Main St. development meetings
The Town will kick off the first series of public input meetings on the proposed Downtown & Main Street Redevelopment Plan with a Workshop on Tuesday, April 2, from 6-8 p.m. in Suite Z (Council Chambers).
The following two days, Wednesday and Thursday, April 3-4, will have Open House events for the public to wander through, view the proposals, talk with staff and consultants and give input. Wednesday’s Open House will be in Suite Z from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday’s Open House will be in Fire Station #1 on Main Street, same times.
A Final Presentation will be held in Suite Z on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. More info: contact Jessica Morriss, Associate Transportation Planner, at 760.934.8989, ext. 225, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mono County Spelling Bee
Mono County Office of Education will hold a County Spelling Bee Competition for grades 4-6 and 7-9 at the Lee Vining Elementary School on Thursday, March 28.
Scheduled to compete in the Bee will be teams from Coleville, Benton, Bridgeport, Lee Vining and Mammoth Lakes. The competition will begin at 4 p.m., and is expected to run until about 7 p.m. The event is open to the public.
For more info or to ask questions, contact the Mono County Office of Education at 760.934.0031, and ask for Tammy Nguyen or Debie Schnadt.
Banff Film Festival Tour
Join Wilson’s Eastside Sports when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to Bishop for two evenings of mountain films next Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30 in the Charles Brown Auditorium at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop.
From the 350 films entered into the annual home festival in Alberta, Canada, this year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental and adventure films from the festival. “Crossing the Ice,” about two Australians attempting a trip to the South Pole – only to find a Norwegian ahead of them, won the Grand Prize and People’s Choice Awards.
Different films will be shown each night, varying in length from a few minutes to nearly an hour. Be sure and stop by the Friends of the Inyo table and say hello!
Doors open each night at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $12 each, available at Wilson’s Eastside Sportsand Inyo Council for the Arts in Bishop, or The Booky Joint in Mammoth Lakes. Tickets will also be available at the door the nights of the event with cash payment only. Please note: tickets are not available for purchase over the phone.
More info: contact Wilson’s at 760.873.7520, or visit Banff Film Festival online at www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/worldtour/.
DSES Spring Expo signups
Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra once again presents “Spring Expo,” DSES’s annual outdoor fundraiser, on Saturday April 6. Raise a minimum of $200 and join in a fun-filled day of events including a Fun Race, Poker Run, Photo Scavenger Hunt and Demo Tent.
Are you a Steve?
Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!
Sierra Classic Theater needs to fill a male role in the play “August: Osage County.”
Steve is fiftyish or younger, and a bit of a rake.
If interested, contact Director Allison McDonell Page at email@example.com.
Hospital Auxiliary scholarship
For more than 10 years, Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary has sponsored scholarships for college students pursuing medical or medically-related careers. And this year, the application period is now open. Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 1.) Completed two years of prerequisites in a medically-related curriculum, or worked for two years in a medically-related field in Mono County. Submit verification with application. 2.) Currently in a medically-related course of study. 3.) Is a current Mono County resident (two or more years). 4.) May be a graduate student who wishes to changes career path, or change to a different medically-related profession.
Applications are now available at the Mono County Library front desk in Mammoth Lakes, at the Mammoth Hospital Admission Window and at the Cast Off Cashier’s Desk. The Auxiliary has ample funds for scholarships.
All applications are due by April 30. Awards are issued for the current academic year only, and may not be postponed or reserved for future use. Proof of attendance will be required. If currently attending classes, attach transcripts, even partial ones. Questions: Suzanne Stokes, 760.934.5645.