Lake Tahoe Community Organizations

Whether you are new to the Lake Tahoe area, in need of help, or just looking for people to socialize with during your Lake Tahoe visit, you will find that a variety of active groups welcome your participation and support.

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Community Organizations in the South Lake Tahoe Area

Alcoholics Anonymous- Ladies of the Lake
Tuesday Evenings 7:30 PM
Sierra Community Church
1165 Sierra Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150

Al-Anon, Monday, 7 p.m., St. Theresa Parish Center; Wednesday, 7:15 a.m., Sierra Community Church, 1165 Sierra Blvd.; Friday, 5:30 p.m., St. Theresa Parish Center, (530) 573-2444.

Alcoholics Anonymous, meets daily at 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., 989 Tallac Ave., 24-hour hotline (530) 573-2444.

Alcoholics Anonymous Kingsbury Group meets at noon daily; 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; and 8 p.m. Tuesday is a Young Peoples Meeting, 160 Pine Ridge Drive off Kingsbury Grade, 24-hour hotline (530) 573-2444.

Alzheimer's Support Group, second Thursday, 5:30 p.m., South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, (530) 541-2304.

American Association of Retired Persons, third Friday, 5:30 p.m., SLT Senior Center, (530) 541-1371.

American Association of University Women, second Saturday, 10 a.m., every other month starting in September, and second Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., alternating months, locations vary, (530) 541-1371.

American Cancer Society Look Good-Feel Better Program, fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-8 p.m., Barton Hospital Board Room, (530) 543-5537.

American Legion Post 795, meets third Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd., across from Meeks Building Center. The Post also is open from 4-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday, (530) 541-8788.

American Legion Auxiliary, meets third Wednesday at 5:30 pm., Legion Hall, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (530) 544-1306.

American Red Cross, South Lake Tahoe Unit, second Thursday, 6:00 p.m., Calvary Chapel South Lake Tahoe, CA Call to RSVP: (530) 208-6139.

Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary board meeting, last Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m., Barton Hospital board room, (530) 542-4828.

Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, second Monday in February, April, June, September, November and December, locations rotate, (530) 542-4828.

Barton Memorial Hospital Hospice of the Lake Grief Support Group, third Thursday, 5 to 6:30 , SLT Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (530) 543-5605.

Better Breathers Support Group, third Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to noon, South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, (530) 542-9183.

Breast Cancer Support Group, third Thursday, 7-8:30 p.m., South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (775) 586-1066.

Citizens Alliance for Responsible Government, first Thursday, 6 p.m., South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, (530) 541-5710 or (530) 542-5740.

Civil Air Patrol, seniors first and third Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Cadets each Monday at 6 p.m., Squadron Building, Lake Tahoe Airport, (530) 541-5335.

Cocaine Anonymous, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 7 p.m., 931 Mackinaw Street.; Wednesday, 12:30 p.m., 1165 Sierra Blvd.; Thursday, 7 p.m., Regan Beach; Friday, 7:30 p.m., 1165 Sierra Blvd.; Saturday, 9 p.m., 927-B Tallac Ave., (530) 541-1063.

Diabetes Support Group, meets quarterly from 7 to 8 p.m., Barton Memorial Hospital board room
Phone: (530) 543-5548

Douglas County Democratic Club, 6-7:30 p.m., first Wednesday of each month, Douglas County Public Library, Minden, (775) 887-4042.

Douglas County Democratic Central Committee, 7 p.m., first Thursday, Overland Restaurant, Gardnerville, call (775) 265-1586.

Duplicate Bridge Club, 1 p.m., each Tuesday, SLT Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., call (530) 543-0730.)

Family Caregivers Support, fourth Monday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Sierra Community Church, (530) 621-6151 or 800-510-2020.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, meets second Monday, 3 to 4 p.m., in the Barton Hospital board room, (530) 541-3047.

Friends with Compassion (formerly Compassionate Friends), a support group for families who have lost a child of any age. For information on meetings and other gatherings call (775) 588-6997

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 p.m. each Wednesday, Sierra Recovery Center, 1137 Emerald Bay Road.

