Senior Center Bingo Noon Every Thursday and First two Saturdays; 49111 Cinder Lane - behind the community center, Oakhurst.
Details: (559) 683-3811.
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.
Elks Lodge 12 p.m. Saturday, August 24; doors open at 10 a.m., no alcohol or minors. Sodas and Hot Dogs available. Free coffee and popcorn. 42484 Hwy. 41 across from Bass Lake Road (222) turnoff, Oakhurst. Details: George Wright (559) 683-2717.
Southern High Sierra Corvettes 6 p.m. social hour, meeting starts at 7 p.m. First Wednesday; Sweetwater Steak House, 41177 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 642-2538.
Service Organization of the Sierra (SOS) 9:30 a.m. Last Tuesday; Serving the community by raising funds for scholarships, public library and teacher grants. Oakhurst Medical Group Room, 40232 Junction Dr. at Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Linda Seaberg (559) 642-4280.
Bass Lake Lions 11:30 a.m. Second and Fourth Wednesdays; President Jim Milligin. Ducey's Restaurant, Bass Lake. Details: www.basslakelions.org.
Grandmothers Club - 24 10:30 a.m. First Wednesday; The Village Clubhouse, 46777 Oonay Nation Road, Coarsegold.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Fork Women's Club - Craft & "Mini" Bake Sale 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Second Wednesday; nonprofit funds for Women's Scholarships. Post Office parking lot, 33173 Road 222, North Fork. Details: Mary Collins (559) 877-4332 or email@example.com.
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.
Sierra Mountain Quilters Association 5:30 p.m. First Thursday; Business meeting at 6 p.m. Pavilion at the Community Center Road 425B, Oakhurst. Free. Details: Lin (559) 642-2673.
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 - Bass Lake 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; many vendors, entertainment, fresh flowers, jams, honey soap and produce is wonderful fresh from the farm. Sponsored by the Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce. Pines Village, Bass Lake. Details: Chuck Nugent (559) 642-8163 - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worship in the Park 6 p.m. Saturdays; Mountain Ministerial Association and Friends in the Park sponsoring this weekly event through August. Rotating pastors and worship music bands leading Christian worship services. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and a picnic basket. Community Park at Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. Details: Dennis McCourt (408) 832-4581.
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 (559) 683-7117.
Farmer's Market - North Fork 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays; Post Office parking lot, 33173 Road 222, North Fork. Details: (559) 877-4229.
North Fork - Grace Community Church 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tuesday, August 27; Some fresh, perishable food and other items. Some foods have limits so enough for everyone. Bring bags with you. 56442 Road 200, North Fork. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.
Raymond Community Church 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Tuesday, September 3; 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
Oakhurst Petanque Club 9 a.m. Saturdays; www.oakhurstpetanque.org. Behind Oakhurst Elementary School on School Road (427), Oakhurst. Free. Details: Tish (559) 683-6540.
Play Bridge 10 a.m. Every Monday and Thursday; Whittenburg Hall, 49223 Crane Valley Road (426), Oakhurst. Details: Paul (559) 658-8952.
KClub 3:15 - 5 p.m. Wednesdays; Learn about God's love. Hillside Baptist Church, Road 200 at Wyle Ranch Road, North Fork. Free. Details: Sarah (559) 877-7771.
Hot Rod and Classic Car Show at Bass Lake 1 - 7 p.m. Saturday, August 24; sponsored by the Bass Lake Chamber benefiting the Children's Museum of the Sierra. Pines Village , Bass Lake.
Details: (559) 760-1372 or email@example.com.
EMC SPCA - Bake Sale 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, August 31; all proceeds benefit EMC SPCA. Help get our No Kill Animal Center built. True Value Home Center on Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Anne Leonard (559) 676-7828.
Pancake Breakfast - North Fork Lions Club 7 - 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31; Recreation Center- 33507 Road 230, North Fork. Advance tickets: $6 adults, $5 ages 12 and under. At the door: $7 adults, $6 ages 12 and under. Details: Brent (559) 877-4066.
Fish Camp Fire Rescue BBQ and Auction 11 a.m. Sunday, September 1; Chicken and Tri-Tip BBQ begins at 11 a.m. The live auction begins at 1 p.m., silent auction beginning at 11 a.m. Camp Green Meadows & White Chief Mtn.Rd., Fish Camp. $10 for meal. Details: (559) 683-2521.
Huge Oakhurst Rummage Sale 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, September 7; Look for signs, benefits the animals of Kellen Rescue. 40820 Winding Way off Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Keri Hills (559) 676-2784.
Manzanita Garden Club 10 a.m. Second Thursday; call for location, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-4402.
Mountain Laurel Garden Club 10 a.m. First Friday; meet at members homes, Mountain community. Details: Cheryl (559) 683-4079.
Children's Museum of the Sierra 10 a.m. Second Monday; Help save our children's museum, join our monthly meeting to volunteer and help. YSVB office, 40637 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Free. Details: Jarrod Lyman (559) 683-4636.
Sierra Masonic Lodge - 788 8 a.m. breakfast and 9 a.m. stated meeting First Saturday; monthly stated meeting. 40216 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Bill Bastian, Secretary (559) 683-4359.
Men's Breakfast 8:30 a.m. First Saturday; Sierra Pines Church, 40855 Covey Court, Highway 49, Oakhurst. $5 donation. Details: (559) 683-2882.
Coarsegold Community Center Board 3:30 p.m. Second Monday; 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: (559) 683-7953.
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.
Chamber Board of Directors 4:30 p.m. Fourth Thursday; Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. Yosemite Bank conference room, 40061 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-7766.
