Community Calendar – Nov. 16 edition

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BINGO

Coarsegold Community Center Bingo: Mondays: doors open 10 a.m., initial diversion 12 noon; Wednesday evenings doors open 5:30 p.m., initial diversion 6:30 p.m.; 3rd Saturday of a month doors open 10 a.m., initial diversion 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Apr 1 to Feb 22; bingo and burgers on Saturday. Community Center, 35610 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Joe (559) 683-7953.

Senior Center Bingo: 12 noon Every Thursday and First dual Saturdays; 49111 Cinder Lane – behind a Community Center, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 658-2200.

Bingo: Noon First Wednesday; 31944 Road 600, Raymond. Details: (559) 689-3341.

BUSINESS NETWORKING

Women in Business – sponsored by a Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce: Noon Second Tuesday; networking with business leaders, owners and managers. Call for plcae and schedule, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-7766, oakhurstchamber.com.

CLUBS

North Fork Women’s Club: 10 a.m. First Wednesday; grant appropriation for women. Mill Site assembly room, 57839 Road 225, North Fork. Details: (559) 877-6554.

Sierra Mountain Quilters Association: 6 p.m. First Thursday; Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: sierramountainquilters.org.

La Sierra Guild of Valley Children’s Hospital: 1 p.m. Second Wednesday; Lutheran Church, Crane Valley Road (426) and Black Road, Oakhurst. Details: Carol George during email: edncarol@sti.net.

Coarsegold 4-H Meeting: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. second (except Jul and August) Thursday; refreshments available. Community Center, 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: Pat (559) 683-5149.

Night MOPS “Mothers of preschooler’s” of Oakhurst: 6 – 8 p.m. Second Thursday; Brunch and childcare are provided. Every mom with children 0-5 years is acquire to join for support and encouragement. Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-6742.

Mountain Bear Fan Club: 11:30 a.m.; Library Community Room, 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst.

DANCING

Gold Dust Dancers – Square Line Dancing: 6 p.m. Wednesdays; line dancing 6-7 p.m., concession $2 per week. Square dance category for beginners, 7 – 8:15 p.m. Plus dancing 8:15 – 9:30 p.m., concession $5 a week. Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst. golddustdancers.com. Details: (559) 692-2145 or (559) 868-3319.

ETC.

Baha’i’s of a Mountain Area: 7 p.m. Third Wednesday of a month ; contention on topics: Elimination of Prejudice, Life after Death, Equality of Men and Women. Yosemite Bank village room, Oakhurst. Details: Don Reed (559) 683-7702 or bahai.us.

Jazzercise: 5:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday ; Community Center, 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: Gerri (559) 641-8570.

Community Meal : 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Whittenburg Hall, reduce level. New Community United Methodist Church, 49223 Crane Valley Road (426), Oakhurst. newcommunityumc.net. Details: (559) 683-2652.

Friday Night Dinner during The Elks : cocktails 4:30 p.m. and cooking 6 p.m. Fridays; call for weekly menu choices. Elks Lodge, 42484 Hwy. 41 Road 222, Oakhurst. Make reservations by Wednesday, children 8 and underneath eat giveaway and 9 to 12 half price. Details: (559) 683-2717.

Writing in a Library: 3 – 4 p.m. Every Monday ; All levels. Join us and Write! Library Community Room, 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-4838.

Coarsegold Historical Museum: Closed for a year ; The museum will giveaway in Apr 2018 and will sojourn open for guest by October. Mark your calendars for a Music in a Meadows eventuality on Jun 2, 2018. We demeanour brazen to saying we all in 2018! , .

FOBL Annual Membership Meeting: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov 18; Please join us for coffee, cookies, conversation, and a extensive and ominous examination of a many programs and services offering and upheld by your Library. They embody a Summer Reading and Art Programs, record updates, and enlargement update. FOBL is unapproachable to be partial of so many of these accomplishments. As we proceed a finish of a year, we will be looking for stream members to replenish their membership and, for those who have not nonetheless joined, to turn partial of a FOBL family. Oakhurst Library, Community Room, Oakhurst.

