Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Art
seniors all ages web only family friendly accessible contributed free
Cambria and San Simeon
Free

The Cambria Scarecrow Festival, Inc. returns in October for its ninth season in the California seaside communities of Cambria and San Simeon. Scarecrows will be free public display throughout October.

rsvp required contributed
P.A.S. Associates Training Center
$145

Participants will learn how to handle rude, angry and difficult customers. The workshop will teach simple communication techniques that will help attendees feel more confident and comfortable when confronted.  It will also give tools to improve customer service and build company profitability.

free
Banducci's Family Pumpkin Patch
Free

Pick out a pumpkin and visit the cornstalks at the Banducci's Family Pumpkin Patch. Open every day until Oct. 31, 2017. 

free
Supervisor Perez’s, Lamont Office
Free

Kern County 5th District Supervisor Leticia Perez and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 428 will co-host a Job Fair recruiting Solar Panel Installers on Thursday, Oct. 19th from 9 a.m.-noon. Members of the public are invited to speak to IBEW Local 428 members a…

for kids all ages family friendly accessible contributed free
Beale Memorial Library
Free

Children enjoy this fun and interactive ASL story time! All levels of ASL are welcome, especially newcomers.

free
Owens Valley Career Development Center
Free

Join in for the half day workshop and learn all about how to become a franchisee! Lunch will be provided. 

free
Walter W. Stiern Library, CSUB, Dezember Reading Room
Free

Bring your own lunch and practice Spanish during the fall Semester. Organized by Modern Languages Professor Dr. Lena Taub. 

for kids seniors all ages family friendly accessible budget contributed
Murray Family Farms
$3.99-$13.99

Enjoy the biggest event in Kern County Farm Fun on Oct. 31, 2017!

web only contributed free
Teen Challenge
Free

Where there is help, there is hope! Free residential treatment program to help people break free of alcohol and drug addiction. Interviews are held on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m. at Teen Challenge, 399-2273. 

18 and over contributed free
Dignity Health Community Wellness Center
Free

Join in for an educational presentation by a registered dietitian on the topic of the brain-boosting benefits of a healthy diet.

for kids family friendly for teens contributed free
Northeast Branch Library
Free

The Northeast Library needs high school volunteers and elementary school readers!

Art
contributed free
Ice House Framing and Gallery
Free

The community is invited to “Cooking With Friends,” a 2018 calendar signing with artist Claudia True.  

Art
for teens accessible contributed free
Beale Memorial Library
Free

Teens create crafts to sell. Feel free to bring any crafts you would like to work on or do the craft project that will be offered at the library. Craft supplies will be provided.

Talladega Ranch
$12

Features; pumpkin cannons, a friendly fall hayride, bounce houses, a 100 feet super slide, rock wall, corn seed box, spooky cinema, corn maze, pumpkin patch, face painting, and a trick-or-treat town event. 

18 and over rsvp required contributed free
The AIS Cancer Center
Free

Medi Yoga, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m., The AIS Cancer Center, 2620 Chester Ave. Free. 

for kids all ages web only family friendly for teens accessible budget contributed
Bakersfield Wing Chun
$65

Bakersfield Wing Chun is a low cost martial arts program for adults and children. We teach the most effective techniques aimed for real world self defense. We want to have a positive impact on the lives of our students and on the communities we serve by teaching not only the physical advance…

for kids family friendly contributed free
Beale Memorial Library
Free

Children build Lego creations and put them on display inside the library. 

free
Central Park, along Mill Creek
Free

Enjoy Mento Buru live in concert on Oct. 19, 2017.

free
Bike Bakersfield
Free

Bike Bakersfield and partners will give away hundreds of bicycle lights and helmets for the community project "Light up the Night." This project aims to make streets safer for bicyclists riding on Kern County’s roadways.

free
Mill Creek Park
Free

First 5 Kern is pleased to announced the first ever “Wee 5 Expo” that will be held October 19th, at Third Thursday (hosted by the Downtown Business Association.)

Stars Theatre Restaurant
$25-$69

Enjoy a night at the theater with "Hello, Dolly"!

free
Tehachapi Police Department, Community Room
Free

The Tehachapi Police Department will be hosting an Emergency Preparedness Community Presentation on Thursday, October 19th from 6-8 p.m. located in the T.P.D. Community Room.

free
Walter W. Stiern Library, CSUB, Dezember Reading Room
Free

Be the first to watch "American Migrant Stories," a documentary produced by CSUB's Center for Social Justice and the Immigration Justice Collaborative. 

Stars Theatre Restaurant
$25-$69

Enjoy a night at the theater with "Hello Dolly."

free
Hall Ambulance Community Room
Free

The community is invited to the California Native Plant Society at 6 p.m. for discussion groups on plant identification and native plant gardening and at 7 p.m. for a presentation with guest speaker Melanie Baer Keeley, on "Landscaping with Natives."

web only free
St. Paul's
Free

Overeaters Anonymous, 4 p.m. Sundays and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. Paul’s, 2216 17th St. Talk or text at 588-4811 or oabakersfield.com. Free.

18 and over accessible contributed free
Larry Reider Building
Free

Join the Rainbow voices choir as they prepare for the upcoming holiday concert. No audition necessary. Come prepared to sing and enjoy snacks.