Mammoth Troops packing day
The Mammoth Troops Committee will have another one of its care package events on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 11:30 a.m. in the Mammoth Lakes Community Center. The volunteers box up a variety of goodies from home — everything from letters to home-baked cookies to The Sheet — for Mono County’s 20 servicemen and women currently deployed in the armed forces all over the globe. Lots of items are needed: sunscreen, lip balm, energy bars, and odds and ends such as beef jerky, pepperoni, nuts, granola bars, gum and hard candy.
Questions/info: contact Tim Standifer at 760.935.4777, Lanie Somers at 760.935.4422 or Darla Howley at 760.934.7201. Also e-mail any information about other service members you know to email@example.com.
Master Gardener series event
The University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Inyo & Mono Counties invite the public to “Extending the Garden Season,” a free workshop and tour on winter gardening this Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Jill Kinmont Boothe School in Bishop Local gardeners will share strategies on how to protect against frost and cold and demonstrate techniques to help you garden throughout the year. More info: 760.872.2098.
Live better, live longer
Mammoth Hospital’s “Live Better, Live Longer” Lecture Series continues this Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Sierra Park Family Medicine Lobby at 6 p.m. with “Breast Health” by Yuri Parisky, M.D., and “Breast Self Exam: Why and How” by Christina Lynn, Mammography Coordinator.
Know someone who is a cancer survivor, or who is fighting or lost a battle to cancer? Honor them with a luminary for a $20 donation to the Healthcare Trust of Mammoth Lakes. Luminaries will be displayed Oct. 24 – 31 at Mammoth Hospital. Funds raised suppor those who cannot afford a mammogram screening. Contact Bubby Greene at 760.924.4128.
Attendees will receive a coupon for a $75 mammogram. This event is free to all community members. More information, contact Kiara Raazi at 760.924.4116 and visit www.mammothhospital.com.
Rock ‘n roll to “Bye Bye Birdie”
Tickets are on sale now for Playhouse 395’s fall musical, the ’50s Broadway hit “Bye, Bye Birdie.” The funny musical satire about life in the 50s — when gas was $.30 a gallon, rock ‘n roll ruled the airwaves and everyone was going steady — centers around the arrival of an Elvis-like performer in small town. The show will run Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12, and 18-19 at 7 p.m. nightly in the Bishop Union High School Auditorium. Saturday matinees on Nov. 12 & 19 at 2 p.m.
Tickets ($6-$15)can be purchased on line or through our box office at 168 W. Line Street. Telephone orders can be placed by calling 760.920.9100. Online purchases can be made at www.playhouse395.com. Special bargain pricing is available for the first matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 12, with all seats selling for $8!
WMRS Special Geology Lecture
The University of California White Mountain Research Station invites the public to a special lecture on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. with Dr. Jason Saleeby, Professor of Geology from the California Institute of Technology, Division of Geologic and Planetary Sciences will present a talk entitled: Epeirogenic transients related to mantle lithosphere removal in the Southern Sierra Nevada Region, California. All lectures are FREE to the public. White Mountain Research Station is located at 3000 E. Line St. in Bishop. More info: call 760.873.4344.