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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 To enter community events online, visit, for entertainment

Winter interpretive tour

On Feb. 22, 11 a.m., State Park Guide will lead a snowshoe through history hike along Lake Tahoe’s West shore by the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion estate. Learn about the natural environment that attracted Tahoe’s earliest settlers. Parking fee is $10 per vehicle, no charge for the program. Bring snowshoes or rent through West Shore Sports or other outfitter. Hikes begin near the Sugar Pine State Park Day Use rest rooms (lake side entrance off Highway 89) and last 1 1/2 hours.

Visit under Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park.

Kings Beach Parents’ Co-op to host ‘Community Night Out’

Take the family for a fun night out, benefiting the Kings Beach Parents’ Co-op on Sunday, Feb. 23, 5-8 p.m. at The Chateau in Incline Village.

The event will feature on-site babysitting for $5 per child, with a bounce house, face painting and a balloon artist in the kids room. There will also be live music by Bias & Dunn, food by Men Wielding Fire, and a great silent auction and raffle.

Dinner tickets are $30 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Purchase tickets in advance from any co-op member, by calling 530-546-7519, or at the co-op, 8082 Steelhead Ave., Unit A, Kings Beach. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.

Kings Beach Parents’ Co-op is a nonprofit, parent-run cooperative preschool, caring for and educating children 2-5 years old. For more information on the co-op, visit

Discounted Tahoe Cross Country passes

Take advantage of discounted trail passes and support local education when you pre-purchase Skiing for Schools passes for Tahoe Cross Country, at $15 each, valid any one day Feb. 23-28. Pre-purchase trail passes at Alpenglow in Tahoe City or Paco’s in Truckee. A limited quantity of tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Proceeds go directly to the Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides enhanced educational opportunities to Tahoe/Truckee area students.

For more information and updates, visit or call 530-550-7984.

Cobblestone Relay

The Cobblestone Relay is a fast paced, cross-country race that will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Tahoe City Winter Sports Park on Wednesday, Feb. 26. It is one of Tahoe City’s best spectator events in addition to being an incredibly fun competition for participants. Attendees from last year say it is an event that one would expect to see in a small European town. Register at Proceeds benefit the Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association.

Rodeo to meet

Truckee Professional Rodeo meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m. at the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation. The rodeo is in need of volunteers to help with various tasks and head committees. New sponsor packages are also available, for information email or visit

SnowFest! kick off party

Kick off SnowFest! at Gar Woods Grill & Pier, Feb. 27, 5-8 p.m., with live music by Groove Foundry, auction, beads and SnowFest! pocket calendars. The cost is $25 and you will enjoy heavy appetizers, beer, wine, Wet Woodies, generously provided by Gar Woods, and 80s photos by The Traveling Photo Booth. Visit

Boys & Girls Club to celebrate anniversary

The Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe is turning 15! Help celebrate Friday, Feb. 28 at their Quinceañera. All community members are welcome for authentic food made by Club Chef Wilcox, family friendly games and crafts, dancing and cake from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 530-546-4324 or visit for information.

A Donner Party

Celebrating the Olympics, Winter Sports and the Sochi Games on Donner Summit with former Olympian Starr Hurley. Local wines and special Olympic displays and films at the Western SkiSport Museum at Boreal on Saturday, March 1, 4:30-6 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, including a glass of local wine and hors d’oeuvres, $10 for children.

Tickets are available via credit card or Paypal at

This event is presented by the Donner Summit Area Association.

Senior pancake breakfast

The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels will be held on March 2, 8-11:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments at 10040 Estates Drive in Truckee. The sponsor is the Truckee Sunrise Rotary. Open to everyone! Adults $7, children $3. Arrive early.

All ages youth concert

March 8, 5-9 p.m., Coffeebar, 10120 Jibboom St., Truckee. Enjoy live music and hit the open mic if you’re feeling a little brave. All ages welcome! Contact Jackie with questions, or if you and your band would like to play in upcoming shows, 530-587-2513, ext. 117.

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