What's Up This Week: May 25-30

Staff Writer

Monday, May 25:
There will be a ceremony honoring Native Veterans at 9 a.m. Memorial Day, at Sunland Cemetery in Bishop. The ceremony will be open to the local community.
VFW and American Legion posts in Bishop, Big Pine, Independence and Lone Pine will hold ceremonies at their communities respective cemeteries at 11 a.m. on Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 26:
The Calico Quilters Day Lilies will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. at the Highlands Park Family Recreation Hall. All interested quilters are welcome to attend. For more information, call President Barbara Stuhaan at (760) 873-9956.

Wednesday, May 27:
Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care is offering a free workshop entitled, “Good Relations with Our Wild Neighbors” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Imagination Lab, 621 W. Line St., Suite 204, in Bishop. This 90-minute session will teach attendees about inexpensive ways to reduce unwanted visitors and save birds from window strikes. For more information, call Cindy or Kelly at (760) 872-1487.

Thursday, May 28:
The Big Pine Community Services District is hosting a public meeting for property owners and residents to present the five stages of their Water Conservation Plan. The meeting will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, at the Big Pine Town Hall on Dewey St. A question and answer session will follow.

Friday, May 29:
The next Owens Valley Certified Farmers Market will take place from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative in Independence at the corner of Edwards (U.S. Highway 395) and Kearsarge streets. This week’s market will feature lettuce, spinach and other seasonal greens, root vegetables, onions, eggs, herbs, local arts and crafts, and baked goods. For more information, call (760) 915-0185.

Saturday, May 30:
The 11th Annual Evening Under the Stars begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 at the Arcularius Ranch in Round Valley. The event is a Round Valley School STEP Foundation Fundraiser. There will be a happy hour with live music, a silent auction, dinner under the stars and a live auction. Tickets are $40 per person, $75 per couple, or $275 for a table of eight. Tickets can be ordered online at roundvalleystepfoundation.com.