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Yosemite Audubon Field Trip To Wawona

YOSEMITE — Be on the lookout for warblers, woodpeckers, flycatchers, wrens, and an abundance of coyotes as Yosemite Audubon members set out on a three-mile stroll around the meadow in Wawona. The field trip is scheduled for Saturday, Jun. 3. Participants can meet at Burger King in Oakhurst at 7:30 a.m. for carpooling, or meet in front of the store in Wawona ...

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Catching Up With Coarsegold 4-H

By Sara Lynch — The Coarsegold 4-H Club takes community service seriously and we participate in many projects throughout the club year. A few of our projects this year have been a free community clothing swap, collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, and collecting pet supplies for the SPCA. Our Community Service Project for May was volunteering and participating in Gold ...

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Executive Rockers Play Music In The Meadow

COARSEGOLD – Executive Rockers take the stage for the 13th annual Music in the Meadow, the annual festival on the grounds of the Coarsegold Museum, organized as a benefit for the nonprofit by the Coarsegold Historical Society. From noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jun. 3, Executive Rockers perform a mix of oldies, classic rock, 80s and country. The cost is $10 ...

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Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon

BASS LAKE – Excitement continues to build as preparations are underway for the 7th annual Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon, set in picturesque location rivaled by few. Triathletes are treated to a swim in clear mountain waters, followed by a challenging and a beautiful ride around the lake and through the Sierra National Forest to finish with a run along the glistening ...

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List-Lover Leaves Us With The Last Word

I received a ‘Memory” on Facebook the other day reminding me that I moved to Oakhurst five years ago this week. It was such an adventure leaving Salt Lake City where I had lived for 20 years, raised my children and essentially grew up. I tend not to go backwards into my memories. I would rather look forward to the ...

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Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Art And Wine Festival

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Courthouse is the oldest courthouse in the state, and west of the Rocky Mountains it’s the oldest courthouse still in use. Now, the public is invited to stroll around the stately grounds and enjoy a blend of fine art and great wine, as Mariposa Yosemite Art and Wine Festival returns for its 13th year on Saturday, May 27. ...

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Free Ceramics Demo At Mariposa Art And Wine Fest

MARIPOSA––– The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to host ceramic artist and Marine Corps veteran, Ehren Tool, who will give a free presentation and demonstration at the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Art and Wine Festival, Saturday, May 27 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on the Courthouse lawn, 5088 Bullion Street, Mariposa. Over his career, Ehren Tool has created over 20,000 ...

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Fireside Chat With Julia Parker

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Museum and History Center invite the public to a Fireside Chat with master basket weaver and storyteller Julia Parker. The event takes place on Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m. and admission is free. The Museum and History Center is located at 5119 Jessie Street. Julia Florence Parker was born 1929, according to Wikipedia, and is a ...

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Slow For Butterfly Migration In Yosemite

By C. Lee-Roney, NPS YOSEMITE — Highway 140 between Crane Creek and Parkline has become a killing zone for thousands of California tortoiseshell butterflies. This species emerges in spectacular numbers in some years (last in 2010), and is thought to be the source of Mariposa County’s name, which is Spanish for butterfly. Please help minimize the number of butterflies killed by ...

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Bass Lake Love Letter

BASS LAKE — There’s a new theme in the works around the lake this year: play like a local. In order to bring meaning to the message, a handful of local writers and photographers were invited by Visit Yosemite Madera County to spend an afternoon galavanting around the resorts and properties that line Bass Lake, seeking out what’s new this summer and ...

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