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Truckee Meadows
Trails Challenge

Saturday, October 24, 2015 @ 9:00am

If you're a Washoe County School District Employee, this is one of the last opportunities you have to track your progress for reimbursement before the end of the year!

Meet the Turkeys

Don't forget to mark your calendars for Washoe County's annual
Meet the Turkey's event! This year's dates will
be Saturday
November 7th & 21st
from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Come out and enjoy the festivities of seeing different turkey breeds, partake in scavenger hunts, crafting, and horse and pony rides provided by Lorie's Pony Express! 

Virginia Lake Dog Park Restoration Project

For those of you who don't remember, earlier this year Phase I of the Virginia Lake Dog Park Restoration Project was completed! The bid for Phase II will be heard at the October 28th City Council Meeting at 10:00 am.

We encourage you to attend and provide a public comment thanking the City Council for their consideration of the item and their continued support of parks in the community. Your public feedback is crucial to the success of this project.

For more information on the project, get involved, or donate, please visit our webpage here

Fun Fact!

Did you know that Nevada was the 36th state to join the Union? They joined on
October 31st, 1864.

Happy Halloween!

Nature Blog

Don't forget to read the latest installment of Kelsey's Nature Blog, Lies We Believe as Children Part I: The Daddy Longlegs Dilemma

Science Corner

Did you know that a Canada goose on average weighs only 7 lbs? This adaptation keeps them light enough to fly. They achieve this weight by having hollow bones, small bodies hidden under layers of light feathers, and by not holding waste in a bladder.  The more you know!


Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation presents its 1st annual Halloween festival, A Night With Nosferatu. Come join us for an evening of carnival games, Halloween-themed activities, and a very special screening of the 1922 classic, Nosferatu, accompanied by a live score composed by local musicians!

Tickets are $8.00 in advance on our website or $10.00 at the door.

Interested in attending this event for free? Please contact Belen Figueroa at to ask about volunteer opportunities!

And a special thanks to IMBIB Custom Brews for providing the beer for the event!

This festival is a fundraiser that will directly benefit the 2016 Student Stewards Summer Camp.

Hope to see you all there!  

Every Thursday from October 15th - November 12th,
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation will be offering Discover Your Parks Walks for Reno Seniors. All walks are free, will begin at 10:00 am, and transportation is available by reservation through Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center.
For the full calendar of events, driving directions, and information on how to reserve a seat for transportation, please
check out our webpage here


Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is proud to announce
it will be hosting a horseshoe tournament on October 24th!
This event is for those of us that just can't wait any longer for horseshoes to become an official Olympic event.
Don't worry, you don't need to be a pitchin' prodigy to play in this tournament, you just need to
register here to participate.
Registration fee is $20 for an individual and entitles you to two free beers.

Special thanks to Under the Rose for providing the beer for this event!

TMPF Talks: Prehistoric Reno

Monday, November 9th, 2015 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at IMBIB Custom Brews

785 E 2nd St, Reno, NV 89502

Join TMPF to discuss the prehistory, paleoecology, and Native American history of the Great Basin/Truckee Meadows. 

Light food provisions will be available for suggested donation.


Members get discounted beer!

Thanks to:
For providing great snacks for all of our hikes and walks. 

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