Truckee Tahoe community announcements
August 31, 2012
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It can be found on channel 531 in Suddenlinkandamp;#8217;s digital Sports and Information package; the HD version can be found on channel 581.Later this year, customers with digital TV services will be able to see game replays and programs from both networks through Suddenlinkandamp;#8217;s video-on-demand service.Nationally, Pac-12 Networks provide a U.S. network and six regional feeds, such as Pac-12 Bay Area, which together offer 24/7 access to Pac-12 teams and universities, including a number of live football and basketball (menandamp;#8217;s and womenandamp;#8217;s) games. In addition, telecasts will showcase hundreds of events in premier Pac-12 Olympic sports. Along with live events, Pac-12 Networks will offer a variety of other programming, including studio shows, classic games, and feature stories on Pac-12 personalities. Added programs will highlight events and activities across the conferenceandamp;#8217;s 12 campuses.For more information visit Suddenlinkandamp;#8217;s local offices, call toll-free 866-269-4386, or visit suddenlink.com.Beach concerts continueThe 6th Annual Music on the Beach closes out for the summer season with Tyler Matthew Smith Friday, Aug. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. Smith has been likened to music greats Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Bruce Hornsby and the Dave Mathews Band.Concerts at Commons Beach in Tahoe City is free and presents the Localandamp;#8217;s Last Waltz Sunday, Sept. 2, 4:30-7 p.m. This is a fantastic event for the entire family. Bring a picnic basket, beach blanket and low-back chair or plan to dine afterwards at one of the many nearby restaurants. Twilight Wanderings at Pine LodgeSierra State Parks Foundation and California State Parks announce a rare opportunity to experience andamp;#8220;behind the scenesandamp;#8221; at Pine Lodge, the Ehrman Mansion, at Sugar Pine Point State Park on Friday, Aug. 31, 5- 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person with proceeds earmarked to provide critically needed funds for maintenance and repairs at Pine Lodge. Planned projects include an electrical system upgrade, lathe and plaster repair, window repairs and more.andamp;#8220;This is the first event of its kind,andamp;#8221; said Heidi Doyle, interpretive manager for Sugar Pine Point State Park. andamp;#8220;Guests will view never seen locations, such as the Childrenandamp;#8217;s House. Weandamp;#8217;re very excited to partner with Sierra State Parks Foundation for this special evening.andamp;#8221;Guests will be treated to after-hours tours starting between 5 and 5:30 p.m. These leisurely tours will visit areas not normally viewed by the public such as the Childrenandamp;#8217;s House and the mansionandamp;#8217;s third floor servantsandamp;#8217; quarters. Following the tour, wine and hors dandamp;#8217;oeuvres will be served on the front porch. Enjoy food and drink while relaxing on the porch or strolling through the living room listening to piano music. Docents will be on hand to answer questions and chat with attendees. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call the Sierra State Parks Foundation office at 530-583-9911. Art Obsessions to host Guillaume AzoulayWorld-renowned modern artist Guillaume Azoulay will be showcasing his artistry at Art Obsessions Gallery andamp; Wine Bar Sunday and Monday, Sept. 2-3. An unparalleled collection of Azoulay originals and limited edition works will be on display for this special event and throughout the month of September.This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet a modern master andamp;#8212; one of the youngest artists accepted into the prestigious archives of the Cabinet des Dessins of the Louvre Museum.Wine and appetizers will be served to compliment your art experience. Art Obsessions Gallery andamp; Wine Bar is located in Historic Downtown Truckee, 10052 Donner Pass Road. Gallery hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit http://www.artobsessions.com or call 530-550-9688 for information.Karin Sable, LMFT, now offeringcounseling services on the North shoreKarin Sable is pleased to announce the opening of a new private practice counseling office on Tahoeandamp;#8217;s North Shore serving Tahoe City, Kings Beach as well as Truckee and Incline Village, Nev. and all locations near and in between. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has experience working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger, grief and loss, relationship challenges, bipolar disorder, thought disorders, as well as stress management issues, life transitions, and a variety of other issues. Sable works with adults, couples, and children, with a particular interest and specialized training in treating symptoms associated with trauma, both acute and chronic. She works with child abuse victims, adult survivors of child abuse and many others who survived trauma associated with combat, sexual violence, domestic violence, car accidents, troubling medical diagnoses, death of a loved one, childhood chaos and many other sources of trauma. For more information visit http://www.karinsable.com or call 530-581-0339.UMW Craft andamp; Bake Sale to Benefit WARFThe Kings Beach United Methodist Church Womenandamp;#8217;s group will be hosting a craft and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to benefit the Wylie Rescue Animal Foundation in conjunction with the Tahoe Vista/Placer County Animal Shelter. All proceeds will be donated to benefit the health, care and welfare of animals at these local animal shelters. Visit the booth at 8399 North Lake Blvd., corner of Bear Street and North Lake Blvd., (near the crosswalk to the Kings Beach recreation area) for tasty treats and one of a kind crafts, and all for a great cause. Contact Dawn Baffone at 530-546-0378 for more information.Tennies andamp; TrailsJoin the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe for the inaugural 2012 Tennies andamp; Tails Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 1, along the beautiful, riverfront Legacy Trail in Truckee. They welcome all animal enthusiasts to gather with or without their canine companions to raise funds for the Humane Society Truckee-Tahoe new shelter project.Folks can choose to run the 3-mile loop or walk a one-mile loop. Dogs, kids and families with strollers are all welcome and will add to the fun. Cost is $20 for pre-registrants; $30 at the event. Visit http://www.firstgiving.com/15110/tenniesandtails to register.Children under 5 are free. Registration includes participation in the run/walk, water and a commemorative T-shirt. Visit hstt.org.Truckee Donner Chamber MixerCo-hosted by the Truckee Donner Chamber and The Richardson House, a luxury vacation rental in historic downtown Truckee at 10154 High St., the Chamber mixer will serve up appetizers from North Tahoe Catering with Tahoe Ice sculptures created by Chris Banovich, chef, ice sculptor and owner. Check it out Tuesday, Sept. 4, 5-7 p.m. Take your business cards.