Public Service Events

Here’s what’s happening in our community!  If your non-profit organization has an event coming up, let us know with an email at least a week in advance, to


(Sat Mar 18th) The Dayton Senior Center presents its annual Fabric & Yarn sale from 9a to 2pm at 320 Old Dayton Valley Road.  Info: 775-246-6210

(Sat Mar 18th) Silver Spring Senior Center presents its “Bingo Night Fundraiser” at 2945 Fort Churchill Road.  Doors open at 5:30pm.  Two cards $10.  Info: 775-577-5009 x3324

(Mon Mar 20 thru Fri Mar 31st) The Food Bank presents the Spring Break “Kids Café” at five locations in Northern Nevada.  Info:

(Sat April 1st) The Nevada Kids Foundation is holding at Texas Hold ‘em charity fundraiser at Revision Brewing company.  Info:

(Sat April 1st) The Bruka Theatre for children presents “The Paramount and Sometimes Wildly Ridiculous History of Nevada.  Matinee at 2pm.  Info:

(Fri April 22nd) Job’s Daughter International is holding their spring vendor sale fundraiser at Washoe Masonic Lodge, 601 West Peckham Lane.  Info:

(Sat April 23rd) Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation holds its 10th Anniversary Gala at 4pm at the Rosewood Nature Study Area on Pembroke Street. Info:

(TFN) Catholic Charities needs donations for their Thrift Stores. Drop off donations at 500 East 4th street and 190 East Glendale are open 8am to 4pm.  Info:

(TFN) Sparks Christian Fellowship has added evening hours for its food pantry at 510 Greenbrae Drive.  Tuesdays 6-7p & Wednesday 9a-noon.  Info:

(TFN) Washoe County Libraries present the Library Park Pass program to Nevada State Parks. Info:  or

(TFN) Seniors in Service in recruiting people 55 and over for the Foster Grandparents program.  Info:

(TFN) You can check the air quality in your neighborhood at a new website.  Just type in your zip code.  Info:

(TFN) Covid Vaccination info: Immunize Nevada has a list of pharmacies and other locations giving free shots, near you.  Info: OR

(TFN) Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is presenting the app-based GET Outdoors program for students in grades 6-12.  Info:

(TFN) Vitalant needs blood donations. Get info to make an appointment at

(TFN) Northern Nevada’s Children’s Cabinet serves families in Reno, Carson City and Elko. They are in need of donations.  Info:

(TFN) The Food Bank of Northern Nevada needs help serving the local community.  You can now donate via text message: text “FEED NV” and a donation amount to 50155

(TFN) Washoe County REMSA has set up a “Community Triage Line”.  It has information about getting vaccines and more.  24-7 you can call 328-2427.

(TFN) If you have recovered from Covid 19 researchers at Renown Health and the UNR School of Medicine would like to talk to you.  Also, they can assist you if you want to donate plasma.  Info:  Call 982-3646 or visit