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Eat Rigatoni, Support Fire Station #10 In YLP

COARSEGOLD – For 14 years, the Ladies of the Lakes Women’s Club in Yosemite Lakes Park has hosted a dinner to raise funds for their local firefighters at Madera County Fire Department Station 10. This year’s Rigatoni Dinner will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the YLP Clubhouse, and as always, all profit from ...

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Mariposa Farm & Ranch Tour Celebrates County’s Ag Traditions

Submitted by Len McKenzie MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa AgriNature Association invites all county residents and visitors to participate in this year’s Farms & Ranches project at the properties of several local agricultural producers on Saturday, September 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Featured locations on the tour will include CostaLivos Mountain Gold Olive Oils in downtown Mariposa, Sierra ...

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Fishing with Sally at Saddlebag Lake

Sally and I escaped the smoke, heat and a PG&E Smart Day, and headed up to beautiful Saddlebag Lake in the Tioga Pass area for a day of fishing.   Where: Inyo National Forest Distance: About 5 Miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation Range: 9,524’ – 10,167’ Date: September 10, 2015               We headed east on the Tioga ...

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Health, Fitness, Art & Food: It’s Friday At Class.

OAKHURST – Call it what you want: a lightbulb moment, an epiphany, a sound idea. Whatever term is used, it’s what Virginia Eaton had, and now locals may benefit as a result. She’s the owner of a new community fitness center designed with an emphasis on living — and aging — well. The Grand Opening of Class, the Body Pastiche ...

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Fiction Writing Workshop For Aspiring Authors

OAKHURST – As part of the Oakhurst Branch Library’s community offerings, local author Jennifer Moss will be giving a 6-week Fiction Writing Workshop for aspiring authors. The workshop will cover the basic elements of storytelling, fiction writing, and today’s publishing industry. “In my workshops, I use examples from literature, movies and television, because those are our current storytelling mediums and ...

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Patriot Day At Oakhurst Community Park

OAKHURST – Sierra Tel invites area residents to return to Oakhurst Community Park this year to celebrate Patriot Day 2015, with Keynote Speaker Lieutenant Colonel David Hall of Coarsegold. LTC Hall is the current Executive Officer for the 40th Combat Aviation Brigade of the California Army National Guard. The day begins at 9 a.m. Patriot Day is intended to recognize ...

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Your Guide To The Mariposa County Fair

MARIPOSA – Labor Day weekend brings about a wealth of traditions in the foothills, including the Mariposa County Fair,. It starts on Friday, Sept. 4 and runs through Monday, Sept. 7, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Click here for A Day In Pictures at the Mariposa County Fair. This 77th edition of the fair, billed as “A Treasure Basket Full ...

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SAT Preview Exhibit & Gala Reception Open

OAKHURST – The opening Gala Reception for Sierra Art Trails is happening today, Saturday, Sept. 12 from 4 – 9 p.m. The event recognizes artists along with the Preview Exhibit at Stellar Gallery in Oakhurst. The exhibit runs through Sunday, Oct. 4. Now in its 13th year, Sierra Art Trails (SAT) is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2, ...

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Fourth Graders Admitted Free To National Parks

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park and receive free entrance as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. The program provides a free annual pass for fourth grade students and their families to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks. Beginning today, fourth grade ...

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Fish Camp Fire Rescue BBQ

FISH CAMP – Residents and others looking for a fun way to give back to those who’ve given so much to us need look no further: Fish Camp Fire Rescue invited the community to the annual Fish Camp Fire BBQ, with all the fixins. “This year we are spending $300,000 to supplement the water supplies of our own water companies,” ...

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