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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Visit http://www.sierrasun.com to submit events online. Please limit descriptions to 50 words. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.Historic Haunted Tour adds toursDue to popular demand additional tours have been added, please visit http://www.truckeehistorytour.com and reserve your spot on one of Truckee’s most popular tours. If tickets are already sold out, add your party to the waiting list and they may open up additional tours.Mysterious sightings, unusual happenings and historic tales come to life in Truckee’s 3rd Annual Historical Haunted Walking Tour Oct. 20 and 21. This andamp;#8220;adults onlyandamp;#8221; tour begins with a complimentary glass of wine at Moody’s Bistro andamp; Lounge and tours Historic Downtown Truckee with legends of the past. This fundraiser benefits two local non-profit organizations: Trails and Vistas and the Truckee Donner Historical Society. Enjoy special packages with The Richardson House in Historic Downtown Truckee http://www.therichardsonhouse.com.Holiday Wish Box needs volunteersGrant $25 holiday wishes for tenants at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments this season. Contact Clarence – AS2 at 530-587-5152 or xmas.wish@hotmail.com. Clarence is having his halo polished before the holiday season, so deadline is running early. Wish list needs to be filled by Nov. 1 to put smiles on senior faces this Christmas.Truckee River DayIt’s that time of the year again. Grab those gloves, shovels and boots and bring the family and friends out to help restore the Truckee River. The 16th annual Truckee River Day is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 16.Volunteers will have their choice of half or full-day restoration projects with different levels of difficulty. A celebration at the River Fair will follow the projects, 1-4 p.m. at Granite Flat Campground. Everyone is invited to the fair even if you’re not participating in restoration projects.To participate visit http://www.TruckeeRiverWC.org or call 530-550-8760.andamp;#8216;Breaking Trail, A Backcountry Film’ to showAlpenglow Sports has partnered with Powderwhore Productions to premier the new film andamp;#8220;Breaking Trail, A Backcountry Film.andamp;#8221; Traditionally a telemark ski company, the Powderwhores have branched out to embrace all genres of backcountry skiing and riding while keeping the core passion of earning all footage without motorized help, i.e. helicopter, snowcat, or sled. The film will be presented at the Sawtooth Ridge Caf in Tahoe City, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. For more information please call 530-583-6917.Where the Sidewalk Ends and the Railyard Begins mixerJoin Elizabeth and Olof Carmel of The Carmel Gallery and Nancy and Rick Holliday, developers of Truckee Railyard Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5-7 p.m. for a cool Truckee Chamber Mixer andamp;#8220;Where the Sidewalk Endsandamp;#8221; at the Carmel Gallery and the adjacent recently completed Truckee Railyard’s mixed-use building, 9940 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.Check out a great new selection of exceptional art and home accessories at Carmel Gallery and get your first glimpse of Truckee Railyard’s brand new mixed-use building next door. Enjoy a glass of wine by the Pour House with appetizers and coffee drinks by Bonzai Coffee, who will open andamp;#8220;Where the Sidewalk Ends Cafandamp;#8221; in the new Railyard Building.The Carmel Gallery will offer a special 20 percent discount for all purchases during the festivities. For more info call 530-582-0557.Truckee High School Fall ConcertLooking for a break from the hectic pace of life? The Truckee High School Concert/Symphonic and Jazz bands invite you to their Fall Concert, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., THS Auditorium. Relax in THS Auditorium’s plush red seats and let the band students of Truckee High entertain you with great music, starting with serious symphonic music and ending with fun danceable jazz! Under the directorship of Dave Green, the students put on a great show, so go on out and support music in Truckee and the band students of Truckee High. Everyone in welcome. Admission is free.Truckee Corp Yard Open HouseTown of Truckee Corp yard, off of Stockrest Springs Road, Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Ribbon cutting, barbecue, Care Flight helicopter, Smokey Bear, live music by Berm Brothers and Truckee High school band. Visit http://www.tdrpd.com or 530-582-7720.Avalanche safety meetingAlpenglow Sports has partnered with industry leaders Liberty Mountain and Pieps Avalanche Beacons to offer the Lake Tahoe community a free avalanche safety evening Oct. 25 to help attendees better understand avalanche beacon function and the advancements of these vital backcountry tools over the past few years. The seminar will last three hours, and will consist of an indoor and outdoor component, the majority of which will fall on education and field testing. Please bring your favorite beacon, a headlamp and appropriate clothing for cold weather. Food and drink provided. Discounts on avalanche beacons and half-price upgrades on Pieps avalanche beacons. For more information, please call 530-583-6917 or check out Alpenglow Sports, 415 North Lake Blvd. or andamp;#8220;Eventsandamp;#8221; page on Facebook.