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Community Calendar - April 2, 2020


Last updated 4/3/2020 at 4:39am | View PDF

Due to the rapidly changing environment, be aware that scheduled activities may change on a moment’s notice. Check out WascoTrib.com or TheShafterPress.com for updates, and contact event organizers for current status.

Event organizers: E-mail [email protected] or call the Tribune at 661-292-5100 with changes to your activities.


NEW: Libraries closed -- All Kern County Library branches are closed March 17- April 30.

NEW: Event cancellations -- All group events and activities will be cancelled until further notice.

NEW: Church changes – Contact your church and check for live online services.

Alliance Against Family Violence — 24-hour crisis hotline: 800-273-7713.

Department of Human Services suspected child abuse or neglect: 661-631-6000.

Family Justice Center: 66-868-8410.

Wasco Animal Shelter closed — Donations still are welcomed: nonplumping cat litter, kitten/puppy chow and stainless steel buckets. Drop off donations at the shelter, 5409 7th St., Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Senior lunches for pickup only — Senior center serving meal Monday-Friday at 11:25 a.m., 1280 Poplar St.

CANCELLED: 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.

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



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


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

UPDATED: Free Fit Camp — Get Fit with Giselle cancelled. On Instagram at getfitgigi.

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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