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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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Library Workshop: Great Sierra Mines

OAKHURST — With a camera by his side, local author and adventurer Tony Krizan has been hiking and recording the “hidden locations snuggled within remote canyons and valleys” of the Sierra mountains for 34 years. Some of these locations are great Sierra gold and silver mines that he will present in photos at an Oakhurst Library workshop from 10:30 a.m. ...

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Audubon Field Trip to Foresta in Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Join members of Yosemite Audubon as they spend time on foot looking for woodpecker species, raptors, dippers, swifts and warblers, covering approximately two miles of remarkably diverse habitat in Yosemite National Park. The event takes place on Saturday, May 20, in Foresta, also known as Big Meadow. The group will meet in El Portal at 7:45 a.m. and make stops along the ...

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Getting Trashy Is Fun At Bass Lake Annual Spring Clean

BASS LAKE — Save the date for the Bass Lake Annual Spring Clean Event, set for Saturday, May 20. Once a year, like-minded individuals dedicated to making the world a more beautiful place, gather at Bass Lake for a tidy fling known as the Bass Lake Spring Clean. Volunteers will gather at 9 a.m. at Recreation Point along Road 222 ...

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Relay For Life Gears Up For May 2017 Event

OAKHURST — Eastern Madera County’s Relay for Life organizers are excited to announce plans for their 2017 event, The Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Oak Creek Intermediate School in Oakhurst. The theme this year is “Musicals.” “Partnering with the American Cancer Society, our local community of volunteers ...

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Premiere Of Matt Sconce Horror Film, “Altar”

FRESNO — Local filmmaker and co-owner of The Met Cinema, Matt Sconce, is getting ready for the premiere of his latest movie, a haunting horror picture, Altar. The red carpet will unfurl on Saturday, May 13 at the Crest Theater, starting at 5:30 p.m. Altar has won 21 awards over its festival run, and this marks Matt’s seventh feature film. “We’ll have celebrity guests, ...

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4th Annual ArtsFest Celebrates Art In Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Families are invited to attend the fourth annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event will promote art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere. Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Office of Education are hosting the event at Madera County Office of Education. Children will be ...

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Inflatables And Free Live Entertainment At Gold Rush Days

By Anita Johnson — COARSEGOLD — Live music, extreme inflatables, and a special dance to honor a local celebrity will be just part of the fun that visitors can expect to experience by attending Gold Rush Days at the Coarsegold Historic Village, organized by the Coarsegold Rodeo Association. The CRA says Wild Hare is playing a free concert Friday night starting ...

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