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The Lake Tahoe Branch of the Douglas County Public Library will present Saturday Stories and Crafts at 1 p.m. March 15 at the library, located at 233 Warrior Way in Zephyr Cove.

Children ages 3 and older will celebrate Easter with Miss Carol and create Easter crafts such as bunnies, baskets or chicks.

All supplies will be provided. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call (775) 588-6411.

The Tahoe Tallac Association invites all volunteers ” past, present and future ” to meet its new executive director, Dr. Stephen Farnsley, on March 12 at the Valhalla Grand Hall.

The event will feature a potato bar, potluck and good company. TTA will provide potatoes and beverages, and volunteers are requested to bring one topping for the baked-potato bar or a dessert.

To make a reservation and for more information, call (530) 541-4975 or e-mail candace@valhallatahoe.com.

Vegan cookbook author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau will discuss myths and facts about the vegetarian lifestyle at 6:30 p.m. March 21 in the Lake Tahoe Community College student center cafeteria.

Patrick-Goudreau, the founder of Compassionate Cooks (www.compassionatecooks.com) and author of “The Joy of Vegan Cooking,” speaks to audiences around the country.

Delicious food both sweet and savory from the author’s repertoire, prepared by LTCC culinary arts students, will be served.

The event is sponsored by Advocates for Wellness, Animal Rights and the Environment.

Tickets are $7 and are available for advance purchase online at http://www.ltcc.edu/news.asp or at the LTCC bookstore.

In addition, there will be a three-session, 0.75-unit class “Everyday Vegetarian Cooking” (CUL191VW). The class will be taught by adjunct instructor Chef Ryan Payne, formerly of Evan’s Cafe and Westshore Cafe.

The class is scheduled from 5:30 to 9:20 p.m. March 14, from 1 to 5:20 p.m. March 20 and from noon to 9:20 p.m. March 21, which includes Patrick-Gondreau’s presentation.

Register for the class at Lake Tahoe Community College or online at http://www.ltcc.edu.

The first 10 people who register will be reimbursed for their tuition if they save their receipts.

The 2008 South Shore Earth Day Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.

Booths, children’s activities and two stages with live music and events will highlight the day.

The festival’s steering committee needs 25 reliable volunteers. Be a stagehand for a day, work with children in the youth area, sell raffle tickets, help at the clothes swap or work the zero-waste stations.

To volunteer and for more information, call Ellen Nunes at Clean Tahoe at (530) 544-4210.

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