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Sunday, Sep 24
All Day The Big, The Ginormous Annual Winter Ski Sale at CHS Thrift
All Day Calaveras County Artists Studio Tours, September 23 - 24, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
08:00 AM 4th Annual Angels Camp Gold Run
08:00 AM Register Now for the 4th Annual Angels Camp Gold Run on September 24th
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
02:00 PM American Heritage Girls 2017 Registration September 24, 2:00 – 4:00 PM White Pines Park
Tuesday, Sep 26
09:00 AM "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
10:00 AM Marisolio Tasting Bar - Middle Eastern Medley Cooking Class
04:30 PM Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August
Wednesday, Sep 27
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Friday, Sep 29
01:30 PM Local Film "Common Ground" Nominated For Numerous Awards
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Sep 30
09:00 AM Mark Twain Medical Center Hosts Annual Fall Health Fair September 30th
09:30 AM Calaveras Genealogical Society's DNA Workshop
05:00 PM Moon Bash Demolition Derby Coming to Calaveras County Family Fun and Hard-Hitting Action will be a F
Sunday, Oct 1
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
Monday, Oct 2
10:00 AM VA Health Van Coming to Valley Springs October 2nd
Tuesday, Oct 3
04:30 PM Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August
Wednesday, Oct 4
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Friday, Oct 6
07:00 PM Last of the Red Hot Lovers
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Oct 7
All Day Railtown 1897 Celebrates Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities on October 7
All Day Last of the Red Hot Lovers

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10/08/2017 - Annie Oakley Academy on October 8th
Jamestown, CA...Do you have your tickets yet? There is a limited supply so make sure you grab one! This fundraiser includes amazing workshops, demos, raffles and dinner. Proceeds benefit the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Unit.

10/17/2017 - Tip-a-Cop Fundraiser on October 17th
Sonora, CA...Please join us for this year’s Tip-a-Cop fundraiser event on October 17th, 4-8 pm at Applebee’s Restaurant in Sonora. A law enforcement officer will be teamed up with a Special Olympics Athlete, who will then help one of Applebee’s employees. The trio will wait on tables and serve customers throughout the evening.

The Special Olympics athlete will get a chance to share his/her experience with Special Olympics and show off medals they have won. The law enforcement officer will leave an envelope at a table with the hope that a donation (tip) will be left for Special Olympics.

This event raises money to provide local Special Olympics athletes with FREE year round sports training and competition opportunities in 12 different sports.

We would love to wait on you!!!! Hope to see you there.
10/07/2017 - Railtown 1897 Celebrates Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities on October 7
Jamestown, CA...California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation will host the 3rd Annual Apple Harvest Day on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Railtown 1897 SHP. Apple Harvest Day celebrates the history of apple production in Tuolumne County – which dates back to the early days of the gold rush – and the Sierra Railway’s part in both promoting apple cultivation and transporting the produce and products. The special event will include interpretive displays, a slide presentation on the history of Tuolumne County apples, crafts and games for kids, a free booklet on fun apple facts and trivia plus a heritage apple quiz with locally grown apples as prizes.

On his first visit to Tuolumne County, Thomas Bullock – one of the Sierra Railway founders – saw the potential for large scale apple production in the area’s volcanic soils, mild climate and rolling topography. Through the years, the Sierra Railway continuously promoted the growth of the apple industry through advertising, informative booklets on successful cultivation, and bonuses and incentives for those planting new orchards of ten acres or more. At the height of apple production, before World War II, apple orchards blanketed the county foothills and Tuolumne County apples were in great demand throughout the state and beyond.

The special apple harvest activities at Railtown 1897 SHP are free with regular Park admission: $5 for adults; $3 for youths ages 6-17; and free for children ages 5 and under. Also, steam train rides behind the famous “Movie Star Locomotive” Sierra No. 3® are available that day at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. and cost $15 for adults; $10 for youths ages 6-17; and are free for children ages 5 and under (train ride tickets include Park admission). 

