June 11, 2007
The Lake Tahoe Historical Museum, 3058 Lake Tahoe Blvd., is open for the summer through Labor Day weekend. The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Memorabilia depicting historic Lake Tahoe as well as books, videos and other media are available for purchase. Copies of photos in the archives can be ordered.
Come and enjoy a stroll down Tahoe’s memory lane.
SRC to sponsor yard sale
Sierra Recovery Center will sponsor a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30 at 1137 Emerald Bay Road.
Donations of items in good condition can be made by calling Kim at (530) 541-5190 to arrange for pick-up or delivery of donated items. All donations are tax deductible and are greatly appreciated.
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Proceeds from the sale will benefit Sierra Recovery Center in its ongoing effort to provide continuous and compassionate recovery to individuals and families affected by addictive behavior.
STHS concerts this week
South Tahoe High School instrumental music and choral students will present a two-night extravaganza Wednesday and Thursday in the STHS Little Theater.
The string orchestra and the symphonic band will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a combination of popular tunes including “Blue Moon” and “007” conducted by A.J. Jimenez.
The 2007 Tahoe Show Choir and the STHS school choir will perform a vocal salute to Broadway at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The choirs, led by Bob Grant, will sing excerpts from Smoky Joe’s Café including “Stand by Me” and “Hound Dog. Other featured musical selection include songs from “Phantom,” “Les Miserable” and “High School Musical.” The performance will also include tap dancing and piano playing.
Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 for students and seniors. Super ASB card holders and children under 12 will be admitted free of charge. For more information call (530) 541-4111.
Diabetes Support Group to meet
The Diabetes Support Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Barton Memorial Hospital board room. Guest speaker Tamara Force, a licensed clinical social worker, will provide tips for stress busting diabetes management. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Living with diabetes can be challenging. The Diabetes Support Group is a private, confidential format committed to providing education and encouragement for persons, families and friends with diabetes of all ages. Anyone who would like more information on diabetes is also welcome.
For more information call (530) 543-5548 or e-mail VMcKenna@BartonHealth.org.
Red Cross team to meet Wednesday
The South Lake Tahoe Team of the American Red Cross meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The next scheduled meeting will be this Wednesday.
Anyone interested in helping serve the community is welcome. For more information call Sharon Marlowe at (530) 542-4972; e-mail email@example.com; or visit the Web site at http://www.laketahoeredcross.org. Donations may be sent to ARC, Lake Tahoe, P.O. Box 94, Pollock Pines, CA 95726-0094.
Entertainers sought for variety show
Entertainers – including singers, dancers, musicians and comedians of all ages – are wanted for a variety show, USO style, which will be performed Aug. 25 at the Lake Tahoe Community College Duke Theater.
People who are interested in performing are asked to come to the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., from 4 to 6 p.m. each Tuesday. If music is required for their act, they are asked to bring a CD, tape cassette or a pianist with sheet music to accompany them.
In addition, costumes in the form of military uniforms and clothes from the 1940s and ’50s and other times when the U.S. was involved in wars are needed.
Proceeds from the performance will go to benefit activities at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, which is used by many groups in the community. For more information call Ethel Aubrey at (530) 577-5767 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP potluck at Senior Center
Everyone 50 and older is invited to attend the AARP potluck and business meeting at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Everyone should bring a potluck dish to share with six to eight people and their own place setting.
Heather Laloement of Barton Hospital Home Health and Hospice Services will talk about what services are available at Lake Tahoe. For more information about the chapter call Rolf Bonsack, president, at (530) 541-5777.
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