Junior Enrichment Tournament Tennis, board of directors meeting, first Tuesday, 7 p.m., 1724 Fortune Way, SLT.

Kiwanis Club of Lake Tahoe, Tuesday, noon, Lake Tahoe Community College cafeteria, (530) 573-4055.

Kiwanis Club of Tahoe Sierra, first and third Wednesday, noon, Fremont Bistro, (530) 542-0607.

Kiwanis Sunrisers Club, Tuesday, 7:30 a.m., Embassy Suites Resort, 4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (530) 544-5400.

Lake Tahoe Democratic Club meets the second Wednesday of every month in the Loft above the Blue Angel Cafe, 1132 Ski Run Blvd. (530)541-0152.

Lake Tahoe Hi-Lo's 4WD Club, fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1632 Eloise Ave., (530) 573-0587.

Lake Tahoe Reading Council, first Thursday, 4:15 p.m., Lake Tahoe Pizza Co., 1168 Highway 50, (530) 541-4111, ext. 261.

Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Association, second Thursday October through April, 6 p.m., for location call (775) 588-0619 or (775) 588-1748.

La Leche League of South Lake Tahoe, for phone support call (530) 577-8330.

Marine Corps League, first Monday, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, (755) 588-8837.

Military Officers Association of America (formerly The Retired Officers Association), fourth Thursday, 6:30 p.m., for locations call (530) 577-5006.

Multiple Sclerosis, first and third Thursday, 4 p.m., Carrows Restaurant, 2397 Lake Tahoe Blvd., near the "Y" (530) 544-5790.

Narcotics Anonymous, Saturday through Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 6 p.m., for locations call (530) 541-4100.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees, fourth Wednesday September through June, 1:30 p.m., Tahoe Douglas Senior Center, (530) 542-5824.

Narcotics Anonymous, daily meetings, various times and locations, Hotline (530) 541-4100.

National Alliance on Mental Illness South Lake Tahoe, 6 p.m., second Tuesday of month at SLT Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd., (530) 577-4740.

National League of American Pen Women, fourth Monday, except December, July and August, 6 p.m., (530) 541-3880, Ext. 213.

O.P.E.N., 5:30 p.m., first Tuesday, SLT Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (530) 541-1722.

Optimist Club of South Lake Tahoe, Wednesday, 12:15 p.m., Steamers Bar & Grill, (530) 544-8837.

Overeaters Anonymous, for meeting time and location call (775) 749-5680.

Party Bridge Club, Monday, 1 p.m., SLT Senior Center, (530) 541-4414.

Pop Warner Board of Directors, fourth Thursday, 6 :30 p.m., for location call.

Prostate Cancer Support Group, 5:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every other month(even-numbered months,) Barton Memorial Hospital Foundation building, 2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd., No. 400, (530) 544-0121 or (530) 543-5537.

Rotary Club of South Lake Tahoe, Wednesday, 12:15 p.m., Harrah's Lake Tahoe Convention Center, (530) 544-4100.

Rotary Club of Tahoe Douglas, Friday, noon, MontBleu, (775) 721-6887.

Sheriff's Team of Active Retired volunteers, 9 a.m., fourth Tuesday South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, (530) 573-3000.

Sierra Pine Needles, second Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Barton Hospital board room, (530) 542-3947.

Sons in Retirement, fourth Monday, noon, Tep's, (530) 541-3794.

Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe, Wednesday, noon, Harrah's Lake Tahoe Special Events Center, (530) 573-2433.

Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra, Thursday, 7:30 a.m., SLT Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (530) 544-5081.

Social Security at Tahoe, third Wednesday weather permitting, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Arts Building, Lake Tahoe Boulevard.

South Lake Tahoe Cancer League, last Thursday, 11:30 a.m., for location call, (530) 573-1703.

SLT Chess Club, every Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Blue Angel Café, 1132 Ski Run Blvd., (530) 545-0309.

