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Student Arts And History Showcase Explores Violence

Submitted by Evan Higgins — OAKHURST — By the time someone in America has turned 18 they will have witnessed 16,000 television murders and 200,000 acts of television violence. Violence can be emotional, verbal or physical and its victims can spend a lifetime coping with the wounds. It comes in the form of wars, it can be institutional, it can ...

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Oakhurst Community Concert Band Spring Concert

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Community Concert Band presents their Spring Concert on Sunday, Apr. 8 at Mountain Christian Center. The program starts at 3 p.m. and features a special guest appearance by the Yosemite High School Wind Ensemble. As always, the concert is free. Click on image to enlarge. The music for this performance ranges from familiar to inspirational, with something ...

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MSO Is Calling All Young Master Superhero Composers

MARIPOSA – With the clock ticking and time rapidly running out, young composers from Mariposa County can still save the day, but only if they act fast. The deadline for the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra and Mariposa County Arts Council’s 2018 Young Master Composers Celebration is nearly here, with all entries due by 4 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 30. The Young ...

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Sugar Pine At YGR For St. Patrick’s Day

OAKHURST — The  Yosemite Gateway Restaurant (YGR) welcomes the well-loved local band Sugar Pine to the stage on Saturday, Mar. 17 for a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day appearance. The event is free, starting at noon and lasting until 3:30 p.m.. Sugar Pine will play while guests of age enjoy green beer, and everyone is welcome to purchase a plate of ...

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JCF Hospital Presents Cottonwood Creek

MARIPOSA — The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation presents a fun-and-music-packed party on Saturday, Mar. 17 — also known as St. Patrick’s Day — at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 6 – 11 p.m. Headlining the event is the band Cottonwood Creek. The $25 ticket includes the price of the show, a dinner of corned beef and cabbage or vegetarian ...

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6th Annual Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding

CLOVIS – The Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding scholarship fundraiser is held to raise money for scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors in the surrounding mountain area. Participants will want to register for the 6th Annual Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding, which takes place this year on Saturday, Mar. 17, at Blasingame Ranch in Clovis. The first event starts ...

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Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Bingo Night

OAKHURST — Gather your daubers as ye may and let the road rise to meet you — it’s time for Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Bingo. Doors open at the Oakhurst Community Center on Saturday, Mar. 17. beginning at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. $25 includes dinner and bingo cards, with delicious fare provided by the Kiwanis including lasagna, salad, ...

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Annie The Musical! At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST — With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. The Golden Chain Theatre presents this classic tale of a child determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage, run by the cruel and embittered Miss ...

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Local Mariposa Artists Featured At Public Reception

Submitted by Cara Goger – MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception recognizing the work of local painter, John Tomsick, and ceramic artist Phyllis Becker, on Thursday, Mar. 8, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery located in historic downtown Mariposa. Light refreshments will be served. Both Becker and Tomsick have ...

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Fresno Flats Lecture Features Brenda Negley On Nelder Grove

OAKHURST — History and nature-lovers, make note of this free event that’s right up your alley, as the good people at Fresno Flats Historic Park invite the community to attend the March edition of their First Friday Lecture Series. On Friday, Mar. 9, Brenda L. Negley will present “Nelder Grove, Part I,” with information on the trail systems, sequoia ecology, ...

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