While in-person gatherings are postponed right now due to COVID-19, many Northern Nevada organizations are hosting online events during April! From live concerts to scavenger hunts, to yoga classes, to mixology contests, there are plenty of ways to stay home and have fun. Check out this list of online things to do in April from local organizations.
Online Events In April
April Fool’s Day Skate
- When: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
A skating session you can attend from home! Whether you feel comfortable putting on those wheels or you just want to join from the couch. This is an opportunity for roller skaters in all communities to connect with the added benefit of some entertainment. Be sure to check out the Facebook page for the lineup!
- When: Wednesday, April 1, 2020–Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Join Together Northern Nevada is going virtual! In partnership with Arts For All Nevada, Note-able Music Therapy Services, Quest Counseling, and Urban Lotus Project, JTNN is offering free virtual sessions in yoga, mindfulness, arts, music, and more. Sessions begin at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. every. A new class begins every hour, and anyone can participate in as many classes as they would like. All ages and levels are welcome!
Gamin-Go: Non-Contact Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
- When: Wednesday, April 1, 2020–Friday, April 17, 2020
Have fun and stay safe with this Non-Contact Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt from Level Up Curbside Gaming. First, download and print out a game card at the link above. New weekly pages will be added to the site every Thursday. Color the game cards, or leave them as is. Then, place one to two pages on your door or in your street-facing windows each day until April 17. While observing social distancing, take walks or drives around your neighborhood and see which neighbors are playing too! You can cross off the images on your game card as you see pages hung by your neighbors. Check out levelupnv.com for more rules and details.
Quarantunes Virtual Music Festival
- When: Thursday, April 2, 2020
The Quarantunes Virtual Music Festival will feature some of Live at Lakeview’s most popular artists streaming a LIVE concert straight to your living room. On Thursdays at 5 p.m., check out the live streams will take place on the Live At Lakeview Facebook Page. Each concert will be free to watch, and artist donations are strongly encouraged! The artist community needs our support now more than ever.
Virtual Wyld Women Networking
- When: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Join Wyld Women for its first-ever Virtual Wyld Women Networking event. Wyld Women Networking is an event committed to promoting women in business through heartfelt connection. At this virtual event, a special guest and master of the virtual workspace, Amber Campion, will lead participants through a dialogue to help them step back into their power and get re-inspired to move their business forward amidst a scary time.
2020 Virtual Marketing Workshop
- When: Friday, April 3, 2020
Join the Reno-Tahoe Chapter of the American Marketing Association for its 8th Annual Marketing Workshop, and first-ever virtual one! This year’s workshop will feature presentations from successful business owners across a variety of industries and a panel led by accomplished marketing professionals. Participants will leave with key takeaways, tips, and tricks to implement into your marketing efforts.
Together at Home Concert
- When: Saturday, April 4, 2020
The Heidi Incident and the Eddy House will follow the lead of other artists and musicians around the country and provide some free entertainment to folks stuck at home. Sit back and relax, or boogie on down in your living room as the band plays top hits from every genre.
Grow Your Own, Nevada!
- When: Tuesday, April 7, 2020–Thursday, April 30, 2020
Gardening is a great activity that can be done at home, and the University of Nevada, Reno Extension is offering online courses to teach gardening basics. This April, Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada! Program will live stream eight classes statewide to help those who want to get on a path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by growing more of their own food. Registration can be done online. Residents must register for every class they wish to attend. All workshops are free of charge and will be held through Zoom connection.
LiveFull Moon Restorative Yoga + Sound Healing
- When: Friday, April 10, 2020
Experience the benefits of sound healing from the comfort of your own home with this live online session from Temple Yoga Reno and Mālā Wanderer. Sound healing is the practice of healing the human soul and psyche through high vibrational frequencies with sacred instruments. During the practice, the body will be supported in specific postures through the use of bolsters, blankets, blocks, and straps. Restorative Yoga calms the central nervous system and invites the body to experience a deeper state of relaxation.
Virtual Walk MS: Reno/Sparks
- When: Saturday, April 25, 2020
To safeguard those living with MS—and all our communities—Walk MS events through June are going virtual this year! While the Walk MS experience may look different this year, the mission does not. Through the Virtual Walk MS, participants will fundraise for critical programs and services such as the MS Navigator program, while observing social distancing.
Tahoe Blue Vodka Home Mixology Contest
- When: Ongoing
Show off your best Quarantini and participate in Tahoe Blue Vodka’s Home Mixology Enter by making a home mixology video and posting it on your Facebook or Instagram account. Make sure your profile is public so that Tahoe Blue can view it! Then, tag Tahoe Blue Vodka in the video and caption. Winners will be announced every week! For more details and rules, click here.
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We are starting a Home Mixology Contest and asking all of you to show off your best Quarantini from home. Our Founder & CEO Matt Levitt is going to start us off with the first video! Enter by making a home mixology video, just like you see here by Matt. Instructions for entering: ✅post a mixology video on your account (make sure your profile is public so we can view it) ✅must tag us (@tahoebluevodka) in the video AND in the caption ✅list the cocktail name AND ingredients in the caption ✅include these 2 hashtags: #TahoeBlueQuarantiniContest #TahoeBlueVodka WINNERS will be announced every week 🙌🏼 so be sure to tune in daily 😎 Cocktail made in this video: Cinnamon Spritzer ・・・ Ingredients: -1 1/2 oz Tahoe Blue Vodka (over ice) -top that with vanilla soda -2 dashes of chocolate bitters . . give that a quick stir . . -to finish, garnish with a cinnamon stick ・・・ “tastes a bit like cream soda, really easy to drink, refreshing. Give that a taste and let me know what you think” -Founder & CEO Matt Levitt ・・ #TahoeBlueVodka 🍸 drink responsibly
APEX Artistic Directors Performance
- When: Anytime
Enjoy an at-home performance from Dmitri Atapine and Hyeyeon Park, artistic directors of Apex Concerts. Apex Concerts makes its mission to be one of the top chamber music series in the nation. The organization takes pride in bringing to life masterpieces of the past and present in the hands of the most accomplished chamber musicians from around the world. In this video, Atapine and Park perform Felix Mendelssohn’s Song Without Words for Cello and Piano, Op. 109.
Free Virtual Fitness Classes
- When: Daily
The fitness community in Reno is coming together, and many trainers and instructors are offering daily free daily workout classes for everyone through social media or Zoom. Check out the link above for a list of available classes, created by Renown Health.
Pinot’s Palette Cabin Fever Home Art Kits
- When: Ongoing
These kits will have everything you need to take home and paint your very own masterpiece. Great for kids or adults, these Cabin Fever Home Art Kits include one 11×14 canvas, two gently used brushes, acrylic paints, printed step-by-step instructions, a paper plate, and napkin. Kits are available to pick up curb-side Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.