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



(June 14th & July 19th) Reno Elks Lodge, Cancer Community Clubhouse hosts a free, fun, family-friendly community celebration featuring New Wave Crave.   Participants can pre-register for this free event at:

(Sat, June 1st) 11:00 am-2:00 pm in the Lions Den Kiddie Park at Idlewild Park, Helen Keller Day Celebration. Games and events for the whole family.

(June 14th & July 19th) The Animal Ark and the Fleischmann Planetarium are holding “Summer Nights Stargazing”.  Info:

(Sat/June 22nd) The 5K Run/Walk to fight Huntington’s Disease at Virginia Lake. Registration at 9:30am. Info:


(TFN) Looking to quit using tobacco? Nicotine Anonymous meets every Wednesday at 5pm at the Alano Club, 1640 Prater Way, Sparks.  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) You can check the air quality in your neighborhood at a new website.  Just type in your zip code at Air Now dot gov.  Info:

(TFN) 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

(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.  You can now donate via text message: text “FEED NV” and a donation amount to 50155 Info:

(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:  or call 982-3646