What’s Going On

Bakersfield Pregnancy Center

The Bakersfield Pregnancy Center’s annual Banquet is February 25th starting at 5:30 p.m. it’s at Olive Knolls Christian Church on Fruitvale Avenue and admission is free but reservations are required. Address: 6201 Fruitvale Avenue, 326-1915 or email director@wehelpyou.org

Kern High School District

The Job Fest Series for 2020 will begin with Job Fest events in February in Lamont and in Mojave. Job seekers are encouraged to attend this FREE event and see what jobs are available now. Lamont Feb. 13, 9am to noon, David Head Center, 10300 San Diego Street…Mojave, Feb. 27, 9am to noon, Stuart O. Witt Event Center, 1247 Pool Street Mojave Ca. Details roc.kernhigh.org

Bakersfield Museum of Art

The Bakersfield Museum of Art’s first Art After Dark of 2020 is on Thursday night, February 27th. Enjoy art projects, live music, unique performances, refreshments from popular Bakersfield restaurants and more. Tickets $5 per person, available on-line at bmoa.org/artafterdark.

Bakersfield Museum of Art

Art After Dark is coming to the Bakersfield Museum of Art February 27th. This is an after-hours art experience and a concert in the garden starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are only $5 and the address is 1930 R Street, call 323-7219

Right to Life

Right to Life of Kern County is hosting its annual Fish Fry for Life on February 28thfrom 4 to 8 p.m. It’s in the parish hall at St. Francis of Assisi Church on H Street in Bakersfield. $17 per plate, eat in or to go. Info: rtlkr.org starting January 20th

U.S. Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring thousands of people for temporary jobs in anticipation of the 20-20 Census. These jobs offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training and weekly paychecks. For information on how to apply, Visit www.2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020. Deadline is February 28.

KC Library

Bring the kids to “Do-Re-Mi come Play with me” for kids and parents at the Beale Memorial Library on Truxtun Avenue in downtown Bakersfield. It’s on February 28th, starts at 4 p.m. and admission is free. For information call 868-0701 or visit kerncountylibrary.org


The Better Business Bureau is teaming up with KUZZ and other community partners for the 20-20 Recycle-Mania tournament February 29that CSUB. There’s FREE document shredding between 10 am and 2 pm with a $3 fee for more than 5 Bankers Boxes of documents. The fee for extra shredding benefits BPD Explorer post 521. Event will end at 2 pm or when trucks are full.


Get ready for fun at the 16th annual Texas Hold’em Poker and Bingo Tournament hosted by the Josh Farler Foundation to benefit cancer patient transportation programs locally. It’s February 29th at the UA Local 4-60 Labor Union Hall on Meany Avenue starting at Noon with bingo for the non-poker players starting at 3 pm. Bingo rounds are at 3 & 6 pm, must be 21 and older for this event. Cost $20-$70. Call 241-3331 or contact dt.holder@joshfarler.org Labor Hall is at 6718 Meany Avenue


The annual Honor Music Festival is coming up March 3rdat the Bakersfield Convention Center. Junior High and middle school students will represent Honor band, chorus and orchestra and admission is free. Show begins at 7 p.m. Seating is first come, first served.