Community announcements for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee |

Community announcements for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at To enter community events online, visit, for entertainment

Classic Car Stroll

The Kiwanis Club of North Lake Tahoe is presenting a Classic Car Show in Tahoe City, Friday, June 20, 6-8 p.m. The Tahoe City Public Utility’s Parks and Recreation Department, the Tahoe City Downtown Association and North Lake Auto Parts will be sponsoring the seventh annual event. Persons interested in exhibiting their classic and vintage automobiles are encouraged to register for this event, which is free for participants and spectators.

Past events have featured muscle cars, hot rods, antiques, sports cars and other classics. Parking along the north side of North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City will be set aside for these vehicles. North Lake Auto Parts will be awarding prizes in various categories.

For information or to arrange participation contact Dave Shelton at 530-583-3787 or

Tahoe Truckee Flyfishers Day on the River

Tahoe Truckee Flyfishers (TTFF) invites beginners and those interested in fly fishing to join a day on the Truckee River Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m.-noon. TTFF is a group of local flyfishers engaged in education, conservation and raising the art of fly fishing on local waters.

Discuss the basics, including lines and leaders, knots, aquatic insects, fly selection, reading the water and casting techniques. Meet at the parking area at the north end of the Glenshire bridge over the Truckee River.

Having a license, waders, boots, fly rod/reel, leader material will allow you benefit most, but drop by if you’re interested. Any participant under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/adult.

Visit for information, including the 30th Annual barbecue on Aug. 9. Questions can be directed to

Calling all Dog Day volunteers

Dog Day in the Park is partnering with PR Entertainment as a nonprofit partner North Tahoe Regional Park concerts in Tahoe Vista. Volunteer for one or all three (July 17, 19 and Aug. 13) for a concert pass for the concert with a guest pass for the day. Dog Day in the Park and WARF (Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation) will earn 5 percent of bar sales net plus tips.

Sign up at, fill out the form and select a time slot. Eight-10 volunteers needed for each time period. There will be four liquid refreshment stations serving beer & wine. PR Entertainment is anticipating 4500-6000 people attending each of these venues.

For more info contact Pam Berger at 530-448-2339 or

Seeking July 3 fireworks volunteers in Kings Beach

The North Tahoe Business Association is seeking volunteers for its annual July 3 Fireworks and Beach Party at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area/North Tahoe Event Center on July 3, 4-10 p.m. Positions include set-up, ticket takers, ushers, security, merchandise sales, donation collection, breakdown and clean up. Volunteer on July 3, and be free on the Fourth to enjoy the holiday. Meet new people, make new friends and have fun. Two-four hours of your time would be a big help! Contact or 530-546-9000.

Volunteers needed for Tahoe City’s July 4 celebration

Feeling patriotic? Love a party? Go out and help raise money for Tahoe City’s fireworks show and enjoy the street faire while you’re at it!

Volunteer opportunities include: Collect donations, sell T-shirts and merchandise, monitor games in the “Fun Zone,” set up and clean up. Dunk tank participants needed as well. Two-hour shifts available from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Each volunteer will receive a commemorative fourth of July T-shirt.

Activities include cornhole, putting green, clown, barbecue, music, kettle corn and more. If you’re not available to help be sure to enjoy the fun drop a few $$ in the fire boots.

For more information contact the Tahoe City Downtown Association 530-386-3016 or

Rotary lakeside lobster dinner to be held July 5

The Rotary Club of Tahoe City will once again host a delicious dinner on the North Tahoe Conference Center patio in Kings Beach. This event sold out last year and attendance is limited due to cooking capacity. Included: appetizers, Caesar salad,1 1/2-pound live Maine lobster freshly cooked, sweet corn, Truckee Bread Company ciabatta, dessert and entertainment. No-host bar opens at 5:30 p.m., dinner 6-8 p.m., cost is $65 per person. Send your check made out to Rotary Club of Tahoe City to Jim Cline P.O. Box 1725, Kings Beach, CA 96143, by June 27. Call 530-546-4840 for information.

Discover Vikingsholm

Join Sierra State Parks Foundation on Thursday, June 26, for a special evening at Vikingsholm at Emerald Bay. Receive a behind-the scenes tour, stepping into the 1929 landmark’s rarely seen rooms, hearing first hand what summering there in the 1900s was like.

Then relax in the courtyard for wine and hors d’oeuvres and an intimate historical conversation with long-time park advocate and historian Dr. Helen Smith. As a child, Smith spent 14 summers living in Vikingsholm as the guest of owner Lora Knight. Smith will present each guest with a signed copy of her book “Vikingsholm.” Proceeds provide funds for maintenance and repair of the mansion. Tickets are $60 per person. Meet at D.L. Bliss State Park Visitor Center at 5 p.m. to drive down the park service road into Emerald Bay. Seats are limited and reservations are required. Purchase tickets at or call 530-583-9911.

Horsemanship and riding skills clinic

Saturday, June 28 the Tahoe Donner Horsemen are proud to present a “Form to Function” horse riding clinic with Sherry Gibb Bertagnolli of the Gibb Ranch in Palomino Valley, Nev. Sherry Gibb has 35 years of experience raising, training and showing horses and in addition to her All Around Award winning horses, she is an accredited horse show judge. Sherry teaches “a horse’s feet are directly connected to his mind” and will help you learn where your horse’s feet are and improve his footfalls resulting in more control and a smoother ride.

She will also teach how to better your own body position to improve control, transitions and stops with a light feel on the bit.

The clinic will be held at the McIver Arena (Truckee Rodeo grounds) 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Number of riders and horses is limited. Cost is $80 for TDHA members and $100 for non-members. Auditors are welcome. For information or to sign up call or text Mary Blocher at 530-913-5940.

Tahoe League for Charity accepting grants

Tahoe League for Charity (TLC) is now accepting applications for grants from community nonprofit organizations for 2014. 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. Applications must be postmarked no later than July 1, 2014. For information contact Nileta Morton at 530-546-4559, or

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