Community Calendar - May 13, 2021
Last updated 5/20/2021 at 5:05am | 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.
Shafter Community Vacation Bible School — The Shafter Community Vacation Bible School Kingdom Chronicles, “Standing Strong in the Battle for Truth” will be held June 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Shafter Ford Theater at 1101 E. Lerdo Highway. Children who are entering kindergarten through sixth grade for the 2021-22 school year are eligible. Online registration is available for students and volunteers at https://www.eventcreate.com/e/shaftercommunityvbs2021.
Covid-19 testing — There will be free covid-19 testing Wednesdays and Sundays 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.
Zumba Gold — Register at brandiroot.zumba.comlivestream for class on Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Shafter Recreation and Parks District.
Zumba Kids — Register at brandiroot.zumba.com/livestream for class on Saturdays at 11 a.m. Hosted by Shafter Recreation and Parks District.
Zumba On Demand — Register at brandiroot.zumba.com/livestream. Saturdays from 2 to 7 p.m. and Thursdays 3 to 8 p.m. Hosted by Shafter Recreation and Parks District.
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.
Truth ministries — Truth Ministries: A Faith Based 12-Step Program providing fellowship recovery will be held on Thursday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church, 400 Kern St. The program begins on Feb. 25. Call 661-746-4969 for more information.
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.
Ribbon cutting — There will be a ribbon cutting and dedication of the outdoor fitness court at Mannel Park on Saturday, May 22 at 11 a.m. in Shafter.