Senior Center Bingo
Noon Every Thursday and First two Saturdays; 49111 Cinder Lane - behind the community center, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 658-2200.
Coarsegold Community Center
Monday: 12 noon., doors open 10 a.m., Wednesday night: 6:30 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m., third Saturday: 12 noon, doors open 10 a.m. ; Breakfast last Saturday of the month. All you can eat, pancakes & eggs. $5. 7 -11 a.m. 35610 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Details: Connie (559) 683-5879.
Oakhurst Elk’s Lodge
10 a.m. doors open, games begin at 12 noon Fourth Saturday; Elks Lodge, 42484 Hwy. 41 & Road 222, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2717.
Southern High Sierra Corvettes -
6 p.m. social hour, meeting starts at 7 p.m. First Tuesday; www.southernhighsierracorvettes.com. Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant at Best Western, 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Paul Linton (559) 676-0680.
Sierra Lions Club
6 p.m.; Denny’s - 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: www.sierralionsclub.org.
North Fork Women’s Club
Sierra Mountain Quilters Association
6 p.m. First Thursday; Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst. Free. Details: For further information go to www.sierramountainquilters.org.
MOPS "Mothers of preschooler’s"
9 a.m. First and Third Tuesdays; all mothers of preschool age children and younger. Child care provided. Evangelical Free Church, 50443 School Road (427), Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2254 ext. 201.
DAR - Sierra Foothills Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution
11:30 a.m. Third Saturday; Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant at Best Western, 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Nancy Wider (559) 683-2851.
Gold Dust Dancers - Line Dancing
6 p.m. Wednesdays; and beginning square dancing at 7 p.m. Community Center, Road 425B, Oakhurst. $2 donation. Details: (559) 868-3319.
Baha’i’s of the Mountain Area
7 p.m. Third Wednesday of the month ; discussion on topics: Life after Death, Equality of Men and Women, Harmony of Science and Religion. www.bahai.us. Yosemite Bank community room, Oakhurst. Details: Don Reed (559) 683-7702.
Coarsegold Historic Village - Feb. 10
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.; fresh, perishable food and other items. Some foods have limits so enough for everyone. Bring bags with you. 35300 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.
Our Lady of the Sierra - Feb. 17
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Third Tuesday; fresh, perishable food and other items. Some foods have limits so enough for everyone. Bring bags with you. 40180 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst. Free. Details: (559) 237-3663.
Raymond Community Church - Feb. 3
9 a.m.- 12 p.m. First Tuesday; 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.
North Fork - Grace Community Church - Feb. 24
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fourth Tuesday; 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.
FUN & GAMES
Oakhurst Petanque Club
7 a.m. - noon Last Saturday; All you can eat Proceeds to benefit the Coarsegold Community Center. Community Center, 35540 Hwy. 41, Coarsegold. $5. Details: Agnes Wiley (559) 683-5646.
Spaghetti dinner - Our Lady of the Sierra
5 - 7 p.m. First Friday; monthly dinner prepared by the Knights of Columbus. All you can eat includes salad, bread & beverage. 40180 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst. $7.50 adults, youths 18 and under $4, families $20. Details: (559) 642-3452.
Monthly Dinner - Senior Center
doors open at 4 p.m. dinner is served at 5 p.m. Third Saturday; complete dinner, call for menu. 49111 Cinder Lane- behind the community center, Oakhurst. $8. Details: Reservations (559) 658-2200 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mon - Fri).
29th Annual Rotary Crab Feed
6 p.m. Saturday, February 7; Raffle prizes, door prizes, full bar, all-you-can-eat bread, salad, pasta and crab. Proceeds support local scholarships & community projects. Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst. $45. Details: For tickets: Bob Brosi (559) 683-4694 or Doug Dearing (559) 658-0300.
Mountain Community Women Annual Mardi Gras Card Party and Luncheon
10:30 a.m. Friday, February 27; Luncheon and raffle prizes, all games welcome. If you need a partner, let the organization know and they will find the right table for you. Community Center on Road 425B, Oakhurst. $12 donation, Ticket information and group reservations, (559) 683-3938. Details: mountaincommunitywomen.com, Ellie (559) 658-2342.
Mountain Laurel Garden Club
10 a.m.; meet at members homes, Mountain community. Details: Cheryl (559) 683-4079.
Manzanita Garden Club
10 a.m. Second Thursday; call for location, Oakhurst. Details: Lillian Trubert (559) 683-0995.
Oakhurst Elks Lodge - 2724
7 p.m.; Elks Lodge, 42484 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-2717.
Woodcarvers - Central Sierra Woodcarvers
Coarsegold Resource Conservation District
10 a.m. Fourth Thursday; North Fork Mill site on Road 225, CDC Conference Room, North Fork. Details: (559) 642-3263.
Oakhurst Women’s Fellowship
Noon, First Wednesday; no reservations necessary. Speakers, music, door prizes and fun. Sweetwater Steak House, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $11 inclusive. Details: (559) 642-4872.
Chamber Board of Directors
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Fourth Thursday; Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. Yosemite Bank conference room, 40061 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 683-7766.
Tea Party Action meeting Oakhurst - Coarsegold
TOPS (take off pounds sensibly)
10:30 a.m. Mondays; Weight support group. Promise Land bldg., Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: Val Stocker (559) 642-4026.
Madera Oversight Coalition - Feb. 9
6 p.m. Second Monday; Library Community Room, 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. Details: email@example.com.
