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Oakhurst Audubon Program Will Feature Sierra Dragonflies

Contributed by Len McKenzie, YAAS — The arrival of spring each year heralds a time of rebirth, renewal and the emergence of new life forms. Among the myriad plants and wildlife species that ornament, refresh and animate the spring landscape are the “odes” of the insect world, members of the order Odonata (“toothed ones”), more commonly known people as dragonflies ...

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Multiple Sclerosis Run, Walk, And Bike-a-thon

Submitted by Debbie Sue Wass — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County 4-H Citizenship project is planning their 6th annual Multiple Sclerosis Bike-a-Thon for Sunday, Apr. 23. This event is open to the public and all ages are invited to participate. New this year, we are including Runners and Walkers. The 10-mile course starts in Catheys Valley at the corner of ...

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North Fork Fire Dept. Auxiliary BBQ This Saturday

NORTH FORK – A sure sign of spring is the annual Tri-tip BBQ, put on by the North Fork Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. It is scheduled this year for Saturday, Apr. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the North Fork School, alongside the local Earth Day celebration. This is the major fundraiser for the Auxiliary, who work hard ...

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Fresno Flats Historic Park Reduces Rates For Events

OAKHURST — The newly reorganized Board of Directors in charge of Fresno Flats Historical Park wants community members and visitors alike to know they are open from dawn to dusk daily, and are now offering newly reduced rates at very competitive prices with newly reduced fees. In some cases, the cost for rental of facilities for parties, weddings, graduation celebrations, meetings and special ...

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Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour Features Local Artists

CENTRAL SIERRA – The Sierra Art Trails open studio tour takes place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, throughout more than a dozen Yosemite area communities of Eastern Madera and Mariposa Counties. This is the largest exhibit of its kind and features a variety of media including painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber art, woodcarving, ceramics, glass and more. ...

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Best Of The Best At Hot August Night

NORTH FORK — Hundreds turned out last Saturday to hear live music, enjoy food and merchandise from seven vendors, and “oooh and aaah” over the gorgeous classic cars lining main street in North Fork during Hot August Night Classic Car Show and Street Party. Willow Creek Catering and Nancy’s Tacos served up delicious fare, and there was kettle corn and ...

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Hot August Nights In Downtown North Fork

NORTH FORK — This Saturday the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center welcome everyone to another hot time in the ‘ol town as as Hot August Nights Classic Car Show and Street Party takes over downtown. This much-anticipated event will include the hottest classic cars, plus a San Joaquin Antique Flywheelers exhibition, live music, prizes, special guests, a host ...

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Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Tour Focuses On Geology

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — “Tabletops to Domes” will be the focus of a guided tour along the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway on Saturday, July 30. Join geologist Tom Burdette in an informative tour and discussion of the geology of the Sierra Nevada as observed along the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, sharing the amazing events that have led to the present ...

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Bring Your Spoons To The Children’s Story Concert

Written by Cara Goger — MARIPOSA — Hey Kids! Are you going to the Children’s Story Concert on Saturday, Mar. 12, at Mariposa County High School, in the Auditorium? It starts at 2 p.m., and it’s FREE, for up to four children who come with one adult. Adult tickets are just $4. The Children’s Story Concert is part of the ...

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What’s It Worth? MCW Antique & Collectibles Appraisal Luncheon

Submitted by Mountain Community Women OAKHURST — Join Mountain Community Women as they host their second annual Antique & Collectibles Appraisal and Luncheon on Saturday, February 20, at the Oakhurst Community Center, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here’s your chance to get one-on-one with professionals to discuss your family heirlooms in an exciting and informative group setting — with ...

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