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Tahoe Truckee community announcements

Parent orientation for lakeside students grades fourth through eighth, Wednesday June 24, 6 to 8 p.m., 2945 Polaris Road, North Tahoe High School Auditorium. At 4 p.m. the district is also hosting meetings for PTO, VIPS and ELAC representatives. School administrators, including Eileen Fahrner, Bill Frey, Teresa Rensch, Stephanie Welsh and Joanna Mitchell will be on hand to answer parents’ questions about the upcoming school year. Information to be presented includes teacher assignment updates, current bell schedules, office personnel and duties, and any new information not previously provided. Call 582-2500.

Unveiling Whiskey, Wednesday, June 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. Presentation facilitated by Classic Boat Historian Brian Robinson including restorer Tony Brown, donors Clare and George Schmitt and former co-owner Nancy Cunningham tomorrow morning. Refreshments and socializing from 9 to 9:30 a.m. followed by the presentation, $12 for members, $15 non-members. Sunset Sail with the Museum on Tuesday, June 30. Please call the museum today to purchase your tickets for our inaugural sunset sail fundraiser. Includes appetizers, drinks and great company aboard the 50′ Tahoe Cruz sailboat. Leaves Tahoe City at 5:30 p.m., $60 per person. Phone 525-9253 ext. 0, Tahoe Maritime Museum, 5205 West Lake Blvd., Homewood.

You are invited to the North Lake Tahoe chamber mixer Celebration of the Arts Summer Trade Fair Thursday, June 25 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Incline Village Corporate Center, 917 Tahoe Blvd. Trade Show Participants include Sierra Nevada Ballet, Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Society, Tahoe Chamber Music Society, Lake Tahoe Music Festival, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Reno Chamber Orchestra, Placer Arts, North Tahoe Arts and Red, White and Tahoe Blue. Music to be provided by Larry Aynesmith from the Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Society. The event is free, dress is All American casual.

Parent orientation for lakeside students grades fourth through eighth, Wednesday June 24, 6 to 8 p.m., 2945 Polaris Road, North Tahoe High School Auditorium. At 4 p.m. the district is also hosting meetings for PTO, VIPS and ELAC representatives. School administrators, including Eileen Fahrner, Bill Frey, Teresa Rensch, Stephanie Welsh and Joanna Mitchell will be on hand to answer parents’ questions about the upcoming school year. Information to be presented includes teacher assignment updates, current bell schedules, office personnel and duties, and any new information not previously provided. Call 582-2500.

The Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund is sponsoring the second annual and#8220;Senior Spring Cleaningand#8221; for Truckee seniors on Sunday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Truckee Senior Apartments located at 10040 Estates Dr., Truckee.

This is a very valued service to members of the community who cannot physically clean on a regular basis and/or cannot afford cleaning services. Volunteer activities include cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, window washing, beautifying porches, and moving furniture.

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Cleaning supplies will be provided by the Queen of Hearts Fund through local donations and cash contributions. Any and all donations of cleaning materials, gardening tools and plants are welcome. Please contact Irene Self at (775) 888-4474 or Irene.self@wellsfargo.com. Check contributions can be made to the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation located at 11071 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Please make the check out to TTCF and designate and#8220;Spring Cleaningand#8221; on the comment line. To volunteer contact Judi Roberts at 582-6992 or e-mail judi@greenroberts.com.

H A Distributors presents Tahoe Comedy North Monday, June 29 on the Tahoe Gal dinner cruise. Headlining the show is the hilarious Carl LaBove, with your feature comedian the sharp and humorous Sean Peabody. Tickets are available at the Tahoe Gal by calling 583-0141 or (800) 218-2464. For a complete Tahoe Comedy North schedule, visit http://www.tahoecomedynorth.com.

Get ahead and refresh your reading, writing and math skills this summer at Clever Minds. Join the celebration of Clever Minds’ sixth year by participating in readiness workshops for language arts and math, geared towards students entering grades six through eight.

Experienced/credentialed, energetic and creative teachers make learning fun by reviewing and previewing important concepts and skills. There is a maximum of five students in each group. Each Middle School Workshop meets twice a week for 1.5 hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 6 to Aug. 13 at Clever Minds Learning Center, located in downtown Truckee.

Readiness Workshops are also available for elementary and high school students. Specialty Workshops in Art and Environmental Science are available for elementary and middle school students. Individual tutoring is available for students of all ages.

Go to http://www.cleverminds.org or call 582-1707.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League never supports or opposes candidates for elective office but may take stands on local, state and national ballot measures. League members study issues in depth before taking a position, observe meetings locally, monitor elections, register voters and sometimes sponsor candidate/issue forums.

The League of Women Voters, established in 1920, is one of our nation’s most respected grassroots organizations. It is open to all citizens of voting age and#8212; both men and women. Visit http://www.lwv.org to find out how to join the new Truckee/North Tahoe League. Call Patty Lomanto at 582-0726 plomanto@sbcglobal.net or Ann Lyman 546-5530.

The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels will be held on July 5 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments, 10040 Estates Dr. in Truckee. This month’s sponsor is the P.E.O. Sorority (Philanthropic Educational Organization). Open to everyone! Adults $7, children $3. Arrive early!

Then Truckee State Preschool is accepting applications for the 09-10 school year. Packets can be picked up at the Family Resource Center or at the school in the Sierra Mountain Community Education Center 11603 Donner Pass Road. For questions call 582-2500 ext. 3669. or Family Resource Center 587-2513.

El State Prescolar esta aceptando aplicasiones para el ano escolar 2009-2010. Las aplicasiones estaran en el centro de Recursos de lunes a viernes o en la escuela Sierra Mountain Community Education Center 11603 Donner Pass Road. Para preguntas porfavor de llamar a la escuela al 582-2500 ext. 3669 o al Centro de Recursos al 587-2513.

Reno/Tahoe based dance company Four Rooms Dance Collective led by Artistic Director Jennie Pitts presents an evening of contemporary dance. The company’s inaugural performances will feature local dancers and a diverse multimedia sensory experience including live vocals, highly stylized visual design and inventive modern dance choreography. The evenings will also include work by guest artists who are some of today’s most innovative dance makers. Friday, June 26, 7:30 p.m., Damonte Ranch High School, Reno and Saturday, June 27, 7:30 p.m., North Tahoe High School, Tahoe City, Tickets: $15 General and $8 Student/Child

To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.ShowTix4U.com or call (775) 790-2252.

Alder Creek Middle School is excited to announce 48 of 113 English Learners with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the second trimester of the 2008-09 school year were rewarded with a tour of UC Berkeley. Generous support and donation of the Cal Alumni group, Bears in the Woods and a grant from Excellence in Education enabled the trip.

The students shadowed the Trenza and Hermanos Unidos student groups of UC Berkeley to motivate educational endeavors and understand the possibilities that exist.