Saturday, Aug. 5

Frontier Days Parade: The Frontier Days Parade route has changed! The parade will start at the Community Center, staying on 6th street to Cornell, down Cornell to 14th street, to Elmhurst Ave, ending behind Courthouse Park. Please let your friends and family know of the change. The parade starts at 10 a.m. A Costume Contest follows.

Saturday, Aug. 5

4-H BBQ: The Pershing County 4-H is sponsoring their annual BBQ during the Frontier Days Celebration in Courthouse Park. Presale tickets are available for a discounted price, otherwise Tickets can be purchased the day of the BBQ. Tickets are available from any 4-H member or at the 4-H/Cooperative Extension Office, 810 6th Street. For more information please call 775-273-2923.

Saturday, Aug. 5

Frontier Days Blood Drive: Donate in the Bloodmobile in front of the library from 10:15 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call (800) 696-4484 to book a donation time, or visit and enter code HeartHealth.

Tuesday - Friday, Aug. 1 – Aug. 11

Free Summer Lunches: Sponsored by the Frontier Community Action Agency. Lunches will be served at the Vesco City Park in Winnemucca, Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. This program is open to all children, 18 and younger, NO ENROLLMENT, NO COST!

Saturday, Aug. 12

Backpack Giveaway: New Life Fellowship is hosting their Backpack Program beginning 11 a.m. at Courthouse Park. There will be backpack supplies, lunch, and extra goodies.

Saturday, Aug. 12

Clean Up Day: Twist and Turn Rodeo Production Company (TNT), a non profit organization plans a Clean Up Day at the Lovelock Fairgrounds. The Clean Up Day will begin at 8 a.m. Volunteers are needed, as well as supplies including paint brushes, power washers, hammers, screws, saws and boards. Please call 775-427-9730 or 775-427-0228 for more information.

Monday, Aug. 21

Eclipse Party: The Pershing County Library is hosting an Eclipse Party beginning at 9 a.m. The library will provide special viewing glasses for people to watch the eclipse. The library will be serving space-themed refreshments. The library also holds a craft class craft every Friday where kids will make space themed art projects for display in the library. No admission charged!

— Thursdays —

Al-Anon Meetings: meetings are every Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the depot, 1005 West Broadway in Lovelock. All are welcome.

Pershing General Hospital: Fourth Thursday, 5:30 p.m. — Pershing General Hospital Board of Directors meets in the conference room of PGH. Call 273-2621.

Lovelock Community Food Bank, is serving at the corner of 8th and Franklin starting at 3:30 p.m. and will close at the discretion of the Food Bank. Everyone can receive free bread and dairy products, but a voucher will be needed in order to receive food. This can be obtained at the county clerk’s office. For donation drop-off, contact Penny at 273-2541. Google Lovelock food bank for more information.

Lovelock Speedway meeting: November — March, general meetings are held every other Wednesday at 6 p.m. April — October general meetings held the Wednesday prior to each scheduled race. Lovelock Speedway is seeking volunteers for various positions. If you are interested in helping out during the 2012 season, or want more information, please contact Ed Macedo at (775) 273-0812 or go to

Pershing County Recreation Board: First Thursday, 6 p.m. — The Pershing County Recreation Board meets at Lovelock City Hall.

Marzen House Museum: Second Thursday, 5 p.m. — The Museum Board meets at the Marzen House Museum. Call 273-4949.

Domestic Violence Intervention: Second Thursday, 5:30 p.m. — Domestic Violence Intervention board meets at the office in the Crow’s Nest Plaza, 1475 Cornell Ave., Ste. 150. Call at 273-7373.

Chukar Unlimited: Second Thursday, 6:30 p.m. — The Pershing County Chukar Unlimited group meets at the Eagles Hall. For more information call 273-2118.

Senior Center: Third Thursday, lunchtime — The Senior Center celebrates senior birthdays. Call 273-2291 for more information.

American Legion and American Legion Riders: Third Thursday, 7 p.m. — Attention all veterans. The American Legion Post #6 Lovelock meets at the Eagle Hall, 590 Cornell Ave. We welcome new members. Should you have any questions you may contact Al Nullman at 273-0419.

— Fridays —

Free Sewing Classes for Kids: Each Friday — Classes will be held at the Community Center across from the hospital. Fridays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free sewing and craft classes for kids ages 7 and up. Sewing machines and materials are free as are the classes. For more information call the Community Center at 273-7144.

