FOI’s National Trails Day at June Mountain
Join Friends of the Inyo for a very special National Trails Day event at June Mountain Ski Area this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteer to care for trails around June Lake … and you could win a June Mountain season pass!
No matter the weather, it’ll be a great day to give back and get outside.
Join Friends of the Inyo, the Inyo National Forest, Mono County and the June Lake Trails Committee for National Trails Day. Work projects at Gull Lake and around the June Lake Loop with trail maintenance and cleanup for volunteers of all ages and abilities, followed by lunch (a very generous and tasty thank you, courtesy of the Ski Area) and raffle prizes! Morning refreshments will also be provided, thanks to the June Lake Women’s Club.
Wear close-toed shoes and be prepared for the outdoors (water, sunscreen, bug spray). Bring a favorite pair of gloves and a friend! Meet 8:30 a.m. in the Ski Area parking lot. Info: 760.873.6500/www.friendsoftheinyo.org.
Birding by ear field workshops
Got those bird songs down yet? These 4-hour workshops begin at 8 a.m. and are geared for beginning and intermediate birders; all levels of birders welcome. Beginning near the shore of Mono Lake, the group will visit a variety of habitats gradually working its way up to an elevation of about 7,000-8,000 feet.
With 18 years of bird walk experience, Dave Marquart, Park Interpretive Specialist with the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, helps participants identifying a variety of bird songs and calls, and teaches techniques to remember them. Pick from four dates: Saturday, June 4, Saturday, June 25, Wednesday, June 29 and Wednesday, July 6.
Workshops are limited to 12 persons. Cost: $25. For registration and information call the State Natural Reserve at: 760.647.6331 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds go to support the staffing of the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve.
Crowley Lake Garage Sale
Spring means cleaning, and in Crowley Lake that means a Garage Sale on Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crowley Lake Community Center.
Reserve a space and a table for $10 to sell your items, or donate them to the Community Service Area 1 to sell. All proceeds will be used for future projects within the CSA1 district.
Enjoy free hot dogs and hamburgers inside the Community Center from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a information table about the CSA1 and its role. There will also be information about the new Community Garden. More info, to donate items or to reserve a space/table, call Kim McCarthy @ 760.935.4587.
MCA summer art camps
Mono Council for the Arts is looking for artist/teachers for a FREE Kids Summer Art Camp, Wed.-Fri., July 20-Aug. 12. Pay: $30/hr.
MCA also has new adult art classes from July 11-August 21. Artists create their own lesson plans, set the dates and times, enlist students, and set prices including materials fee (less 15%).
MCA will do all the advertising for the classes, which will be held at Edison Hall and/or Mammoth Lakes Art Center.
Go to www.MonoArts.org/ArtsinEducation to download forms. Deadline is June 3. Info: Gaye Mueller, 760.937.2942.
Boucher releases second book
Local author Debbie Boucher is back with her second novel, “Millennial Fears,” and the Booky Joint’s got her for a special book signing on Friday, June 10, from 3-5 p.m. Boucher’s first book, “Back to Normal,” came out last year.