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Community Calendar - Oct. 17, 2018


NEW: Dia De Los Muertos – Fourth annual event Friday, Nov. 1, 6-10 p.m. Downtown 7th Street. Indo/vending opportunities at [email protected]

Wasco Animal Shelter — Donations are welcomed: Dog/cat beds, stainless steel buckets, dog/cat food and pet toys. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. At 5409 7th St. Wasco. Information, 661-758-7240.

Wasco Clean Up — Saturday, Oct. 26, at Barker Park beginning at 9 a.m. Wasco will be providing bulky item pick-up service for the first 30 residents who have no means of transporting bulky items to the park. No hazardous liquids or substances, green waste or trash will be accepted. For questions, to register or to volunteer, call Code Compliance at 661-758-7216 or 661-758-7213.

Job Fair -- Kern County Department of Human Services will hold job fair on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. in the community center at Barker Park, Wasco.

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.

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.


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


NEW: Color Me Happy! — Family edition Oct. 21, 1 p.m., at the Wasco Branch Library.

UPDATED: Movie – Oct. 21, 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

North Kern 4H -- Meetings 7 p.m. second Monday of each month at Karl Clemens Elementary School cafeteria, 523 Broadway 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.


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.


STEAM — Scholar Club, Oct. 23, 3:30 p.m. All ages participate in academically enriching activities.

UPDATED: Teen Advisory Board – Tab meets Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. Come spark up ideas for teen interests and conversation 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.


Museum on the Move (Museo En Movimento) – Join in for some Halloween theme activity at the Wasco Branch Library, Oct. 18, at

4 p.m.

Storytime & Craft— At 3:30 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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