Truckee Tahoe community announcements
March 1, 2012
Your news makesthe Sierra Sun shineContent for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at email@example.com. Visit http://www.sierrasun.com to submit events online. Please limit descriptions to 50 words. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.Shred the LoveSugar Bowl Resort is teaming up with Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) for the fourth annual andamp;#8220;Shred the Loveandamp;#8221; benefit event March 3, 2012. The resort will hold a rail jam contest in the Switching Yard Terrain Park, with all entry fees from the event benefiting B4BC and their mission to provide breast cancer education, prevention and support programs for young people and the action sports community at large. Shred the Love entry is $25, registration is 8:30-10 a.m. Visit sugarbowl.com or call 530-426-9000 for information about Sugar Bowl Resort.30th Annual Homewood Patrol Race and Taco Dinner Part competition, part party, part West Shore gathering, the Homewood Patrol Race andamp; Taco Dinner is a time-honored tradition at Homewood Mountain Resort. This yearandamp;#8217;s event, scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, 6-10 p.m. at the mountainandamp;#8217;s North Lodge, marks the 30th annual presentation. Professional patrol teams from all Tahoe area mountains gather annually to race under the lights in front of the Homewood North Lodge through a dual giant slalom course for a shot at the title as well as bragging rights.Free to spectators, complete with DJ music broadcast from the Red Bull MXT, the taco dinner offers beef soft tacos, beans and rice, salad and dessert for $10 per plate, and the North Lodge bar will offer a full selection of adult libations as well as soft drinks. Visit SkiHomewood.com or call 530-525-2992.Meet the League to Save Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;snew executive directorWelcome the League to Save Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s new Executive Director, Darcie Goodman-Collins, PhD at a meet and greet reception on Tuesday, March 6, 6-8 p.m., at 2608 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe.Meet Darcie, learn about the League to Save Lake Tahoe, and enjoy light refreshments.For more information or to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530-541-5388. Registration is required.Skiing for Schools days continueWinter weather may be arriving late, but the Excellence in Education Foundation reminds skiers and riders there are still several opportunities to purchase Skiing for Schools discount tickets for $35 or less and support local education. Resorts have expanded the number of days the discounted tickets are valid. Upcoming Skiing for Schools days include: Homewood, $30 lift ticket valid any one day from March 18-23; Sugar Bowl, $35 lift ticket valid any one day from March 24-30 and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, $35 lift ticket valid any one day at either resort from April 15-end of season. Downhill resort tickets may be purchased the week prior to the valid period at Porters Sports locations in Truckee and Tahoe City. Check and cash are preferred form of payment. Tickets are not refundable. The proceeds go directly to the Excellence in Education Foundation. For more information and updates, visit http://www.exined.org.V-Day Performance Tahoe SAFE Alliance is thrilled to once again participate in the V-Day Worldwide Campaign and offer a production of Eve Enslerandamp;#8217;s award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues, March 9 and 10, Community Arts Center, Church Street in Truckee. Doors at 7 p.m., production at 7:30 p.m. The play, which hasnandamp;#8217;t been performed in North Lake Tahoe since 2008, plays an important role in Tahoe SAFEandamp;#8217;s ongoing efforts to raise awareness and money to help end violence in relationships, families and the community. They believe Vagina Monologues has the ability to change lives and is an important vehicle to empower and emphasize self-confidence to women and young girls. Tickets are on sale at http://www.tahoesafealliance.org. Cost is $20 student and $25 general admission.Tahoe Rim Trail Associationandamp;#8217;s free public snowshoe hikesEvery Saturday the snowshoe hikes will travel around the Tahoe Basin to a new location: Saturday, March 3, Martis Peak, 8 miles, strenuous, Martis Peak Road, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Friday, March 9, Full Moon Snowshoe Trek, gentle trek for TRTA members, travel a short distance from the upper Tahoe Meadows to a lovely ridge that overlooks the meadow, Slide Mountain and Ophir Creek, Tahoe Meadows, 2 miles, easy, Upper Tahoe Meadows, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 17, TRTA and Tahoe Mountain Sports St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day Snowshoe Search for the Pot andamp;#8217;O Gold, Tahoe Meadows, 1-2 miles, easy, Lower Tahoe Meadows, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tahoe Mountain Sports is sponsoring this unique family day in the snow. Bring the family out and use avalanche beacons and GPS units to search for buried treasure. Prizes for everyone.Register online as space is limited at http://www.tahoerimtrail.org. Call 775-298-0012 or email Jaime at email@example.com.Lions to host annual Cabbage BashJoin the Lions Clubs International, the worldandamp;#8217;s largest service club organization for their annual St. Patrickandamp;#8217;s Day Corned Beef andamp; Cabbage Bash Saturday, March 17, 2012, 5:30 p.m. with music, $1,000 cash door prize, raffle prizes galore, $1 drinks! Community Arts Center on Church Street in Truckee.Tickets for The Cabbage Bash fundraiser are $40 per person. This includes an all-you-can-eat dinner, a chance at a $1,000 cash door prize and one raffle ticket, plus music and fun doing good with others. Get tickets at the Welcome Center for Chamber of Commerce at Truckee Train Depot.Artists Call for April Exhibit at North Tahoe ArtsThe title is andamp;#8220;A Childandamp;#8217;s World.andamp;#8221; This exhibit targets the expressions of a childandamp;#8217;s world through different mediums of art. This should and can include; original artwork, wooden furniture and toys, sculpture, fabric art/clothing, story books. Deadline is March 16. An application is available at http://www.northtahoearts.com.You may email your application and three images of your artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail your application to North Tahoe Arts, P.O. Box 6354, Tahoe City, CA 96145 with a CD of your artwork. Call for information 530-581-2787.Rotary Club of Truckee Crab andamp; Pasta FeedThe Rotary Club of Truckee presents the 19th Annual Crab andamp; Pasta Feed on Saturday, March 24, 5 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center at the Pioneer Roundabout in Truckee. Cost is $40 for adults and $20 for children 16 and under. This yearandamp;#8217;s event benefits Sierra Expeditionary Learning School. Contact Steve Randall at 530-582-7720 for more information or to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased from any Truckee Rotarian.