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South Shore news briefs

Expert on historic bottles to speak

The Lake Tahoe Historical Society will present Mark Morris, historian and author of “Mark’s Bottles: 50 Years of Collecting,” from 2-4 p.m. April 12 at the History Museum, located at 3058 Lake Tahoe Blvd. He will speak on how to identify and date bottles. Each person in attendance may bring one old bottle.

The event is free for historical society members and $3 for non-members. Seating is limited, so call to reserve a seat at 530-541-5458.

Texas Hold ‘em games at TD senior center

The Tahoe-Douglas Senior Center offers Texas Hold ‘em games two days a week from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:15-3 p.m. Fridays and 2:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Buy-in is $5. For more information, call David at 530-600-1087.

The Tahoe-Douglas Senior Center is located at 885 Highway 50, Zephyr Cove.

Sugar pine plantings planned

The Sugar Pine Foundation has several family planting days planned in March and April. All are welcome to help. Gloves and shovels will be provided. Bring water and sunscreen.

Saturday, everyone is invited to participate from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in a planting with the Family Resource Center of South Lake Tahoe. Participants will meet at 1004 Myron Dr. in Glenbrook. Volunteers will plant sugar pines, eat lunch at the beach and play a fun game. The planting is sponsored by Liberty Utilities and The Arbor Day Foundation.

From 1-4 p.m. April 10, meet at the South Lake Tahoe Airport with students from the Boys & Girls Club of South Lake Tahoe. Volunteers will be planting on city land at the airport.

From 10 a.m.-noon April 13, volunteers will plant sugar pines with local SOS kids. Meet opposite the Lake Valley Fire Protection Station, just off of Pioneer Trail.

From 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24, join volunteers from Starbucks and the Hardrock Cafe at the Dreyfuss Estate.

On the southeast shore from 9:30 a.m.-noon April 27, join the Tahoe Douglas Rotarians as they plant sugar pine seedlings.

On the North Shore from 1-3:30 p.m. April 7, volunteers from the Truckee Rotarians along with other volunteers will plant sugar pines at the Waddle Ranch. Meet at Tahoe Truckee Airport to carpool. High clearance vehicles will be needed.

For more information, call Maria Mircheva at 650-814-9565 or go to Sugar Pine Foundation website at

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