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Heads Up For The Harvest Moon

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE – The Harvest Moon will rise on the nights of Monday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 25, — it’s traditionally the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox of Sept. 22. The moon is precisely full at 7:52 p.m. PST on Monday, Sept. 24 and should look round and bright for both nights. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, around this time ...

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When Poker And Bingo Meet For One Fun Night

  OAKHURST — Celebrate the season with friends, fun, food, and good causes, as members of the Rotary Club of Oakhurst Sierra invite those who are game to a Poker and Bingo Fun Night which includes an amazing dinner prepared by one of the area’s most discerning chefs. The event takes place at the Oakhurst Community Center on Friday, Oct. 5. Registration and happy hour with ...

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Locals’ Discount This Fall At Tenaya Kids Adventure

FISH CAMP — Aerial Trekking Parks are the latest craze in outdoor fun and Tenaya Lodge has opened one just for kids. What’s more — the property is offering a special discount to families of Madera, Mariposa and Fresno Counties so they can be among the first to try it out this fall. Below is more information about the activity ...

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Spactacular Colors As Fall Settles Into The Sierra

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — The colors of fall in the Sierra are spectacular, without comparison — perhaps especially so in the foothills. This time a year ago we had a wee bit of rain, just enough of a taste to make the mouth water. Now, until the forecast changes, we’ll have to settle for the beautifully changing light, and put those ...

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Support YLP Station 10 Firefighters — Eat Rigatoni!

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK — Ladies of the Lakes Women’s Club will host their annual Rigatoni Dinner to support our local firefighters on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the YLP Clubhouse. Guests can dine in the Clubhouse or take advantage of the convenient drive-through service for take-out meals, including a big plate of Rigatoni with a delicious ...

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Susan ManterBolen: Charming Surrealism, Vivid Expression

OAKHURST — Gallery 5 invites the public to view a body of new work by painter and mixed media artist Susan ManterBolen, whose work is wide-ranging and includes vivid expressionistic landscape as well as modern surrealism. “ManterBolen’s recent work is deeply personal, exploring events in her own life while also referencing folklore, history, and human relationship with nature.” “Susan Manter-Bolen (aka ...

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Grizzly Century Bike Ride And North Fork Fall Festival

NORTH FORK — It’s one of the most beautiful times of year in the Central Sierra, and a couple of great things are happening on the same day — so plan accordingly for lots of fun. The community of North Fork and the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association are partnering with the Fresno Cycling Club to bring back the 24th Grizzly ...

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Bring Back The Old Days At The Mariposa Go West Festival

MARIPOSA — This is the fourth year for the Mariposa Go West Festival in the historically charming California gold rush town named with the Spanish word for “butterfly.” This family-friendly event features gold panning, roping contests, gunfight reenactments, live music, traditional native dancing, and much more. “Go back to the days of the Old West and experience what it was like during ...

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EMC SPCA Desperately Needs Foster Humans

MOUNTAIN AREA — Our local EMC SPCA says they are in desperate need of new foster people to take care of some very special canines and felines. For anyone who has been thinking about ways in which to help, this is a great way to give volunteering with pets a try. “Recently, we’ve had to turn away both cats and ...

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Free Entrance Into Yosemite, Free YARTS

YOSEMITE  – In honor of National Public Lands Day, the entrance fee to Yosemite National Park is being waived, and transportation to the park is free that day, as well. Saturday, Sept. 22 is a fee-free day at Yosemite National Park, as are three other days this year, through the National Park Service. The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not ...

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