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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. E-mail for print submissions may be 150 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.

Registration opening at A+

A+ Preschool 2013-14 new student registration is open. A+ Preschool is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. throughout the school year. Pick up registration forms Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. or at www.tahoeministries.com. A+ is an educational preschool for 3 and 4-year-old children. Their goal is to prepare children for kindergarten. They offer a full-day program as well as half-day mornings and half-day afternoons. A+ picks up at Tahoe Community Nursery School, with school district bus service from Tahoe State Preschool.

Check them out at 390 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City. Contact director Nell Jackson at 530-583-1534 for more information.

Catch “Best of Broadway!”

Colorful costumes, resounding voices and contagious songs fill the Truckee High School theater as the hard work of 30 students comes to fruition in “Best of Broadway!”

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students and seniors, at the Community Recreation Center. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. on May 16, 17 and 18 at 11725 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Intermission features a bake sale, and a raffle with 100 percent of proceeds benefitting the Drama Club. Call 530-386-1929.

Tahoe-Truckee Flyfishers to meet

As part of the Tahoe-Truckee Fly Fishers’ ongoing programs welcoming both novice and newly arrived fly anglers, a presentation with Ralph Wood, long-time fly fishing guide, will be featured after a brief meeting, Thursday evening, May 16, 6-8 p.m., Truckee Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Ralph’s talk will be on the North Fork of the Yuba River. Ralph will discuss the various areas of the river and where to look for fish. He will also discuss the major hatches including golden stones, PMD’s and October Caddis and how the water levels affect the fishing.

Ralph will also discuss the tributaries of the North Yuba including Lavazzola Creek, Haypress Creek, Salmon Creek and Pauley Creek. All are welcome to attend. Visit www.ttff.net for more information about the group.

Kids on the Move: Kids’ Day

May 18, at the Family Resource Center of Truckee and The KidZone Museum, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free Family Resource Faire and grand opening of the brand new KidZone exhibit! Kids activities, food trucks, helicopters, raffle and prizes, police cars, fire trucks and music. For more information, call 530-587-2513.

This event is not sponsored or approved by the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District or any schools of the District.

Retrace the First Transcontinental Railroad

A presentation by photographer Richard Koenig who has retraced the path of the First Transcontinental Railroad taking photographs of iconic scenes along the way. His panoramic photographs and commentary will be of interest to the general public as well as history and railroad buffs. Presented by the Truckee Donner Railroad, the presentation is free but donations are welcome. Saturday, May 18, 7-9 p.m., Truckee Tahoe Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee. For info email ddavis@ltol.com or visit www.truckeedonnerrailroadsociety.com.

Adult softball announced

The Tahoe City Parks and Recreation is currently accepting team registrations for summer softball leagues. Men’s, women’s, and various level of co-ed leagues are available for all skill levels. If you want to hammer home runs and get dirty sliding into home or if you just want to enjoy a low-key evening on the ball field, there is a league for you. Free agent registrations are being accepted for those looking for a team to join as well as for those teams looking for a few more players.

For registration and free agent forms visit www.tcpud.org/parksrec or www.teamsideline.com/tahoecity. For more information on leagues or to register contact Shaun, recreation supervisor for the Tahoe City Parks and Recreation Department, at 530-583-3440, ext. 14.

Register for Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District camps

Camp Trudaca for grades first through fifth meets at the Truckee River Regional Park. Activities include arts and crafts, organized games, water play, and nature activities. Registration is Saturday, May 18 at the Community Recreation Center. Adventure Camp for grades fourth through sixth and meets at Community Arts Center offering sports, games, swimming and trips to Wild Island, Pump it up, and miniature golf. Registration is open now.

Camp Rad 2013 is the Adventure Camp with daily trips including kayaking, water parks, paintball to white water rafting with special three-day overnight excursions. Certified staff members will be on hand. Registration is open.

Camps the young ones are Little Stars Preschool Camp, ages 2-3 and Summer Superstar Preschool Camp for ages 3-5. Registration starts on May 20 for current families; May 28 for new families. Call 530-582-7720 or visit www.tdrpd.org.

