Free mountain gardening classesfrom Villager NurseryPlanting Fruit Trees in a Sustainable Garden, Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m.-noon. This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you need to know to successfully plant and grow fruit trees in our mountain climate. Will be held at the Truckee Community Garden behind the Truckee Regional Park.Bio-Active Fertilizers, Saturday, June 9, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Join Zinda Coburn from Dr. Earth Fertilizers and Soils for an illuminating talk on “what’s alive inside” — why soil biology is so important, and how they put it in a box of Dr. Earth. Will be held at the Villager, 10678 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.For more information on classes or gardening, call the Villager at 530-587-0771.Soroptimist Wine andamp; Restaurant FaireSoroptimist International of Truckee-Donner, a global volunteer organization of business and professional women dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls, is pleased to announce the 38th year of its main fundraiser, the Wine andamp; Restaurant Faire., Saturday, June 2, 5-7:30 p.m. at Coyote Moon, 10685 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee.It is the oldest and one of the best wine tasting events in the region, supporting the Truckee-Donner community by contributing funds to Truckee High School scholarships, youth education programs, families and children in need and senior programs. Last year SITD (Soroptimist International of Truckee-Donner) raised more than $20,000 dedicating 100 percent of all proceeds to supporting these and many other critical programs. The SITD Wine andamp; Restaurant Faire is known as a wonderful evening filled with leading wines from across California as well as a diverse offering of culinary favorites to inspire the ultimate experience. Topping off the evening is both a silent and live auction with gifts, services and prizes promised to pique many interests. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. All proceeds from both ticket sales and raffles prizes benefit high school scholarships as well as other educational and service programs. Tickets are available at Dickson Realty, Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce, Truckee Physical Therapy and at the door. For more information contact Sandy Horn at 530-414-0449.Junior Golf Day at Old GreenwoodTruckee -Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is hosting a Junior Golf Day for ages 6-14 at Old Greenwood Golf Course, off Interstate 80 at 12915 Fairway Drive, Truckee, June 3, 2-5 p.m. Spend a day in the sun with other junior golfers and local pros from Old Greenwood and Truckee High School golf coach, for instruction, games and activities related to golf. Beginners are welcome and you do not need clubs to attend. There will be a raffle for prizes and parents are welcome to attend the complimentary golf clinics. Fee is $10 and you can pay at the event of pre-register at the Community Center, located at 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Call 530-582-7720.
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