BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 'What's Happening' Kern County? Here's a list of fun events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County for July 13.
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Sunday, July 13, 2014
Burrito fans, listen up! The Bakersfield Burrito Project is celebrating a milestone today, as it marks its fifth anniversary. The organization is hosting a fundraiser with close to 30 volunteers who will be helping out to make a 20 ft. burrito to feed the homeless. Come out and help the Burrito Project from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Central Park, located at 21st and R Street.
SUMMER MONEY CAMP
Teaching the little ones some economics and money management might sound a bit boring, but in the long run could prevent the from making bad money decisions. That's why "Money Camp" is here to help! The camp teaches kids in grades 3 thru 7 the importance of financial literacy. Topics include banking, budgeting, savings and credit. The camp is going on until August 8, 2014 at the Kids at Kern Assistive Technology Center, or KAT, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 2600 F St. The classes are $100 per week. To register call 861 - 1346.
HAGGIN OAKS FARMERS
Looking for fresh and tasty seasonal fruits and vegetables? Then check out the Haggin Oaks Farmers Market today from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Vendors there have a selection of items including fruits, veggies, local honey, hummus, artisan breads and juices too. The Haggin Oaks Farmers Market is in the parking lot of the Kaiser Permanente on Ming Avenue.
KITTEN & CAT ADOPTIONS
Cause 4 Cats Inc. is dedicated to improving the lives of cats that either pets, strays or feral by providing trap-neuter-return rescue and shelter services. You can help the organization by adopting a kitten or cat from their shelter inside Petco, at 5151 Gosford Road. Adoptions are taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
2014 FIFA WORLD CUP
Stay with 23ABC as we broadcast the final soccer match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Argentina takes on Germany for the golden trophy. Catch all the action starting at 11:00 a.m. with a pre-match show with all the highlights that have led to this moment, and watch the final game with us starting at 12:00 noon on 23ABCNews.
HOLD 'EM POKER TOURNAMENT
Poker fans, unite! The Golden West Casino is holding a $25,000 guaranteed no limit Hold 'em Poker Tournament today staring at 12 noon and ending at about 6:00 p.m today. Price is $175 per entrant. Players will start with a 12,000 chip staring stack. You must be 21 or older to participate. The Golden West Casino is located at 1001 S. Union Avenue.
You can also enjoy a special showing of "Pretty Woman" today at Edwards Stadium 14. The romantic comedy tells the story of a millionaire who falls in love with his escort... and her attempts to blend in with high society. Catch all the romance today at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $7.00 for kids and seniors.
Early bird shoppers skip turkey for the sales
Early Black Friday deals are here and shoppers have waited weeks for Thanksgiving Day, as retail stores roll out those specials.
Shoppers prepare for early Black Friday deals
Hundreds of shoppers gathered outside of Best Buy in Bakersfield, waiting for all those early Black Friday deals.
Love For Thanksgiving feeds over 64,000 people
Love for Thanksgiving is the largest single feeding event in Kern County, and many would say it is one of the largest in the country.
Mission expected to feed nearly 500 people today
Volunteers with the Mission at Kern County are prepping to feed nearly 500 people this Thanksgiving.