INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Can you feel it? The annual charge of kids back to school is happening. Many of the schools down in the lower elevations started this week and Incline begins on Monday. Watch for children and expect to see more out and about on our streets.Even if you do not have children going back to school, you can help Incline Schools receive a little extra cash. Go to https://apps.facebook.com/givewithtarget/schools/99971 and vote for an Incline school. For every 25 votes received, Target awards the school principal a $25 gift card. Thanks for supporting our local schools.Time is running out to attend the annual PEO Taste of Incline from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at The Chateau. In case you need a reason to attend other than great food and wine, one of the live auction items is a 2002 bottle of Chateau Lafite Rothschild! Hurry to get your tickets as this event sells out early. Tickets can be purchased at the Potlatch or by calling 775-831-8330.Get ready for Dog Day in the Park on Sept. 8 at the North Tahoe Regional Park. Raffle tickets are also available and you need not be present to win a great prize. For information call Pam at 530-546-4770 or email dogdayinthepark.tahoe@gmail. Don’t forget the town hall meeting to hear the Community Assessment report prepared by the Nevada Rural Development Council. It is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at The Chateau.At last we have some bowling news. The following ladies all placed in the 2012 Women’s Championships held in June at the Bowling Stadium: Beth Lyons, Millie Carter, Debbie Burgoyne, Ursula Lipkowitz, Patti Smevik, Teri Fitzpatrick and Leanne Thorne. Congratulations ladies!Happy anniversary to Guy and Linda Burge.Birthdays to celebrate this week: Elise Gut on Aug. 12; Allison Eybel on Aug. 13; Dee Carey and Alexandra Joudon on Aug. 16; Cathy Jo Johnson, Steve Kellerhouse, Joseph Mietzel and Jessica Saar on Aug. 17, Agapito Cabrerra Bernal, Connor Long, Liz Paganelli and Erin Swanson on Aug. 18; Katie Brunel, Kari Ferguson, Perri Finch and Svata Trossen on Aug. 19; Michael Fernandez and Charles Jensen on Aug. 21.If you want a great deal or steal, Monday will be the day. Head to any of your favorite beaches, trails or other Tahoe spot and enjoy. It is the first day of school in Incline and adults can reclaim the village.As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries and news along with the best deals and steals you can find to firstname.lastname@example.org.