Kick off the fall season while you kick up your dancing shoes at Family Support Council’s Autumn Shindig on Saturday at the Valley View Ranch, 1701 Pinenut Road, Gardnerville. The fundraising event features live music by the Motifs, dinner, dance contests, and raffle prizes. The fun kicks off at 4 p.m. with dinner served at 5 p.m.
Tickets, which are $50 per person, are available at the Family Support Council office at 1255 Waterloo or at the door. All proceeds from the Autumn Shindig support the numerous Family Support Council programs.
About the Family Support Council of Douglas County: The mission of the Family Support Council is to promote individual and family dignity and respect by means of education, prevention and intervention; thereby giving all members of our community an opportunity to live their lives free of family violence.
The Council works towards this mission by offering a 24-hour domestic violence/sexual assault crisis line; emergency shelter; court advocacy; domestic violence, caregiver and teen support groups; parenting education classes; case management for families facing various crises; and information and referral services. For information call (775) 782-8692.
Adopt a cat Saturday at S.P.C.A. Center
Cat-O-Rama returns on Saturday. This mobile adoption event is an elegant affair starring the “coolest cats” in Tahoe.
The event will be at the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A. Center.
Between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. stop by 1221 Emerald Bay Road to meet a feline friend with classic style.
Also, the emergency pet food bank is well stocked with brand-name dog and cat food for residents who could use a little support at this time. Help pass the word to our community of pet guardians.
For information and pick-up hours, call the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A. Center.
The Center is at the “Y,” between D and E Streets near Ernie’s Coffee Shop. For more information call (530) 542-2857.