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.
NEW: Teresa Burke Elementary School Student Council invites local veterans to the 8th annual Veterans Day Program on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. Contact Isamar at 661-758-7480 or [email protected] for additional information.
NEW: North Kern 4H – Meetings at Karl Clemens cafeteria at 7 p.m. every second Monday of the month. For more information, contact Chris at 661-809-2851.
Richland School Board – Meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Golden Oak Cafeteria, 195 S. Wall St.
NEW: Council meeting – Shafter City Council meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of the month at the Shafter Council Chamber, 336 Pacific Ave., at 6 p.m.
Wasco council meeting – Wasco City Council meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of the month at 746 8th St. at 6 p.m.
Wasco Woman’s Club – Meetings are at the Clubhouse, 1601 7th St., on the second Tuesday of the month. There is a $15fee for the lunch meetings.
Senior Lunch Program – Every first and third Tuesday of the month: Griffith Avenue Baptist Church, 408 Griffith St. Sack lunches for seniors will be given out at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Golden Gleaners.
Shafter Rotary – Meeting at 7 a.m. at the Shafter Veterans Hall.
Shafter Kiwanis – Meeting Wednesdays at 12 p.m. at the Shafter Veterans Hall.
Wasco High School Board – Meetings the second Thursday of the month at 1900 7th St. in Room 202, or alternatively in Library Room 1101. The agenda is on the WHS website.
Wasco Recreation and Park Board – Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Hall at Barker Park.
Food distribution – Shafter Recreation and the Gleaners have food distribution every first and third Thursday of each month at the W.C. Walker Senior Center, 505 Sunset Ave.
Food giveaway — The Impact Program is a weekly food giveaway provided to anyone in need, Fridays beginning at 7 a.m. first come, first served. Griffith Avenue Baptist Church, 408 Griffith St., Wasco.
Depot Museum – The Shafter Depot Museum is open Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum is at 150 Central Valley Highway.