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Reignite Your Imagination With Free Campfire Stories Event

OAKHURST — Here’s a fun gathering for adventurers big and small, including everyone who loves our national parks, and anyone who likes to hear a good yarn: Campfire Stories at Branches Books & Gifts. Campfire Stories is a collection of short stories from America’s National Parks that are perfect for reading aloud together around a fire. Branches welcomes the couple ...

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Kick Off Halloween Week With Reptile Ron At Branches Books

OAKHURST — Welcome all who creep and crawl to Branches Books & Gifts on Monday, Oct. 29, as Reptile Ron and his interactive menagerie come to visit and kick off Halloween Week festivities. During this free 45-minute event you’ll have an opportunity to learn about the exotic animals in Reptile Ron’s educational and entertaining live show. Those who wish to ...

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Boo-Ya! 4th Annual Oakhurst Scarecrow Contest

OAKHURST — You may notice things around town looking a little more spooktacular than usual this time of year. That’s because the fine folks at Branches Books & Gifts have once again invited the community to participate in the month-long, annual Oakhurst Scarecrow Contest running through October right up to Halloween on the 31st. The friendly competition is open to all — ...

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Branches Bookstore, Local Law Enforcement Recognized For Awesomeness

MADERA COUNTY — Local business and law enforcement were recognized at the 15th annual Business and Education Shareholders’ Luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 28 — sponsored by the Madera County Compact. The Madera County Compact is a coalition of business, community and education leaders working collaboratively to improve the quality of life in Madera County by promoting business partnerships with schools. ...

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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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