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Elks Lodge Annual Crab Feed Benefits Children’s Fund

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Elks Lodge will host their annual Crab Feed charity fundraiser in order to gather resources for kids next Christmas and, in the process, have a convivial and delicious dining experience surrounded by good friends. The Elks Crab Feed is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Elks Lodge in Oakhurst. No host cocktails start at 5 ...

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$100,000 In Grant Funds For Women And Children Nonprofits

MOUNTAIN AREA — Local nonprofits serving women and children for at least three years may be eligible for a share of $100,000, provided they qualify and apply for the funds by Jan. 11, 2019. The Board of Directors of the Central California Women’s Conference (CCWC) is seeking local community benefit organizations serving women and children to apply for a share ...

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Where’s Santa Right Now? NORAD Knows (You Can, Too)

WORLD — Ants in your pants? Here’s a solution — try a tech-check on jolly old Santa Claus as he and his crew of reindeer make their way around the world. The NORAD Tracks Santa website features Santa’s North Pole Village, including a holiday countdown, games, activities, and more. Kids of all ages can check out NORAD Headquarters in the North Pole ...

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Coarsegold Bike And Toy Giveaway Tugs At Heartstrings

COARSEGOLD – This is the third year that the folks at G’ma and Pappas have made Christmas extra-special for mountain area kids. Mitch Riegelhuth and Lori Brown teamed up with the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club to give shiny bicycles, sturdy helmets and brand-new toys to about 300 kids at a very special event on Dec. 15 at G’m and ...

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Bass Lake Halloween & Fall Carnival

BASS LAKE — Looking for a way to celebrate the spooky season that provides entertainment for little ghouls and big ones, too? Stop by the Pines Village on Sat. Oct. 27 from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. and join in on a fun, free community event: it’s the 3rd Annual Bass Lake Halloween & Fall Carnival, a safe and family-oriented alternative to ...

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Shoes For Kids At Hillside Baptist

NORTH FORK — As kids and their families prepare for a new school year, Hillside Baptist Church says their annual tradition of free shoes, socks, haircuts and lunch continues for local children. On Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon, local children will be provided with new shoes and new socks at no charge. By collecting donations, the church ...

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28th Annual Children’s Fair In The Park

MARIPOSA — Take your children by the hands, look both ways before crossing the street, and come to the 28th annual Children’s Fair on Saturday, Sept. 30th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park. The event is sponsored by Infant/Child Enrichment Services along with other agencies, organizations, child care centers, and licensed family child care providers. ...

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Goonies In The Park This Friday

OAKHURST — Get ready for fun! Pack up your chairs, blankets, neighbors and kids, as Oakhurst Community Park hosts free Movies In The Park this Friday, Aug. 18. The family-friendly event takes place starting around dusk; food and drinks will be available for purchase. Proceeds from concession sales are being set aside to pay for a future splash pad in ...

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Free Preschool For Children At Head Start

MOUNTAIN AREA — Got little ones? The Madera/Mariposa Regional Head Start preschool program is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Beginning this year, Mountain Head Start in North Fork will offer a full day program of six hours. Oakhurst Head Start continues with a three-and-a-half hour afternoon program. Services include early childhood education, medical and dental screening and ...

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