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Tahoe Truckee community announcements

Whatandamp;#8217;s up by Pettit GilweeIn addition to the Olympic Heritage Celebration, North Lake Tahoe is hosting a bevy of other events, including Elvis Day at Mt. Rose andamp;#8211; Ski Tahoe Jan. 9, when the resort celebrates the kingandamp;#8217;s birthday with Elvis on the slopes, Elvis issuing lift tickets, Elvis fitting skis and even Elvis teaching lessons. Snow enthusiasts can also learn how to telemark or improve their skills at the Telemark Camp at Northstar-at-Tahoe Jan. 10. The one-day camp has a relaxed, student-centric approach where the participants help dictate the direction. Groups practice and learn drills, receive feedback, video analysis and a personal program for improvement. On Donner Summit, Boreal Mountain Resort to host the USASA Slopestyle and Superpipe Jan. 9-10. Squaw Valley Institute Presents andamp;#8220;A Snowballandamp;#8217;s Chanceandamp;#8221; lecture and walking tourSquaw Valley Chapel, Olympic Valley. Author Dave Antonucci will present a multimedia overview presentation of the 1960 Winter Olympics. The morning continues with a walking tour of the Squaw Valley Olympic sites including the Squaw Valley Chapel, Olympic Village Inn, California and Nevada Welcome Centers, race courses, the site of Blyth Arena and ski jump hill remnants and other historic sites. $10 at the door, Jan. 14, 8:30 a.m., (530) 581-4138, info@squawvalleyinstitute.org.Tahoe Conservatory of Music Winter RecitalCal Neva, Crystal Springs, The Frank Sinatra Show RoomHoliday Music Recital 4:30-8 p.m. Elementary students will perform beginning at 4:30 p.m. Middle and High School student will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. We are partnering with Project Mana to collect food for the season, a non-perishable food donation is encouraged. Admission is free. If you are considering music lessons or just want to support your friends in the community this is a great opportunity to learn about Tahoe Conservatory of Music and you are welcome to attend, Jan. 13 4:30 p.m. 546-2356.Get Ready for the SAT at Clever Minds!Preparation for the SAT is offered for the March test at Clever Minds Learning Center, located in downtown Truckee. The course meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6:30 p.m., Jan. 19 through March 11 for the March 13th test date. The course covers all sections tested, including tools to help maximize studentandamp;#8217;s success. All materials are provided. Space is limited. Call 530-582-1707 or e-mail vicki@cleverminds.org to sign up for the class.Soup luncheon with AAUWAAUW General Meeting and Annual Soup Luncheon, Jan. 14, 2010 11 a.m. meeting time at the Incline Village Library. Join the annual, popular Soup Luncheon at the Incline Village Library. In addition to a variety of delicious soups, meet the junior high girls who attended Tech Trek last summer and the 2009 delegate to Girls State, Julie Levy. SnowFest Queen candidate Kea Jolicoeur, who as a seventh grader attended Tech Trek and last summer was a Tech Trek Junior Counselor at Stanford, will also be there. The public is welcome to attend the General Meeting. If you are interested in becoming a member of A.A.U.W., please call (775) 831-4025 or 546-5481.Happy birthday Edgar Allen PoeThe Museum of Modern Mythology and Pop Culture will present a andamp;#8220;Happy 201st Birthday Edgar Allan Poeandamp;#8221; event at the Tahoe Yoga andamp; Wellness Center, 10770 Donner Pass Road. David Lemmo will present a talk on Poe; Megan Lacy created a musical version of Poeandamp;#8217;s andamp;#8220;Fall of the House of Usherandamp;#8221; which sheandamp;#8217;ll perform (as she did during October Country), and also read the poem andamp;#8220;Anabelle Lee.andamp;#8221; There will be a reading of andamp;#8220;The Black Cat,andamp;#8221; Rya Kirby, in raven costume, will perform a dance/pantomime to a musical reading of Poeandamp;#8217;s poem, andamp;#8220;The Raven.andamp;#8221; The two-person band, Ohligans and others will perform. Events begin at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, three days before Poeandamp;#8217;s actual birthday. Solar and Sustainable Technology Educational SeminarJoin an educational seminar focusing on solar and sustainable technologies for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Topics will include: Available solar technologies, system planning and design, system integration, system costs and payback periods, federal and state incentives.The first step toward energy efficiency begins with education. Learn how you can offset your electricity or heating bills through the power of the sun! Thursday, Jan. 21, 6-7:30 p.m., Incline Village Library, 845 Alder Ave. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Truckee Book and Bean, 10009 West River St., Truckee. Seminars are free to the public. Space is limited. Please call (775) 331-1550 or email RSVP@ipair.com to reserve your seat.