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What’s happening

Due to the overwhelming response Douglas County Parks and Recreation has received to the Father/Daughter Sweetheart Dance, tickets are sold out and no longer available at Kahle Community Center.

A limited number of tickets may be available at the door beginning at 7 p.m. Friday for $10 per ticket. Seating will be limited. This event is sponsored by Harrah’s/Harveys and will be held at Harveys Convention Center. For more information, call (775) 586-7271.

Writing group gathers tonight

“Before it was read, it had to be written.”

The Lake Tahoe Writers Group will conduct its bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 tonight at the Avant Garde’n art supplies store. The gathering will take place upstairs at the store’s new location, 2717 Lake Tahoe Blvd., between Meek’s and the Red Hut.

All Lake Tahoe writers, current and aspiring, are encouraged to attend and offer and receive support for submitted stories and poetry. For more information contact Avant Garde’n at (530) 544-3116.

Help offered for coping with loss

Friends with Compassion (formerly called Compassionate Friends), a support group for families who have lost a child of any age will meet on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the lounge of the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

The purpose of the group is to bring comfort and to help one another cope especially with holidays and people who don’t understand the effect of such a loss over time. 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.

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