Are you the news?Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.sierrasun.com to submit events online. Please limit descriptions to 50 words. E-mail submissions may be 150-300 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.Tickets on sale for “Godspell”Truckee High School drama club invites you to join the return of this legendary rock musical as a spectacular ensemble of high school actors perform the greatest story ever told. “Godspell” is a beloved classic which is guaranteed to raise your spirits with the Tony-nominated score filled with the popular hits “Day By Day,” “Beautiful City” and “Turn Back, O Man.” This tale of friendship, loyalty and love has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world and is currently being revived on Broadway. Directed by Peggy Boelk, Choral Director Jan Sturtevant, and choreographed by InnerRythms. Dates are May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 at 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees May 6 and May 13 (Mother’s Day) at the Truckee High School Auditorium. Cost is $15 adults; $10 children.Tickets are on sale at the Community Recreation Center located at 8924 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. For more information call the Truckee High School library at 530-582-2607.First FridayCheck out Downtown Truckee this First Friday May 4, 4-8 p.m. and every First Friday to enjoy what merchants have to offer. Wine tastings, tasty snacks, street music, First Friday specials and more. Riverside Studios invites you to an art reception with featured artist Mary Kenny, music and refreshments provided.BGCNLT announces Stomp Off The Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe is proud to announce the inaugural BGC Stomp Off May 4. The Stomp Off is a dance competition that encompasses all age groups and will provide a platform for the performers to show off their best dance moves. The dancers will compete for a $100 first place prize, a $50 second place prize and a $25 third place prize. Music will be provided courtesy of teen club member DJ Miguelmix. Snack and refreshments will be sold at the event to benefit the Torch Club and the Teen Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Club in advance for $3 or at the door for $5.Sign up early for Teen Summer Camp to guarantee spots on all field trips — open to incoming seventh graders and up. BGCNLT is located at 8125 Steelhead Ave. in Kings Beach. Call 530-546-4324 or visit www.bgcnlt.org.Community Benefit Auction andamp; Wine TastingNorth Lake Tahoe Kiwanis Club, Sunday, May 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge. Ticket prices this year are a great value at only $30 per person in advance or $35 per person at the door. Tickets are available from any Kiwanis member, Mother Nature’s Cabin Fever, 551 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, 530-583-8143 or buy online at: goo.gl/xCfuo.More than $50,000 in goods and services will be offered along with premium wines and sumptuous appetizers. Look for vacations to exotic places, golf and dining packages, home maintenance services, clothing, jewelry and accessories. All proceeds benefit local youth and social service programs. Dress is Tahoe casual with spring flair.Recycle used tiresFree for a limited time, first and third Saturdays, through June 2012 at the Eastern Regional Landfill, Cabin Creek Road, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring as many as nine tires per vehicle, passenger car, SUV, and light tires only (no tractor/heavy equipment tires; no rims; no business tires). For information call Town of Truckee, Solid Waste andamp; Recycling Division at 530-582-2909 or email Ndorr@townoftruckee.com; Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal, Eastern Regional Landfill 530-583-0148; Placer County Environmental Engineering, 530-889-6846 or email email@example.com. Funded by a grant from the California Department of Resources, Recovery and Recycling.Construction law seminarTuesday, May 8, attorney Jim Porter will present a construction law seminar at 6 p.m. in the Truckee Donner P.U.D. Board Room located at 11570 Donner Pass Road. “It’s free and if nothing else, I’ll give them their money’s worth,” quipped Porter. This seminar is designed for contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners. Questions and answers follow the one hour-plus program. Topics include liens, contracts and all things construction related including new forms mandated by a complete re-write of California’s mechanics’ lien law effective July 1, 2012. The seminar is a public service of the Tahoe Truckee Bar Association and the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe. Donations go to the Bar Association’s scholarship program. Contact Jim