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reno real estate: Hot August Nights Reno Spring Fever 2013 - 05/13/13 09:50 AM
Everyone knows about Hot August Nights in Reno. But why wait until August? See some "hot" cars now at Hot August Nights Reno - Spring Fever edition. May 31st and June 1st, the Hot August Nights Spring Fever Revival Classic Car Show comes to the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno. You can enter your 1972 or older car or pickup by calling (775) 356-1956. But, if you don't happen to own a classic, you can still enjoy these beauties up close and personal. Listen to the 60's and 70's hits while checking out classic rides of the same time period. Of (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno River Festival 2013 - 05/06/13 09:54 AM
The people who live here in the Reno-Tahoe area understand the beauty and joys of nature. It's easy to keep this in the forefront of our minds when you have the gorgeous Sierra Nevadas standing tall above you. The Reno River Festival 2013 is one way to celebrate the joys of nature and usher in the Spring/Summer season. Now in its 10th year, the Reno River Festival is a top draw for pro water sports athletes from around the world. This weekend, May 11th and 12th, they will be competing in freestyle, stand-up paddleboard, boatercross and slalom. Feel free to cheer (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Cinco de Mayo Festival 2013 - 04/29/13 10:57 AM
Get ready for the single largest party to honor the Latino heritage in Northern Nevada. The Reno Cinco de Mayo Festival 2013 takes place this weekend. If one day of celebration is good, two must be twice as nice...right? That's why Reno's Cinco de Mayo Festival will go on all weekend long (May 4th and 5th). The northwest parking lot of the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno will filled with festival fun from 11am to 5pm both Saturday and Sunday. Attendees will be treated to live music from various local Latin bands, with grand finale performances from Los Dareyes de la Sierra (Saturday) (0 comments)
reno real estate: New Reno Single Stream Recycling Program - 04/22/13 08:38 AM
By now, we all understand the role recycling plays in reducing the waste in our landfills. Reno has had a recycling program in effect for several years now to help make this process easier for its citizens. However, later this year, Reno will be offering a single-stream recycling program. No longer will you have to fight to keep items in your separated yellow and green crates from flying out. Lidded containers will take their place. Even though the program won't be fully in place throughout Reno until November 7, 2013, the City is asking residents to take a look at the program to choose the size (1 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Building Women Career Fair - 04/15/13 12:14 PM
Are you interested in changing careers? Have you been looking for work but have been unable to find a job? Women don't have to be stuck in a 9-5 desk job for the rest of their lives. Nowadays, there are many more doors opening up in jobs traditionally held by men. Come to the Reno Building Women Career Fair this Friday, April 19th to find out how you can get your foot in the door of a career in the construction industry. The Reno Building Women Career Fair will be held from 9am to 12pm at the IGT Applied Technology Center of (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Summer Recreational Programs - 04/08/13 09:02 AM
Spring in the Sierra Nevadas brings beautiful renewal. Believe it or not, summer will be here soon. With the warm summer weather comes plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The City of Reno Parks and Recreation Department has recently released their Spring/Summer 2013 program guide online (it can be downloaded here). In it, you will find numerous spring and summer recreational programs throughout the Reno area that have been developed to enhance your quality of life. Some of the programs offered through the City of Reno Parks and Recreation Department include a variety of dance classes (belly dancing, hip/hop, jazz, ballet, tap), martial arts, scrapbooking, (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Electronic Waste Recycling - 04/01/13 10:25 AM
Spring is the time for renewal. Nicer weather inspires many Reno residents to clear out the old things cluttering up their homes so they can make things bright and cheery. Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful wants to encourage Reno residents to dispose of their old electronic appliances in a safe manner. They will be holding their Reno Electronic Waste Recycling event on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Old Parklane Mall. From 9am to 2pm, Reno residents are welcome to bring their old computers, monitors, printers, cartridges, microwave, cell phones, telephones, servers, hard drives, video game systems, components, speakers and scrap metal/car parts to turn (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Easter Fun 2013 - 03/25/13 10:38 AM
Easter Sunday is just six days away (March 31st). That's when girls dress up in their finest Easter bonnets and boys in their Sunday best to celebrate the day. However, most of the Easter "fun" happening in the Reno area takes place this Saturday, March 30th. That's because the Easter Bunny has decided to make a special trip to the Sierra Nevadas a day early to hide his eggs and other surprises for good little boys and girls to find. Comstock Park (1650 Carat Dr, Reno) - When: 10am. Hope Community of Reno will be sponsoring the Easter Egg Hunt as well as (1 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Area Free Tax Filing Help - 03/18/13 08:55 AM
Benjamin Franklin proclaimed "In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes". That's so very true. This year, the deadline to file your taxes, both state and federal, is on Monday, April 15, 2013. If those tax forms have got you confused, you are in luck. Reno citizens can get free tax filing help at a Washoe County Library near them. AARP volunteers who have been certified by the IRS are helping low to moderate income people of all ages living in the Reno area. However, since they are AARP volunteers, they have been specially trained for assisting (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Celebrates St Balderick's Day - 03/11/13 10:05 AM
St. Patrick's Day is this Sunday, March 17th. Many people will be celebrating by getting their drink on Saturday night. However, this is also your chance to help raise money for children with cancer. Reno will be celebrating St. Balderick's Day on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center. From 5pm to 8pm, the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation will be holding their annual St. Balderick's Day event. Last year, supporters were able to raise over $220,000 for the NNCCF's goal of finding a cure to pediatric cancer. More than 300 Reno area "shavees" donated their heads of hair (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Springs Forward at West Street Market - 03/04/13 08:57 AM
