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The South Lake Tahoe Branch of the American Association of University Women will conduct a potluck brunch for members and prospective members at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, at Pinewild Clubhouse in Marla Bay. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

The program will include introduction of the four girls selected to attend Tech Trek this year at Mills College. There will also be a discussion of this year’s Home Tour and about next year’s Artist Studio fundraiser. RSVP for the potluck and what you plan to bring to Roberta Mason at (530) 544-2406. Please try to carpool since parking is limited.

Diabetes to be focus of talk

Do you have diabetes, or have a spouse, child, parent or friend with diabetes? Keeping up with diabetes developments and breakthroughs can be a challenge. The Diabetes Support Group offers educational and support programs to help manage the disease and live a healthy and happy life. The meetings are open to the public.

Vicki McKenna, MS, RN, CDE, will present “New Opportunities for Diabetes Management” from 7 to 8 p.m. June 20 in the Barton Memorial Hospital board room. She will discuss the new Diabetes Educational Services, now offered at Barton Memorial Hospital, as well as key concepts that can make a huge difference in diabetes control.

For more information call (530) 543-5548.

Democrats set next meeting

The Blue Lake Tahoe Democrats meet from 5 to 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Lake Tahoe Branch Library in Zephyr Cove, off Warrior Way. The next meeting is scheduled June 21.

Guest speaker will be JoEtta Brown, candidate for Assembly District 39, which includes all of Douglas County.

All area voters, regardless of party, are invited to hear her views, express their own, and join in conversation.

For more information contact Dick Koelling at (775) 586-1104 or Ann Harmon at (775) 588-7272.

Families meet to play, learn

Choices for Children provides a free Play and Learn group that provides play/craft activities and healthy snacks for children and education, networking and parenting support for their parents.

Each Play and Learn group takes place from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the offices of Choices for Children, 1029 Takela Drive, Suite 1. Drop-ins are welcome. The next Play and Learn group is scheduled June 21 and the discussion topic will be “Your Perfect Day.” Every day can’t be perfect, but we can try to plan ahead as much as possible. The play groups will be on hiatus over the summer, so this is the last group until September.

For more information call Carol or Nadine at Choices for Children, (530) 541-5848.

Optimist event fun for families

The South Lake Tahoe Optimists will host their third annual “Day in Paradise” fundraiser June 24 at Tahoe Paradise Park in Meyers. Gates open at 10 a.m.

The event will include fun for the whole family. There will be duck races, which will start at 11 a.m.; a “Little Duck Decorating Corral” for the kids; games and prizes; and a barbecue, food and drinks.

Tickets are available at Albertsons, Eloise Automotive, Emerald Bay Towing, Thomas Haen Company, Coldwell Banker – McKinney and Associates, or may be purchased from any Optimist Club member.

For more information call (530) 541-5700.

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