North Tahoe High School’s

Senior Fashion Show May 31

The annual fashion show continues a long-running tradition in which the seniors will be the stars of the show, walking the runway in amazing outfits from local clothing stores. This year’s theme is “Hollywood”!

This event is the final fundraiser for Project Grad, which provides a safe and sober way for seniors to celebrate this great milestone.

The evening will include a silent auction/raffle, and refreshments, which the senior families will have provided. Help the seniors enjoy their “last hurrah” before graduating North Tahoe High School!

Tickets can be purchased from the seniors,or at The Store in Tahoe City. Adults are $15, and kids are $5 each. Raffle tickets will be available as well at $1 each or six for $5.

The event will take place at the NTHS Auditorium on Friday, May 31, 7 p.m.

Tahoe City Golf Course pictures wanted

The Tahoe City Public Utility District is seeking help from the public to create a photo history of the Tahoe City Golf Course.

Any photographs the public may have from when the Tahoe City Golf Course was established in 1917 to present are welcomed. Hard copies of photographs are preferred along with a caption, but electronic copies will be accepted. The TCPUD will scan each photograph received and return it to its owner within two weeks of receipt. Any electronic submissions can be sent to tcgc-history@tcpud.org.

If you have any questions or historical information about the course, please contact Kelli Twomey, director of resource development and community relations, at 530-583-3796, ext. 21.

A morning with Alpine Meadows’ native birds

Join naturalist and ornithologist Warren Bray as he introduces us to the secret world of the birds who live in the meadows and creekside trees of Alpine Meadows, on Saturday, June 8, 8 a.m. in the meadow area next to the corner of Snowcrest and Alpine Meadows Road. Please bring your field glasses and wear sturdy walking shoes or boots — the Bear Creek meadows can still be wet and marshy. Remember to bring insect repellent. Hats or caps with bills for shade are recommended. Contact Pam at the Alpine Springs Water District office for last-minute changes due to weather or for additional information at 530-583-2342, ext. 11. Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. E-mail for print submissions may be 150 words. Items published in the print edition news space permitting.

Registration opening at A+

A+ Preschool 2013-14 new student registration is open. A+ Preschool is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. throughout the school year. Pick up registration forms Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. or at www.tahoeministries.com. A+ is an educational preschool for 3 and 4-year-old children. Their goal is to prepare children for kindergarten. They offer a full-day program as well as half-day mornings and half-day afternoons. A+ picks up at Tahoe Community Nursery School, with school district bus service from Tahoe State Preschool.

Check them out at 390 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City. Contact director Nell Jackson at 530-583-1534 for more information.

Catch “Best of Broadway!”

Colorful costumes, resounding voices and contagious songs fill the Truckee High School theater as the hard work of 30 students comes to fruition in “Best of Broadway!”

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students and seniors, at the Community Recreation Center. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. on May 16, 17 and 18 at 11725 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Intermission features a bake sale, and a raffle with 100 percent of proceeds benefitting the Drama Club. Call 530-386-1929.

Tahoe-Truckee Flyfishers to meet

As part of the Tahoe-Truckee Fly Fishers’ ongoing programs welcoming both novice and newly arrived fly anglers, a presentation with Ralph Wood, long-time fly fishing guide, will be featured after a brief meeting, Thursday evening, May 16, 6-8 p.m., Truckee Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Ralph’s talk will be on the North Fork of the Yuba River. Ralph will discuss the various areas of the river and where to look for fish. He will also discuss the major hatches including golden stones, PMD’s and October Caddis and how the water levels affect the fishing.

Ralph will also discuss the tributaries of the North Yuba including Lavazzola Creek, Haypress Creek, Salmon Creek and Pauley Creek. All are welcome to attend. Visit www.ttff.net for more information about the group.

Kids on the Move: Kids’ Day

May 18, at the Family Resource Center of Truckee and The KidZone Museum, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free Family Resource Faire and grand opening of the brand new KidZone exhibit! Kids activities, food trucks, helicopters, raffle and prizes, police cars, fire trucks and music. For more information, call 530-587-2513.

