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Kahle Community Center is offering a mother/daughter soap-making from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Instructor Lindy Palant will show how to make luxurious designer soaps with the addition of botanicals and oils.

The fee is $15 with an additional $15 supply fee payable to the instructor.

The class includes all supplies, an idea book and a mold.

For more information call (775) 586-7271.

Football, wings at legion post

Curt and Tom will be cooking chicken wings starting at noon Sunday at American Legion Post 795, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The cost is 25 cents per wing.

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The public is welcome to attend the event, which will include watching football on three screens and a no-host bar. For more information call the American Legion at (530) 541-8788.

Meeting offers info on grants

The El Dorado County Public Health Department will release Tobacco Prevention mini-grant applications in early 2006. Community organizations that serve youth are invited to attend a technical assistance and information meeting from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the South Lake Tahoe Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.

The meeting will outline the mini-grant process as well as funding requirements. A question and answer session will follow. Participants may bring a sack lunch. For more information call (530) 621-6130.

Seniors to hold lunch meeting

The Tahoe Douglas Seniors will hold their annual membership luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday in the Valhalla Room at Harrah’s Convention Center.

Reservations are required. For reservations and more information call (775) 588-5140.

Group comforts those grieving

Compassionate Friends, a support group for families who have lost a child of any age, will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the lounge of the South Lake Tahoe Senior, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The purpose of this group is to give comfort to one another and provide an opportunity for sharing.

Rebecca Phillipsen, social worker with Barton Hospice, who has worked with families to cope with grief at the loss of their loved ones, is the professional advisor to the group.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend. For more information call Arline at (775) 588-6997 or Jonquil at (530) 544-6892.

Workout geared toward skiers

People who need an extra workout to boost their skiing this winter should try out the ski conditioning classes at Kahle Community Center. Instructor Robin Barnes will offer classes from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

The fee is $10 per class or $64 for eight sessions. For more information call Kahle Community Center at (775) 586-7271.

Free help for stressed seniors

People 55 and older can now get counseling at no cost in South Lake Tahoe. The counseling is provided by Arlene Hayward, LCSW, the county older adults clinician for Tahoe, as well as senior peer counselors.

The senior peer counselors have completed a 60-hour training course in counseling techniques. Reasons for counseling may include grief, stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness, life changes, caregiver stress and relocation dilemmas. The counselors meet with clients individually at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. They also provide home visits for people with mobility problems.

Anyone interested in the program should call Arlene Hayward at (530) 573-7800.

Pageant is set for this month

The Miss Lake Tahoe Scholarship Pageant will take place at 2 p.m. Nov. 20 in Harrah’s South Shore Room. This year’s theme is “My Girl.”

The event is very entertaining, with talent performed by the contestants and an exciting dance number, choreographed by Marcia Sarosik, danced by all of the them.

In addition, there will be interviews, evening wear, casual wear and fitness wear modeled by the contestants, who are from 17 to 24 years old. Those attending will have an opportunity to see Miss Lake Tahoe California and Miss Lake Tahoe Nevada crowned.

These young ladies can then participate in the Miss California and Miss Nevada pageants; one of them could become the next Miss America.

In addition, on Harrah’s stage before the Miss Lake Tahoe pageant begins, those who attend will see Lake Tahoe’s Littlest Princes and Princesses from birth to 12 months and from 13 months to 3 years being crowned or receiving a sash. Each will receive a $50 savings bond.

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 at the South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, 3066 Lake Tahoe Blvd. (530) 541-5255; Choices for Children, 1029 Takela Blvd., (530) 541-5848; Marcia Sarosik Dance Studio, 2107 James Ave., (530) 541-7211; or The Nail Girls, 290 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 24, (775) 588-8477. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $18 for adults and $10 for children under 12.

On Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lake Tahoe Community College, three contestants will be awarded a crown as Junior Miss Lake Tahoe from elementary (from grade three), middle school and high school (to grade 11) divisions. Each girl will show their talent, model a party dress, casual wear and fitness wear, as well as be interviewed.

Tickets are $ 8 for adults and $5 for children.

For more information call (530) 544-0829.