Women In Business Luncheon and Networking noon Second Thursday; sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. Contact the Chamber for more information and location of this months event. Local Restaurants, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-7766.
Course in Miracles Study Group 2 p.m. Tuesdays; Rev. Linda Angel 641-5980. Positive Living Center, 49260 Golden Oak Dr. #101, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 642-4616.
Baha'is of the Mountain Area 7 p.m. Third Wednesday of the month ; discussion on topics as "What is the Baha' i' faith" and Oneness of Mankind, Life after Death, Equality of Men and Women. www.bahai.us. Yosemite Bank community room, Oakhurst. Details: Don Reed (559) 683-7702.
Coarsegold Resource Conservation District 10 a.m. Friday, August 23; Jenny Di Stefano from the Department of Conservation workshop called "RCD 101." North Fork Mill site on Road 225, CDC Conference Room, North Fork.
Details: (559) 642-3263.
California Retired Teachers 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 4; Keynote speaker will be Virginia McClaran presenting quilts and quilt making. CalRTA will provide a luncheon following meeting. Details: http://div79.calrta.org/ John W. Wells Center, 701 East 5th Street, Madera. Details: Kathleen Yowell (559) 665-1117.
"Blazin Hog' Competition, Barbecue and Zydeco Music Festival Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, September 21; 7th Annual competition, teams compete for cash prizes. Zydeco bands, lots of music, food, beer & wine, arts and crafts. Fund raising event for John C Fremont Hospital Foundation. Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Highway 49S, Mariposa. $15 adults, $10 seniors, $8 ages 6-17 . Details: www.blazinhog.com.
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 - 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 - 341 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; boys ages 11(or 6th grade) to 17. Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI.), Oakhurst. Details: John Dufresne (559) 683-8635.
Cub Scout Pack - 341 6 p.m. Last Thursday; boys ages 6 to 10 (1st - 5th grade) Locations vary, Oakhurst. Details: Nicole Star (559) 997-6964.
Alanon "Women Only" 9:30 a.m. Saturdays; Methodist Church, 49223 Crane Valley Road (426), Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-1166.
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.
Coarsegold - Senior Nutrition Program 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: Joanna Fuchs (559) 683-7953.
North Fork - Senior Nutrition Program 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 Whitener (559) 877-2653.
Oakhurst - Senior Nutrition Program 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: Connie Graham (559) 683-3811.
Caregiver Respite Group 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Mountain Area Caregivers 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. $15. Details: Jennie (559) 658-8227.
Soroptimist International of The Sierras Noon First and Third Thursdays; Crab Cakes Restaurant, Golden Oak Loop, Oakhurst. Details: Sue Graham (559) 683-7845.
Oakhurst Sierra Rotary Noon Wednesdays; Yosemite Gateway Restaurant at Best Western, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Doug Macaulay (559) 683-4494.
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; except 2nd Tuesday meeting at 5:30 p.m. Sweetwater Steak House, 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: Wayanne Markley (559) 683-4475.
MCW - Mountain Community Women 9:30 a.m. First Monday; "MCW "serves the community by raising funds to support the Community Center. Community Center on Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 692-2947.
Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary Club 7 a.m. Tuesdays; Denny's - 40530 Hwy 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Susan Macaulay (559) 683-4494.
Senior Singles Dining Club Second Friday; 55 years and older. Dinner in restaurants, or members' homes. Details: Mort (559) 642-3632 .
Better Breathers 12:30 p.m. Last Saturday; Use elevator outside main entrance. Anyone with COPD or breathing problems (and spouse). CMC (Urgent Care building) 48677 Victoria Lane, second floor, Oakhurst. Details: Jackie Wilson (559) 683-4250.
Stroke Support Group 10 a.m. Third Friday; Ray Castro of Oakhurst Evangelical Free Church will be conducting this group for all stroke survivors and caregivers. Yosemite Bank conference room, Hwy. 49, Oakhurst.
Free. Details: Ray (559) 760-9839.
Celebrate Recovery 5 p.m. Wednesdays; find freedom from hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Sierra Pines Church, 40855 Covey Court , Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2882.
Pathway to Freedom 6: p.m. Tuesdays; find freedom from destructive thoughts, behaviors or bondage's. Oakhurst Evangelical Free Church, 50443 School Road (427), Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2254.
Alzheimer's Caregiver by Valley Caregiver Resource Center 10 a.m. Second and Fourth Tuesdays; Support group for individuals caring for person with Alzheimer's or dementia. Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst. Free. Details: (800) 541-8614 or Carol (559) 683-4045.
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia by Valley Caregiver Resource Center 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27; Open to loved ones of a person with Alzheimer's and dementia. Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst.
Free. Details: (800) 541-8614 or (559) 224-9154.
Golden Chain Theatre now playing through Sept. 22. "An Evening of Melodrama." 42130 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Box Office (559) 683-7112
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.
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.
American Legion - Post 110 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. regular meeting. Third Thursday; Community Center, 34540 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: (559) 683-1215.
Caring Veterans Group 9 a.m. Second Wednesday; Denny's - 40530 Hwy 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.
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.
Los Nino's Bien Educados - parenting class for Spanish speaking parents 11 a.m. Thursdays; The Mountain Wellness Center sponsors this event. Oakhurst Counseling Center, 49774 Road 426, Oakhurst. Free. Details: (559) 683-4809.
Creative Writing class (memoirs) 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Fridays; Merced Jr. College will be continuing no credit, no fee, memoir writing life story class, new Semester begins Aug. 30. Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Joyce Stuhr (559) 683-5494.