North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of March 28, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of March 28, 2016

Parents’ Night Out this Friday

The next Parents’ Night Out will be held Friday, April 1, from 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. Maximum $20 per family. Activities include: Bible story, craft, music, and a movie. Please feed your children dinner before bringing them.

We will be showing the movie, “How to Train Your Dragon 2” for K-6th graders. 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 to learn more.


North Tahoe Arts seeks more artists for Artisan Shop

The North Tahoe Arts Artisan Shop in downtown Tahoe City is expanding, and the staff is looking for new artists in all mediums. Two financial options are available — a work and a non-work option in our retail shop.

All art must be juried and accepted, and must be handmade, original work of the artist. Go to to download an application and join this wonderful group of local artists!

Please submit by April 15th. North Tahoe arts is located at 380 North Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City.

Gatsby Gala fundraiser for Truckee High band set for April 22

TEMPO, in support of the The Truckee High School Band, invites you to the first annual Gatsby Gala, on Friday, April 22, at PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn. Get dressed up, and come out for a night of elegance, entertainment and swing dancing to the big band.

The Gatsby Gala will showcase the tremendous talents of the decorated Truckee High School Jazz Band. Guests will enjoy song after song of energetic jazz and swing, begging the toes to tap, the hips to move.

Tickets are on sale through April 8. Cost is $50, includes appetizers and desserts, and a silent auction with exciting prizes. Visit to buy tickets.

My Morning Out events Mondays in Tahoe City

My Morning Out will be held Monday mornings from 9 a.m.-noon at First Baptist Church of Tahoe City. Children ages birth through 5 are welcome. A donation of $10 per child per session is requested. This is a drop in program and no pre-registration is necessary. Please call the church at 530- 583-1534.

No MMO will be held on Monday, April 11, or Monday, May 30, due to school age children being out of school on those dates. Visit to learn more.

Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus spring concert is April 23-24

The Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus’s annual spring concert series will be held April 23-24 in the Assumption Catholic Church located on Alder Drive in Truckee. The two concert series is sure to delight audiences with a wide variety of music selections which embody our theme, “ŒSing for Joy!”

The 50-voice chorus, under the direction of Susan K. Horst, will be joined by the Diablo Valley Symphonic Orchestra performing Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore. Also performing will be members of the Truckee Tahoe Youth Chorus.

Tickets for each show are priced $20 for adults and $5 for children under age 18 and are available at Cabona’s, The Office Boss, Tahoe Donner Rec and Park District office, online at and at the door.

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

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