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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

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The Library Coalition of Incline Village is offering free computer classes for adults in the Lake Tahoe School computer lab at 995 Tahoe Blvd. To sign up call the Incline Village Library at (775) 832-4130. Each two-hour class is the same subject: attend only one. Introduction to Photo Editing, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, or 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 24.

Slow Food Lake Tahoe will share the Spring Potluck with organizers of Village at Squaw Valley Earth Day Thursday, April 22, 5-8 p.m., at Squaw Valley’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. To become a member visit http://www.slowfoodusa.

Chris Siebelink throws down Truckee’s first B. Y. O. C. Challenge (Bring Your Own Cup). Everyday! Next time you go into a board meeting, committee meeting, coffee house or seminar make note of those with reuseable or commuter cups! Think about all the paper and resources we would save if everyone would bring their own cup. The andamp;#8220;Challengeandamp;#8221; is to bring your own cup for your morning hot beverage. Every time you get a cup of coffee, tea or whatever andamp;#8230; Don’t be afraid, commuter cups will be the norm in Truckee! If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail Chris Siebelink at chriss@gpeak.com.

General Meeting and luncheon, April 27, 11 a.m. Truckee-Tahoe Republican Women Federated are hosting their General Meeting and Luncheon at Jax Diner, 10144 W. River St., Truckee. Guest speaker is Mr. Anthony Halby, Halby Insurance Nevada City. He will be speaking about the andamp;#8220;Healthcare Billandamp;#8221; recently signed by President Obama and how this might effect us in the future. Please bring as many people as you like, your family, friends and neighbors. Cost is $20 per person. RSVP by April 23 to Judy at 587-5653 or 448-1906.

Showcasing Tahoe Forest Church’s various ministries, vision and mission outreach, April 24, Tahoe Forest Church, 11209 Brockway Road, Suite 105 at The Rock, Truckee. Carnival games, balloon twisting, face painting, toddler bounce house, gourmet cupcakes and coffee by Tuff Beans. Contact info@tahoeforestchurch.org or 587-7725.

Tahoe Community Nursery School, 3125 N. Lake Blvd., will hold an open house and registration for the 2010-2011 school year on Tuesday, April 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. Bring the children to play in the amazing outdoor playground while parents speak to experienced teaching staff. Registration is open to children ages 3 and 4; children must be 3 years old by Dec. 2, 2010. Call 583-3331.

Guest Speaker at Tahoe Truckee California Democratic Club Potluck and Meeting, Thursday, April 29, 6-8 p.m. at the Sierra Village Apartment Clubhouse, 10081 Jeffrey Pine Road, Truckee. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m. guest speaker will be Kelly Cuthbertson from San Francisco representing the California Clean Money Campaign and Proposition 15 on the June 8 ballot. E-mail dyana-p@sbcglobal.net or call (530) 546-766.

Tahoe Women’s Services and InnerRhythms Dance Theatre have collaborated once again to bring an equally moving and inspirational performance, called andamp;#8220;Voices: A Celebration of Dance andamp; Theater.andamp;#8221; This new innovative production, directed by Darlene Pearson-Bray, is a combination of community written monologues and dance, creating a powerful viewer experience. The audience will be moved by the heartfelt stories of the community through both words and dance. andamp;#8220;Voicesandamp;#8221; will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, at North Tahoe High School’s theater. Tickets are available online at http://www.tahoewomenservices.org for $15 for students and $20 for general admission, $35 for premium seating and VIP reception. For more information contact Hayley Adamski at (775) 298-0182.

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village (on the campus of Sierra Nevada College), May 4, at 5:30 p.m.This documentary presents six children from Northern California who have developed an ingenious invention for the early detection of forest fires. Their invention is a network of cameras located around forests that send real-time pictures to hundreds and thousands of desktops, turning people all over the world into Forest Guards. Call (775) 881-7560, ext. 7474.

As a community benefit, the Lions Club has partnered with the Truckee Little League for its major fundraiser, the Memorial Day Weekend Rummage Sale. All profits go to the Truckee Little League, in critical need of funding.Call the Little League for a pick-up of your donated saleable items. A receipt of your donation is available. Check out the PUD parking lot on Donner Pass Road in Truckee May 29 and 30.Electric power is on-site for testing electric appliances. Help the Lions Club help our community. For donation pick-up or drop-off information call (530) 414-4001 or e-mail tllrummagesale.com.