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Living In The Foothills — A Unique Environmental Workshop

OAKHURST — “The beauty and challenges of the foothills make it a ‘unique’ place to live,” says Jeannie Habben, a Coarsegold resident for 27 years and the new Deputy Director of Water and Natural Resources for Madera County. On Saturday, June 29, Habben will present a workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library that will address the challenges to living more ...

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Candace Flammang Honored For Decades Of Volunteerism

OAKHURST — Longtime volunteer and best friend of Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL), Candace Flammang was honored recently for her tireless efforts on behalf of the organization and the community. Madera County Supervisor Tom Wheeler, District 5, presented Mrs. Flammang with a plaque to commemorate her 21 years of dedication. The presentation took place on Flag Day, June ...

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Elder Abuse Legal Workshop Informed By Casey Casem’s Family Troubles

OAKHURST — Martha Patterson, a local certified elder care attorney, says one of the most rewarding experiences of her 35-year legal career was helping Kerri and Julie Kasem visit their dad, Casey Kasem, towards the end of his life. In that case, she was instrumental in Kerri Kasem obtaining conservatorship over her father’s medical care. At a special workshop at ...

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Oakhurst Library Workshop: Free iPhone Training

OAKHURST — Now that you’ve taken a leap of faith into the age of technology and purchased an iPhone, you may be wondering how this compact marvel of engineering can actually make your life easier. On Saturday, Dec. 15, a representative from California Phones will be available at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10 a.m. to noon to offer free ...

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Free Showing Of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

OAKHURST — Grab someone you love and get ready for an afternoon of nostalgia as the Oakhurst Branch Library invites everyone to a free family movie matinee, celebrating gratitude. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will be screened on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in the library’s community room. Water, soda and popcorn will be available to purchase for a discounted ...

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Free Library Workshop: Android Smartphone Training

OAKHURST — If you’re having difficulty hearing or seeing on your Android smartphone, or it’s tricky for you to operate easily, a representative from California Phones will be available at the Oakhurst Branch Library on Saturday Oct. 27 to walk Android owners through the basic functions of their smartphone. The free workshop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon in ...

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Library Workshop: Landscaping Under Native Oaks

OAKHURST — When she was younger, Linda Hancock and her siblings often played under the native oaks trees that grew on their parents’ property in North Fork. Today, Hancock is a Master Gardener in Madera County who volunteers to teach people about oak trees native to the mountain area and how to landscape under them. On Saturday, Oct. 13, Hancock ...

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Library Workshop: Mosquito Awareness

OAKHURST — As part of his commitment to making communities safer, Madera County Vector Control District assistant biologist Trinidad Reyes will present a workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Reyes will lead the workshop, with a presentation about the lifestyle and habitats of mosquitoes. The workshop will take place in ...

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End Your Love/Hate Relationship With Money

OAKHURST — Creating a budget is for many people a “love/hate” relationship, says Edward Azul, branch manager of Golden 1 Credit Union in Oakhurst. “It’s that way even for me. However, through my own personal and professional experiences over the years, I have developed some best practices to help people create and stay on a budget,” he adds. On Saturday, ...

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Free Smart Phone Workshop At Oakhurst Branch Library

OAKHURST — Because the cellular industry is “extremely complicated” and “requires constant learning,” Kevin Baker and Brandon Cummins of the Sierra Tel Business Center in Oakhurst know from experience that people are always going to have lots of questions about their smartphones. So, they’re planning a special “Smartphone 101 Question and Answer” workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library Community Room ...

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