April 19, 2005
The bi-monthly Play and Learn Group has been extended through May. This free playgroup provides play/craft activities and healthy snacks for children and education, networking and support for their parents.
The next group will meet Wednesday and the topic is “Problem Solving: Learn an easy technique to help resolve common problems with your kids.” The May topics will be “Continuing your growth as a parent: What do you need to be the best parent you can be?” on May 4 and “Literacy Party: Learn fun ways to increase early literacy skills and help your children become life long readers” on May 18.
The Play and Learn Group takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Head Start Tahoe Center, 1286 Kyburz Ave. Drop-ins are welcome. Come join us for friends, play and parenting solutions. Call Carol at Choices for Children at (530) 541-5848.
Choices for Children, in collaboration with the El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council Special Advisory Committee, is sponsoring the classes.
Cancer support group to meet
The South Lake Tahoe Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The next meeting will be this week.
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It’s an opportunity for meeting other women who are breast cancer survivors, share information and support. The members help each other through a very difficult time in their lives, no matter what stage of the disease they are in.
Judi Sparrow, a breast cancer survivor, will be the facilitator. For more information contact her at (775) 586-1066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taste wine with the Democrats
Douglas County Democratic Women will sponsor a Wine Tasting Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The event will be hosted by Home Treasures, 911 Topsy Lane in the Carson Valley Plaza.
The cost is $10 at the door. Come taste a variety of wines and delicious appetizers while shopping the Home Treasures store. This benefits scholarships and books committee for Douglas County students and other DCDW projects. Call Cindy Trigg at (775) 338-1561.
Golf tourney to help kids club
Lakeside Inn & Casino will host a golf tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe on May 15. Registration for the Spring Scramble is currently underway at The Gift Shop at Lakeside. The $80 fee includes golf at Eagle Valley West, awards banquet and raffle at Lakeside.
Sign up as a single, with a partner, or as a foursome. The golf tournament provides an opportunity to support the youth of our community. Call Pam Wheeler at (775) 586-7707.