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Community Calendar - May 27, 2021

 


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

Summer food service program — Lost Hills Wonderful Park is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be provided to all children who are 18 years of age and younger at 14688 Lost Hills Road, Lost Hills, starting July 19 through July 30. Breakfast is served at 7:30 to 8 a.m. Lunch is served from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

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 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.

TUESDAY

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.

THURSDAY

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.

FRIDAY

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.

SATURDAY

Juneteenth celebration — There will be a celebration of Black history on Saturday, June 19 for Juneteenth. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the park on 14th and D streets. All are invited to enjoy food, vendors and a good time. This event is free.

 

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