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Show & Shine

The Lyon County Republicans’ first Show & Shine is May 18 on the Silver Stage High School baseball field in Silver Springs. Registration is 8-10 a.m. with judging 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and an awards ceremony to follow.

The entry fee is $30. Trophies will be given for each class plus many special categories. Raffles will be held all day and concessions available through the Silver Stage Nighthawk Booster Club. For information, call Cliff at 775-230-0583.

Iris Show

The Lahontan Garden Club non-competitive Iris Show is May 20-24 at the Churchill County Library, 553 S. Maine St. All Iris growers are invited to display their work, which will be accepted May 20 after 9:30 a.m. at the library and remain on display until 2 p.m. on May 24. Vases will be provided.

This year’s show is dedicated to the memory of Dee Furgeson, an avid gardener and a source of gardening knowledge.

Call Ann Rapp at 775-428-2010 for information.

Market opening and blood drive

Skyridge Outdoor Market opens May 23 at Skyridge Plaza at 150 E. Main St. in Fernley. United Blood Services will be on site that day for blood draws

Hours are 4-8 p.m. The market will be held every Thursday through Sept. 12, with the exception of the July 4 holiday.

Call Lisa Young at 775-287-2811 for information.

ATV OHV Registration

Fallon Eagles Aerie, Auxiliary 1447, Eagle ATV Riders and the Churchill County Sheriff Office as a community service will hold a OHV Registration on May 25 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Eagles Hall, 7977 Reno Highway.

A Sheriff’s deputy and notary will be on hand to make the required VIN inspection and to notarize your signature as required by the Department of Motor Vehicles. There is no charge, though owners need to bring their vehicle and drivers license.

Nevada’s new program to register and title off-highway vehicles (OHVs) Nearly all OHVs 1976 and newer must be registered and display a registration decal to be operated legally in the Silver State This includes ATVs, quads, dirt bikes, dune buggies, sand rails, snowmobiles and any motor vehicle used

On public lands, for the purpose of recreation, vehicles purchased prior to July 1, 2012 must be registered by July 1, 2013.

Contact Bruce at 775-427-4435 or duce, or visit the website for information.

Fallon Farmers’ Collaborative

The Fallon Farmers’ Collaborative is sponsoring the Market at the Slanted Porch every Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. from June 4-Sept. 17. One date change will be Labor Day weekend, when the market on Monday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in conjunction with the Labor Day Parade and Cantaloupe Festival.

The farmers’ market will feature local farmers, local crafters, local artists, local musicians and local artisan products. Some products included are local organic produce, local honey, local breads and local canned goods.

For information call 835-9054 or visit the Market at the Slanted Porch Facebook page.

First Southern Baptist Church

First Southern Baptist Church, 900 S Taylor St, has morning worship on Sundays at 9 a.m., Bible Study for all ages at 10:15 a.m. and Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m.

Vacation Bible School for all ages and Adult VBS will be held out on the front lawn while the children attend indoors. VBS is June 10-14 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. A family day barbecue will be held on June 16.

Call 775-423-3590 for information.

thrift stores

Humboldt Shredders Thrift Store

The 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.

May 13-25 sales — books 10 for $1; curtains, tablecloths, place mats and all shoes 50 percent off; VHS movies 10 for $1.

Sidewalk sales all summer (weather permitting) with all merchandise outside 50 percent off. Bagged clothing sales, $4 per plastic shopping bag full of clothing available on Saturdays (sale does not include jeans or “priced as marked” clothing).

To make donations or to 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.

Community Service Thrift Shop

Community Service is located at 169 E. Center St. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

May 13-17 sales — Children’s clothing sizes 7-12 junior 50 cents each, baby clothing sizes 0-6t 25 cents each, and coats half-price.

We are celebrating 26 years that our volunteers have served this community by recycling donations and using the proceeds to help more than 3,000 families with emergency needs and providing 72 scholarships to high school graduates and nursing students.

Call JoAnne Baumgart at 775-423-3719 for information.

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 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

The Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to benefit BCCH and other community events.

Call 775-867-7104 for information.

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. (closed Sunday and Monday), 99 S. Nevada St. Donations accepted.

The non-profit organization raises funds to benefit BCCH and other health-related events.

Thrifty Finds

Thrifty Finds is a nonprofit store supporting Churchill County youth, 920 W. Williams Ave., Ste. 60A. Enter through Louie’s Dollar Plus.

Hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday-Sunday The store is closed Mondays.

Donations are accepted on the east side of the building during regular business hours.

