Incline Village community notes: May 4, 2016 | SierraSun.com

Incline Village community notes: May 4, 2016

Jean Eick
Special to the Bonanza

May is always busy with activities. The Kentucky Derby, the most exciting two minutes in sports, is Saturday, May 7. Sunday, May 8 is Mother's Day.

If you are looking for something a little different this year celebrate at the Mother's Day Painting Party from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Gus' Barbecue. Tickets can be purchased at easelandwine.com or call 775-831-2623.

The Lake Tahoe School Parent Association is hosting a free viewing and discussion of the movie "Screenagers" at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, at Lake Tahoe School. The movie is 68 minutes and will be followed by a discussion lead by Ruth Glass, Head of School, of this widely acclaimed documentary about growing up in the digital age. This is free and open to the community. Bring your child or children — fifth grade and up suggested. Visit screenagersmovie.com for information on the film.

A Republican Candidates' Forum hosted by the Incline Village/Crystal Bay Republican Women's Club is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on May 10, at the Chateau. The winner of the essay contest, "How to Empower Students to Become More Politically Active," and the $2,000 Mary Ann Ingmanson Award, a college scholarship, will be announced at this forum. To purchase tickets, RSVPs should be sent to Shirley Appel at mrsradar@aol.com, or call 818-266-4402 by May 6.

From 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, the I-School will host an Open House. The school is located at 889 Alder Ave. in Suite 105.

Tahoe Family Solutions will host the Hi-Hat Jazz Club on Wed, May 25, at The Chateau. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a champagne reception followed by dinner and dancing to live jazz music from Halsey & the Hi-Hats. Raffle tickets available for an all inclusive Disneyland trip for a family of four. Need not be present to win. Raffle and event tickets can be purchased at http://www.tahoefamily.org or call 775-298-0004 to reserve tickets.

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Join Tahoe's Connection for Families at the annual Tahoe Teddy Bear Picnic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Aspen Grove. Bring a teddy bear and enjoy live music, a bounce house, face painting, and various activities and games for the kids. For tickets and sponsorship information, please visit http://www.tcfkids.org or call 775-832-8230.

Let's celebrate Birthdays this week with Fletcher Hardie on May 5, Phil Horan on May 7, Heather Bacon on May 8, Stacy Collins (Bonanza Advertising Consultant) and Kay Felte on May 9, and Ed Leutheuser on May 10. Happy Birthday!

The Deal or Steal this week is to celebrate Cinco de Mayo Thursday, May 5, at the Hacienda de la Sierra. This local tradition features live music, drink specials, contests and raffle prizes. The Herradura Girls will be passing out samples and loads of swag.

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.