Global Warming: Connecting a Catastrophes: 5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Monday, Nov 20; Global Goodness – globally desirous vegan racial potluck with a display on Global Warming: Connecting a Catastrophes. Vegan potluck followed by a Climate Change display that is both in-depth and elementary – you’ll come divided with a broader and deeper bargain of meridian change and a inauspicious events that are happening. Sponsored by Meatless Mondays and Beyond. Oakhurst Library, 49044 Civic Circle, Oakhurst. Free – all are acquire and speedy to join us for good food, fun, and education.. Details: Kimberly (805)245-0730, www.meetup.com/Meatless-Mondays-and-Beyond for info and RSVP.

FOOD BANK

Coarsegold Historic Village: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Second Tuesday; fresh, perishable food and other items. Some dishes have boundary so adequate for everyone. Bring bags with you. 35300 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.

North Fork – Grace Community Church: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fourth Tuesday; fresh, perishable food and other items. Some dishes have boundary so adequate for everyone. Bring bags with you. 56442 Road 200, North Fork. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.

Our Lady of a Sierra: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Third Tuesday; fresh, perishable food and other items. Some dishes have boundary so there might not be adequate for everyone. Bring bags with you. 40180 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.

Raymond Community Church: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. First Tuesday; uninformed and perishable food and other items. Some dishes have boundary so adequate for everyone. Bring bags with you. Community Church – 325505 Road 600, Raymond. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.

FUN GAMES

Oakhurst Petanque Club: 9 a.m. Saturdays; oakhurstpetanque.org. Behind Oakhurst Elementary School on School Road (427), Oakhurst. Free. Details: Tish (559) 683-6540.

Play Bridge: 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays ; United Methodist Church, Whittenburg Hall, 49223 Road 426, Oakhurst. Details: Paul (559) 658-8952.

FUNDRAISERS

Pancake Breakfast : 7 – 11 a.m. Last Saturday of a month ; All we can eat pancakes and eggs or biscuits and gravy. Community Center, 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. $5. Details: Joe (559) 683-1443.

Spaghetti cooking – Our Lady of a Sierra : 5 – 7 p.m. First Friday; monthly cooking prepared by a Knights of Columbus. All we can eat includes salad, bread, dessert and beverage. 40180 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst. $7.50 adults, girl 18 and underneath $4, families $20. Details: (559) 760-7406.

Christmas Boutique – Yosemite New Life Church of a Nazarene: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday, Nov 24 to Dec 23, Closed Sunday and Monday. ; Christmas equipment including ornaments, garlands, jacket paperr, wreaths, Christmas decor, trees etc. Proceeds advantage a church. 40390 Junction Dr., Oakhurst. Details: Pastor Dale Wohlgemuth (559)577-6029.

“Spay-ghetti Dinner” EMC SPCA: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec 8; Gluten giveaway pasta and to go available. No horde bar, final possibility to buy Fall Raffle tickets (drawing during 7 p.m.). All deduction advantage EMC SPCA. Oakhurst Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Rd, Oakhurst. $10 and $5 children underneath 7, tickets during a door.

GARDENING

Manzanita Garden Club: 10 a.m. Second Thursday; Special demos and speakers monthly Meet during members homes, Oakhurst. Details: Catana Hawkins (559) 683-0855.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE

16th Annual Christmas Boutique – Christ Church: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov 18; Christ Church women and friends work together year-round creation a renouned selling totes, holiday linens, quilted and embroidery crafts, Christmas decorations, food gifts, and a outrageous accumulation of workman wooden handcrafts, many pleasing still-life accents embellished by internal artist and more. Proceeds common with internal groups to assistance accommodate a needs of a community. Oakhurst Masonic Lodge, 40216 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. $8 prepaid, $10 during a door. Details: Peggy (559)683-4195 or Diane (559)877-6401 www.marthasmarket.net.

