Community News for Aug. 2 | Bass Lake Lions pancake breakfast canceled

Bass Lake Lions Club cancels annual pancake breakfast

Bass Lake Lions Club is canceling its annual (more than 40 years) Pancake Breakfast planned for Aug. 4-5, saying it does not have enough volunteers to run the event.

Coincidentally, the club is launching a membership drive. “Look for us in the village, in the park, at the Bass Lake Farmers Markets and especially at our Annual Home Tour” on Saturday, Sept. 8, the club says in an announcement.

Details: Ed Koehler at 559-683-8220 or Tony King at anthonyking6814@gmail.com.

YHS football booster dinner Aug. 4

The Yosemite High Football Boosters 12th Man Dinner is Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Elks Lodge, 42484 Highway 41 in Oakhurst. New coach Chance Sigala will speak.

Cocktail hour starts at 6 p.m. wtih a trip-tip dinner served at 7 and live music and dancing from 8-11.

Tickets are $40 per person. Reservations are required.

Details: Anne Guynn, text 559-760-8244 or anneguynn1@yahoo.com.

Democratic Club meets Aug. 4

The Oakhurst Democratic Club’s regular monthly meeting is Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Oakhurst Grill, 40530 Highway 41. A buffet breakfast is available for $8 starting at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program at 9:15.

This month’s featured speaker will be Anne Russell, biologist for the Sierra National Forest and Yosemite National Park, with information about the effects of invasive plant species.

The meeting and talk are open to the public.

Details: info@yosemitedems.com or 559-641-2364.

Tollberry Theater performing ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Tollberry Theater is performing Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” in seven performances starting Labor Day weekend.

Performance times are 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays Aug. 30-31-Sept. 1 and Sept. 6-7-8 and a Saturday, Sept. 8 matinee at 1 p.m.

All performances are at the Lynda Qualls Presentation Center, Sierra High School in Tollhouse. Admission is $8, $5 for seniors and students.

Details: tollberrytheater.weebly.com.

YUSD trustee Moulin rejoins state panel

Yosemite Unified School District board member Monika Moulin announced that she has once again been named to a select statewide group formed by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE). Last year, Moulin was one of a group of hand-picked individuals in the education arena who were selected to serve as members of the California Content Library review teams, and has once again been chosen from a competitive pool of applicants to remain on the roster of the current year’s review teams.

In addition to members of local school district governing boards such as Moulin, members of the review teams include representatives from county offices of education, statewide education associations, advocacy organizations, community-based organizations and other education entities selected by the CCEE.