South Lake Tahoe Elks Lodge, first and third Thursday, 6 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1635 Elks Club Drive, (530) 577-2094 or (530) 541-2941.

Lake Tahoe Historical Society board of directors, each Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m., at various homes, (530) 577-7415. Lake Tahoe Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday Memorial Day to Labor Day, (530) 541-5458.

South Lake Tahoe Moose Lodge, first and third Wednesday, 6 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1632 Eloise Ave., (530) 541-1632.

South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, potluck with entertainment, first Friday, 5:30 p.m., (530) 542-6094.

South Lake Tahoe Wedding & Honeymoon Association, meets 5 p.m., first Wednesday of month, location varies, (775) 588-3553, ext. 4622.

South Lake Tahoe Windjammers Yacht Club, third Wednesday at various locations, 6 p.m., (775) 267-0344.

South Lake Tahoe Women's Center Domestic Violence Support Group, Mondays, noon or 4 p.m., Women's Center, (530) 544-2118.

South Lake Tahoe Yacht Club, quarterly general membership meetings, monthly activities, (530) 541-1120.

South Shore Lions Club, third Thursday, 6 p.m., Lake Tahoe Community College Creekside Room, (530) 544-4414 or (775) 690-4478.

Tahoe Amateur Radio Association, second Saturday, 1 p.m., Zephyr Cove Library, (530) 544-5088.

Tahoe Area Coordinating Council for the Disabled, fourth Monday, noon, California Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation offices, 2489 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Suite 3, (530) 544-1127.

Tahoe Area Sierra Club, third Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas County Fire Station on Elks Point Road, (775) 588-5466.

Tahoe Art League, second Wednesday, 7 p.m., SLT Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., (775) 588-8899, www.Talart.org

Tahoe-Douglas Senior Center, second Wednesday, noon, (775) 588-6363.

Tahoe Mountain Milers and Sagebrush Stompers Running Club, weekly run and special events, (530) 541-5122 or (530) 542-3424.

Tahoe Region Advocates for Cycling, second Tuesday, 6 p.m., 298 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 5.

Tahoe Toastmasters, every Monday, 7:30 p.m., SLT Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd., (530) 545-2929 or (530) 541-4273.

Tahoe Youth & Family Services, Alcohol and Drug Recovery Group for Youth, Thursday 5:30 p.m., 1021 Fremont Ave., (530) 541-2446.

Tahoe Valley Duplicate Bridge, every Friday, 1 p.m., SLT Senior Center, (530) 541-8599 or (530) 544-4494.

Teen Diabetes Support Group, for teens with diabetes ages 12-19, meets quarterly in the Star Lake Building, 2489 Lake Tahoe Blvd., No. 6, (530) 543-5548

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Carrows Restaurant near the "Y," (530) 541-4345.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, (530) 542-3973.

Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m. weigh-in and 6 to 6:30 p.m. meeting , each Wednesday, South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex.

Widowed Persons Association of California, SLT chapter, last Sunday, 4 p.m., (530) 542-4912.

Community Organizations in the North Lake Tahoe Area

Arts for the Schools
Box 230
Tahoe Vista, CA
Phone: 530-546-4602
Art performance in public venues, any artist in residence in all schools.

Bear League
Box 502
Homewood, CA
Phone: 530-525-7297

Better Business Bureau
991 Bible Way
Reno, NV
Phone: 775-322-0657

Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
8215 Steelhead Ave, Box 1617
Kings Beach, CA
Phone: 530-546-4324

California State Automobile Association
7717 North Lake Blvd
Kings Beach, CA
Phone: 530-546-4245

Disabled Sports USA/Tahoe Adaptive Ski School
Box 9780
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-581-4161

Fulton Water Service
Box 1902
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-583-3644

Kiwanis Club of North Lake Tahoe
Box 5718
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-587-4766

League to Save Lake Tahoe
955 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone: 530-541-5388

North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce
380 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-581-6900

North Tahoe Business Association
Box 1023
Kings Beach, CA
Phone: 530-546-3270

North Tahoe PUD
875 National AVenue
Tahoe Vista, CA
Phone: 530-546-4212

Placer County Child Services
11795 Education St. #101
Auburn, CA
Phone: 530-889-5782

