local events: Local Schools And Businesses Get Creative Decorating Christmas Trees in Sparks NV - 12/10/10 09:00 AM
"Lights of Kindness" presented by Think Kindness at the Outlets at Legends in Sparks!


Washoe County Students from different schools, High School Choir and Theater groups, Sparks locally owned and operated businesses and Legends merchants got creative this year for the "Lights of Kindness" holiday event.
Organized by the non-profit organization called Think Kindness, this event is raising money that will stay with Reno and Sparks charities. The folks behind this organization was able to get over 75 trees donated from The Dolan Automotive Group and  100% of money raised will be kept and donated to local charities.
Each tree … (10 comments)

local events: Best in The West Rib Cook-Off ~Labor Day Fun In Sparks Nevada - 09/03/10 12:39 PM
It's Friday, do you know what you are going to do for fun this Labor Day Weekend?

The Best In The West Nugget Rib Cook - Off is here for its 22nd year ~ Come join the fun tonight through Monday, September 6, 2010! This is a free event that locals and visitors look forward to each year. Local businesses say revenues from this event will help them survive through the slower, winter months.
An estimated 50,000 people will be sampling, judging and eating up some delicious Ribs over the next few days!
As Reno and Sparks, Nevada residents, we look forward … (2 comments)

local events: Explosive Fourth of July Fireworks Events In Northern Nevada - 07/02/10 01:26 PM
Find your Fourth of July explosive Fireworks Shows and Events in the Northern Nevada areas of Sparks, Reno, Carson City, Lake Tahoe and Virginia City right here!

Star Spangled Sparks ~ Probably one of Northern Nevada's largest fireworks events.  The Star spangled Sparks party is an all day, family fun filled extravaganza.
Start you day at the Sparks Marina with hot air balloon rides, a two mile run/walk race, a milk carton boat race and a Sparks' Got Talent Competition.
After you finish running and racing at the Sparks Marina, walk on over to the Legends shopping center and enjoy live music, several … (1 comments)

local events: Reno River Festival 2009 ~ The Truckee River Comes To Life! - 05/09/09 04:16 AM
The Reno River Festival 2009!


The sixth annual Reno River Festival continues today and Sunday!
The event is expecting over 40,000 spectators to come and celebrate on the Truckee River in downtown Reno.
The Reno Festival features kayaking competitions, whitewater clinics, live music, a beer garden, great food and a whole lot of people watching!
Wear your sandals so you can soak your feet in the river while relaxing under the sun, temperatures this weekend in Reno are expected to reach 80 degrees.
Come out this weekend to downtown Reno and celebrate on the Truckee River! This outdoor event … (23 comments)

local events: Northern Nevada Arts in Bloom Festival Celebrates Mother's Day at the Sparks Marina Park - 05/08/09 03:15 AM
Celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday at the 7th annual Arts in Bloom Festival at the Sparks Marina!
Arts in Bloom is Presented by Reno Lawn and Landscape!

The Sparks Marina is located at 300 Howard Drive, Sparks, Nevada, 89434
Admission is FREE!
The celebration is from 10a.m. to 4p.m. on Sunday, May 10, 2009

The Arts in Bloom Festival is back at the Sparks Marina Park for its 7th year this Mother's Day. The event this year falls on May 10, 2009 and runs from 10a.m. to 4p.m. and will feature work by local artists, a celebrity painted plate action, a performance … (4 comments)

local events: Legends at Sparks Marina Announces Job Fair - May 7, 2009 - 05/01/09 03:12 AM
Need a job? The Legends at the Sparks Marina announces a job fair for May 7, 2009  from 11am to 7pm  at John Ascuaga's Nugget. The job fair is sponsored by the City of Sparks, RED Development and John Ascuaga's Nugget. Approximately 25 tenants are expected to open this summer at the Sparks lifestyle shopping center and are looking to hire approximately 700 people to fill various positions including sales associates, retail managers, food servers and security staff.
The Legends at  Sparks Marina is the largest destination complex for retail and entertainment in Northern Nevada. Up to 700 people will be hired … (6 comments)

local events: Reno Aces ~ Countdown To Opening Day! - 03/26/09 03:08 PM
Northern Nevada's baseball fans are counting down the days to the Reno Aces season opener. In just a few short weeks,  Reno's first-ever Triple-A-Baseball team will play their first home game in their new $50 million outdoor stadium in the heart of downtown Reno!
On April 17, 2009 the Reno Aces will host the Salt Lake Bees!

~Aces Stadium in March 2009~
Construction of the new stadium that broke ground in February 2008 is on schedule to meet its opening day dead line. I took this picture this week as the workers were finishing installing the turf. The lights, seats and press boxes … (7 comments)

 
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