Truckee Tahoe community announcements
October 7, 2010
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Sign up now for Truckee River Day. Participants will have their choice of half day or full day projects followed by a celebration at the Truckee River Day Fair. The fair will include live music, food, educational and art activities, and the annual fish release. To participate in this year’s festivities visit http://www.truckeeriverday.org or call 530-550-8760. The deadline for pre-registration is Friday, Oct. 8.
Calling local and regional fashion designers to participate in a Trunk Show at the North Tahoe Art Center, 380 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, Dec. 11 and 12. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530-581-2787.
Get ready for the SAT test on Nov. 6. The class meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 5-7 p.m. from Oct. 12 to Nov. 4. Check out http://www.cleverminds.org for more details about the course.
The Tahoe City Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to join in an afternoon full of creativity. The Holiday Craft Bazaar is going into its second year at the Rideout Community Center Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The TCPUD Recreation Department is looking for local artists and craftsmen to show off their creativity and display their work. The cost is $49 per booth with the proceeds going directly to the recreation departments’ after school program. For more information call 530-583-3440, ext. 14.
Chris Snideman and Robert Bousquet to speak about a new technology poised to impact local aviation noise. Silicon Mountain will host their monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m. at Tahoe Donner’s Pizza on the Hill, 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee. Snideman, now working with the Truckee Airport, will discuss the specific challenges of starting his new venture, http://www.whispertrack.com, an aviation navigation database company attacking one of aviation’s greatest challenges: the negative effects of aircraft noise. Bousquet will address the challenges of keeping 100 percent of the founding efforts local and how they created proprietary database and process solutions to solve the effects of aviation noise. A $5 fee includes pizza, salad, and soft drinks. Information and RSVP to TahoeSiliconMountain@gmail.com.
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Undecided? Hear a moderated discussion on the potential effects of Prop 19 (Regulate, Control, and Tax Cannabis Act) Wednesday, Oct. 20, 6-8 p.m. at the Truckee Town Hall Council Chambers, 10183 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee. Panelists from community sectors both for and against passage will share perspectives and answer questions. Light refreshments at 5:30 p.m., program beginning at 6 p.m. This event is a collaborative effort of the Tahoe-Truckee Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Working Group and the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County. Call 530-581-4054.
Purchase Seeand#8217;s candies for clients, friends and family and the majority of the proceeds raised by Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner goes directly back to the community in the form of scholarships, awards and community program support. Contact any Soroptimist member or Lil Schaller at 530-550-5007. Orders are due by Nov. 30 and will be delivered Dec. 10.
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