Cancer support group meets
The South Lake Tahoe Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
The next meeting will be today.
The support group offers an opportunity to meet other women who are breast cancer survivors and share information and support. An invitation is extended to all women at the South Shore who have experienced cancer of any kind.
For details contact Christine Triggs at (530) 577-0363.
Origami program offered
Origami will be featured at 1:30 p.m. today at the Douglas County Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 233 Warrior Way in Zephyr Cove. Dennis Little has shared his hobby of Japanese paper folding for many years at the library. He will tell the story of origami and bring examples of his projects.
Fish, Olympic medals, cranes and boxes were made during past programs. Come for an enjoyable hour to learn about this ancient craft. Children and adults are welcome. Parents may help younger children with their projects.
Get a Clue is the theme for the 2007 Summer Reading Program for youths at the library. There is still time to register and finish the program.
For more information call (775) 588-6411 or go to douglas.lib.nv.us.
Potluck to include a surprise
AARP chapter 2617 will conduct a potluck and business meeting at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
Participants are asked to bring a potluck dish to share with six or more people and their own place settings. A surprise program is planned for the evening. All members and seniors 50 years of age and older who want to join the chapter are welcome to attend.
Science show set for Friday
Join the Mad Scientist as he presents the spectacular show “Spin, Pop, Boom!” at 2 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. Children will be amazed by the impressive science demonstrations in this dazzling show.
As the scientist demonstrates the entertaining side of chemistry and physics, the children will experience polymers, an explosive foam factory and see the effects of centrifugal force. This show is guaranteed to wow and excite children and their parents. The free, fun, interactive program will spark the imagination and curiosity of children of all ages.
The Summer Reading Club continues through July 28. The Summer Reading Club is designed as an incentive for children to read during summer vacation by rewarding them with prizes for time spent reading.
For additional information call (530) 573-3185.
Slide show features Germany
Author Brett Harriman will present a digital slide show at 2 p.m. Saturday at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library. The delightful hour-long program will feature scenic and historic tourist destinations in Germany and Austria.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Library. For more information call (530) 573-3185.