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February | Calendar of Events Opening Reception for Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Elko Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 3:30-4:30 New exhibitions coming for the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering at the Western Folklife Center. Upcoming Exhibitions: The Mountain Picassos; Images of Basques in the Ranching West and Bertsolritza: Basque Improvised Poetry. More information will soon be available on the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering website. 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Elko, NV Monday, January 29 - Saturday, February 3 Produced by the Western Folklife Center, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival, which honors the arts, culture and traditions of the rural West, including poetry, music, storytelling, dancing, workshops, exhibitions, discussions and food. At the 34th annual Gathering, more than 50 poets, musicians and musical groups from the U.S., Canada, Australia and the Basque country will perform on nine stages at four different venues. Volunteers are always welcome - sign up on our website (nationalcowboypoetrygathering.org) From the opening show on January 29th through the closing Midnight Dance on February 3rd, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, produced by the Western Folklife Center, is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival, which honors the arts, culture and traditions of the rural West, including poetry, music, storytelling, dancing, workshops, exhibitions, discussions and food. At the 34th annual Gathering, more than 50 poets, musicians and musical groups from the U.S., Canada, Australia and the Basque country will perform on nine stages at four different venues. Volunteers are always welcome - sign up on our website (nationalcowboypoetrygathering.org). Ticket prices vary and are on sale now! 3 Day Deluxe Pass: $80; Single-Day Pass: $30; Special discounts and offers for age 35 and under, ranch families and working cowboys. Please visit our website for more information. Great Basin Gear Show - Elko, NV January 24 - February 4 Fine quality art available from contemporary artists and craftsmen in the trades of saddle making, bit making, spur making, silversmithing, and rawhide braiding. More info: (775)738-3418. Cowboy Art & Gear Show February 1-3 Stockmen’s Hotel & Casino 3rd Floor Atrium Groundhog Day Friday, February 2 Sunrise Toastmasters - Elko, NV Friday, February 2 from 6:30am - 7:30am Toastmasters meets every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m. at the Stockmen’s Hotel in the Bull Pen. Elko Parkinson’s Support Group - Elko, NV Friday, February 2 at 1pm Teleconferences: We meet the first Friday of each month for information and support sessions with the Reno Parkinson’s Disease Support Group. We are affiliated with the American Parkinson’s Disease Association through the Reno Group. These very helpful and interesting teleconferences are held at 1pm at 701 Walnut St. Elko. (Griswold Hall, Room 31) Coffee Times: We try to meet once a month for coffee at 10am. We review teleconference information, discuss issues and share information/articles particularly relevant to PD, including family or social concerns, research trends and findings. Our goal is to provide mutual support, information and resources. - Dates and times vary so call for the next coffee time. Email and/or phone support: Just need to talk? Have new care issues? Personal stuff to share? Have questions about care issues? We’ll try to help or locate someone who can! Please call for more info: 775-753-7599 (Tish) or 775-738-7779 (Steve). Saturday Art Jam - Elko, NV Saturday, February 3 at 10am - 12pm A new art activity every Saturday! All materials included. $15 per person and $5 member discount. All ages...Family Fun! At the Elko County Art Club. More info: 775-753-8170. A Formal Affair: Bridal & Prom Expo Saturday, February 3 Stockmen's Casino and Ramada Hotel. Creative Ways to Use doTerra Oils - Elko, NV Monday, February 5 at 5:30pm Come and learn about how you can effectively use doTerra Essential Oils. Every Monday at 5:30pm at Safety First at 673 Cimarron Way. Classes throughout the week as well. For more info: 778-9600. Horizon Hospice Grief Support Group - Elko, NV Monday, February 5 at 6pm Our grief group meets monthly at 6pm at Horizon Hospice at 1250 Lamoille Hwy suite 413. We offer no cost peer support for adults, children and families who have experienced the loss of a loved one. More info: 778-0612. PACE Coalition monthly meeting - Elko, NV Tuesday, February 4 at 8am PACE coalition member organizations and individuals meet at 8am on the first Tuesday of every month at the Elko County Library at 720 Court St. The public is welcome to attend and learn about what is happening with various agencies and social service providers. For more info: 775-777-3451. Email events to marin@everythingelko.com 8 www.EverythingElko.com \ February 2018

