Bakersfield College’s planetarium is holding shows starting this month.

The first will be on Feb. 15 and will focus on black holes. There will also be shows on Feb. 22, March 15, March 23 and April 19 at the planetarium, located on the second floor on the northwest end of the Math-Science Building, Room 112 at the college, 1801 Panorama Dr.

All shows run from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults or $8 for seniors and children under 12 years old. Here’s a breakdown of what each show will be about:

Feb. 15: Black Holes; Feb. 22: Supervolcanoes; March 15: Inside NASA; March 23: Dynamic Earth; April 19: Incoming! This last one focuses on discoveries made about the solar system through spacecraft and other means.

Tickets can be purchased at Bakersfield College or by going online to

For more information, call 395-4011.

The first Kern County Career Expo is coming to Bakersfield on Feb. 22.

The free expo will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Rabobank Arena on Truxtun Avenue. Employers of several companies in the county will be available for students and recent graduates to learn more about different career paths. The Kern High School District is overseeing the expo.

There is no registration necessary. For more information or to schedule an interview before the event, call 827-3172.

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