Out of Egypt

Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift, providing for ongoing needs of food and hunger, is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fallon Church of the Nazarene, 121 S. Allen Rd.

Donations are welcome during open hour. Please only provide clean and usable items.


American Legion

The American Legion at 90 N. Ada St., serves Friday night dinners open to the public.

On the first Friday each month the Sons of the American Legion has a fish fry. The second Friday is Bubba Burgers and all the fixings. The third Friday dinners have been cancelled until further notice. The fourth and fifth Fridays are steak dinners.

Lunch is served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Street tacos, $1 each or four for $3, are served on Thursdays. On the fourth Thursday each month prime rib sandwiches and fixings are served.

Open to the public. We ask for a $5 donation.

Breakfast is served the second Sunday each month 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008.

CCHS Class of ‘63 reunion

Churchill County High School’s Class of 1963 50-year reunion is June 29. Reunion organizers are still looking for following classmates: Kathleen Doherty (O’Connell), John Humphrey, Kirk Jacobsen, Kristine Jurgens, Sandra Haddox and Trina Ann Mattingly. Anyone with information may contact Don Mello at 775-867-2424.

CCHS Class of ‘73 reunion

The CCHS Class of 1973 will gather for its 40-year reunion the second weekend in July.

The first event is an Open-to-All-Alumni evening on July 12 at 6 p.m. at the Oasis Bowl. The evening will offer cocktails and “Bizzare Bowling Games” for those who want to join in the fun. All CCHS alumni are invited to attend and everyone will pay for their own food and beverages, as well as bowling. On July 13 at 5:30 p.m. the class of ‘73 will tour the Old High School. The same night, lass members will also gather at the Churchill County Museum starting at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7.

For information, call Amy Matzen at 775-867-4171 in the evening or Jane Scheible at 775-219-6372, or e-mail:

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Don’t miss the “Omelet in a Bag Breakfast” the third Saturday each month, 7:30-10 a.m., at the VFW, 405 S. Maine St.

Build your own omelet with hash browns, biscuits and gravy and juice. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under 10.

For information, call 775-423-4606.

Churchill County Library

Language-learning online is possible with a library card at the library, 553 S. Maine St.

Rocket Languages delivers online language tutorials to your home. Available languages are Spanish, Arabic, German, Chinese, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, American Sign Language, and English for Spanish and Japanese speakers.

Call 775-423-7581 for information.

Churchill County Museum

Churchill County Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 1050 S. Maine St. Spring hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free.

Call 775-423-3677 for information.

Fallon Tea Party meetings

The Fallon Tea Party meets the first and third Thursday each month at the library annex, 7 p.m., South Maine and Fairview (behind the bookstore).

You can find us on the web at For information, email or call 619-887-6808.

Square dancing

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

Mainstream and plus tips called by Dennis Mastin of Winnemucca. Experienced dancers are always welcomed. Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends.

For information call Linda at 775-455-5997.

Marine Corps League

The High Desert Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the second 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 Corpsman, families and friends, to participate in programs designed to help the community.

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

Young Marines

The Young Marines is looking for prospective members and for a home base of operation in Fallon.

This is a youth education and service program for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.

Contact Harry Hines at 775-423-6415 or or Dennis Hansberry at 775-423-5049 or for information.

Masons of Fallon

The Freemasons of Churchill Lodge #26 meet the first Thursday each month, 7 p.m., 39 S. Maine St., in the Fallon Fraternal Hall and Community Center.

Sojourning Masons are invited. For information call 775-423-6819.


Churchill County Parks and Recreation (CARE) after-school program is available for children ages 6-12. Each day includes homework, snack, fun and games as well as arts and crafts. The children also swim three days a week at the indoor pool.

Costs are $30 per week or $10 a day for drop-ins. Discounts are available for multiple children and monthly reservations.

For information, call Parks and Recreation at 775-423-7733 or follow on Twitter @ChurchillCoPR.

Domestic Violence Support Group

To listen or share, Domestic Violence Support Group meetings are each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for meeting location.

Violence takes many forms and can happen all the time or once in a while. Important steps to help yourself or someone you know in preventing, or stopping violence is recognizing the warning signs and by receiving support.

Free childcare is provided.

Domestic violence confidential crisis hotline: 775-427-1500.

Storytime at the library

Churchill County Library Storytime is each Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m., in the library.

In addition to enjoying a story, children can look at books and magazines or work a puzzle.

Serendipity Corner Bookstore

Churchill County Friends of the Library invites you to browse the used books at the Serendipity Corner Bookstore, 507 S. Maine St.

