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It’s a great weekend to get out and boy are there a lot of ways to accomplish that this weekend. You can take on a serious run with the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey which goes for 178 miles through some beautiful landscape. Or you can take a walk around the track at Reno High School and help raise money and awareness for those fighting cancer. You can catch some off road races in Fernley, hit up a 40 household yard sale in historic Old Southwest Reno and attend a NDOW workshop to teach your kids to fish in Verdi. Enjoy! 

Friday 5/30

Reno Tahoe Odyssey

This 178 mile relay race winds from Reno to Tahoe and back through some incredible landscape.

Stuff a bus for seniors:

This event is part of the national celebration of older Americans and it takes place at the Aces Ballpark. The cities of Reno and Sparks are teaming up with the Washoe County Senior Services to fill the bus with things seniors need. They have list of wish items on their website. It runs from 10:30 a.m. -8 p.m.

Wild West in Midtown:

The Creative Coalition of Midtown is holding an event tonight, from 5-9 p.m. to show off the changes to that part of town and to celebrate the history of the Wild West. 40 businesses are taking part.

Reno Street Food in the Park Food Trucks:

Where can you find a dozen food trucks from Thai food to yogurt all in one place at one time? Idlewild Park in Reno from 5-9 p.m. tonight.

Reno Music Project at the Wildflower Village

This is your chance to play for a small group and try out new music for them at the Wildflower Village just west of downtown Reno.

Hot august Nights Spring Fever Preview

Classic Cars and 50’s music and it’s not even August. This preview for Hot August Nights is to get you in the mood as somewhat of a warm-up.

Saturday 5/31

Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the Wild West Motor Sports Park.

Some fast and furious off-road racing at the WildWest Motor Sports Park in Fernley is on this weekend.  It’s part of the touring Lucas Oil Off- road racing series.

Free pet adoptions

You can adopt animals and help raise money for a national no-kill shelter through the Maddie’s Fund event this weekend. At the Nevada Humane Society from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and at the Sparks Marina from 11 a.m. til 5 p.m.

Spring Car Show Locust and E. Taylor 11-3   proceeds to Reno vets

This event in the park near the Veterans Administration Hospital in Reno is to take the fun to the vets. There will be classic cars.., food, music and festivities. Proceeds go to vet programs at the hospital.

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E-Waste round-up from 9-3 South Lake Tahoe Middle School

This is your chance to unload E-waste. They’ll be collecting it at the South Lake Tahoe Middle School from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Reno Tahoe Odyssey

This 178 mile relay race winds from Reno to Tahoe and back through some incredible landscape.

Old Southwest Reno Yard Sale:

The community there is pulling together and more than 40 households will be cleaning out closets and offering their treasures from 8 a.m. til noon.

NDOW kids learn to fish

This is a free workshop for kids to learn to fish. The Nevada Department of Wildlife will be putting it on Saturday morning…from 8 a.m.-noon at the Crystal Peak Pond in Verdi.

Sunday 6/1

Ride for the Tatas

A motorcycle ride that benefits Moms on the Run. It’s Sunday at the Livestock Events Center…pancake breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The run is from noon to 5 p.m. and takes riders from Reno through Carson and Minden and back.

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