Newcomers and Neighbors Club 

of Northern Nevada


COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR JUNE, 2022

**Note: Due to varying COVID-19 concerns, please check with sites for the latest restrictions. You can click on the highlighted event for more information; click on their Events Calendars.

June: Reno Aces; Greater Nevada Field, 50 Evans Ave.

       June 1-5 vs Tacoma Rainiers        * June 14-19 vs Oklahoma City Dodgers

       June 29-80 vs Sacramento River Cats

June (10am-6pm):  Nevada Museum of Art,160 Liberty St., Reno.  Exhibits, art discussions & tours throughout the month; check website for all dates & times.  Musical offerings: Summer of Soul; Judy Chicago: Dry Ice, Smoke & Fireworks; Fire Grace & Ash; Mike Clark.  

       June 3 & 17(1pm-2pm):  guided tour on Picasso in Clay

        June 10(12n-1pm): Art discussion on Picasso Ceramics by UNR professor VanHoesen. 

June (11am–5pm): North Tahoe Arts, visit the North Tahoe Arts Shop for local craft, jewelry, art & classes for all ages, 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

June (Tu-F 11am-4pm, Sa 1pm-4pm):  Sparks Heritage Museum, collections, lectures and outdoor exhibits, 814 Victorian Ave., Sparks, 775-355-1144. Be sure to check-out the interesting past-lectures online.

       June 1/8/10/15/17(1pm-3pm): For the Love of a Smudge art class for those over 55, free.

       June 3-5 (4pm): Great Victorian Artisan Fair; from Memorial Park, Victoria Ave.

       June 14(1pm-3pm): LifeScapes, a memoir-writing class, free.  

       June16 (4pm-7pm): Sparks Art Walk:  an art walk, including a Scavenger Hunt in the museum & a train tour.

       June 27 (4pm-6pm):  Historic Postcard Collection exhibit; Sparks Museum fund raiser event, $20.

June 1/8/15/22,29: (9am-10am); Nevada Discovery Museum; special activities for families with children 5 & under; Small Wonder Wednesdays, 490 S. Center St., Reno; 775-786-1000, $11/$13 (free for members).  Admission reduced $5 every Wednesday, after 4pm.

June: Virginia City hosts mine tours, bingo, karaoke, ghost tours, and live music all month at various cafes & saloons; check online.

       June 1/8/15/22/29 (7pm-10pm): Red Dog Saloon, Open Mic Night, every Wednesday night.        

       June 4: Reno-Tahoe & Comstock Odyssey Relay (5am-10am); Relay ends at Bucket of Blood Saloon, 76 N. “C” Street,

       June 4-5: Street Vibrations Spring Rally, in Reno & Virginia City; free.

       June 9 (7pm-9pm): Piper’s Lecture Series, 12 “B” Street, Mercury of the Comstock lecture.

       June 9/23/30 (5pm-9:30pm): Haunted Hotel Tour, Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 S. Main St., $60 for dinner & tour ($30 tour only).

       June 11 (11am-3pm): Historic 4th Ward School Museum hosts An Educational Kids Fair, 537 South “C” St.  See some of the school.

       June 18 (9am-3pm): Women With Wheels, car show @Silverland Inn (100 North E St.), free.

       June 19: Father’s Day Trains.

       June 23 (5pm-9pm): Haunted Ghost Tour, Gold Hill Hotel

       June 23 (7pm-9pm): Pipers Opera House, 12 “B” St., lecture on History/Memory in Strawberry (Valley of Legends).

       June 30 (6pm-8pm): Saint Mary’s Art Center, 55 N. “R” Street, cocktails & adult class in dip/brush dying, $45.

June: City of Reno:

       June, every day (5pm):  Feed the Camel food trucks, because everyday is HumpDay.  McKinley Arts & Cultural Center, 925 Riverside Dr. 

       June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (12:30pm): Senior Radio (every Thursday) hosted by Reno city; 1060 AM radio (KFOY). The city publishes the activities available for seniors in Connecting Seniors, which is available for download, including past issues. 

       June 4, 11, 18, 25 (9am-12n): Riverside Farmers’ Market; McKinley Arts & Cultural Center, 925 Riverside Dr., local farms, yoga (sign up ahead), artisans & chefs.

       June 9, 16, 23, 30 (4pm-8pm): Thursday nights at the Riverside Farmers’ Market, until Winter-Hours Sept/Oct.

       June 10-11 (10am-9pm): BBQ Brew & Blues Festival, Virginia Street, between 2nd & 6th Streets; live music, food breweries & craft vendors.

       June 11-12 (11am): Folkloric & Mariachi Festival, Idlewild Park, 1900 Idlewild Dr., lots of music, food & fun; free.

       June 18(10am-7pm): Best in the West Beard Festival; Wingfield Park, 25 Arlington Ave; food, entertainment, beard competition.

       June 18  (12n-4pm):  World Refugee Day Celebration; Miguel Ribera Park, 3925 Neil Rd. 

       June 15-25: Reno Rodeo: the” Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West”, Reno Livestock Events Center, 1350 N. Wells Ave.; celebrating 103 years of wild west family fun. Order tickets online.

       June18 (10am-12n): 2022 Reno Rodeo Parade, down Virginia St., between Comstock & Liberty Streets

June 18 (2pm-5pm): Riverwalk Wine Walk. Stroll the Riverwalk district along the Truckee River & adjacent downtown streets to visits shops and enjoy the day. https://www.renoriverwalk.org/wine-walk

June 18-19 (10am): Grand Opening Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum, 1 Jacobsen Way, Carson City; audio walking tours of the school, grounds & Artisan Gallery.  This is one of the last existing Indian Schools in the US. and the museum is preserving its heritage for all of us to learn about this period in American history.  Stewart Alumni are asked to join the Stewart Father’s Day Powwow at 10am.     https://www.stewartindianschool.com

June 19 (12n-8pm): Juneteenth Celebration; Idlewild Park,1900 Riverside Dr., celebrate the emancipation proclamation together.

June 25-26 (10am-5pm):  Sierra Arts Festival; Wingfield Park, 25 Arlington Ave.  Local artists, food & beer garden.

Other websites to check for things to do around Reno:

https://allevents.in/reno

https://www.songkick.com/metro-areas/13455-us-reno/2022

https://www.findfestival.com/nevada/reno/

https://www.travelnevada.com


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