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Cooking as a Way to Connect

OAKHURST—Winter weather in the Sierra Nevada foothills begs for comfort, good food and great friends. A collaboration between the Sierra Senior Center in Oakhurst and Bruce and Lori Howard, also of Oakhurst, brings those elements together. On a monthly basis, Bruce and Lori present seminars entitled “Cooking with Friends.” The next in the series takes place on Friday, February 23, ...

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Upcoming Events with UC Master Food Preservers

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Get ready everyone! UC Master Food Preservers of Mariposa County is offering three awesome and highly informative classes over the next couple of months. You don’t want to miss out on any of them. Check out what’s coming up! BBQ, Potluck & Condiments, Oh My! Delicious & Safe Summer Gatherings! Join the UC Master Food Preservers for ...

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Game Day Potluck at Sierra Senior Center This Weekend

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OAKHURST — Time to get your game face on, everyone, because it’s FREE game day at Sierra Senior Center. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. Even bring a game to share! But the best part has to be the POTLUCK! Bring your favorite dish to share with other players. Date & Time: Saturday, May 20, 2023, at ...

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Chili Cookoff Coming to Pat’s Park in Raymond

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RAYMOND — Great news, everyone! There will be a chili cookoff at Pat’s Park in Raymond this weekend! This year’s proceeds will be used for repairs and maintenance of the Wilma Moe Ball Field to ensure it is available for future community events. There will be a cash prize for 1st place and awards for 2nd and 3rd place finishes. ...

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Scout Troop 357 to Hold Recruitment Night in North Fork

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NORTH FORK — Scouting teaches many important skills that come in handy later in life, including first aid, cooking, camping, maps, and compasses, just to name a very few. Now your child can join this historic organization as North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 will be holding a special recruitment night at the Scout Building in North Fork, located near ...

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Merced County Fair to Hold Annual Job Fair

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MERCED — The Merced County Fair will hold its annual job fair in Tioga Hall, located at the Merced County Fairgrounds. The fair is seeking individuals who can demonstrate excellent customer service in an entertaining and family-friendly environment. Working at a fair can be a really fun way to earn some money, so we’ll see you there! Dates & Times: Wednesday, ...

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Make Your Own Charcuterie Board at San Joaquin Winery

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MADERA — Come to San Joaquin Winery this Thursday and make your own charcuterie board! This fun event will show you how to make your own charcuterie board, with a little help from @_the_charcuties_. Date & Time: Thursday, April 6, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. $80 per person. Price includes all supplies and one drink ticket. Limited space so ...

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Christmas Tree Lighting, Craft Fair, and Chili Cook Off

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UPDATE — December 8th, 2022. The event has been rescheduled due to the winter storm expected to hit us this weekend. The Christmas Tree Lighting will now take place on December 17th from 3 pm to 7 pm.   COARSEGOLD — Get ready, everyone! There will be an awesome Christmas tree lighting, craft fair, AND chili cook-off this Saturday at ...

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Soroptimist 6th Annual Chili Cookoff Coming to Town

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OAKHURST — Soroptimist International of the Sierras is hosting their 6th Annual Chili Cookoff at the Oakhurst Community Center. There will be a judging contest for “best chili,” live music, and a raffle. This is one of the major Soroptimist fundraisers for the year and will help them implement their ‘Live Your Dream’ and ‘Dream It – Be It’ programs ...

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UCCE Mariposa to Offer UC Master Food Preserver Program

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MARIPOSA — Want to Become a UC Master Food Preserver volunteer? UCCE Mariposa is proud to introduce you to its newest program, the UC Master Food Preserver Program, serving Mariposa, Tuolumne, Merced, Madera, and Fresno Counties! They will offer their second training class beginning in January and into June of 2023. They look forward to providing education on safe food ...

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