Send us your newsContent 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.Act! Sing! Dance!Announcing an exciting musical theater workshop for all ages offered through the Recreation and Parks District July 27 through Sept. 30.Participants will perform in many different numbers from popular Broadway musicals like “Oliver,” “The Sound of Music,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” and more. Two times and ages to be offered: Fridays, 3:45-5:45 p.m. for children entering first through eighth grades, and Fridays, 6-8 p.m. for teens in high school and adults. Rehearsals will be held at the Community Recreation Center. Most costumes will be provided, and participants will receive a CD with numbers from the show for practice.Instructor Courtney Simson can work around summer vacation plans. Fee for the 10-week workshop and two performances is $150. Call the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Parks District at 530-582-7720, or register at www.registration.tdrpd.com.Imagine No Malaria benefit concert at Donner LakeJoin Church of the Mountains for a concert to benefit “Imagine No Malaria” July 29, 6-7:45 p.m. at the West End Beach of Donner Lake. Music is provided by award winning singer/songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine whose song “Fly” recently won “Song of the Year” by the West Coast Song Writers Association. The music is free and donations will benefit the “Imagine No Malaria” foundation. Malaria is a treatable and beatable disease, yet is killing a child every 60 seconds in Africa. The United Methodist Church, World Health Organization, United Nations Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Fund and others are working together to wipe out Malaria by 2015. For more information on Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church visit www.churchofthemountains.com.Kings Beach Library to present Musical Robot2 Jasons take their lively ensemble of ukulele and drums to the Kings Beach Library, Tuesday, July 31 at 1 p.m.Both Jasons have been performing for the last 20 years as musicians, thespians, and puppeteers. Jason Long is an award-winning playwright who spent several years performing with the Blue Man Group, and Jason Adair is an award-winning parenting columnist who spent several years performing with Puppet Art Theater. Their act is designed to get kids singing and dancing. Kings Beach Library, 301 Secline St., Kings Beach, 530-546-2021.Call to Artists extended for SeptemberNorth Tahoe Arts is looking for artistic participants for two different and exciting exhibits for the month of September 2012. In the Main Gallery will be an exhibit, “Adornment,” featuring fashions and accessories for men, women and children or a facsimile of it in 2D or 3D art; diversity in mediums encouraged. This is a great opportunity to showcase a fall line and or new designs, photographs, painting, fabric art, etc. In the Corison Loft Gallery is “Bits andamp; Pieces,” a mosaic and sculpture exhibit, also 2D or 3D art. Both exhibits opening reception is on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. All mediums welcome. Applications, subject to a jury committee, are available at www.northtahoearts.com or email to email@example.com. Deadline is Aug. 3 by noon, please read application instructions.Summer Biathlon Clinic for KidsThe National Summer Biathlon Championships are coming to Tahoe this August. The Auburn Ski Club is offering a Kid’s Biathlon Clinic on Sunday July 29 so youngsters can give biathlon a try before the Nationals event, 10 a.m.-noon and is open to beginners and improvers. Children will have the opportunity to shoot a biathlon rifle (22 caliber) after receiving a safety class. Coaching, rifles and ammunition are provided. Parents must register their children prior to the clinic and sign a liability waiver on the day. Open to ages 8-18 years. Visit www.auburnskiclub.org/biathlon.The Auburn Ski Club will host the Summer National Biathlon Championships on Aug. 24-26 at it’s training center on Donner Summit (next to Boreal Resort). There will also be a Youth Race and adult Novice Race during the Championships on Saturday, Aug. 25.Antiques Road Show representative to visit TruckeeJohn Humphries, radio talk show host and Antiques Road Show appraiser will be in the Truckee PUD board room, Monday, July 30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Please call Barbara Green to schedule an appointment at 530-587-0140. Humphries will offer appraisals and information for a nominal fee per item, and if response is positive, may return to the area.Sierra Cosmetic Laser Spa to hostbenefits of massage evening Stress is a part of life. Work, money, family commitments, relationships, school and a multitude of other factors can all add to the stress of everyday life. The human body physically manifests stress in ways that most people do not even realize. Experts estimate that ninety percent of disease is stress related. On Tuesday, July 31, 5 p.m., Sierra Cosmetic Laser resident masseuse Donna Pooley will lead a free informational and interactive presentation on the very real benefits of massage. Wine and light appetizers will be provided. Sierra Cosmetic Laser offers laser, spa services, Botox, fillers and more at their one-stop day spa just above Burger Me!, 10448 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. Visit sierracosmeticlaser.com, call 530-587-0198 or “Like” Sierra Cosmetic Laser and Spa on Facebook.Weekly Al-Anon meetings in TruckeeAre you concerned about someone’s drinking? Get help. Weekly Al-Anon meetings in Truckee are held Monday, 7-8 p.m., Church of the Mountains, 10069 Church St., Truckee and Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Your anonymity is protected at all times. For other meetings in area call 775-348-7103 (English) or 775-384-4485 (Espanol) or visit www.al-anon.alateen.org.1940s Placer High Picnic announcedA 1940s reunion picnic will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Auburn Recreation Park. All 1940s alumni and guests are invited to attend. All reservations must be received no later than Aug. 10, 2012. Cost $20 per person. Call 530-885-3538 for reservation forms and additional information.Lake Tahoe Shakes love the ladiesFriday nights are ladies’ nights at The Lake. What more could a woman want? A wine tasting with three or more friends followed by an extraordinary Shakespeare performance on a beautiful beach at Sand Harbor ... all at a discounted rate ... say no more!Join the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival every Friday night this season for a tasting of the finest selections of wine and a ticket to The Two Gentlemen of Verona. For $45, ladies enjoy an Upper/Side Gallery seat, three generous wine pours (in the on-site tasting area, the StageSide Tap and Tasting Room) and a commemorative wine glass to mark the occasion. For only $15 more ($60 total), sit in the Lower Gallery Reserved seats. For tickets, call 1-800-74-SHOWS. This offer is only available by phone for groups of four or more ladies. Walk-ups are always welcome, must be 21 or older to participate in any wine tasting.Squaw Valley offers free summertram tickets to active duty militarySquaw Valley will offer free Aerial Tram tickets to active duty members of the military this summer seven days a week, including holidays. Show proof of active duty status to Squaw Valley’s Tickets and Season Pass Center to redeem their Tram tickets. Once at High Camp, guests may enjoy mountaintop activities such as paintball, roller skating, hiking, disc golf, swimming and poolside dining (some activities require additional tickets). Visit squaw.com.
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