North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs for week of June 22 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs for week of June 22

Kings Beach Library Fourth of July Book Sale

The Kings Beach Friends of the Library are hosting their annual Fourth of July Book Sale on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Set up for the sale is July 2 starting at 10 a.m. The members-only pre-sale is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 2.

The sale will include many items the Friends have accumulated over the years. There also will be a bake sale, a children's table, face painting, and books for all interests.

Proceeds go to the library for new books and great programs. The Friends of the Library supports the summer reading program, landscaping, library events, and improving our collections of books and media.

Visit the library at 301 Secline Ave., Kings Beach. Call 530-546-2021.

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Sign up for 8-week beginner Italian classes

Join Anna Goodwin for beginning classes beginning July 1.

The eight-week course is on Mondays, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost is $185, plus a $10 book from "Italian Now. "Call 530-587-6054 to discuss your interest.

Community invited to Truckee Fire's Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast

The Truckee Fire Protection District is hosting its 17th annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast benefiting the Truckee Firefighters Charitable Fund.

Breakfast will be served 7-10 a.m. at Truckee Fire Station 92, located at 11473 Donner Pass Road (where the parade starts). Adults are $7 and children are $5.

All proceeds go back to the community. High school scholarships, Relay for Life and many other community functions are funded by proceeds from the breakfast.

Contact firefighter/paramedic Garrett Schnieder at for info.