Bakersfield College is celebrating Veterans Day and expressing appreciation for current and past members of the Armed Forces with several events the week of Nov. 5-8, which it calls Veterans Week.

Activities will start Nov. 5 with a community leader breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. in the Renegade Room, 1801 Panorama Dr., and a groundbreaking ceremony from 10-10:30 a.m. for the Veterans Resource Center next to the Forum.

On Nov. 6, there will be a panel discussion about World War 1 from 7-9 p.m. in the Levan Center and the annual VetFest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., which will include guest speakers, free food, music and resources for veteran students.

Nov. 8 will feature another Distinguished Speaker Series panel by U.S. Marine and paralympic medalist Oz Sanchez, “Know No Limits,” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Levan Center and 7 p.m. in the Indoor Theater.

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