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Community Calendar - April 25, 2019


NEW: College counseling — Bakersfield College DSPS/academic counselor Elvira Martinez will be available at Wasco Independence High School, 1445 Poso Drive, Thursday, May 16.

NEW: Racing -- Buttonwillow Raceway Park plays host this weekend, April 26-28, to an annual visit from the Hoosier Racing Tire SCCA Super Tour, the country’s premier amateur road racing series. Entry is FREE for spectators. On-track activities begin 8 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Races run Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., and Sunday 8:40 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Resource fair -- 4th Annual Community Career and Resource Fair. Open to the public. FREE. Tuesday, April 30, 6-7 p.m. at the Wasco Union High School-Cafeteria, 1900 7th St.. Food, raffle prizes, family resources, college and career resources and more.

Feria de resursos -- 4th Annual Feria de Carreras y Resursos para la Comunidad. ¡abierto al publico! ¡evento gratuito! Wasco Union High School Cafeteria, 1900 7th St. Martes 30 de Abril 2019, 6-7 p.m.

Comida, rifas, recursos para la familia, recursos de colegio y carreras,

y mas.

Barbecue and carnival -- North Kern Christian School holds its 36h annual BBQ/carnival/auction Saturday, May 4, at the school, on the corner of 7th and Peters streets. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues through X p.m. There will be a drive-thru, too. Silent auction/live auction.

Law Day -- At the Beale Library Auditorium, Wednesday, May 1,

12-6 p.m. at 701 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield. Free 15-minute

consultation with attorneys on criminal, probate, family law, disability,

immigration, landlord/tenant, guardianship and more. Consultations

scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.


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


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

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.


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.


UPDATED: Teen Advisory Board (TAB) -- Come help us plan events that spark teen interest at the Wasco Library, May 8, 4-6 p.m.


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.


Seniors exercise -- Wasco Senior Center exercise class, starting at 10 a.m. 1280 Poplar St.

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.

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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