Holiday events – Dec. 10 |

Holiday events – Dec. 10


Homestead Christmas fun

Celebrate Christmas at the Homestead on Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at 365 West A St.

For information, call 775-428-2428.

Santa Claus will arrive to meet with children and photographs will be available. Rising Sun Gallery is supplying art supplies and instructions for children and residents to make holiday cards for the clients for CareNet and for the sailors stationed at Naval Air Station Fallon. Caroling is provided by Byron Sorensen.

NHP’s Cram the Cruiser

The Nevada Highway Patrol presents Cram the Cruiser on Wednesday from 1-7 p.m. at the Fernley Walmart.

Help fill the car with donations help our community’s homebound senior citizens. Items needed include non-perishable food items, paper goods, warm blocks, clothing, household needs, magnifying products fun things and any item to spoil or pamper the seniors.

Relay for Life

The Fallon Relay for Life is having Wrapping as a Cure for the holidays.

On Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., volunteers will wrap your presents for a donation at the Old Post Office, 90 N. Maine Street. On Dec. 20 and Dec. 22; times are 6-8 p.m. In addition to the wrapping, Relay for Life will have items patrons can order for Christmas.

XL Hospice activities

XL Hospice invites folks in the community to hang an ornament in memory of their deceased loved one(s) on the Memory Tree located at the XL Hospice Office (570 S. Maine St. any Monday-Friday, Dec. 1-23, 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-5 p.m.

All are invited to a Holiday Memorial on Dec. 16 from 6-7 p.m. (Gathering to remember deceased loved ones).


Toys for Tots applications

Toys for Tots is now taking applications for 2014.

Applications may be obtained by going on line at and following the link or calling 775-427-4054 and one will be sent.

Toys for Tots depends on the great volunteers who donate their time and the people who donate toys or money to buy toys. Without these people there would not be a holiday for the many children that Toys for Tots helps.

Toys for Tots is always looking for more volunteers in Fallon, Fernley and Silver Springs. If you are interested, call 775-427-4054 or e-mail at

Wishing Tree program

CC Communications Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association (CCCITPA) and Churchill County Social Services are joining forces to request your support and help for the 2014 Holiday Season.

The Wishing Tree program helps eligible and less fortunate residents of Churchill County with their gift giving.

The Wishing Tree program can only succeed with businesses and citizens of our community making donations. CCCITPA shops in Churchill County, all donations received, are utilized within the community.

For information call Dawn at 775 217-9773 or email

Gifts for Giving

No Strings Attached Community Services will be giving away good used toys, books, children’s clothes and Christmas decorations that have been donated.

The Gifts for Giving is Dec. 20 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the multipurpose building behind the Christian Life Center, 1435 Kaiser St. The church is still taking donations through Dec. 19. Drop them off at CLC or call Carol at 775-427-2367 to arrange for pick up.

Anyone who needs good, used items to give to their children will find that these items are free.