If you are interested in attending local geo-talks in the Reno area, you can always check these websites for details about their upcoming meetings.
AEG (Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists)
The Great Basin chapter meets every third Thursday of the month at the Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel and includes a social hour at 5:50 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 pm; the presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Please note: Because of the October 5 field trip, there will not be monthly meetings in September and October 2019.
GSN (Geological Society of Nevada)
NPGS (Nevada Petroleum and Geothermal Society)
UNR COS Discover Science Lecture Series (College of Science)
UNR DGSE Geoscience Seminars Fall 2019 (Dept. of Geological Sciences & Engineering)