The Golden Empire Drum & Bugle Corps from Bakersfield College will present the Fourth Annual “Resound” Drum Corps International Contest at 7 p.m. July 20 at Memorial Stadium on the Bakersfield College campus.

A total of 10 corps from as far as Salt Lake City will perform.

The box office opens at 5 p.m. Tickets will cost $10 for students, $15 for general admission and $20 for premium seating.

The corps is comprised of youth who are furthering their education in brass, percussion and visual performance.

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Parents and their children are encouraged to attend the California Highway Patrol Start Smart program, a free class taking place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bakersfield CHP Office located at 9855 Compagnoni St.

Start Smart is offered to current and prospective teen drivers and their parents or guardians. The two-hour class discusses safe driving habits, consequences of poor choices behind the wheel and tips for how to avoid a collision.

Call 661-396-6600 to sign up.

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The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce is now accepting vendor applications for the 2018 Business Expo.

The expo will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 12, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Bakersfield, 3100 Camino Del Rio Court.

Applications can be found at the chamber’s website.

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