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Rib Fest Returns To Community Center

OAKHURST – Everyone is invited to come out and support the Oakhurst Community Center and celebrate its 50th Anniversary, as the all-you-can-eat extravaganza known annually as Rib Fest takes place on Saturday, June 20. Arrive hungry and leave the fancy clothes at home, because this is a night where food, friends, and fundraising take center stage. Proceeds benefit the Oakhurst ...

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Free Teen Writing Workshop Thursdays

OAKHURST – Published author Jennifer Moss heads up a fiction writing group for teen writers, 13 – 18, at the Oakhurst Branch Library. The group meets in the Community Room starting Thursday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m. Topics are set to include storytelling, creating great characters (your hero and your villian), plotting, voice, point of view, writing great dialogue and ...

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Cooling Centers & Cooling Tips

COUNTY – With summer temperatures kicking in, the County of Madera has established the following locations as Cooling Centers during times of extreme summer heat. The Centers will be open the days and times of the week as indicated on the list below. Other Centers may be opened on an “as need” basis and will be announced through the Madera ...

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The Tramp And The Rough Rider

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Theatre Alliance proudly presents “The Tramp and the Rough Rider” on Saturday, July 11 at the Mariposa County High School’s Fiester Auditorium. The show starts at 7 p.m. This highly acclaimed production written by Lee Stetson has been produced nationwide, and stars Stetson as John Muir with Alan Sutterfield as President Theodore Roosevelt. ...

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Honoring Cristalene Hance Jones With HOW Dinner

AHWAHNEE – The local chapter of nonprofit organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet on Wednesday, June 17, at The Hitching Post, in support of Cristalene Hance Jones of Oakhurst. Cristalene lost her only son Beau, 19, in a tragic motorcycle accident on April 30 in Coarsegold. Beau was a much loved member of the community.

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Family Bingo Benefits Kids And Seniors

OAKHURST – The community is invited to join Honorary Mayor Candidates Katie Davis and Bob Macaulay as they team up for a day of fun and games for the whole family on Sunday, June 14, from 3 – 8 p.m. at the Sierra Senior Center. Katie Davis is running for Honorary Mayor of Oakhurst on behalf of Sierra Senior Center, ...

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Free Workshop On Bees, Birds & Butterfly Gardens

OAKHURST – Bring your earthy, leafy, and flowery questions to the experts as the Oakhurst Garden Club this weekend, as True Value presents a workshop on Bees, Birds and Butterfly Gardens, on Sunday, June 7 at 1 p.m. The program is free, and if you’ve never been to one of these events, do not delay.

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Too Hot For Spot

COUNTY – With temperatures just starting to heat up in the foothills and elsewhere, it’s a good time to remember that parked cars can be a deathtrap for dogs. According to experts, a moderately warm day of about 78 degrees outside can result in the temperature inside a parked car soaring to as high as 120 degrees in just minutes. ...

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Enjoy Music In The Meadow Saturday

COARSEGOLD – The Coarsegold Historical Society says to “bring a chair or blanket, and enjoy a lovely afternoon surrounded by history and great music,” as they host the 11th annual Music in the Meadow festival on Saturday, May 30 from noon to 4 p.m., at the Coarsegold Museum grounds. The cost is $10 per person.

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