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April 2022

LifeScapes

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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LifeScapes

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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May 2022

LifeScapes

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 1

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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Sparks Art Walk – May

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States

Join us from 4-7 p.m. as part of the new monthly Sparks Art Walk and create your own chalk art! The historic train will be open during these hours as well, so be sure to stop in for a tour as you make your way down the Art Walk!

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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 2

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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Sparks Police Exhibit Opening

May 21
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
SPD

Join us for the official opening of the Sparks Police De- partment Exhibit beginning at 10 a.m. The history of the Sparks Police Department is featured in this exhibit and added fun on this day will include visits by the K-9 unit behind the Museum, as well as historic police vehicles!

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LifeScapes

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 3

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 4

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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June 2022

For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 5

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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Great Victorian Artisans Fair

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - June 5 @ 4:00 pm
Victorian Square Sparks , NV 89431 United States
GACF

Join us in historic downtown Sparks for a truly unique craft fair featuring many local artisans with incredible creations for sale! The fair takes place from Memorial Park, around the Museum to Victorian Avenue, and fin- ishes INSIDE the Museum with crafters and artists in- side the upper gallery! Friday, June 3rd  -  12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4th  -  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5th  -  10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 6

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 7

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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LifeScapes

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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For the Love of a Smudge! – Class 8

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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Sparks Art Walk – June Scavenger Hunt

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States

Think you know what the Rail City is all about? Where did Sparks get its name? Who is Last Chance Joe? Why is it the "Rail City?" Learn about Sparks' unique history while exploring the Sparks Heritage Museum with this fun and interactive scavenger hunt during this Thursday's Sparks Art Walk! Every participant in the Scavenger Hunt will be provided a clue sheet with instructions on how to play. Once completed, turn these sheets into our volunteers at the front…

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For the Love of a Smudge! – Closing Event

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
For the Love of a Smudge!

Join this exciting and fun art class gears toward older adults 55 and better! We will be creating our own art each day, everything from abstract to landscapes, florals, and more in this eight-session class, running Wednesdays and Fridays through June 17th.

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The 60th Anniversary of John Ascuaga’s Nugget Event, Guest Panel & Postcard Unveiling!

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
$25 – $30

On June 27th, 1962, the Circus Room at John Ascuaga’s Nugget had its grand opening. Join us 60 years to the day later at the Sparks Museum as we celebrate this anniversary with the unveiling of one of the newest artifacts added to the Sparks Museum's collection - the incredible framed postcard collection of entertainers that was once featured outside the showroom doors at the Nugget! Join us this evening as we unveil this wonderful piece, enjoy complementary wine and…

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LifeScapes

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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