This Sunday, March 10th, Daylight Savings Time 2013 begins at 2am. That's when we all set our clocks forward one hour (unless you live in Arizona). I'll be waiting until the morning to change my clocks, though. Anyone living in or visiting the City of Reno can "spring forward" at West Street Market. Located in downtown Reno, the West Street Market is a unique, urban marketplace filled with local vendors showcasing their one-of-a-kind merchandise. You have several restaurants to choose from that utilize the best of local fruits and vegetables. The West Street Wine Bar offers more than 50 different local, national (1 comments)
reno real estate: Green is the New Black - 02/25/13 10:26 AM
Recycling isn't just a trend. It is here to stay. The Reno real estate market is seeing a huge increase in buyers looking to purchase "green" homes. This is understandable, especially when you consider that energy costs are on the rise. It would appear that "green" is the new "black" when it comes to selling your Reno home. In September 2010, Reno was named as one of the 22 Smartest Cities for Energy by the National Resources Defense Council. The City of Reno began its Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Initiative to take advantage of the natural, renewable resources at the City's (2 comments)
reno real estate: Reno City Council Meeting Summary Feb 13 2013 - 02/18/13 10:27 AM
The Reno City Council met last Wednesday as part of their regularly scheduled meetings. They discussed City issues and voted on agendas placed before the council to enhance and enrich the lifestyle of its residents. A summary of the Reno City Council's meeting for February 13, 2013 is as follows: The council approved certification to designate the Wells Avenue neighborhood (bounded by Ryland, Vassar, Holcomb and Locust) as a conservation district. This helps maintain and preserve the integrity of some of the City of Reno's valuable history as it pertains to Wells Avenue. It is only the second conservation district designated in (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Mardi Gras - 02/11/13 09:24 AM
You don't have to travel all the way to New Orleans to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Take part in a southern tradition right here in the Sierra Nevadas. Reno is holding its own Mardi Gras celebrations and they want you to join in on the fun! This Tuesday, February 12th, the Eldorado Hotel and Casino in Reno is letting the good times roll at their Fat Tuesday Party. The Brew Brothers, located inside the Eldorado, will be giving away free beads for all who attend. From 9:30pm to 11:30pm, DJ Chris English will be playing the hottest tracks and guests can enjoy libations (1 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Super Bowl Parties 2013 - 01/28/13 10:51 AM
Only the Super Bowl could interrupt Mardi Gras in New Orleans. But that's exactly what's happening this Sunday, February 3rd, when the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers challenge each other for the title of Super Bowl champs. If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy the game live with other football enthusiasts, here's your guide to some of the official 2013 Reno Super Bowl parties: Eldorado Hotel Casino - The Eldorado doesn't believe you can fit all your sports fun in one day. So, they've extended it throughout the entire weekend. There will be a Collegiate Boxing event on Friday, February (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Tahoe Senior Games - 01/21/13 11:00 AM
Young people aren't the only ones who can show off their athletic prowess. The Reno Tahoe Senior Games takes place in and around Reno from February 4th through February 13th. Anyone aged 50 years or older is welcome to compete. As part of the Reno Tahoe Senior games, athletes will be competing in events such as ice skate racing, hockey slap shot, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, ski racing, table tennis, pickleball, baggo, Texas Holdem Poker and bowling. Registration and check-in will be conducted in the 3rd Floor Convention Center as well as the East Tower Lobby of Harrah's Reno. For a (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Merchants Wine Walk - 01/14/13 11:17 AM
Do you fancy yourself a wine connoisseur or simply love imbibing on everything "grape"? Every third Saturday of the month, the merchants on Reno's Riverwalk offer a Wine Walk for experts and amateurs. Of course, you must be at least 21 years old with a valid photo ID to participate. The third Saturday of January is THIS Saturday, January 19th. From 2pm to 5pm, visit any of the following Reno Riverwalk merchants, pay $20 and show your photo ID. In turn, they will give you a map, a wine glass (for sampling) and an ID bracelet to prove you are part of (1 comments)
reno real estate: Reno New Year's Eve - 12/31/12 08:59 AM
Still looking for a fun way to welcome 2013 tonight? How about a Downtown Reno New Year's Eve party? Thanks to the casinos in the downtown Reno area as well as special funding set aside by the City of Reno, tonight is going to be full of fireworks and fun for everyone. Beginning at 8pm, North Virginia Street will be shut down to automobile traffic from 1st St to 6th St. They will open up after clean-up has been completed. Casinos will be handing out party favors and a special fireworks display will go off at midnight to usher in the (1 comments)
reno real estate: Free Reno Christmas Eve Dinner - 12/24/12 10:50 AM
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house...every creature was scurrying to finish up the last-minute Christmas decorations, baking, errands, etc. Yeah. That didn't rhyme, but who has the time? It's your last chance to get ready for Santa's arrival tonight. Why not take a break from your running around and enjoy a free Reno Christmas Eve dinner tonight? The Verdi Mining Co Saloon and Pizzeria is offering their annual free turkey dinner beginning at 2pm today until close of business tonight. Located at 1155 Old Hwy 40 W just 10 miles west of Reno, the Verdi Mining Co (0 comments)
reno real estate: Reno Santa for Seniors - 12/17/12 09:25 AM
Christmas is all about giving. We give presents, time, love...whatever we can. Many senior citizens in the Reno area end up spending Christmas alone. Why not show some of these seniors that there are people who care about them during the holiday season? Become a Reno Santa for a senior this year. Reno City Hall has two holiday giving trees on display in their lobby. On each tree are names and Christmas gift wishes for local Reno seniors. All you have to do is pick a gift tag off the tree, purchase the item requested and drop the gift back off (0 comments)
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