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Join the Relay for Life “Pink Party” (South Lake Tahoe’s Breast Cancer Support Group) in their fundraiser and eat at Chevys from 5 to 10 p.m. today. A portion of your dinner costs will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life coming to South Lake Tahoe July 22 and 23 at Kahle Community Park.

Exchange this article for the Relay for Life “Pink Party” fundraiser flier at the front counter and join them in their fight against cancer. For details on the fundraiser call Karen Tucker at (530) 541-1204 or for Relay for Life information call Judi Sparrow at (775) 586-1066 or judisparrow@charter.net.

Critters take over library



Naturalist Julie Allen will present “Nature’s Critters” at 2 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Library. Allen and her animal friends have visited tens of thousands of children and adults over the past 10 years, helping them to better understand and appreciate the world around them.

Children delight in meeting and touching live animals and seeing them through Allen’s eyes as wonderful members of our living family. This educational live animal presentation is a great way to introduce children to the diversity of our natural world. Join us for this exciting hands-on program.



Sign-ups continue through July for the Summer Reading Club, which is designed as an incentive for children to read during summer vacation by rewarding with prizes for time spent reading. The South Lake Tahoe Branch Library is at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. 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. Call (530) 573-3185.

Red Cross to meet July 12

The South Lake Tahoe Team of the American Red Cross meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The next scheduled meeting will be this Wednesday.

Anyone interested in helping serve the community is welcome. For more information call Sharon Marlowe at (530) 542-4972; e-mail info@laketahoeredcross.org; or visit the Web site at http://www.laketahoeredcross.org. Donations may be sent to ARC, Lake Tahoe, P.O. Box 94, Pollack Pines, CA 95726-0094.

Fund started to aid kayak shop

A fund has been established at the Tahoe City branch of Bank of America for Tahoe City Kayak, whose business was lost to fire over the July 4 holiday weekend.

The fire was intentionally set to cover a theft. Unfortunately, Tahoe City Kayak does not have fire insurance to cover the estimated $40,000 to $50,000 retail loss. The fund has been set up for people who are interested in donating and the company would appreciate donations of any size to help them get back on their feet.

Donations may be made to the Tahoe City Kayak Fire Fund, Tahoe City branch of America, account number 06093-40329. For more information call (530) 581-6828.

Art league calls for local artists

The Tahoe Art League has space available for artists to exhibit and sell their work at the Heavenly Village Center outdoor show, Aug. 19 and 20. There will be live music during the weekend and a wine tasting on Sunday afternoon.

Tents are available to rent. For information on entry fees, tent rental or other specifics call (530) 577-0965 or e-mail artridge@sbcglobal.net. Also visit the Tahoe Art League Web site at tahoeartleague.org.


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