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Tahoe Daily Tribune Staff Reports

Alpine Animal Hospital is offering extended clinic hours and an additional vaccine clinic this month. The low-cost vaccination clinics will be conducted from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday and April 23 at the hospital, 921 Emerald Bay Road.

In addition to vaccinations, Alpine offers deworming, heartworm testing, leukemia testing and fecal screening for parasites. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.

For more information call (530) 541-4040 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Elks Lodge Easter egg hunt

An Easter egg hunt sponsored by Lake Tahoe Elks Lodge 1635 will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the lodge, 1635 Elks Club Drive.

Easter is a special time of year and the Elks Lodge members want to make it a special day for children. The event will include prizes for each age group and a special Easter egg will be waiting to be found by one lucky child.

Optimist Club Easter egg hunt

The South Lake Tahoe Optimist Club will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday at Lake Tahoe Community College. The Easter parade starts at 10 a.m. and youths are encouraged to wear their best Easter hats. The egg hunt will follow at 11 a.m., starting with a blast of the fire truck horn.

The Optimist Club is a volunteer organization of civic-minded men and women banded together in the modern tradition for progressive thought and action in community service.

Meeting for coed soccer

A meeting for the proposed coed soccer league will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Cedar Room at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.

Among the topics to be discussed are the amount of interest in the league, field availability and officiating. For more information call Josh Downing at Tahoe Team Sports, (530) 541-5213.

Reservations for AAUW meeting

The South Lake Tahoe chapter of the American Association of University Women will host its monthly program meeting at 10 a.m. April 17. The program will entail a presentation from Donna Carmony on “Energy Medicine & Quantum Energetics.” Carmony will provide information that sheds light on helping people deal with disease states, body malfunctions and trauma.

The brunch meeting will take place St. Theresa Parish Hall and the cost is $4. Reservations are requested by April 15 by calling Karen de Vos at (530) 544-3767. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

LTCC student trip to Europe

Lake Tahoe Community College is offering its seventh trip abroad this summer – destination Europe. Art instructor David Foster will guide students through the great art capitals of Europe. The trip leaves from San Francisco July 17 and returns Aug. 1. The application deadline is May 1.

The 14-day tour begins in London. Students will stay in three- and four-star hotels, while visiting historic sites such as the Tower of London. They will walk from the Gothic architecture of Westminster Abbey to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and climb to the top of Saint Paul’s Cathedral for an awe-inspiring view of the ancient and thriving city of London.

The class will then cross the English Channel by ferry to Amsterdam to experience the city of canals. The three-day visit in Amsterdam is to share the intimacy of Rembrandt’s house and his masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum along with the work of other great masters of Dutch Baroque art. The class then departs via private coach to Paris, where the students will experience a seven-day treat of French cuisine, culture, art and architecture.

The cost of the study tour including airfare, lodging and entrance fees is $3,224. For more information or to receive a brochure contact Melonie Guttry, LTCC’s international education coordinator, at (530) 541-4660, Ext. 370.

Boating safety course offered

A four-lesson, eight-hour course on boating safety will be offered the second Saturday of the month for the next five months. The course has been developed by the U.S. Coast Guard to teach safe boating to youths in grades six through 12, operators of personal watercraft, hunters, fishermen and other boaters.

The course will address Introduction to Boating, Boating Laws, Personal Safety Equipment, Safe Boat Handling, Navigation, Boating Problems, Trailing, Storing and Protecting Your Boat, and Hunting, Fishing and River Boating.

The first session will take place Saturday at the Tahoe Keys Home Owners Pavilion, 356 Ala Wai Blvd., in the Tahoe Keys. Classes will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a half-hour break for lunch. A fee of $15 per person will be charged to cover the cost of materials. Reservations are required and space is limited.

For reservations and questions call Vic Beelik at (775) 588-1385 or Mort Meiers at (530) 541-4654.

– Provided to the Tribune

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