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Yosemite National Park To Host A Public Meeting On The Upcoming Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project

Yosemite National Park

OAKHURST:  Yosemite National Park will host a public meeting in Oakhurst, California from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 on the upcoming Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project. All are welcome to attend this public meeting, which will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center. The park will also host a webinar on September 4th, 2019. The ...

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New Community United Methodist Church Celebrates 15-Years Of Community Meals With Over 39,000 Free Meals Served

Meal service at New Community United Methodist Church.

OAKHURST:  The New Community United Methodist Church’s free Wednesday Night Meal will celebrate its fifteenth year of serving free meals on September 11, 2019. There is a multi-denominational celebration planned for 5:30 p.m. in the church’s Whittenburg Hall, located at 49223 Road 426, in Oakhurst. The idea of serving a community meal was first derived from a visit to a ...

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Oakhurst’s 27th Annual Oakhurst Fall Festival Free Entertainment Line-Up

Friday, October 11th through Sunday, October 13th. OAKHURST, CA – The 27th Annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, located at the south gate entrance to Yosemite National Park, and presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the entertainment line-up for the festival from Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13. Save the date for a full weekend ...

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Update: Boys & Girls Club Now Hoping to Reopen in September

OAKHURST — Officials at the Oakhurst Boys and Girls Club issued an update today on the organization’s ongoing efforts to reopen. Doug Macaulay, president of the nonprofit’s board of directors, said it will be at least another month until the club, which has been shuttered since late June, can resume operations. “The Oakhurst Boys and Girls Club Board and Staff ...

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Shadow Casters MC Honors Children’s Museum Of The Sierra

OAKHURST — Their charity ride was a great success and the benefits locally are appreciable, as the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Children’s Museum of the Sierra to support the organization nonprofit to nonprofit. The funds were raised by the Club’s motorcycle poker run through Yosemite last May, known as the Sierra Memorial ...

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Calendar This: Oakhurst Fall Festival Extends To Three Days

OAKHURST – The 27th Annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, is extending to a three-day extravaganza from Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 13 — save the date now for a full weekend of fun for the entire family! The Oakhurst Fall Festival is the largest event in Eastern Madera County with attendance from ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Arts And Crafts Movement

By Sal Maccarone — Use of the best materials, simple forms and, above all, traditional craftsmanship: these were the values advocated throughout the international Arts and Crafts movement. Originating in England during the late 1860s, this “anti-industrial” revolution spread quickly through Europe and then America. First instigated by an artist/writer named William Morris (1834-1896) and an art critic/poet named John ...

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Rev. Angelo Pizelo Honored With New Thought Walden Award

By S. Lujuana Bull —  OAKHURST – Longtime area resident, educator and community advocate Rev. Angelo Pizelo, Ph.D. has been named a New Thought Walden Award honoree for 2019. The Walden Awards honor those who use empowering spiritual ideas and philosophies to change lives and make our planet a better place. The annual awards are sponsored by a partnership of ...

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Iconic Mom-and-Pop Fruit Stand Prepares To Celebrate 20 Years

OAKHURST — Mary and Mark Korakis are about to have hundreds of new neighbors — and they just can’t wait. The couple run the Oakhurst Fruit Stand, a popular local business tucked into the hillside off Highway 41 just north of Oakhurst’s three new hotels which, when open later this year, will add a total of 324 new rooms to ...

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August HOW Dinner Honors Michaela Engelman

AHWAHNEE — Join friends and neighbors at the Hitching Post on Wednesday, Aug. 21 as the nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) honors Michaela Engelman. The event begins at 6 p.m. and you’ll be greeted at the door for sign-in. Your reservation will secure a seat for your meal and tables will be shared as the community gathers to support ...

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