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Get ready to enjoy summer with these July things to do in Reno and Sparks that are either virtual or comply with COVID-19 restrictions. Artown is back for its 25th year with more than 300 events, both online and in person. Many other organizations are also offering workshops, concerts, and more! Check out this list of July things to do in Reno and Sparks.

July Things To Do In Reno

America The Beautiful!

United States Flag day

  • When: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
  • Where: Wilbur D. May Museum
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A new exhibition of oil paintings, acrylic, water media, pastels, and mixed media works from the Latimer Art Club, America the Beautiful! features a variety of art inspired by the famous song that begins: “Oh beautiful for spacious skies, for amber

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While Wingfield Park and Hawkins Amphitheater won’t host large performances for this year’s Artown, the event plans to bring art to the Biggest Little City through virtual shows, small events, and a city-wide invitation to make art through “Heartown.”

The Artown 2020 poster was created by artist Ivette Valenzuela.

“The vitality of live art will not be lost, and the magic of Artown will continue,” said executive director Beth Macmillan. “People will interact, though differently, and the arts will heal our community throughout July.”

Every July for the past 25 years, Artown, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, has created a city-wide celebration of the arts with mostly free concerts, gallery displays, pop-up performances, theater productions, and crafts.

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From Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful. Are you looking to put something new in your garden or yard? The city of Reno Parks Department is giving KTMB and the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation the proceeds from the sale of city grown flowers and vegetables! The sale will be Wednesday and Thursday, July 1 and 2, from 8-2 pm, unless there is a sell-out on Wednesday, at the City of Reno Parks Department nursery located at 190 Telegraph Road directly behind a public storage facility.  

For the protection of everyone –

  • Customers and staff will be required to wear masks
  • Tape marks on floor guide one-way system through the greenhouse
  • 40 customers plus up to 10 staff maximum in greenhouse

Pricing: 

$2 per 4-inch pot or six-pack

$4 per gallon

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While some of Northern Nevada’s favorite large events are on pause for 2020 due to the Coronavirus, there are still many fun June things to do in Reno and Sparks. From small art classes to a restaurant week to welcome back eateries to online fun runs and festivals, event organizers are getting creative! Check out this list of June things to do from local organizations.

June Things To Do

Renown Health Foundation Virtual Town Hall

  • When: Monday, June 1, 2020, and Monday, June 8, 2020
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Renown Health President & CEO, Dr. Tony Slonim, will share the latest information on COVID-19 and other important Renown projects during this Renown Health Foundation Virtual Town Hall. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask

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As we continue to navigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our community, economy, and society, it’s more important than ever to stay connected to one another. That’s why at Dickson Realty, we’re supporting a variety of programs that help everyone do just that.

These Programs Can Help Our Community Stay Connected

Feeding Our Vulnerable Populations

Because of Covid-19, the number of people facing severe food insecurity has increased dramatically, both globally and locally. At the same time, hundreds of individuals in the food industry have lost their jobs. To address both challenges, several local nonprofit and corporate organizations created a new partnership to ensure the most vulnerable in our community have access to prepared meals

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As the state of Nevada continues to grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, many Northern Nevada organizations are hosting virtual events during May! From live classes and workshops to concerts and fundraisers, there are plenty of ways to stay home and have fun. Check out this list of virtual things to do in May from local organizations.

Virtual Events In May

Camp Curiosity

  • When: Ongoing
  • Link

Camp Curiosity provides free lesson plans, projects, games, and videos that are connected to PBS Reno’s on-air programs, including Curious George, Wild Kratts, Cat in the Hat, and Wild Nevada. There are also interactive contests and chances for children to appear on television. PBS Reno is partnering with Washoe County School District to

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While in-person gatherings are postponed right now due to COVID-19, many Northern Nevada organizations are hosting online events during April! From live concerts to scavenger hunts, to yoga classes, to mixology contests, there are plenty of ways to stay home and have fun. Check out this list of online things to do in April from local organizations.

Online Events In April

Wellness Wednesdays

  • When: Wednesday, April 1, 2020–Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • Link

Join Together Northern Nevada is going virtual! In partnership with Arts For All Nevada, Note-able Music Therapy Services, Quest Counseling, and Urban Lotus Project, JTNN  is offering free virtual sessions in yoga, mindfulness, arts, music, and more. Sessions begin at 11 a.m.,

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As the weekend approaches, you may be looking for activities you can do at home while social distancing during the Coronavirus. Here are 16 things you can do from the comfort of your own abode while staying safe, healthy and relatively sane.

Activities You Can Do At Home For Adults

  1. Explore a Museum

Just because you can’t leave your home, doesn’t mean you can’t go to the Louvre or the MoMA. There are at least 14 world-class museums that offer virtual tours right from your laptop. Check them all out here. 

  1. Go to the Movies Together

With the Netflix party Chrome extension, you can host a group watch party with friends and family. It synchronizes video playback and adds group chat, so you can make your own version of Mystery

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Right now is a challenging time for many local businesses during COVID-19. But, a thriving business community is a part of what makes Northern Nevada such a special place to live. As consumers and citizens, we can help entrepreneurs and employees in a variety of ways. Here are a few suggestions for how you can make a difference and support Northern Nevada businesses during COVID-19.

What You Can Do To Support Northern Nevada Businesses During COVID-19 While Staying Safe

1) Order take out or delivery from your favorite restaurant

After a few days of eating pantry food, you’re probably going to want something to eat that you didn’t prepare. Luckily for you, many of your favorite spots are offering take-out and delivery options at this time.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 11:50 p.m. EDT (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere) is the Vernal (Spring) Equinox, commonly known as the first day of spring! 

Things have been a little crazy for the last few weeks with the spread of Covid-19. Whether you're home from work, tackling home schooling lessons for your kids, or going through your normal routines, you may want a break from the news and panic and celebrating spring might be the way to do that. We've compiled a list of things you can do to welcome the season in Northern Nevada.

  • Take a Hike- With so many awesome trails, you can "self-isolate" and still enjoy the great outdoors. 
  • Garden- If you're not quite ready to start planting outdoors, consider starting an indoor garden. 
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