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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

Send Easter service informationPlease send faith-based items, from holiday services, potlucks, plays to after school programs to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Item should be 200-300 words and include the 5ws: Who, what when, where, why and how (contact information, phone number, website). Hi resolution photos with credit and identification also welcome. Remember to enter your event/service online at sierrasun.com/calendar with a 50-75 word description.Monte Carlo Night in VintonThe Rotary Club of Loyalton will be hosting their 17th annual Monte Carlo Night at the Sierra Valley Grange Hall in Vinton March 13. This great social event gives folks the chance to be andamp;#8220;High Rollersandamp;#8221; with play money as they try their luck at their choice of Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and Bingo, and be a support to Rotaryandamp;#8217;s local scholarship program.Tickets are $10 pre-sale from a Rotarian, or $15 at the door. andamp;#8220;This is the best entertainment value around,andamp;#8221; said Rotarian Sam Wilbanks. Ticket holders receive a andamp;#8220;stakeandamp;#8221; of $2,500 of play money plus two complimentary drink tickets. A silent auction, door prizes and raffle items spice up the eveningandamp;#8217;s entertainment. Grand Prize is dinner for four on the Dixie Queen at Tahoe and a foursome of golf at a local golf resort. All proceeds from this event go to fund scholarships for Loyalton High school seniors. Food, snacks and no-host bar will be available throughout the night. Contact Marie andamp;#8220;Hi Hoandamp;#8221; Silver (530) 993-4098 or Sam andamp;#8220;Woodyandamp;#8221; Wilbanks (530) 832-1220.Opening receptionfor Horse HeARTHorse HeART celebrates art and wild horses with a juried exhibit of equine art that evokes the resilience and spirit of mustangs and a fundraiser to benefit the Let ‘Em Run Foundation. LERF is a nonprofit, co-founded by country western singer Lacy J. Dalton, working to preserve wild horses. Opening reception March 13, 4-8 p.m., Art Attack Gallery, 868 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village with wine, chocolate, and raffle: grand prize is a springtime guided adventure to view mustang herds with their new foals! Exhibit runs March 12 -April 12. Family Bingo NightSierra High Fourth Annual Family Bingo Night will be held Saturday, March 13, 5-7 p.m. at the Community Art Center, 10046 Church Street, Truckee. All proceeds benefit the Mia Eriksson TTUSD Student Clothing Fund and Tahoe Forest Hospital Hospice. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Great prizes, food and fun! All ages welcome. Cost, $10 for 10 games plus a $5 blackout. For advance ticket purchase and/or information call 582-2640. Tickets also available at the door. A Celebration of St. PatrickA worship service including information about Patrick, Celtic prayers and song. Squaw Valley Chapel, 444 Squaw Peak Road (under the cable car) Olympic Valley, March 17. Contact ladjgd@aol.com, 525-7579.Career Day for studentsThe Rotary Club of Truckee will connect high school students with a broad range of local and regional career options with their second Career Day, Friday, March 19 at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. The club partnered with TTSUD to provide bus transportation for more than 280 juniors from three area high schools. Topics will focus on green technology, job trends, service opportunities, local jobs and vocational work opportunities. Sierra College and Sierra Nevada College representatives will be present. Florianandamp;#8217;s Fine Wine and Specialty Foods is providing a lunch barbecue for the students, and several local businesses have donated prizes for a raffle.Bon Voyage ConiglioSteve and Andi Coniglio are leaving Truckee and moving to Sonora. Both of them have contributed much to Truckee, in fact, Steve was proclaimed the andamp;#8220;Town Bardandamp;#8221; by the Town of Truckee in honor of his Hamlet soliloquies that poke fun at us and our town. Over the years, Steve has entertained us at so many events including the Chamber Annual Awards dinners and memorable skits in the beloved Truckee Follies. Andi has been a regular in those tantalizing Follies dance routines. Please join the whole town at a Bon Voyage Party to say farewell, and give your thanks for the creativity and laughter they have brought to all of us. Bring wine, beer or a beverage to share. Food provided, Friday, March 12, 5:30 p.m. Community Arts Center, Church Street.Attention North Shore knitters!Are you interested in joining a knitting club in the Tahoe Vista/Kings Beach area? The club would be a place to meet and socialize with fellow knitters, crocheters, and other needle-workers. We would exchange ideas, learn new skills or teach skills to beginners. It would be a place for you to work on projects in the company of others with similar interests. If youandamp;#8217;re interested, call Chris at 546-2359. We will set a time and place for the first meeting depending on the response to this notice.Wilderness Survival ClassDesign and build a Quinzhee style winter shelter. Certain tools and materials required. Daniel Rodni, instructor, has 15 years of survival experience. Registration deadline is March 17. Call for more information! $50 TCPUD resident service fee; $55 outside district service area. Ages 14 and older. Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City, call 583-3440, ext. 10 or visit http://www.tahoecitypud.com.Laugh it offH A Distributors presents a special andamp;#8216;Randamp;#8217;-Rated Comedy Night with Tahoe Comedy North March 23 at the Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m. Headlining the performance with passion and rapid-fire delivery is comedian Steve Brewer. Hosting for the evening is Jon Ueberroth. Local comedian Mike andamp;#8220;The Dry Cleanerandamp;#8221; will be filling in the guest spot. Everyone can enjoy 2-for-1 entrees at the Steak andamp; Lobster House for dinner before the show. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show and are available at the Crystal Bay Casino, Incline Cleaners, Grog andamp; Grist, Noahandamp;#8217;s Video and New Moon Natural Foods. For a complete Tahoe Comedy North schedule, visit http://www.tahoecomedynorth.com.TRTA seeking artistsVocalists, choirs, sculptors and other visual and performing artists are invited to submit work samples for Trails and Vistasandamp;#8217; September 2010 art hike that takes place in the Sierra Nevada. Submissions are due by March 31, 2010. Trails and Vistasandamp;#8217; annual art-hike combines thought-provoking and innovative art pieces along a 2.5-mile guided hike for adults and children. The Theme of the hike is andamp;#8220;If Dreams were Clouds.andamp;#8221; Inquires and submissions go to Nancy Tieken Lopez, 10309 Cromley Square, Truckee, CA 96161 or e-mail Nancy@trailsandvistas.org or call 550-8262.