Sierra Meadowlarks Holiday Boutique and Raffle: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec 2; Cookie Walk, White Elephant table, hourly doorway esteem (free). Vendors, and Raffle prizes donated by a village including 18” Jumbo Weber unstable colourless griddle with collection and apron. Oakhurst Health and Wellness Centre, 40131 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Raffle tickets: $1 each, 6/$5, 12/$10, winners need not be present.. Details: Ardel Betz (559)683-7401 or Denise Reichard (559)978-5978.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

See’s Candy Sale: in a Old Blockbuster building Friday, Nov 17; Sponsored by Our Lady of a Sierra Women’s Guild. 40044 Hwy. 49, Suite B1 subsequent to Von’s market, Oakhurst. Details: Diane (559)760-1838.

Oakhurst Community Christmas Tree Lighting Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus: 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec 2; Christmas Carols with YHS Chamber Singers and Chamber Maids. Join us, there was coffee, prohibited dogs, rebound house, hunger cone decorating and giveaway books. Corner of Hwy. 41 and Crane Valley Road, Oakhurst. Free – Public invited.

MEETINGS

TOPS (take off pounds sensibly): 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Weight support group. Promise Land bldg., Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Val Stocker (559) 760-1177.

Oakhurst Elks Lodge – 2724 : 7 p.m. Second and Fourth Tuesdays; Elks Lodge, 42484 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2717.

Oakhurst Women’s Fellowship: Noon, First Wednesday; speakers, music, doorway prizes and fun. Sweetwater Steak House, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $11 inclusive. Details: (559) 642-4872.

Sierra Lodge – Free and Accepted Masons – 788: 6 p.m. First Wednesday; dinners – 3rd Friday of any month. 40216 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Darren Stearns (559) 642-4513.

Woodcarvers – Central Sierra Woodcarvers: 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Thursdays; beginners to advanced. Tools available. Senior Center, 49111 Cinder Lane, Oakhurst. Free. Details: Larry Smith (559) 906-4198, email woodtat@icloud.com.

Madera Oversight Coalition General Meeting (MOC): 6 p.m. Second Monday; a idea is to surprise a open and plead county far-reaching issues that can cost us all income ($) and inspire obliged growth. Library Community Room, 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. info@moc1.org. Details: (559) 868-4400.

Coarsegold Resource Conservation District: 9 a.m. Fourth Thursday; North Fork Mill site on Road 225, CDC Conference Room, North Fork. Details: (559) 642-3263.

La Sierra Guild of Valley Children’s Hospital: 1 p.m. Second Wednesday; Lutheran Church, Crane Valley Road (426) and Black Road, Oakhurst. Details: Carol George during email: edncarol@sti.net.

Oakhurst Sewer Advisory – MD22A: 8:30 a.m. First Wednesday; deliberating Oakhurst Sewer and Water issues. Raley’s Community Room, Hwy 41 and Hwy 49, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-5757.

Madera Regional Water Management Group: 1:30 p.m. Second Monday; deliberating all H2O issues in Madera County. rotating locations, Oakhurst. Details: and plcae (559) 642-7788.

LDS – Family History Center: Training Class: Feb 21st during noon. Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Wednesday dusk 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ; Genealogical Research. LDS Church, 49969 School Road (427), Oakhurst. Free Genealogy class. Details: kab@sti.net or (559) 683-8878.

MCW – Mountain Community Women : Social during 9:30 and assembly starts during 10 a.m. First Monday of each month ; Community Center on Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: Kathy Posey (559) 641-6572 or mountaincommunitywomen.com.

Men’s Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. First Saturday; Great food, song and fellowship. Sierra Pines Church, 40855 Covey Court, Highway 49, Oakhurst. $5 donation. First timers eat free..

Sierra Freepackers – Backcountry Horsemen of California : 6:30 p.m. Third Tuesday; plead work parties, route rides, proffer projects. See FB: Sierra Freepackers. Library Community Room, 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. Free. Details: (559) 658-7563.

