Youth Summer Science and Arts Activities

Silver City, Nevada – Silver City is located within a federally designated historic landmark, just 3 miles from Virginia City, 12 miles from Carson City, and 7 miles from Dayton. Throughout the year the community brings public programming in arts, science and more to the Silver City School House and adjacent town park and outdoor performance space (the Silver Pavilion). Parking can be found on the south side of the School House at 385 High Street.


Bicycle Safety Rodeo for ages 5-12 , Tues June 26 from 10am-noon at the Silver City basketball court with Cortney Bloomer of HCC. Please bring your own bike and helmet. Questions? Contact Quest of HCC at

Science for ages 8-12 with UNCE, Tues July 3 from 10am-noon at the School House. Questions? Contact Quest of HCC at

Science fun for ages 8-12 on Tues July 10 from 10am-noon with Jim Barcellos of University Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) at the Silver City School House. Questions? Contact Quest Lakes of Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) at

United Way’s annual school readiness fair  for preschoolers at the School House and park, Tues July 17 from 10am-noon. Join United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra for a morning filled with summer fun for parents and their 0-6 year olds. Crafts, healthy snacks, free children’s books, hands-on educational activities, and more. Questions? Contact Quest of HCC at

united way hopscotch

Floral Design for adults and teens, Tuesday, July 24 from 10am-noon at the School House, space limited, RSVP required. Create beautiful floral arrangements with wildflowers you’ve collected, or flowers from your own garden, with Floral Designer Lynnette Edmondson of Community Roots & Shoots (a nonprofit). Please bring your own vase if possible. No flowers? Lynnette can bring some for you. RSVP at

Blues concert in the park, Sunday, July 29, 6:30pm-8:30pm with Mylo McCormick and other Nevada musicians. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic and enjoy this family-friendly blues and pop concert on the Silver Pavilion stage. Donations appreciated. Sponsored by Resident Artist Program in Silver City. Questions? Contact Quest at

Hands on engineering fun for boys and girls ages 7-12 on Tues Aug 14 from 10am-noon at the School House with guest teachers from Society of Women Engineers. Questions? Contact Quest of HCC at

Carpool to Shakespeare at Sand Harbor. Date to be announced.

shakespeare at sand harbor

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