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North Tahoe Arts offering classes for young and old in Tahoe City

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. andamp;#8212; North Tahoe Arts is offerings a variety of art activities in May. Located in Tahoe City just above Commons Beach the art center provides a number of ways for adults and children to see and get involved with art. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization it is supported through membership, donations and the sale of art. Generous and much needed grants from the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation, Tahoe League for Charity, Rotary Foundation, Kiwanis Club and other partnerships assist the organization in its mission. A percentage of art sales support the art center and kids art programs.Exhibits in the galleries change monthly and other events and art activities occur throughout the year. The Annual Memberandamp;#8217;s Exhibit will be in the Main Gallery in May. Twenty member artists are participating. Paintings, photography, ceramics, and jewelry will be artfully displayed. In the Corison Loft weandamp;#8217;ve invited Artvision, two groups merged to develop their art and take it as far as they can. Both exhibits run through May 30. Art Classes will run through out the summer. Call 530-581-2787 for details and deadlines.Watercolor Fun – Sand Rocks – Eva Stramer Nichols, Wednesday, May 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $50Watercolor Fun andamp;#8211; Breaking out of the Rectangle – Eva Stramer Nichols, Saturday and Sunday June 4 and 5, sign up by May 28, $95Kids Art Saturday is a free program matching kids with artists for artful projects. One is planned for May, but the date has not been set. Visit http://www.northtahoearts.com or e-mail info@northtahoearts.com. Sessions are always noon-2 p.m. Kids Art Camp registration goes through May or until filled. This very popular program is a hands-on art experience for youths 5-12-years-old and a great alternative to sports camps. Children learn new techniques of self-expression. Scholarships are available. Registration forms are online.North Tahoe Arts, 380 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, 530-581-2787.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com