Donate blood at either Houchin Blood Bank location or at any Houchin Mobile unit now through the end of October and you could win a brand new 2021 Chevy Trailblazer donated by Three Way Chevrolet. Blood Banks are 11515 Bolthouse or 5901 Truxtun Avenue in Bakersfield. Call 323-4222.
The U.S. Census Bureau has part-time job openings right now. The Bureau conducts more than 130 surveys each year and to find out more, Visit census.gov, click on California, select field representative.
Bring the family to the Kern County Museum on Sunday September 26th for a Homecoming celebration. There’ll be costumed tour guides, music, and food for sale. It’s from 10am until 2 pm. Tickets: $5 general admission, kids 12 and under free.
Help Links for Life kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Lace’n It Up on Saturday, October 2nd at the Park at Riverwalk with both walk and run starting at 8:30 am. Register for the 5-K fun run or the 1-mile celebration walk at LinksForLife.org
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County will serve supper and a snack after school to kids 18 and under at eight of their locations. For more information Call 325-3730 for addresses or visit bgclubsofkerncounty.org/nutritionprogram
If you graduated from Arvin High School in 1970, your 50-year reunion is Saturday, October 16th at Salty’s BBQ Banquet Center in Southwest Bakersfield. Tickets are $50 per person, the Center address is 6720 Schirra Court, RSVP by Oct. 1. For information call Norma 397-2093 (office)
Don’t miss the annual St. Vincent de Paul Homeless Center’s Fall Barbecue on Thursday, October 7th. This year it’s drive through only from 5-7 p.m., at 316 Baker Street, tickets $35, which you can purchase at the center or at the Thrift store next door or call 809-2491.
Nominations are being taken now for the Runner Alumni Hall of Fame. Deadline to nominate is October 4thand for more information visit csub.edu, on the home page click Alumni.
The annual Greek Food Festival at St. George Greek Orthodox Church is October 1st through 3rd in Hellenic Park behind the church at 401 Truxtun Avenue. Featured will be Greek food and music, tours, dancing, and raffles. Tickets at the gate are $5, free for kids under 12. Details at BakersfieldGreekFoodFestival.org
Bakersfield Christian High School is hosting a Christian College Fair on Wednesday, October 6th from 6-8 p.m. at their Campus. For more details call (260) 356-5211