Jacobsen Middle School will host a talent show Thursday, April 10, starting at 5:30 p.m., in the JMS gym. The Bulldog Show will feature a wide variety of talent including musical performances of all kinds, dance, contortions and even a yo-yo act. Snacks and drinks will also be available for sale.
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Tehachapi High School student Kayla Trevino has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.
Blackbox Studio Productions will present an evening of four short plays, entitled "Variety is the Spice of Life." Show dates will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 24, 25 and 26, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m., at the Beekay Theatre. The featured places making up the "variety" will include:
The Kern Audubon Society, Tehachapi Chapter, will meet Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m., in the Golden Hills Elementary School Cafeteria, located at 20215 Park Road.
Poker players, ante up! Tehachapi Community Theatre is sponsoring a Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament on Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m., at the Golden West Casino, located at 1101 S. Union St., in Bakersfield. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Beekay Theatre Expansion Project. Buy-ins are $100 with a chance for two additional re-buys. Top three winners will receive cash prizes!
On Saturday, April 19, Jon Hammond will lead a field trip and workshop as part of the "Native Plants in Native Culture" series at Tehachapi Mountain Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This installment is called "Willowcraft" and participants will be taught some of the many traditional Kawaiisu Indian uses for Arroyo Willow, including hands-on lessons in making a willow mat and a willow stirring tool, and stories and folklore about Kawaiisu lifeways.
College Community Services, The Learning Center, located at 107 S. Mill St., Suite B, offers free groups and classes for people whose lives have been affected by mental illness or substance abuse and mental illness.
The Southern Sierra Amateur Radio Club (Ham Radio) will meet Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m., at 600 S. Dennison Rd. (Mountain Aire Estates). The guest speaker will be Howard Krawitz (AH6TX). Krawitz has moved from Hawaii and now lives in Bear Valley. Come hear how Ham Radio is on the island. Call 203-7005.
The downtown "First Friday" Art Walk will be held April 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. A number of downtown shops and restaurants will be open, many offering refreshments and entertainment. All are welcome to attend this free event.
Good Shepherd Preschool will host a picnic in the playground on Friday, April 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Good Shepherds Administrative team and staff invite individuals who are, were, or want to be an educator in the early childhood sector to join them and bring a picnic dinner for some good old fashion fun. All teachers and staff are invited. Drinks will be provided. R.S.V.P. by calling Sarah or Candace at 823-7740.
What happens when you take Gods Word, a gifted speaker of the Word, and 260 local supporters of Family Life Pregnancy Center? An evening of inspiration for the attendees, and renewed spirits for those who work day in and day out at the Center, to bring hope and love to those facing unplanned pregnancies.
Composting is the topic for the First Friday event to be held April 4, at the Tehachapi Community Church, 100 E. "E" St., from 5 to 8 p.m.