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Around Town: What’s Happening in Truckee

Mountainaires concert Sept. 22

The Sierra Mountainaires will present its 5th Annual Show at Tahoe-Truckee High School on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. The show “Harmony Through the Years” will include appearances by the ladies’ quartet Rainbow Reflections from Sparks, and The Refreshments, an award-winning teen quartet from Napa Valley.

Profits from the show are used to help support local school music programs.

The Sierra Mountainaires sing many traditional barbershop songs, but, under the leadership of their new director, Chris Nelson, their repertoire has expanded to include pop, jazz and swing tunes as well.

Buy your tickets early. Tickets are $12 each and are available at Eagle Mortgage in the DMV Plaza, at Bradbury’s Office Supplies, or by calling 582-9957.

Tickets include admission to an “afterglow” party at Tahoe Donner’s Northwoods Clubhouse after the show.

Breakfast benefits seniors

A pancake breakfast will be held to benefit Truckee-Tahoe Senior Services on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the High Sierra Senior Citizens Center at 10040 Estates Drive.

Adults are $5 and children $3. All are welcome.

Medical aid class planned

Truckee Fire Department will conduct a layperson Medic First Aid/CPR class on Saturday, Sept. 29.

The class will be held at the Truckee Donner PUD Building at 11570 Donner Pass Road, and will begin at 8:30 a.m. The class is approximately five to six hours in length, and the cost is $25 per student. Class size is limited.

For more information, contact the Truckee Fire Protection District office at 582-7850 during normal business hours.

Scouts meeting rescheduled

Because of the terrorist attacks, the Cub Scout registration scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11 was cancelled. The registration meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Center. All interested families with boys from first through fifth grades are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call 582-6861.

Congressman Herger’s aide to visit Friday

U.S. Rep. Wally Herger (R-Marysville) will have a staff member available for office hours in Truckee at Town Hall Friday, Sept. 21.

Appointments are not required, but are strongly encouraged to avoid delays.

A Herger aide will be at Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road, from 1 to 3 p.m. to discuss any difficulties or concerns local residents may have with the federal government.

For more information or to make an appointment call (530) 893-8363.

Yoga classes restarting

Several Yoga and meditation classes are restarting in the Tahoe and Truckee area this fall.

They will be taught by Katja Urech Reedy, who is a certified yoga instructor and has taught classes in this area, Napa Valley and Switzerland. These classes will combine yoga postures, breath work and meditation, with emphasis on integrating all three into your daily life.

Class schedule is as follows: Truckee: Wednesdays 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. from Oct. 3-Nov. 21 at the Veteran’s Hall.

Fees for either class are $48 for all eight weeks, or $8 per class drop-in. Participants should bring comfortable clothes, yoga mat, blanket, and a firm pillow.

More information can be obtained by calling the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District for the Truckee classes at 582-7720.

Legacy Trail dedication set for Sept. 29

The Truckee Noon Rotary Club is pleased to host a dedication ceremony for the Truckee Legacy Trail. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. on the bridge at the eastern terminus of the trail (down at the end of East River Street).

All are invited for a leisurely stroll down the trail afterwards and a barbecue dinner at the park pavilion at the west end of the trail. Fly rods, party hats, and bathing suits are encouraged.

Music Together open house

Join us to learn more about this internationally recognized music and movement enrichment program for young children (birth to 6) and their parents and caregivers. Participate in a half-hour demonstration class with your child. Discover how fun learning and playing with your child can be. You’ll leave with a song on your lips and a dance in your step.

The demonstration days will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 9:30 a.m. for mixed ages (birth to 4) or Thursday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. for children ages 4 to 6.

Call 587-7622 for information and to reserve a space.

Get the love you want in workshop

Water By The River has announced their upcoming workshops for couples, “Getting The Love You Want,” will be held Sept. 21-23.

This is the internationally acclaimed workshop created by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of the best-seller, “Getting The Love You Want.” The workshop is for couples who want to create a relationship that is fulfilling and satisfying. The workshop is hosted by Rolf Godon, Ph.D., and his partner, Tanzy Maxfield.

They will present a program structured to create a warm and relaxed atmosphere within the context of an exciting adventure into couples’ dynamics and learning new skills.

The workshop will be held Friday evening, Sept. 21, and Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please call 587-2557 for more information and registration.

Class of 1991 reunion coming

The Tahoe-Truckee High School class of 1991 will hold their 10-year reunion Sept. 28-30.

For more information, contact Laurie at (530) 582-3070 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Literacy training

The next training workshop for volunteer literacy tutors will be held Sept. 28-29 in the Joseph Center upstairs conference room, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The Joseph Center is located at 10075 Levone Street next to the Truckee Library.

Facilitated by Jackie Clary of the Nevada County Library Literacy Service, this session will instruct participants in tutor attitudes and teaching methods used with English-speaking learners who wish to improve their reading, spelling and writing skills.

For several years, the Truckee Library has offered one-on-one confidential tutoring to residents of the Truckee Tahoe area. This program is free of charge to all learners, including materials used in the sessions. Besides reading and writing skills, the program also offers help with math or preparation for passing the GED tests.

If you are interested in attending this tutor training workshop, please call the Truckee Library at 582-7846 to have your name put on our sign-up list. If you or someone you know would like to take advantage of the program as a learner, please contact the library at the same number.

Truckee River Day is set for Oct. 14

Truckee River Day will be on Sunday, Oct. 14.

For the sixth year, the event will include hands-on activities and provide plenty of work for adult and children volunteers. New tasks for this year include “Backyard Trails” projects and some much-needed work in the Martis burn region.

Parents and children will have an opportunity to remove items that other people have left behind in our forests, trails, streams and reservoirs. Parents can teach their children respect for the natural habitat by working to clean areas that have been mistreated.

New activities will be offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Granite Flat Campground for kids of all ages. An adventure booklet will offer a guided tour through many aspects of the Truckee River, and how they all depend on each other for a healthy environment.

Children and parents on clean-up work projects are welcome to join the fun after their important tasks are done, and the baby cutthroat trout will find new homes in the Truckee River when children release them at 4 p.m.

For more work project information and to register for a work project, log on to the Web site at or call (530) 587-4509.

Audition for the “Nutcracker”

Sierra Nevada Dance will be holding auditions for this year’s performance of “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Sierra Nevada Dance Studio in Truckee. Boys and girls, men and women of all ages from beginning to professional dancers are welcome.

Call Sherrie at 582-0948 for more information.

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