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Community Calendar - April 4, 2019

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW: Easter Fest -- LifeHouse/Casa Vida Church invite you to their Easter Fest. Free event will be held at Barker Park Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BC enrollment -- Bakersfield College is offering Wasco Express Enrollment. Bring high school or adult school transcript if available to 1445 Poso Drive, Wasco, Thursday, April 11, 4-7 p. m. Call 661-758-7414 or 661-720-2024 for information.

UPDATED: College counseling -- Bakersfield College DSPS/academic counselor Elvira Martinez will be available at Wasco Independence High School, 1445 Poso Drive, Thursday, April 18.

NEW: Pregnancy health -- Bakersfield Pregnancy Center’s Image Clear Ultrasound mobile unit will be in Shafter on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 2-5 p.m. Located at 341 Central Ave., Shafter (parking lot across from La Fonda). No appointments necessary.

FREE pregnancy test, first-trimester ultrasound, information and resources available.

NEW: Community Cleanup -- Come drop off your bulky waste, electronic and/or tires at the Community Cleanup April 13, 9 a.,m.-12 noon at Barker Park. Code Compliance will be providing bulky item pick-up services for the first 30 residents who have no means of transporting bulky items to the park. Maximum of 4 items to be picked up. [BEGIN ITAL]You must call to preregister for the pickup service. [END ITAL] No hazardous liquids or substances, construction and demo, green waste or trash will be accepted. Must be a resident within City limits. Last day to register is April 10. For questions, or to register or volunteer for the event, call Code Compliance at 661-758-7213 or 661-758-7216.

Cop and Car – Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Wasco substation, Coffee with a Cop and Car Exhibit, April 20, 8-10 a.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Building, 603 E. St.

BC enrollment -- Bakersfield College is offering Wasco Express Enrollment. Bring high school or adult school transcript if available to 1445 Poso Drive, Wasco, Thursday, April 11, 4-7 p. m. Call 661-758-7414 or 661-720-2024 for information.

ONGOING

Senior lunch – Senior center serving meal Monday-Friday at 11:25 a.m., 1280 Poplar St.

MONDAY

NEW: Sewing crafts -- Sew-N-Sew. Come put your sewing talents to work, different sewing craft every time at the Wasco Library,1-2:30 p.m.

Movies -- After School Movie Time at the Wasco Library, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Wasco Library. Call for details, 661-661-2114.

Art class -- Art 101: Learn how to figure draw or paint landscapes at the Wasco Library. March 25.

Office hours -- Mayor Alex Garcia holds office hours on the second Monday beginning Feb. 11, 3-6 p.m., at 810 8th St.

Rotary Club -- Wasco Rotary Club meets every Monday at the Wasco Recreation Center at noon.

Fishes & Loaves -- Free dinner every first Monday 5-7 p.m. at 408 Griffith Ave.

Adult education -- Enroll for classes at 1445 Poso Drive. High school diploma program, ESL, citizenship and Microsoft Office.

TUESDAY

Library activities -- Card Games, Puzzlemania, Lego Club Mania or Color Me Happy every Tuesday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-661-2114.

Woman’s Club -- Meeting second Tuesday at noon until May at clubhouse, 1601 7th St.

WUESD -- Wasco Union Elementary School District meets second Tuesday in the board room at 6:30 p.m.

Coloring -- Color Me Happy! At the Wasco Library from 4-5:30 p.m.

City Council -- Meets first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 8th Street.

WEDNESDAY

NEW: Teen Advisory Board (TAB) -- Come help us plan events that spark teen interest at the Wasco Library, April 24, 4-6 p.m.

NEW: Art 101 -- Learn how to figure draw or paint landscapes at the Wasco Library, April 24, 3:30-5 p.m.

Knitting -- Got Yarn? Knit, crochet or loom. Join all ages and skill levels on April 10. Bring your own needles and yarn. Wasco Library.

Movies -- After School Movies Time March 27, 3:30- 5 p.m., at the Wasco Library. Call for details, 661-758-2114.

THURSDAY

NEW: Crossword fun -- At the Wasco Library, April 18, 4-6 p.m.

Library Activities -- Color Me Happy, Lego Club Mania, Game On, Family Fun or Card Game Fun -- it’s a different activity every Thursday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-758-2114.

ACTS Class –-Alcohol and chemical treatment series meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Sounds of Pentecost, 2000 Palm Ave. Rides are available.

Reading and crafts -- Family story time and crafts 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

FRIDAY

NEW: Art lessons -- Discover the art world with educational and entertaining art lessons with the Bakersfield Museum of Art at the Wasco Library April 26, 4-6 p.m.

Family Storytime & Crafts -- 3:30-5 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

SATURDAY

Art Lessons -- Discover the art world with educational and entertaining art lessons with the Bakersfield Museum of Art on April 10 at the Wasco Library, 4-6 p.m.

[BEGIN ITAL]For updates or to submit additional information about a club, organization or meeting listed in this public service column, call the Wasco Tribune at 661-292-5100 or email [email protected]

 

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