To celebrate Children’s Book Week, the Douglas County Public Library in Zephyr Cove will conduct a Book-a-Day raffle. Through Saturday, children can come to the library, 233 Warrior Way, and enter to win a free book. Every day, a book will be given away to a child age 12 or younger.
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 is Thursday.
The support group offers an opportunity to meet other breast cancer survivors and share information and support. An invitation is extended to all women in the South Shore community who have experienced cancer of any kind.
For more information, contact Christine Triggs at (530) 577-0363.
The South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center is sponsoring its seventh annual adopt-a-family program for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Individuals or businesses can help local families by providing holiday gifts and/or donating groceries, precooked meals or gift certificates for holiday meals. Your generosity will help more local children smile this holiday season.
For more details, contact the South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center at (530) 544-2118, or stop by the office at 2941 Lake Tahoe Blvd., across from South Tahoe Middle School.
AARP Chapter 2617 will meet for a Thanksgiving dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
This is a free dinner for people who pay their 2008 membership dues of $4 at the door. It also is installation night for board members. Anyone age 50 or older who wishes to join AARP is welcome to attend.
Checks for $300 each will be presented to the South Lake Tahoe police and fire departments. The money comes from the 2006 and 2007 flea market earnings.
The Tahoe Tallac Association will host its 12th annual Valhalla Holiday Faire this Friday through Sunday in the Valhalla Grand Hall on the Tallac Historic Site, just past Camp Richardson Resort on Highway 89.
The hours will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Valhalla is a magical setting for any event and for the faire the hall will be decorated with a Christmas tree, holly and lights. There will be a welcoming fire in the fireplace, holiday music, local children caroling and Father Christmas.
Entertainment will be provided by school choirs as well as by Gairin with Mary Kay and Tom Aufrance. The schools are hours are:
Sierra House and Magnet School, 11 a.m. Saturday; Bijou, Zephyr Cove, Tahoe Valley and St. Theresa, 2 p.m. Saturday; and South Tahoe Middle School, 2 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, call Candy at (530) 541-4975.
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