American Legion, VFW provide meals
November 22, 2016
Thanksgiving has a sprinkling of turkey meals, unsettled weather and closures.
American Legion: American Legion Post 16 will deliver Meals on Wheels dinners on Thursday since the Senior Center will be closed. Volunteers wanting to deliver meals or serve should arrive at the hall, 90 N. Ada St., between 8:30-9 a.m.
The annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community is slated from 11 a.m-1 p.m.
Veterans of Foreign Wars: The annual Thanksgiving dinner, which is open to the community on Nov 24, is from 2-4 p.m. at the VFW Hall on 405 S. Taylor St..
Weather: Fallon will see a chance of rain and possibly snow showers today and then partly cloudy for the rest of the day. Highs will be in the upper 40s. The forecast also calls for west winds 5-15 miles per hours with gusts up to 30 mph.
The Thanksgiving forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high near 55, and a low of 29. For Friday, a slight chance of rain with a high near 56.
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Federal, state, city and county offices are closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Closures: Most government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. Naval Air Station Fallon will be on its holiday schedule. The city of Fallon will have garbage pick up.
Churchill County School District and Oasis Academy classes will be off today through Friday. Students return on Monday.
The Western Nevada College office is open today but classes will don't be held for the rest of the week.
Financial institutions are closed Thursday but check with specific banks or credit unions for Friday hours.
The Maine Street and Pony Express post offices will be closed Thursday but open on Friday, and the Maine Street facility is open Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Regular mail delivery is on both days.