Events

Friday, August 18, 2017
free
Valley Plaza Mall
Free

The community is invited to the Annual Resource Fair for Breastfeeding Awareness Month on Aug. 18, 2017. The fair will be held at the Valley Plaza Mall, located at 2701 Ming Ave. between JCPenny and Macy's.  

Art
seniors 18 and over 21 and over budget contributed free
Art and Spirituality Center, Mercy Hospital
Free

Open Studio, paint, write, read, listen to music, 1 to 4 p.m., Art and Spirituality Center, Mercy Hospital, 2215 Truxtun Ave. Free. 

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. 

free
Bakersfield College, Welcome Center, Administration Building
Free

The community is invited to meet the "YES" team, chat with college peers and enjoy lunch on Aug. 18, 2017! 

free
Holloway-Gonzales Library
Free

Kids can come to the library to watch an artist sketch the eclipse on paper and hear a presentation on what happens during an eclipse. Children will be able to draw and also receive glasses to view the eclipse safely. 

seniors all ages date night family friendly 21 and over contributed
American Legion, Post 26
$6-$14

The American Legion Dinner is open to the public and will be held on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.

seniors 18 and over family friendly 21 and over rsvp required contributed
Williams-Sonoma The Marketplace
$30

The community is invited to an Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Class that will be held on Friday August 18th at 6 p.m.

all ages date night family friendly rsvp required contributed
The Station
$75

The community is cordially invited to a 1924 New Years Eve Party! It's sure to be the bee's knees. The cream, and not so cream, of society, will be here. With gangsters, hit men, politicians, jazz singers molls and many other interesting guests.

Rasmussen Center
$7-$9

Country Style Dance with live music by local bands every Friday at 7 p.m. There is a potluck on the First Friday and dessert the remaining Fridays. 

18 and over all ages date night family friendly for teens accessible 21 and over contributed
Stars Theatre Restaurant
$25-$63

Enjoy a night at the theater with "Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Musical. 

seniors date night family friendly 21 and over contributed free
The Padre Hotel, Prospect Lounge
Free

Every Friday starting April 7, 2017 from 8-10 p.m. come out and chill with your significant other and friends at the Padre Hotel's intimate Prospect Lounge.

Temblor Brewing Company
$20

Enjoy a night of live comedy with Julian McCullough.

contributed
Temblor Brewing Company
$20

Julian McCullough is a nationally-touring comedian and actor currently starring as the co-host of We Have Issues on E! He has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, co-starred with Whitney Cummings on the E! series Love You, Meant it, and is currently developing an original pilot at NBC for himself…

Saturday, August 19, 2017
all ages family friendly contributed
Pioneer Village, Kern County Museum
$20

The Valley Fever Awareness (Walk or Stroll) is $20 for general admission and free to Valley Fever survivors and children under the age of 13. 

Pioneer Village, Kern County Museum
$20

The community is invited to the Walk for Valley Fever presented by Valley Fever Americas Foundation. All proceeds go to improving treatment options and research toward a cure and vaccine for Valley Fever. The cost is $20 per person and includes coffee, snacks and souvenirs.

for kids seniors all ages family friendly contributed
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medical Group
$10-$13

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medical Group will be hosting a Car Wash Fundraiser on Aug. 19, 2017. The community is invited to come get your car washed and support a great cause! 

contributed free
South West Library
Free

The Bakersfield "What The Knit" knitting guild will host their monthly social knitting Saturday, August 19, at the Southwest Library.  

contributed free
Marley's Mutts Rescue Ranch
Free

Join the mutt crew and Nitro Fan and work to get the ranch on its feet! Food will be supplied, you supply the manpower!

Art
contributed
Hodel's Country Dining
$10-$15

Writers of Kern Presents Molly Jo Really, Author and Marketing Ninja on Aug. 19, 2017. 

family friendly contributed free
Cambria Chamber of Commerce
Free

The community is invited to the Cambria Village Wide Sidewalk Sale that will be held Aug. 19th from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

free
Barnes & Noble
Free

Family Storytime: 11 a.m. Saturdays, Barnes & Noble, 4001 California Ave. Free. 631-2575.

The Petroleum Club
$60-$480

Women in Politics Luncheon with Hilary Crosby, partner and founder of Crosby and Kaneda, Certified Public Accountants, and past president of El Cerrito Democratic Club.

free
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Free

The community is invited to a free "Grilling and Chilling Event" on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017! 

free
Beale Memorial Library
Free

The Kern County Library and ASL Junction are excited to announce that on August 19th, from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ASL Junction will host a ASL Story and Activity Day at the Beale Library.

Art
for kids all ages family friendly contributed free
Northeast Branch Library
Free

Enjoy Lego Club & Kids Films at the Northeast Branch Library! 

seniors date night 21 and over rsvp required budget contributed free
Temblor Brewing Company
Free

Temblor Brewery Tours, 1 to 3 p.m., Temblor Brewing Company, 3200 Buck Owens Blvd. 21 and over. Free. 

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.