This event is not sponsored or approved by the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District or any schools of the District.

Retrace the First Transcontinental Railroad

A presentation by photographer Richard Koenig who has retraced the path of the First Transcontinental Railroad taking photographs of iconic scenes along the way. His panoramic photographs and commentary will be of interest to the general public as well as history and railroad buffs. Presented by the Truckee Donner Railroad, the presentation is free but donations are welcome. Saturday, May 18, 7-9 p.m., Truckee Tahoe Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee. For info email ddavis@ltol.com or visit www.truckeedonnerrailroadsociety.com.

Adult softball announced

The Tahoe City Parks and Recreation is currently accepting team registrations for summer softball leagues. Men’s, women’s, and various level of co-ed leagues are available for all skill levels. If you want to hammer home runs and get dirty sliding into home or if you just want to enjoy a low-key evening on the ball field, there is a league for you. Free agent registrations are being accepted for those looking for a team to join as well as for those teams looking for a few more players.

For registration and free agent forms visit www.tcpud.org/parksrec or www.teamsideline.com/tahoecity. For more information on leagues or to register contact Shaun, recreation supervisor for the Tahoe City Parks and Recreation Department, at 530-583-3440, ext. 14.

Register for Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District camps

Camp Trudaca for grades first through fifth meets at the Truckee River Regional Park. Activities include arts and crafts, organized games, water play, and nature activities. Registration is Saturday, May 18 at the Community Recreation Center. Adventure Camp for grades fourth through sixth and meets at Community Arts Center offering sports, games, swimming and trips to Wild Island, Pump it up, and miniature golf. Registration is open now.

Camp Rad 2013 is the Adventure Camp with daily trips including kayaking, water parks, paintball to white water rafting with special three-day overnight excursions. Certified staff members will be on hand. Registration is open.

Camps the young ones are Little Stars Preschool Camp, ages 2-3 and Summer Superstar Preschool Camp for ages 3-5. Registration starts on May 20 for current families; May 28 for new families. Call 530-582-7720 or visit www.tdrpd.org.

North Tahoe High School’s

Senior Fashion Show May 31

The annual fashion show continues a long-running tradition in which the seniors will be the stars of the show, walking the runway in amazing outfits from local clothing stores. This year’s theme is “Hollywood”!

This event is the final fundraiser for Project Grad, which provides a safe and sober way for seniors to celebrate this great milestone.

The evening will include a silent auction/raffle, and refreshments, which the senior families will have provided. Help the seniors enjoy their “last hurrah” before graduating North Tahoe High School!

Tickets can be purchased from the seniors,or at The Store in Tahoe City. Adults are $15, and kids are $5 each. Raffle tickets will be available as well at $1 each or six for $5.

The event will take place at the NTHS Auditorium on Friday, May 31, 7 p.m.

Tahoe City Golf Course pictures wanted

The Tahoe City Public Utility District is seeking help from the public to create a photo history of the Tahoe City Golf Course.

Any photographs the public may have from when the Tahoe City Golf Course was established in 1917 to present are welcomed. Hard copies of photographs are preferred along with a caption, but electronic copies will be accepted. The TCPUD will scan each photograph received and return it to its owner within two weeks of receipt. Any electronic submissions can be sent to tcgc-history@tcpud.org.

If you have any questions or historical information about the course, please contact Kelli Twomey, director of resource development and community relations, at 530-583-3796, ext. 21.

A morning with Alpine Meadows’ native birds

Join naturalist and ornithologist Warren Bray as he introduces us to the secret world of the birds who live in the meadows and creekside trees of Alpine Meadows, on Saturday, June 8, 8 a.m. in the meadow area next to the corner of Snowcrest and Alpine Meadows Road. Please bring your field glasses and wear sturdy walking shoes or boots — the Bear Creek meadows can still be wet and marshy. Remember to bring insect repellent. Hats or caps with bills for shade are recommended. Contact Pam at the Alpine Springs Water District office for last-minute changes due to weather or for additional information at 530-583-2342, ext. 11.


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