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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

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An opening reception Friday, Dec. 3, 4:30-7 p.m. will celebrate the opening of a show of recent watercolor paintings by artist Pam McAdoo. The show, entitled The Art of Seeing, will feature a series of paintings based on a single photograph McAdoo took at the Portland, Ore. Japanese Garden three years ago. The work will be on display at the Gallery at 10099 Jibboom Street, Truckee until mid-December. For information, call 530-587-1409 or e-mail

For all ninth-12th graders, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., 10522 Buckhorn Ridge, Truckee. Fun, friends, faith, community! You’ve got to check this out. Call Ryan Hunter for details at 530-414-1290.

Truckee Sears Hometown Store and Project MANA invite you to their Give with Your Heart event Saturday, Dec. 4. Sears will give two percent of the entire day’s proceeds to Project MANA, the hunger relief organization serving the North and West shores of Lake Tahoe and Truckee with various programs. Locally owned and operated by Charlie and Nancy Riley, Sears offers a large selection, competitive prices and hometown service at 12047 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Call 530-550-0110 for information.

The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels, Dec. 5, 8-11:30 a.m., Truckee Donner Senior Apartments, 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee. This month’s sponsor is the Contractors Association of Truckee-Tahoe (CATT). Open to everyone! Adults $7, children $3. Come early.

Mountain Area Preservation Foundation is hosting two free community discussions to share information about development projects currently proposed for Truckee and to enhance awareness of how you can shape the community’s future. Presenters: Nikki Riley and Kaitlin Backlund. Dates: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 5:30-7 p.m., Glenshire Clubhouse, 15726 Glenshire Drive and Thursday, Dec. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., Truckee Donner PUD Building, Board Room, 11570 Donner Pass Road. These neighborhood discussions are funded in part by a grant from the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation. Please contact Kaitlin Backlund, Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, or 530-582-6751.

Truckee Donner Public Utility District General Manager Michael HOlley presents a free workshop Wednesday, Dec. 8, 4-6 p.m. at the TDPUD office, 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. What are backflow devices? When do you need them? Where do they go? How do they work with fire sprinklers, hydronic heat, and irrigation systems? Find out this and more. The workshop is sponsored by the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe in coordination with the TDPUD. The public is welcome, call 530-587-3896 or CATT at 530-550-9999.

Join the artists for wine, beverages, snacks and shopping at the Artisans Market Place, 10382 Donner Pass Road, between Scraps and Burger Me! in Truckee, Dec. 3, 5-8 p.m. Artists will show and discuss their work. Lisa Dearing, equine photography; Holly Beatie, High Sierra Botanicals; Joanne Corso, silk, paintings, portraits. Call 530-401-8917 for information.

Take a tour of the DSPUD Wastewater Treatment Plant and learn about the treatment process and unique challenges for treating raw sewage on the summit, Donner Summit Public Utility District, 53823 Sherritt Lane, Soda Springs, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. Following the tour at roughly 11 a.m., DSPUD staff and consultants will be available to answer questions about the proposed improvement plan, financing options and rate increases. Call 530-426-3456 or e-mail

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