Truckee Tahoe community announcements
Are you the news?Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit http://www.sierrasun.com to submit events online. Please limit descriptions to 50 words. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.Faces of Coffeebarandamp;#8220;Faces of Coffeebarandamp;#8221; art show will debut Friday, June 1, 6-9 p.m., at Coffeebar, 10120 Jibboom Street, Truckee.The art show will feature portraits of the andamp;#8220;Faces of Coffeebar,andamp;#8221; as photographed by Court Leve. A select number of portraits have been recreated and photographed as latte art, which will also be a central feature of the art show. Local photographer Grant Kaye put together and designed the art show display.The Faces of Coffeebar project will support the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe. Portraits will be available for purchase, with all profits being donated to the HSTT. Additionally, there will be $5 admission fee, also going to the HSTT.Drop by on Friday to view the final project, enjoy some wine and music, and share an evening with friends.Why First Friday in Truckee?1. Sue Duerksen is having an art opening at Riverside Studios with wine, art and a community mix makes a great cocktail. 2. Seedling Pass Along on the downtown Truckee strip and most merchants are game on. Get seeds to start in your garden for free and itandamp;#8217;s fun. 3. Bespoke (Heatherandamp;#8217;s totally amazing space) is new, hip and offering refreshments on the Downtown Row. 4. Lorien Powers Jewelry in the Truckee hotel is kicking it up with wine/beer and art to boot. 5. La Galleria owner Brooke is shy and needs to step it up into main line! 6. Mo Jo andamp; Zoe is not new to downtown but moved to the new Capital building serving fresh threads at a decent price.CBandamp;#8217;s Pizza andamp; Grill Community Picnic Join the Neighborhood and Support the Boys andamp; Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe at CBandamp;#8217;s, 5075 North Lake Blvd. Saturday June 2, 3-10 p.m. Cost is a $10 donation for food, music and fun. Event to include a kidandamp;#8217;s activity zone, live music by The Drunken Neighbors.Community Fundraiser for EducationKings Beach Parentsandamp;#8217; Co-opEnjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet at Crosbyandamp;#8217;s June 3, 3-6 p.m. Raffle prizes, many silent auction items from local vendors, face painting for kids. Cost is $25 a plate, children eat free. Proceeds benefit the Kings Beach Parentsandamp;#8217; Co-op. Crosbyandamp;#8217;s at 868 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, Nev. For information call 530-35467519, http://www.kingsbeachparentscoop.org.Jakeandamp;#8217;s 19th Annual Charity Fishing Derby, Raffle andamp; BrunchSunday, June 3, 4:30 a.m.-noon, Jakeandamp;#8217;s On The Lake, Boatworks Mall in Tahoe City. Competition is on Lake Tahoe from one hour before sunrise to andamp;#8220;High Noon.andamp;#8221; Prize money is awarded to anglers who reel in the largest mackinaw $1,000, $500 brown trout, and $250 rainbow trout. The $50 fee includes derby entry, T-shirt, raffle, and buffet brunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds to benefit charities through the Tahoe City Rotary Club Foundation. Register at Jakeandamp;#8217;s On The Lake or Pete andamp;#8217;N Peters by 5 p.m. Saturday, June 2. Donandamp;#8217;t fish? Enjoy the brunch buffet for $18 adults and $12 ages 12 and under. Call 530-583-0188 or visit http://www.jakestahoe.com. For boat inspection, decontamination, and launch information visit http://www.tahoeboatinspections.com. The Lake Forest boat launch ramp at the Coast Guard station in Tahoe City will open at 4 a.m. on Sunday, June 3.Recycle used tires freeFree for a limited time, first and third Saturdays, through June 2012 at the Eastern Regional Landfill, Cabin Creek Road, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring as many as nine tires per vehicle, passenger car, SUV, and light tires only (no tractor/heavy equipment tires; no rims; no business tires). For information call Town of Truckee, Solid Waste andamp; Recycling Division at 530-582-2909 or email Ndorr@townoftruckee.com; Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal, Eastern Regional Landfill 530-583-0148; Placer County Environmental Engineering, 530-889-6846 or email email@example.com. Funded by a grant from the California Department of Resources, Recovery and Recycling.North Tahoe Chamberandamp;#8217;s Summer Recreation LuncheonThe North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association is hosting its annual Summer Recreation Luncheon Thursday, June 7, noon-3 p.m. with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m., at West Shore Caf and Inn, 5160 West Lake Boulevard in Homewood.This event is geared to provide insight about summer happenings, including events, festivals and activities, to frontline, front desk and concierge employees, along with business owners and managers. Attendees can give a brief presentation at the event, as well as provide 80 brochures or other pieces of collateral to be distributed during the luncheon. This event sells out with approximately 100 attending, so early sign ups are recommended. Deadline to register is Monday, June 4. Cost is $29 per person.To register or provide collateral, call 530-581-8764 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association, visit http://www.nltra.org.Bike Derby 2012The Tahoe City Parks