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



(Tues, 11/29) It’s “Giving Tuesday”, a global effort to support non-profits around the world.  Think about making a donation to your favorite.

(Sat, Dec 2nd) The free Tuba Christmas Concert is at the Wilbur D. May museum @ Rancho San Rafael Park, 3p.  They are seeking tuba players.  Info:

(Sun, Dec 3rd) The Nevada Kids Foundation is holding its 3rd annual “Making Spirits Brighter drive, including the 2nd annual “Sip & Shop” from 12p-3p at Engine 8 Urban Winery.  Info:

(Dec 6th) Shamrock Productions (Reno Irish Dance Co.) presents “Siamsa – A Celtic Christmas” on December 6th at 7pm a the GSR.  Info:

(Dec 22nd) Bruka Theatre presents “Christmas With The Crawfords” thru December 22nd. Info:

(Jan 17-20) The 13th Biggest Little Theatre and New Works Festival is looking for submissions. 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) 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