Each Friday at 9 a.m.-Take Pounds Off Sensibly with our fun group! Join us for motivation at the Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave. Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $32. For more information call Nancy at 775-423-4568 or Jo at 775-867-3244.

Logos kindergarten

Logos Christian Academy is now accepting applications for kindergarten students for the 2016-17 school year. For more information or questions, contact Heidi at 775-428-1826.

Museum’s Ladies Luncheon

Don’t miss the annual Ladies Luncheon, including door prizes, raffle and silent auction, on April 23 at Churchill County Museum, 1050 S. Maine St..

“Home on the Range” isåBonnie York’s historical topic presentation this year. Tickets are $25 pre-paid at the museum. Call 775-423-3677.

Substitute teacher class

Substitute teachers can learn tips to create a better learning environment for themselves and their students through a Saturday class offered at Western Nevada College Carson City Campus on April 2 and 9.

Management Methods for Substitute Teachers (EPD 276) meets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be taught by Lori Magnante.

The one-unit class offers practical methods and ready-to-use ideas for K-12 substitutes, including models of discipline, active participation, instant ideas, transition activities, as well as methods for dealing with problem behavior, inclusion strategies and attention signals.

The cost is $90. Register for the class at

For more information, contact Magnante at

CCSD kindergarten registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year will be held April 4-15. Registration packets may be picked up at the Churchill County School District office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Incoming students must turn 5 on or before September 30, 2016. Parents must provide current immunization records and a state issued birth certificate.

For more information call the district office at 423-5184 or visit

Blood drive

Banner Churchill Community Hospital along with United Blood Services will be hosting their blood drive April 12 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Lake Tahoe room. To schedule an appointment log on to click “Donate Blood” use sponsor code; FALLON or call 775-867-7006.

Elks monthly breakfast

The Fallon Elks Lodge 2239 invite you to be a guest on March 27 from 8-10 a.m. for our monthly breakfast. Come on down and bring the family!

Amateur radio

The Amateur Radio of Churchill County invites all current Amateur Radio operators or anyone interested in Amateur Radio to join us

The A.R.C.C. is a general interest Amateur (HAM) Radio Club serving Fallon, Fernley and surrounding areas. We have our monthly business social breakfast meeting each month. A NET Every Sunday at 6 p.m.(1800) local time on repeater 146.97 with PL of 103.5 Hz.

Interested in getting Your Amateur Radio license or current Amateur Radio operators wanting to upgrade license we offer local testing. For information contact Rick Bischoff — K7ET Phone 775-423-7665 or 775-294-1115 E-mail:

Adult Ed testing

Churchill County Adult Ed will be giving the Nevada Proficiency Test April 11-15. Math, science and reading given all five days but the Writing Proficiency only given on April 13. Testing will take place at a 280 S. Russell St. Adult Ed is located at the former West End library building off Center Street. Hours 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday and Thursday. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday For information, call 775-423-1191.

CC Democrats Convention

The Churchill County Democrats will hold their 2016 County Convention on April 2 at the Churchill County Senior Center, 310 Court St., Fallon. Doors open at 9 a.m. for registration, and the convention begins at 10 a.m. Delegates for the state convention will be elected, and all business should be concluded by 3 p.m. For more information, call 775-867-4229.

AAUW annual film

The American Association of University Women’s annual film festival and dessert extravaganza is April 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Churchill County High School Auditorium.

“Brooklyn,” starring Saoirse Ronan, is a beautiful film about an Irish immigrant who lands in Brooklyn in 1950. She falls in love with a local and must choose between two countries and her life.

Movie historian Howard Rosenberg will discuss the film. The donation of $20 includes movie, drink and dessert buffet. Purchase tickets at Jeff’s, AAUW members, or call Kathleen at 775-423-1814.

All proceeds fund local scholarships.

AAUW re-entry scholarship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Fallon Branch, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Churchill County resident who wishes to resume college studies. Financial need, career goals, and academic ability are among the criteria for the scholarship. Applications are available at the main office at Western Nevada College, Fallon Campus, or online through the financial assistance office at Applications must be typed and submitted to Angela Viera at WNC by April 15.