For more information about the special apple harvest activities or Railtown 1897 SHP in general, please call 209-984-3953 or visit
09/09/2017 - C.A.S.T for Kids is September 9th
Tuttletown, CA...New Melones is holding it's annual Cast Event on September 9th. This event is a great opportunity for kids up to high school level that are disadvantaged or otherwise unable to go fishing. New Melones with have free fishing poles and tackle for the kids. Boat rides, games and lunch will also be provided. Photos will also be taken and placed in a plaque for the kids as well.There will be other park agencies represented there as well, including Yosemite, National Park, Knights Ferry, U.S. Forest service, Cail fire and others.The event will be held in Tutteltown Recreation area at New Melones. There will be a ranger at the gate directing traffic to the event. This free event will be celebrating it's 25th year, this year and is scheduled to be a great event The event, and starts at at 9am till 2pm.

08/29/2017 - Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August
Sonora, CA...Adventist Health Sonora is once again offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® course beginning August 29. Classes will meet each Tuesday and one Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for seven weeks at Pulmonary Rehabilitation, located at 19747 Greenley Road in Sonora. Freedom From Smoking provides a supportive group environment where adults work through the quitting process together with guidance from a respiratory therapist. According to the American Lung Association, “Research has proven that the more time a smoker spends in a supportive situation, the more likely he or she is to succeed. People who use [Freedom From Smoking] are six times more likely to be smoke-free one year later than those who quit on their own.”

Class participants will learn about:
• Medicines that can help you stop smoking
• Lifestyle changes that make quitting easier
• Preparing for Quit Day
• Managing stress
• Avoiding weight gain
• Developing a new self-image
• How to stay smoke-free for good

This class is covered by most private insurance and Medicare. For those without insurance or whose insurance does not cover the class, scholarships and discounts are available.
Are you ready to quit? Take the quiz at and find out. For more information or to register for the course, please call 209-536-3726.

About Adventist Health Sonora
Adventist Health Sonora is a not-for-profit 152-bed health care facility including 72 acute beds, 12 swing beds, 68 skilled nursing beds and a large network of clinics, owned and operated by Adventist Health in Roseville, California. In addition to emergency and acute care services, other Adventist Health Sonora services include advanced cardiac care, cancer center, diagnostic imaging, home health, hospice, intensive care, obstetrics, rural health, surgical services, wellness center, wound care and hyperbaric oxygen, and over 20 primary care, urgent care and specialty clinics. The Medical Center provided care for 156,455 outpatient visits, 88,427 diagnostic imaging tests, 29,282 home care visits, 30,380 emergency department visits, and 4,433 hospital discharges in 2016. Staffed by over 180 physicians, 1,493 employees, and 121 volunteers, Adventist Health Sonora is the largest private employer in Tuolumne County. For more information about the Medical Center visit

About Adventist Health
Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 75 communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Our workforce of 32,900 includes more than 23,600 employees; nearly 5,000 medical staff physicians; and 4,350 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 20 hospitals, more than 260 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 15 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. In addition, the Adventist Health Plan serves patients in Kings County. Visit for more information.
08/01/2017 - Join The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office For National Night Out
Sonora, Twain Harte & Groveland, CA...If you are looking for something fun to do with the family, join Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies tomorrow for National Night Out. They will be at three locations...Sonora, Twain Harte and Groveland from 6 PM to 8 PM.

07/27/2017 - Detwiler Fire Community Meeting on July 27th in Greeley Hill
Greeley Hill, CA...CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4, the Mariposa County Sherriff’s Office and additional cooperating agencies on the Detwiler Fire will be hosting a community meeting in Greeley Hill. Representatives from the agencies managing the incident will provide an operational briefing and be available for questions. Please arrive early as the meeting will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. If you have questions about the meeting or the fire, please call the Fire Information Line at 844 (MMU)-FIRE OR 844-668-3473.