Porter at 530-587-2002 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Dog Training Classes at Savvy Dog Training and Education CenterCalling dogs of all ages. Puppy Socialization and Adult Manners/Basic Obedience classes are starting Wednesday May 9. Puppy II- Basic Manners for older pups starts Thursday, May 17. Other upcoming classes include Intro to Nosework and My Dog Can Do That — Teaching Tricks. Find more information about all classes on-line at www.thesavvydog.net or call 530-448-9808. Instructor Carla Brown, CPDT is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for the AKC. The Savvy Dog Training and Education Center is located at 11448 Deerfield Drive, C-1 in the Deerfield Plaza by Truckee Bagel in Truckee. North Tahoe Arts call for artistsWith the summer months just ahead North Tahoe Arts issues a Call to Artists for a themed exhibit in June.“Art andamp; Solstice” is a summer inspired exhibit; sunny days, new beginnings, summer fun, summer flowers, lake activities, beach going and the anticipation of what summer brings. All mediums welcome. Please send three photos on CD, or email jpegs of at least 300 DPI for the exhibit committee to consider along with price range of work. Label your CDs with title of exhibit. Deadline is May 18 by noon. Application is available at www.northtahoearts.com or email email@example.com. Call 530-581-2787, mail P.O. Box 6354, Tahoe City, CA 96145. North Tahoe Arts is located at 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, which will be buzzing with June events.Rebel Fitness Academy presentsMountain High BNI and Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Mixer at Rebel fitness Academy, Thursday, May 10, 5-7 p.m. on 12277 Soaring Way in the Truckee Airport Business Park. Rebel Fitness Academy will be offering membership specials for attendees who join for one month, six months and a full year at the May 10 mixer. Discounts ranging from $100 to $199 and value-added incentives up to $300 may be just the motivation you need to get fit for bikini wearing summer days, hiking, cycling and the activities you love most!Wear comfortable clothes and expect to get your heart rate up and legs moving during friendly competitions. Winners will walk away with a little more Rebel spirit and one of the most fit may even win one month of unlimited access to Rebel Fitness Academy.Find out how hydrated you are at the Hydration Station and get a taste of Rebel’s whole body fitness philosophy by talking with owners Ryan and Sarah Egan and their incredible trainers.Refreshments will be provided by Mountain High BNI and feature culinary delights by Kris Phaivane’s Ninjalicious. Tunes will be heard from Tahoe Audio Visions’s sound system. More than 40 businesses will showcase their service and offer incredible raffle prizes on May 10. For a complete list of Mountain High BNI members, visit bnicv.com/ca-sacramento-mountain-high-bni.Contact Rebel Fitness Academy at 530-550-7777 and find them online at rebelfitnessacademy.com and www.facebook.com/RebelFitnessAcademy.Adopt-a-Stream Snapshot DaySnapshot Day is May 12. One of the four annual Adopt-a-Stream monitoring days is coordinated with a statewide water quality monitoring day called Snapshot Day. Snapshot Day is the one day each year when the water quality of the entire Tahoe-Truckee watershed is measured simultaneously providing a “snapshot” of the water quality of the region.Join hundreds of regional volunteers on May 12 and help take a snapshot of the water quality for the entire Tahoe-Truckee watershed to kick off our monitoring season. Registration is required for Snapshot Day, visit www.truckeeriverwc.org for information. Truckee Watershed Council, firstname.lastname@example.org or 530-550-8760.All About Art, call for artistsProducer and host Nina Ski of “All About Art,” a 10-year aired program on TTCTV Channel 6, Community Access T.V. in Truckee is now accepting artists of all and any medium to be profiled. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your information to mass people.All About Art is a is a 30-minute weekly program aired five times during the weekend in the Lake Tahoe community.Artists are profiled using the basic 5ws: Who, what, where, when and why? Then a demonstration is performed as applicable. The show is a lot of fun and more than 200 produced shows have been successful on “pertnear” every subject. All About Art has added a twist, offering the artist an opportunity to film on location or in the studio at Truckee High School. All artists are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please feel free to call or email with questions or to schedule a time to meet. Contact Nina Ski at email@example.com or 530-587-2650.
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