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Summer Inspiration At Branches Books

OAKHURST — Everyone is invited to Branches Books & Gifts on Saturday, June 30, to visit with two local authors whose grasp of the natural world is inspirational, each in their own way. The author event takes place on Saturday, June 30, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Click on image to enlarge. Brenda Negley is the author of Nelder ...

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New Fresno Battalion Chief Has Local Roots (And Branches)

FRESNO — Oakhurst resident and Fresno firefighter Brad Driscoll has been promoted to Battalion Chief and named Firefighter of the Year by the Fresno Rotary Club. On Tuesday, May 15, Driscoll was officially promoted to Battalion Chief at the Fresno Fire Department in a ceremony that honored the dedication and professionalism of firefighters and fire inspectors. Brad is married to Anne ...

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Here’s What’s Happening At Branches Books & Gifts

OAKHURST — Anne Driscoll at Branches Books & Gifts cultivates a bountiful selection goodies for bibliophiles and beyond, and continually sponsors free community events we can get excited about. Here’s what’s happening at Branches in the next six weeks or so. Questions? Give them a call (559) 641-2019. Monday, Apr. 23 – Freedom Readers The Freedom Readers Book Club meets at ...

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“Little Fires Everywhere” For Branches’ Book Club

OAKHURST — Join in with friends, neighbors and other bibliophiles as Branches Books & Gifts launches Branches Book Club beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 28th at 2 p.m. The book for discussion is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Open to the public and focusing mainly on current bestselling fiction and occasionally nonfiction selections, the club will be led by Cindy ...

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Free Elf On The Shelf Party At Branches

OAKHURST — Bring the believers to Branches Books & Gifts on Monday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. in celebration of their free-to-attend Elf on the Shelf Holiday Party. The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition is a 2005 children’s picture book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell, and illustrated by Coë Steinwart. The Branches Books Elf ...

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Happy Days And Jedi Nights

OAKHURST — The sun has set on the 25th Annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, warmly received by thousands, and organizers may now breathe a brief sigh of relief and take a short break before they begin planning the next quarter-century. Presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, the two-day fest featured some 58 vendors, including a variety of delicious food, ...

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Midnight Book Release Party For John Green’s Latest

OAKHURST — Branches Books & Gifts is hosting a party and you’re invited, but you’re going to need to stay up late on a school night and it’s totally worth it. On Monday, Oct. 9 beginning at 9 p.m. Branches will be open for a rare nighttime celebration leading up to the Tuesday, Oct. 10, 12:01 am release of Turtles All ...

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Spiraling Forward With Ashley Pinkerton

OAKHURST — Anyone interested in books, poetry, alternative healing and spirituality will want to hear local poet and energy healer Ashley Pinkerton read from her new book on Friday, June 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. The book is called, Spiraling Forward: A Dance Through the Cycles of Life, and Ashley will be at Branches Books & Gifts. Local musician ...

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Books, Birthdays And Superheroes

OAKHURST — Branches Books & Gifts is celebrating their 4th birthday on Saturday, Jun. 3 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and the public is cordially invited to attend the free, fun, family-friendly event. Branches’ owner Anne Driscoll says people are encouraged to dress up as a favorite super hero and come meet Wonder Woman, Batman and Captain America, while learning tricks of ...

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Branches Books & Gifts Plans A Move

OAKHURST — Great news for book lovers and anyone who knows the charm and versatility of Branches Books and Gifts. Soon, it’s getting bigger. Branches will be moving to a 1,500 square-foot storefront in the Vons Shopping Center on Thursday, Sept. 1, next to Big Kahuna Yogurt and North Shore clothing. Branches is currently located in the Junction Plaza Center ...

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