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Storytelling event is scheduled two days in March in Mariposa

Anne Rutherford and Norm BreckeKeeping storytelling alive is the goal of a local group which has planned an upcoming event. Produced by the Keeping Storytelling in Mariposa Schools SIG, the Story Slam! Competition will take place at the United Methodist Church, 6th and Bullion streets, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9. People can sign up to tell their five-minute story […]

Fireside Chat slated Feb. 18 at museum

A Fireside Chat is scheduled at the Mariposa Museum and History Center. It will be Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. at the history center, 5119 Jessie Street in Mariposa. Admission is free. The subject will be “Historic and Archeological Research at Fish Camp/Summerdale, California.” The talk will summarize the preliminary findings of Dr. John Pryor, his students and Native […]

Beekeepers group sets monthly meeting Feb. 19

Bees will be the subject of a Feb. 19 meeting.Wannabees, newbees and anyone else interested in backyard beekeeping in Mariposa is invited to Sierra Foothill Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting. It will be on Feb. 19 at the Mariposa County Library at 7 p.m. The meetings take place every third Monday of the month, from February through October. The Sierra Foothill […]

Local ranchers invited to attend area workshop

University of California, Cooperative Extension’s Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor for Fresno and Madera Counties, Rebecca Ozeran, is hosting a workshop for local ranchers. It will be at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 1-5:30 p.m., and again at Kearney Ag Research and Extension Center, Parlier on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 2-6:30 p.m. The presentations will […]

A donation from the heart

Local artist Ocean Jones created over 70 handmade paper hearts which are combined with a mixture of California wildflower seeds. The hearts were sold over recent months to raise money for Detwiler Fire relief. The hearts can be planted in the ground or in pots. Jones (right) donated $250 to the Mariposa Community Foundation. The money will go toward helping […]

Dem Club to host candidate Walter Wall for Mariposa County District Attorney

Meeting slated Saturday at 9:45 a.m. at Miner’s

Walter WallThe most important law enforcement job in the county will be addressed at the next Mariposa Democratic club meeting on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 9:45 a.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse, 5159 Highway 140 in Mariposa. District Attorney Thomas Cooke just announced he is not running for re-election, but candidate Walter Wall will be there to tell the audience why he […]

Thursday Makerspace programs set at library

During the first program on Thursday, Feb. 8, older participants will create unusual valentines from used books that are at the end of their shelf life. Submitted photoChildren and adults are invited to make, create, design and explore at the Mariposa County Library’s Green S.T.E.A.M. Makerspace programs. They are held on the first and third Thursday of every month. The […]

Car seat safety check up event scheduled Feb. 24 in Mariposa

 Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent. For that reason, Mariposa Safe Families, in partnership with the California Highway Patrol, will be hosting a Car Seat Safety Check Up on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the former Frost Shop lot, […]

Ethos offers local events for youth

Ethos Youth Center in Mariposa offers weekly events open to all youth over the age of 12. Ethos is located at 5079 Highway 140. There are art sessions on Mondays, board games on Tuesdays, outdoor adventures on Fridays and movies on Sundays. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter […]

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