AAUW high school scholarship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Fallon Branch, is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating high åΩΩΩApplications can be found at the Churchill County High School website under Counseling and Guidance. Completed applications must be typed, signed by a parent or guardian, and returned to Renie Knittle, high school counselor, by the deadline, April 15.

Free legal advice

Attorneys and specialists will offer their services for free on April 5 from noon-2 p.m. at the County Commissioners Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

They will answer questions on family law and wills and probate. Walk-in appointments welcome or call 775-463-1222 to make an appointment. These sessions are being sponsored by the Nevada Legal Service and the Churchill Community Coalition. Mark your calendars for future dates: June 7, Aug. 2, Oct. 4 and Dec. 6.

thrift stores

Blue Sky Thrift Store

The Blue Sky Thrift Store (formerly Fallon Humboldt Shredders) is located at 290 S. Maine St. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bagged clothing sales, $4 per plastic shopping bag full of clothing available on Saturdays.

We are in need of re-sellable furniture, appliances, household items and clothing. To make donations or schedule a free pickup, call 775-217-0086 or 775-423-6140.

Drop-offs are made at the store location. Proceeds help provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities and families in need through community voucher programs.

Stuf ’n Such Thrift Store

The Stuf ‘n Such Thrift Store, owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 99 S. Nevada St. Donations are accepted Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Check out our weekly sales which include $5 basket sales on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the week; on Thursdays all seniors get 50 percent off clothing and shoes and surprise sales are every Wednesday and Friday. On Saturday all military and hospital personnel get 50 percent off clothing and shoes.

Check out our new Facebook Page at BCCH Auxiliary Store “Stuf’n Such”.

Thrifty Finds

When you visit us, you can enjoy incredible savings on Military Monday for military members (with ID), Thrifty Tuesday for all our customers and Golden Thursday for folks 50 years and older (with ID). Each week we also offer a Surprise Special on selected departments throughout the store. Join us at 920 W Williams Ave, Suite 60, 775-426-9411. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday-Saturday. Thrifty Finds is a non-profit organization that benefits the youth of Churchill County.

Out of Egypt

Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift, providing for ongoing needs of food and hunger, is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 121 S. Allen Road. Phone 775-217-0542.

Our donation center is located at 1075 Taylor Place (behind Walmart). Phone 775-737-3784, hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

military & veterans

American Legion activities

Help support our vets. Hall rental 775-423-3008 or 775-217-3845. Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008. 90 N. Ada St.

FRA meetings

The Fleet Reserve Association is an active opponent of the Sea Services, Navy, Marine Corp and Coast Guard, active duty, retired or any who served a tour of duty. Join us or just check out a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the American Legion Hall.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary meetings

Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #1002 meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Post on South Maine street.

New members and transfers are always welcome. For information call 775-423-6201 or 775-423-4606.

Marine Corps League

The High Desert Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the first Saturday each month at noon at the VFW Hall, 405 S. Maine St.

The League is open to all Marines, active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged, FMF Corpsmåan, families and friends, to participate in programs designed to help the community.

Call Harry Hines at 775-423-6415 for info.


Square dancing

The Oasis Squares, Fallon’s square dance club, will meet Friday, 7-9 p.m., at Highland Estates, 570 N. Sherman St.

Experienced dancers are always welcome. Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends. Call Ernie at 775-423-0471 or 775-217-3105.

Artists Critique Workshop

The Artists’ Critique Workshop welcomes artists of all levels and media to join a monthly critique workshop held the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Churchill County Museum.

The goal is to provide encouragement to like-minded artists with constructive suggestions and support within a positive environment.

Al-anon meets every Sunday

Sunday Al-anon, a 12-step program, meets every week, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at 1490 Grimes St.

Free masons meetings

The Freemasons of Churchill Lodge No. 26 F&AM of Fallon meet the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at 39 S. Maine St, in the Fallon Fraternal Hall and Community Center.

