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St. Patrick’s dinner and bingo in Carlin
ELKO – A St. Patrick’s corned beef dinner and bingo are planned at Pacini Hall, Fourth and Peters streets in Carlin.
The event sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Church begins at 4 p.m. March 18.
Dinner is $10 for adults and $6 for children under 10. Dinner includes beverage, dessert and one free bingo game.
Spirits will be available and free door prizes presented. All are welcome.
Movie nights on rangeland issues
ELKO — A series of movies will explore the concerns of Nevada rangelands. On March 9 at the Northeastern Nevada Museum, two films will be shown. “Stewards of the Rangelands” will show at 6 p.m. and “Rangeland Water” at 7:30. Drinks and refreshments will be available between and after the films, to further discussion about the film subjects. Drinks have been donated by Ruby Mountain Brewing Co.
On March 16, “Rangelands Under Fire” will show at 6 p.m. and “The Endangered West” at 7:30.
Hosted by the Northeastern Nevada Stewardship Group, the movies were produced by the Nevada Rangeland Resources Commission. Other sponsored are the Nevada Rangeland Resources Commission and Nevada Cattlemen’s Association.
‘Ask a Lawyer’ March 13 at library
ELKO – Nevada Legal Services presents “Ask a Lawyer” from 2-4 p.m. March 13 at the Elko County Library.
Attorneys will be present to answer questions and assist with legal paperwork regarding civil legal issue.
Pre-registration is required. Call Amy for an appointment at 753-5880
Friends of the Ruby Mountains meeting
ELKO — The first meeting of the year for the Friends of the Ruby Mountains is March 13, from, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Elko County Library on Court Street. Everyone is welcome.
The agenda includes ongoing projects and planning events for this coming summer. Events will include a trails day on June 2, perhaps three campground talks and three “Cool Canyon Evenings” in August.
‘Alleluia’ performance March 13
ELKO — The Faith Chorale Group will present “Alleluia,” 7 p.m. March 13 at Grace Baptist Church, 3030 N. Fifth St.
A 32-member group from Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary in Ankeny, Iowa will sing sacred music and present a variety of texts that declare “Alleluia.”
Admission is free and nursery is provided for ages 0-3 years old. For information, call 738-8221 or visit www.gbcelko.org.
Volunteers invited to help CADV
ELKO — Anyone interested in volunteering for Elko’s Committee Against Domestic Violence DBA Harbor house are welcome to attend a meeting from 4-6 p.m. March 14 to see how you can help.
The meeting will be at Gold Dust Casino in the Glass Meeting Room.
For more information contact Juliana, Monday-Friday, at 738-6524.
Democrats meet on third Tuesdays
ELKO — The Elko County Democratic Central Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital classroom, off the cafeteria.
SBA state director coming to Elko
ELKO — Joe Amato, the new Nevada director for the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be in Elko on March 15 to discuss the state of small business and SBA priorities.
Small businesses, chamber members, the financial community, development authority members, and economic development partners are invited to the session from 10 a.m. to noon at the Elko County Library, 720 Court St.
To RSVP contact Clint Koble at 775-843-4081 or email@example.com.
Local RPEN Chapter meets March 14
ELKO — The Elko County Chapter of Retired Public Employees of Nevada will hold their monthly meeting March 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Terrace Senior Center at 1795 Ruby View Drive.
The guest speaker will feature a dietician from Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital. All active and retired public employees who are in the PERS retirement system are invited to attend.
For more information contact President Hal Keaton at 962-1991 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t be a victim of scams
ELKO — Have you been scammed?
Learn the warning signs and how to avoid being victimized at a presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 16 at the Elko County Library.
The session will be presented by Nevada Legal Services.
Pre-registration is required. Call Amy at 753-5880 to register.
Gathering-related exhibits continue
ELKO — Continuing in the Western Folklife Center Wiegand Gallery are exhibitions of the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering: The Mountain Picassos: Basque Arborglyphs of the Great Basin (presented in partnership with the Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Arts Council’s Folklife Program, and the Nevada Touring Initiative/Traveling Exhibition Program of the Nevada Arts Council); Images of Basques and Buckaroos in the Ranching West (a portrait library drawing on multiple mediums, from historic to contemporary, accompanied by handcrafted and lovingly-used items from Basque immigrants and their families); and Bertolaritza, Basque Improvised Poetry (an exhibition of images, video and text curated and produced by the Jon Bilbao Basque Library, University of Nevada, Reno).
Jam On! at the Pioneer Saloon
ELKO — Join the musical jam session at the Western Folklife Center’s Pioneer Saloon from 6-8 p.m. March 14.
The bar will be open, serving no-host Ruby Mountain beers and other refreshing beverages. Facilitated by Southwind, bring your favorite tunes to share, your instruments, your friends and fans.
Sponsored by the Western Folklife Center, this free program has been funded, in part, by the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Charter school accepting applications
ELKO — Elko Institute for Academic Achievement, Elko’s free public charter school, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year until April 19.
EIAA serves grades kindergarten through eighth grade. The school will hold a lottery on April 20 to place students in classrooms and on a waiting list.
Applications can be filled out at the school at 1031 Railroad St., Suite 107. All applications submitted during open enrollment remain eligible for lottery the entire school year of that application period.
