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INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Content for the weekly community briefs section is selected from e-mail submissions to editor@tahoebonanza.com. Please include the 5w's: who, what, when, where and why, website and contact information.

Axtons and Platt to perform

Matthew and Donna Axton, and Ed Platt will sing and play from Hoyt Axton's song book and Matthew Axton's pen on May 30. Doors open at 6 p.m. the music begins at 7 p.m., Mark Twain Cultural Center & Toccata Guttman Music Hall, 760 Mays, Incline Village. Take a picnic dinner and beverage of choice or order from Bar Bar Bar, Lupita's or The Village Deli. Tickets are $20, reservations may be made by calling 775-833-1835 or email mcavoylayne@gmail.com.

Incline High School summer concert

On Wednesday, June 4, in the Incline High School Theater, from 6-7:15 p.m., the music groups of Incline High School will perform their summer concert. Some of the menu include songs by Frank Sinatra, Lourdes, Adele, Black Eye Peas, Bach and Hans Zimmer. It's quite a smorgasbord. Admission is free, but you may be encouraged to become a music booster. To learn more call the school at 775-833-4260.

Community Cleanup Day

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Volunteers needed for Incline Village/Crystal Bay Community Cleanup Day, Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m.-noon, to pick up litter from streets, streams, trails and beaches. Check-In 9 a.m. at the Incline Recreation Center (980 Incline Way). Enjoy pizza and share the beauty of a cleaner community at noon. For information call 775-832-1284 or email wastenot@ivgid.org.

American Association of University Women to meet

North Tahoe AAUW's June meeting will start with festive desserts and installation of officers followed by a short business meeting, June 12, 12:30 p.m., Incline Village Library, 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village.

Members and visitors will then leave their cars at the library to walk about one block on Alder to High Sierra Gardens where Dan Yori or his associate Lennie will offer a mountain garden tour. If you feel you cannot walk, there is room to park a few cars at the front of the nursery.

Drinks and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Jan at brickkpot@yahoo.com or call 775-831-1329 for more information.

Host family needed for Rotary Youth Exchange

This would be the experience of a lifetime for both the exchange student and the families who are generous enough to host. Rotary's inbound student for 2014-15 will be a male from Brazil, arriving in town this summer. Rotary needs families immediately. If you are interested in finding out more about being a host family please contact Rotary Youth Exchange Counselor Barbara Cole at msbarbaracole@me.com at 209-639-0184 (text or message).

The Rotary Club of Incline Village will host a presentation on Rotary Youth Exchange and host families experiences on June 2, noon at the Parasol Building. Anyone interested may join for a free lunch and have any questions answered.

Farmers Market at Tunnel Creek

The Farmers Market at Tunnel Creek is open every Thursday, 4-7 p.m. Located in the corral at the Tunnel Creek Station in Incline Village, this weekly market features farm-fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, fresh flowers, gourmet meats, hand-crafted artisans, sweets and treats and more. This is the second summer that Lake Tahoe Markets has brought this community event to the North Shore. For more information and the Lake Tahoe Markets Farmers Market schedule visit http://www.LakeTahoeMarkets.com.

SPCA of Northern Nevada hires Guerra

The SPCA of Northern Nevada (SPCA) announces the hiring of Jennifer (Jenn) Guerra as Development Director. Jenn has spent more than 20 years working with nonprofit organizations. She has extensive development and events and marketing experience. Jenn has worked in Denmark, England, Scotland and China and brings her wealth of knowledge to the SPCA.

Jenn's responsibilities include fundraising, grant writing, special events and marketing for the SPCA. Visit spcanevada.org.

All ages show at Mark Twain Cultural Center

Mark Twain Cultural Center and I·School will present a special show for all ages at the Mark Twain Cultural Center & Toccata Guttman Music Hall on Tuesday, June 17, 760 Mays Blvd., Incline Village. Doors open at six and the stories begin at seven.

Celebrated American story teller Jim Weiss will enthrall with intelligent entertainment for the thinking family, including some insights from Tom Sawyer. Read more about Jim's talents at greathall.com or amazon.com.

Take a picnic dinner and beverage of choice or order from Bar Bar Bar, Lupita's, or the Village Deli. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 kids. CD sales will benefit I·School summer school scholarships. Reservations at 775-833-1835 or mcavoylayne@gmail.com.

Incline Law Group welcomes Jeremy L. Krenek

Incline Law Group, LLP, is pleased to announce Jeremy L. Krenek is now licensed to practice in both California and Nevada. Jeremy first worked at Incline Law Group (ILG) as an intern during the summer of 2011, and began working full time as a clerk for ILG in August of 2013. A Texas native, Jeremy graduated with honors from Texas State University. After initially working in sales, Jeremy and his wife Kelli moved to Incline Village and spent a winter working at the Diamond Peak ski area as snowboard and ski instructors. Determined to become full-time residents, they both returned to school; Kelli attended nursing school while Jeremy entered Santa Clara University School of Law. During his final year of law school, Jeremy competed in multiple Honors Moot Court competitions with stellar results. Jeremy and Kelli now call Incline Village home.

Incline Law Group, LLP is a boutique law firm located on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe.

Summer reading tutors needed

Incline Elementary School needs 10 volunteer tutors for a summer reading program, Monday, July 7 through Friday, Aug. 1. Pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade teachers have each nominated a student from their class to participate in the "Barton for Brighter Futures Project," which has a summer program component. The summer Barton program requires 10 volunteer tutors. Each tutor will work with two-three students Monday through Thursday for 45 minutes to one hour at Incline Elementary School. One to two hours of training will be provided. No tutoring experience necessary. The kids in your community need your help. Contact Audrey Hartye if you are interested in becoming a tutor at audreyhartyeamericorps@gmail.com.

Incline Village Library news

Display cases: Watercolors, pen and ink drawings and pottery Jeane Ryan. Watch Jeane at work as the Artist in Residence on June 24-26, noon to 2 p.m. June 3-6, Primary early voting from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 1-Aug. 31, Summer Reading Program. The 2014 Summer Reading Program features "Fizz Boom Read!" for younger children, "Spark a Reaction!" for teens and "Literary Elements" for adults. Kids will receive a reading record and earn rewards by tracking reading. There will be entertaining and educational programs for kids and families. June 6 and 20, 2-4 p.m. Lifescapes. Seniors are given an opportunity to write and share their memoirs. June 7, 4-5 p.m. Exotic Reptile Encounters. Reptile encounters up close and personal in a safe and structured environment. Close Encounters Wildlife Edventures along with Sierra Nevada Academy of Kindred Ectotherm's, SNAKE, presents a hands-on, family friendly hour of educational highlights on exotic and indigenous reptiles with gently acclimated herpetological ambassadors. June 11, 4-4:45 p.m. Colin Ross Duo. Local musicians explore the rich history, culture and diversity of American Traditional music on an astounding array of musical instruments.

Incline Village Library, open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village, 775-832-4130.