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Community News, April 4 edition | Cleaning Bass Lake, iPhone training and a concert at Coolwater

On Friday, Feb. 23, a representative from California Phones will be available 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Oakhurst Branch Library to offer free Smartphone training for iPhone owners, including users who have difficulty hearing or seeing on their iPhones.
On Friday, Feb. 23, a representative from California Phones will be available 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Oakhurst Branch Library to offer free Smartphone training for iPhone owners, including users who have difficulty hearing or seeing on their iPhones. Sierra Star Staff Photo

Bass Lake Spring Clean

The Bass Lake Annual Spring Clean event has been scheduled for Saturday, May 18.

Volunteers will gather at 9 a.m. at Recreation Point along Road 222 on the south shore of Bass Lake. The day use area is the gathering place for families, clubs, visitors and community members to help clean up Bass Lake shores and surrounding roads and trails.

California Land Management (CLM), parent company of Sierra Recreation, provides garbage bags, gloves, water and free lunch with drinks to volunteers.

Following lunch, prizes will be drawn from tickets earned for each bag of garbage picked up the day of the event. CLM has a wonderful group of sponsors in the area who contribute items for work well done.

Details: call 559-642-3212 or email clmbasslake@sti.net

iPhone training

iPhone owners having trouble using their phones can stop by the Oakhurst Branch Library, 49044 Civic Circle Drive on Saturday, April 13 for some help from California Phones.

The workshop will be led by Lydia Santillan with assistance from Carmen Garcia, both trainers for the California Telephone Access Program. Owners of other types of smartphones are also encouraged to attend, but should call 559-478-2755 ahead of time to see if their model is supported.

The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to noon and will teach attendees how to increase the volume, send text messages, use Bluetooth connectivity and navigate the basic functions of their devices. Participants must bring their own devices.

The class is limited to 10 participants.

For more details on the workshop or to register early call 559-683-4838 or visit www.oakhurstfobl.com.

Concert at Coolwater

Coolwater Ranch, 5680 Forest Ridge Dr., in Ahwahnee continues its Coolwater House Concert series on Friday, April 19, with Richard Smith.

Richard Smith plays the acoustic guitar and has previously played alongside Stonebridge Guitars.

There is a suggested donation of $20 to $30 at the door, with all proceeds going directly to the artists.

Details: Call 559-760-1134 or visit www.coolwaterconcerts.com

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