May 16, 2008
“My Reading Buddy” returns to the South Lake Tahoe El Dorado County Library Branch from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Space is limited to four students per session. Each child enjoys an individual 15-minute reading session with a canine listener and a tutor.
Parents may pre-register readers in grades 3 through 6 by calling the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and SPCA at (530) 542-2857. There is no charge for participation. “My Reading Buddy” is a literacy program designed to provide an encouraging, stress-free reading experience. For more information, contact Outreach and Education Manager Liz Maul at (530) 542-2857.
Tahoe Parents Nursery School invites families to meet teachers, current students and their families, and apply for the 2008-09 school year at an open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. today.
TPNS is located at the Al Tahoe Learning Center, 1100 Lyons Blvd., South Lake Tahoe. For more information, call (530) 541-8767.
If you need help in establishing good pet conduct, enroll in Guy Yeaman’s dog obedience class. This is a six-week course, starting Thursday, at Kingsbury Middle School that will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. The fee is $ 75.
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Guy uses a light-handed approach to help your dog obey commands. the next sessions will start July 17 and Aug. 28. for more information on how to sign up, call the Kahle Community Center at (775) 586-7271.
Stress occurs within most families at some point in time. It can seem overwhelming when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Angie Pratt of the Northern Nevada Alzheimer’s Association will be offering “Sharing the Travel” as part of the “Alzheimer’s – The Journey” training series. The message is geared to help with family dynamics and communication.
The class is 1 to 3 p.m. today at Embassy Suites, 4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe.
Refreshments will be served, and respite care is available for qualified caregivers with pre-authorization. Please contact Family Caregiver Support at (530) 621-6251 or (530) 621-6151.