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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

Wednesday, June 16 at 5 p.m. to raise awareness regarding what’s happening in Bristol Bay, Alaska, the largest salmon producing region in the world, where a copper mine is slated to be built in the region’s headwaters, threatening this species of wild fish, along with fisherman’s livelihoods. Qandamp;A session and discussion open and free to the public 5 to 6:30 p.m. about how fish are caught, what fish to avoid, why sustainable seafood is crucial to the health of the oceans and what questions consumers should ask when purchasing seafood. Bill Carter, a published author who has written books on social responsibility and sustainable seafood, will speak. A short informative film will also be shown. Dinner to follow the presentation featuring deliciously prepared, sustainably harvested seafood. Proceeds will benefit Satelite, an organization working to promote awareness about Bristol Bay Salmon and Slow Food Lake Tahoe. Reservations are highly recommended, call 587-0557.

Concerts and movies at Tahoe City’s Commons Beach start June 20. The first concert will be June 20 at 2 p.m. and will showcase four bands; The Blues Monsters, Dead Winter Carpenters, Drop Theory and Casual Dogs. Movies in the Park begin June 23. The first lakeside movie is andamp;#8220;Bandslam,andamp;#8221; a movie released last August staring Vanessa Hudgens and Lisa Kudrow. Movies will start 15 minutes before dusk. For a complete line-up of movies and concerts, go to For more information on any of these events, visit

June 26, Sierra Bible Church, 11460 Brockway Road, Truckee.Large church sale of selective items. Categories include: home decor, outdoor/sporting, books/dvd/cd, electronics, furniture, kitchen, linens, clothing/accessories and much more! Contact

Motivated individuals who are enthusiastic and willing to get dirty and plant native plants in the new Tahoe City Field Station native plant demonstration garden June 28 and 30 at 8:30 a.m., UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station, 2400 Lake Forest Road, Tahoe City. Bring gloves and sunscreen. Water and snacks will be provided. Call (775) 881-7560, ext. 7483.

June 28 and 29, 2010. Two days of skating, camping, and saving lives. Co-founders of Skate The Lake and a few select athletes will skateboard 72 miles around Lake Tahoe to help save Sarah Pugh, a local girl battling staeg 4 breast cancer and desperately needs help! Preskate fundraiser party for Sarah at the Hard Rock Caf, South Lake Tahoe, Sunday June 27, noon to to 5 p.m. Live music and special guests. Meet Sarah (health permitting). See you on the Journey andamp;#8230; honk for your support! For details visit our facebook page andamp;#8220;Skate For The Cureandamp;#8221; or e-mail

The Kings Beach July 3 fireworks celebration and deck party is a North Tahoe tradition hosted by the North Tahoe Business Association (NTBA) year after year. The show starts at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m. in downtown Kings Beach. The fireworks can be viewed for free from the public sandy beach, other venues along the North Shore and boats on the water. The deck party at the North Tahoe Event Center includes VIP viewing area complete with live music and dancing. Tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for children (ages 3-11). There will be food booths offering casual dining options for $6- $10 and no host bar for all attendees. The doors open to the event at 6:30 p.m. for the viewing party. Tickets are on sale now at the NTBA office. For more information call (530) 546-9000.

The Fourteenth Annual WIN for Charity sponsored by the Tahoe League for Charity, will once again be held at a beautiful lakefront estate in Tahoe City. TLC’s major fund-raising event will be held Saturday, July 10, 2010 from 3-6 p.m. Quality silent and live auction, live music and a variety of hors d’oeuvres with a selection of wines, beer and non-alcoholic punch will delight attendees. A $1,00 grand prize, donated anonymously, will be a highlight! You do not need to be present to win. Parking will be at the North Tahoe High School in Tahoe City and shuttle service will be provided. Reservations are required at $50 per person. The Tahoe League for Charity, a 501C3 nonprofit organization, provides scholarships to deserving high school seniors for higher education or vocational preparation, and grants to non-profit organizations that primarily serve families and children. For more information and to receive an invitation for the annual WIN event, please contact TLC president, Nileta Morton 546-4559 or Jeanne Davis (775) 825-6581.Potential new members are cordially invited to join TLC members at our monthly luncheon meetings that feature a variety of local community speakers. For more information and to receive an invitation for the annual WIN event, please contact TLC president, Nileta Morton 546-4559 or Jeanne Davis (775) 825-6581.

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