JULY 4, 2005
Bring the family, pack a picnic, and enjoy a little Americana for Pops in
the Park, beginning at 4 p.m. at Mormon Station Park in Genoa. Details: 267-2403.
JULY 8-9, 2005
In the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure, teams of 12 runners travel
178 miles starting downtown, running along the Truckee River, through the mountains
to the shores of Lake Tahoe. The event supports Angel Kiss Foundation and Tahoe
Pyramid Bikeway. Details: 336-8528.
JULY 9, 2005
Sixth annual Pond and Garden Tour. More than 40 spectacular private gardens
and ponds open to the public. Money goes to VSA Arts of Nevada. Details: 355-1551.
JULY 9, 2005
The 10th annual Pops on the River promises to be another great time in Wingfield
Park. Decorate a table, drink, and eat to the sounds of the Reno Philharmonic
and special guests. This is the orchestras largest fund-raiser. Details:
JULY 14, 2005
The fourth annual Nevada Womens Fund invitational golf tournament, called
Yankee Doodle Dandy, will be held at Red Hawk Golf Course. Money
raised goes to deserving women and children in the area. Details: 786-2335,
JULY 16, 2005
About 900 motorcycle riders are anticipated for this Klothes 4 Kids event.
Food will be donated by various vendors such as Krispy Kreme, Boyds Coffee,
Pepsi, and more and the event is sponsored by Reno Harley-Davidson and Channel
4. This large family day of fun with a poker run is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details:
JULY 20, 2005
Second annual X-treme Ability Challenge kick-off breakfast hosted by the Reno
Hilton to support HSI, a not-for-profit resource that provides employment, training,
and in-home support to people with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities.
JULY 22, 2005
Free Pops Concert featuring the Reno Philharmonic with Barry Jekowsky and
fireworks, 8 p.m. on South Virginia Street. Details: 323-6393. renophilharmonic.com
JULY 23, 2005
Aaron Arnoldsen Memorial Golf Tournament Cost is $125 includes green fees,
cart fees, tee prizes, on course beverages, lunch and dinner. Four Man Scramble.
1 p.m. Shotgun start. Washoe County Golf Course. Dinner provided by Pinocchios.
All funds raised go to scholarships at the University of Nevada for males and
females in need. Hole, BBQ and raffle Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Details: Mike Dillon, Jr. 560-7006
JULY 23, 2005
Jazz over Sky Tavern: A concert to benefit the Sky Tavern Junior Ski Program/Host
for the 2006 Ski Patrol Games, featuring the Reno Big Swing Band
and two other bands. Music from 4 to 7 p.m. and the park opens earlier for hiking,
picnicking, and more. There will be food and beverage vendors. Details: 813-1412
AUG. 6, 2005
Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes at Reno Hilton. Details: 786-1881. jdrf.org
AUG. 20, 2005
Righteous Ones and Angel Kiss Foundation cancer run motorcycle run and post-party
show n shine, with auction and balloon raffle. Benefits Angel Kiss
Foundation. Details: 322-7721, angelkissfoundation.org
AUG. 27, 2005
Fifth annual X-treme Ability Challenge open house, Show-n-Shine, and silent
auction to benefit HSI, a not-for-profit resource that provides employment,
training, and in-home support to people with developmental, mental, and physical
SEPT. 23, 2005
Washoe County Family Resource Center Coalition Benefit Concert featuring alternative
rock n roll band 5thirty5 at Bartley Ranch. The Family Resource
Centers are a safe and friendly place for families to go for help. The centers
work with each family individually to evaluate needs and provide information
and referral services.
Money raised will aid families in Washoe County. Tickets are $15. All money
from ticket sales will go to the Family Resource Centers. Food and drinks will
be available for purchase. Details: 353-5563.
SEPT. 29, 2005
Care Chest of Sierra Nevada 14th annual Taste for Travel at Reno Hilton.
OCT. 1, 2005
Safe Embrace A Family Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
-- in partnership with the Siena Hotel, presents Embracing the Community-Action,
Auction and Honors. A luncheon and auction will take place from noon to 3 p.m.
on Oct. 1 at the Siena Hotel. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and
Safe Embrace will honor friends, donors, and partners as well as offer exciting
auction items. Celebrate Safe Embraces success in breaking the cycle of
violence and rebuilding lives. To reserve your seat for $25 per person and for
more details: 322-3466.
OCT. 2, 2005
Race for the Cure for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation at IGT. Details:
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