Hours: Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fallon Writer’s Group

The Fallon Writer’s Group meets the second and fourth Monday each month. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 310 Court St.

This informal group is for anyone who enjoys all genre of writing and an opportunity to share your personal style of writing.

Call Mary Meckler at 775-217-0327 for information.

Lahontan Garden Club

The Lahontan Garden Club meets the third Monday each month January through October at 1 p.m.

The Garden Club discusses the challenges of growing vegetables and flowers in this area. All residents are invited to share ideas and information about gardening.

For information, call Ann at 775-428-2010.

Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 507 Churchill Street, holds Sunday Service at 10 a.m. with a fellowship hour and refreshments following.

Episcopal Church Women meet Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. and Wednesday night services are at 7 p.m.

There is a class on Discipleship following the church service.

Logos Christian Academy registration

Logos Christian Academy is accepting applications for students grades K-8 for 2013-2014 .

For information, call the school at 775-428-1825 or visit our

‘Celebrate Us’ art project

Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre — showcase your work in the “Celebrate Us” project, a joint venture of the Churchill County Museum and the county.

Register to become a featured artist in the “Celebrate Us” project, an on-going program.

For information, call Barbara at 775-423-3677.

MOPS meeting

The Mothers of Preschoolers group meets 10 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Tuesday each month at Parkside Bible Fellowship.

If you are the mother of a child up to 5 years and in need of a break, please call 775-423-3855 to schedule a visit to a meeting or email

Child care is provided on the premises.

Fallon Elks Lodge

Dinner — The Fallon Elks Lodge, 93. W. Center St., serves dinner the first and third Friday of each month. The first Friday features a fish fry, and the third Friday night dinner varies.

Dinners start at 6 p.m. and cost $7 for adults, and $4 for children under 12.

Breakfasts — Breakfast is served on the last Sunday of the month from 8-10 a.m.

Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under 12. The Elks hall and catering are available for renting.

For information, call the Elks Lodge at 775-423-2239 or Gwen at 775-423-9144.

Elks bingo

Fallon Elks Bingo, 93 W. Center St., is the second and fourth Wednesday each month, 6-10 p.m., for games, paper cards, hot ball, progressive blackout.

Good Fellas

The Good Fellas meet Monday-Friday 2-3 p.m. The Saturday meeting is at 10 a.m.

For information, call Carol at 775-427-4546 or James at 775-427-3727. The 24-hour help line is 888-850-2205.

Visit for a state schedule of NA meetings.


Take Off Pounds Sensibly with a fun group each Friday at 9 a.m., Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave.

Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $28.

For information, call Ann at 775-423-2546 or Jo at 775-867-3244.

Spiritual Health Class

Join in on our spiritual health class! This is a nondenominational basic Bible study program. If you are confused about a lot of things in the Bible, this will help to get rid of what appear to be contradictions.

Classes are at 10:30 a.m. every other Saturday and every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Standing Through The Rain Foundation, 190 E. Center St., across from the Koshinkan Martial Arts School.

Call 775-423-7974 for information.

ESL In-Home program

ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada is a nonprofit organization that provides English tutoring at no cost through the help of volunteer tutors.

The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada would like to encourage people living in Fallon, Churchill County who are able to dedicate one to two hours of their weekly schedule to become a volunteer tutor. You have the power to make a difference in your community by helping others solve the language barrier.

For information, call 775-888-2021 or 775-246-8765 or visit our website:

Fernley Republican Women

The FRW collects funds and care-item donations for our adopted soldiers, non-perishable food for the Fernley Food Bank and donations for our “Wreaths 4 Warriors” fundraiser.

For information, contact Anita Trone at (775) 575-7810, Cindy O’Toole at (775) 835-8315 or visit fernleyrepublican

Volunteers needed

There are many adults living in Fallon who would like to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada exists in five counties including Churchill. We need tutors living in Fallon to teach these adults.

We are a volunteer service organization operating on a no-cost-to-student basis, teaching one-on-one. If you are willing to make a difference in your community and help solve the language barrier, please call Donna at 775-246-8765 or 775-888-2021.

We train and provide instructional materials at no charge. Training at your convenience takes one hour. We will match you with an adult near you who is anxious to learn.

Child support enforcement

Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney’s office. The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order to include medical support. 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.

For information, contact Churchill County District Attorney, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423. The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fallon Elks

The Elks Lodge at 93 W. Center St. has karaoke every Friday at 6 p.m.