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What’s Happening

Babe Ruth Baseball sign-ups for youths who will be 13, 14 or 15 years of age as of July 31 has been scheduled three different days. The organization also needs managers and volunteer parents.

Sign-ups for players and volunteers will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Kahle Community Center, 236 Kingsbury Grade, and 9 to 11 a.m. March 5 at the South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena on Rufus Allen Boulevard.

Players must bring a birth certificate and be prepared to pay a fee of $85.

LTCC offering trip to France for art students

Spend 14 wonderful days in Paris. Come have a croissant and learn how you can study art in Paris this summer with Lake Tahoe Community College. There will be an informational meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the LTCC meeting room. The application deadline for this trip is April 1.

LTCC is going to France Aug. 31 through Sept. 13. David Foster, program instructor and tour leader, holds a master’s in sculpture from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s in art from the University of Wisconsin. Foster will lead the tour through the great museums of Paris including the Louvre and Musee D’Orsay, Monet’s Giverny, Chartres Cathedral, Versailles, Rouen, and Musee Picasso. View and understand the artwork as Foster explains all about the history, influence and significance.

The tour includes roundtrip airfare, accommodations in three- and four-star centrally located hotels with daily breakfast, two group dinners, one theater performance and entrance fees into all museums and sites. The price is $3,179. Foster will answer questions Tuesday during the meeting.

For more information contact Melonie Guttry at (530) 541-4660, ext. 370 or e-mail guttry@ltcc.edu.

Study abroad in Spain this fall

Learn more about how you can travel to Salamanca, Spain, with Lake Tahoe Community College. There will be an informational meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the LTCC meeting room. Instructor Betsy Julian will be on hand to answer questions about LTCC’s fall study abroad program.

Salamanca is probably best known for having the oldest university in Spain and one of the oldest in Europe. This university is still what gives ambiance to the town. Known as the “Oxford of the Spanish World,” Salamanca is located in the northwest corner of old Castile. Home to golden medieval buildings, Renaissance palaces and soaring cathedrals, the city rises from the banks of the Tormes River.

LTCC is combining with Foothill and DeAnza colleges to offer students a fun and educational fall program. Program dates are Oct. 5 through Dec. 3. Various scholarships are available for study abroad programs. The application deadline is June 29. For more information contact Melonie Guttry at (530) 541-4660, Ext. 370 or e-mail guttry@ltcc.edu.

Sheriff seeks retirees to serve community

S.T.A.R. is recruiting new volunteers. The Sheriffs Team of Active Retirees is a volunteer organization whose function is to assist and support the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department.

S.T.A.R. provides a broad spectrum of community services including crime prevention while patrolling neighborhoods, parks and beaches. S.T.A.R.s also provide security for local nonprofit organizations’ events. Assisting these services can be very rewarding and can provide members with a sense of accomplishment.

Applicants must be a person of good moral standards, a U.S. citizen and at least 50 years of age. They must complete a two-week academy. Interested individuals may call Hermano at (530) 573-0442 or pick up an application at the El Dorado Sheriff’s Office on Johnson Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe.

– Provided to the Tribune

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