Cooperating Agencies: Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, Mariposa County Fire, CAL OES, CHP, Mariposa Public Works, CALTRANS, Mariposa Public Utility District, BLM, Merced County Fairgrounds, Mariposa County Fairgrounds, California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation, American Red Cross, Mariposa OES ,Mariposa County human Services and Public Health, North Fork Tribal Chair, CDCR CYA Camp, City of San Francisco, TDS Telecom, AT&T, Verizon, Sierra Pacific Industries, PG&E,Tuolumne County Sheriff, Wildland Defense Systems, Sierra Telephone, California State
Parks, Salvation Army, United States Forest Service, Federal Team 5, Red Zone Disaster Intelligence, City of Merced, U.S. Senator Feinstein’s Office, California National Guard, John C. Fremont Healthcare District, National Park Service, Sonoma County, Madera Sheriff and Mariposa Health Air Quality, Merced County
07/22/2017 - This Year’s Big Band Street Dance! VIP table seating and Dance Contest
Columbia, CA...Friends of Columbia State Historic Park will celebrate Columbia’s 72nd year as a California State Park by hosting the 22th annual Big Band Street Dance event on Main Street in Columbia on July 22, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Admission is free and 1940’s and 1950’s costumes are encouraged. At 11:00am, take a free tour of town with park aide who will focus on life in Columbia during the 1940’s. Throughout the day photo displays will liven the streets and museum depicting various buildings during that time period.

A 1940’s DJ will open the evening festivities with music from 6:00-7:30 pm. Rod Harris & the Kicks and the Columbia College Big Band will perform music from the ‘40’s, ‘50’s and ‘60’s beginning at 7:30 pm. Prizes will be awarded for best dancers and best 40’s costumes. Columbia’s restaurants will be open and serving food and spirits, and popcorn and soda and water will be available all evening for purchase.

We will have VIP Table Seating again this year. Enjoy the festivities from your private table. $15 per person or $50 per table. VIP tables include a complimentary bottle of champagne. Reservations can made at (209) 588-8411.

Although admission is free, donations to Friends of Columbia to support educational and historical programs are greatly appreciated. Invite your friends and family to this fabulous evening of nostalgia and fun. Bring lawn chairs and your dancing shoes to fully enjoy this classic event!
For more details, to assist or to reserve VIP Table Seating contact the Friends of Columbia at (209) 588-8411.  
07/22/2017 - Court Case Conundrums Back at Columbia State Historic Park
Columbia, CA.—Join park staff and costumed volunteers in a live reenactment and solve a historical case during the interactive History’s Mysteries event four Saturdays this summer. This year’s mystery is set in November of 1858, when Columbia Special Officer Joel McDonald is shot and killed during an “undercover” operation by two suspected robbers. These men escape immediate arrest and the entire community is on the look-out for several days trying to identify and arrest them. After watching the incident occur, visitors will have the opportunity to interview the witnesses and participate in a trial to find out what exactly happened and who is responsible.

History’s Mysteries will occur on July 22rd, Aug 5th, Aug 19th and Sept 2nd, at 10:00 am each morning. Space is limited to 50 people. Reservations are highly recommended. $5/adults and $1/children. Due to the nature of this event, parents may find it is not appropriate for children under age 12. However, child tickets are available for $1 each. Each child under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To purchase tickets, please visit the park museum or to buy online.

For more information about this event or other events at Columbia State Historic Park, please contact the park office at 209-588-9128.


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Scenes from last year’s History’s Mysteries. All photos by Kelly Rodda Leage.
06/29/2017 - VA Health Van Clinics at Foothill Village, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm
Angels Camp, CA...VA Health Van Clinics, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm. Foothill Village 1400 Foothill Village Drive, Angels Camp, CA, 95222. VA Medical Provider, No Appointment Necessary. Local Agencies Represented:

Calaveras County Mental Health Provider
VA Health Care Enrollment
Calaveras County Veterans Services Office
Calaveras Transit
Common Ground Senior Services
Area 12/HICAP
Catholic Charities (Veterans Housing Assistance)
Silver Paw Ranch
Vets Night/Women Who Love Vets
California Telephone Access
Victory Village
Public Health

If you are NOT currently in the VA system, bring a copy of your DD214 (discharge papers) to attach to your enrollment form. If you do not have a copy of your DD214, we may be able to obtain one for you.

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