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What’s Happening

The South Lake Tahoe branch of the American Association of University Women will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Teresa’s Parish Center.

Dr. David Borges, a local chiropractor, will present a slide/narrative program “The Silver State and The Civil War.” As a hobby, Dr. Borges has developed several programs of interest to history buffs as well as Tahoe area residents.

The meeting is open to all AAUW members and women interested in AAUW. An optional continental breakfast will be served for $4. Respond by Nov. 9 to Kay at (775) 588-4565.

Disaster Action Team meets

The South Lake Tahoe Disaster Action Team of the American Red Cross will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

Anyone interested in helping serve the community is welcome to join the team. For more information call Sharon Marlowe at (530) 542-4972; write to P.O. Box 16264, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151; e-mail info@laketahoeredcross.org; or visit the Web site at http://www.laketahoeredcross.org.

Snowmobile group to meet

The Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Association will hold its second regular winter meeting Thursday at the Lakeside Inn & Casino, Timber Topper Room in the Timber House Restaurant, 158 Highway 50.

Dinner off the menu starts at 6 p.m. and the meeting will get under way at 7:15 p.m.

Items on the agenda are reports on the California-Nevada Snowmobile Association convention and upcoming charity and Christmas meeting activities.

All snowmobilers, prospective members and guests are welcome. The club meets the second Thursday of each month October through April with additional summer activities in addition to environmental and political issues to keep riding areas open to snowmobilers.

For more information call Pliny Olivier, club president, at (775) 588-1748 or John Breylinger at (775) 588-0619.

Try out for girls soccer team

The U-12 Girls Soccer Club wants players for spring season 2005. Join the fun and become a team member. Enjoy high-level competition, improve your skills and soccer sense, participate in exciting tournaments and benefit from USSF licensed coaching with 25 years experience.

Tryouts will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Babe Ruth baseball field, located near South Tahoe Middle School. Participants must bring shin guards, cleats, soccer ball and water bottle.

For more information call head coach Jim at (530) 577-5107.

Veterans Day poppy drive

Veterans of Foreign Wars South Lake Tahoe Post 2627 will be distributing Buddy Poppies at local businesses Saturday and Sunday.

Each year more than $1.5 million is raised through the distribution of Buddy Poppies by VFW members. When you drop a donation in a Buddy Poppy canister you have contributed to the VFW National Rehabilitation Services and to direct assistance programs for needy and disabled veterans in our community.

When you are handed a Buddy Poppy, give generously. And, when you wear your Poppy, do it proudly. You are partners in a great work. Please help us make a Veterans Day poppy drive a success, so we can continue our work of helping all veterans.

Free computer class at Library

The South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Blvd., will offer a free computer class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

This course will help the beginning computer user understand the wonderful world of e-mail. Participants will sign up for an e-mail account, send and receive messages and even send an attachment. This is an introductory course for people with little or no e-mail experience.

To take part in this class participants must have some experience with a computer using a computer mouse. A free mouse tutorial is available at the library. Sign up by calling the library at (530) 573-3185 during library hours or stop by the library. Classes fill quickly, so reserve a spot today. The computer lab is closed to the public during class.

The library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It is closed Sunday and Monday.

– Provided to the Tribune

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