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Community Calendar - March 5, 2020

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW: Gospel concert -- Featuring Jordan River Boys on Sunday, March 8 starting at 11 a.m. At the Griffith Avenue Baptist Church, 408 Griffith Ave. For more info, call 559-786-7307 or 661-758-2516.

NEW: Bakersfield’s 49th Annual “Collectors Showcase” c Featuring “Classic country collectibles March 14 and 15 in the Hodel’s Kern Rooms. For tickets and more information, call Barbara Fields, 661-399-1140.

NEW: Wind Wolves Preserve —7th Annual Spring Nature FREE Festival March 21-22 at 16019 Maricopa Hwy., Bakersfield. Hop on a FREE shuttle bus at the Wasco Library. For more information, call 661-858-1115 or visit wildlandsconservancy.or/preserve_windwolves_naturefestival.html

NUEVO: Wind Wolves Preserce – 7th annual Festival De la Naturaleza De Primavera Marzo 21-22. Subase a un autobus gratuito en se biblioteca publica local: Wasco. Visite nuestro sitio web para el tiempo de traslado: (661)858-1115 http://www.wildlandsconservancy.or/preserve_windwolves_naturefestival.html

Mobile clinic — Friday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wasco Library Branch.

Free tax filing — The United Way of Kern County is once again offering free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance services to help in the filing of 2019 tax returns March 13, 27 and April 10. Contact the Shafter City Hall at 661-746-5001 for more details.

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.

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

ONGOING

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

MONDAY

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 Tilo Cortez Jr. 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 continuing Feb. 18 and 31 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: Healthy Eating & Active Living — Cal Fresh class is FREE March 11 and 18. 3-4 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

Community nutrition education — Classes held Wednesdays at the Wasco Public Library, 3-4 p.m. For additional information, call 661-439-3838.

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.

NEW: Low-cost spay/neuter event -- March 7, 8 & 9, Wasco Courthouse, 810 8th St.. 8 a.m. Cash only! No food for animals morning of surgery. First-come, first-serve beginning at 8 a.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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