North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of May 9, 2016 | SierraSun.com

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of May 9, 2016

Bubbles and Ballet fundraiser Friday for InnerRhythms

An elegant evening of classical ballet variations and contemporary choreography will take place in a stunning location, Martis Camp, on Friday, May 13, serving as a fundraiser for InnerRhythms Dance Theatre Company. Award winning pieces by student choreographers will also be featured. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for drinks and appetizers. Cash-only bar. You can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a Napa weekend getaway worth more than $1,000.

Tickets for the event are $15 for kids and $25 for adults. Visit innerrhythms.org to learn more

North Tahoe High fashion show fundraiser is Sunday

The North Tahoe High School Project Grad Senior Fashion Show will take place Sunday, May 15, starring the senior class of 2016 and featuring the clothing of local apparel merchants. The event will take place at the North Tahoe High School Auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

The Senior Fashion Show is a fundraiser for North Tahoe High School's Project Grad, an effort to provide a safe and sober graduation night for all graduating seniors. An organized, adult-chaperoned and alcohol-free trip to Disneyland and Magic Mountain is offered as a post-graduation party.

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Tickets are $15 for adults and $7.50 for students, and are available at Hacienda del Lago, New and Used Tahoe Sports, and The Store, all in Tahoe City. Tickets will also be available at the door the evening of the event. Raffle tickets are also offered for sale, with a grand prize of two tickets from Southwest Airlines to any destination, up to $2,000 value; need not be present to win.

For information, call North Tahoe High School at 530-581-7000.

Best of Tahoe Chefs fundraiser set for Sunday

Tickets are available for the 17th annual Best of Tahoe Chefs food and wine fundraiser, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. The theme for this year's event is "A Night of Magic!" and will be held Sunday, May 15, at 4:30 p.m.

Truckee/Lake Tahoe's best local chefs donate their time and talent to make the evening extraordinary with fabulous culinary creations, and also offer amazing dining packages for the event's auction.

The event is presented by the Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation. Tickets are $200 and all proceeds benefit Patient and Family Programs at the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center. Visit bestoftahoechefs.org to learn more.

Marijuana film to be shown for parents

Parents at Truckee and North Lake Tahoe are invited to a pair of free screenings next week of the documentary "The Other Side of Cannabis — The Negative Effects of Marijuana on our Youth." It will be shown 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the North Tahoe High School auditorium; and Thursday, May 19, in the Truckee High School auditorium.

According to a press release from Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence, the 1-hour film features interviews with youth and adults in recovery from marijuana addiction, as well as treatment counselors, therapists, scientists and professors; a Q-and-A panel with local experts will follow the film.

Doors open at 5:15 and light refreshments will be served. You are encouraged to attend and bring your teen. Visit ttfwdd.com or call 546-1924 to learn more.

Tahoe Truckee Fly Fishers meeting set for May 19

Tahoe Truckee Fly Fishers will meet on Thursday, May 19, for a program featuring master guide Hogan Brown on fishing "The Other Lower Sacramento River."

According to the group, what most anglers don't realize is there are nearly 300 miles of river where resident striped bass, migratory stripers, American shad, largemouth bass, spotted bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, catfish and carp call home. Hogan is leading the effort to fly fish for these varied species.

The meeting is free to attend and all are welcome, from beginner to expert fly fishers. It will be on Thursday, May 19, at 6 p.m. at the Truckee Community Recreation Building at 8924 Donner Pass Road. Contact TTFF at TTFlyfishers@gmail.com or visit TTFF.net for more information.