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Farm Bureau dinner date reset The annual Mariposa Farm Bureau dinner has been rescheduled for this Saturday, Oct. 19. It was reset because of the ongoing Briceburg Fire. The program will support youth agricultural programs and honor the 2019 Mariposa County Farm Bureau’s Friend of Agriculture, Elnora George. The menu will be ribeye steak dinners prepared by Bill Hodson and […]

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IOOF hosts pancake breakfast The Odd Fellows of Lafayette Historical Lodge #65 will serve its monthly breakfast at the IOOF Hall, on Oct. 13, from 8 to 11 a.m. The menu will be biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham and cheese omelets and all you can eat pancakes. Complimentary coffee and orange juice round out the meal. The breakfast price is […]

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History talk set The Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a talk by Leroy Radanovich on the history of Mariposa County and the Adventist influence in starting John C. Fremont Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall. Leroy is a noted local historian and photographer who has written numerous books on the history of Mariposa, […]

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History talk set The Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a talk by Leroy Radanovich on the history of Mariposa County and the Adventist influence in starting John C. Fremont Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall. Radanovich is a noted local historian who has written numerous books. Admission is free. Fire station holds open […]

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ICES hosts Children’s Fair Infant/Child Enrichment Services, Inc. (ICES) is holding its 30th annual Children’s Fair on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park. ICES, along with other agencies, organizations, child care centers and licensed family child care providers, will be offering free, eco-friendly activities for families and children of all ages. For […]

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Soroptimists seek applicants Soroptimist International of Mariposa is now accepting applications for this year’s Live Your Dream awards. This program provides cash grants to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training. Women who qualify to apply are those with primary financial responsibility for their family, are attending or have been accepted by an […]

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Sept. 11 ceremony set Wednesday A ceremony in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is scheduled for next Wednesday. It will begin at 9 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Art Park in Mariposa, where there is an existing memorial for 9/11. The ceremony is being coordinated by the Mariposa County Fire Department. It is held […]

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Join the Mom Squad Mariposa County Parks and Rec will be offering the “Mom Squad,” a fitness program for moms and kids. The program will begin on Sept. 9 from 9-10 a.m. Parks and Rec will provide workout equipment (dumbells, resistance bands, etc.), but parents are asked to bring water and their child’s stroller. The classes will be $3 per […]

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Parade entries being sought Entries are now being accepted for the annual Labor Day Parade in Mariposa, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. in downtown Mariposa. The theme for this year’s parade is “Simple Life/ Country Life.” Entry forms are available at the visitors center in Mariposa, at the fairgrounds office and at Chase’s Foothill […]


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