The Traveling Storytelling Show - a fundraiser for the Destination Imagination Team at North Fork Elementary School - will be held 4 p.m., May 1, at the Grace Community Church in North Fork. The show features Norm Brecke, the Oregon Tellers, and Anne Rutherford.
Donations are requested, with all monies raised benefiting the Imagination Team’s trip to Knoxville, Tennessee, where they will compete in the 2016 Global Finals.
Details: Sandy, (559) 877-7796.
Town Hall Thursday
Tom Wheeler, District 5 Madera County Supervisor, will host his next Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. April 28 inside the Coarsegold Community Center on Highway 41.
Speakers will discuss how to use grey and rainwater, and updates to the Coarsegold Resource Conservation District, Oakhurst Community College Center, Madera County Transit, and Cal Fire.
Wheeler and other speakers will then answer questions and allow for community discussion.
Details: (559) 673-3302.
Oakhurst Adventist Christian School will hold a Spring Festival, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., May 1. Free admission, free popcorn, with pizza, bounce house, face painting, and a book sale.
The school is located at 50690 Road 426, Oakhust.
Madera County Sheriff Jay Varney will host the 9th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, noon, May 10, at Courthouse Park in Madera.
Yosemite High School’s Choral Department welcomes the public to its Spring Concert, held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church.
Tickets are $4, sold at the door.
Details: Christel Biasell, (559) 683-4667, ext. 242.
Cinco De Mayo luncheon
La Sierra Guild will host a Cinco De Mayo Luncheon to benefit Valley Children’s Hospital from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 3 at the Oakhurst Community Center.
A meal donation is $15, with a menu of: burrito, enchilada, rice, beans, chips and salsa, courtesy of El Cid’s Mexican Cuisine.
Cake and soft drinks will be available for purchase.
A raffle will be drawn at 1 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Valley Children’s Hospital.
Details: (559) 260-0937.
Soukup to speak at Democratic Club
Darin Soukup, director of the Oakhurst Community College Center, will be a featured speaker at the Oakhurst Democratic Club’s monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at Denny’s on Highway 41.
Soukup will speak to the club about the Measure C college bond, the role the Oakhurst college plays in the economy, and the challenges of providing opportunities for higher education.
Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m., with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend.
Details: (559) 641-6617.
The Mariposa Butterfly Festival parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, traveling down Highway 140 from the Mariposa Museum & History Center.
The 2016 Little Miss Butterfly & Captain Caterpillar costume contest will return to the event as well.
Details: (209) 966-3232.
The Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library will hold a book sale, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., May 7, in the library’s community room. Books are $3 a bag. Proceeds to benefit the library.
Details: (559) 683-7552.
Mariposa Symphony Orchestra
The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m., April 30, at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $6 for students.
Details: MSO’s website http://tinyurl.com/MariposaSO.
Yosemite High student Calissa Crumpton is producing a history dinner-show to be presented at 6 p.m., May 13 and 14, at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse. Historical characters portrayed in the show include Abe Lincoln, Harry Houdini, Plato, and General George Patton. The $45 per person dinner is being catered by Ranchos Cafe.
The production is Crumpton’s Senior Project to help raise funds for a new $6,000 timing system for the YHS pool.
Reservations: (559) 676-8491.