Meatless Mondays and Beyond: 5:45 p.m. Third Monday; Library Community Room, 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. Free. Details: RSVP, Kimberly (805) 245-0730, www.meetup.com/Meatless-Mondays-and-Beyond.

Mountain Area Conservative Forum: 6:30 p.m. Third Tuesday; Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant during Best Western, 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 642-4921 or macf@sti.net.

MUSIC

Voices of a Sierra : 2 – 4 p.m. First and Third Sundays; a section of a Threshold Choir that sings physical songs of comfort to those nearby a finish of their life. Raley’s Community Room, Hwy 41 and Hwy 49, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 345-5034.

Winter Holiday Concert: 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov 19; Presented by a Oakhurst Community Concert Band. Mountain Christian Center, 40299 Hwy 49, O’Neals. Free. Details: (559)760-3849, www.oakhurstband.com.

SCOUTS

Boy Scout Troop – 316: 6:30 p.m. Mondays; boys ages 11 (or in 6th grade) to 17. Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: George Stillman (559) 642-7683.

Boy Scout Troop – 357: 7 p.m. Mondays; boys ages 11 (or in 6th grade) to 17. Scout Building, North Fork. Details: Dave Smith (559) 877-2186.

Cub Scout Troop 314: 6 p.m. Tuesdays; boys ages 6 to 10 (1st – 5th grade) Rivergold School, Coarsegold. Details: Den Leader Tim McGrew (559) 760-3369.

Girl Scouts Central California South Troop 3702: First and Third Tuesdays; , Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-0429.

Boy Scout Troop – 341: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; boys ages 11 (or 6th grade) to 17. Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI), Oakhurst. www.bsaoaktroop341.org. Details: Ben Kenison (559) 676-2335.

Royal Rangers – Outpost 242: Wednesdays; boys ages 5-18. Mountain Christian Center, 40299 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Andy Clendenning (559) 683-8760.

Cub Scout Pack – 341: 6 p.m. Last Thursday; boys ages 6 to 10 (1st – 5th grade) weekly Den locations vary, Oakhurst. Details: Larry Jeffries (559) 658-5292.

SELF-HELP GROUPS

Alanon: Tuesday 6 p.m. and Friday noon; New Community United Methodist Church, 49223 Crane Valley Road (426), Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-1166.

Celebrate Recovery: 5:45 p.m. cooking and 6:30 p.m. assembly Tuesdays; find leisure from your hurts, hang-ups and habits. North Fork Christian Center, North Fork. Details: (559) 877-4251.

Alcoholics Anonymous : meetings in all towering areas daily ; , Oakhurst. Details: visit: oakhurstaa.org, (559) 683-1662.

Narcotics Anonymous : 7 p.m. Fridays; Grace Community Church, 56442 Road 200, North Fork. Details: Maureen Schulte (559)877-4858.

SENIOR PROGRAMS

Coarsegold – Senior Nutrition Program: 11:30 a.m. Monday – Friday ; to sequence lunch, call by noon a prior week day. Community Center, Coarsegold. $1.75 seniors 60 plus, guest $4.50. Details: Jeri (559) 683-7953.

North Fork – Senior Nutrition Program: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday ; to sequence lunch, call by noon a prior week day. Community Center, North Fork. $1.75 seniors 60 plus, guest $4.50. Details: Jamie Flippen (559) 877-2346.

Oakhurst – Senior Nutrition Program: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday ; . Sierra Senior Center, 49111 Cinder Lane, Oakhurst. $1.75 seniors 60 plus, guest $4.50. Details: Brendan Drew (559) 683-3811.

Caregiver Respite Group : 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; take a mangle while your (alzheimers/dementia/elderly/disabled) family member enjoys a structured day of activities, socialization and personal care. Sierra Senior Center, 49111 Cinder Lane, Oakhurst. $15 includes lunch. Details: Jennie (559) 658-8227 or Barbara (559) 683-6474.

