Patty Smith will be remembering her son Sgt. Timothy Michael Smith on April 7.
It has been six years since Smith was killed in action in the Mideast.
The remembrance is a potluck at the Smith house, 848 Placer Ave., South Lake Tahoe from 5-8pm.
There will be a tree planting in his honor. People are invited to bring an ornament or keepsake to place around the tree.