Decorate your boat and get your name on the America’s Cup Trophy (Bass Lake edition) in the 4th of July Bass Lake boat parade, which will begin near the entrance to Willow Cove, 7 p.m.
Judging will take place in front of the Miller’s Landing Marina between 7:30-8 p.m.
There’s no fee to entry.
To register: Michelle, (559) 642-3633.
A free family caregiver workshop will be held 10 a.m. - noon, June 28, at Oakhurst Lutheran Church. The workshop will provide caregivers with hands-on strategies and skills needed to care for a loved one at various stages of care.
Guest speaker, Tami Brangham, RN, BSN, and Owner of Right at Home In Home Care & Assistance will cover topics including infection control, skin care, and incontinence management.
Family caregivers will also learn tips on how to avoid caregiver burnout and safety tips to prevent possible injuries during personal care.
Pre-registration is required: (559) 224-9154, or Carol Breit, (559) 683-4045.
Auction for Brian Wilhite
A silent and live auction to benefit area photographer and teacher Brian Wilhite will be held 6 p.m., June 23, at Queen’s Inn. Wilhite, 73 was recently diagnosed with bone and lung cancer.
Along with the auction, John Kilburn will play jazz and classical guitar.
There is no cover charge.
Bodhi Oak Zen Sangha will offer “Refreshing Zen: the eight-fold Path,” sessions to learn Zen meditation or refresh meditation practices. The sessions will take place 10 a.m. - noon, Sundays beginning July 17, at The Old Mill Studio, 40214 Enterprise Drive, in Oakhurst.
The sessions are led by Mary-Allen Macneil, a Zen priest in the Soto Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki.
Details: firstname.lastname@example.org, or (559) 642-7470.
The Mountain Amateur Radio Club is holding its annual “Field Day” event Saturday, June 25, behind True Value Home Center in Oakhurst. Beginning at 11 a.m., the event will run continuously for 24 hours until 11 a.m. Sunday.
The event, which is open to the public, demonstrates the practice of emergency communications using “ham” radios.
Details: Alan Gil, (559) 683-8095.