Tahoe Truckee community announcements
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To benefit Jaun Matamoros-Flores, a young man who died April 18 after an alleged drunken driver collided with Juan near the Sunset Mobile Home Park on Donner Pass Road. The Mexican food fundraiser will be held Sunday, May 1, at 11467 Brockway Road near the Mountain Home Center, noon-7 p.m. They hope to see you there to enjoy a variety Mexican pastries, food and other treats. Your help will be appreciated to benefit the Matamoros family and Juan. Thanks for your support. Contact Lorena Gonzalez at 530-214-6879 or e-mail Chapis2475@hotmail.com.
Register now for spring classes at The Savvy Dog Training and Education Center. Classes include Puppy Socialization, Puppy II- Basic Manners, Adult Manners and Basic Obedience, Total Recall, Nosework and Canine Good Citizen Prep. Find more information at http://www.thesavvydog.net or call 530-448-9808. Instructor Carla Brown, CPDT-KA is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer, a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for the AKC. The Savvy Dog Training and Education Center is located at 11448 Deerfield Drive, C-1 in the Deerfield Plaza by Truckee Bagel in Truckee.
Singer-songwriter, Matthew C. Axton will perform in Incline Village, Nev. on stage with Donna Axton on piano and Ed Platt on bass and guitar. Matthew Axton is a prolific songwriter with a powerful voice reminiscent of his father, Hoyt Axton. His charisma and easy going nature are all his own. Located at The Mark Twain Cultural Center, 760 Mays Blvd. Ste. 10, Village Center, Incline Village, Nev. Doors open at 6 p.m., shows begin at 7 p.m. Bring your own dinner and beverage. Comfortable chairs and tables provided. Tickets: $24.99 adults; $19.99 seniors and $9.99 students at http://www.marktwainculturalcenter.org or call 775-831-2820. Friday night is andamp;#8220;Local’s night.andamp;#8221; Buy one ticket, get one free. Must show local ID.
The Souper Bowl is Creekside Cooperative Charter School’s annual fundraising event where family and friends of the Creekside community celebrate the school and community. The fundraising effort to support enrichment programs will be Sunday, May 1, 1:30-4:30 p.m., at Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City. For $15 adults, paint a bowl before the event and use it to eat soup and salad. Peruse silent auction items, buy raffle tickets, and participate in the live auction, arts and crafts tables, pottery painting tables, games and entertainment by Creekside students. Child admission is free (no bowl included), Creekside children can paint a bowl for $7, children who do not attend Creekside can paint a bowl for $10. Visit http://www.creeksidecooperative.org for information.
The Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus of Sierra College, in collaboration with the Diablo Valley College Philharmonic Orchestra, will present andamp;#8220;Spring Pops Potpourriandamp;#8221; at The Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, Saturday, April 30, 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, 2 p.m. Directors Chris Nelson, Susan K. Horst and Tom Acord from TTCC and Owen Lee from DVC are joining forces again to bring you a delightful blend andamp;#8212; from patriotic to popular and light opera to Broadway. For concert and ticket information, go to http://www.singttcc.org or see your favorite chorus member. General admission tickets are $15 and children and students are free of charge.
Truckee High School Senior Class of 2011 will present the annual senior Fashion Show Sunday, May 1, at the Truckee Community Recreation Center. This fundraiser will benefit the 16th annual Project Graduation/Safe and Sober Grad Night. The Senior Fashion Show is a tradition of collaboration between parents and local stores where current fashions are featured.This year’s theme is andamp;#8220;Oscar Night.andamp;#8221; Help celebrate with lively music, delicious food and silent auction items and lots of laughs. Sunday, May 1, Truckee Community Recreation Center, 5:30 p.m. silent auction and hors d’oeuvres, 6:30 p.m. show begins. Tickets are $20 adults, $10 all students. Raffle tickets will be sold. Purchase tickets at Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District.
The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels will be held May 1, 8-11:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments, 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee. This month’s sponsor is the Truckee Optimists. Open to everyone! Adults: $7, children $3. For information call 530-587-5086.
Learn more about an unprecedented, basin-wide collaborative effort to create a more resilient economy that enhances environmental quality and ensures an improved standard of living for all residents, Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, Nev., May 4, 5 p.m. Presenters include: Michael Ward, Tahoe Prosperity Center Project Manager, B Gorman of the Tahoe Chamber and Steve Teshara of Sustainable Community Advocates. Forum is a open to the public and free. Forum is sponsored by North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, North Lake Chamber, Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, Sierra Sun and the Tahoe Daily Tribune. Call 775-298-0184 for information.
Truckee High School drama club invites you to save the dates for this year’s spring musical, andamp;#8220;Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.andamp;#8221; Come and be enchanted by this timeless classic based on the 1991 Disney film. Also a smash hit on Broadway and the 7th longest running production in history. Directed by Peggy Boelk, Musical Director Jan Sturtevant, and Choreographed by InnerRythms this production promises astonishing sets, lavish costumes and incredible musical numbers. Bring the family to visit Belle’s enchanted world including the Beast, Gaston, Mrs. Potts and all the rest. The cast and crew are working hard on making this one of the best spring musicals ever and tickets are sure to sell out. When: 7 p.m. May 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21; 2 p.m. matinees May 8 (Mother’s Day) and May 15 at the Truckee High School Auditorium. Cost is $12/adults; $8/children. Tickets on sale at the Community Recreation Center located at 8924 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. For more information call the Truckee High School library at 530-582-2607.
Local teen clubs, youth groups, teams lead a variety of Minute to Win it type contests! Pizza, music, sodas. Cost is $5 per person. Come with a friend or sign up ahead with your group to lead a contest. Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St., Truckee, May 7, 7 p.m. Call 530-582-7766.
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