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Community Calendar - June 6, 2019


NEW: Farmers Market — Wasco Downtown Business Association in partnership with the City of Wasco. Every Wednesday June 12-Aug. 14, 4-8 p.m.

Parking lot across the street from the Sheriff’s Department. EBT & Senior WIC accepted.

NEW: Trail grand opening — You’re invited to celebrate with us! Thursday, June 6, at Cormack Park, 1401 6th St., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join in the presentation of the 8th Born Learning Trail installation in Wasco. Walk the trail with children and enjoy the interactive learning activities. First 30 children ages newborn to 7 will receive a FREE book!

NEW: The Magic of Christopher Lopez — Friday, June 14, at 11 a.m. at the Wasco Library.

Homes for Reserves -- Wasco Reserves ballplayers are looking hosts for the duration of their baseball season. If you are willing to open your home and help out, give Coach Bill Moore a call. For more information, call 602-980-2372. Opening day is June 1.

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.

SMBC sports camps — Shafter Mennonite Church at 400 Kern St., Shafter, is hosting three sports camps for all incoming K-6th students. The camps and dates are volleyball (June 17-21), wrestling (July 15-19) and basketball (July 29- Aug. 2). The cost of each camp is $15; if a child attends all three, the total is $40. Each camp is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Fellowship Center gym, with an exhibition and dessert for the whole family at 7 p.m. on Friday of each camp week. For information and registration, call the church office, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 661-746-4969 or go to


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


UPDATED: Movie at the Library (Pelicula En La Biblioteca) -- “The Lion King” at the Wasco Library, June 10 at 1 p.m.

Mayor’s office hours -- Mayor Alex Garcia holds office hours on the second Monday, 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.


NEW: Adults Get Crafty — Devote an hour to the joy of crafts and conversation. June 12, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Wasco library.

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.


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.


NEW: Museum on the Move (Museo En Movimiento) -- June 7, 14, 21, 28 at 4 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

UPDATED: Art lessons — Discover the art world with educational and entertaining art lessons with the Bakersfield Museum of Art, June 7, 4-6 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

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

NEW: Art lessons -- Discover the art world with educational and entertaining art dessons with the Bakersfield Museum of Art. On May 31, the focus is on still-life Drawing at the Wasco Library.

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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