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What’s Happening

South Lake Tahoe Friends of the Library will conduct a general meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.

The South Lake Tahoe Friends of the Library is a 501.c.3 nonprofit organization devoted to supporting your local library. The Friends provide funding for various free programs for children and adults throughout the year. They also purchase library materials that cannot be provided through the El Dorado County budget.

The Friends will discuss activities and events that will be occurring in 2008, such as book sales, free children’s reading programs, book clubs, books on wheels services and other free events funded by the group.

Annual membership is $10 for individuals and $25 for businesses. Lifetime memberships are available for $250. All funds go toward supporting the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library.

The Friends need donations and volunteers for its March 1 book sale. Donations should be in excellent condition with a copyright date no later than 2001. A volunteer sign-up sheet is available at the library front desk, or call (530) 573-3185.

The Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Association will meet Feb. 14 at the Lakeside Inn and Casino, Timber Topper Room in the Timber House Restaurant, 158 Highway 50. All snowmobilers, prospective members and guests are welcome.

The board meeting starts at 5:30 p.m., and dinner off the menu at 6 p.m. includes a homemade Valentine’s dessert. The meeting will get under way at 7:15 p.m. Nominations will be accepted for next year’s officers; board members and elections will take place at the March meeting.

The club promotes safe riding, group rides and family activities in addition to environmental issues to keep riding areas open to snowmobilers, plus summer activities. For more information, call John Breylinger, president, at (775) 588-0619.

The Spring Fling dinner and dance fundraiser for the Carson Valley Children’s Center, better known as Austin’s House, will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club and Resort.

The attire is semi-formal with black tie optional, and the evening includes fine food, entertainment, dancing and live and silent auctions. The evening will start with a no-host bar at 5:30 p.m., and a four-course dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Live music will be provided by the 16-piece Reno Big Swing Band.

Admission is $50 per person. Every woman will receive a Valentine’s gift of a velvet drawstring bag containing a gem. All money raised at the Spring Fling will be used to operate Austin’s House in Douglas County. To purchase tickets and for more information, contact Pat Anderson at (775) 267-0311, or e-mail pa2912@charter.net.

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