North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of June 20, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of June 20, 2016

Help spruce up the Truckee Senior Apartments

The Senior Apartments in Truckee need help making the place look welcoming by sprucing up the outside common areas Saturday, June 25. People can either donate or come by with plants, soils or a six-pack of flowers starting at 9 a.m. Call Clarence at 530-587-5152 or email her at for information. The apartments are located at 10040 Estates Drive #50 in Truckee. Visit to learn more.

Free youth meals at Boys and Girls Club

Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all children under the age of 18 regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Healthy breakfast and lunch will be provided for free for children 18 and under at the following location: Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, 8125 Steelhead Ave. in Kings Beach. Meals will be provided Monday through Friday from June 20 through Aug. 26. The Boys and Girls Club will be closed July 4.

For more information, contact Christin Wilcox, club chef, at 530-546-4324 or

Register for Get in the Act Summer Camp

Registration has begun for Get in the Act Camp Broadway summer camp. Get in the Act is celebrating its 16th summer of providing aspiring young performers (grades first through eighth) with innovative and enriching performing-arts training. This one-week camp culminates with a final performance for family and friends on the last day.

Camp Dates: July 11-15 and July 18-22 at Truckee High School Theater, 11725 Donner Pass Road. Camps are limited to 12 students. Visit for rates and more information.

‘A Balanced Life’ presentation at For Goodness Sake

Janice Gates will present “A Balanced Life” on July 7 at 9:30 a.m. at For Goodness Sake, located at 10157 Donner Pass Road in Truckee.

Learn more about balanced living: What is it? How do we get it? Why do we need it? There are simple practical tools to help you reduce anxiety, lift a low mood and bring clarity ­— right now.

In this workshop, we will draw on the ancient wisdom teachings of yoga and mindfulness, as well as leading edge material from Somatic psychology and neuroscience. You will learn how to navigate the ever-changing, and sometimes very challenging, flow of this human experience and come away with practices to do at home.

Seating in For Goodness Sake is limited, so reservations are highly recommended. Please email by July 5 to reserve your space. Visit to learn more.

Tahoeritaville Lobster Feed in Tahoe City

The Tahoe City Rotary’s Tahoeritaville Lobster Feed will take place Friday, July 29. Tickets are available now for this fundraising event, which takes place at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach.

Get your tickets for $70 at the North Tahoe Event Center or Swigards True Value Hardware in Tahoe City, or by calling 530-546-0339 or emailing

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