North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Jan. 4, 2016
Remmel Wilson Music Scholarship established
The Remmel Wilson Music Scholarship has been established to benefit a North Tahoe High School graduate who plans to pursue a music education. Tax deductible donations can be made payable to the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, P.O. Box 366, Truckee, CA 96160.
Please include the name of the scholarship when making your donation. The Tahoe Truckee Community Scholarship Committee will select a deserving music student to receive the scholarship at NTHS’s 2016 graduation. Questions, comments or stories about Remmel can be sent to Sandy Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents’ Night Out this Friday
Parents’ Night Out will be held Friday, Jan. 8, from 6-10 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Tahoe City. Children ages birth to 12 years of age are welcome. A donation of $10 per child per evening is requested. Please feed your children dinner before bringing them. This is a drop-in program; no pre-registration is necessary. The church is located at 390 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. For information, call the church at 530-583-1534. Visit tahoeministries.com.
Tickets available for ‘Meena’s Dream’ on Jan. 15
Arts For the Schools will presents Anu Yadav in the production of “Meena’s Dream” on Friday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Truckee High School Theater. Critically acclaimed actress, writer and theater-based educator Anu Yadav is dedicated to telling the stories of people pushed to the margins of public discourse.
In the play “Meena’s Dream,” Yadav weaves a tale of nine-year-old Meena who wishes her mother could afford the medicine she needs, and Hindu God Lord Krishna who pleads for Meena’s help in his war against the Worry Machine.
“Meena’s Dream” creates a fantastical world through storytelling, humor, drama and music, from South Indian classical to indie folk. Tickets are available online at artsfortheschools.org/events, at New Moon Natural Foods and at the door while they last.
7th annual Father Daughter Dance tickets on sale
Tahoe SAFE Alliance announces tickets are on sale for the seventh annual Father Daughter Dance on Jan. 29 at the Tahoe Biltmore. Sorry ladies, but this event is for young girls and the special men in their lives. Guests will enjoy DJ music and dancing, cake and snacks, and activity stations for all ages. A keepsake portrait is available for purchase by Danielle Hankinson Photography and a souvenir Flipbook by Action Flipbooks. Last year’s event played host to nearly 600 father daughter couples and was a sold out event, so get your tickets early.
Tickets are $30 for a father/daughter couple and $5 for each additional child in advance at tahoesafealliance.org. Scholarships are available for families in need. Please call 775-298-0010 or visit tahoesafealliance.org to learn more.