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Upcoming Events


Trails Challenge Guided Hikes

Sun Valley Regional Park
March 29th, 2014
  
Wedekind Regional Park

April 19th, 2014

Crystal Peak Park
May 31st, 2014
Sponsored by Scheels. Come early for a $10.00 gift card! 

Hikes begin at 9:00 am. Click here for more info and directions.
Banff Mountain Film Festival
April 3rd, 2014 (5:30 pm pre-show)
Stop by our booth at the pre-show. Click here for more info. 

Truckee Meadows Trails Challenge Hiking 101 at Scheels
April 24th, 2014  (6 pm)
Learn how the Truckee Meadows Trails Challenge works, get some advice on hiking equipment from Scheels experts, and some first aid tips from REMSA. First 30 attendees receive a $10 Scheels gift card! This is a free event.
Nevada's Big Give
April 25th, 2014
Show your support for TMPF. Make your donation for the Big Give starting today! Click here to go to our page. 

Treasure Our Parks 5K Fun Run 
April 26th, 2014 (9 am)
Click here to register for the 5K and the free kids run.
Reno Earth Day
April 27th, 2014

Parks: Past Present Perspectives
May 10th, (10am - 4pm)

TMPF members are invited to attend a reception May 9th. Become a member of TMPF at any amount by clicking here
TMPF Awarded Four Full-Time AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

Three-year, $240,000 grant will build capacity and help turn local parks into learning laboratories
Starting this summer, Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation will have two Program Coordinators, a Development Coordinator and a Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator working to support our parks. These AmeriCorps members will spearhead the development of the Student Stewards Program, which will work with underserved schools to give young citizen scientists the opportunity to study the natural world in their own backyard.  
Lots to do this spring with the Parks Foundation
From the Trails Challenge guided hikes to the upcoming Treasure Our Parks 5K Fun Run and Rephotography Project exhibition, TMPF has a lot going on this spring. For more info on specific events, click the links on the left. If you see something a friend may be interested in, please forward them this email. Interested in volunteering for an event? Contact us at info@tmparksfoundation.org. Thank you!
Treasure Our Parks 5K Fun Run (April 26th, 9 am)
Help TMPF support our parks while exploring Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Whether you run or walk, come out and kick off the day-long Treasure Quest event, hosted by KNPB and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space. Participants get a super cool long-sleeved t-shirt, a free pancake breakfast, and other goodies compliments of our sponsors. Following the 5K run will be a free 1K kids fun run at 10:00 am, discounted May Museum admission and tons of free activities at the May Center.  
Parks: Past/Present Perspectives Exhibition
(May 10th, 10 am - 4 pm)

To celebrate the opening of the Parks Rephotography Project, TMPF and the City of Reno will be holding a special showing of 18 historical photographs recreated to highlight some of the changes that have taken place in our parks. At 10 am, we will be recreating the following historic photograph of the dedication of the California Building.
Everyone is invited to join us and be a part of Reno history. We are especially looking for veterans, boy scouts and girl scout groups, so please help us spread the word and have them contact us. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Become a Parks Site Steward and help us document change in the community.

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