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September 2021

When the Stars Align: KISS Meets Hello Hollywood Hello!

September 14 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States

On now through November 1st, the Sparks Museum is proud to display a fabulous pop-up exhibit celebrating the long connection between KISS and Northern Nevada, just as KISS is set to perform right across the street from the museum at the Nugget Event Center on Thursday, September 23rd! Come by today and marvel at two glamorous costume designs of Pete Menefee and learn about the artistry behind the most dazzling show this region has ever hosted. For those who remember…

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Book Signing: “Weird Sparks”

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States

Join as we welcome the authors of "Weird Sparks” Sandie La Nie and Arline La Ferry! Meet and greet with these historians and authors in Sparks-themed addition to their “Weird” Series, detailing historical curiosities and mysteries in Sparks’ early history. Get the scoop on a wide array of interesting tidbits and fun facts about our fascinating city!

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LifeScapes

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States

Lifescapes is a memoir writing class for seniors and adults. Created in 2000, Lifescapes was designed for Northern Nevada seniors to connect with others in a friendly, community setting. Over the last 20 years, Lifescapes has engaged over 800 community members in writing, sharing, and publishing their life stories. Over 250 publications, including over 35 anthologies have been locally and internationally published. Some members' works have been published by major publishers, and a few have been translated into several languages. Lifescapes is free…

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October 2021

StorySongs: Rediscovering Truckee Meadows Natural History

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
$5

Join us as we welcome Mr. Mark Vollmer and Mr. Jim Eaglesmith who bring you an engaging family program, StorySongs, in two parts. On Saturday, October 9th,  StorySongs: Rediscovering Truckee Meadows Natural History will help you explore Reno/Sparks’ geologic history and how natural features determine our community landscape. The program for Saturday, October 16th,  StorySongs: Remembering Our Cultural Heritage of the Truckee Meadows will focus on the cultural history of the Truckee Meadows area from prehistoric indigenous populations to present…

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StorySongs: Remembering Our Cultural Heritage of the Truckee Meadows

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
$5

Join us as we welcome back Mr. Mark Vollmer and Mr. Jim Eaglesmith for the second part of their program "StorySongs: Remembering Our Cultural Heritage of the Truckee Meadows" on Saturday October 16th. The program for Saturday, October 16th,  StorySongs: Remembering Our Cultural Heritage of the Truckee Meadows will focus on the cultural history of the Truckee Meadows area from prehistoric indigenous populations to present day. Each event includes an interactive slide show, creative writing elements, live music, and egg…

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