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, Dec 3rd) The annual Tuba Christmas Concert happens at the Wilber D May museum at Rancho San Rafael park. They are looking for players.  Registration is at 12:30p with rehearsal at 1pm and free show at 3pm.  Info:

(Sun Dec 4th) Pet Station is presenting “Pictures with Santa” at the Sparks store, 9725 Pyramid Way from 4p 7p.  It’s free, but donations are welcome for the “Saints of the West Rescue: Saint Bernards.

(Fri Dec 2nd thru Thu Dec 22nd) Bruka Theatre presents the comedy “The Buttcracker Rockstar”. Info:

(Tue Dec 6th) Shamrock Productions, a non-profit, is presenting “Siamsa – A Celtic Christmas” at the GSR.  Info:

(Sat Dec 17th) Reno Pops Orchestra presents the “Festive Holidays” concert at the Nightingale Concert Hall at UNR.  Info:

(TFN) Seniors in Service in recruiting Foster Grandparents.  Info:

(TFN) The city of South Lake Tahoe has new outdoor fire restrictions. No charcoal or wood fire are permitted. Gas or pellet grills are allowed. Info:

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

(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