Truckee Tahoe community announcements
Martis Creek Lake campfire programsThe Martis Creek Campground Amphitheater, take Highway 267, two miles south of Truckee and turn left at Martis Creek Lake, follow signs to campground. Park just past campground entrance in parking area on left. Amphitheater is in the center of the campground; enter just past site #8. Sept. 4: BATS! A new and different bat program this year with bat biologists. See how bats are caught, counted, measured, studied and released. Meet at amphitheater at 7 p.m. Call 587-8113.Womenandamp;#8217;s Estate Planning Beyond BasicsDonald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, Aug. 25, 4 p.m., call (775) 298-0184. Did you know that women often live longer than men? This means that ultimately, women will be the ones affected by financial, retirement and estate planning selections. Julia Gold is a tax and estate planning attorney who will focus on issues specifically facing all women. You will learn about estate planning with an opportunity for questions. These seminars are for women by women.Siebens Binzandamp;#8212;Tahoe Forum with Alexandra Cousteau Alexandra Cousteau: Keep Earth Blue, Patterson Lawn at Sierra Nevada College, 999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, Nev. Aug. 28. Critical water issues from Botswana to Lake Tahoe. Sharing exciting stories and pictures from a world-wide journey, educating people about water issues that effect us all andamp;#8212; including the Lake Tahoe area free to the public. Appropriate for all ages. Please visit http://www.sierranevada.edu/news/detail/?id=576 or phone (775) 831-1314 for information.Free Hunter Education ClassFree 10 hour, three-day Hunter Education Program Aug. 30, 31 and Sept. 2, 6-9:30 p.m. to produce safe, responsible, knowledgeable and involved hunters who understand the importance of complying with hunting laws and behaving ethically. Pre-signup by calling 587-4844, ask for Patti, Tom or Doug as class size is limited. Under 12 advised to attend with parent. The certificate of completion is required by most states to obtain a hunting license. Must attend all three nights. Call 587-4844 for information.Cruise Tahoe with NLT Historical SocietyThe North Lake Tahoe Historical Society is hosting a Labor Day dinner cruise on the Tahoe Gal. This is a great way to relax with friends new and long-term after a busy summer. Cruise includes beautiful views, dinner, coffee and dessert. Cruise boarding is at 5:30 p.m. and departs at 6 p.m. from the Tahoe Gal pier by the Post Office in Tahoe City. Tickets are not mailed for the event. Our greeter will have a guest list at the dock. Cost: $60 for members, $65 non-members. Call the Gatekeeperandamp;#8217;s Museum for information at 583-1762.Nevada County Tourism WorkshopsNevada County will be hold two public countywide tourism workshops, Wednesday, Sept. 1. The first workshop will be at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel andamp; Suites Grass Valley Gold Miners Inn, Grass Valley, 9 – 11 a.m., and the second will be at the Tahoe Truckee Hampton Inn andamp; Suites, Truckee, 3 – 5 p.m. These workshops are meant to solicit information and feedback from key stakeholders, community members and tourism industry professionals on current tourism efforts to provide marketing ideas and input. They will mark the start to the Nevada Countyandamp;#8217;s tourism marketing efforts for the next year, to build infrastructure to further promote tourism in Nevada County. RSVPs are appreciated but not required at 550-2252 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Switchback Public Relations + Marketing, Inc. with questions at 550-2252.Volunteer for Tahoe Forest Stewardship DayThe League to Save Lake Tahoe is sponsoring the 13th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day and is looking for volunteers Saturday, Sept. 11 at North Tahoe Regional Park. The event will combine field education in forest ecology, defensible space, BMPandamp;#8217;s, wildlife biology and natural history with hands-on forest restoration projects. Following the dayandamp;#8217;s rewarding restoration work will be a volunteer appreciation lunch with guest speaker. Also looking for qualified team leaders to work with teams of 10-15 volunteers. If you enjoy working with people, have field experience in a natural resource discipline and believe in the value of community involvement with public lands, please consider being a team leader for this yearandamp;#8217;s Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day. Contact Flavia Sordelet at (530) 541-5388 or email@example.com.Experts andamp; Insights: A Mythical Guide to GriefWorkRepeat presentation, Sierra College, Truckee Campus, Saturday, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. Dr. Bateman will explore the richly complex world of bereavement as expressed in worldwide folk tales to map out some of the andamp;#8220;stepsandamp;#8221; in this sad, but universal song. Dr. Bateman teaches Death and Dying, conducts workshops on GriefWork, and has written a manuscript entitled andamp;#8220;A Mythological Guide to GriefWork.andamp;#8221; Join us for an intense but meaningful journey into cross-cultural understandings of loss. No charge, but space is limited. Please call 550-2290 for reservations.