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Tahoe Truckee community announcements

The Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District presents Fly Fishing for Kids, the Cliff Frazier Memorial, July 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Taught by Tahoe Truckee Fly Fisher members, this two-day class offers the basics of fly fishing for boys ad girls. Saturday will be spent indoors introducing equipment, knot tying and more. Sunday will be on the water learning skills and safety. Rods will be supplied, parents are encouraged to observe their children as they learn the basic skills for fly fishing. Register at the Truckee Community Center, 10046 Church St., or call 582-7720.14th annual Fine Art and Sculpture on the ShoreThe 14th annual Fine Art and Sculpture on the Shore at Kings Beach is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26. The free outdoor festival at Kings Beach State Park showcases an array of creations and is sponsored by the North Tahoe Business Association. Included in the festival are Incline Village artists Newman and Judith Whitmire and Karen Colbert. The Whitmireandamp;#8217;s will be displaying handcrafted pieces in wood and Colbert will showcase her Tahoe art quilts. For information contact the North Tahoe Business Association at 546-9000.Free guided hikes on the Tahoe Rim TrailSaturday, July 25 Page Meadows: Enjoy the lush meadow, summer wildflowers in full bloom, suitable for all levels. Five mile hike. Bring lunch or snacks, children over 12 years, no dogs. Friday, July 31 Eagle Lake Trail to Desolation Wilderness: Take a lollipop hike with the loop around three TRTA gems in the Desolation Wilderness: Dickandamp;#8217;s Lake, Fontanillis Lake and Upper Velma Lake. Participants should expect a steep climb and a full day hike. This hike is 11 miles total round trip. Participants must be able to hike two miles an hour at altitude, bring lunch, snacks and water. Sorry, no dogs on this hike. Pre-registration is required. Call (775) 298-0012 or e-mail katyw@tahoerimtrail.org. Beautify Incline ProjectThe Lake of the Sky Garden Club will be hosting a Garden Tour of eight different homes in Incline Saturday, July 25. Members of the community are being asked to help beautify Incline for the day of the tour as well as participate in a long-term beautification project. To participate, residents need to arrange pots of flowers on the corners of Village Boulevard and Tahoe Boulevard for the day of the tour. Pots must be placed no later than 9 a.m. and picked up again after 6 p.m. The long-term beautification project has been made possible with a $500 grant from the Lake of the Sky Garden Club to the Rotary Club of Incline Village. This project will involve making sure water will be available for flowers as well as providing the plants. For information about the Beatify Incline Project call Judy Spees at (775) 832-7006.Tahoe City Wednesday wine tastings Lakeside in Tahoe City (behind Safeway) is hosting wine tastings every Wednesday night throughout the summer at 7 p.m. Each week will feature a different winemaker or representative from a winery or vineyard. Each selection will be paired with delicious foods. A portion of the $8 tasting fee will be donated to a local charity. Sip Sierra Vista Vineyards and Winery July 29 and Trinchero Napa Valley on Aug. 5. E-mail wine@lakesidetahoecity.com or call 583-2000. Rock andamp; Roll for TrailsOn Friday, July 3 at 6:30 p.m. local Santana tribute band, Montaa, will play at the Village at Northstar at the Truckee Trails Foundationandamp;#8217;s Summer Fundraiser. Dance or skate to the music, and at dusk, watch the local premier of andamp;#8220;Masters of Stone VI,andamp;#8221; the latest in a series of phenomenal rock climbing movies by local cinematographer Eric Perlman. The event is free, with proceeds from roller skate rentals and the purchase of Fat Tire Ale benefiting the Truckee Trails Foundation. Fun raffle and silent auction prizes also. Contact Allison at 587-8214 with questions.

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