Siblings of current EIAA students are given preference before the lottery system is used. Every child without a current sibling, who has submitted a complete enrollment packet, will have an equal opportunity to be drawn for the spot. In the event that there are no lottery applications for the grade with a vacancy, students who apply will be enrolled upon completion of the application process.
For more information stop by the school or call 738-3422.
Trail Center announces March programs
ELKO – The California Trail Interpretive Center is presenting a variety of family friendly programs throughout March. The following programs are free and open to everyone:
March 17, 2-4 p.m.: Meet the Guild: Crochet, Knitting and Spinning Wheel Demonstrations by the Ruby Mountain Fiber Folk
March 18, 2 p.m.: Junior Ranger Program: After Journey’s End: Building a New Home
March 24, 10 a.m.: Find Your Trail: The National Trails System 50th Anniversary
March 25, 2 p.m.: Junior Ranger Program: Pioneer Chores
The California Trail Interpretive Center is located eight miles west of Elko on I-80, Hunter exit 292. The Center is open Wednesday through Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.
‘Maker Monday’ at the library
ELKO — Elko County Library invites youth, ages 10 to 18, to explore, discover, create and invent “things” at the Library.
Bring your imagination and join the group at 4:30 P.M. March 19 for Maker Monday (third Monday of each month). Children will be working with renewable energy—hydropower. Are you up to the challenge? The Library will provide all of the materials.
For more information, call 738-3066 or visit www.elkocountylibrary.org.
Support group for grieving families
ELKO – Horizon Center for grieving children, teens and families hosts peer support groups at no cost for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.
Meetings are held at 1250 Lamoille Highway, Suite 413, and begin at 6 p.m. on the following dates: March 19, April 2, April 16, May 7 and May 12.
A light snack and dessert will be provided.
For more information call 778-0612.
Parents plan Drug/Alcohol Free Graduation Party
ELKO — Every year, teens across the nation are hurt or killed on the night of their graduation due to drug and alcohol related accidents. To keep this tragedy from happening in our community, parents of the graduating Elko High School seniors are organizing a drug and alcohol free graduation party in a safe environment.
The party will include an evening of fun-filled activities, entertainment, food and prizes.
In order to make this event possible, we are asking local businesses, organizations and community members for prize and monetary donations.
To help provide this safe, memorable grad night party for this year’s senior call Jan Baum at 397-1088 or Graci Slayer at 340-0031.
Book Club to discuss classic novel
ELKO — On March 19, the Elko County Library Book Club will discuss Carson McCullers’ acclaimed novel “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.”
The book club will meet at 6 pm 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.
Indoor Safari Shoot slated March 24
ELKO – The Elko Archery Club’s 3D Indoor Safari Shoot is scheduled March 24.
Registration will be from 8-11a.m. Staggered starts from 8;30-11:30 a.m.
The event includes 25 marked yardage animals. Range finders are allowed.
To register, download the form on webpage www.elkoarchery.com.
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Reception for Elko County Student Artists
ELKO — Join Western Folklife Center staff and meet the Elko County student artists who submitted original artwork and photography for the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
A free reception is scheduled from 4:40 to 6:30 p.m. March 28.
Take a moment to admire our Elko County youths’ imagination, creativity and craftsmanship, on view until April 2018.
Four all-breed horse shows planned for 2018
ELKO — The Northeastern Nevada Horsemen’s Association has organized four all-breed
horse shows for 2018 from June through September.
NENHA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a fun, family-friendly environment for
people of all ages and abilities to show horses. Participants will have the opportunity to compete in classes including Halter, Showmanship, English and Western Pleasure, Trail, Ranch Riding, and Reining, as well as Gymkhana events such as barrel racing and pole bending.
These shows provide a great place for riders to hone their horsemanship skills in an inexpensive and low-pressure environment. Classes are open to members and non-members.
The 2018 horse shows at the Elko County Fairgrounds are June 16, July 7, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8. All shows will start promptly at 8 a.m. Reining and Ranch Riding classes will not start
before 2 p.m., and gymkhana classes will not start before 3 p.m.
In addition to horse shows, NENHA holds meetings that are open to the public on the
first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubs Room at the Stockmen’s Casino.
The next meeting is Feb. 7.
For more information find NENHA at www.NENHA.org, on Facebook at Northeastern Nevada
Horseman’s Association, or send an email to Secretary@nenha.org.
Young Life teens meet every Monday
ELKO — Young Life plays an important role in our community and offers teens hope, faith, adventure and unconditional friendship.
Young Life is looking for new teen members. Want to go to camp this summer and have some fun with other teens?
Meetings begin at 6:42 p.m. at 616 Commercial St. Call 775-397-8129 or see Facebook page under Young Life Elko/Springcreek.
Easter celebration at convention center
ELKO – Everyone is invited to join Living Stones Church for their Easter Celebration Service
at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 1st at the Elko Convention Center.
Children’s Ministry for ages up to 5 years old will be available during both services.
For more information call 775-299-4633.
Vendors can apply for Lamoille Country Fair
LAMOILLE – Hello, all food and/or craft vendors. The Lamoille Country Fair still has a few booths left for this year’s event on the last Sunday in June.
Vendors can find the application at www.lamoillewomansclub.org (just click on Lamoille Country Fair to the left of the website, and you will find the application in PDF format directly under the red fair flag).