30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
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Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa
30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration presented by the Northern Nevada Black Cultural Awareness Society (NNBCAS). This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Sherri Williams, an assistant professor in race, media, and communication at American University. Dr. Williams will help commemorate the theme for this year’s event of, Remember, Reflect, Renew. This black-tie event will fund NNBCAS’s local programs and events throughout the year, i.e. Mentoring Moments program, annual Juneteenth event and the annual Youth Academic Skate Night.
Dr. Sherri Williams, will also be speaking to youth from the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows (Pennington Location – Foster Drive), on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm. www.nnbcas.org
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Bioblitz
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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park Reno
The Day of Service Bioblitz is free and open to volunteers of all ages. We will be cataloging all living things in the park as part of a annual phenology project, to garner a better understanding of the plants, animals, and other wildlife and how their populations are changing. We will transect the park, and each volunteer will be responsible for recording all the plants, animals, and wildlife they see along their transect, or section. TMPF will provide more detailed field guides, pictures, and tools such as aspirators, magnifying glasses, and forceps to allow citizens at all levels of comfortability to participate, collect, and identify the changing ecology of our local parks. This is a wonderful and non-traditional volunteer opportunity, and will allow volunteers to participate in an ongoing project, as well as to get outside and enjoy one of our many beautiful county parks.
We will also provide bags and trash picker kits for clean up at the park as well.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park is located on the corner of Coretta Way and Kennedy Drive in Reno, NV 89506. Stop by for the entire program, or for only twenty minutes—we’d love to see you there! Please contact Matt Webber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-410-1702 with any questions.
TMPF is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting parks in Truckee Meadows including Washoe County, Reno, and Sparks parks. To learn more please visit our website at www.tmparksfoundation.org.
Matt Webber, VISTA Leader, email@example.com (775) 410-1702
Lake Mansion, 250 Court Street & Arlington Avenue, Reno NV
Open to all skill levels, this four week, 3 hours each Tuesday night class is open to adults ages 18+. Our experienced instructor will teach to each participant’s skill level. Concepts covered will include: anatomical form, foreshortening, and scale. A live model will be present either costumed or nude. Supplies are included in the class fee.
Classes will be held in Arts for All Nevada’s Art Studio located on the west side of the Lake Mansion. Park in our free lot off Arlington Avenue and walk down the ramp.
Instructed by Arts for All Nevada teaching artist Chris Newhard.
Arts for All Nevada 775-826-6100 firstname.lastname@example.org
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