“Teeter Tots” class
First 5 Mono County’s free “Teeter Tots” class, parents and caregivers can learn to turn stories, art projects and play time activities into learning opportunities that help prepare children 16 months to 3 years of age to succeed in school.
Each week’s class activities are related to a featured book and include songs, crafts and learning games to help children build self-control, problem-solving abilities and social skills.
The free class meets on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Mammoth Lakes Library. More info or sign up contact Molly DesBaillets at 760.924.7626.
First and Second Grade Coed Instructional Basketball gets young players schooled in how to hoop it up. Introduce your youngster to the wonderful sport of basketball. Starting Wednesday, Jan. 19, through March 13, kids will learn the fundamentals in a clinic and mock-game setting Wednesdays from 5:30–7:30 p.m. in the Mammoth Elementary Multi-Purpose Room. Thanks to the generous donation of brand-new, child friendly hoops, this program will be offered free of charge to the first 40 children. Info and to register call John Connolly at 760.934.8989, ext. 234.
Meanwhile … The “Hot Shots” Co-ed Basketball League has begun with games underway on Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the MES MPR. “Hot Shots” will improve the basic basketball techniques of shooting, dribbling, passing, offense, defense, and the rules. Parents are also actively involved, serving as coaches, scorekeepers or referees.
Comedy traffic school
The I’ll Never Speed Again Comedy Traffic School will hold the only DMV approved class for traffic violators in the Eastern Sierra. Attending traffic school will dismiss a moving violation ticket, and keep a motorist’s Good Driver insurance discount.
Former dean of Cerro Coso College, Joe DeFlyer, will teach the class. The next session is on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Church of Religious Science, 129 E. Line St. in Bishop. Pre-registration is required; call 800.941.2687.
MLPD Hispanic Comm.
Mammoth Lakes Police-Community Hispanic Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, January 25 at 6 p.m. in Suite Z (Town Council Chambers) to further refine the role of the committee and plan for future activities. The Committee has begun planning for some form of open, community forum to address the questions and concerns of the community that will be held sometime in the Spring.
The meeting is open to the public and will include a public comment period. The election of a Committee co-chair and planning for the community forum will be discussed.