Fall Break Camps 2014

Looking for a week long camp experience for your kids during Washoe County School District’s upcoming fall break?  We’ve found some great options for kids of all ages in the Reno – Sparks area. Judy’s Kidz Klub –  October 6th to October 11th (7:00 am – 6:00 pm available), Huffaker Elementary (980 Wheatland Dr., Reno.)  K – 6th grade.  For [...]

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The Essential Guide to UNR Tailgating with Kids!

Stake your territory early.  Do your research in advance and go over the UNR Mackay Stadium parking map.  Tailgating is allowed in all surface parking lots around Mackay Stadium.  As per UNR, the parking and tailgating is free on the east side of Mackay Stadium around Peccole Park and the Wolf Pack Park intramural fields on a first-come, first-served basis. [...]

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Not-to-Miss Activities and Events This Weekend for Reno – Tahoe Families

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend?  Here are some not-to-miss events happening in our neighborhood.   The Truckee Carnival:  There will be rides for all ages… little cars, spinning strawberries, and low-flying airplanes for the tots, a Ferris wheel and giant slide for the preschoolers, bumper cars, tilt-a-whirl, and a small roller coaster for big kids, [...]

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Cool Digital Resources for Back to School Organization

Cozi  is a free app that helps you manage the family schedule, organize shopping lists and to do lists, and capture memories, all in one place.  Cozi works on any computer, phone or tablet.  You can make shopping lists, schedule doctor appointment, keep contact phone numbers, and send reminders to all your family at once.  In addition, you can easily [...]

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Back to School Checklist – Get Organized Before School Starts

It’s Back to School time again, and time to get organized.  Follow our handy checklist to make sure you and your kids are ready to go Monday morning.   Make sure your child is registered for their school! Copy all registration records and any other information from the school and put in each child’s individual school folders.   Go through [...]

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Reno – Tahoe “Not-to-Miss” Family Events in August

We can’t believe it’s August already!  But summer is not over yet, and we’ve got some “not-to-miss” family events that will help you enjoy every last bit of it.  And don’t forget, check our calendar for more events not listed here.   The Discovery Museum:  Stargazing Weekend – Aug 9-10.  Take a glimpse into the study of the stars. Create [...]

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Get the Most out of Your Nevada State Fair Experience with These 11 Tips

The Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair celebrates Nevada’s 150th birthday at Fuji Park in Carson City, Nevada on July 30th thru August 3rd, 2014.  This is a great opportunity for some family fun during the last days of summer vacation.  To get the most out of your State Fair visit, follow our 11 suggestions below! 1 If you have some major carnival ride [...]

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What You Need in Your Car This Summer – the Ultimate List for Parents!

  After several summers of driving kids around, we thought we would pass along our summer organization knowledge to you. We’ve scanned the RENOfamonthego minivan, and here is a handy list of items we found stored inside that has made our summer easier.  We hope this will make your summer easier as well! Sun hats –  We found these cute [...]

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Our Top Picks for Families this Weekend!

Planning out your weekend with your family? Here are our top picks for the weekend. For lots more family events, check out our calendar! The Summit Farmer’s Market (Saturday, June 28, 9 am – 2 pm. 13925 S. Virginia St. in the parking lot between Dillard’s and Starbucks)  Produce, specialty packaged goods, bakery items, home- and garden-themed arts and crafts, and flowers. [...]

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Events for Kids and Families This Weekend – June 21 – 22

Here are some great events happening this weekend in the Reno – Tahoe area.  For lots more events, check out our calendar. Fizz, Boom, Read! Kitchen Science!  Saturday, June 21st from 2 – 3 pm at the South Valleys Library. Join them for a fun afternoon of science experiments and fun with everyday food items. Free. Family Art Adventures at VSA [...]

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