Republican Party of Madera County (RPMC)
11:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 2; RSVPs must be received by Friday morning, Jan. 30. Go to website for details: www.MaderacountyGOP.com. Madera Municipal Golf Course, Ave 17, Madera. Details: Mary (559) 683-5757 for reservations please.
Mountain Area Literacy Council (MALCo) - Jan. 29
MCW - Mountain Community Women
social 9:30 a.m. , meeting 10 a.m. Monday, February 2; Speaker Lt. Darin McMechan from the Sheriff’s Department will speak on elder issues, as well as crime in the mountains and the homeless problems. Time permitting, there could be a visit from newly elected Sheriff Jay Varney. All proceeds support the Oakhurst Community Center. Check out our website at: Community Center on Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: mountaincommunitywomen.com, Melanie (559) 683-3068.
Oakhurst Democratic Club
8:30 a.m. breakfast, meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, February 7; Speaker: California Highway Patrol Commander Jason Daughrity Denny’s - 40650 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: (559) 658-2342.
Women In Business Luncheon and Networking
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 12; Speaker: Chris Raines, YNP-Wildlife and Cohabitation. Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant at Best Western, 40530 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. $13 for chamber members, $14 for guests/non-members. Details: RSVP (559) 683-7766; firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Emerald Duo plays Unknown Jewels"
7 p.m. Friday, January 30; Violinist Susan Doering and Dieter Wulfhorst, violoncello perform a free concert. The duo’s program features compositions by Bréval, Massonneau, Schröter, Stumpff, and Sowash. Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, 39696 Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. free. Details: Wulfhorst, email@example.com, (559) 392-1425.
Lady Duffers golf group for Women
1 p.m. Saturdays; 9 holes for ladies who don’t care about keeping score or following every rule. River Creek Golf Course, 41709 Road 600, Ahwahnee. $20 includes cart. Details: Linda Shepler (559) 676-5009.
YLP - Town Hall Meeting with Supervisor Tom Wheeler
6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, February 26; Contact Supervisor Wheeler with any questions or visit www.madera-county.com/supervisors/wheeler.html. YLP Club House, 30250 Yosemite Springs Parkway, YLP Coarsegold. Details: (559) 662-6050.
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) 977-6964.
Royal Rangers - Outpost 242
Wednesdays; boys ages 5-18. Mountain Christian Center, 40299 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst. Details: Andy Clendenning (559) 683-8760.
Cub Scout Troop 314
6 p.m. Tuesdays; boys ages 6 to 10 (1st - 5th grade) Rivergold School, Coarsegold. Details: Den Leader Tim McGrew (559) 760-3369.
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, guest $4.50. Details: Brendan Drew (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, guest $4.50. Details: Jamie Flippen (559) 877-2346.
Oakhurst Sierra Rotary
Noon Wednesdays; Yosemite Gateway Restaurant at Best Western, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Susan Madden.
Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis
Noon Tuesdays; Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant at Best Western, 40530 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.
Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary Club
7 a.m. Tuesdays; Yosemite Gateway Restaurant at Best Western, Hwy. 41, Oakhurst. Details: President Tim Madden.
Soroptimist International of the Sierras
MCW - Mountain Community Women
9:30 a.m. First Monday; 9:30 AM First Monday from September through June (unless a holiday). Speaker info in the “Meetings” section. Community Center on Road 425B, Oakhurst. Details: Kathy Posey (559) 641-6572 or mountaincommunitywomen.com.
Senior Singles Dining Club
55 years and older. Dinner in local restaurants, or members’ homes. Details: Mort (559) 642-3632 .
12:30 p.m. Last Saturday; anyone with COPD or breathing problems (and spouse) Yosemite Bank community room - outside entrance, Oakhurst. Details: Jackie Wilson (559) 683-4250.
Chronic Illness Group
10 a.m. First and Third Thursday; anyone suffering from chronic illness including cancer, diabetes, Fibromyalgia, I.B.S. or chronic back pain. 3rd Thursday each month will practice Tai Chi. Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst. Details: Mary Nelsen (559) 658-1394.
Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia by Valley Caregiver Resource Center
10 - 11:30 a.m. Second and Fourth Tuesdays; Support group for individuals caring for persons with Alzheimers or dementia. Lutheran Church, 39255 Black Road, Oakhurst. Free. Details: (800) 541-8614 or Carol (559) 683-4045.
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: Jim Winney (559) 658-2062.
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.
VFW Post 8743
6:30 p.m. Second Friday; Positive Living Center, 49269 Golden Oak Dr. #103, Oakhurst. Details: Gary Powell (559) 658-5182.
Caring Veterans of America
9 a.m. Second Wednesday; Hitching Post - Hwy. 49, Ahwahnee. 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.
Central Valley Writer’s Workshop
6:30 p.m. First and Third Thursdays; Ginsburg room in the Chowchilla Library on north corner of Third Street and Kings Avenue, Chowchilla. Details: Glenna Jarvis (559) 665-7381, firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Aid & CPR Certification Class
9a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, February 21; 2 year American Heart Association Certification, Infant and adult.*Space is limited and you must call to reserve your spot. This is a senior project put together by Justin Wevers. All proceeds go towards Yosemite High Ag Welding Department. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint, 49967 Rd. 427 (School Rd.), Oakhurst. $35. Details: To reserve your spot, please contact: Bridgette Russell (559)240-9674.