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Snowshoeing to Tuolumne Grove

Have you ever snowshoed into Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias? This was one adventure I had not experienced until this week. Tuolumne Grove was one of the big stops that early travelers made on their way to Yosemite. In the 1870’s, they left Hodgdon’s Stage Station, then headed up through these huge trees, even driving through one of the dead ...

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Tesoro Viejo kicks off 2021 certified Farmer’s Markets Feb. 28

MADERA – Tesoro Viejo – Madera County’s newest, award-winning master-planned community – announces the second season of its certified Farmer’s Market which begins on Sunday, February 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The Farmer’s Markets will be held in Tesoro Viejo’s Town Center, located at 4150 Town Center Boulevard in Madera, east of Highway 41 just minutes north of ...

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FAM Offering A Zoom Class for Aspiring Artists!

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NEW ONE-WEEK SESSION March 15-19, 2021 from 3 to 4 p.m. March 1-5 class is fully booked so they scheduled a REPEAT PERFORMANCE beginning March 15! BEGINNING PORTRAITURE: EXPLORE THE HUMAN FACE Classes for ages 13 through adult If you took the Formal Elements class this is a great follow-up! One-hour sessions will begin at 3 p.m. each day, Monday to Friday. Each class ...

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Family-Friendly Foods Fit for Lent

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As families ponder Lenten recipes fit for the season with flavorful seafood as a filling protein, one important aspect to take into account is the kid-friendliness of the dish. Offer up a dinnertime delight the whole family can enjoy with shrimp-based options that provide familiar flavors in appetizing ways. For example, you can take your taste buds on an international ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Cave Environments

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Yosemite’s caves! Yosemite is perhaps best known for its towering granite peaks, spectacular waterfalls, and dramatic vistas – features which draw close to four million visitors to the park every year. However, hidden within these attractions are numerous well-concealed caves that most visitors remain unaware of. Experience an interactive 360° VR view inside one of these caves here. Most of ...

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Snowshoeing In Fish Camp From The Tenaya Lodge

Already February and I hadn’t gone on a single snowshoe this year. It was time to fix that problem with an adventure in Fish Camp but what would the snow be like? Where: Sierra National ForestDistance: 3.64 miles, but you can walk much farther or shorter if you wishDifficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on the depth of new snowElevation Range: ...

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The Perfect Pancake for Your Valentine

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Finding something unique and special to do on Valentine’s Day for your significant other can be a challenge. Every year, the day to celebrate love rolls around and every year it may seem like you’re out of ideas. Many people feel the same way. However, with just a couple bowls, a cookie cutter and a skillet, your Valentine’s Day could ...

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Over the Garden Fence: What Vegetables Should I Grow?

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Beginning vegetable gardeners are often stymied about what vegetables to grow in their gardens. The general rule of thumb is to pick easy-to-grow varieties that you enjoy eating. California has a unique Mediterranean climate that is suitable for growing many types of vegetables throughout the year. In cooler northern climates, most crops are grown in the late spring and summer. ...

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Valentine’s Day is Almost Here at the Fresno Art Museum

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LAST CHANCE! The Fresno Art Museum (FAM) has some great gifts that would be perfect for giving to that special someone on Valentine’s Day! Click here to see their suggestions. Online ordering and curbside pick-up from The Museum Store is available this Thursday & Friday for your shopping pleasure anytime!          

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