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Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com and occasionally the online events calendar. Submit events online visit http://www.sierrasun.com and locate the event calendar. Click on and#8220;submit an eventand#8221; and follow the instructions. Please limit descriptions to 50 words online. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.

The KidZone Museum in Truckee will host a number of camps this summer all taught by credentialed educators and specialists in their fields. Children will explore life on a farm, art, jewelry making, Batik, textiles, nature and watershed science. Classes are held at the KidZone museum and around the community starting with ages 4 years old. For more information visit the web site at http://www.kidzonemuseum.org or call 587-KIDS (5437).

Tahoe City Downtown Association (TCDA) cordially invites you to attend its inaugural fundraiser to benefit Tahoe City, Sunday, June 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on the Tahoe Gal at 952 N. Lake Blvd. (Lighthouse Mall), Tahoe City. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Tahoe as you cruise on the Tahoe Gal with the band and#8216;After Eight’, appetizers, cocktails, raffle prizes and get to know your community members. Event tickets: non-members $20, TCDA members $10 and $25 at the door. Please RSVP via e-mail to Kathryn@visittahoecity.com or 583-3348. All proceeds will support the Tahoe City Downtown Association and their community efforts. For more information about Tahoe City Downtown Association please visit us at http://www.visittahoecity.com.



A Happy Hour and Bocce Ball Tournament will be held Friday, June 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Truckee River Winery, 11467 Brockway Drive (next to the Mountain Home Center). Cost is $15 per person and includes one free glass of wine or beer and delicious appetizers from Lahontan. Proceeds donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County and North Tahoe. Come early to sign up your Bocce ball team of 2-4 and qualify for great prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase for a night at Royal Gorge’s Ice Lakes Lodge. Entry fee can be purchased at the door or in advance at http://www.bigsofnc.org/Events.asp#TRW. Ages 21 and over only.

Party and event master extraordinaire, Linda Offerdahl, will be hosting a free float-building workshop on Saturday, June 12, 11 a.m. at Dress The Part(y) located in Incline’s Village Center, across from the post office. Dress the Part(y) has all you need to create an award-winning, Fourth of July stunner; Floral sheeting in a variety of colors, metallic skirting, balloons, bows, pennant banners, flags of every size imaginable, cut-outs and even beads to throw from the float. And when you’re done learning the secrets of the parade trade, join the Local Summer Kick-off Barbecue beginning at noon in the Village Center. Dress the Part(y) specializes in vintage wear, costumes for rent or to own, accessories and party supplies, 774 Mays, Village Center, Incline Village, (775) 832-7278.



Street Survival, sponsored by Tire Rack and facilitated by BMW Car Club of America and Sports Car Club of America chapters offers classes Saturday, June 12 at Mt. Rose Ski-Tahoe. The low-cost, not-for-profit effort provides drivers ages 16-21 with car handling exercises in a safe, controlled setting in their own car with a and#8220;coachand#8221; on board. Class size is limited. Registration and all information can be found at http://www.streetsurvival.org.

At the second meeting of the Silicon Mountain networking group, David Polivy, owner of Tahoe Mountain Sports, will share his experience with running a fast-growing e-commerce operation along with a brick and mortar retail store in a resort oriented environment at Zanoand#8217;s in Truckee, Tuesday, June 15. Networking starts at 5 p.m. with presentations at 6 p.m..

Learn about hands-on issues such as choosing the best payment gateway, or identifying and dealing with online fraudsters. Andrew Gouldman, VP of Engineering at Fluid Inc. will address technical aspects of and#8220;dos and donand#8217;tsand#8221; in implementing e-commerce solutions. Silicon Mountain is a networking group for people in the Tahoe-Truckee region working in the technology field. The group was founded by Dr. Johannes Ziegler, CEO of http://www.always-icecream.com, a creative learning games platform for 7-12 year old girls. The attendance fee including dinner will be $10 per person. For more information and to RSVP write to TahoeSiliconMountain@gmail.com.


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