Community Calendar - Jan. 7, 2021
Last updated 1/9/2021 at 6:54pm | View PDF
As activities restart and businesses reopen, we will try to update readers on the status of events and activities throughout the area. Please contact Erica Soriano with additions and changes at [email protected] or call 661-292-5100 by Monday at 4 p.m. for that week’s paper.Ongoing
Newspaper office hours -- The Shafter Press and Wasco Tribune office at 406 Central Ave., Shafter, will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice. Phone and email still can be used to reach the staff at 661-292-5100 or [email protected] or [email protected] anytime.
Warm clothing drive — District 4 Supervisor David Couch is collecting blankets, coats, gloves, hats, scarves and socks. Donations will benefit families in District 4. To schedule an in-person pickup, call 661- 868-3680.
Utility bills — The City of Wasco reminds residents that the city’s official website is the only authorized avenue to pay your utility bill online.
Covid-19 testing — There will be free covid-19 testing at the Wasco Library, 1102 7th St., Wasco. If you have insurance, they will be billed. Appointments can be made at lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1123.
Donde? Biblioteca de Wasco 1102 7th St, Wasco.
Si no tiene acceso de internet llame al (888)634-1123.
Reopened — Shafter City Hall has reopened to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours for the finance department are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 661-746-5000.
Food2Door — The program delivers 70 pounds of food once a month to seniors 65 and older, sponsored by the City of Shafter CAPK and Kern County. Call 661- 498-7831 ext. 1310 to find out if you’re eligible for the program.
CAPK y el Condado de Kern “Programa FOOD2DOOR” atienden a personas mayors de 65 años . Una caja de comida de 70 libra cada mes se entrega directamente en la puerta. El programa no se basa en los ingresos, está diseñadopara mantener a las personas ensus hogares y mantenerse saludables para que podamos vencer al COVID-19. Llame al 661-498-7831 ext. 1310. Para averiguar si es elegible para el programa e inscríbase hoy mismo.
Senior lunch program — The senior sack program gives out lunches to seniors every first and third Tuesday of the month at 11 a.m., sponsored by the Golden Gleaners. Griffith Avenue Baptist Church, 408 Griffith St., Wasco.
Wasco Recreation & Park Board — Meetings are on every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Hall at Barker Park, Wasco.
Food giveaway — The Impact Program is a weekly food giveaway provided to anyone in need, Fridays beginning at 7 a.m., first come, first serve. Griffith Avenue Baptist Church, 408 Griffith St., Wasco.