April 21, 2005
Early close for libraries Friday
The Douglas County Public Library in Minden and Zephyr Cove will close at noon Friday for the annual volunteer appreciation tea. Both libraries will resume their normal schedule on Saturday.
Pancake feast helps seniors
The South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., has scheduled a pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the center. The event is open to all ages and the cost is $3 for adults and $1 for children.
The price includes sausage, juice, coffee and all the pancakes you can eat. Proceeds from the event help sponsor senior activities at South Lake Tahoe. For more information call the senior center at (530) 542-6094.
Roberts House offers noon tea
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The Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St., Carson City, Nev., will offer a tea at noon Sunday for $15 per person. It will include scones with toppings, fresh fruit, desserts, sandwiches and other special items, plus tea.
A Mother’s Day Tea will take place at noon May 8 for $18 per person. This tea will include all the previously mentioned goodies – and more. A second tea is scheduled May 21.
Seating at all teas is limited and include a tour of the museum and exhibits. For reservations and more information call Paula Cannon at (775) 887-8865. Pre-paying your reservations ensures seating at the tea.
Clean up Fido; assist Whittell
Whittell High School cheerleaders and 2 Dogs & A Cat are planning a fund-raising dog wash from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and May 22, weather permitting. The event will take place at 2 Dogs & A Cat, The Village Center, 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
The cost is $10 and proceeds will go to the Whittell High School cheerleading squad, Douglas County Animal Shelter and El Dorado County Animal Shelter. Dogs and cats will be present that are available for adoption.
Adoptive parent group forms
Lilliput Children’s Services is offering a new support group for adoptive parents in its new South Lake Tahoe office, 2717 Lake Tahoe Blvd., No. 2.
The support group is open to all who have adopted or who are in the process of adopting. The group meets the fourth Monday of every month and the next meeting is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday. Child care is not available at this time.
To RSVP and for more information call Karen Russell at (530) 295-2385.
Cancer league luncheon slated
The South Lake Tahoe Cancer League’s luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. April 28 in the Creekside private dining room at Lake Tahoe Community College.
The Cancer League will honor their all-volunteer drivers at the luncheon meeting. Drivers transport cancer patients to doctor appointments and medical treatment facilities without cost to patients. Also on the agenda will be election of the league’s officers for 2005-06.
Cost of the luncheon is $10 and includes gratuity. Reservations are necessary. To make a reservation and for more information call (530) 573-1020 by noon April 26. Members, non-members and friends are welcome to participate in the league’s luncheon meetings.