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A December to Remember

We all know the holidays can be hectic but let’s not forget the reason for the season, FAMILY.   I have gathered most of the events in the area and put them on a calendar for you and your family to get out and make the most of this holiday season.  We have many events going on in Truckee, Incline, and Tahoe City along with our ski resorts.  For more detailed information please visit the business website holding the events.  

Click Download above, print and hang it on your fridge.  Also, make sure to send us pictures or tag us in your photos of your littles enjoying the events so we can feature you on our social media channels and for a chance to score some Tahoe Kidz swag.  Are you following us on social media?  Make sure to ‘LIKE’ us on Facebook or ‘FOLLOW’ us on Instagram.   As always, if I have missed an event please let me know so I can add it in.

Happy Holidays from our family to yours, we are wishing you the best this Holiday season.  I can’t wait to see all of the fun you are having.

-Ally

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Time flies…

Although I haven’t blogged at all in over year, I have a really good explanation…two kids under THREE and life.  Trying to find the balance between it all is a little difficult while trying to manage a couple of businesses.  But here we are slowly finding that balance.  We still love to get out and do many activities that our area here in North Lake Tahoe has to offer.  I will do my best to showcase them and give you tips that will hopefully be helpful.  If you have an experience that you would love to share…I would love to feature you.

Busy Toddlers @ Family Room, Truckee Elementary

WHAT’S NEW?

Our current daily activity schedule can be found on our Facebook page, make sure to give us a ‘LIKE’ so it’ll hopefully show up on your timeline every morning.  For quick videos, lives and pictures make sure to follow us on Instagram.   I will also start featuring quick road trips we go on, things I may find useful, as well as share travel trips from our travels to other destinations.  Also, Tahoe Kidz gear is available for purchase here.   We love trying new activities and love sharing our personal experiences with you but we can only cover so much of our areas events so hopefully with the help of the community (you!) we can feature more events and activities.

That is all I’ve got for now.  But I’m back and ready for all the new adventures!

Stay tuned, I’ll have a few giveaways for Tahoe Kidz Gear coming soon!

💙Ally

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A Time to be Thankful

A Time to Be Thankful…is now!

Imagine being awoken in the middle of the night by your neighbor banging on your door. Banging on the door to warn you about the devastating fire that is about to burn through.

For Leslie Jordan, who lives next to Trione-Annadel State Park, this was her reality on October 9. While fires were burning near the park and homes were being destroyed, her first priority was her children’s safety. Jordan’s children, Hudson, (8) Juliet, (5) Luke (2) and she voluntarily evacuated from her home while her husband, Tom stayed back to work at the hospital in Santa Rosa.

While heading south to San Francisco, Jordan saw the devastation unfolding rapidly. The images and stories the news stations were airing, was not truly showing the desperate need of help. The family stopped at a few local stores for shoes, clothes, toothbrushes and other necessities. “I pulled him (Luke) out of bed with no shoes!” said Jordan. With not knowing how long they would be gone or what they would need, they made sure to stay positive.

Landing in Truckee and staying at their family cabin of 30 years, it became their new home for the next 10 days. A friend of Jordan, who owns Calistoga Fit, (Thank you, Calistoga Fit!) held a free boot camp for evacuees. Kids were able to run around and get some energy out, while parents worked out and released some stress. After the class, strangers became friends and friends became family and everyone gathered together and talked about their experience. “It gave me strength to be around others in the same situation, so I started an Evacuee Group for the area. Within a few hours there were over 61 members!” says Jordan.

The family also spent time at the Tahoe Donner Fall Family Festival and enjoyed seeing friends from high school and their families while taking walks in their Tahoe Donner neighborhood.

Picture1 Hudson (8), Juliet (5) and Luke (2) in Truckee.

They also got to spend time at The Kidzone Museum with free admission for evacuees– YAY KIDZONE!) They were overwhelmed with gratitude of the kindness they encountered during this tragic time.

Picture2Luke playing at The Kidzone Museum.

The family is back home and safe and their home was not damaged. Jordan realizes how truly lucky she and her family are that they had a place like Truckee to stay for a while. Most people, a lot of people do/did not have a place to go to. Over 3 dozen of Jordan’s friends did lose their homes and she tells Tahoe Kidz the stories of survival are unbelievable and “the First Responders are our heroes!”

“Santa Rosa is strong, and the community has risen up like no other! You really get a feeling that “everyone is in this together.” We will rebuild, we will be strong, and we will continue the love for this town and all its people.” Jordan shares.

Picture3The Jordan Family.

Jordan and her family are truly thankful for their community as well as the embrace from Truckee and its residents. Kindness matters, not just in times of need, but always. That is what Truckee is and what Truckee is about!

For details on helping out victims of the wildfires, please check out ABC7’s resource list of places to volunteer or donate. Thank you to the Joran family for sharing their story, here at TahoeKidz, we send our thoughts and prayers to all the victims that have suffered loss in anyway due to the fires.

Written By: Fawn Mansoor

Editors Note: A special thank you to The Jordan Family for sharing their story with us and to Fawn for taking the time to write this. Thoughts and prayers to all the victims of the fires.  If there are any writers that would like to write for us, please contact Ally at tahoekidzally@gmail.com.  