— Saturdays —

NA Saturday Night Live: Narcotics Anonymous “Saturday Night Live” group meets at the Pershing County Community Center each Saturday from 7 p.m. — 8 p.m. For more information call (775) 427-3727.

Cowboy Church: Third Saturday, 7 p.m. — Cowboy Church is held on the third Saturday of the month at 1035 Cornell Ave. at 7 p.m. (where Creekside Variety Store was) Live music. Harmony Ranch Ministry, Pastor Diana Gonzalez. Call for more information (775) 867-3100. Everyone is welcome!

— Sundays —

New Life Fellowship Assembly of God: The church is located at 12th and Elmhurst Street. Sunday morning services start at 10:30 a.m. We do have children’s church during the service. Awana will be starting up Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Youth Group is Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Any questions please contact the church at (775) 273-2453.

First Baptist Church: The church is located at 900 Western Ave., Lovelock. Are you tired? Are you overburdened by life’s struggles? Jesus says come to me and I will give you rest. Join use in our quest to do just that in reaching all his children in the Lovelock area. Sunday school begins at 10:00 am, the church service begins at 11:00 am, Lunch after every Sunday Service! Sunday night prayer meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Free rides available, call 775-442-1054. Food Pantry has been started for the needy!

Bethel Baptist: Antique Church every Sunday morning. Old fashioned hymns, old fashioned preaching! The old stuff that is very valuable. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Wednesday night Bible study at 5:30 p.m. We are now located on the corner of 9th Street and Grinnel Ave (885 Grinnel Ave, Suite A). Call for more information: 273-7889.

Grace-St. Francis Community Church: Come and join our church family. Grace St. Francis Community Church, is a United Methodist and Episcopal Fellowship, meets weekly at 805 Cornell Avenue at 8th Street. We invite you to join us for our Sunday service at 10 am. When children are in attendance, we offer Sunday School at 10:15 am. We have Bible study at 9 am. Every 3rd Sunday we have a potluck lunch following the worship service. Our pastors; Fr. Mike Northrup is here on the 2nd and 4th Sundays and Tony Albiston will be with us on the 1st and 3rd Sundays. They will alternately fill any 5th Sunday in the month.

NA Serenity Sunday: Narcotics Anonymous “Serenity Sunday” group meets at the Pershing County Community Center each Sunday at 1 p.m. For more information call (775) 427-3727.

— Mondays —

Lovelock Lions Club: Every Monday, Noon — The Lovelock Lions Club meets at C-Punch Inn. On the last Monday of the month the Lions Club meets at Temptations.

Lovelock Community Food Bank, is serving at the corner of 8th and Franklin starting at 3:30 p.m. and will close at the discretion of the Food Bank. Everyone can receive free bread and dairy products, but a voucher will be needed in order to receive food. This can be obtained at the county clerk’s office. For donation drop-off, contact Penny at 273-2541. Google Lovelock food bank for more information.

Lovelock Meadows Water District: Second Monday, 7 p.m. — The Lovelock Meadows Water District meets at Lovelock City Hall. Call 273-2387.

Imlay Town Board: Second Monday, 7 p.m. — The Imlay town board meets the second Monday of every month at the Imlay Community/Senior Center. Call 775-224-8912 for more information.

Pershing County School Board: Third Monday 5:15 p.m. — The Pershing County School Board meets at the district office. Call 273-7819.

FCC Meeting: Third Monday, 10 a.m. — The Frontier Community Coalition meets at the Community Center, 820 6th St. All county residents are encouraged to attend. For more information call (775) 273-2400.

Library Board of Trustees: Fourth Monday, 5 p.m. — The Library Board meets at the Library, 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.

Grass Valley Advisory Board: Last Monday, 7 p.m. — The Grass Valley Advisory Board meets the last Monday of every month at the Grass Valley Community Center, 13295 Grass Valley Road.

— Tuesdays —

Book Club: Feb. 28th book club will read “The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” and come enjoy the discussion. For March 28th read “The Hillbilly Effigy.” Discussion will begin at 5:30 pm at Temptations.

Lovelock City Council: First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — the city council meets at Lovelock City Hall. Contact Lisa Booth at 273-2356.

