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Ready To Talk To Santa And Mrs. Claus?

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–It’s that time of year when children dream of what presents they will find under the tree on Christmas morning. First things first, however, your children can call the North Pole to tell Santa their Christmas Wishes. Each year, as a public service to their customers and friends, Sierra Tel connects children’s calls to the North Pole so they ...

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Have A Holly Jolly Weekend

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Holiday fun awaits you and your family this weekend with several local events scheduled. You can bring your kids out to breakfast with Santa, donate some toys for tots and enjoy the lighting of the town Christmas tree while caroling and enjoying some holiday treats. ALL IN ONE DAY! Breakfast and Photos with Santa   Sponsored by – Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis, ...

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Be Santa To A Senior

OAKHURST–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Oakhurst Area is coordinating “Be A Santa to a Senior” for local seniors who are residents at Oakhurst Healthcare and Wellness, Oakhurst Board and Care, and John C. Fremont Long Term Care facilities. Drop-off locations are located throughout the area to collect socks, games, decks of cards, dominos, books, calendars, coloring books, pens, pencils, highlighters, ...

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The Week’s Events – Nov. 30 – Dec. 5

OAKHURST, CA–‘Tis the season, finally. If protocol still holds, Christmas decorations can roll out after Thanksgiving. Of course there are always those who buck the system and decorated before Halloween. Are you ready yet? Have you made your holiday plans? Some big annual events take place live-and-in-person this year. Don’t miss them. Special holiday events are highlighted in red. TUESDAY, ...

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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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Tracking Santa Claus — Christmas Countdown!

MOUNTAIN AREA — Do your kids want to keep an eye on the big guy in the red suit this holiday season? Here’s how: The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!  The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launched Dec. 1, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, ...

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Local CHP Gives Seniors An Early Christmas

OAKHURST– Cheer was in the air as the Oakhurst Area CHP joined with community volunteers to deliver gifts to 66 seniors at the Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre and 11 seniors at the Oakhurst Board & Care for the Elderly on Monday afternoon. Volunteers including parents and children, and a handful of CHP officers arrived in festive Elf and Santa ...

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Mariposa Museum & History Center Christmas Open House

MARIPOSA — Santa Claus is a big fan of history, just as we are. He’s officially inviting the community to stop by the Mariposa Museum and History Center Christmas Open House. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. Santa will be on-hand from 1 – 3:30 p.m., but there’s plenty to do even ...

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Ready, Set — Light That Oakhurst Christmas Tree!

OAKHURST — The annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in Oakhurst on the first Saturday of December each year, at Century 21 Ditton’s Talking Bear Corner on Highway 41 and Road 426. This year, it’s Saturday, Dec. 2 and activities start at 4 p.m. The public is invited to join in this free celebration — it’s super kid-friendly, and a really good time. ...

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Breakfast With Santa And Children’s Secret Gift Store

OAKHURST – It’s going to be difficult to contain the excitement on Saturday, Dec. 2, as a trio of holiday events have the jolly one very busy around town. For starters, kids and their grown-ups are invited to attend Breakfast with Santa at the Community Center, followed by Secret Santa Shopping at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra and, finally, ...

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