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INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Content for the weekly community briefs section is selected from e-mail submissions to editor@tahoebonanza.com. Please include the 5w's: who, what, when, where and why, website and contact information.

Aquatic Invasive Species Public Forum

Thursday, May 22, 530-7:30 p.m., Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, (on the campus of Sierra Nevada College). The Lake Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Coordination Committee invites you to join an informative evening highlighting the past, present and future of aquatic invasive species control and presentation efforts in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

A poster session and networking with refreshments provided and no-host bar, 5-5:30 p.m.

For more information contact Nicole Carwright at 530-543-1501, ext. 111.

JROTC Awards Night

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The Incline Highlander JROTC program is preparing for their final event of the year, the 31st annual JROTC Awards Night, on May 28, 5:30 p.m. in the Incline High School theater. The Highlander Battalion will award cadets for achievements they earned throughout the year. There will be distinguished presenters in attendance from various national, state, distinct and community organizations. Other distinguished presenters will be William "Rob" Roberts, LTC U.S. Army, the superintendent of Nye County, the I.H.S. principal and former I.H.S. Senior Army Instructor. Concluding the evening will be the annual change of command ceremony. The forthcoming Battalion commander will be announced and will take charge for the remainder of the school year and next year. Parents and community members are invited to attend and support our Highlander Cadets. Hoo-ah!

Tahoe Community Big Band musicians needed

The Tahoe Community Big Band project seeks North Tahoe area musicians interested in playing with a newly formed community jazz band. The project is looking for enthusiastic saxophone, trumpet, trombone and rhythm section players who want to have fun reading jazz charts and performing. The group will meet May 27, 6-8 p.m. and sight-read a variety of levels of jazz music. A nucleus of local music educators is seeding the project and providing direction. The driving force behind the group Eddie Mozen is excited to discuss the project with any local musicians interested in participating at any level. Contact Eddie at mozen@concentric.net or 530-581-4523 for meeting location.

Axtons and Platt to perform

Matthew and Donna Axton, and Ed Platt will sing and play from Hoyt Axton's song book and Matthew Axton's pen on May 30. Doors open at 6 p.m. the music begins at 7 p.m., Mark Twain Cultural Center & Toccata Guttman Music Hall, 760 Mays, Incline Village. Take a picnic dinner and beverage of choice or order from Bar Bar Bar, Lupita's or The Village Deli. Tickets are $20, reservations may be made by calling 775-833-1835 or email mcavoylayne@gmail.com.

Summer reading tutors needed

Incline Elementary School needs 10 volunteer tutors for a summer reading program, Monday, July 7 through Friday, Aug. 1. Pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade teachers have each nominated a student from their class to participate in the "Barton for Brighter Futures Project," which has a summer program component. The summer Barton program requires 10 volunteer tutors. Each tutor will work with two-three students Monday through Thursday for 45 minutes to one hour at Incline Elementary School. One to two hours of training will be provided. No tutoring experience necessary. The kids in your community need your help. Contact Audrey Hartye if you are interested in becoming a tutor at audreyhartyeamericorps@gmail.com.

Incline Village Library news

Display cases: Watercolors, pen and ink drawings and pottery Jeane Ryan. Watch Jeane at work as the Artist in Residence on June 24-26, noon to 2 p.m. June 3-6, Primary early voting from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 1-Aug. 31, Summer Reading Program. The 2014 Summer Reading Program features "Fizz Boom Read!" for younger children, "Spark a Reaction!" for teens and "Literary Elements" for adults. Kids will receive a reading record and earn rewards by tracking reading. June 6 and 20, 2-4 p.m. Lifescapes. Seniors are given an opportunity to write and share their memoirs. June 7, 4-5 p.m. Exotic Reptile Encounters. Reptile encounters up close and personal in a safe and structured environment. Close Encounters Wildlife Edventures along with Sierra Nevada Academy of Kindred Ectotherm's, SNAKE, presents a hands-on hour of educational highlights on exotic and indigenous reptiles with gently acclimated herpetological ambassadors. June 11, 4-4:45 p.m. Colin Ross Duo. Local musicians explore the rich history, culture and diversity of American Traditional music on an array of instruments.

Incline Village Library, open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village, 775-832-4130.

Swing into Spring with Kid & Horses

Kids & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center is hosting its first annual Golf Tournament on Monday, June 2, at the Championship Golf Course in Incline Village. Fun and prizes with Shotgun Start at 11 a.m., four-person scramble format. Cost is $125 per player. Kids & Horses has helped special needs children and adults since 1999. Equine therapy is highly effective for the increasing number of children on the Autism Spectrum and for Down Syndrome children. Incline High School special needs students are enthusiastic participants in the program.

Be a sponsor, from Title Sponsor at $20,000 to Hole Sponsor at $250.

Player and sponsor signup on http://www.kidsandhorses.org or contact Gary Berge at 925-640-2581or GaryBerge21@gmail.com; Doug Brimm at 775-745-3511 or dougbrimm@yahoo.com.

Incline High School summer concert

On Wednesday, June 4, in the Incline High School Theater, from 6-7:15 p.m., the music groups of Incline High School will perform their summer concert. Some of the menu include songs by Frank Sinatra, Lourdes, Adele, Black Eye Peas, Bach and Hans Zimmer. It's quite a smorgasbord. Admission is free, but you may be encouraged to become a music booster. To learn more call the school at 775-833-4260.

Community Cleanup Day

Volunteers needed for Incline Village/Crystal Bay Community Cleanup Day, Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m.-noon, to pick up litter from streets, streams, trails and beaches. Check-In 9 a.m. at the Incline Recreation Center (980 Incline Way). Enjoy pizza and share the beauty of a cleaner community at noon. For information call 775-832-1284 or email wastenot@ivgid.org.

American Association of University Women to meet

North Tahoe AAUW's June meeting will start with festive desserts and installation of officers followed by a short business meeting, June 12, 12:30 p.m., Incline Village Library, 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village.

Members and visitors will then leave their cars at the library to walk about one block on Alder to High Sierra Gardens where Dan Yori or his associate Lennie will offer a mountain garden tour. If you feel you cannot walk, there is room to park a few cars at the front of the nursery.

Drinks and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Jan at brickkpot@yahoo.com or call 775-831-1329 for more information.