Tahoe Truckee community announcements
Your news makes the Sierra Sun shineContent for briefs is selected from the Sunandamp;#8217;s online calendar and e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at firstname.lastname@example.org. To publish events online visit http://www.sierrasun.com and locate the event calendar. Click on andamp;#8220;submit an eventandamp;#8221; and follow the instructions. Please limit descriptions to 50-75 words. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.Canandamp;#8217;t get enough drama?Students in grades second through eighth can participate in an eight-week program beginning Wednesday, April 14. Instructor Marissa Campbell holds a degree in Fine Arts and is a credentialed teacher and musician. She will work with students on theater games, improv, stage presence, confidence, character development and performance skills, culminating in a Scene Showcase performance for parents and friends. Register at the Truckee Community Recreation Center. Class will meet at the Community Arts Center, Wednesdays 5:10-6:30 p.m. Fee is $65 per student. For more information call TDRPD at 582-7720.Free tutoring at Incline Village LibraryStudents in elementary, middle and high school may go to Incline Village Library for free after-school tutoring. Sign-ups are not required and all students needing homework help are encouraged to attend. This program is a collaboration between the Washoe County Library, Washoe County School District and Children in Transition. Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-5:30 p.m. through May.Spring gleamingApril 17, 8 p.m. Truckee Book andamp; Bean, 10009 W. River St. A festival of music honoring the return of spring to the area, and a good-bye performance by Joe Mager, who, with his family, is moving back East. There will be rock, blues, folk, and country performed by local musicians Megan Lacy, Aaron Oropeza, Kriston Prater, and Joe Mager and his magical guitar. Call 582-8302.2010 Truckee Follies Boom or Bust!The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association is proud to announce the dates for 2010 Truckee Follies April 21-24 at the same place as it always has been, now lovingly referred to as the andamp;#8220;Old Rec Center.andamp;#8221; Save the date(s) for another exciting Follies filled with terribly inappropriate jabs! Tickets on sale at Cabonaandamp;#8217;s in Truckee.Free Hunter Education classA free, 10-hour Hunter Education Program is to produce safe, responsible, knowledgeable, and involved hunters-hunters who understand the importance of complying with hunting laws and behaving ethically to ensure the continuation of the hunting tradition. April 19, 20 and 22, 6-9 p.m., Truckee PUD Boardroom, 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. A certificate passing this course is required by almost all states to obtain a hunting license. Seating is limited, call to reserve a space at 587-4844.Slow Food Spring PotluckSlow Food Lake Tahoe will share the Spring Potluck with the organizers of Village at Squaw Valley Earth Day celebrations Thursday, April 22, 5-8 p.m., at Squaw Valleyandamp;#8217;s Twenty-Two Bistro. To ensure a zero waste event, bring a potluck dish of finger food. Locally produced and seasonally ripe if possible. The no-host bar will be open and Chef Billy McCullough will prepare complimentary offerings. Meet local food producers and get involved: From helping the Truckee Community Garden, planning food tastings, to coordinating events. Visit http://www.slowfoodlaketahoe.org. The parent organization, Slow Food USA works to make dramatic and lasting change in our nationandamp;#8217;s food production, distribution and marketing by changing laws. To become a member visit http://www.slowfoodusa.Join the Lake Tahoe Bicycle CoalitionThe Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition (LTBC) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 2005 for the purpose of building and sustaining a Bicycle Friendly Lake Tahoe. They believe bicycling is an environmentally responsible activity and can contribute to the long-term health and well being of people, economies and ecosystems. Help promote livable and sustainable communities by encouraging more connected bicycle/pedestrian-friendly facilities and promoting educational programs. Visit http://www.tahoebike.org.Tahoe Truckee career spotlightSierra College invites business leaders, agencies and organizations to participate in a free upcoming educational and networking event designed for the community, current students and all Sierra College alumni. Networking is the most effective means of learning about careers and getting employed. TT Career Spotlight takes place on Wednesday, May 5, 5-6:30 p.m. on the Truckee campus. To participate and for more information contact Tahoe-Truckeeandamp;#8217;s Career Education Liaison at 546-2374 or email@example.com.