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9th Annual Mariposa Field of Service-Past and Present

MARIPOSA COUNTY–Mariposa County’s Citizenship project from Hornitos 4-H Club is hosting the 9th ANNUAL FIELD OF SERVICE- PAST & PRESENT. This program will coincide with the week of Veteran’s Day. It will bring an incredible visual accent to help participants honor those men and women who have placed duty, honor and country before self. Why and When During the week ...

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VYMC Debuts Recreate Responsibly Activity & Coloring Book

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OAKHURST — Since its inception, the Welcoming Committee has grown from seven to ten members, and in 2021 they began educating visitors on how to Recreate Responsibly in the outdoors and protect the home of local wildlife. The wild cast of characters have appeared in YouTube videos, in a printable activity kit, at select local restaurants on coloring placemats, around ...

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MOTG Presents JNX and Mike Hammar & The Nails

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MARIPOSA — Local metal trio JNX will make their Music on the Green debut on Friday, July 28. Crushing, aggressive, and raw are a few descriptions of the band. Brothers Jonah and Xavier Dacanay have been influenced by bands such as Van Halen, Metallica, and Pantera. These young rockers strive to carry the torch in the metal genre for younger generations. ...

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4th of July Holiday Safety in the Sierra National Forest

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Will you be celebrating our nation’s independence over the 4th of July holiday weekend with a visit to the Sierra National Forest (SNF)? Activities such as camping, backpacking, fishing, picnicking and so many more in the great outdoors, are available for you in the SNF! Due to tremendous efforts by Forest Service, contractor, and volunteer personnel and ...

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Fresno Flats in 1880: Through the Eyes of David H. Meyers

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OAKHURST — Join us for an engaging evening as we delve into the past in an upcoming Friday Night Lecture hosted by the Sierra Historic Sites Association (SHSA). The talk will be presented by SHSA President, Paul Adelizi, who will take us on a journey through the personal journal of David H. Meyers. We’ll see you there! Date & Time: ...

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Music on the Green Hosts The Jespersons and The Soul Galaxy

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MARIPOSA — Music on the Green will feature two of Mariposa’s favorite local bands on June 30 and July 1. On Friday, June 30, husband and wife duo The Jespersons return to the Green. Jared Jesperson is a multi-instrumentalist, mainly playing guitar with the group and Kaye Jesperson plays cello bass and is the lead vocalist and songwriter. On Saturday, ...

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Orchestra Will Perform Free Independence Day Spectacular

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra’s free “Independence Day Spectacular!” The concert will be held in Yosemite National Park on Saturday, July 1, at 7 PM on the Great Lawn of the Wawona Hotel. The concert will be led by Founding Music Director/Conductor Les Marsden, who has programmed a salute to great American film music ranging from the 1940s ...

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MOTG to Host DK and the Ritz & Yosemite Songwriter Retreat

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MARIPOSA — On Friday, June 23, Music on the Green will feature DK and the Ritz, a blend of old favorites from the 1940s through the soft sounds of folk rock. Based on vocal harmonies and sweetly played piano and acoustic guitar music, DK and the Ritz brings back our favorite memories in music. With the soft powerful vocals of ...

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Hikes for History: Camp Sierra to Big Creek Canyon

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SHAVER LAKE — Break out your hiking boots, everyone! Jim Gregory, a fourth-generation cabin owner at Camp Sierra, will be leading the parade from Camp Sierra to Big Creek Canyon along the Potholes Trail. The hike starts at the parking area of Camp Sierra and to the right of Abednego Cabin. The trail meanders down to the bottom of the ...

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Family Summer Jam Coming to Oakhurst Community Park

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OAKHURST — Kick off the summer with some family fun! Come join the party at Oakhurst Community Park this Saturday for a fun-filled day of crafts, activities, giveaways, entertainment, and music! It’s going to a lot of fun for the entire family, so don’t miss out! Date & Time: Saturday, June 3, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For ...

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