Community-Based Bigs

Upcoming Group Match Activities

  • Wed, Dec 1: Service Project: Make “Candy Trains” for Seniors: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, BBBS Office (1300 Foster Drive, Suite 210, Reno, NV 89509)
  • Thurs, Dec 16 – Wed, Dec 22: Annual Shopping Event (for Bigs to bring Littles to choose gifts for their family members): 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM weekdays, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Sat, BBBS Office (1300 Foster Drive, Suite 210, Reno, NV 89509)
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Tickets Available for Matches

  • Fri, Nov 26: UNR Wolf Pack Women's Basketball vs Drake, 2:00 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children).
  • Sat, Nov 27: UNR Wolf Pack Women's Basketball vs Idaho, 2:00 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children).
  • Sat, Dec 11: UNR Wolf Pack Women's Basketball vs Bushnell, 2:00 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children).
  • Tues, Dec 21: UNR Wolf Pack Men’s Basketball vs. Grand Canyon, 7:00 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children). Please RSVP by Dec 10.
  • Tues, Dec 28: UNR Wolf Pack Women's Basketball vs Air Force, 6:30 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children).
  • Mon, Jan 3: UNR Wolf Pack Women's Basketball vs Utah State, 6:30 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children).
  • Thurs, Jan 6: UNR Wolf Pack Women's Basketball vs Boise State, 6:30 PM, Lawlor Event Center (1500 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557). Note: Vaccinations are required for entering Lawlor Event Center. To attend the game, matches must present their game tickets, vaccination cards, and an ID card (can be a school ID for children).

Activity Ideas for Community-Based Bigs

*Locations with an asterisk are in Carson City.

Games & Sports

Arts & Crafts

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

Reading & Writing

Community, Activism, & Culture

Nature & Mindfulness

Food

  • Take a picnic lunch
  • Try a new food
  • Visit a coffee shop

Seasonal

  • Go ice skating
  • Help your Little make holiday cards for their family, friends, and teachers
  • Visit a farm or pumpkin patch

Match Memories

  • Create a scrapbook with photos and mementos of the things you’ve done together
  • Write a letter to your Little on your match anniversary telling them what you’ve noticed about them in the last year