South Shore briefs
April 28, 2014
Workers sought for primary election
The El Dorado County Election Department needs poll-workers in the South Lake Tahoe area for the upcoming Statewide Primary Election on Tuesday, June 3. At least six people are needed, Spanish speaking is also needed. The position is paid. Contact Barbara Dockter at the election department at 530-621-7471 to register.
"Chicago" dances into Northern Nevada
The Western Nevada Musical Theater Company brings the sizzling Broadway blockbuster, "Chicago," to Northern Nevada on weekends, May 9-18.
The show will play at the Carson City Community Center weekends, May 9 through 18. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. There is also a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, May 17.
Parental guidance is suggested. Individual show tickets cost $28 and $25, according to their location in the theater. Tickets to Chicago as well as discounted season tickets, which include November's exquisite production of My Fair Lady, are available at wnmtc.com or from ProTix at 866-977-6849. For more information, call 775-445-4249.
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Library computers to receive upgrade
The Douglas County Public Library in Zephyr Cove will close on May 1 for computer upgrades. The library will be open on April 30, but public computers will not be available. Call 775-588-6411 for assistance. Both libraries will resume regular schedules on Friday, May 2.
Line dance classes set
New line dance classes for all ages have relocated to the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center at 3050 Highway 50. Experienced Dance Instructor Michelle Langlois will help you get your exercise routine started with dances influenced by country western, rock, pop, and hip hop music. Classes start on Wednesday, may 7. Classes will run on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Drop ins are welcome. Cost $6. For more information call 530-409-0622.
Boys & Girls Club serves up healthy meals
The Boys and Girls Club Of Lake Tahoe has been designated as an open site, providing breakfast and lunch at no charge to all youth 18 and younger beginning June 16.
The program will run through Aug. 25. The program is funded through the Summer Food Service Program, a USDA/CDE funded program. The purpose of the Summer Food Service Program is to ensure that children receive a healthy meal during the summer when school is out. The program takes place at 1100 Lyons Ave. Breakfast is served 8-9 a.m. and lunch from 12-1 p.m. Call 530-542-0838 for more information.
Douglas GOP meeting May 8
The Douglas County Republican Central Committee will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8. A social hour will being at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Elks Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. All Republicans are welcome. For information, visit douglasgop.org or call 775-782-4467.
Give where you live and play
Bread & Broth will join hundreds of community non-profit organizations across the country Tuesday, May 6 in a one-day giving challenge, "Give Where You Live and Play". Residents of South Lake Tahoe can support Bread & Broth through the El Dorado Community Foundation's campaign to raise money that will help us provide a free, well-balanced, hot meal to all who come through our doors.
You can take part in this national challenge by giving locally with a tax-deductible donation to Bread & Broth by mailing a donation prior to May 1 to Bread & Broth, 1041 Lyons Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 with "Give Where You Live" in the memo section.
Arrange for a pickup of non-perishable food items and monetary donations with Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or on May 6, make a monetary donation by texting 55000 with Breadbroth in the message body (rates may apply).
Donate into Bread & Broth's account at any El Dorado Savings Bank. Go online to eldoradocf.org and click "Give Where You Live" and make a donation to Bread & Broth.
Drop off canned goods, non-perishable and monetary donations at St. Theresa Church's Grace Hall (1041 Lyons Ave.) between 8 a.m. to6 p.m.
For more information, visit us at Breadandbroth.org.
Auction offers chance to see Underwood, Mars
IfOnly.com is hosting an online auction, is auctioning of a Lake Tahoe experience for the Carrie Underwood and Bruno Mars concerts this summer. The website is auctioning off a chance to get two tickets to see Carrie Underwood on July 18. Guests get to meet Underwood backstage, take a photo with her, and get a one night stay at the Resort at Squaw Creek. The proceeds will benefit The American Red Cross.
The Bruno Mars concert features tickets to the sold out show on Aug. 14, plus a $1,000 shopping spree and a signed drum head from Bruno Mars.
To bid go to http://www.ifonly.com/Red-Cross-Events. The auctions end on April 26.