Senior Center Bingo -- Noon every Thursday and first two Saturdays; 49111 Cinder Lane - behind the community center, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-3811.
Oakhurst Elks Lodge -- 12 p.m. Fourth Saturday; doors open at 10 a.m., no alcohol or minors. 42484 Hwy. 41 across from Bass Lake Road (222) turnoff, Oakhurst. Details: George (559) 683-2717.
Coarsegold Community Center -- Mondays and Third Saturdays; Monday 10 a.m., senior meals 11:30 a.m., games start 12:15 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m., games at noon. 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: Agnes (559) 683-5646.
Bingo at the"Family Festival" sponsored by Our Lady of the Sierra -- 11 a.m. Sunday, September 30; Bingo begins in the Pavilion, along with the annual Family Festival at the community center. Plus you will find lots of food, drink, and fun at the center before and after your games. Great prizes to win! Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst.
Chukchansi Gold Resort -- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, October 11; all donors receive a medium pumpkin plus a variety of discount coupons. Resort & Casino, 711 Lucky Lane, Coarsegold. Details: Linda Fernandez (559) 692-5296.
High Sierra Corvettes -- 6 p.m. social hour, meeting starts at 7 p.m. First Wednesday; Round Table Pizza, Von's Center, Oakhurst. Details: Gary (559) 381-2947 or Tom (559) 676-1339.
CAR CLUBS & CAR SHOWS
Minarets High School "1st" Car Show fundraiser -- 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, October 6; food and craft vendors too! All proceeds for students traveling to Europe in the spring and future travel. $10 entry fee for cars and motorcycles. Minarets High School, 45077 Road 200, O'Neals. Details: Daniel Ching (559) 760-5042 or email@example.com.
Creative Writing class (memoirs) -- 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Fridays; Merced College presents no credit, no fee, memoir writing life story class. Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Joyce Stuhr (559) 683-5494.
Helping Hands presents "Earn While You Learn" Parenting Classes -- 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (1 hour classes) Monday-Thursday; receive baby bucks while attending classes. Call for schedule and class times. Child care not provided. Pregnancy and Parenting Center, 40356 Oak Park Way, Suite A, Oakhurst. Details: Kenya Deto: firstname.lastname@example.org (559) 642-2229.
Grandmothers Club - 24 -- 10:30 a.m. First Wednesday; The Village Clubhouse, 46777 Oonay Nation Road, Coarsegold.
Our Lady of the Sierra Women's Guild -- 8 a.m. Second Wednesday; Saint Dominic Savio and Saint Joseph the Worker Guild. Mass, Rosary followed by breakfast and meeting. Our Lady of the Sierra, Indian Spring Road, Oakhurst.
Bass Lake Lions -- 11:30 a.m. Second and Fourth Wednesdays; Dru Bratty, President. Ducey's Restaurant, Bass Lake. Details: www.basslakelions.org.
North Fork Women's Club -- 10 a.m. First Wednesday; scholarship funding for women. Mill Site meeting room, 57839 Road 225, North Fork. Details: Mary Collins (559) 877-4332 or email@example.com.
North Fork Women's Club - Craft & "Mini" Bake Sale -- 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Second Wednesday; non-profit funds for Women's Scholarships. Post Office parking lot, 33173 Road 222, North Fork. Details: Mary Collins (559) 877-4332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Valley 4-H -- 6:30 p.m. First Monday; general club business and group activities. Minarets High School multipurpose room, O'Neals. Details: Sandra McDougald (559) 822-2289.
Democratic Club of Oakhurst -- 9 a.m. Saturday, October 6; Terry Newland, President, "What is the Mountain Area Literacy Council?" Ol'Kettle Restaurant, 40530 Hwy 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 658-2342.
Mountain Area Literacy Council (MALCO) -- 1 p.m. Thursday, October 11; all volunteer group promotes literacy. Yosemite Gateway Association of Realtors conference room, 40298 Junction Dr., Oakhurst. Details: email@example.com. (559) 641-7691.
Gold Dust Dancers - Square Dancing and Line Dancing -- 6 - 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 7 p.m. Line dancing first hour followed by square dancing. Community Center, Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 641-7765 or (559) 868-3319.
Farmer's Market - Oakhurst -- 4 - 7 p.m. Thursdays; locally grown produce, prepared foods and hand-crafted products. True Value Home Center on Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Free. Details: Sheila or Theresa (559) 683-7117.
Farmer's Market - North Fork -- Saturday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Wednesday 4 - 7 p.m.; featuring all North Fork grown produce. Post Office, 33173 Road 222, North Fork. Details: Debbie Myers (559) 877-4229.
