Weekend happenings around Kern County, August 23-25
Last Updated: 109 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23ABC has complied a list of family friendly events you might want to attend this weekend. Below is a list of those events:
State Farm Sports Village Phase II Grand Opening
What: The grand opening of Phase II of the sports village will unveil 27 acres of soccer and football fields.
Where: Soccer Complex at Bakersfield Sports Village, 9001 Ashe Road, Bakersfield, California. Entrance is on Ashe Road, north of Taft Highway
When: Friday, 5:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
Disney Casting for McFarland Movie
What: Walken Jaffe Casting is currently casting for a Disney movie this upcoming weekend in McFarland. The movie is inspired by the true story of a group of boys who joined a cross country team.
Where: The Holiday Inn located at 3927 Marriot Drive, Auditions will be in Brighton Room #1.
When: Friday, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3p.m.
Buttonwillow will help Keep Kern Clean
What: A call for volunteers is being made to help clean up trash and litter on various streets and alleys throughout Buttonwillow. A thank you lunch will be provided to volunteers at Buttonwillow Park following the clean-up.
Where: Buttonwillow Recreation Park, Buttonwillow, CA 93206
When: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
More information: Contact Buttonwillow Chamber of Commerce at 764-5406.
Glenwood Gardens Health Fair
What: Come out to learn more about senior safety and transportation, receive tours of the facilities, and even get a free blood pressure check and balance screening.
Where: Glenwood Gardens, 350 Calloway Drive, Building A, Bakersfield, CA.
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Roller Derby for The Ronald McDonald House
What: Fast skating, hard hitting action for a great cause! Watch four local roller derby teams compete as they raise money for the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House.
Where: Robobank Arena, 1001 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
When: Saturday, 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 adults $7 kids $20 VIP. Purchase tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/Rollerderby-tickets/artist/1721371
More information: http://www.bakersfielddiamonddivas.com/calendar.html
Black Jack tournament benefit Bakersfield Police Activities League
What: Play in a black jack tournament while supporting the Bakersfield Police Department. There will be cash prizes for the top three winners in the tournament.
Where: The Aviator Casino, 1225 Airport Dr Delano, CA 93215
When: Saturday, 6 p.m.
Admission: $60.00 per ticket includes dinner buffet.
More information: Call the activities league at 283-8880 or Santiago Baltazar at 912-6411.
Free cancer screening for Arvin residents without health care
What: Arvin residents who do not have health care can come down to the CBCC community wellness center to receive free breast, prostate and colon cancer screenings.
Where: Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development Learning Center, 141 North A Street, Arvin, CA.
When: Sunday, 12-5 p.m. by appointment only.
More information: For appointment, contact, 854-0363.
Island Kayaking Cave tours
What: Meet new people, as you take a Kayak tour around the Channel Islands harbor
Where: 3600 Cabezone Circle, Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, CA 93035
When: Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission: $180 per person
More information: http://www.blueoceankayaking.com/index.php
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