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Rotary Busts Out “Serious Money” Games Night

OAKHURST – Some “serious money” is up for grabs on Saturday, Sept. 26. at the Oakhurst Sierra Rotary Club’s Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament and Bingo. While this is the Club’s 6th Annual Poker Tournament, this year they’ve added Bingo to the mix. The event takes place at the Oakhurst Community Center with registration and dinner at 6 p.m. ...

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Night Of The Child Gala Benefits CASA

Submitted by CASA Mariposa — MARIPOSA – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mariposa will celebrate the 4th Annual Night of the Child Gala on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 5 – 10 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds in Building A. All proceeds from the event benefit Mariposa County Foster Children. With the help of local artists and artisans this year’s event theme ...

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Wawona Celebrity Golf Benefits School

Submitted by Yosemite Wawona Charter School YOSEMITE – The community is invited to attend the 12th Annual Wawona School Celebrity Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19. The event is a benefit for the Yosemite-Wawona Elementary School Charter and is held every year at the historic Wawona Hotel in Yosemite National Park. This signature event will include a continental breakfast reception ...

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Eat Rigatoni, Support Fire Station #10 In YLP

COARSEGOLD – For 14 years, the Ladies of the Lakes Women’s Club in Yosemite Lakes Park has hosted a dinner to raise funds for their local firefighters at Madera County Fire Department Station 10. This year’s Rigatoni Dinner will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the YLP Clubhouse, and as always, all profit from ...

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Mariposa Farm & Ranch Tour Celebrates County’s Ag Traditions

Submitted by Len McKenzie MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa AgriNature Association invites all county residents and visitors to participate in this year’s Farms & Ranches project at the properties of several local agricultural producers on Saturday, September 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Featured locations on the tour will include CostaLivos Mountain Gold Olive Oils in downtown Mariposa, Sierra ...

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Fishing with Sally at Saddlebag Lake

Sally and I escaped the smoke, heat and a PG&E Smart Day, and headed up to beautiful Saddlebag Lake in the Tioga Pass area for a day of fishing.   Where: Inyo National Forest Distance: About 5 Miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation Range: 9,524’ – 10,167’ Date: September 10, 2015               We headed east on the Tioga ...

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Health, Fitness, Art & Food: It’s Friday At Class.

OAKHURST – Call it what you want: a lightbulb moment, an epiphany, a sound idea. Whatever term is used, it’s what Virginia Eaton had, and now locals may benefit as a result. She’s the owner of a new community fitness center designed with an emphasis on living — and aging — well. The Grand Opening of Class, the Body Pastiche ...

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Fiction Writing Workshop For Aspiring Authors

OAKHURST – As part of the Oakhurst Branch Library’s community offerings, local author Jennifer Moss will be giving a 6-week Fiction Writing Workshop for aspiring authors. The workshop will cover the basic elements of storytelling, fiction writing, and today’s publishing industry. “In my workshops, I use examples from literature, movies and television, because those are our current storytelling mediums and ...

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Patriot Day At Oakhurst Community Park

OAKHURST – Sierra Tel invites area residents to return to Oakhurst Community Park this year to celebrate Patriot Day 2015, with Keynote Speaker Lieutenant Colonel David Hall of Coarsegold. LTC Hall is the current Executive Officer for the 40th Combat Aviation Brigade of the California Army National Guard. The day begins at 9 a.m. Patriot Day is intended to recognize ...

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Your Guide To The Mariposa County Fair

MARIPOSA – Labor Day weekend brings about a wealth of traditions in the foothills, including the Mariposa County Fair,. It starts on Friday, Sept. 4 and runs through Monday, Sept. 7, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Click here for A Day In Pictures at the Mariposa County Fair. This 77th edition of the fair, billed as “A Treasure Basket Full ...

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