North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs for week of July 13 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs for week of July 13

Truckee Kermes set for Friday

Join the Family Resource Center of Truckee on Friday, July 17, from 5-9 p.m. at the Truckee Regional Park. The center’s Kermes will feature delicious Mexican food, music and fun activities. Enter the raffle for a chance to win a 33-inch flat screen TV. Proceeds support the Family Resource Center. Visit to learn more.

Veterans symposium set for Friday in Truckee

Friends of the Veterans Hall, the Art-Health Alliance, and TOAST Programming are putting on an “Honoring our Military Symposium” on Friday, July 17, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Community Art Center, 10046 Church St., Truckee,

Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Complementary tickets are available for military service members and veterans.

The goals of the symposium are to receive input from the Truckee veteran community in order to better steer the direction of the development of recreational and creative therapies at the local level and to build awareness of programs that are available. Visit to learn more.

New location, times for dog licenses

In a change that began July 7, in-person dog licenses in the town of Truckee will only be issued at the Truckee Animal Shelter, Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shelter is located at 10961 Stevens Lane, Truckee.

You may also renew your dog’s license online at with a Visa or MasterCard. The rabies vaccination must be current and/or be provided by fax or email the same day that the online payment is mad. You can also renew by credit card over the phone at 530-582-2930 during the above-mentioned hours.

The town and Humane Society also offer a Spay Neuter Program, call 530-587-5948 for details.

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