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Not only will there be plenty of sunshine this weekend…there are plenty of Things 2 Do! From fundraisers to dog races and from Cinco de Mayo to the Kentucky Derby there are reasons to dress up, ways to help out and lots to keep you busy. Enjoy!


Friday 5/2


Fake prom for American Cancer Society, 7:30pm, Reno Elks Lodge

This event is for all of you who loved your prom so much you want to go again…or who missed your prom and want to experience one. And it’s a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Chloe Beardsley will be emceeing. It’s at the Reno Elks Lodge from 7:30-11pm.

www.americancancerfoundation.org

Reno Music Project at Wildflower Village:

This is a chance to show off your skills and hone them in front of a live audience.

www.renomusicproject.com

Cinco de Mayo at the Grand Sierra Resort, 3 pm

This is Reno’s official celebration and it runs all weekend. Mexican dancers, face painting and plenty of fun on tap.

www.cincodemayo.com

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale, 9 am-6 pm, Reno Livestock Events Center

Whether you are looking for clothes, toys, books or furniture they have it all at this sale. It’s gently used and at some of the best prices you’ll find.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/just-between-friends-reno-2014-spring-sale-tickets-9435234039


Bishop Manogue, 'Pied Piper,' 7:30 pm

The high school production of the Pied Piper will run Friday and Saturday on stage at Bishop Manogue.

www.bishopmanogue.org


Saturday 5/3

Dean's Future Scholars Cinco de Mayo 5k

There will be a Latin-themed 5K that will start and end at Mackay Stadium on the University of Nevada campus. It benefits the Dean's Future Scholars Program. The run begins at 9 a.m.

http://www.aiyevents.com/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=267

Chihuahua races at Bully’s, 12 pm Saturday and Sunday 6-10 pm

They are a traditional staple for Cinco de Mayo celebration in northern Nevada and they raise money for the SPCA.

www.bullysSportsBar.com

Moana Nursery water wise plants 10 am

It’s gardening time and the Moana Nursery wants to make sure you are planting the right plants for our climate. This weekend’s free seminar is to educate everyone on water wise plants.

www.moananursery.com

Grand Sierra Resort, Cinco de Mayo, 2-4 pm Saturday and Sunday

The Grand Sierra Resort is the official Cinco de Mayo celebration for Reno and they will be celebrating all weekend long with Mexican music and dancing, face painting and family fun.

www.cincodemayoreno.com

Sonja Henie Lodge #29 Daughters of Norway smorgasbord and fundraiser / scholarship fund

Lodge #29  E. 9th Street & Sutro in Reno (at the Senior Citizen Center)

This is a scholarship fundraiser for the Daughters of Norway and they will be holding their smorgasbord at the Sr. Center on East 9th Street.

www.daughtersofnorwayreno.com

Bishop Manogue, 'Pied Piper,' 2 pm

Their annual spring stage production this year is the Pied Piper and it will be onstage for a matinee today.

www.bishopmanogue.org

Police Memorial Parade in V.C., noon, celebrates law enforcement and pays tribute to those lost in line of duty

Virginia City loves its parades and this weekend they’ll be holding their annual parade to celebrate law enforcement in general and specifically, those who have lost their lives it the line of duty. It starts at noon and it’s the only parade of its kind in the state.

www.peaceofficersmuseum.org

JDRF Gala at the Nugget honoring the Ascuaga’s, 6-10 pm, Vision Gala money for type 1 diabetes

The local JDRF raised $35,000 last year and hopes to raise $40,000 this year with their big gala at the Nugget. Our own Kristen Remington emcees it and this year John Ascuaga and his wife Rose will be honored.

www.jdrf.org

Runway for Life for Moms on the Run, Atlantis by the Lodo Loft doors open at 11 am, fashion show at 12:30 pm

The annual fashion show will be held at the Atlantis this year. Doors open at 11:00 and the show starts at 12:30. Proceeds to go to the Moms on the Run a non-profit that raises money for local cancer patients. 

www.momsontherun.info

Cinco de Mayo at the Grand Sierra Resort

This is Reno’s official celebration and it runs all weekend. Mexican dancers, face painting and plenty of fun on tap.

www.cincodemayo.com

Kentucky Derby Fundraiser for Jr. League at the Grove, noon- 5 pm, Juleps Jockeys and Jazz

The Jr. League of Reno invites everyone to pick a fancy hat and head to the Grove on Sunday for the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.

www.jlr.org

Kentucky Derby with the Reno Chamber Orchestra, noon, Peppermill Casino

This fundraiser for the Reno Chamber Orchestra includes prizes for the best hats in a number of categories including those worn by men.

www.renochamberorchestra.org

Eye Candy Salon art show, benefits Kids First Family Services, 5-8 pm 40 E. 4th Street

The Eye Candy Salon is putting on an art show and they are raising money for the Kids First family services in this area.

www.eyecandysalonreno.com

Just Between Friends Spring Sale, Reno Livestock Events Center, 9 am-3 pm

Whether you are looking for clothes, toys, books or furniture they have it all at this sale. It’s gently used and at some of the best prices you’ll find.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/just-between-friends-reno-2014-spring-sale-tickets-9435234039


Aly’s Prom Closet, 10am-4pm, Shoppers Square Mall, Reno

Prom dresses at fabulous prices and they fund purchasing more for those who can’t afford them for their prom nights.

 www.alyspromcloset.com


Sunday 5/4


Chihuahua Races, Bullys, noon-5pm, SPCA fundraiser

This is Reno’s official celebration and it runs all weekend. Mexican dancers, face painting and plenty of fun on tap.

www.BullsSportsBar.com

Cinco de Mayo at the Grand Sierra

This is Reno’s official celebration and it runs all weekend. Mexican dancers, face painting and plenty of fun on tap.

www.cincodemayo.com

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale, 9 am-2 pm, Reno Livestock Events Center

Whether you are looking for clothes, toys, books or furniture they have it all at this sale. It’s gently used and at some of the best prices you’ll find.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/just-between-friends-reno-2014-spring-sale-tickets-9435234039

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