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Support Tahoe Olympians
Show your support for local Olympians at the North Lake Tahoe Visitor Center in Tahoe City, 100 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, Jan. 31. Celebrate Tahoe City raised Olympians and their families. Community members are encouraged to come out for the “Go USA/North Tahoe” group photo at 3 p.m. Following the community photo, there will be a reception. Sponsored by the Tahoe City Public Utility District and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association.
Winter skin care open house
To celebrate the New Year, the winter season and winter skin awareness, Abbey Rockey-Scott, aesthetic RN at Sierra Cosmetic Laser will host a winter skin care open house Jan. 31, 4-6 p.m. Wine and light appetizers will be served at the free event.
B-12 injections will be offered for $10 to attendees. Pariticpants may enter a drawing for a free laser treatment with Abbey at up to a $300 value. Sierra Cosmetic Laser is located at 10448 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. For more information visit sierracosmeticlaser.com, call 530-587-0198 or “Like” Sierra Cosmetic Laser and Spa on Facebook.
Sensory snowshoe hikes
Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Engage your senses while exploring nature away from the crowds with Tahoe Trips. An invigorating snowshoe hike immersed in the great outdoors. The Sensory Snowshoe Hike is suitable for all ages and abilities. Tahoe Trips will provide snowshoes, poles and knowledgeable guides. Hot breakfast, snacks and hot beverages included. Cost is $80 per person, visit tahoetrips.com/trip/sensory-snowshoe-hike or call 530-587-2251.
Wedding Faire meet and mingle
Squaw Valley and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association welcome brides-to-be to the North Lake Tahoe Wedding Faire at Squaw Valley, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Future brides can check out local businesses including bakeries, florists, musicians, photographers, venues, event coordinators and wedding rentals.
The Wedding Faire will take place in Squaw’s Olympic Village Lodge. Admission is free, and the first 100 brides and grooms to pre-register online will receive an automatic entry into a grand raffle prize of seven nights of accommodations in their choice of Costa Rica, Kaui, St. Maarten or Spain. Raffle tickets for the drawings will also be on sale at the event. For more information visit www.Squaw.com.
Analyzing avalanche reports
Learn to properly interpret the avalanche report and make smart decisions in the backcountry Feb. 4, 5-8 p.m., TMS, 8331 North Lake Blvd. and North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 North Lake Blvd., Kings Beach. Event is free and open to the public. All raffle proceeds and a portion of sales will benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center.
Representatives from the Sierra Avalanche Center will lead a presentation about how to properly read and interpret the avalanche report. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss technical and situational issues that arise in the field to create a good platform for safe backcountry decision. There will be a HUGE raffle at this event and everybody is sure to walk away with something. Join the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Adventure Group and connect with Tahoe Mountain Sports at www.meetup.com/LakeTahoeOutdoorAdventureGroup/events/161146902/
Healthcare information and enrollment workshops
The scheduled events provide the public with information outlining The Affordable Care Act and the services offered in Placer and Nevada County. Learn about new healthcare coverage, ask questions, talk with Certified Covered California Enrollment Counselors, and obtain assistance with healthcare enrollment.
Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee Campus, 11001 College Trail, room 226, Feb. 6, 3-5 p.m.
Tahoe Forest Hospital Medical Office Building, 10956 Donner Pass Road, Ste. 230, Feb. 12, 7-10 a.m.
Take household tax returns, government issued identification, social security cards, and last three pay stubs.
Space is limited. Register now by calling the North Tahoe Family Resource Center at 530-546-0952.
This event is presented by the North Tahoe Family Resource Center, a Certified Covered California Outreach and Education Entity in collaboration with the Family Resource Center of Truckee, and Placer/Nevada County Health and Human Services.
Crab Lovers Night
Crab Lovers Night, Friday, Feb. 14, 6-8 p.m. The Rotary Club of Tahoe City will host an all-you-can eat crab dinner at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Dinner will include all-you-can-eat fresh Bay Area Dungeness crab, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. Entertainment provided by the NTHS Jazz Band beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $45 adults and $20 children 14 and under. For tickets (limited) mail check made out to Rotary Club of Tahoe City to Jim Cline, P.O. Box 1725, Kings Beach, CA 96143, or call 530-546-4840 for information. Please mail by Feb. 7.
Truckee Tahoe AirFair & Family Festival T-shirt art contest
The Truckee Tahoe AirFair & Family Festival (TTAF&FF) is hosting a T-shirt art contest for students 18-years-old or younger. Interested candidates must design a T-shirt for the 2014 “Women in Aviation” theme. The winning design will be put on all 2014 commemorative T-shirts, and the winner will be awarded $500. The winner will be mentioned online, in media announcements and acknowledged at the pre-event honorary dinner and AirFair. Application and design submission deadline is March 31, 2014.
The free Truckee Tahoe AirFair & Family Festival is funded by the Truckee Tahoe Airport. All proceeds from sponsorships, vendor booth sales, T-shirts sales and other incidentals go to Truckee North Lake Tahoe youth for educational, sports, and arts programs, scholarships and supplies. These monies also help toward the operational costs for free flights for the kids on Sunday, July 13 and KidZone Museum. The event is put on by volunteers from the nonprofit organizations: Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1073, Truckee Optimist Club and KidZone Museum.
For additional information and to download an application visit www.truckeetahoeairfair.com, or call KidZone Museum at 530-587-KIDS (5437).