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Smell The Roses During Earth Day Weekend In Coulterville

Submitted by Lynn Breshears – COULTERVILLE – Celebrate Earth Day weekend by taking a few moments to smell the roses while enjoying a leisurely step back in history. Please join the Coulterville Rose Rustlers on Saturday, Apr. 21, for their annual Heritage Rose Tour through the historic old Gold Rush town of Coulterville. Participants will meet in the courtyard of ...

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Northern Mariposa Co. History Center Reopens With Gala

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Northern Mariposa County History Center will be reopening its doors to the public on Thursday, Feb. 8, with a similar schedule as in 2017 – Thursday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., plus Memorial Day and Labor Day. There will be a Gala Reopening preview on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 2 to 5 p.m., ...

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The History Mystery #54

Here are two pictures of an item the Coarsegold Museum would like identified. It is made from a single piece of wood maybe during the gold rush era. We believe it to be from the Coarsegold area. It measures 26 1/2″ long, 14 1/2″ wide. It is 5 1/2″ high on one end, and 4 1/4″ high on the other ...

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Summer Carnival At Children’s Museum

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra will be having a Carnival on Saturday, June 13, to celebrate summer. Everyone is invited to join them from 10:30a.m. to 2 p.m. for lots of fun activities and refreshments. There will be Spin Art, Arts and Crafts, Games, and Hands-On Science, plus visits from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, Cal-Fire and ...

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To Catch A Thief: The Mariposa Gold Rush Robbery of 2012

MARIPOSA – The shocking robbery was over within minutes, and when it was done, more than a million dollars worth of historic gold and minerals had been stolen, destroying a collection dating back to the California Gold Rush. What had been taken could never be replaced, and in its absence there was only one thing left to do: catch the ...

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Reserve Now For Stage Route Tour

COARSEGOLD – The popular Stage Route Tour, sponsored by the Coarsegold Historical Society, is now in its fifth year and scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel by bus from the Coarsegold Museum, 31899 Highway 41 near Lucky Lane, to Knowles and Raymond to visit the area of the quarry and the old railroad terminus.

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YHS Students Lead Spanish For Beginners At CMOS

OAKHURST – Perfecto! Starting Saturday, Nov. 15 and continuing every other weekend, two Yosemite High School students will lead a beginning Spanish class for kids at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra. Classes are 45 minutes long and run from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. The teens who will be devoting their Saturdays to teaching are hoping to spread the ...

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Children's Museum Offers Spanish Class

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra has announced a new program of Spanish classes for children of all ages, and it’s muy bien. The first class is Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10:30 a.m., and is available thanks to two Yosemite High School senior students who are teaching the program in order to help out the community through their ...

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Messy Hands And Science At CMOS

OAKHURST – Great news for parents of preschoolers, and older kids, too, as the Children’s Museum of the Sierra is offering new programs for September. All classes are free with membership or admission. The Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and located at 42969 Golden Oak Drive in Oakhurst, ...

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