Our Lady of the Sierra "Family Festival" -- 11a.m. Sunday, September 30; Festival Liturgy 10 a.m. followed by Festival11 p.m. with Raffle's, Miller's Resort, Pines Village, Duceys, Yosemite Mtn. Rail Road Dinner and a ride, food booths, Bingo, hamburgers, hot dogs, Korean food, Mexican food, desserts, silent auction with lots of surprisesincluding a two nights stay at Tenaya. Many games including bounce house and more. A wonderful family event! Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: www.olscatholic.org.
Raymond Community Church -- 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Tuesday, October 2; fresh and perishable food and other items. Some foods have limits so enough for everyone. Bring bags with you. Community Church - 325505 Road 600, Raymond. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.
FUN & GAMES
"Family Festival" sponsored by Our Lady of the Sierra -- 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday, September 30; Pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. Festival Liturgy Mass 10 a.m. followed by Family Festival at 11 a.m. including raffles including Pines Village, Ducy's at the Lake, bingo, children's games, bounce house, entertainment, food and beverages. Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: www.olscatholic.org.
Kid's Fish Club - Master's College - Music Camp -- 3:15 - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Friday October 10 - 12; Program and Dinner. Hillside Baptist Church, Road 200 at Wyle Ranch Road, North Fork. Free. Details: Sarah (559) 877-7771.
Wine Festival -- 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, October 13 and 14; chocolate - wine - food tasting, arts, crafts, auction, entertainment, games. Presented by the Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce. Community Park, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-7766.
Flea Market - Glacier High School -- 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, September 29; one person's junk: another's treasure. Hwy 41 turnout next to Old Barn Way and the old Water tower, Oakhurst. Details: GHS (559) 642-1422.
North Fork Fall Festival - Craft fair and yard sale -- 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday, October 6; sponsored by the North Fork Women's Club. Town Hall, 33060 Mono Road (228), North Fork. Space rental $25. Details: 559) 877-4806.
Soroptimist Annual Soup and Salad Luncheon -- 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Take-out available. Thursday, October 11; Homemade soup, salad, dessert, tea or coffee. All proceeds benefit local Soroptimist International of the Sierras projects. Community Center, Oakhurst. $10. Details: (559) 683-2057.
Mountain Laurel Garden Club -- 10 a.m. First Friday; meet at members homes, mountain community. Details: Cheryl (559) 683-4079.
Republican Party of Madera County (RPMC) -- 11:30 a.m., call for location of lunch meeting. First Monday; www.MaderaGOP.org. County wide meeting, Madera. Details: Bobbie (559) 683-0719.
Coarsegold Community Center Board -- 3:30 p.m. Second Monday; 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: (559) 683-7953.
Coarsegold Resource Conservation District -- 10 a.m. Thursday, September 27; North Fork Mill site on Road 225, CDC Conference Room, North Fork. Details: (559) 642-3263.
Family History Center -- 12 p.m. Classes 2nd Wednesday and beginner classes 2 Tuesday; Ancestry - tracing your family roots. LDS Church , 49969 School Road (427), Oakhurst. Free. Details: Kathy Burrow (559) 683-8878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mountain Area Literacy Council (MALCo) 25th Anniversary Celebration -- 4 - 6 p.m. Friday, October 12; light refreshments being served. Inviting all past students and tutors and for all those interested in promoting adult literacy. Yosemite Gateway Association of Realtors conference room, 40298 Junction Dr., Oakhurst. Free. Details: email@example.com or (559) 683-1456.
Yosemite International Jazz Festival - Mini Concert -- 7 p.m. Thursday, September 27; Performers "Scats on the Sly." Sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. Queen's Inn by the River, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $20. Details: (559) 683-7766.
Yosemite International Jazz Festival - Mini Concert -- 6 p.m. Thursday, October 11; Rich Severson Band. Sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. Sierra Sky Ranch, 50552 Road 632, Oakhurst. $20. Details: (559) 683-7766.
The Master's College of Santa Clarita - worship music by "Majesty" -- 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 14; Nine member vocal ensemble sings in churches and high schools, as well as other civic groups and service clubs. Presented by the Hillside Baptist Church, Road 200 at Wyle Ranch Road, North Fork. Details: Sarah Crotinger (559) 877-7771.
Oakhurst Women's Connection "Apple of My Eye" -- 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, October 9; keynote speaker: Arlene Fetzer. Special Feature: John Mark Brix Music. Sweetwater Steak House, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $12 inclusive, reservations necessary. Details: Carol (559) 642-4872.
Walk-a-thon sponsored by the Coarsegold Elementary PTA -- Friday, September 28; Looking for sponsorships. Details: PTA President Aurda Hammerling (559) 760-7892.
Rotary Golf Tournament - 22nd Annual - Rick Murphy Memorial -- 8 a.m. registration 9 a.m. Tee off Saturday, October 6; Shotgun start scramble, hole-in-one contest, chipping and putting contest, Breakfast, lunch, dinner, auction and more. All proceeds benefit local charities. Sierra Meadows, Ahwahnee. $100. Details: (559) 683-3467 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Boy Scout Troop - 341 -- 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; boys ages 11(or 6th grade) to 17. Sierra Ambulance Conference Room, Oakhurst. Details: Tony McLean (559) 683-0974.
