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Community Calendar - March 28, 2019


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NEW: Pregnancy health -- Bakersfield Pregnancy Center’s Image Clear Ultrasound mobile unit will be in Shafter on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 2-5 p.m. Located at 341 Central Ave., Shafter (parking lot across from La Fonda). No appointments necessary.

FREE pregnancy test, first-trimester ultrasound, information and resources available.

NEW: Resource fair -- FREE Community Resource Fair Thursday, April 4, 5-7 p.m. at the Activity Center, 300 N. Valley, Shafter. Join for an afternoon full of resources, entertainment and access to community agencies, food and raffles.

NEW: Community Cleanup -- Come drop off your bulky waste, electronic and/or tires at the Community Cleanup April 13, 9 a.,m.-12 noon at Barker Park. Code Compliance will be providing bulky item pick-up services for the first 30 residents who have no means of transporting bulky items to the park. Maximum of 4 items to be picked up. [BEGIN ITAL]You must call to preregister for the pickup service. [END ITAL] No hazardous liquids or substances, construction and demo, green waste or trash will be accepted. Must be a resident within City limits. Last day to register is April 10. For questions, or to register or volunteer for the event, call Code Compliance at 661-758-7213 or 661-758-7216.

NEW: Cop and Car – Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Wasco substation, Coffee with a Cop and Car Exhibit, April 20, 8-10 a.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Building, 603 E. St.

BC enrollment -- Bakersfield College is offering Wasco Express Enrollment. Bring high school or adult school transcript if available to 1445 Poso Drive, Wasco, Thursday, April 11, 4-7 p. m. Call 661-758-7414 or 661-720-2024 for information.

Career preparation -- Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep Class of 2023 at Wasco Union High School. Must come to one of the following meetings and bring a parent or guardian. [BEING ITAL]This meeting is mandatory.[END ITAL].

--Tuesday, March 26 at 6 p.m.

--Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m.

--Wednesday, April 3 at 6 p.m.

All meetings will be in the Wasco High School cafeteria. Contact WHS for questions, 661-758-7400: David Abernathy at extension 50326 or Ian Hunter at extension 50306. Applications must be submitted to the WUHS main office on or before Friday, April 30.

College counseling -- Bakersfield College DSPS/academic counselor Elvira Martinez will be available at Wasco Independence High School, 1445 Poso Drive, Thursday, March 21.


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


NEW: Movies -- After School Movie Time at the Wasco Library, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Wasco Library. Call for details, 661-661-2114.

NEW: Art class -- Art 101: Learn how to figure draw or paint landscapes at the Wasco Library. March 25.

Office hours -- Mayor Alex Garcia holds office hours on the second Monday beginning Feb. 11, 3-6 p.m., at 810 8th St.

Rotary Club -- Wasco Rotary Club meets every Monday at the Wasco Recreation Center at noon.

Fishes & Loaves -- Free dinner every first Monday 5-7 p.m. at 408 Griffith Ave.

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


NEW: Library activities -- Card Games, Puzzlemania, Lego Club Mania or Color Me Happy every Tuesday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-661-2114.

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.

Card Games, Puzzlemania or Color Me Happy -- Different activities every Tuesday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-758-2114.

Coloring -- Color Me Happy! At the Wasco Library from 4-5:30 p.m.

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


NEW: Knitting -- Got Yarn? Knit, crochet or loom. Join all ages and skill levels on April 10. Bring your own needles and yarn. Wasco Library.


Library Activities -- Color Me Happy, Lego Club Mania, Game On, Family Fun or Card Game Fun -- it’s a different activity every Thursday at the Wasco Library, 4-5:30 p.m. For questions, call 661-758-2114.

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

Reading and crafts -- Family story time and crafts 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Wasco Library.


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


NEW: Art Lessons -- Discover the art world with educational and entertaining art lessons with the Bakersfield Museum of Art on April 10t at the Wasco Library, 4-6 p.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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