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PBS Reno Resumes In-Person Kids Club Events


RENO, NV (Oct. 19, 2021) –– PBS Reno is thrilled to resume in-person Kids Club Events, allowing families with young children an opportunity to meet their favorite PBS KIDS characters and enjoy hands-on activities including art, science, and exploration.

PBS Reno will host a Nature Walk with Nature Cat on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Rancho San Rafael Arboretum. While the event is free to members of the PBS Reno Kids Club, families who are not members are invited to sign up for a membership at the event and participate. Families are asked to check-in at 1 p.m. at the arboretum, located at 1595 N. Sierra Street in Reno. Activities include a docent-led tour of Rancho San Rafael Arboretum with Nature Cat, the character from the PBS KIDS series of the same name.

“PBS Reno Kids Club is a wonderful way to connect with your children, to learn, and have fun!” said Gigi Slusher, PBS Reno Membership Representative. “I so enjoy the many questions, observations and happy faces of all of our kids.”

Families are asked to RSVP by Thursday, October 21, by calling or emailing Gigi Slusher: (775) 600-0546 or

PBS Reno Kids Club events are free to Kids Club members. Membership to the PBS Reno Kids Club is $5 a month or $60 a year for one child, or $10 a month or $120 a year for two or more children. A membership includes character events, a special gift on the child’s birthday, and many more goodies throughout the year. Learn more at

About Nature Cat

Nature Cat, a series for children ages 3 to 7, follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. Once his family leaves for the day, Fred transform into Nature Cat: backyard explorer extraordinaire! He can’t wait to get outside for a day of nature adventures and bravery. There’s just one problem: he’s still a house cat with no instincts for nature. With the help of his animal friends, Nature Cat goes on action-packed adventures full of nature investigation and humor, all while inspiring children to go outside and experience the great outdoors.

About PBS Reno

As of November 2020, PBS Reno is watched by more than 124,000 people and more than 85,000 households weekly in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California, with viewership on multicast channels Reno Create and PBS KIDS Reno. PBS Reno channels are also available on cable, satellite services, and via livestream on YouTube TV. PBS Reno provides PBS national programming and award-winning, locally-produced content. provides engaging interactive content, including the video portal at  that streams all locally-produced content and most PBS national content. PBS Reno serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services including Ready To Learn Workshops that bring classroom lessons to life. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as individual members, PBS Reno has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983.

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Phone: 775.600.0555
Address: 1670 N. Virginia St. • Reno NV 89503