Alanon "Women Only" -- 9:30 a.m. Saturdays; Methodist Church, 49223 Crane Valley Road (426), Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-1166.
Alanon -- 7 p.m. Mondays; Yosemite Lakes Park Community Church, 43840 Patrick Avenue, Coarsegold. Details: (559) 683-1166.
Alcoholics Anonymous -- Daily; meetings scheduled daily, morning, noon, and evening. Call for times. Oakhurst Fellowship on Hartwell Road (downstairs) behind Todd's BBQ, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-1662.
Overeaters Anonymous -- 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 40707 Hodges Hill Dr., Oakhurst. Details: Betty (559) 683-7016.
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 p.m. Wednesdays; find freedom from your hurts, hang-ups and habits. Sierra Pines Church, 40855 Covey Court, Highway 49, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2882.
Caregiver Respite Group -- 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; the Respite Group will provide a much needed break for the family caregiver and an opportunity for their loved one to enjoy a relaxing day of activities and socialization with personal care assistance. A small fee includes lunch. Sierra Senior Center, 49111 Cinder Lane, Oakhurst. Details: Jennie (559) 658-8227.
Senior Nutrition Program - Coarsegold -- 11:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; to order lunch, call by noon the previous week day. Community Center, Coarsegold. $1.75., seniors 60 plus. Details: Debbie Sprinkel (559) 696-3400.
Senior Nutrition Program - North Fork -- 11:30 a.m. Monday - Friday; to order lunch, call by noon the previous week day. Community Center, North Fork. $1.75., seniors 60 plus. Details: Dru Whitner (559) 877-4280.
Senior Nutrition Program - Oakhurst -- 11:30 a.m. Monday - Friday; to order lunch, call by noon the previous week day. Sierra Senior Center, Oakhurst. $1.75., seniors 60 plus. Details: JoAnn Foster (559) 683-3811.
Soroptimist International of The Sierras -- Noon First and Third Thursdays; Ol' Kettle Restaurant, Oakhurst. Details: Sue Graham (559) 683-7845.
Oakhurst Sierra Rotary -- Noon Wednesdays; Yosemite Gateway Restaurant at Best Western, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Randy Papike (559) 683-0478.
Sierra Lions Club -- 6 p.m. First and Third Wednesdays; Best Western Yosemite Gateway Restaurant, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: www.sierralionsclub.org.
Oakhurst Elks Lodge - 2724 -- 7 p.m. Second and Fourth Tuesdays; Elks Lodge, 42484 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2717.
Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis -- Noon Tuesdays; Ol' Kettle on Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Vicki Burkhalter (559) 683-5854.
Oakhurst Mountain Lions -- 6 p.m. Second and Fourth Wednesdays; Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn, 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Colette Goga (559) 642-4569 or Facebook.
MCW - Mountain Community Women -- 9:30 a.m. First Monday; November meeting will be our annual "Taters and Table Setting Luncheon. "MCW serves the community by raising funds to support the Community Center. Community Center on Road 425B, Oakhurst. $10 donation requested for tickets (559) 642-4711. Details: (559) 641-7867.
Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary Club -- 7 a.m. Tuesdays; Ol' Kettle Restaurant, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Dale Miller (559) 683-0819.
Alzheimer's Caregiver -- 10 a.m. Second and Fourth Tuesdays; support group for individuals caring for persons with Alzheimer's or dementia. Lutheran Church, Crane Valley Road (426), Oakhurst. Details: (800) 541-8614 or Carol (559) 683-4045.
Marine Corps League, Griswold Mountain Detachment - 1121 -- 9:30 a.m. Second Saturday; Positive Living Center, 49269 Golden Oak Dr., Suite 103, Oakhurst. Details: Bill Volner (559) 658-2684.
Women's Veterans and PTSD support group -- 11 a.m. First and Third Tuesdays; VA Clinic on Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Barbara Cole (559) 658-8939.
Caring Veterans Group -- 10:30 a.m. Second Wednesday; Ol' Kettle Restaurant, 40530 Highway 41, Oakhurst. Details: Commander Terry Cole (559) 658-8939.
EMC - SPCA -- 5:30 p.m. Second Tuesday; if you love animals and would like to help. The Cat's Meow, 40315 Junction Dr. Suite C, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 642-6611.
Community Roadside Litter Clean Up Day -- 8 a.m. till noon Saturday, October 13; Pick up trash bags Saturday morning at the following: North Fork Post Office. Coarsegold, Teepee on Road 415 and Hwy. 41. Ahwahnee & Oakhurst Library parking lot. Sponsored by Keep our Mountains Beautiful! Volunteers will be entered in a drawing for a prize. Coarsegold, North Fork, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 760-1058 (559) 877-2361.