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Community Calendar - July 25, 2019


Low-cost spay and neuter on the Snip Bus! (Esterilizacion Para Perros) -- July 26 and 27. First come, first serve. 7:45 a.m. at the Wasco Courthouse, 810 8st St.

Children's Immunization Clinic for July -- Tuesday, July 23, Walmart Supercenter, 401 Central Ave. (parking lot), 9:30 a.m.-2 p. m. If enrolled in Medi-Cal, must show Medi-Cal card. Those with no insurance, Medi Cal and American Indian or Native Alaskan receive vaccinations free. No appointment is necessary; immunization cards are required. Children under age 5 and their siblings will be given priority. For more information, call 661-869-6740.

Roaming Reptiles – Wednesday, July 31 at 2 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

Celebrate Summer Finale – Wednesday, July 31 (all day) at the Wasco Library.

School ribbon cuttings – The community is invited to the grand opening and official ribbon cutting of the new James A. Forrest Elementary School site and the conversion of Palm Avenue to a middle school on Tuesday, July 30, at 401 Griffith Ave. The ribbon cutting for Forrest will be at 9 a.m. and the ribbon cutting for Palm Avenue will be at 10 a.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. through Aug 4.

Farmers Market — Wasco Downtown Business Association in partnership with the City of Wasco. Every Wednesday through 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.

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)— “Emperor’s New Groove” at the Wasco Library, July 29, at 1 p.m.

UPDATED: Movie at the Library (Pelicula En La Biblioteca)— “Cars 3” at the Wasco Library, July 22, at 3 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.


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.


Game ON! Family Fun (A jugar! Diversion Familiar) -- July 24, 11 a.m., at the Wasco Library.

Crafternoon (Tarde de arte) -- July 24, 11 a.m., at the Wasco Library


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) – Friday, July 12, 19, 26 at 4 p.m. at the Wasco Branch 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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