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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

Make the Sierra Sun shineCommunity briefs content is selected from the Sunandamp;#8217;s online calendar and e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at To enter events online visit and locate the event calendar. Click on andamp;#8220;submit an eventandamp;#8221; and follow the instructions. Please limit descriptions to 50-75 words online, 150-300 words via e-mail. Submissions are published in the print edition, news space permitting.Free tutoring at Incline Village LibraryStudents in elementary, middle and high school may go to Incline Village Library for free after-school tutoring. Sign-ups are not required and all students needing homework help are encouraged to attend. This program is a collaboration between the Washoe County Library, Washoe County School District and Children in Transition. Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-5:30 p.m. through May.Maundy ThursdayApril 1, Maundy Thursday. Traditional observance of the beginning of the Triduum – the three Holy Days of Easter. Events begin at 6 p.m. at St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 855 W. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City. Call 583-4713.Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church together with Church Of The Mountains will celebrate Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m. at Church of the Mountains, 10079 Church Street, Truckee. E-mail or visit Complete Easter service and activity announcements to be published Friday, April 2, in the Sierra Sun.TahoeBlu to hold open houseTahoeBlu is a Truckee company with a global frame of mind. TahoeBluandamp;#8217;s mission is simple; to provide quality, earth-friendly products for your daily life that are good for you and the planet. TahoeBlu is doing their part to save the planet so you can do yours. 11050 Pioneer Trail, Suite 202, Truckee, April 1, 5 p.m. Call 562-4140, ladies play April Foolandamp;#8217;s showH A Distributors presents our third andamp;#8220;Ladies of Laughterandamp;#8221; April Foolandamp;#8217;s Day with Tahoe Comedy North, Thursday, April 1, at the Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room. Doors open at 7 P.M. and show starts at 8 p.m. Headlining is star of the stage and screen, Susan Rice. Hosting is the lovable and twisted Candy Churilla. The guest spot for the evening is filled by the relevant and exciting comedy of Mari, coming to you as Sarah Palin. 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 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, go to Lake Tahoe MixerCBandamp;#8217;s Pizza andamp; Grill and The Weekly will host the next North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce Mixer Thursday, April 1 (no April fooling!) from 5-7 p.m. CBandamp;#8217;s is located at 5075 N. Lake Blvd. in Carnelian Bay. For more information about the mixer, call Kym Fabel, North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce manager, at 581-8764 or Ski Ranch to host CHP benefitSaturday, April 10, Gold Run CHP day $20 ticket gets you a day ski pass, tubing access and a BBQ lunch proceeds go to the womanandamp;#8217;s and orphans fund. Visit Everyone is welcome! Free tax preparationThe free AARP Tax Aide Program will be offered in Truckee, targeting middle and low income tax payers, especially seniors 60 years plus, at the Family Resource Center of Truckee and Sierra Senior Services. Sessions April 7 and 10. Each appointment will take 45 minutes. Call the Family Resource Center of Truckee at 587-2513. Seniors who would like taxes prepared at the Sierra Senior Services, please call 550-7600. Appointments will be scheduled for 16 and 30; April 13. Clients need to bring the following items: Last yearandamp;#8217;s tax return, W-2s and 1099s, Social Security and brokerage statements, Social Security card or ITIN number, picture ID and birth certificate for dependents if ITINandamp;#8217;s are needed.Lake of the Sky Garden Club grants availableLake of the Sky Garden Club has grant funds available for community-related garden projects. To obtain an application, call Lorrie Moore, 587-6980, or e-mail Applications must be received by April 15, 2010. Lake of the Sky Garden Club is a nonprofit organization and member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., Pacific Region, and California Garden Clubs, Inc., Golden Foothills District. The clubandamp;#8217;s goals are to promote an interest in gardening, with particular emphasis on the problems at high altitude, to support charitable, educational, and scientific works, as well as to initiate and participate in beautification and developmental gardening projects in the North Tahoe region. Canandamp;#8217;t get enough drama?Students in grades second through eighth can participate in an eight-week program beginning Wednesday, April 14. Instructor Marissa Campbell holds a degree in Fine Arts and is a credentialed teacher and musician. She will work with students on theater games, improv, stage presence, confidence, character development and performance skills, culminating in a Scene Showcase performance for parents and friends. Register at the Truckee Community Recreation Center. Class will meet at the Community Arts Center, Wednesdays 5:10-6:30 p.m. Fee is $65 per student. For more information call TDRPD at 582-7720.Lions and Little League Annual Rummage SaleAs a community benefit, the Lions Club has partnered with the Truckee Little League for its major fundraiser, the Memorial Day Weekend Rummage Sale. All profits go to the Truckee Little League, which is in critical need of funding.Clean out the attic, garage, or basement and call the Little League for a pick-up of your donated saleable items. A receipt of your donation is available.Check out the PUD parking lot on Donner Pass Road in Truckee on Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30 starting at 8:30 a.m.Furniture of all kinds, appliances, electronics, clothing, sporting goods, art work, books, tools, toys, antiques and much more will be available and all at very reasonable cost. In fact, in most cases, you set the price!Electric power is on-site for testing electric appliances. Help the Lions Club help our community. For donation pick-up or drop-off information call (530) 414-4001 or e-mail military ski and ride freeActive military ski and ride free any day at Homewood Mountain Resort, including holidays. Present a current military ID at any Homewood lift ticket window to receive an adult, full-day lift ticket. Immediate family members of active duty military receive 50 percent off lift tickets any day, including holidays. Ski and ride for free on your birthday! Simply present your driverandamp;#8217;s license or ID with date-of-birth proof at any Homewood lift ticket window.My Morning OutMy Morning Out is a once a week child care program provided by the First Baptist Church of Tahoe City for children ages birth through five years old. Tuesday mornings, 9 a.m. to noon, through June 8. There will be no MMO on Feb. 16 or April 6. If TTUSD cancels school on Tuesday due to snow, My Morning Out will be canceled that day. First Baptist Church of Tahoe City, 390 Fairway Drive, $10 per child per day. This is a drop in program. For more information call 583-1534.