North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Feb. 29, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Feb. 29, 2016

Parents’ Night Out this Friday

Another Parents’ Night Out will be held Friday, March 4, 6-10 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Tahoe City. Children ages birth-12 years of age are welcome. A donation of $10 per child per evening is requested. Please feed your children dinner before bringing them.

Activities include: Bible story, craft, music, and a movie. This is a drop-in program and no pre-registration is necessary. The church is located at 390 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. For more information call the church at 530-583-1534.Visit

Radical Brilliance Weekend with Arjuna Ardagh

In this very full weekend intensive course, Arjuna Ardagh will thoroughly explore all of the components that contribute to being brilliant. Everybody has a unique gift to give: a special way that they shine and give their gift to the world.

Whenever anyone discovers their own unique gift in their way of being radically brilliant, life becomes effortless, fun, and easy. Money flows on its own. And you naturally have access to your true nature as limitless consciousness.

The course is from 7-10 p.m. Friday, March 4, and mostly all day Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $250; sliding scale and scholarships available. Call 530-550-8981 to register.

Sierra College Insights: ‘The Evolution of Graphic Design’

Expect a visually engaging Sierra College Insights session during Cesar Lopez’s presentation, “The Evolution of Graphic Design,” at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee on Friday, March 11.

“We’ll start our journey by looking at some of humanity’s earliest recorded forms of visual communication. From there we’ll travel to present day, examining the evolution of graphic design throughout history,” says Lopez, who teaches computer illustration on the Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee campus and owns Atypical Design.

Sierra College Insights is offered at no cost on the Tahoe-Truckee campus (11001 College Trail Road in Truckee). Starbucks offers complimentary refreshments from 6:30 to 7 p.m., and each session is presented from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Visit for more.

Opening reception for ‘Play’ exhibit

The opening reception for “Play” will be held Friday, March 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the TDRPD Community Center on Donner Pass Road,The next exhibit at the TDRPD’s Community Center is an artistic celebration of sport and recreation of all kinds. The show will feature 2-dimensional art works, sculpture, and photography. Come celebrate those glorious moments that make living here so special.

“Play” will be on display from March 11 to May 20. Attend the March 11 reception for an evening of live music, refreshments, and playful art. This is a free event, everyone is encouraged to join the fun.

XC ski tour to Crater Lake

In celebration of the Vernal Equinox and the nearly full moon on Satursday, March 19, Auburn Ski Club Training Center on Donner Summit is hosting a cross-country ski tour along its groomed trail system to Crater Lake.

Crater Lake lies at an elevation of 7,640 feet and is situated at the end of volcanic Boreal Ridge. Once at the lake, skiers will enjoy a bonfire and take in the moon rise along with panoramic views of Castle Peak, Devil’s Peak, the Pacific Crest and the Summit Valley. After the bonfire, the group will ski back down to the ASC lodge for a catered dinner and drinks. 

The round trip tour is approximately 6 kilometers and is recommended for intermediate skiers and above, due to steep climbs, descents and the added element of night skiing. Group size is limited; advance reservations are required. Cost for ASC members is $30, and $40 for others. Call 530-426-3313 (ext. 100) or sign up online at Complete info at

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