Healthy Communities Coalition

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Nevada Artists Invited to Submit Proposals Promoting Public Health Messages

$2,000 to each selected artist Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, in partnership with Immunize Nevada and Nevada Community Health Worker Association, is offering $2,000 each in awards to Nevada artists age 18+ who can help get messages…

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Students Play Zampoña Flutes with Kantu Inka Saturday May 28

Silver City, Nevada – This spring a group of Silver City adults have been learning to play a traditional Andean instrument, the zampoña flute, with Nevada Arts Council Teaching Artists Carlos Ocampo and Julie Lozada Ocampo of Kantu Inka. They…

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Kantu Inka Performs Music of the Andes at Community Roots June 13

Dayton, Nevada – Kantu Inka will offer an outdoor concert this summer at Community Roots garden center at 209 Dayton Valley Road. The public is invited to this free event on Monday, June 13 from 3pm-4:30pm. The concert will feature…

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Healthy Communities meets May 12

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ May meeting includes two presentations: Jessica Flood Abrass, Northern Regional Behavioral Health Coordinator, will give an overview of the Parents’ Guide for Youth Mental Health. Then Justin McIntosh will describe Healthy Communities’…

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Writing Workshop for Older Adults with Nevada Poet Laureate Gailmarie Pahmeier

This summer at the Silver City Schoolhouse, any adult 50+ is invited to a series of four writing sessions with Nevada Poet Laureate Gailmarie Pahmeier! The series of Nevada Arts Council-funded poetry writing sessions for older adults will be held…

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HCC’s Summer Science and Arts for Kids

Summer 2022 Arts and Science Programming for Children and Their Parents Silver City’s annual schedule of free summer STEAM activities (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) got its start in 2004. The children’s portion of the summer STEAM program is…

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Learn to play the zampona flute with Kantu Inka this spring

Learn to play a traditional Andean instrument, the zampoña flute, with Kantu Inka! Older adults have the opportunity to sign up for a free April-May 2022 series to learn to play the Andean pan flute. Additional students will be accepted…

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Rural Outreach Migrant Worker Clinic

UNR School of Medicine is holding a Rural Outreach Migrant Worker Clinic on Sunday, May 1 at 213 S. Whitacre in Yerington Nevada from 9AM to 3PM. This clinic provides free medical services such as general physicals, sports physicals, laboratory…

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Free Dental Services for Kids

Free dental exams, x-rays, extractions and fillings will be available for children on April 30 and May 1 from 9am-3pm in Yerington. To make an appointment, contact Norma Espinoza at Healthy Communities Coalition at 455-1700. Translators are available to assist…

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Shaun Griffin Poetry Reading in Silver City Sunday April 24

Silver City, Nevada – Historic Silver City is the venue for a month full of poetry events this April. Several groups are collaborating to host four public events in the Comstock town during National Poetry Month. Award winning poet Shaun…

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