Upcoming & Ongoing plus Regular Weekly and Monthly Events

For listing in the newspaper and online, send community events by Thursday at 2 p.m. to Calendar@MountainEnterprise.com or call 661.245.3794

Thursday, May 5, 2022

• Get to Know Your Numbers at Let’s Get Healthy, Kern County’s free health screening program, 3–4 p.m. at Frazier Park Library (3732 Park Drive, FP). Learn your BMI, blood glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol, and how to monitor these numbers over the course of six weeks. 3 weeks are left. This is open to the public. Call Mountain Communities Family Resource Center for more information at 661.245.4303.

• Poetry Night, sponsored by Adventure Ink Bookstore and Artworks Community Gallery returns every first Thursday, 6 p.m., at Rural and Rustic Coffee Shop (16225 Askin Drive, PMC). Read your own poetry or your favorite poets’ to fellow appreciators, or just listen and enjoy.

• Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with singer/songwriter Cary Park, live at La Sierra Mexican restaurant (3500 Mt. Pinos Way, FP).

Friday, May 6, 2022

• Open Mic Night returns to La Sierra Mexican restaurant, 6 p.m. (3500 Mt. Pinos Way, FP). Sing your favorite cover or your own creations.

Saturday, May 7, 2022

• Bring your early learner to the Wind Wolves Preserve Story Sprouts, 10–11 a.m. for a story and nature activity (16019 Hwy 166, Bakersfield CA, 93311). Registration is free, and parents must be in attendance. Bring sun protection, closed-toe shoes, water and snacks. Call WWP at 661.858.1115 for questions or register by visiting Wildlandconservancy.org.

• Don’t miss your chance: The Ridge Route Road Tour is 10 a.m. Reservations are already full but the wait list is open. This three-hour tour from Gorman to the Tumble Inn comes with a guided historical narrative from museum docents, and includes a handout of photos from the old road stops. The cost is $15 per person. Call Ridge Route Communities Museum at 661.245.7747 for more information.

• Support Frazier Park Library’s youth programs by visiting the Friends of the Library Craft Sale, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., at Frazier Park Library (3732 Park Drive, FP). Shop a variety of beautiful gifts, treasures, art and collectibles from local craft vendors whose proceeds help make the library’s summer reading program possible.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

• A self-awareness course led by author and life coach Daniel Wilson is 3 p.m. (every Tuesday), at Frazier Park Library (3732 Park Drive, FP). Learn how to ask yourself thought-provoking questions like ‘How do we love ourselves?’ and explore answers through introspection, meditation, videos and sharing. Contact Frazier Park Library for more information (661.245.1267).

•Kids Korner, a new after-school program for ages 7–12, is every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Frazier Park Library (3732 Park Drive, Frazier Park). This program provides homework help and activities like arts and crafts, science experiments and games.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

• The Chess Club is looking for new and advanced players every Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centered in Christ Church (3509 Mt. Pinos Way, FP, across the street from La Sierra Mexican restaurant). This club, originally formed by the late Bill Hopper at the library, teaches young people the skills of chess. Parents are encouraged to bring their children and stay to play. For more information call Christopher Billesbach at 661.245.1882.


Ongoing and Upcoming

• Ready, Set, GO! It’s Wildfire Preparedness Week. Are you Prepared? California has proclaimed this week Wildfire Preparedness Week, Sun. May 1–Sat., May 7. Kern County Fire wants to make sure you and your family are ready in case of emergency due to wildfire. They have provided resources on their website to help residents prepare their homes and action plans for threat of wildfire. Visit Kerncountyfire.org for tips, checklists, action plans and defensible space guidelines for brush clearance – due no later than June 1!

• Wind Wolves Preserve hosts the Science Sleuths, their new program for young adventurers, 10–12 a.m. (16019 Hwy 166, Bakersfield CA, 93311). Does your kid enjoy puzzles and scavenger hunts? Science Sleuths work as a team to solve clues with preserve naturalists. Registration is free. This event is for ages 10 and up. Call WWP at 661.858.1115 for questions or register by visiting Wildlandconservancy.org.

• See through the eyes of local youth at Artworks Community Gallery in the Frazier Mountain High School Student Art Show, open Fri., May 13 through Sun., May 15, 11–4 a.m. (16233 Pine Valley Lane, PMC), with a reception to meet the artists Sat., May 21, 5–8:30 p.m. This installation is open to the public, and all proceeds from sales go directly to the students. Call 661.848.3130 for questions or to make an appointment.

• A Free Residential Hazardous Waste Collection event comes to Lebec, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Lebec Transfer Station (300 Landfill Road, Lebec). Batteries, motor oil, paints, light bulbs, sharps, pool chemicals, cleaning products and other things too toxic for landfills can be disposed of during this event. Business waste will not be accepted. For rules and more information on what qualifies, visit KernPublicWorks.com.

