South Shore author Jennifer Quashnick on Jan. 30 will introduce people to the third novel from her Mountaingirl Mysteries series, “Sierra Nevada Dangerous Developments.”
In this adventure, Rachel Winters never skied so fast in her life. But her life never depended on it before. Now, Rachel’s friends and family are in danger, and the only clue left behind is a message written in blood. Still recovering from a serious accident, Rachel must race against the clock to save her loved ones. Who’s after them, and why?
The Friends of the Library event is at 6pm at the library on Rufus Allen Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe.
The Science of Cocktails is coming to the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center in Incline Village on Feb. 2 from 5:30-7:30pm. There will be more than 10 cocktail stations that double as learning hubs with unique activities and demonstrations for adults. Tickets are $30 for appetizers and two drinks — additional drinks $5 each. For more info, email [email protected]
What is dark matter? This elusive “stuff” makes up a quarter of the universe.
Marusa Bradac on Feb. 8 will talk about research on the composition of the universe, properties of dark matter, and the latest discoveries about the universe’s past. Bradac, originally from Slovenia, is a physics professor at UC Davis.
The tools of her trade are telescopes in space, including the Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer Space Telescope, the future James Webb Space Telescope, and also on the ground, the Keck Telescope in Hawaii.
Registration for this event is required. The program will begin at 6pm, with refreshments and no-host bar from 5:30-6pm at TERC on the campus of Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village.
A $5 suggested donation will be collected at the door.