Saturday is Flag Day, a day that most Americans no longer observe or even know is a special day. Many people across the country plan to celebrate with a special “Raise it Up” Party at 1 p.m. our time. Take a moment and put out a flag or stop at 1 p.m. and celebrate America.
On Saturday, June 14, stop at the Tahoe Family Solutions Thrift Store in the upper area of the Village Center and participate in the annual customer appreciation barbecue from noon to 2 p.m. Enjoy free hot dogs, chips and lemonade. And from 4-6 p.m. participate in a Red, White and Tahoe Blue fundraiser wine tasting in Raley’s Café area. All proceeds from this wine tasting will go to the Fourth of July fireworks.
The Pet Network’s annual Fur Ball is on Saturday, June 14, at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Ballroom. For reservations or information, call 775-832-3882.
On Sunday, celebrate Father’s Day Tahoe style. Hike, go out on the lake or go fishing to spend time with your father. Happy Father’s Day.
Jim Weiss, celebrated American storyteller will be at the Mark Twain Cultural Center and Toccata Guttman Music Hall in the Village Center on Tuesday, June 17. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the stories begin at 7 p.m. For tickets email email@example.com or call 775-833-1835.
Incline High graduation is on Thursday, June 19, and our local schools will be out for the summer. Remember that more children will be out riding bikes and walking around the village during the day. Slow down and pay attention as children sometimes forget to watch for cars.
Join Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation at its annual Open House from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 26. Parasol is celebrating 18 years of community with light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center. For information, call Jean Eick at 775-298-0184 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help children in grades Pre-K- 4th grade by volunteering to be a tutor at the Incline Elementary School for the summer reading program. No experience tutoring needed — just a desire to help children read. Training will be provided. Tutors will work with 2-3 students Monday-Thursday for 1 hour at Incline Elementary School. To sign up contact Audrey Hartye at email@example.com.
The presentation Himalayan High: Dancing with the Mountains by Melissa Arnot is on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at The Chateau. Myths and Mountains sponsor this. To purchase a ticket contact Kendra@mythsandmountains.com or call 775-832-5454.
Birthdays to celebrate this week: Jack Morrison on June 15 and Manny Sylvester on June 20. Happy Birthday.
The best deal and steal this week is to attend happy hour at The Grille in the Chateau. If you have not tried the new summer menu you are missing some great food. This is a great secret getaway to sit, relax and enjoy Tahoe.
As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries, and news, along with the best deals or steals you can find, to firstname.lastname@example.org.