The Sacramento Chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct a volunteer orientation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 2494 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Suite B-5.
The orientation is for people in the community who are interested in volunteering and helping their community in disaster readiness and other Red Cross humanitarian services. Prospective volunteers may sign up for the orientation by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (530) 391-8234.
The next regular meeting of the Douglas County Republican Central Committee is scheduled Thursday at Sierra Crest Academy, 1701 Lucerne Ave., off Highway 395 in Minden.
Social time will begin at 7 p.m., and the meeting convenes at 7:30 p.m. Sen. Bob Beers will be the guest speaker.
For more information, contact at (775) 588-5348.
South Lake Tahoe BMX, 1100 Lyons Ave., is preparing the track for the 2008 riding season. Anyone who would like to help out is encouraged to come to the track at 6 p.m. Friday.
Volunteers are asked to bring garden gloves, a push broom, a shovel and a rake. For more information and additional scheduled work days, call the track hotline at (530) 542-9337.
The fifth annual garden tour, “Tahoe in Bloom,” is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26 in the lower Kingsbury area. This is a fundraiser for the Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum.
Tickets are $20 per person and will be available for purchase June 15. Locations will be published in the Tahoe Daily Tribune at a later date. Plan to relax and enjoy the seven gardens and the music of the Dream Spirit Baroque Band. For more information, call (530) 541-5458.