May 23, 2008
The Lake Tahoe Writing Club will hold a publication release party and wine reception for its annual publication, “Edge,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Valhalla Grand Hall. “Edge” is a collection of fiction, essays, poetry and art from regional authors and artists. The event is open to the public.
The event will include a reading and book-signing along with a presentation by the president of the Lake Tahoe Writing Club highlighting upcoming LTWC events and the groundbreaking Tahoe Writers Conference at Valhalla scheduled for 2009.
The Lake Tahoe Writing Club is a nonprofit organization based in South Lake Tahoe. Each year, the group organizes dozens of events to create a stronger literary and arts community in Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas, including Bare Bones Open Mic, Murder Mystery Theater and the Captain Thunder Old Time Radio Play at Valhalla.
For more information, call (530) 416-4666.
The South Tahoe High School Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the high school library.
The 2008-09 board of directors will be elected. All new members and anyone interested in membership should attend. Refreshments will be served.
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The Lake Tahoe Hi-Lo’s Four-Wheel Drive Club is offering an off-highway vehicle tour and awareness seminar starting at 9 a.m. Sunday at Cardinale Way, 1855 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The event is free, and families are encouraged to attend.
The event is sponsored by the Lake Tahoe Hi-Lo’s, the U.S. Forest Service, Tred Lightly Blue Ribbon Coalition and Cardinale Way Auto Sales. The seminar will feature topics such as proper winching procedures, proper use of toe straps, and various leave-no-trace practices. The tour will travel west on Lake Tahoe Boulevard and up Twin Peaks Road, with a barbecue to follow at the end of the trail. Hands-on practices will be demonstrated by various members of the club, featuring guests such as Don Lane of the Forest Service and Steve Mahnken, who is retired from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office with Search and Rescue.
Lake Tahoe Hi-Lo’s is a community organization dedicated to enjoying National Forest treasures while preserving them and keeping them safe.
For more information, contact Sal Sunzeri at (530) 577-3210, or visit the Web site at http://www.laketahoehilos.com.