Sojourning Masons are invited to join us. For information call 775-423-4625.

RPEN meetings

The Churchill Chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) meets the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room at Jerry’s Restaurant,1801 W. Williams Ave.

For info, email or call 775-427-9741.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m.

Call 775-423-1313 for location.

Fallon Tea Party

The Fallon Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month in Room 102 of the county administration building on North Taylor St.

Find us on the web at For information email or call 619-887-6808.

St. Patrick’s bingo

St. Patrick Catholic Church invites the public to play bingo in its parish hall on the first and third Saturdays of each month.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo games starting at 6:30 p.m. Monetary prizes will be awarded to bingo winners. Refreshments may be purchased. Free popcorn and coffee will be available.

Net proceeds will go toward the church’s building fund. Individuals must be 21 years of age or older to play bingo. For information call the parish office at 775-423-2846.

Writer’s Workshop

Are you a writer looking for a place to work with like-minded people?

The Churchill County Library is pleased to announce its Writer’s Workshop led by Sara Dowling.

Meetings are every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Annex for quiet work, or the library for a more conversational approach. All writers on all levels are welcome to participate.

Sara can be reached at

The library is at 553 S. Maine St. For questions, call 775-423-7581.


Toastmasters Fallon every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Highland Manor, 550 N. Sherman St. at 6:30 pm.

For information, call Carla at 775-867-5591.

Fallon Horseman’s Association

Fallon Horseman’s Association holds monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave.

Anyone interested in our summer open horse shows and other events is welcome to come.

Hearts of Gold Quilters

The Hearts of Gold Quilters meets Thursdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way.

All quilters are welcome. We meet weekly to make donation quilts, as well as working on our own projects.

Celebrating Us’ art project

Help Churchill County “Celebrate” our local talent! Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre are invited to showcase their work at the County’s Administration Complex. Exhibits are on-going and ever-changing.

Bereavement Support Group

Eden Hospice provides grief support for the ‘newly bereaved’ at 570 S. Maine St., on the second Wednesdays of each month at noon.

Contact 775-423-9511 for additional information.


Join us for Storytime at the Churchill County Library each Wednesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. and includes stories, songs, and a craft.

The library has hundreds of books on a wide variety of subjects for your enjoyment either in the building or at home.

Studies have shown that books in the home are an important indicator of a child’s future success.

So join us for a fun-filled storytime and check out books to read at home.

Child support enforcement

Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney’s office. Contact the Churchill County DA, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423. The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order.

Pick up an application at the Churchill County Child Support Office at 165 N. Ada St., or visit and follow the links to the District Attorney’s Child Support Division.

The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop

Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is located inside the front lobby of Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

The Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, which is a nonprofit organization. Newborn gifts, handbags, See’s candy, watches, jewelry, home decor items and more are available. Proceeds benefit BCCH and community events. Call 775-867-7104 for more information.

Foster parents needed

Abused and neglected children who are removed from their families often need to live outside of their communities, away from everything familiar.

To learn more on how you can become a licensed foster parent with the State of Nevada, call 1-888-423-2659 or go to

In Nevada’s rural communities, many children, including teens and sibling groups, are in need of a safe and nurturing home.

Foster parents provide a temporary home so these children can heal and feel supported.

Foster parents can be single or married, male or female. They can be working, or a stay-at-home parent. They can also be retired with grown children.

JOIN training

Call or visit a local JOIN office for immediate, free enrollment in career training and education classes.

JOIN has received federal funds that will allow us to pay for your instruction, class materials, and certification fees.

The Federal funds will also pay private employers to provide you with on-the-job-training. Call or visit your local JOIN office. Fallon, 775-423-6162, 121 Industrial Way, Fallon, NV 89406; Fernley, 775-575-1222, 460 W. Main St., #111.

‘Celebrating Us’ art project

Help Churchill County “Celebrate” our local talent! Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre are invited to showcase their work at the County’s Administration Complex.

Exhibits are on-going and ever-changing.

Call the County Manager’s Office 775-423-5136 for more information.