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North Lake Tahoe and Truckee community announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at E-mail for print submissions may be 150 words. Items are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter community events online, visit, for entertainment

Booster barbecue and raffle

The Truckee Wolverine Booster Club will host a barbecue and raffle at the home basketball games this Friday. Go out and support the JV and varsity teams as they battle South Tahoe. Barbecue will run 4-8 p.m. JV girls play at 3 p.m.; JV boys at 4:30 p.m.; varsity girls at 6 p.m. and varsity boys at 7:30 p.m.

Raffle prizes include ski tickets, Wolverine swag, iTunes and more. Tickets are $1 or 10 for $5 or 25 for $10. Raffle winners will be announced at halftime of the varsity boys game (need not be present to win).

Ski for schools

Skiing for Schools Days at Northstar will be held Sunday, Feb. 2 to Friday, Feb. 7, with discounted, $60 lift tickets valid any one day. Pre-purchase lift tickets at Porters Sports or Tahoe Dave’s ski shops. A limited quantity of tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis. The proceeds from your lift ticket purchase go directly to the Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides enhanced educational opportunities for local students. Visit or call 530-550-7984 for more information.

Father/Daughter Dance

Calling all fathers, grandfathers and uncles: get ready to dance the night away with that special little girl in your life. Tahoe SAFE Alliance invites you to the 5th Annual Father Daughter Dance to be held Friday, Feb. 7, 6-9 p.m. at Tahoe Biltmore in Crystal Bay.

Entertainment will feature dancing with DJ music, snacks, activity stations, portraits by Danielle Hankinson Photography, and an opportunity to purchase a live action photo flipbook keepsake! Fathers may spend a memorable night with their daughters and leave with souvenirs for lasting memories.

Tickets are $25 per father/daughter couple ($30 at the door) and $5 per additional child available at Scholarships are available for families in need, call 775-298-0010.

The Tahoe Biltmore invites you to enjoy a special $39 prix fixe dinner at Bilti’s BBQ, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 775-833-6724.

Paper tickets are available for your daughters scrapbook. Call 775-298-0010 to get a physical ticket mailed.

The 5th Annual Father Daughter Dance is sponsored by Dress the Party, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Sierra Sun, and The Weekly.

Crab Lovers Night

Purchase your tickets before they sell out for Tahoe City Rotary Club Crab Lovers Night, Friday, Feb. 14, 6-8 p.m. The Rotary Club of Tahoe City will host an all-you-can eat crab dinner at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Dinner will include all-you-can-eat fresh Bay Area Dungeness crab, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. Entertainment provided by the NTHS Jazz Band beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $45 adults and $20 children 14 and under. Tickets are available at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach, The Store in Tahoe City, or mail a check made out to Rotary Club of Tahoe City to Jim Cline, P.O. Box 1725, Kings Beach, CA 96143, or call 530-546-4840 for information. Cash tickets or check must be purchased in advance no later than Feb. 7.

Help in hard times

If you’re feeling the pinch, there is help on the way. Mondays, 3-3:30 p.m., Project MANA distribution Fairway Community Center in Tahoe City. Tuesdays 3-3:30 p.m., Project MANA distribution at Community Arts Center, Church Street, Truckee. Wednesdays 3-3:30 p.m., Project MANA distribution at North Tahoe Family Resource Center, Kings Beach. Thursdays 3-3:30 p.m., Project MANA distribution at DWR Non-Profit Center, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, Nev. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Concern for the Poor provides snacks, showers, and laundry facilities at the old Catholic Church in Truckee. Thursdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Concern for the Poor provides hot lunch at the old Catholic Church in Truckee. Thursdays, 5-7 p.m., “Come in out of the Cold” for soup, sandwiches and family fun at North Tahoe Event Center.

Please consider contributing to any one of these organizations to help neighbors in need.

Information provided by the Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee.

Truckee Tahoe AirFair & Family Festival T-shirt art contest

The Truckee Tahoe AirFair & Family Festival (TTAF&FF) is hosting a T-shirt art contest for students 18-years-old or younger. Interested candidates must design a T-shirt for the 2014 “Women in Aviation” theme. The winning design will be put on all 2014 commemorative T-shirts, and the winner will be awarded $500. The winner will be mentioned online, in media announcements and acknowledged at the pre-event honorary dinner and AirFair. Application and design submission deadline is March 31, 2014.

The free Truckee Tahoe AirFair & Family Festival is funded by the Truckee Tahoe Airport. All proceeds from sponsorships, vendor booth sales, T-shirts sales and other incidentals go to Truckee North Lake Tahoe youth for educational, sports, and arts programs, scholarships and supplies. These monies also help toward the operational costs for free flights for the kids on Sunday, July 13 and KidZone Museum. The event is put on by volunteers from the nonprofit organizations: Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1073, Truckee Optimist Club and KidZone Museum.

For additional information and to download an application visit, or call KidZone Museum at 530-587-KIDS (5437).

InnerRythms Dance Centre offers classes for all

InnerRhythms Dance Centre offers classes in multiple levels of dance with current openings available in tap, ballet, musical theatre and jazz. Dancers ages 3 to adult are invited to visit the Dance Centre and take a trial class in any dance style for free, depending on space availability. Three tap classes are offered on Mondays for children starting at age seven with instructor Connor DiNapoli, who has competed in state and national competitions. He earned the California State Champion title in Tap at the age of 12. He has choreographed and starred in such productions as “West Side Story,” “Guys and Dolls,” “The Music Man,” and the lead role in “Singing in the Rain.” Adult/teen classes are available in hip hop, breakin’, ballet, and modern dance. Musical theatre and dancers acting classes are taught by professional singer and dance instructor Stephanie McMullin. For more information call 530-550-8464 or email

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