North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of June 13, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of June 13, 2016

#WeAreOrlando service Saturday in Incline

A “We Are Orlando” interfaith community memorial service will take place Saturday, June 18, at 5 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, located at 341 Village Blvd. in Incline Village.

The Rev. Clare Novak and Pastor Donna Farrell will lead the service, open to anyone of any denomination across the region who wants to offer prayers for the victims from Sunday’s mass shooting.

Visit for other scheduled events surrounding the tragedy and the #WeAreOrlando movement. Visit to learn more about St. Pat’s.

Parents’ Night Out Friday

Parents’ Night Out will be held this Friday, June 17, from 6-10 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 390 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City.  Children ages birth-12 years of age are welcome. A donation of $10 per child per evening is requested.

Activities include: Bible story, craft, music, and a movie. Please feed your children dinner before bringing them. This is a drop-in program and no pre-registration is necessary. For more information call the church at 530-583-1534 or go to

Adopt-A-Tomato Day Saturday

On Saturday, June 18, Rock & Rose Nursery along with Full Circle Compost will be hosting Adopt-A-Tomato Day. Full Circle Compost has hundreds of tomatoes that need a new home.

Farmer Craig will be giving gardening and soil fertility tips and tricks that will help you care for your new little one! Rounding out the compost party is Little Roots Farm and the nonprofit Slow Food Lake Tahoe.

Come and enjoy a day dedicated to local food, local growing, composting and Truckee. Rock & Rose Nursery is located at 10739 Glenshire Drive Truckee.

Golfing for Schools cards almost sold out

The Excellence in Education Foundation Golfing for Schools Cards are on sale and provide golfers with an opportunity to save big on greens fees. Additionally, they make great Father’s Day gifts!

The $325 transferable cards are an excellent value and are valid for 18 holes of play at Coyote Moon, Northstar, Old Greenwood, Resort at Squaw Creek, Tahoe City, Tahoe Donner and Gray’s Crossing. Some restrictions do apply.

The Golfing for Schools program is a primary fundraising program of the local nonprofit Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation.

There is an 8-card-per-person purchase limit and additional restrictions do apply. Only a limited number of passes are available and cards will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call Excellence in Education at 530-550-7984 or visit for more information.

Tahoe League for Charity accepting grant applications

The Tahoe League for Charity is now accepting applications for grants from community nonprofit organizations for 2016. Please send two short paragraphs, one stating the purpose of your organization and the other stating your needs and the amount for which you are applying. Send it to Tahoe League for Charity, P.O. Box 1524, Tahoe City, CA 96145, Attn: Grants Chair; or email to Nileta Morton at

Applications must be postmarked no later than July 1, 2016. For information, please contact Nileta Morton at 530-546-4559 or

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