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Activities for June 17th

Activities for Today!
Saturday, June 17th

9:30am-10:20am
Preschool Gymnastics (Ages 3-4) ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

10:00am-3:00pm
KidZone Museum is open! ($)

11:00am
Storytime (FREE)
Word After Word Books

11:00am-11:45am
Truckee Tahoe Music Together ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

11:00am-5:00pm
8th Annual Peaks & Paws Festival ($)
Hosted by: Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe & Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows 
The Village at Squaw Valley

12:00pm-6:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

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Activities for June 16th

Activities for Today!
Friday, June 9th

8:30am-9:20am
Toddler ONEsies ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

9:00am-11:00am
Spanish Immersion (0-5yrs.) ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

9:30am-10:20am
Toddler TWOsies ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

10:00am-12:00pm
Family Room (FREE)
Truckee Elementary School

10:00am-1:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

10:00am-3:00pm
KidZone Museum is OPEN! ($)

11:00am-12:00pm
Family Fun Friday: “Mud Pies” (FREE w/ Admission)
KidZone Museum

4:00pm-7:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

5:00pm-7:00pm
Free Summer Kick Off Family Night
KidZone Museum

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Activities for June 15th

Activities for Today!
Thursday, June 15th

8:00am-1:00pm
Tahoe City Farmers Market
Commons Beach

9:00am-11:00am
Toddler II (Ages 2-3.5) ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

9:00am-1:00pm
Infant Free Play ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

10:00am-1:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

10:00am-3:00pm
KidZone Museum is OPEN ($)
Toddler Messy Time @ 10:00am

10:30am-11:00am
Story Time (FREE)
Tahoe City Library

10:30am-12:00pm
Parent Toddler Learning Lab ($)
Conecta

11:00am-3:00pm
Open Gym ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

11:15am-11:45am
Toddler Storytime (FREE)
Incline Village Library

11:15am-11:45am
Preschool Stories (3+) (FREE)
Truckee Library

1:00pm-3:00pm
Infant Class ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

4:00pm-7:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

4:00pm-7:00pm
Lake Tahoe Markets
Incline Village Library Parking Lot

5:00pm-8:00pm
Truckee Thursdays 
Old Downtown Truckee

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Activities for June 14th

Activities for Today!
Wednesday, June 14th

9:00am-10:30am
Toddler I ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

9:00am-1:00pm
Infant Free Play ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

9:30am-11:00am
Parent-Toddler Learning Lab ($)
Conecta

10:00am-12:00pm
Family Room (FREE)
Truckee Elementary School

10:00am-1:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

10:00am-3:00pm
KidZone Museum is OPEN! ($)

10:30am
Buggy Bootcamp ($)
Truckee River Regional Park

10:45am-12:30pm
Toddler II ($)
Tahoe’s Connection For Families

11:20am-12:10pm
Spanish for Ages 2-5 ($)
Conecta

12:30pm-3:00pm
Open Gym ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

1:00pm-3:00pm
Infant Class ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

4:00pm-7:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

4:00pm-4:45pm
Story Time (FREE)
Incline Village Library

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Activities for June 13th

Activities for Today!
Tuesday, June 13th

8:00am-1:00pm
Truckee Certified Farmers Market
Truckee River Regional Park

9:00am-11:00am
Toddler I ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

9:00am-1:00pm
Infant Free Play ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

10:00am-10:45am
Music Together ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

10:00am-12:00pm
Family Room (FREE)
Truckee Elementary School

10:00am-3:00pm
KidZone Museum is OPEN! ($)

10:00am-1:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

10:30am-11:00am
Story Time (FREE)
Friends of the Kings Beach Library

10:30am-11:00am
Story Time (FREE)
Friends of the Truckee Library

10:30am-12:00pm
Mom’s Café (FREE)
North Tahoe Family Resource Center

11:00am-3:00pm
Open Gym ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

1:00pm-3:00pm
Infant Class ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families

4:00pm-7:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

4:30pm-5:15pm
Music Together ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

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Activities for June 12th

Activities for Today!
Monday, June 12th

9:00am-11:00 am
Spanish Immersion (Ages 0-5) ($)
Tahoe’s Connection for Families.

9:30am-10:20am
Toddler ONEsies ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

10:00am-12:00pm
Family Room (FREE)
Truckee Elementary School

10:00am-1:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

10:30-11:20am
Toddler TWOsies ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

11:30am-12:20pm
Preschool Gymnastics (Ages 3-4) ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

12:30pm-1:20pm
Preschool Gymnastics (Ages 3-4) ($)
Truckee Gymnastics

4:00pm-7:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District

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Activities for June 11th

Activities for Today!
Sunday, June 11th

10:00am-2:00pm
Truckee Community Farmers Market
12047 Donner Pass Rd

10:00am-3:00pm
KidZone Museum is open! ($)

11:00am
Story Time (FREE)
Word After Word Books

11:00am-5:00pm
Truckee Roundhouse Truckee Maker Show ($)
Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Co
(Make sure to visit Conecta’s play area)

12:00pm-6:00pm
Rec Pool ($)
Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District