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Open house at Rancho Park offers crafts, fun stories and a scavenger hunt.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Marie Fong
(775) 813-3629 or (775) 785-4512 x104
PR 14-194

Reno, Nev. Nov. 5, 2014. Celebrate the season of the turkey by bringing the family to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park’s “Meet the Turkeys” Open House from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 and Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

Activities include family crafts and a story corner inside the Discover Room, a scavenger hunt and, of course, the chance to meet some live turkeys and find out for yourself why Benjamin Franklin thought them worthy of being named our national bird. Park Rangers, Marie Fong and Bob Holland, will provide more turkey facts than you ever wanted to know. Bring your camera for great fall and Thanksgiving photos with the turkeys in our photo corner by the main barn.

What: Meet the Turkeys Family Open House 

When: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, and Sunday Nov. 9, 2014

Where: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park at 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Cost: Free

Contact: (775) 785-4152, ext. 104, or

Media Contact: If you are interested in speaking with Park Ranger Marie Fong in advance of the event, please call 775.813.3629. Photos from previous events are available from

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is managed by Washoe County’s Community Services Division: Regional Parks and Open Space. The Department’s mission is to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit