We the People Bookshelf
‘We the People’ Bookshelf Reading Program, a collection of books highlighting specific eras and individuals in American history, is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEA). Read one of 20 books from the NEA list and complete a review form to receive a coupon for a free ice cream cone from Mourelato’s Cable Car Ice Cream Parlor (one coupon per participant). For kids age17 and under. Incline Village Library’s new hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. 845 Alder Avenue, Incline Village,, 775-832-4130.

Placer County Library Summer Fun
July 17 and August 6
Kings Beach and Tahoe City libraries encourage kids to sign-up for the free and fun reading game, ‘Be Creative @ Your Library,’ and to sing, dance, act, draw, craft, play, imagine and most especially, read. Also, magician Brian Scott will perform at the TC Library at 11 a.m. on July 17, and on August 6 Wild Things will bring rescued wild animals to KB at 11 a.m. and to TC at 1 p.m. These events are free., 301 Secline Drive, Kings Beach, 530-546-2021 and 740 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, 530-583-3382.


InnerRhythms Dance Camps
Through August 14
InnerRhythms Dance Training Centre offers fun and innovative performance camps this summer. Week-long Dance Camps range from Hip-Hop and Rhythm, Broadway Beats, Musical Theatre and a Young Dancers Workshop to an Advanced Summer Intensive. 12219 Business Park Drive, Suite 3, near the Truckee Airport,, 530-550-8464.  


Love Has Forgotten No One
July 18
Sign up now for a one-day retreat with Gary Renard who will introduce his new book ‘Love Has Forgotten No One: The Answer to Life.’ A noted teacher of A Course In Miracles, Gary offers a way of looking at the world that leads to fearlessness and the full flowering of the human spirit. The long-term result of practicing the knowledge gained during this seminar will be enlightenment and the end of reincarnation. $75. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at The Cedar House Conference Room, 10918 Brockway Road, Truckee, Call For Goodness Sake to make a reservation, 530-550-8981.

Building for Books Campaign
July 22
Excitement is in the air as Friends of the Truckee Library announce the Building for Books Campaign. Our community is uniting to discuss a potential site for a new library in Truckee and all residents are invited to share ideas at an input meeting. From 6 to 8 p.m., Truckee Donner Public Utility District – Board Room 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee,, 530-582-6762 x 11 or 530-582-7846.

July 23
This multi-level Hoopdance class at The River School focuses on super fun drills and moves. You will explore dancing while hooping, with ample time to master moves. The importance of hooping in both directions is covered, along with select advanced moves and group activities. Hoops are provided for use during class and are also for sale. Instructor is HoopGirl certified. From 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. $12. 7777 White Fir Street, Reno,, 775-747-3910.

Eco-Entrepreneur Gunter Pauli
July 28
(See story on page 27) Famous eco-entrepreneur and passionate proponent of green development worldwide, Gunter Pauli, discusses The Green Job Machine: The Laws of Physics and Our Economy at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences on the campus of Sierra Nevada College as part of the Breaking Boundaries series. Pauli’s mission is to create ethically, socially and culturally sensitive businesses that protect the earth in sustainable and creative ways. He is founder of the Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives (ZERI) – a global network of creative minds seeking solutions to world challenges. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., program at 6 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 999 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, Nevada., 775-832-5454.

Feldenkrais Workshop
July 29
The Feldenkrais Method is an educational approach to movement exploration focusing on refining kinesthetic awareness, enhancing cognitive skills and developing optimal use of the muscular/skeletal system. This method is for anyone who would like to enjoy lightness, ease and spontaneity in movement, improve agility, coordination and range of motion, reduce stress, tension and fatigue, enhance bone density and breathing, and increase vitality and personal comfort. ‘The aim is a body that is organized to move with minimum effort and maximum efficiency, not through muscular strength but increased consciousness of how it works,’ states Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, who developed the approach. Taught by Luis M. Sanchez, Guild Certified Teacher of The Feldenkrais Method at Rainbow Doorways. Wear comfortable, layered clothing and bring your own mat and two towels. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $15. Advance registration required. 8571 North Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Kings Beach, 775- 833-3638.

Free Partner Yoga Class
July 31
Angelina Calafiore and Tony Graeber offer a free class to experience art of partner yoga (also known as contact yoga or couples yoga). This practice allows practitioners to ‘see’ themselves in another by trusting their partner to hold and support them in many of the poses. This unique approach allows partners to meet on equal ground, which is the best foundation for union. Each asana becomes more organic as partners begin to sense each other’s body messages: when to release and when to hold, when to embrace and when to be side-by-side. The next four week program runs Fridays, from August 7 to August 28, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. The free session is on July 31. $99 per couple or $30 drop-in per couple/per class. Register at Incline Village Parks and Recreation Department,, 775-832-1310 or 530-559-1839.

Tai Chi Chih
2nd, 3rd, 4th and (5th) Wednesdays
Chris Worcester, a teacher accredited in T’ai Chi Chih and Seijaku, now offers his popular class at Tahoe Yoga and Wellness Center. T’ai Chi Chih is a form of moving meditation based on the Chinese philosophy of promoting vitality, inner peace, serenity, joy, balance and health performed in a series of twenty simple, non-strenuous movements that relax the body and refresh the mind. $10 community class special. From 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. 10770 Donner Pass Road, Truckee,, 530-550-8333.

Tahoe Players Summer Stock Theatre
The Showroom that Frank built will be home to Tahoe Players’ presentation of three classic dramatic plays. ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ runs July 22, 23, 24 and 25. ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest’ runs July 29, 30, 31 and August 1. ‘The Miracle Worker’ runs August 5, 6, 7 and 8. All performances start at 7 p.m. $25 per person or $150 per booth for four. Dinner is available for $29.30 including tax and gratuity and one well or soft drink. Ticket price is additional. Dinner seating at 5:30 p.m. Cal Neva Resort and Lodge, Frank Sinatra Celebrity Showroom, Crystal Bay, 775-831-0379.

Goddesses Unite

August 2
Come to the Second Annual Goddess Party at Rainbow Bridge. Dress as your favorite Goddess or Consort of the Goddess and receive special prizes. Hula hoop contest, henna painting, BBQ at Soupa, specials, music and more. From 3 to 6 p.m. In the Village at Squaw Valley,, 530-584-6100.


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