Pershing County CattleWomen: Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. — The Pershing County Cattle Women meet at the Pershing County Community Center. Call Amanda Burrows at 273-1419.

Imlay Volunteer Fire Department: Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. — The Imlay Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Imlay Community Center. Contact Jerry Monroe at 217-8111, or Steve Montes at 442-0080.

Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department: Second Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. — The Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Lovelock Firehouse. Call 273-2423.

TV Advisory Board: Second Tuesday, 5 p.m. — The TV Advisory Board meets in the commission chambers. Contact Larry Rackley at 442-1126.

Lovelock Street Fever Car Club: The Street Fever Car Club meets every other Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Temptations.

— Wednesdays —

First Baptist Church: Wednesday night adult bible study begins at 6:00 pm. Free rides available just call 775-442-1054.

AA Meeting: The Three Legacies Group meets at 3205 N. Highland Ave. Coffee is at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. The AA group is open to all.

Pershing County Chamber of Commerce: Fourth Wednesday, 5 p.m. — The Pershing County Chamber of Commerce meets at the Chamber office in Lovelock’s Historic Train Depot 1005 W. Broadway Ave. Contact Beth at 273-7213 for more information.

Airport Board: First Wednesday, 7 p.m. — The Airport Board meets in the commission chambers.

Planning Commission: First Wednesday, 7 p.m. — The Pershing County Regional Planning Commission meets at Lovelock City Hall, 400 14th St. Contact Planning and Building at 273-2700.

Pershing County Commissioners: First and third Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. — The Pershing County Commissioners meet in the commission chambers. Contact Karen Wesner at 273-2342.

Pershing County FSA COC: Second Wednesday, 1 p.m. — The Farm Service Agency’s County Office Committee holds their regular session meeting at the USDA Service Center located at 110 American Blvd. Call 273-2922, ext. 2, for more information.

Lovelock Eagles: Second and fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — The Fraternal Order of Eagles Aries #1557 meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. Men interested in helping the community are invited to attend.

Humboldt Masonic Lodge: Last Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. — Humboldt Masonic Lodge meets at our building at the corner of Western and Elmhurst. December meeting is the third Wednesday. All Masons are invited to attend.

— Ongoing —

Pershing County Learning Center, is offering free classes to earn a high school equivalency certificate, an adult high school diploma, vocational certificates, and many courses of interest. Also, offering college courses through Great Basin College. Call or stop by if interested. Open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. 765 Western Ave. 775-273-4994

Pershing County museum, opens from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday. Everyone is encouraged to visit the many interesting displays that give a glimpse into the history of the Valley.

Pershing County Senior Center, is in need of volunteers. We are looking for more high energy volunteers who can work at least once a week for a few hours. If you are interested in helping others, and have free time once a week during lunch, or have to do some volunteer hours for work, we would love to have you! Please come by the Center any time between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm or call 273-2291 and talk to Stephanie Wenzel.

Pershing County Resource Center, is now open. It is located at the Pershing County Community Center, Star Room, 820 6thStreet, Lovelock, NV 89419. The center has 4 computers for free use by persons ages 17 and older for business, job, and educational purposes. The Star Room is also used as a classroom, so a calendar of availability can be found at Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Call 273-7144 for more information.

Animal Rescue Group: If you are concerned about the welfare and the control of stray dogs and cats in and around the city of Lovelock, please call Dan at 273-0785 or email

Pershing General Hospital Nursing Home, is in need of volunteers to spend time with nursing home residents, one on one visits and group activities. We also need donations of dollar store items for our Bingo Store. They win gold coins during bingo and bi monthly we set up a bingo store in the facility and let them shop. If you can help please call 273-2621 ext. 467.

Pershing County Library, is open Monday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. The library is located at 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.

Animal control: Lovelock Animal Control Officer Sheri Crim can be reached at 273-PAWS (273-7297) at the animal shelter or on her cell phone at 770-0933. For animal calls after business hours, Crim asks residents to please call the Pershing County Sheriff’s Department at 273-2641.

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. Sunday services at 11:30 a.m. No charge for wedding services or funeral services regardless of membership. For more information call (775) 538-7570.

Daily Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, are held at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the Father Vieages Room in the Annex.

Pershing County Water Conservation District: Meetings are held the fifth day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Water Conservation District Office. Call 273-2387.