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Ongoing NIH GIFT SHOP
The Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop, in the lobby of the hospital, is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. The shop carries a wonderful selection of baby clothes and accessories, unique gifts and is the only place in town that sells See’s Candy. The shop accepts credit cards.
FRIENDS OF THE INYO
Friends of the Inyo’s summer calendar of free outdoor educational and volunteering events throughout Mono and Inyo counties is up on the Events tab of its website, friendsoftheinyo.org/ events, and is full of offerings to the public that include interpretive hikes, half-day volunteer cleanup events and multi-day backcountry stewardship events, nature-based yoga, and desert campouts. Most events have a limit of attendees to keep group sizes manageable and ensure a quality experience in nature while respecting habitat, therefore, early signup is encouraged.
AL AUXILIARY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Attention teens in need of service hours and adults who just want to volunteer. The American Legion Auxiliary needs volunteers for their various activities though out the year, If interested, please call Danielle White 760 873-5839, Joyce Curwick 909 3422167 or Jan Alcorn 909 973-3166.
WILDLIFE PROGRAMS OUTDOORS
Wildcare Eastern Sierra offers free outdoor education programs in its yard when weather allows. Hawks, raven, snakes, birds, reptiles; nests, feathers, bones, rocks, shells, more. Families, small groups, clubs: call the center at (760) 872-1487 to schedule date.
ADOPT A SHELTER DOG
Give a dog a reason to be thankful – adopt a shelter dog for $10.* The fee is for the entire month of November.
*Fees include spay/neuter and first set of shots For more information, please contact the Inyo County Animal Shelter at (760) 938-2715. Address: 1001 County Road, Big Pine Hours: TuesdayFriday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., closed Monday. This promotion and message is brought to you by Eastern Sierra Dog Rescue.
Saturday, Oct. 29 HALLOWEEN YARD SALE
American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 118, will be having its Halloween Yard Sale from 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. The organization will be raising money for the veterans Christmas gifts and Girls State. The sale will be at 3154 S. Tumbleweed Road, Bishop. Children in costume will get a treat.
The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center is hosting its second annual Bizarre Bazaar, an outdoor craft fair on the front lawn of the Cultural Center from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. , which will feature spook-tacular craft items made by local vendors to get a head start on holiday shopping. There will be food, raffles, cake walks, pumpkin carving contest, costume contest and a traditional card tournament! All vendors are welcome to set up for $10 plus a raffle item donation by Friday, Oct. 28. For more information, contact the Cultural Center at (760) 873-8844.
Jaimie Parks, Medicare counselor for Inyo and Mono counties, will be giving a giving a Medicare essentials presentation at 2 p.m. at the Bishop First United Methodist Church, 205 N Fowler Street. HICAP is a federally funded program designed to help people understand Medicare and their options. The agency provides many services and a place people can go for unbiased Medicare information. For more information, go to www.coasc.org/programs/hicap/.
COSTUME GALA AT C5 STUDIOS
Costume contest, live music and dance party for guests 18 and older from 7 p.m. - midnight. Special dance party with Sandy and the High Country. Purchase tickets online at c5studios.org.
MURDER MYSTERY PLAY
“Tête-à-Tête,” a murder mystery play set in 1920s Paris, is set to open at 7 p.m. at the newly refurbished Forum Theater in Lone Pine. “Tête-àTête” is a magical, dramatic look into the art scene of Paris and a tricky mystery inspired by the works of Agatha Christie with the audience getting a chance to guess whodunit, how, and why. Tickets are $20 each and are sold on Eventbrite under “Tête-à-Tête: A Murder Mystery Play in 1920’s Paris.” Email email@example.com for more information.
Tuesday, Nov. 1 COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Inyo County Board of Supervisors meets in regular session at 10 a.m. with the agenda available at the county website, www.inyocounty.us. The meeting will be held in the Board Chambers at the County AdministrativeCenterinIndependence, 224 N. Edwards St. You can stream meetings live and participate via Zoom through the county’s website at www. inyocounty.us. Join geography Professor Glen MacDonald to explore the changing California wildfire regime during the 21st Century and its related causes from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the White Mountain Research Center, 3000 E. Line St., Bishop. For more information, contact Gaylene, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 2 NIH AUXILIARY
The Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary meet every Wednesday at the Hospital Annex 2759 Birch Street (enter at the Grandview Street Entrance) at 10 a.m. The second Wednesday of the month is a General Meeting. Other Wednesdays are devoted to making crafts for the annual Holiday Boutique. All friends are welcome to join a wonderful volunteer organization who’s funds purchase life saving equipment for the hospital. For more information, contact President Judy Fratella (760) 873-4059.
The Eastern Sierra Photographers Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Jill Kinmont Boothe School, 166 Grandview Road, Bishop. Visitors welcome. For information, contact Lynn Lippincott, (760) 937-7736.
Thursday, Nov. 3 PALISADE GLACIER DAR
Palisade Glacier Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will have its regular scheduled meeting at noon at Whiskey Creek in Bishop. Those interested in joining this service organization who reside in Inyo or Mono counties may contact the Daughters at email@example.com.
Bishop TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Thursdays, 6 p.m., at the Highlands Senior Clubhouse. TOPS can help you reach your weight loss goals - providing tools, information, support and accountability. For more information contact Teresa at 8726729 or visit www.tops.org.
Saturday, Nov. 5 HOLIDAY BAZAAR
The Bishop United Methodist Women’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the United Methodist Center building at the Bishop First United Methodist Church, 205 N Fowler Street. The bazaar will feature a variety of tasty baked treats, free coffee, and many hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind items, including fall and winter home décor, as well as upcycled items, gifts, hand-knit and hand-crochet hats and scarves, baby items, and much more. For children, supervised crafts with a snack will be available for $2 per child, while their adult shoppers enjoy the bazaar.