Feb
24
Fri
2017
‘Vagina Monologues’
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm
'Vagina Monologues'

The “Vagina Monologues” returns to South Lake Tahoe for the 15th anniversary on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 at 8pm.

The award-winning play is based on V-Day founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women.

Proceeds will benefit Partners Against the Trafficking of Humans, Tahoe Youth & Family Services, and Live Violence Free.

Go online for tickets.

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Feb
25
Sat
2017
Art exhibit
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Art exhibit

Miriam Gomberg (Art by Mimi G) will have her first solo exhibition and sale of her paintings with the theme of women and burlesque on Feb. 25 from noon-6pm at Natasha’s World Jewelry, 5136 Meadowood Mall Circle, Reno.

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One Night of Queen
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm
One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen will be at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on Feb. 25 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $39. Must be 21 to attend.

 

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One Night of Queen
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm
One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen will be at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on Feb. 25 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $39. Must be 21.

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‘Vagina Monologues’
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm
'Vagina Monologues'

The “Vagina Monologues” returns to South Lake Tahoe for the 15th anniversary on Feb. 25 at 8pm.

The award-winning play is based on V-Day founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women.

Proceeds will benefit Partners Against the Trafficking of Humans, Tahoe Youth & Family Services, and Live Violence Free.

Go online for tickets.

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Feb
26
Sun
2017
Fresh Tracks 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race
Feb 26 all-day
Fresh Tracks 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race

Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club is hosting the Fresh Tracks 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race on Feb. 26 at 10am at Camp Richardson Resort.   

The beneficiaries are Girls on the Run-Sierra and Metastatic Breast Cancer in honor of club member Renee Gorevin. 

Preregister by Feb. 11 for $30. This includes a winter beanie hat, snowshoe rental, post-race refreshments, and continued day use of groomed Camp Richardson trails.

Day of race registration is $40. Register online

For more info, email tahoecarol@charter.net.

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TAMBA fundraiser
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm
TAMBA fundraiser

TAMBA is having a fundraiser Feb. 26 where Chris McNamara will show videos from some of the first wingsuit BASE jumps off major U.S. cliffs — and the 80-plus El Capitan climbing ascents that led to them.

Every dollar raised will build one foot of trail at Fallen Leaf Lake and Angora Ridge this summer.

Tickets are $25 and 100 percent of the money goes to the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association to build trails. A limited number of tickets are available online

Door open upstairs at Blue Angel Cafe in South Lake Tahoe at 6:30pm, show at 7pm, raffle at 8pm, silent auction closes at 8:30pm.

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Feb
27
Mon
2017
Social Security, Medicare talk
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm
Social Security, Medicare talk

What’s in the future for Social Security and Medicare and how might changes in the Affordable Care Act affect your Medicare coverage?

Those topics will be discussed in a community presentation on Feb. 27 at 5:30pm in the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

Kathleen Newton will describe the current structure and financing of the Social Security and Medicare systems, and provide information about current congressional legislative initiatives that may affect both programs.

Newton, who works with the National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare, is a former journalist and newspaper publisher. A question-and-answer session will follow her presentation.

The free event is sponsored by the South Lake Tahoe Democratic Club.

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Mar
1
Wed
2017
Prescription drug abuse talk
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Prescription drug abuse talk

Barton Health has put together a panel to discuss prescription drug abuse on March 1 from 6-7pm at Lake Tahoe Community College.

Topics include:

·       History of opioids and prescribing for pain

·       Best practices for managing pain and complimentary therapies

·       Safe keeping and disposal of prescription drugs

·       Antidote for opioid overdose.

For more information, call 530.543.5537.

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Mar
3
Fri
2017
Author talk
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Author talk

Brian Turner will share his unique talent as the next Writer in the Woods installment, with a free reading on March 3 from 7-9pm at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village.

In addition to being the creative writing director at Sierra Nevada College, Turner is the author of two collections of poetry: “Here, Bullet” (2005) and “Phantom Noise” (2010), which was short-listed for the T.S. Eliot Prize in England. His poetry and essays have been published in the New York Times, National Geographic, Poetry Daily, Georgia Review, Virginia Quarterly Review and other journals.

Turner earned an MFA from the University of Oregon before serving for seven years in the U.S. Army. He was an infantry team leader for a year in Iraq with the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Prior to that, he deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina with the 10th Mountain Division (1999-2000). Turner was featured in the documentary film “Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience”, which was nominated for an Academy Award.

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