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Community Calendar - March 12, 2020

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW: Pancake breakfast -- Wasco VFW Post 6742 Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 28, at 603 E St., 8-11 a.m. Call 661-758-1935 for tickets.

NEW: Barker Park Community Clean-up — Saturday, April 4, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring your electronics, mattresses and tires. Register by Thursday, April 2 at 5 p.m. Call Code Compliance at 661-758-7213 to be added to the curbside pickup list.

Collectors Showcase -- Bakersfield’s 49th annual featuring “classic country collectibles” March 14 and 15 in Hodel Restaurant’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

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.

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

NEW: Kids Get Crafty — March 16 at 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Movie Time — “Moana” will be playing March 23 at 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: STEAM Activities Club — Crazy science experiments March 30 at 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 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

NEW: Board game fun — March 17, 4 p.m., at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Color Me Happy -- March 24, 4 p.m., at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Puzzlemania — March 31, 4 p.m., at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Your Family Tree — March 18, 3:30 p.m., at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Lego Club—March 19, 4 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

NEW: Card Game Fun—March 26, 4 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

Come strike up conversation about teen interests at TAB on March 25, 4 p.m., at the Wasco Branch Library.

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

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

NEW: Mobile clinic — March 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

Storytime and craft — At 3:30 p.m. at the Wasco Branch Library.

Seniors exercise -- Wasco Senior Center exercise class, starting at 10 a.m. 1280 Poplar St., Wasco

Family Storytime & Crafts -- 3:30-5 p.m. at the Wasco Branch 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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