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Community Calendar - Aug. 29, 2019


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NEW: Libraries closed -- All Kern County Libraries will be closed Sept. 2, for Labor Day.

NEW: Wasco-Shafter Elks car show -- Blaine Willard Memorial Car Show Saturday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.at 16694 Wasco Ave. For more information, call Jerry Bo at 661 747-8831.

NEW: Free rides for students -- Kern Transit will be offering free rides to all enrolled in Bakersfield College with valid student ID. Through finals week, Saturday, Dec. 24.

Miss Wasco Rose Pageant -- Thursday, Sept. 5, 6 p.m. at the Wasco High School Auditorium.

Wine & Roses -- Friday, Sept. 6, 6-10 p.m. at the Wasco Recreation Park District Hall.

Social media training – Tuesday, Sept. 3, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Shafter Learning Center, 236 James St. Free public event sponsored by Kern Citizens for Energy and the Shafter Chamber of Commerce.

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 [email protected]!comcast.net or 550-300-4410.


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.


UPDATED: No-cost community yoga -- -White Wolf Wellness partners with Kern Behavioral Health & Recovery Services, every other Tuesday starting at 7:15 p.m., Sept. 10, Sept. 25, Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and Nov. 5. At the Wasco Community Center, 1280 Poplar.

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.


TAB Teen Advisory Board (Consejo Asesor de Adolescentes) -- At 4 p.m. Sept. 4 and Sept. 18, at the Wasco Branch Library.

Adults Get Crafty -- At 1 p.m. at the Wasco Branch 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.


NEW: Got Yarn! -- Bring your own needles and yarn. Come and talk at 1 p.m. , Wasco Library.

Storytime & Craft— At 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Library.

Lego Club – Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

Card game challenge – Aug. 30 at 1 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.


NEW: Museum on the Move (Museo En Movimento) — Come make chalk pastel creations at the Wasco Branch Library. Saturday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m.

NEW: Movie -- At the Wasco Library. Sept. 7, at 12 p.m.

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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