What’s Going On

AM CANCER SOCIETY

Visit your American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Bakersfield every Wednesday in July for special events and sales. The shop is in Southwest Bakersfield at 5420 California Avenue and Lennox, phone 324-1359, open Monday thru Saturday 10am-6pm, closed Sunday

BUENA VISTA MUSEUM

The next Family Day at the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science is Saturday, July 31st. The Family All-Day admission is $20 for 2 adults and up to 6 children. The Museum is at 20th and Chester in downtown Bakersfield. Website is BuenaVistaMuseum.org for hours.

CASA OF K.C.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Kern County is looking for volunteers to enroll in the Summer Training Class. You can check out orientation schedules online. For more details, visit the website kerncasa.org or call 661-631-2272

CA STATE PARKS

The California State Parks division of Boating and Waterways is reminding all recreational boaters and water enthusiasts to learn more about boating laws and recommendations. It’s all about safe boating and for more details visit the website boatcalifornia.com

KERN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The next Philanthropy on Tap event is August 3rd at Imbibe with the spotlight on Covenant Community Services. Admission is free. The event is from 5:30-7 pm, Imbibe is on Truxtun Avenue

NAACP BAKERSFIELD

The NAACP is sponsoring Haircuts for Humanity, free haircuts on August 8th. Its at Planz Park from 3-7 p.m. They’re also looking for haircutters to participate. Planz Park is on Planz Road near South H Street.

BUENA VISTA MUSEUM

This summer the Buena Vista Museum in downtown Bakersfield is hosting Wacky Science on Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. This is for ages 8 and older. Cost is $10 per child per day, parents must stay with their child. Call 324-6350 to reserve a spot. The museum is on Chester Avenue near 20th Street

THE MARKETPLACE

Visit the Marketplace this summer for the FREE Concerts by the Fountain. They happen every Thursday night through August from 7-9 p.m., please bring your own chairs. If the concert is canceled due to hot weather, it will be on the news.

BAKERSFIELD REC

Bakersfield has 13 spray parks in its park system and they open May 29th, Memorial Day weekend, through Labor Day. The spray park hours are 1-6 p.m. daily and for more details visit bakersfieldcity.us/recreation-parks