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Entertainment Books on sale”Entertainment Books 2005″ for the Reno-Lake Tahoe area are now being sold by Truckee Friends of the Library. A portion of the price goes to fund Friends of the Library. Each Entertainment Book contains two-for-one and discount offers from restaurants, hotels and more. The books are valid now through November 2005. Cost is $20. Books are available at The Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks or the Truckee Library. Call 587-8720.North Tahoe HS reunionThe North Tahoe High School Class of 1980 would like to plan a 25-year reunion to include classes 78-79 and 81-82. Please contact Norman Huckle at 775-747-7589 or e-mail if you would like to help plan or attend.V-DayTahoe Women’s Services will be producing a performance of The Vagina Monologues in Lake Tahoe again this year. We are looking for community members to get involved in the production. Females interested in being a part of the cast should call soon.If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact Susan Anderson at 530-546-1480 x 10.CalendarSingles ice skateJoin Tahoe Singles ice skating on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2 4 p.m. at the Truckee Ice Skating Rink in Truckee River Regional Park. Meet at the entrance. Cost is $3 for residents and $5 non-residents. Rentals are $2. Call 530-587-4430 or visit evangelistMario Murillo, one of the leading healing evangelists of our time, will be at the Park District Auditorium at 10046 Church St. in downtown Truckee this Saturday and Sunday. The first meeting will be Saturday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. The second and third meetings will be Sunday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. There are only just over 200 seats for each meeting so plan to come early. For more information log onto or call Pastor Eric Moen at 530 587 0149.Chamber mixerThe Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce is holding its monthly business mixer Monday, Jan. 24, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Zano’s Family Italian &Pizzeria, 11401 Donner Pass Road #A. Bring your business cards! GED testingNeed a diploma or GED? Call Sierra High School at 582-2640 for more information. Testing is available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates and by appointment: Jan. 22, Feb. 5 and 12, March 5 and 19, April 2 and 9, May 7 and 21, June 4 and 18, July (by appointment), Aug. 13 and 20 (by appointment). The GED test costs $100 and is non-refundable. Free pre-testing is available.Democratic clubThe next meeting of the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Democratic Club will be held Thursday, Jan. 27. The meeting will be held at the home of Peggy Towns in Truckee. The evening will begin with a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Make a reservation and receive travel instructions by contacting Peggy Towns at 587-2700.Senior XCskiSeniors are invited to participate in the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Educations four week Senior Cross Country Ski Program Jan. 28. the program is directed at all skiing ability levels. Those 50 and over are encouraged to come on out and try the sport of xc skiing in a supportive and friendly environment. Put away those older skis and try the latest in cross country ski technology. Eash session includes lunch/snack, half-hour ski lesson, equipment rental, trail pass and group tour. For dates, times and price contact Tahoe Cross Country at (530) 583-5475 or email High band telethonThe Tahoe Truckee High School bands will hold their annual telethon on Truckee Tahoe Community Television, channel 6, on Saturday, Jan. 29, 3 9 p.m. The telethon raises money for band tour, in which the students travel to hospitals, nursing homes and other locations and give free concerts.Dinner, bingo and auctionTruckee Tahoe Seniors Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of seniors in the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area, will hold its fourth annual spaghetti dinner, bingo and silent auction Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Truckee Donner Recreation Center. The bar opens at 5 p.m., dinner is from 6 7 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m., and the silent auction will take place from 5:30 8:30 p.m. The dinner is $10 per person and bingo cards are $10 for 10 games. Tickets can be purchased at the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and Truckee Donner Recreation Center or by calling 550-7600.

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