Bakersfield reminisces about the ‘50s era

December 9, 2017 by  

The John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party will be coming to a local theater in a couple of weeks. The one-performance-only event here in Bakersfield will be a recreation of Ritchie Valens, the [Read more]

Bakersfield goes Irish

November 11, 2017 by  

An Irish Christmas will be presented at the Fox Theater in early December.

This will be a [Read more]

Bakersfield goes Celtic

October 12, 2017 by  

The Kern County Scottish Society will be bringing its 8th annual Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival to the area later in October.

The event has been organized to [Read more]

Bakersfield parties at Village Fest

September 1, 2017 by  

In a few days, Village Fest will be celebrating in its 23rd anniversary with 15 live bands, food samples from 30 local popular restaurants, over 100 sampling options from [Read more]

Fake-A-Palooza comes to Bakersfield

August 1, 2017 by  

For the third time in as many years, 98.5 the Fox will be presenting Fake-A-Palooza. This will be a celebration of live tribute bands covering [Read more]

Bakersfield school gym takes shape

July 18, 2017 by  

The long awaited new gymnasium at Bakersfield’s’ North High School is starting to take form.

As construction continues, the [Read more]

Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce announces award winners

June 11, 2017 by  

The Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce recently announced their 2017 Beautiful Bakersfield Award winners. The annual event honors those who dedicate their time and resources to [Read more]

Job fair coming to two Kern County locations

May 4, 2017 by  

The Kern County Department of Human Services (KCDHS) is proud to announce two upcoming events for the community. The upcoming events will take place in [Read more]

Library branches out to try new trends

April 29, 2017 by  

Branch supervisor Ariel Dyer, at the Northeast Bakersfield Library, is taking stock in the community by offering a variety of new trends. Among those trends is the summer movie series called “Flopbusters”.

She is hopeful to make the [Read more]

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.

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