Tahoe Truckee community announcements
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Local professionals will discuss tips for working on a rsum, searching for jobs, and preparing for an interview, Family Resource Center of Truckee, 11695 Donner Pass Road, June 6, 5:30 p.m. Call 530-587-2513.
On Friday, May 28, 16-year-old Truckee resident Taylor Fiddyment was involved in an ATV accident resulting in a very severe fracture in one of her vertebrae. Taylor was flown to Renown Hospital, were she underwent surgery to stabilize her back. At this time, Taylor has suffered paralysis below the belly button. Taylor is strong and very faithful, an awesome example of courage in the face of difficulty. Hope remains for continued and full healing. Taylor is now out of ICU and has been moved to the neurological unit at Renown were she has begun recovery and physical therapy.The Fiddyment family continues to express its deep appreciation for the out-pouring of prayer, as well as the demonstration of love and support.Many have asked how they may help Taylor. If it is in your heart to help the Fiddyments financially, you may send checks to: Tahoe Forest Church, P.O. Box 4204, Truckee, CA 96160. Make checks out to Tahoe Forest Church with Taylor Fiddyment written in the memo line. Feel free to send along a note, and they’ll pass them on to Taylor and the Fiddyments.More information can be found at http://www.tahoeforestchurch.org.
Swing by Riverside Studios for fun, flavor and fabulous art, June 3, 4-6 p.m. It’s First Friday and they will feature local artists Carol Sesko, Eve Warner and Sara Zimmerman with jamming music by DJ Brian Hess. Wine and light appetizers, free Best Pies pizza samples. Art galore, community and more at 10060 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, 530-587-3789.
Good Samaritans Safe Ride Motorcycle and HotRod show with $1,500 in cash and prizes with 25 trophy classes, Poker Run, M/C games, food and drink specials, $49-$59 room specials. Cost is $40 show package per entry, free to public. Call 530-541-7300 or visit http://www.goodsamsaferide.com.
The North Tahoe High School Jazz Band will present its good-bye senior concert, andamp;#8220;Kickin’ it Old School,andamp;#8221; Friday, June 3. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 students and teachers and NTHS seniors are and kids 5 and younger are free. Concert is at 7 p.m. in the NTHS Theater. Playing selections from the ’70s through the ’90s. Old-school dress is encouraged.
It’s that time of year. Join the Tahoe City Downtown Association and Scouts at Commons Beach on Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m. to noon, for the annual Tahoe City Clean Up Day. New this year, TCDA has partnered with experts from Integrated Environmental Restorations Services and the California Native Plant Society to offer additional information about invasive species in the area. The TCDA will have coffee and pastries on hand for those doing the clean up and bags and gloves will be provided.
Truckee Day is a town-wide street clean up and civic pride day, now in its eighth successful year, June 4, beginning 8 a.m. Call 530-582-2909.
Bay to Bay Clean Up Day is June 4, 2011. Clean up North Lake Tahoe beginning at 10 a.m., check in stations: Tahoe Biltmore, lot next to Enviro-Rents in Kings Beach, Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort in Tahoe Vista, Gar Woods parking lot in Carnelian Bay. Volunteer only barbecue at 11:30 a.m. at The Grid Bar andamp; Grill in Kings Beach. Call 530-546-9000 for information.
Presented by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, June 4, 8 a.m., Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Learn to be a safe boater or refresh your knowledge from qualified Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors. Boating laws, suggested equipment, operation and emergencies are covered. This class qualifies as a Boating Safety Course with a certificate upon successful completion. Bring a lunch. Call 530-587-3323.
After cleaning up come out on Sunday and find some new treasurers during the Bay to Bay Community Yard Sale. omeowners throughout the Bay to Bay district will host yard sales 9 a.m.-1 pm. Buy and sell tools, furniture, housewares, gear, clothes and more. Recycle and reuse for a sustainable environment. Various residential and commercial locations. Visit http://www.northtahoebusiness.org click on special events, look for the Community Yard Sale add and click on ‘complete listing’ to see the Google Map of area yard sale locations.
Due to a snow-covered trail, the Tahoe LUNA Chix changed the ride location of the June 7 andamp;#8220;trainingandamp;#8221; mountain bike ride from the Sawtooth Trailhead to Emigrant Trail. Riders will meet at the Donner Camp Trailhead instead of the usual Emigrant Trail meeting spot across the bridge near Prosser Creek. Riders will have two options at this training ride – one will be a andamp;#8220;socialandamp;#8221; ride along Emigrant Trail, the other option is an exciting and demanding training ride up Prosser Hill. Be ready to ride at 5:45 p.m. for this all-women’s mountain bike ride. Questions? E-mail email@example.com, find them on Facebook or visit http://www.teamlunachix.com.
The entire North Tahoe High School Music Department will perform its annual Spring Concert, Wednesday, June 8. Selections will include andamp;#8220;Second Suite in Fandamp;#8221; by Holst, The andamp;#8220;Baba-Yaga,andamp;#8221; movement 15 from Modest Mussorgsky’s andamp;#8220;Picture at and Exhibition,andamp;#8221; and modern works from Frank Ticheli and Steven Reineke to name a few. The Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band will select three works for this event. Immediately following the concert will be that music awards. There is no charge for this event and the concert starts at 6 p.m. with the awards at 8 p.m.
The Placer County Sheriffandamp;#8217;s Office and the North Tahoe Family Resource Center, in conjunction with many other local businesses and organizations, will host a bicycle rodeo at Kings Beach Elementary School, June 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Parents and children are invited to attend the rodeo to learn and practice bicycle skills and become better bicyclists., games, prizes, $5 lunch from Menn Wielding Fire. For more information, please call Community Services Officer Kristen Mann at 530-546-2605, ext. 3823.