Good health to be the focus of upcoming Bakersfield fair

March 9, 2017 by  

In Bakersfield, this April will bring more than just showers, as it will be time for its annual Health Fair at Central Park.

The event will feature an assortment of displays, information, and activities that can help area residents to learn more about how they can live a healthy lifestyle. There will be free diabetes screening and details about how people can manage the disease and prevent it in the first place. Along with this, there will be blood pressure testing, vision screenings, and vaccinations for a variety of communicable diseases such as mumps, measles, and others. Nutrition counseling will be offered to anyone who is interested in learning how to make healthy eating choices, and a dentist has also volunteered to provide services for the day. There will be raffle draws, beverages, and other light refreshments.

The organizers of the fair noted that it is open to people of all ages, and they encourage families to come out together in support of good health. Anyone who plans on setting up a display or screening booth can have custom business cards prepared to hand out to anyone who requests their contact information if they can make an appointment for further care.

The event will open its doors at 10:00 am on April 1, and it will run until 2:00 pm in Central Park at Mills Creek. More information and contact details for the group organizing the event can be found on its Facebook page.

Annual Human Society event being held in Bakersfield

February 7, 2017 by  

The Human Society’s nationwide World Spay Day is held on every February. This year, the Kern County Animal Services (KCAS) in Bakersfield will be participating in the event to help lower income families with the costs of spaying and neutering their pets.

The service is [Read more]

Local elementary students are recipients of charitable donations

January 1, 2017 by  

The Jingle Bell Club provided gifts to first grade students at two Bakersfield elementary schools, College Heights and Di Girogio Elementary, just before Christmas.

This year’s recipients, which [Read more]

New clinic specializes in children’s infectious diseases

December 14, 2016 by  

A new pop-up clinic operated by Valley Children’s Healthcare has opened in Bakersfield that will treat local children for infectious diseases, including valley fever.

The clinic offers residents a [Read more]

Local establishment seeking volunteers for annual Holiday Lights event

November 24, 2016 by  

The California Living Museum (CALM) in Bakersfield is currently seeking volunteers to help support their HolidayLights activities. The event, which runs for over a month, needs 30 volunteers per night to support visitors coming to [Read more]

Nonprofit assisting with flying adoptable dogs to Idaho

October 19, 2016 by  

Bakersfield Animal Care center recently announced that it is working with a nonprofit animal rescue company, Dog is My CoPilot, to bring the surplus of available dogs from Bakersfield to Idaho for [Read more]

Bakersfield’s tallest building under new ownership

September 27, 2016 by  

The Stockdale Tower of Bakersfield recently changed hands, and the new owners intend to make a lot of changes to the 12 story office building.

With over 175,000 square feet accompanied by a [Read more]

Miniature pickups focus of ‘Driven by Art’ display

August 18, 2016 by  

Bakersfield residents will soon be able to view miniature pickup trucks artistically painted for a fall exhibit sponsored by the [Read more]

California Teachers Summit 2016 to be held this month

July 19, 2016 by  

The California Teachers Summit is a one-day event to bring together teachers, administrators, and other educators. The event will be [Read more]

Roman Spartan festival has something for everyone

June 10, 2016 by  

The Roman Spartan Festival is coming to Bakersfield in July. This event will be sure to have something for everyone and will provide entertainment and authenticity to those who attend.

Event organizers have [Read more]

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