An evening of Patsy Cline
Join the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) and the Inyo National Forest in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area Visitor Center with performing arts at the Visitor Center.
This Saturday, Aug. 25, at 6 p.m., enjoy a very special show, “An Evening of Patsy Cline,” with Juliana Olinka and special guests. Olinka has played the role of the legendary country singer in the play/musical “Forever, Patsy Cline” on several occasions here in the Eastern Sierra.
The events is free, family friendly, and open to the public!
More info: contact Kristin Reese at 760.647.3010, firstname.lastname@example.org or at Scenic Area Visitor Center, located just off U.S. 395 at the north end of Lee Vining, overlooking beautiful Mono Lake.
Flip flops for food donations
There’s still time to help IMACA (Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action) and the Eastern Sierra Bank wrap up their summer Food Drive on a high note. Until the end of August, bring in 5 food items to any E.S. Bank Branch Office located in Bishop, Mammoth & Bridgeport, and receive a free pair of flip-flop sandals while supplies last!
For more information contact Food Program Coordinator Glen Cokeley a 760.873.8557, ext. 26.
Plastic bottle trade-in
Mammoth Lakes Tourism is proud to partner with Nalgene, American Park Network, and Brita® Hydration Station™ on a plastic bottle trade-in program in support of the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA).
Beginning this week, area residents and visitors to Mammoth Lakes and Lee Vining, CA are invited to recycle their single use and disposable plastic bottles in exchange for a limited-edition reusable Nalgene bottle. At the Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitors Center, visitors can also enjoy healthy, refreshing refills of all bottles at a new Brita® Hydration Station™.
In addition to trading in their old bottles, residents and visitors are encouraged to take a pledge not to use disposable and single use bottles for a week, a month or a year. A suggested donation of $5 will support the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), and 100% of donations will go toward supporting the organization.
Visitors can stop by either the Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center or Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, a designated California Welcome Center, during regular visitor center hours to trade in their bottles and sign the pledge.
The Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, a designated California Welcome Center, is located one mile off U.S. 395 on Hwy 203 (2510 Main Street), at the entrance to the Town of Mammoth Lakes. It is open daily year-round from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding some holidays. More info: 760.924.5500 or visit www.esiaonline.org.
The Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitors Center is located at the north end of Lee Vining overlooking Mono Lake. It’s open April – November; summer hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Info: 760.647.3042 or visit www.esiaonline.org.
More info: Whitney Lennon, Mammoth Lakes Tourism, WLennon@VisitMammoth.com.
Parents helping parents
Are your kids stressing you out?
Are you having trouble getting them to listen? Need help getting your family under control? You are NOT alone, says Wild iris Family Counseling.
Whether you’re dealing with toddler tantrums or a defiant teenager … join Wild Iris’ Parents Helping Parents Support Group where you can share your experiences and learn useful tips that can help make your important job as a parent less stressful!
Topics might include: Single Parenting, Coping Skills, Life Skills, Child Development Discipline and Parenting Strategies. Classes meet on Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Wild Iris Family Counseling & Crisis Center, 625 Old Mammoth Rd. Suite 201 in Mammoth Lakes. And they’re free. Info: call 760-934-2491 or e-mail: email@example.com. Classes made possible via Mono County GIS Grants.