IMACA food distribution dates
Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action (Inc) IMACA will be distributing USDA commodity meats, vegetables, fruits, grains, and dairy products to low income residents of Inyo and Mono counties.Only one person per household may pick-up food. No food will be distributed during senior luncheons at any of the sites.
March 13: WALKER 1- 2 p.m., Senior Center, 399 Mule Deer Rd.; BRIDGEPORT 2-3 p.m., Medical Clinic @ 221 Twin Lakes Rd.; LEE VINING 1-3 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 126 Mono Lake Ave., and JUNE LAKE 4-6 p.m. Community Center, 90 W. Granite Ave.
March 14: MAMMOTH 9:30-11:30 a.m., IMACA Office @ 625 Old Mammoth Rd.; BENTON 12:30-1:30 p.m. Community Sr. Center, 58869 Hwy 120; BISHOP 1-2:45 p.m., Senior Center, 506 Park Ave; BIG PINE 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Town Hall Sr. Center, 180 Dewey St.; INDEPENDENCE 9:30-11 a.m., Sierra Baptist Church, 346 N. Edwards St; LONE PINE noon-2 p.m., IMACA Office, 120 S. Main Suite 9; CARTAGO 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the home at 211 N. Cartago St.; and DARWIN 10 a.m.-noon, Community Library, 335 1st Ave NW.
Info: 800.541.1822 or 760.873.8557.
White Mountain lecture
The University of California White Mountain Research Station invites the public to a lecture on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Greg Haverstock Archeologist from the BLM Bishop Field Office will present a talk entitled, “The Prehistoric Utilization of High Elevation Resources in the Inyo Mountains of Eastern California.” Free. WMRS is located at 3000 East Line St. in Bishop. Info: 760.873.4344.
Hospital series: “Heart Health”
Mammoth Hospital’s Lecture Series “Live Better, Live Longer: Heart Health,” sponsored by the Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary. From Mammoth Cardiology, on Thursday, March 22, David Baker, MD, presents “Live Smart for the Heart.” Both lectures will be held at 6 p.m. in the Family Medicine Clinic Lobby. Lectures are free; no reservations necessary. Refreshments served. Info: Kiara Raazi, 760.924.4116.
Library St. Patrick’s concert
Free St. Patrick’s Day Concert with String Theory and special guests, -5-7 p.m. presented by Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library. People of all ages are invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Mammoth Lakes Library with String Theory, Gilly McChesney and guests, Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 5-7 p.m. The event serves as a kick-off to the Library’s participation in the Inyo-Mono Community Reads program which highlights Aron Ralston’s story of rock climbing, strength & adversity: “127 Hours/Between a Rock & a Hard Place.” Community Reads will feature rock climbing movies and programs and access to copies of the book.
String Theory, made up of Greg Smith, vocal, mandolin and guitar, Dan Connor, vocals, guitar and bass and Charlie Broten, vocals, fiddle and guitar play a wide variety of Celtic, original, pop, folk, and jazz music in a distinctive acoustic style mixed with humor. Enjoy beautiful ballads, rousing reels and jigs along with some of String Theory’s original tunes. Info: 760.934.4777. Free!
Free Tax Aide
The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation once again has partnered with the Mammoth Lakes Library and Cerro Coso Community College to offer free tax help, preparation and e-filing for low- and middle-income taxpayers.
Volunteer counselors are trained and certified through the IRS/AARP training program each year, and are qualified to assist with virtually any tax issues. Spanish speaking volunteers are available. From Feb. 1-April 16, the service is being provided at the Mammoth Lakes Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-5 p.m.
Call Sue Stavlo 760.934.5674 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for info or appointments. Walk-ins welcome.