What's Up This Week: June 22-28

Staff Writer

MONDAY, JUNE 22 – Bishop Community Band
The Bishop Community Band will perform a weekly summer concert at 8 p.m. in the band gazebo in the front of Bishop City Park. Bring a chair and or a blanket and enjoy the cool of the evening with the marches of Sousa, the magic of Gershwin and the wit of Leroy Anderson, not to mention the raw energy of the Bangles. The concert is absolutely free of charge. For more information, contact leader Mark Hatter at spikewallace@hotmail.com or (760) 382-0127.

TUESDAY, JUNE 23 – Special council meeting
The Bishop City Council is holding a special meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 301 W. Line St. Items on the agenda include memorandums of understanding the City Management Group, Mid-Management Group and Bishop Employees Association, as well as a public hearing on a proposed resolution related to findings on energy savings.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24 – Bridge Club meets
The Bishop Bridge Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Church Hall, 700 Hobson St., Bishop. For more information, call (760) 873-4325.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25 – School board meeting
The Bishop Unified School District Board of Trustees is holding a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library off of West Pine Street. Agenda items include a presentation from Eastshore Consultants on bond refinance/sale of remaining bonds, approval of the 2015-16 budget, and approval of changes in the athletic code and Home Street Middle School schedule.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26 – Farmers Market
The next Owens Valley Certified Farmers Market will take place from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative in Independence, corner of Edwards (U.S. Highway 395) and Kearsarge streets. This week’s market will feature seasonal fruit and vegetables, eggs, herbs, local arts and crafts, and baked goods. For more information, call (760) 915-0185.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27 – Devils work day
Join the California Native Plant Society Bristlecone Chapter on a trip to help keep cheatgrass out of Devils Postpile National Monument with the park ecologist. The group will check the trail to Rainbow Falls and also Bear Crag climbing area on the Inyo National Forest. Meet at the Round Valley Road turnoff at 8:30 a.m. and carpool or 9:30 a.m. at the Postpile parking lot. Bring a lunch, gloves and regular field gear. About two to three hours of work, then lunch. Possibility of a visit to the Agnew Meadow wildflower trail on the way out. For updates, call Sue Weis at (760) 873-3485 or at sueweis@aol.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28 – LP VFW breakfast
Lone Pine VFW Post No. 8036 Ladies Auxiliary invites the public to a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at 481 S. Main St. The menu includes assorted breakfast meats, scrambled eggs, potatoes, biscuits and gravy and orange juice and coffee, all for an $8 donation.