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MCW Tables And Taters Luncheon

OAKHURST – Delicious spuds and fancy table duds will be elevated to new heights as Mountain Community Women (MCW) invite the public to gather for the 28th annual Tables and Taters Luncheon, Raffle and Table Setting Contest, planned for Monday, Nov. 6 at the Oakhurst Community Center, starting at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited. The tasty and tasteful event features a ...

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Mariposa Students: AAUW’s Got Their Backs

Submitted by Cindy Harp — MARIPOSA — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Mariposa branch’s Backpack Committee has wrapped up another successful project, ensuring that 51 students started their school year with high quality backpacks and school supplies. For the past ten years Mariposa AAUW has helped provide backpacks and supplies to middle school students throughout our county who ...

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Midnight Book Release Party For John Green’s Latest

OAKHURST — Branches Books & Gifts is hosting a party and you’re invited, but you’re going to need to stay up late on a school night and it’s totally worth it. On Monday, Oct. 9 beginning at 9 p.m. Branches will be open for a rare nighttime celebration leading up to the Tuesday, Oct. 10, 12:01 am release of Turtles All ...

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This ARTober, Where Can You Find Art (The Bear)?

OAKHURST — Creative minds have been busy dreaming up art-centric activities throughout the month of October, dubbing the month ARTober in honor of the excitement — ARTober in Oakhurst is a month-long celebration of the arts. Among the many outings and adventures during ARTober, the search is on as everyone is invited to tune in and seek out “Art the Bear” ...

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Mariposa County Fire Safe Rally

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Fire Safe Council will be having their annual Fire Safe Rally on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Amigo Stage at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The Rally will provide residents with information on wildfire preparedness and prevention, information about our current programs, and a chance to speak to Cal Fire, ...

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Make Way For The Harvest Moon

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE – On the nights of Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5, take a look up in the sky and notice the Harvest Moon, the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox of Sept. 22. The moon is precisely full at 11:40 a.m. PST on Thursday, Oct. 5 and should look round and bright for both nights, at least. According ...

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Loss Of A Gem: History Burns In Railroad Fire

OAKHURST — Fire steals, even from those who fight it. It robs creatures of habitat, takes possessions, property, land, and sometimes, life. Fire also gives back: flames can be restorative, over time, for overgrown forests filled with beetle-infested, drought-plagued timber. Fire makes way for fledgling trees and new families of fauna to thrive on once-sterile ground. And fire can remind ...

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Rotary Hosts Oktoberfest Bingo And Poker Fun Night

OAKHURST — In celebration of fall fun including Oktoberfest, Oakhurst Sierra Rotary club is hosting its 3rd Annual Poker and Bingo Fun Night on Saturday, Oct. 7, with doors opening at the Oakhurst Community Center at 5 p.m. This event is a combination of a Texas Hold’em Poker tournament in the pavilion and a night of Bingo in the main ...

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Learning To Breathe II: Annapurna And Nagarkot

OAKHURST — “The quest for life is not to be afraid of yourself, but to be afraid that you have not challenged yourself to live fully in the present,” says artist Michael J. Costa, in advance of his Gallery 5 talk about recent travels and the impact they’ve had, both creatively and personally. Michael offers a special presentation on Sunday, Oct. 8, ...

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California Plein Air Exhibit At Ridgeline Gallery

MARIPOSA — Ridgeline Gallery will host an internationally recognized plein air exhibition with well-known and local artists. Among the more prominent nationally known exhibitors are Master Artists Thomas Kitts, Lisa Fricker, Will Maller and Marilyn Wear. Local favorites include Linda Abbott, Penny Otwell and Vickie Stewart. The exhibition opens on on Friday, October 6 at the Ridgeline Gallery located in downtown ...

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