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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

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Visit the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, 291 Country Club Dr., Incline Village, Nev., for an evening of free activities, Oct. 13, 3-6 p.m. during Earth Science Week. Hands-on science activities and demonstrations, 3-D visualization lab presentations at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Green building tours at 4 p.m. and the grand finale will include a full-group, interactive presentation including Earth’s energy, the carbon cycle and the green house effect at 5 p.m. For ages 8 to 14, parents and teachers. Phone 775-881- 7560, ext. 7474.

Truckee High symphonic and jazz bands will be holding their Fall Concert in the Truckee High auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. A bake sale will be available during intermission. The concert is free. For information e-mail truckeebands@gmail.com or 530-582-2600.

The Truckee Library is re-paving the parking lot, to be closed Oct. 13-22. Enter through the rear emergency exit door on the south side. The library staff apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your support.

Support Sierra Mountain Soccer Club (SMSC) every Wednesday during October. Dine at Burger Me and they’ll give 10 percent of your order to the Soccer Club if you mention and#8220;Truckee Pride.and#8221; Money will provide scholarships. Thank Burger Me for their kind contribution.

Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) is partnering with KidZone Museum for the Eighth Annual Dragonfly Dinner and Auction Friday, Oct. 15. Enjoy delicious dining and get a taste of the local art scene while supporting children in the community. KidZone will offer babysitting for ages 3-7 with reservations before 7 p.m. Call 587-5437. For dinner call 530-587-0557.

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and#8220;Choosing a College for Student Success without Going Brokeand#8221; workshop at the Truckee Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Advanced college planning and funding class covering: How to chose a college for four-year graduation and more financial aid; increasing admissions and financial aid success; tests that save money and increase financial aid; when a private college is cheaper than a public; tax scholarships; the three financial aid systems; avoiding loan traps and more. Info at jim@tahoefp.com or 775-851-2345.

Saturday, Oct. 23. Winter is coming and itand#8217;s time to get some new/used gear at the annual North Tahoe Ski Swap, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the North Tahoe High and Middle School gyms. More than 15,000 new and used winter gear items provides amazing deals. The event is run by the NTHS and NTMS students and parents. All funds go directly to the students. For more information and to volunteer, call 581-7050, ext. 4344 or leave a message at either schooland#8217;s office.