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Wreck-It Ralph Screens For Kids Of All Ages

OAKHURST – Prepare yourselves for a fun family night out that benefits the Boys and Girls Club along with the Children’s Museum of the Sierra, and both in a big way. The Met Cinema is hosting a special fundraising event to benefit the two organizations, with a screening of the well-loved Disney animated feature “Wreck-It Ralph” on Thursday, June 27.

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Two Area B&Bs Earn Customer Service Recognition

OAKHURST – A Haven of Rest Bed and Breakfast in Oakhurst and Yosemite’s Sierra Mountain Lodge in Ahwahnee received word from Trip Advisor recently that they had earned the Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

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Solstice Gallery, Plants and Gifts

OAKHURST – Step into Solstice Gallery, Plants and Gifts and you may get a noticeably good feeling. It’s filled with plants, light, and images of nature. Vases and vessels line the walls along with stunning photographs. The small store feels spacious and if you happen to find yourself taking a deep breath and feeling more relaxed on the exhale than ...

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Pair of Fundraisers For Children's Museum

OAKHURST — The Children’s Museum of the Sierra is hosting a pair of fundraisers this week that they hope will generate the necessary funds to help keep the museum operating. The first takes place in Yosemite Lakes Park (YLP) – a free concert outside the clubhouse in front of Blue Heron Lake on Friday, June 21.

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A Kids-Eye View Of Tenaya Lodge

Written by Abby Williams FISH CAMP – In May, the fifth grade students from Oakhurst Elementary School went on a field trip to Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite. We had an awesome time and went on a scenic hike. I loved it! First, we walked in a large loop. We saw huge trees, like Cedar and Sugar Pines. There were also ...

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Students Rock Attendance And Ride Rewards

OAKHURST — As adults, we drag ourselves out of bed every single morning, even on days we’re not feeling ourselves, to get to work on time. As adults, we know that attendance matters, particularly with our employers. Now, imagine a child doing this every single day throughout the school year.

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"Mountain Area Fires" Blood Drive Thursday

OAKHURST – In response to the recent onslaught of fires, Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, June 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. “While we are hoping and praying that there will not be injuries, we feel that this is one way we can help by making sure we are prepared,” says Lori Prentice, ...

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Mountain Kids Hit The Beach

CATALINA — More than 50 willing and eligible 8th grade students from Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) embarked on a special experience last month to mark their promotion from middle to high school. Eager classmates along with two experienced teachers and seven patient parent chaperones, sailed 26 miles off the coast of southern California to Catalina Island for a three day ...

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Helping One Dozen Women: H.O.W. Marks Milestone

OAKHURST – Organizers behind the mountain chapter of Helping One Woman (H.O.W.) are honored to be marking one year in operation, as the group gathers for the 12th time in as many months. H.O.W. meets at the Queen’s Inn this Wednesday, June 19, at 6 p.m. in support of Linda Jeffries, who is grieving her husband after he sustained a ...

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Summer Tennis Camp For Kids

OAKHURST – Some say “love means nothing to a tennis player,” and here’s a chance for young people to find out whether or not that’s true. Summer Tennis Camp at Yosemite High School (YHS) is open to boys and girls ages 9-18. It’s an affordable 4 week program organized by a pro with over 20 years experience teaching tennis while ...

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