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Cpommunity Calendar - Jan. 9, 2020

 

January 9, 2020 | View PDF



ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW: Girls softball team -- Bakersfield Power Travel Girls Softball Team is seeking experienced players (age 12). Tryouts are Saturday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m.-noon at Polo Park, 11000 Noriega Rd. (near Old Farm Road), Bakersfield. Call Coach Ricky Baltazar at 661-319-7585 for more information.

NEW: Volunteer readers -- Karl Clemens Elementary School is looking for volunteer readers to read to classrooms Monday through Thursday from 9-10 a.m. Volunteers need to be trained for this project. Contact academic coach Tara Rojas at 661-758-7120, ext. 42007.

Seeking all veterans -- A meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Shafter Veterans Hall, 309 California Ave., Shafter. Call Mike Miller for more details, 661-477-9261.

Wasco Animal Shelter — Donations are welcomed: nonplumping cat litter,

kitten/puppy chow and stainless steel buckets. Drop off donations at the shelter,

5409 7th St. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MOFA -- Mexican American Opportunity Foundation of Bakersfield is a

vocational training program at no cost. Career enhancement classes, externship,

computers, typing and GED. Call for more information, 661-336-6821 or email

MAOF.org

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.

ONGOING

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

MONDAY

NEW: Puzzelmania — Jan. 13, 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

Free Fit Camp — Get fit with Giselle, 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, at the Shafter Youth Center, 455 E. Euclid Ave. On Instagram at getfitgigi.

Zumba Gold (modified Zumba) — FREE for all ages, 9:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at 505 Sunset Ave., Shafter, at the Walker Senior Center. Call Shafter Recreation for information, 661-746-3303.

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.

Adult education -- Enroll for classes at 1445 Poso Drive. High school diploma program, ESL, citizenship and Microsoft Office.

TUESDAY

Free yoga — White Wolf Wellness Foundation offers a free yoga class starting Jan. 7 and continuing Jan. 21, Feb. 4 and Feb. 18 at 7:15 p.m. at the Wasco Community Center, 1280 Poplar Ave. Yoga instructor Yani Valdez teaches stretching to help with pain, stress and anxiety. Provided by Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services.

FREE Adult Hip Hop Class -- 7 p.m. at the Shafter Recreation Walker Senior Center at 505 Sunset, Shafter. Classes are $3 donation. Led by Brandi Root.

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.

City Council -- Meets first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on 8th Street.

WEDNESDAY

NEW: Lego Club — Jan 15 at 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Teen Advisory Board – Tab meets Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. Come strike up conversation about teen interest at the Wasco Branch Library.

Free Fit Camp — Get fit with Giselle, 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, at the Shafter Youth Center, 455 E. Euclid Ave. On Instagram at getfitgigi.

Zumba Gold (modified Zumba) — FREE for all ages, 9:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at 505 Sunset Ave., Shafter, at the Walker Senior Center. Call Shafter Recreation for information, 661-746-3303.

THURSDAY

ACTS Class –-Alcohol and chemical treatment series meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Sounds of Pentecost, 2000 Palm Ave. Rides are available.

FRIDAY

Storytime and 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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