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Small Animal Shelter At Mariposa Elementary

MARIPOSA — This morning, the Central California Animal Disaster Team has been deployed to activate a small animal shelter at the Mariposa Elementary School for residents evacuated due to the Detwiler Fire, according to the organization’s Naomi Flam. Mariposa Elementary School is located at 5044 Jones Street in Mariposa. If residents need assistance with animal evacuation or large animal sheltering, please ...

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Arts Education For Youth In Juvenile Justice System

MARIPOSA – The California Arts Council announced its plans to award to the Mariposa County Arts Council a grant to fund their ongoing work with probation and foster youth as part of its JUMP StArts program. JUMP StArts supports arts education and artists-in-residence programs for youth engaged in the juvenile justice system. Activities may take place in classroom, after-school, social ...

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TR1BE Workshop At PLC: Historic Use Of Herbs For Well-Being

OAKHURST — The nonprofit group One Tribe Global (TR1BE) has partnered with the Positive Learning Center to offer a series of courses, and the next one is scheduled for Saturday, July 15: Historic Use of Herbs for Food and Health. Under the guidance of herbalist and educator Steven Flanagan, the workshop explores the old ways of using herbs for simple remedies ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week “Teddy” Seeks A Playful Lifestyle

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption program introduces Teddy: Hi! I am a Rottweiler mix, and I weigh about 75 pounds. Basically, I am just a big puppy and very playful. “He is such a beautiful boy,” says ACT volunteer Riley Hardison. “He is great with other dogs, but since he is a big active puppy he wouldn’t ...

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Veterans Stand Down This Weekend

COARSEGOLD – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, July 15 at Yosemite Lakes Community Church in Coarsegold, from 9 a.m. – noon, sponsored by Caring Veterans of America. The upbeat day offers friendship, free food, gear, haircuts and entertainment by the band Rock Therapy. Organizers also plan to have benefit advisers on hand to provide ...

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Filling Hearts And Backpacks

MARIPOSA — Mariposa AAUW is once again hard at work preparing backpacks filled with school supplies for designated middle school students who need assistance throughout our county. Students without appropriate resources may not have the necessary supplies or pack to carry them in. Each year AAUW volunteers work with the schools to determine the necessary school supplies for the packs. ...

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Mariposa Summer Fun Street Fair

MARIPOSA — Celebrate summer, celebrate local small business and celebrate hope for children and families in the community as the first Mariposa Summer Fun Street Fair will be on Friday, Aug. 11 on 7th Street in downtown Mariposa. This free fun-packed, all-ages festival will feature all local merchants, vendors and music. The Summer Fun Street Fair is a perfect event ...

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Summer Sweets: EMC SPCA Bake Sales

OAKHURST — Everyone needs a treat, right? A summer tradition continues that’s of special note to anyone with a sweet tooth and everyone who loves animals: the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA) will be positioned outside True Value in Oakhurst on Saturday, July 15 and 29, and August 12 and 26 with all kinds of delicious temptations designed to ...

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Library Presentation: Quilts, From Traditional To Art

OAKHURST — Creating art is a big part of Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone’s day, but mixed-media fiber art gives her “free rein” to create and surprise the viewer with a surface that is touchable. On Saturday, July 15,  Vivian Helena will conduct a special workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10:30 a.m. – noon entitled “From the Traditional to the ...

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Sierra Tel Blood Drive This Week

OAKHURST — If you’re one who likes and is able to give the gift of life, stop by Sierra Telephone’s Blood Drive on Thursday, July 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It’s sponsored by the Central California Blood Center for patients in Valley hospitals. Everyone is welcome: you do not need to be employed with Sierra Tel to participate. ...

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