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Senior center to host Saturday Night Bingo

South Lake Tahoe Senior Center will host Saturday Night Bingo on Oct. 19.

Everyone 18 and older is invited to play. Doors will open at 4 p.m.; game packs will be sold at 4:30 p.m.; early bird games will begin at 5 p.m. and regular games will start at 5:30 p.m. Free refreshments will be available to players. The event is a fundraiser, so activities can be held at the center.

The center is located at 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. For more information, call Sandra or Mike at 530-600-0131.

Austin’s House hosts annual Appeal for Kids campaign

Austin’s House, an emergency children’s shelter located near the Douglas County/Carson City border, has opened its 2013 Appeal for Kids.

The Appeal for Kids is a giving campaign to help sustain the 10-bedroom facility, which opened in September 2007. Austin’s House takes care of children in crisis who must be removed from their homes, according to a press release. Donations benefit the organization by helping with payroll to staff and paying for insurances, groceries and utilities. The facility hopes to raise $40,000 this year.

For information or to make a donation, contact Austin’s House at 775-267-6711 or visit http://www.austinshouse.org.

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