What’s Going On


Keep Kern Beautiful is hosting the 23rd Great American Cleanup through June 30th with a small scale clean-Up day planned for May 15th in communities throughout Kern. Register at KernPublicWorks.com


You’re invited to an event May 15th to benefit All Seated in a Barn. It’s at Sonder’s in the Northwest from 1 am until 3 pm and admission is free with local vendors, kids crafts and live music. The address is 9500 Brimhall Road


Garden Pathways will present their annual High Tea honoring “Women with a Heart for Bakersfield” on May 19th at Seven Oaks Country Club. For more details Visit gardenpathways.org


The 38th Birthday Bash at the California Living Museum is Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets will be available at the gate along with a $2 wristband for unlimited train rides. Food trucks will be on hand or bring your own picnic lunch. Tickets: $10 adults, $7 seniors (60+), $6 children ages 3-12. CALM members admitted free, also U.S. Military and Veterans (both with military ID). Info: visit Calmzoo.org


All former BC Renegade football players are invited to a gathering Saturday, May 22nd for a barbecue. It’s from 10 am to 1 pm at the practice field and families are welcome. RSVP’s are requested so RSVP to renegadehelmetclub@gmail.com or call 706-0607


Operation September Freedom in August and September is hoping to provide a thousand World War II veteran “dream flights.” These are 20 minute flights in one of six Boeing Stearman Biplanes. May 24th is the deadline to apply and for more information visit Napier@vfwca.org or call 707. 496-8104


Get a deep pit beef sandwich lunch and help four local non-profits that work with cancer patients. It’s a drive through lunch through the Crystal Palace parking lot Wednesday, May 26th from 11 am until 2. Lunch is a $15 donation to benefit the Kern Cancer Coalition For pre-orders of 10 or more call 661-859-8530.


The Kern County Library is offering a new job seeker tool kit where job seekers can access FREE virtual and on-demand workshops, tutorials, and programming. The library also offers FREE public computer and internet access during express appointments at select locations. To find out more, Visit KernCountyLibrary.org/job-seeker-toolkit or call 661.868.0701

teen Challenge

Teen Challenge Spring Eats are going on each weekend this month from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at their facility on East Roberts Lane. This is a drive thru featuring sandwiches, snacks, and desserts to help Teen Challenge and their programs for men and men with life challenging addictions. Address is 301 East Roberts Lane, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


The California DMV is making it easier for seniors to renew their driver’s license online. Anyone over age 70 with a noncommercial driver’s license can go online instead of to the DMV office. For more details visit dmv.ca.gov/seniors