and Recreation Department wants to get you ready for a safe summer of biking and invites everyone for a fun-filled afternoon, on your bike, at the Rideout Community Center, 780 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City, June 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information or if you are interested in volunteering contact Sara Scheid, Recreation Coordinator for the TCPUD Recreation Department, at 530) 583-3440, ext. 16.West Shore Caf to hostMoonlight Mojito Cocktail ContestThe West Shore Caf announces their second annual cocktail contest where participants are challenged to submit and help select the best recipe for the West Shore Cafandamp;#8217;s new signature Moonlight Mojito cocktail. Recipe submissions for the cocktail contest are now live at WestShoreCafe.com/mojito where participants are welcome to submit their favorite mojito recipes for consideration until Tuesday, June 5. The top 10 recipe submissions will be tasted, sipped, and scrutinized by attendees at the cocktail contest, Saturday, June 9, 2-5 p.m., West Shore Caf, 5160 West Lake Blvd., Homewood. Each ballot is $20 and contains 10 mojito sampling tickets and an official voting ballot. Call 530-525-5200 or email email@example.com for information.June in BloomWildlife Shelterandamp;#8217;s Annual FundraiserWildlife Shelter, Inc. is having its annual fundraising event on Sunday, June 10 at Sunnyside Resort Restaurant from 11:30-4 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance or $55 at the door. This includes a buffet luncheon, a visit with andamp;#8220;Wild Thingsandamp;#8221; from Weimar and a lively auction plus flowers galore. For info or tickets, contact 530-546-1211.Float Some Ducks, Win Some Bucks! The andamp;#8220;most unpredictable two minutes in Tahoe,andamp;#8221; the Ninth Annual Truckee Duckee Derbee is set for June 10 at the River Ranch Lodge. The rubber duck race is a benefit for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe and the festivities include live music on the outdoor patio, a barbecue, drink and food specials, a fabulous raffle, the hilarious andamp;#8220;Dogz in Dudz,andamp;#8221; a K-9 costume contest, and in true derby tradition, the new andamp;#8220;Cool Catz in Hatzandamp;#8221; contest open to all. Festivities run from 1-5 p.m. The pre-race party and registration starts at 1 p.m., andamp;#8220;Dogz in Dudzandamp;#8221; at 2 p.m., the Catz in Hatz at 2:30 p.m. and the Derbee commences immediately after. Cost to sponsor a duck is $10 and the top three ducks win cash. Payout depends on the size of the pot. There is no cost to enter the costume or hat contest. Prizes will be awarded to the most stylish and creative canines and hats as determined by a panel of celebrity judges. A Giant mountain bike will be the grand prize in the raffle.The TDD is sponsored by Charter Communications, Suddenlink, Outside Lake Tahoe TV, Around Tahoe Truckee TV, the Squaw Valley Times, 101.5 FM, the Kiwanis of North Lake Tahoe, West Shore Sports, Giant, Smith Optics and Tahoe Blu. For more information or to purchase a duck on-line go to hstt.org.Active adult dinnerThe Tahoe City Parks and Recreation is in the beginning stages of launching a program for active and mature adults. The department received a generous grant donation from the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation and these funds were used to purchase new computers, games, exercise weights and more. In addition, special day outings and bingo events are being planned.On Wednesday, June 13, the Tahoe City Parks and Recreation Department will host a dinner social for seniors to come see what is being offered, meet other seniors in the community, and enjoy a nice meal. Dinner is $5 per person and will include main course, sides and beverages. Event is free if you would like to check out what is being offered and meet others in the community. The event will kick off at 4:30 p.m. at Rideout Community Center, 780 Timberland Road, Tahoe City. For more information call 530-583-3440 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Last day of schoolFree beach dayJoin the Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District on Tuesday, June 19, noon-4 p.m., for free admission to all Tahoe Truckee Unified School District students and families with school ID. Meet the kayak, SUP, yoga and sailing instructors. Receive class demos and free limited rental use of kayaks, SUPs and paddleboats. General admission is normally $4 adults and $3 child. All watercraft use is free for that day. For more information call TDRPD at 530-582-7720.Tahoe Teas bike cruiseDress up your favorite bike and come out to cruise Tahoe City downtown in our first annual Tahoe Teas sponsored event on Thursday June 21. Itandamp;#8217;s all about fun, but they will andamp;#8220;very seriouslyandamp;#8221; judge the best decorated bike in junior (up to age 10) and big people (everyone else) divisions. So, come out and play and win some great prizes. Meet for registration at 6 p.m. at Jackpine parking lot on Jackpine Street. The cruise starts at 7 p.m. riding through downtown to Commons Beach. Cost: $10 donation requested. Prizes for best and most fun cruiser bike so put your imagination to work!Food, tea and beer, followed up with Adventure Sports Week andamp;#8211; Movie Night in the park. Your $10 donation will go toward Biking for a Better World nonprofit organization.
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