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Village Notes: What’s happening in Incline Village

Jean Eick
Special to the Bonanza

It is the season for power outages. Prepare now for a long winter and stock up with flashlights and battery-powered items — please, though, be very careful with candles. As we move into the next season at Tahoe, it is always good to be ready with your vehicle too. Be sure you have all your chains, etc. in the vehicle as winter is just around the corner.

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at the IVGID Recreation Center participate in the fall community blood drive. Call Cherry Barney at 775-832-5058 or visit http://www.bloodhero.com to set up an appointment. Walk ins are welcome.

Celebrate Nevada's 150th birthday with Mark Twain and Shiloh. This will be a musical sesquicentennial show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Mark Twain Cultural Center and Toccata Guttman Music H. For reservations email mcavoylayne@gmail.com or call 775-833-1835.

Join the fun at the annual Tahoe Family Solutions Bowl-a-thon Saturday, Oct. 25, a fundraiser for TFS. Put together a bowling team for work, neighbors or friends and have a great time no matter what your skill level might be. For information call 775-298-0004.

The annual Trail of Treats and Terror is Thursday, Oct. 30. This annual community event includes the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center, the Incline Village Recreation Center, Lake Tahoe School and Sierra Nevada College. Volunteers are always needed to help at this event, please contact Allison at allisone@parasol.org or call 775-298-0186 to volunteer.

Don't forget, the adult Halloween extravaganza, the annual Creepers Ball at the Crystal Bay Casino is Friday, Oct. 31. Tickets are on sale now.

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Attend the annual Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival, fundraiser for Tahoe SAFE Alliance on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom. For information visit http://www.tahoesafealliance.org or call 775-298-0010.

The Tahoe Community Thanksgiving Celebration in Kings Beach is Thursday, Nov. 27, at the North Tahoe Event Center. Anyone interested in helping or for more information should call Meera Beser at 775-230-1066.

Birthdays to celebrate this week: Rhonda Brockelsby on Oct. 18; and Sierra Sun Community Editor Amy Edgett, Connie Nowlin and Chuck Swing on Oct. 21. Happy Birthday!

The Deal or Steal this week is to attend the annual Incline Village Nursery School Pumpkin Patch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Preston Field. For more information contact IVNS at 775-831-4040.

As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries, and news, along with the best deals or steals you can find, no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday to jeanmeick@aol.com.