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.

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.

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.