Ruby Mountain Toastmasters - Elko, NV Wednesday, February 7 from 6:30pm-7:30pm Toastmasters meets every Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7:30pm at Great Basin College, in the EIT building on Chilton Circle Rd on the 2nd floor, room 201. This club and meetings are open to all interested parties. More info: http://4169.toastmastersclubs.org/ or 775-385-4920. NAMI Connection support groups - Elko, NV Thursday, February 8 from 5:30-7pm NAMI Connection is a confidential and safe support group for anyone 18 or older living with a mental health challenge, regardless of diagnosis. It is free and is led by trained local peers who are also recovering from mental health issues. No specific therapy or medication is endorsed. We have two meeting times for variable schedules: Every Thursday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 at 1st Presbyterian Church, 1559 Sewell Dr, Elko Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from noon to 1:30 at the meeting room in Elko County Library, 720 Court St, Elko. For more information info call or text 775-388-8432 or email nlsdpt@gmail.com. Celebrate Recovery - Elko, NV Thursday, February 8 from 6pm - 8:30pm This is a life changing recovery program that is Christcentered and ministers to the entire life spectrum as we walk through our hurts, habits and hangups. Please join us in Celebrating God’s healing power in our lives every Thursday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. And for your children, 1st through 6th grade, as we also offer the age appropriate program, “Celebration Place”. Calvary Baptist Church is located at the corner of Fifth and Walnut Street. For more info, call 738-6840 or check us out at www.calvaryelko.org. Let’s Dance! - Elko, NV Thursday, February 8, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Dancing continues at the Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater. Get ready for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering dances! Dance lessons in a selected style at 6pm, followed by open social dancing at 7pm. Admission only $5. Adults and teens welcome, no partner or experience necessary. For questions/information on lesson specifics, contact ElkoLetsDance@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Western Folklife Center, this program has been funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Lincoln Day Dinner - Elko, NV Friday, February 9 from 5:30 - 8:00pm Come meet the candidates and enjoy a great evening of good food and lively conversation! Auctions - Drawings. For more info and register visit elko.nevadagop.us. A Toast To Art - Elko, NV Friday, February 9 6pm - 8pm Toast of Art is a fun 2-hour creative class held in a social atmosphere at the Elko County Art Club at 407 Railroad Street. Appetizers and beverages are included. Space is limited to 24 participants. Fee is $35 per person and must be 21 years of ages and older. Contact 775-777-7260. Sunrise Toastmasters - Elko, NV Friday, February 9 from 6:30am - 7:30am Toastmasters meets every Friday morning at 6:30 a.m. at the Stockmen’s Hotel in the Bull Pen. Saturday Art Jam - Elko, NV Saturday, February 10 at 10am - 12pm A new art activity every Saturday! All materials included. $15 per person and $5 member discount. All ages...Family Fun! At the Elko County Art Club. More info: 775-753-8170. Northeastern Nevada Museum 2nd Saturdays - Elko, NV Saturday, February 10 at 10am - 12pm Public of all ages are welcome. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. The museum is located at 1515 Idaho St. in Elko. For more info, times and cost contact the museum at 775-738-3418. Ridin’ for JT Rodeo - Spring Creek, NV Saturday, February 10 at 1pm At the Spring Creek Horse Palace. 1pm(tentative) - slack, 5pm sheep and steer riding and 6pm performance. Benefit rodeo with 100% of the proceeds going to JT and his family for medical expenses. JT is the beloved caretaker of the Elko County Fairgrounds who suffered 2 strokes on Nov. 5, 2017. Full rodeo to include: jr. events, sheep and steer riding, rough stock, roping, barrels, breakaway,etc. Ranch broncs & steer stopping will be sanctioned by WSRRA. There will also be a silent and live auction. Admission is $10 per adult. 10 year and under are free. More info: 304-2223. Big Horn Sheep Crab Feed - Elko, NV Saturday, February 10 at 5pm Doors open at 5pm with dinner at 6pm. Tickets are $75 per person/$1100 for a table. Contact 775-738-7098. Creative Ways to Use doTerra Oils - Elko, NV Monday, February 12 at 5:30pm Come and learn about how you can effectively use doTerra Essential Oils. Every Monday at 5:30pm at Safety First at 673 Cimarron Way. Classes throughout the week as well. For more info: 778-9600. Lincoln’s Birthday Monday, February 12 Northern Nevada Autism Network - Daytime Support Group - Elko, NV Tuesday, February 13 from 9:30am - 11am Our daytime meetings alternate between the Family Resource Center at 331 7th St in Elko and the Calvary Chapel at 559 Spring Valley Ct #1 in Spring Creek. These meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The goal of NNAN is to increase autism awareness and access to treatment. We believe Elko County’s communities and schools are healthier when children with autism have the benefit of early comprehensive treatment. At our monthly meetings parent and grandparents can meet and talk. For more info: www.nnan.org. Email events to marin@everythingelko.com www.EverythingElko.com \ February 2018 9

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