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Fresno Flats First Friday: Nelder Grove, Part II

OAKHURST — Here’s a free event for history and nature-lovers: Fresno Flats Historic Park invites the community to attend the April edition of their First Friday Lecture Series. On Friday, Apr. 6, Brenda L. Negley will present “Nelder Grove, Part II,” with information on Nelder Grove history including the first inhabitants, first written accounts, John Muir, Galen Clark, John Nelder, ...

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Veteran’s Stand Down Includes Rock Therapy

OAKHURST – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, Apr. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at Sierra Pines Church, 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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April Audubon Events Feature Noted Bird Expert Jon Dunn

Contributed by Len McKenzie – MARIPOSA – Internationally renowned bird expert Jon Dunn, a prolific author or co-author of numerous publications about birds, will be the featured speaker at the April program of the Yosemite Area Audubon Society in Mariposa. An acclaimed authority on bird identification and distribution, Jon will present a slide program, “In Praise of Difficult Ducks,” at ...

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Native Youth Summit 2018 At Fresno City College

FRESNO — Fresno City College will be hosting the Native Youth Summit 2018 on Friday, Apr. 6, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s Summit is “7th Generation Strong: Native Youth Activism in the Age of Standing Rock.” The Summit is open to youth from 7th grade to college freshman. Registration ends Apr. 1. To register ...

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Bass Lake Businesses “Spring” Into Action

BASS LAKE – Bass Lake is about to burst with activity as two popular local lakeside businesses open for the summer this weekend. The Forks Resort is headed into their 71st season, and Miller’s Landing opens for their 37th season on Friday, Mar. 30. The Forks Resort and Miller’s Landing are both long-time favorites on the lake where you can ...

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Wine and Cheese in the Garden At North Fork School

NORTH FORK – Wine and Cheese in the Garden is returning Sunday, May 6, as Chawanakee Children’s Foundation hosts their annual spring fundraiser in the North Fork School garden. Come enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres in North Fork School’s organic garden from 2 to 5 p.m. Hansel Kern and Kern Family Farm volunteers will be giving guided tours of a ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Just Dot

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is just plain Dot. “Hi! I’m Dot, I am an adorable Basset Hound and Queensland Heeler mix — best guess! “I am about 4 months old and weigh around 7 pounds now, and I will be low to the ground when full grown, since that’s how I ...

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Red Cross Hosts Shelter Training Ahead Of Wildfire Season

OAKHURST — The American Red Cross of the Central Valley is hosting a Shelter Boot Camp training from Thursday, Apr. 19 through Saturday, Apr. 21 at Sierra Vista Presbyterian, 39696 Hwy 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644. Anyone interested in training as a Red Cross disaster volunteer is encouraged to attend; or register online. This multi-day offering of courses is designed to build ...

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Yosemite High Decathletes Bring Home Two Medals

SACRAMENTO — Yosemite High School students competed and medaled at the state Decathlon against nearly 600 decathletes from throughout California. The Yosemite Team includes Olivia Mattos, Kelsey Montalto, Hannah Hurtado, Bryce Talbot, Alexia Dahlin, Burke Stewart, Emily Anderson, Dillon Doss.  Coach: Carole Calderwood Bryce Talbot earned a silver medal in speech with a near perfect score. He competed in the ...

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Grace Community Church Easter Sunrise And Surprises

NORTH FORK — Grace Community Church invited the community to a special day starting with early morning service and concluding with a unique Easter egg hunt on Sunday, Apr. 1. Grace Community Church is located at 56442 Road 200 in North Fork. All are welcome! The schedule for Easter includes: 7 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service on the porch of Grace ...

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