Incline Village community notes: Dec. 2, 2015 | SierraSun.com

Incline Village community notes: Dec. 2, 2015

Jean Eick
Special to the Bonanza

At last it is time for the Pray for Snow Party. Scott Comstock is hosting his annual event beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, at the Hacienda restaurant. This is a Tahoe tradition and a must for locals. Please go participate in the merriment and bring on the snow!

At 7 p.m. tonight, Dec. 3, is The Sierra Nevada College Choir annual Holiday Concert directed by Donna Axton at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church. They will have another performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The concert features brass, percussion, handbells, solos, and even a sing-along. Enjoy all of your favorite holiday music. Tickets available from choir members, the Potlatch, Handmade at the Lake in Incline Village, and The Store in Tahoe City or at the door.

Toys for Tots is having its kick off party from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Christmas Tree Village. For more information, call 775-833-2273.

Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day. Please take a moment to remember this important day and the 2,403 members of the military who died serving our country.

The Incline Village/Crystal Bay Republican Women's monthly luncheon meeting is at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at The Chateau. The newly elected incoming 2016 officers will be installed by founding president, Joyce Anderson Bock. New officers include: Linda Smith, President; Patricia Moser Morris, 1st Vice President-Programs; Shirley Appel, 2nd Vice President-Membership; Charlotte Curtis, Secretary; and Lorri Waldman, Treasurer. Holiday music will be provided by Tim Callicrate. Outgoing president Carol Del Carlo is also hosting the club's annual Christmas Party at 5 p.m. on Dec. 8 in her home. RSVP to Lorri Waldman 775-742-1652.

The annual Giving Tree at the Lake Tahoe School in collaboration with Tahoe Family Solutions is available in the LTS Lobby until Dec. 17. The ornaments on the tree are for 10 families who are most at need during the holidays for such items as clothing, shoes, jackets, blankets, pots and pans and other household necessities. For information, contact Leslie Blunden at TFS at 775-298-0204.

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On Friday, Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m., stop at the Village Center for the ICBA mixer and make a donation to the Holiday Bucks For Books program, which is raising money to purchase four new children's books to give to each child at the Incline Elementary School for the holidays rather than toys — a total of 1,700 books! This is sponsored by the Read With Me Volunteer Program Fund held at the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, AAUW and the ICBA. Call me at 775-298-0184 if you need more information.

David LaBarge, is celebrating a major milestone birthday on Dec. 4. Other birthdays include: Joanellen Slocumb on Dec. 4, Geri Yount on Dec. 5, and Tom Lahey on Dec. 8. Happy Birthday!

The Deal or Steal for this week is to go out and enjoy Diamond Peak, which is scheduled to open today, Dec. 3, for the 2015-16 season. Go enjoy.

As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries and news, along with the best deals or steals you can find, before 5 p.m. on Tuesday to jeanmeick@aol.com.