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The city of South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring Middle School Radical Wednesdays from 1 to 6:30 p.m. each week at the Recreation Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.

Middle school students can walk over from the school and sign in at the Douglas Fir Room. The cost is $10 each Wednesday; advance registration is required. The program includes trips, arts and crafts and sports.

A calendar of events is available at the Recreation Complex. For more information, call (530) 542-6056.

Douglas County Republicans to meet Thursday in Minden

The Douglas County Republican Central Committee will meet Thursday at the Judicial Building on Buckeye Road, second floor, Minden. The public is invited.

A social with homemade cookies and coffee will be from 6:30 to 7 p.m.; a “talking points” forum on Iraq, moderated by Jack Van Dien, is from 7 to 7:30 p.m.; and the general meeting will be called to order at 7:30 p.m. by chair Maggie Benz. Guest speaker is Nevada 26th District Assemblyman Ty Cobb.

For additional information, contact Valley Vice Chair Susan Wittig at (775) 265-4908 or Lake Vice Chair Barbara Nelson at (775) 588-5348.

Douglas County Democrats meet Thursday in Minden

The next meeting of the Douglas County Democratic Central Committee will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the headquarters, 1662 Highway 395, Suite 105, Minden. All Democrats are urged to attend.

The central committee will sponsor a public forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the CVIC Hall on Esmeralda Street in Minden. Democratic presidential candidates will present surrogate speakers to offer candidates’ positions on important campaign issues.

Immediately following the speakers, there will be a “mock caucus” to learn what will happen at the precinct caucuses in January. Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto will moderate.

For more information, contact Jo Ann Orange at (775) 450-96981 or e-mail joann.orange@charter.net.

Golf tournament benefits the Boys & Girls Club

The 14th annual golf tournament to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe is scheduled for Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe. Event organizers hope to establish a new record of $70,000 from the event to be used for club activities.

Prizes include $25,000, a golf vacation to Hawaii, a $50,000 hole-In-one, golf outings with lodging to Palm Springs Pinehurst, ski vacation to Steamboat Springs, giant plasma television, rounds of golf at top area courses and celebrity-autographed sports memorabilia.

A few playing spots, hole sponsorships, and hole-in-one promotions are still available.

This is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, a 501(c)3 organization.

Two formats are available, Best Ball (official index required) or Scramble (for players without an index), with prizes awarded in both categories. Players each receive a breakfast buffet, 18 holes at Edgewood Tahoe, an awards banquet following play, beverages and snacks throughout the round. Cost is $250 per player.

To play in the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe Tournament, or to sponsor a hole, call Karen Houser at (530) 542-0838 or e-mail khouser@bgclt.org. For a downloadable registration form go to http://www.bgclt.org.

Dodge Ball Night this Friday at rec center

The city of South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Dodge Ball Night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. this Friday and Oct. 26 at the Recreation Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.

The program is for everyone. Bring a team or just show up and be put on a team. This is a free night and babysitting will not be available. For more information call (530) 542-6056.

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