Former Major League Baseball all-star Bill Madlock will be the guest speaker Saturday at the Celebrity Sports Dinner fundraiser for athletics for Cerro Coso College in Ridgecrest, which is in the Kern Community College District. Tickets for the 6:30 p.m. event, which will be catered by Casey's Steaks & Barbecue, are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger. The event, which will start at 6:30 p.m., will include an array of pro athlete- and celebrity-related autographed posters and other memoriabilia. Proceeds also benefit sports opportunities for Ridgecrest-area youths. For more information, call (760) 384-6384 or e-mail .
Track and field
A free training clinic for volunteers interested in officiating at USA Track and Field events will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Foothill High School, 501 Park Drive in Bakersfield. The clinic offers certification for officiating at USATF events at the high school and college level. Lunch will be served. RSVP to: Lawrencewatsonus@yahoo.com. For information, visit: www.usatf.org/Home.aspx