Category: Parks and Open Space

Programs on the Porch is back with its wildlife edition, featuring local wildlife professionals presenting information on a variety of species. These presentations will be showcased every Friday night from May 19 through June 23 from the porch of the historic Bowers Mansion.

Programs on the Porch presentation schedule:

May 19 – Birds of Prey with Marie Gaspari (LIVE Birds)
May 26 – Bears with NDOW
June 2 – Snakes with the UNR Biology Dept. (LIVE Snakes)
June 9 – Bats with Carson Creature Catchers
June 16 – Bees with the No. NV Beekeepers Association (LIVE Bees)
June 23 – Bobcats & Mountain Lions with NDOW

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Spring into family fun at Rancho San Rafael’s Farm Day

There will be many family-friendly activities including meeting farm animals from Valley Amigos Ranch, join a massive “find the turkeys” scavenger hunt, create crafts in the Discovery Room, learn about insects with Truckee Meadow Parks Foundation, visit Girl Scouts of Sierra NV themed booth and photo opportunities, play corn hole with KTMB and spin the prize wheel, check out antique tractors and engines, meet Master Gardeners handing out seed bombs, listen to the amazing Washoe County Librarians with story times and activities, and many more partners and activities! Short Tail Coffee will have warm drinks and snacks for purchase.

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