Swing a club against cancer
Get your entry in and play a round of golf for a good cause during Mammoth Hospital’s 8th Annual Cancer Outreach Golf Tourney on Friday, June 24, at Sierra Star Golf Course. Co-sponsored by Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare and Healthcare Trust of Mammoth Lakes, the event is being held in honor of local cancer survivor Brian Venneman.
More info: contact Bubby Greene, 760.924.4128 or www.mammothhospital.com.
Breast cancer walk/run event
Walk or run, team or individuals, you can be part of Eastern Sierra Breast Cancer Alliance’s “Night of Lights” next Saturday, June 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the Bishop Union High School track.
Participants walk or run to raise cancer awareness and funds for local Inyo and Mono residents dealing with ALL types of cancer. Food and music are all part of the event, so get some exercise and enjoy a lovely summer evening, all the while helping a great cause.
Registration packets available at Northern Inyo Hospital, the ESBCA office and the Inyo County Library. Info/questions: 760.872.3811 or esbca.org.
Mono Basin Historical Society
The Old Schoolhouse Museum and Upside Down House in Lee Viining are open for the 2011 summer season. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. The Museum is located in Hess Park, corner of First Street and Mattly Avenue in Lee Vining, just off U.S. 395. A $2 donation per adult is requested. More info: call 760.647.6461.
Park underground at the Village
The Village Neighborhood Company has opened the underground parking garage to the public from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily (only closing at night to deter bear visits).
The underground lot and the outdoor parking lot across the street allow visitors easier access to The Village’s 13 dining and 14 shopping options.
Taste of the Bounty event
Sierra Bounty Produce Collective invites you to the first-annual “Taste of the Bounty” on Monday, June 20, from 4:30-8 p.m. at Stellar Brew off Main Street in Mammoth. Celebrate the summer season and the delicious harvest of food from the Eastern Sierra in this evening of local foods, music and the opportunity to meet local farmers.
Enjoy tasty foods prepared by Anything Goes Catering and Stellar Brew, beverages, and music by Sweetwater String Band.
Local growers include Simis Ranch, Mono Lake Produce, Banner Springs Ranch, Seismic Gardens, Goat Hollow Farms, Dennis Oakeshott, Apple Hill Ranch and Pumpkin Patch.
More info: visit www.sierrabounty.org or email email@example.com.
Grumpy’s Hot Dog Contest
Fancy yourself the next Joey Chestnut or Takeru Kobayashi? Well, then it’s time to start stretching out your stomach … Grumpy’s 4th Annual Hot Dog Eating and Pie Eating Contest is on for the July 4 holiday! Sign up at Grumpy’s or contact Scott at 760.934.8587.
Father’s Day picnic and concert
Dads are invited to a special Father’s Day Picnic & Concert @ the Mammoth Lakes Library, this Saturday, June 18, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. Enjoy hot dogs, chips, root beer floats, as well as games and chalk art drawing, prizes & raffles! And be sure to stick around for great live music from folk singer and storyteller Adam Miller starts at 6 p.m. Info: 760.934.4777.