School days are just around the corner for our village, with Reno and many of the California communities already in session.
Time to say goodbye to all of our summer friends as the next season is already here. Yup, the unwanted phone books are being placed on your doorstep now. Welcome to phone book season.
Ann Larose on piano; Irina Kasimova on soprano; Alex Eisenber on violin; plus the Toccata string quartet will perform at the Mark Twain Cultural Center and Toccata Guttman Music Hall in the Village Center on Saturday, Aug. 16. For tickets or information visit www.toccatatahoe.com or call 775-313-9697.
The Women’s Club of North Lake Tahoe will present its annual fashion show, “What to Wear,” from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Montreux Golf and Country Club. The show includes door prizes, raffles and a silent auction. For information or to purchase tickets visit www.fashionshow.myevent.com/ or call 775-831-5779 or 775-831-7887.
Join Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation at its annual fundraiser, the 2014 Community Table on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Shakespeare Ranch in Glenbrook. To purchase tickets visit www.parasol.org/community or call Jean Eick at 775-298-0184.
Dog Day in the Park is Sunday, Sept. 7, at the North Tahoe Regional Park. This is a fundraiser for Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation (WARF) and is free to attend. For information visit www.tahoeunleashed.com or call Pam at 530-546-4770.
Birthdays to celebrate this week: Pete Todoroff on Aug. 15, Dee Carey on Aug. 16, Cathy Jo Johnson on Aug. 17, Liz Paganelli on Aug. 18, Perri Finch and Svata Trossen on Aug. 19, Heather Sharp on Aug. 20, and Barbara Schwerdtfeger on Aug. 21. Happy Birthday!
The best deal and steal this week is the Tahoe Library Coalition Book sale from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Incline Village Library. Great bargains on books, audio books, videos and CDs.
As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries, and news, along with the best deals or steals you can find, no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday to firstname.lastname@example.org.