This Week's Mammoth Times Event Section

Staff Writer

‘Jumbo Wild’ film, Mountain Rambler Brewery, May 6
Friends of the Inyo invites everyone to a screening of “Jumbo Wild” at the Mountain Rambler Brewery at 9 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Mountain Rambler Brewery. From the acclaimed Sweetgrass Productions, “Jumbo Wild” explores the effort to protect a special place. All are welcome to enjoy a good beer and a movie about people trying to save a wild place and the amazing wildlife that calls it home. For info, e-mail, call 760-873-6500 or go to

South Tufa Tours, South Tufa Parking Lot Kiosk, May 7-8
All are invited to discover the mystery of Mono Lake’s bizarre tufa towers, strange alkaline waters and unique ecological system during a walk along the shores of this ancient lake. The group will meet at the South Tufa parking lot kiosk (five miles south of Lee Vining on U.S. Highway 395, five miles on State Route 120 east, follow signs for South Tufa).

Free Nature Videos and Children’s Time, the Mammoth Visitor Center, May 7-8
Come watch a variety of interesting videos in the Forest Service auditorium at the Mammoth Visitor Center each Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Also, at 2 p.m. on Saturdays only, ESIA will host a variety of fun activities for children. There will be arts and crafts and stories about the Eastern Sierra. For more information call 760-920-1163.

Music Unbound presents The Felici Piano Trio with guest Corey Cerovsek,
Cerro Coso College, Mammoth Lakes, May 7
Guest musician will be playing the violin with the Felici Piano Trio in a concert entitled, “Super-Heroes,” with music by Dvořák, Prokofiev and Beethoven (his explosive “Eroica” Symphony arranged for piano quartet). The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Cerro Coso College. Tickets ($20 Adult, $15 Senior, $7 Student) are available online (, at the Booky Joint, at the Inyo Council for the Arts, or at the door on concert nights.

Sierra Club Outing: Ski Tioga Pass Area to Greentreble Lake, May 8
Depending on snow conditions, the Sierra Club will embark on a 10-mile, strenuous ski tour of the Tioga Pass area. The group will meet at 8 a.m. at the Mammoth Lakes Union Bank or at 8:30 a.m. at the Lee Vining Ranger Station. For more information, contact Brigitte at (760) 924-2140 or

Earthquakes and volcanoes talk, SNARL, May 10 
Cynthia Pridmore, Engineering Geologist and Seismic Hazards and Public Outreach at the California Geological Survey and Dr. Margaret Mangan, scientist-in-charge at the California Volcanic Observatory, United States Geological Survey will host a lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings at the Page Center at SNARL, 1016 Mount Morrison Rd.  Admission is free and the public is invited. This lecture is not suited for young children. Lectures last approximately one hour. For more information contact Annie Barrett,; 805-893-5655 or Kim Rose,; 805-893-565

An Evening with Authors and Artists, Lee Vining, May 11
All are invited to a free reception celebrating the work of several talented individuals who have interpreted our familiar surroundings into wonderful works of words, images and objects of art. Light snacks, wine and beer that has been donated by June Lake Brewing will be served. Books and art will be available for purchase and signing. Local authors David Carle, Elizabeth Kenneday and artist and photographer Joyce Kobashi will be present. For more information go to