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Community Calendar - June 20, 2019


NEW: Dance performance -- Planet Dance is having its Mid-Year Gala on Saturday, June 22, with doors opening at 9:15 a.m. for a 10 a.m. show at the

Shafter High School Fred Starrh Auditorium.

NEW: Wasco VFW -- Veterans of Foreign Wars installation June 20 at the VFW Hall, 603 E St., beginning at 6 p.m.

Class of 1969 —Wasco High School Class of 1969 is looking for members for its 50th reunion. The classes of 1966-1972 also are invited. Contact Earl

Grizzell or email grizzell@! or 550-300-4410.

Church hours -- Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church will be starting Sunday worship at 10 a.m. June 23 through Aug 4th.

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.

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)— “Pinocchio” at the Wasco Library, June 24, 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.


Adults Get Crafty — Devote an hour to the joy of crafts and conversation. June 26 at 2 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.

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

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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