Creative Writing, Memoir Class: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Fridays; Join us, we are looking for “new” blood. Class runs a normal propagandize year. Come suffer essay your life story. No fee, no college credit. Instructor Joyce Struhr. Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Free. Details: Joyce Stuhr (559) 683-5494.

SERVICE CLUBS

Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis: Noon Tuesdays; Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant during Best Western, 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Vicki Burkhalter (559) 683-5854.

Oakhurst Sierra Rotary: Noon Wednesdays; Yosemite Gateway Restaurant during Best Western, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Dr. Bob Brosi.

Soroptimist International of a Sierras: 12 noon, First and Third Thursdays; Crab Cakes Restaurant, 49271 Golden Oak Loop, Oakhurst. Details: President Joelle Leder during SISierras@Soroptimist.net, SoroptimistofTheSierras2.org.

Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Tuesdays; Pop’s Restaurant, Hwy 41 during Stagecoach Road., Oakhurst. Details: President John Honnette (559) 859-7800.

Bass Lake Lions: 11:30 a.m. Second and Fourth Wednesdays; President Anthony (Tony) King Ducey’s Restaurant, Bass Lake. Details: basslakelions.org.

Sierra Lions Club: 6 p.m. First and Third Wednesdays; President Tom Heather Denny’s – 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: sierralionsclub.org.

SINGLES

Senior Singles Dining Club – 55+: 5 p.m. Second Thursday; Dec 14th cooking is during Sweetwater Steakhouse, 41177 Highway 41, Oakhurst. Dinner during a opposite internal grill each month, Oakhurst. Details: Reservations (559) 760-8372.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Helping Hands Pregnancy and Parenting Center: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Thursday ; pregnancy exam and Earn While your Learn parenting classes – Baby Bucks to emporium in a boutique. Mon – Thurs. 10-4 p.m. 40356 Oak Park Way, Suite A B, Oakhurst. Free. Details: Kenya (559) 642-2229.

Chronic Illness Group: 10 a.m. First and Third Thursday; anyone pang from ongoing illness including cancer, diabetes, Fibromyalgia, I.B.S. or ongoing behind pain. We share, support and spasmodic do amiable exercise. Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst. Details: Mary Nelsen (559) 658-1394.

Mommy Time – Support: 1:30 – 3 p.m. (Doors open during 1 p.m.) First Wednesday; support, information and preparation for moms and moms-to-be. Sponsored by Natural Instincts Community Birth Collective. North Fork Studio, North Fork. Free. Details: Jenny (559) 240-4370.

Gambling Problems – Free Counseling: sessions offering Monday – Saturday; do we or someone we know have a gambling problem? Individual or family conversing is accessible with an certified diagnosis provider, lerned by a bureau of Problem Gambling and UCLA. , Oakhurst. Free. Details: Licensed Clinician, David Johnson (559) 707-9212.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s support group: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Second and Fourth Tuesdays; support organisation for people caring for persons with Alzheimer’s or insanity upheld by Valley Caregivers. Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst. Free. Details: (800) 541-8614 or Carol Breit (559) 683-4045.

VETERANS ACTIVITIES

Caring Veterans of America: 9 a.m. Second Wednesday; Hitching Post – Hwy. 49, Ahwahnee. Details: Commander Terry Cole (559) 658-8939.

American Legion – Post 110: 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. unchanging meeting. Third Thursday; Community Center, 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: (559) 683-1215.

Marine Corps League, Griswold Mountain Detachment – 1121: 9:30 a.m. Second Saturday; 40045 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst. Details: Jim Winney (559) 658-2062.

VFW Post 8743: 11 a.m. Second Saturday; Positive Living Center, 40045 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst. Details: Gary Powell (559) 658-5182.

VOLUNTEER GROUPS

EMC – SPCA: 5:30 p.m. Second Tuesday; if we adore animals and would like to help. The Cat’s Meow, 40315 Junction Dr. Suite C, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 642-6611.

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