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Community Calendar - Aug. 1, 2019


NEW: School tour --Thomas Jefferson parents are invited to visit the school on Friday, Aug. 9, between noon and 3 p.m. to become familiar with new middle school setup. First day of school is Monday, Aug. 12.

NEW:tuff the Bus -- The Salvation Army teams up with Walmart to collect items for schoolchildren. Drop off supplies in the Walmart parking lot Saturday Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

NEW: New worship time -- Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church will be starting new worship time Sunday August 18th at 10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages will up again at 9:30 a.m. as well (8/18).

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.

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.


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


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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