Reno Ice Skating Rink, Greater Nevada Field, Reno, Nevada, NV

The Reno Ice Skating Rink at Greater Nevada Field is a popular place for family fun during the depths of winter. Photo © Stan White


There’s a new exhibit coming to the the Wilbur D. May Museum. It’s titled “Hall of Heroes” and will be available for your exploration from January 20 through April 15, 2018. The exhibit is family-friendly and open to all.

Superheroes, gadgets, crime-fighters and spies are all featured in the “Hall of Heroes” exhibit, along with movie props, costumes, memorabilia and rare artifacts. This exhibit lets you get involved at interactive stations where you can discover your super power abilities in agility, speed, balance, strength, and more.

The Wilbur D. May Museum is in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street in Reno. This is one of Reno’s most outstanding parks and there is free parking.

The 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday is Monday, January 15. Government offices, libraries, and some businesses will be closed in observance of the civil rights leader’s birthday. Around Reno and Sparks, there will be some events and activities for those wishing to observe and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy. There will also be volunteer opportunities with the concurrent Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is one of the dates in 2018 when there is free admission to our national parks and other public lands. For more information about free admission days, refer to “Free Days to Visit National Parks and Public Lands.”