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Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. Presents The Spring Fling

NORTH FORK — The Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. presents its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, Apr. 29, at the North Fork Town Hall. The show will be one night only, and will be an evening of music and laughs featuring the return of the “Blues Brothers,” backed up by the horn section of Josh Freeman, Aaron Kern, Dan Rosenberg and ...

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One Tribe Global: Goddess In The Garden Festival

OAKHURST — “In 2014, two friends and I were discussing ways to bring a sense of greater connection to our community,” D’Elle Milton explains. “The idea of ‘One Tribe Global’ was born of a desire to create opportunities to explore, support and enhance our lives together in meaningful and joyous ways.” One Tribe Global is a non-profit association founded whose ...

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Oakhurst Library Workshop: What is the Grand Jury?

OAKHURST — Have you ever wondered what a Grand Jury is, how it works, or if you could ever serve on one? Now is the time to get those answers. On Saturday, Apr. 29, the Oakhurst Branch Library will host an informative workshop about what makes California Grand Juries unique. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon in ...

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Free Workshop On Smart Irrigation And Water Management

Written by Elizabeth Gabriel — MARIPOSA COUNTY — Gov. Jerry Brown has declared the drought over – for now — except for Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Tuolumne counties. The latest snowpack numbers showed the Central Sierra is at 168 percent of normal. But that’s no reason to slack off on the water-saving strategies you’ve developed. To help you keep conserving, ...

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North Fork Scout Troop 357 Holds Recruitment Event

NORTH FORK — North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357, along with Cub Pack 357, will be holding a recruitment evening at the Scout Building in North Fork (next to the Town Hall) on Thursday Apr. 27 at 7 p.m. In addition to weekly meetings, Scouts of Troop 357 participate in once-a-month weekend activities including camping at Morro Bay and Yosemite ...

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Multiple Sclerosis Run, Walk, And Bike-a-thon

Submitted by Debbie Sue Wass — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County 4-H Citizenship project is planning their 6th annual Multiple Sclerosis Bike-a-Thon for Sunday, Apr. 23. This event is open to the public and all ages are invited to participate. New this year, we are including Runners and Walkers. The 10-mile course starts in Catheys Valley at the corner of ...

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Diva Dibblers Show Their Tree Planting Skills At Earth Day

Written by Mia Mandel — NORTH FORK — Come celebrate our Destination Imagination champions at Earth Day on Saturday, Apr. 22, in North Fork. Our local North Fork tree-planting team has been awarded third place in the state of California at a tournament in Sacramento! The Fantabulous 4 Diva Dibblers met a challenge put forth by Destination Imagination, a national ...

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Dr. Essex Retires, Yosemite Dental Care Expands

OAKHURST — Longtime local dentist Dr. David Essex has retired, and ownership of his practice has transferred to Yosemite Dental Care, expanding from Mariposa to provide Oakhurst with a familiar brand of dental service. The office is located at 49722 Road 426, Suite 104, in Oakhurst. “I have been lobbying Yosemite Dental Care in Mariposa for years, stating that when they were ready, I would ...

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Battle Of The Badges Softball Tourney At YHS

OAKHURST — Don’t miss the “pitched battle” already heating up ahead of this Saturday’s Battle of the Badges Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at Yosemite High School. The community is invited to enjoy a day of friendly but fierce competition and cheer on their favorite teams, while helping to raise much-needed funds for the Lady Badgers softball teams. This family-oriented event ...

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Math Students Experience Ups And Downs Of Engineering

By Robin Ward — OAKHURST — First and foremost, I love my job as a fifth grade teacher at Oakhurst Elementary school, where I have taught going on ten years now. It is also amazing to be part of a community that wraps its arms around the success of our children and embraces the success that kind of spirit fosters. ...

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