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Book Fair begins Oct. 16
ELKO — The Elko County Library is hosting its annual Fall Scholastic Book Fair from Oct. 16-28.
With the holidays just around the corner, the Book Fair is a perfect opportunity to stock up on books for family and friends. Proceeds go toward craft and program supplies and for some of the library’s special events, such as the Halloween Carnival.
If you are unable to attend in person, you can shop the Fair through www.scholastic.com/fair from Oct. 9 -29.
For more information, contact the Library at 738-3066.
Grief and loss support group meetings
ELKO – Horizon Center at 1250 Lamoille Highway, Suite 413, is offering grief and loss support group meetings this fall through spring.
Peer support groups are open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, including adults, teens and children.
Meetings begin at 6 p.m. on the following dates: Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Jan. 22, Feb. 5, March 5 and 19, April 2 and 16, and May 7 and 21.
A light snack and dessert will be provided.
Wear pink to Friday’s games
ELKO – Elko High School student, parents and spectators are asked to wear pink for the home games on Friday. Students can wear either Hosa or Key Club T- shirts to show their support.
Key Club will be selling T-shirts for $15. All proceeds will be donated to the local and national Breast Cancer Foundations.
Your choice of haunted houses
ELKO – “HAUNT After Dark,” Nevada’s scariest haunted complex terrorizing Elko, is open on weekends through Halloween.
HAUNT has been expanded into two premier attractions featuring the Psycho Circus and the After Dark Haunted House. Both haunts are professional, high-fear haunted attractions with new animatronics, technology and scare tactics never witnessed before.
Chicken doors have been installed for the weak to escape when they can’t handle the fear. Enter at your own risk.
The haunted house is located at 729 Douglas St., opening every Friday and Saturday night and Halloween at 7 p.m. starting Oct. 6. Admission is $10 for each haunt or purchase the $18 combo to experience both attractions. Whatever you fear you will find it in here.
Contact 738-2759 or HauntElko.com for the gory details. All proceeds benefit FISH and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elko.
Family Bible Seminar at The Terrace
ELKO – Happy Family Bible Seminar is offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-15 and Oct. 19-22 at The Terrace at Ruby View, 1795 Ruby View Drive.
Join the group as speaker Mario Navarro Jr. of the Elko Seventh-day Adventist Church describes how to have healthier and happier families. Topics include: seven ways you can tell if it is really love; tips for successful singles; what does God say about sex; and marriage and money.
The seminar and included children’s program are free to the public.
Scrapbooking workshop at library
ELKO — The Elko County Library will be hosting a Scrapbooking Workshop on Oct. 14, starting at 10 a.m. in the Bruce Memorial Meeting Room. This will be an all-day event. This adult program is designed to teach the basic techniques of scrapbooking.
All levels of experience are welcome to attend. Supplies and equipment will be provided. Just bring your pictures and an album if you have one. If you have any supplies or tools feel free to bring them.
The workshop will end at 4 p.m. It is free to the public and pre-registration is not required.
For additional information, contact Annette Robinson at 738-3066.
Book club to discuss a Christie classic
ELKO — On Oct. 16 the Elko County Library Book Club will discuss Agatha Christie’s bestselling mystery “And Then There Were None.”
The book club will meet at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Copies of the book are available for check-out. All are welcome to attend.
Call Patrick Dunn at the library for more information, 738-3066.
Holocaust Book Club meets Oct. 18
ELKO — The Elko County Library is continuing to offer the Holocaust Book Club through the fall months. The next Holocaust Book Club will meet Oct. 18th from 4:30- 5:30 p.m. in the Bruce Memorial Meeting Room.
The book that will be discussed is “Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz” by Yehuda Koren. The library has a limited supply of books available for check out. Participants can stop by the front desk and check out a book.
For additional information call 738-3066.
Superhero Walk/Run set Oct. 28
SPRING CREEK — Young Life is gearing up for its third annual Superhero 5K Walk/Run.
The event will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Peace Park. Prizes will be awarded for Best Super Hero costume.
Pre Registration is $25; race day $35. Register online at: http://elkospringcreek.younglife.org or contact 775-299-3174 for more information.
Lutherans to celebrate 500 years
ELKO — Faith Lutheran Church of Elko is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
In 1517 the German monk Martin Luther collected 95 points or theses to fuel discussion concerning corruption in the medieval church, and nailed them on the door of his hometown church in Wittenberg, Germany. In doing so, he unleashed a storm of change, thus kicking off the most important event of the last 1,000 years.
“Beer, Brauts and so much more” will mark the event following worship services on Oct. 29.
Those attending are asked to bring a food item to share.
‘Take Pride in Elko Day’ set Nov. 4
ELKO – The City Of Elko’s semi-annual “Take Pride in Elko Day” fall community cleanup is Nov. 4, with landfill hours from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Take Pride in Elko Day provides residents of Elko City and Elko County with the ability to dispose of large, bulky items and yard waste (tree branches, weeds, etc.) from personal and public property without being charged a tipping fee.
The fee will not be waived for commercial (business) customers.
Residents should remove the doors from any bulky item that is self-locking, and remember to cover loads on the way to the landfill to prevent losing any waste.
The City would like to encourage all Elko City and Elko County residents to take advantage of the fall community cleanup day and keep our city and county a safe, beautiful, clean place to live.
Fall Craft Festival entries sought
SPRING CREEK – The Lamoille Women’s Club is now accepting applications for their annual Fall Craft Festival being held at the Spring Creek High School on Nov. 11-12.
The Fall Craft Festival features arts and crafts of all kinds. Proceeds fund the club’s many community projects.
For information contact Martha Wallace at 340-6922 or Elisabeth Moore at 934-7194 or visit www.lamoillewomansclub.org.