At the Frazier Park Library
Library hours: Tues. through Thurs., 11–6 p.m. • 3732 Park Drive, FP • 661.245.1267

The Friends of the Library Craft Sale returns Sat., May 7, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.!

Thursday, May 5

•12 p.m. Quilting & Crafts

•12:15 p.m. Storytime & Crafts

•3 p.m. Know your Numbers

Tuesday, May 10

•1 p.m. Kid’s Korner

•3 p.m. Self Awareness course

Thursday, May 12

•12 p.m. Quilting & Crafts

•12:15 p.m. Storytime & Crafts

•3 p.m. Know your Numbers




Every Monday
•White Sage Lace Guild, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. PMC pool pavilion (661.245.1992)
•Senior Exercise ,11 a.m. Frazier Mtn. Park Community Ctr Senior Rm, FP (661.245.1992)
•Meals on Wheels Distribution, (661.245.1952)

Every Tuesday
•Kid’s Korner, 3:30 p.m., Frazier Park Library, FP (661.245.1267)
•Lego Mania, 4:30 p.m., Frazier Park Library, FP (661.245.1267)
•Square Dancing at Cuddy Hall, 6:30 p.m., Call Don and Bethel (661.245.1882)

Every Tuesday and Thursday
•Walt & Pam, 6 p.m. at La Sierra Mexican restaurant (3500 Mt. Pinos Way, FP).

Every Wednesday
•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Women’s Bible Study at the Activity Center,10 a.m., Pine Mtn Village, (661.242.1025)
•Pine Mountain Christian Community Church Men’s Bible Study in the Library, 10 a.m., Pine Mountain Village, (661.242.1025)
•Morning Yoga, 10:30 a.m., Frazier Park Library, FP (661.245.1267). Bring your own mat.
•Meals on Wheels distribution, (661.245.1952)

Second and Fourth Wednesday
•Senior Sack, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center, FP (661.245.3409)

Every Thursday
•Senior Exercise, 11 a.m., Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center Senior room, FP (661.245.1992)
•Children’s Circle, 11–11:55 a.m., Frazier Park Library, FP (661.245.1267)
•Quilting and Crafts, 12 p.m.

Every Friday
•Meals on Wheels distribution, (661.245.1952)
•Cary Park, 6 p.m. at La Sierra Mexican restaurant (3500 Mt. Pinos Way, FP) except the first Friday of the month.

Every Saturday
•Pine Mountain Club Property Owners Association Board of Directors meeting, 10 a.m., in the Condor Room.  (661.242.3788)
•Meditation, 12 p.m., Jizo Peace Center (818.834.5925).

Every Sunday
•Pine Mtn. Christian Community Church service, 10 a.m., and live streamed at www.pmccc.org (661.242.1025)


First Wednesday
•Salvation Army Commodities, 9 a.m., Frazier Mtn. Park Community Center (805.727.6808)
•Ukulele Jam, 4 p.m., Frazier Park Library, FP.
•ETUSD School Board 6:30 p.m., 3149 San Carlos Trail, FP (661.248.6247)

First Thursday
•LOW Mutual Water Co. meeting is at 6 p.m., 3534 Mt. Pinos Way, FP.

•Poetry Night, 6 p.m., at Adventure Ink Bookstore (16225 Askin Drive, PMC).

First Friday
•Open Mic Night, 6 p.m. at La Sierra Mexican restaurant (3500 Mt. Pinos Way, FP).

Second Monday
•FMHS Booster Club meets at 7 p.m., online via Zoom.

Second Tuesday
•Gorman Elementary School Board 3:30 p.m. at the school
•Lebec County Water District board meets 6 p.m., online via Zoom.

Second Thursday
•Frazier Park Public Utility District board meeting 6 p.m., online via Zoom.

Third Tuesday
•South Kern Cemetery District board meeting 5:30 p.m. Arvin Library, Arvin
•Piñon Pines Water Board 6 p.m. Piñon Pines Community Building, 1001 Coldwater Drive.

Third Wednesday
•El Tejon PTSO meeting 2:30 p.m., in the Staff lounge, Frazier Park Elementary School, FP (626.391.6380)
•Shelter on the Hill Board, Tejon Ranch Natural Resource Bldg. 6 p.m. (661.245.5021) Members & guests

Third Saturday
•Men’s Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Pine Mtn Christian Community Church Activity Center, Pine Mountain Village

Fourth Tuesday
•Piñon Pines HOA, 6:30 p.m., firehouse in Piñon Pines.

Last Monday of the month
•Krista Mutual Water Co. board meeting 1 p.m., 3534 Mt. Pinos Way, FP and online via Zoom.

Is Your Event Missing? Call 661-245-3794
or email Calendar@MountainEnterprise.com

This is part of the May 6, 2022 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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