Placer County Health & Human Services
5225 North Lake Blvd.
Carnelian Bay, CA
Phone: 530-546-1930

Placer County Office of Economic Development
175 Fulweiler Ave
Auburn, CA
Phone: 530-889-4016

Placer County Redevelopment Agency
11493 B Avenue
Auburn, CA
Phone: 530-889-4287

Placer County Visitors Council
13411 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA
Phone: 530-887-2111

Placer County Water Agency
144 Ferguson Rd
Various Locations
Phone: 530-823-4860

Placer-Lake Tahoe Film Office
175 Fulweiler Ave., Auburn
Various Locations
Phone: 530-889-4091

Rotary Club of Tahoe City
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-583-257

Sierra Business Council
Box 2428
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-582-4800

Sierra Family Services
Box 7322
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-582-4222

Sierra Human Resources Association
Box 9912
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-581-8726
Educating our members on human resources, labor law, and related topics at monthly meetings.

Small Business Development Center
12036 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-582-4222

Squaw Valley Institute
Box 3325
Squaw Valley, CA
Phone: 530-581-4138

Squaw Valley Public Service District
1810 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA
Phone: 530-583-4692

Tahoe City Public Utility District
221 Fairway Drive
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-583-3796

Tahoe City Rotary
Box 2532
Olympic Valley, CA
Phone: 530-583-4423

Tahoe League for Charity
PO Box 1524
Tahoe City, CA
The Tahoe League for Charity produces an annual fundraiser "Win For Charity" on the Saturday after the 4th of July. The organizations bequests grants and scholarships to the North Lake Tahoe community.

Tahoe Mothers' Club
Box 1751
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-470-1074
The Tahoe Mothers Club is being organized to bring together families and children that might not otherwise meet. To learn from and support each other while making new friends and having a blast. Designed for anyone wanting to participate from pregnancy to age 6. We will offer a variety of programs, services and activities designed for young families; the following are just a sampling of what we will offer: General Meetings, Newsletter, Playgroups Coordination, Website, Mom’s Night Out, Kids Activities/Calendar, Special Interest Sub-Club Groups, Preschool Resources & Recommendations, Babysitting Co-Op, Community Philanthropy, Cooking Ideas, Our Favorite Places In-A-Pinch, Parenting Resources.

Tahoe Rim Trail Association
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV
Phone: 775-298-0012

Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors
1325 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA

Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education
Box 7978
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-581-5373

Tahoe Womens Services
8079 North Lake Blvd., #203
Kings Beach, CA
Phone: 530-546-7804

Tahoe Yacht Club/Wooden Boat Show
700 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe Marina Mall
Tahoe City, CA
Phone: 530-581-4700

Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce
10065 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-587-2757

Truckee Tahoe Seniors Council
Box 4152
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-550-7600

UC Davis Tahoe Research Group
UCD Development Office
Various Locations
Phone: 530-757-3209

US Forest Service
10342 Highway 89
Truckee, CA
Phone: 530-587-3558

West Shore Association, Homewood, California

Imagine a time of sleek, varnished wooden boats, of waterskiing over sparkling blue water and sailing on the winds of fresh mountain air. Imagine a time of casual walks along a pine covered path by a shoreline that borders a blue-green lake surrounded by snow capped mountains. This is Lake Tahoe's unique West shore today. An area of unspoiled natural beauty that provides a vacation lifestyle unmatched anywhere. Visit the Ehrman Mansion, Sugar Pine Point State park, Emerald Bay & Vikingsholm Castle, one of the most photographed locations in the world. Hike down to Vikingsholm castle built in 1929, General Phipps Cabin Sugar Pine Point State Park. An original log cabin built by the famous general, Gatekeepers Cabin/Marian Steinbeck Basket Museum, Sugar Pine Point State Park, site of the 1960 Winter Olympics Biathlon and Cross Country skiing events.