Truckee Tahoe community announcements
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Donner Party History Walk, June 26, 10 a.m. Meet Gayle at the flagpole in front of the museum for a short walk to historical sites in the park. Learn about the Donner Party’s ordeal in the perilous winter of 1846-47. Ready, Set, Hike, June 27, 10:30 a.m. Meet Diane at the flagpole in front of the museum. Explore the natural world of Donner Memorial State Park on an easy 1.5 mile hike through the varied ecosystems. Suitable for age 7 and up. Qualifies for Junior Ranger credit. Call 582-7892, 12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.
Be one of the first docents for the new Eriksson Education Center at the UC Davis Field Station in Tahoe City. The 2010 Docent Training Program for the Eriksson Education Center will be held twice: June 26 and June 30, 1-4 p.m. These single, three-hour training programs in environmental science education and leadership will provide new docents with all the instruction needed to help the public explore the new education center and surrounding area. For information call (775) 881-7562, or e-mail email@example.com.
Huge parking-lot sale, Saturday, June 26, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sierra Bible Church, 11460 Brockway Road, Truckee. Please join a day of family fun with quality items at great prices, delicious BBQ food and face painting for the children. Coffee and baked goods will be available to purchase for breakfast. You are invited to stay for a yummy lunch at affordable prices. Departments Include: Kitchen, small appliances, home decor, linens, holiday decor; books, tapes, DVD’s, games; exercise equipment, fitness gadgets and accessories; tools, garden and outdoor items (sorry no ski equipment); electronics: TV’s, VCR (sorry no computers or printers); clothing and accessories; furniture items; bake sale items. Call 587-6025. Come early and stay awhile!
Help the Incline Village Library commemorate five years in the new facility as Incline Village celebrates its 50th year, Saturday, June 26. Birthday cake will be served. Celebrate by and#8220;giftingand#8221; a periodical and paying for a one-year subscription for our branch. Simply visit the Incline Village Library to see a list of magazine and newspaper and#8220;wish listand#8221; titles and make your selection. Donations are tax-deductible. Happy Birthday Story Time, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Hero Contest with I-Tunes card prize, 2-3 p.m., Babe and the Bambinos Chautauqua, 4-5 p.m. Join Babe Ruth (Chautauquan Frank Mullen) for this children’s program centered on Babe Ruth’s connection with his young fans. Incline Village Library, 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village, (775) 832-4130.
Are you ready to Tri? The Tahoe LUNA Chix want to help you transition into your first (or 50th) Donner Lake Triathlon with ease. Familiarize yourself with the course while you learn how to transition smoothly, get tips on efficiency and connect with a group of inspiring women to help you from the start through the finish line. The Tahoe LUNA Chix will host a free clinic and mock triathlon Sunday, June 27 at 9 a.m. Meet at the West End of Donner Lake and make sure to bring your swim, bike and running gear. Plan on three hours. LUNA product will be available. This clinic is free of charge; donations to the Breast Cancer Fund always appreciated.
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