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KERN LINKS

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This page is dedicated to web sites related to Kern County. If there is a website suggestion that you would like to see listed, please send the link for review to the Kern County Genealogical Society email address at kerngen@aol.com using the subject title Kern Links. If the link would be better listed under a new category from those that already exist, please send the suggested category listing also.

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JULY EVENTS 2014
 


       July 01
 --  Reach for the Stars Crusade, 4 p.m. daily, kid’s club, bounce houses, train rides Tuesday, dance competition, live DJ Wednesday, water slides, paddle boats, fireworks giveaway, food, live music Thursday, Salvation Park, 429 Beardsley Ave. Free. 348-1002.
       July 02  -- First Wednesday, guitarist Bunky Spurling, 10 to 11 a.m., Bakersfield Museum of Art, 1930 R St. $5; $4 seniors; free for members. 323-7219. 
       
July 03  --  Concerts by the Fountain, Thee Majestic, 7 to 9 p.m. The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave. 
       July 04  --  Silver City Ghost Town Lantern Tour & Ghost Hunt, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Silver City Ghost Town, 3829 Lake Isabella Blvd., Bodfish. $12; children must be accompanied by an adult. 760-379-5146. 
       July 05  --  Just for Kids, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave. $7; $5 students with ID, seniors; $4, children 6-18; free for members and children 5 and under. 324-6350.
       July 05  --  Laf-A-Lot annual Barbecue Fundraiser & USO Dance, barbecue 6:30 p.m., dancing 7 to 10 p.m., Kern City Town Hall, 1003 Pebble Beach. $10 barbecue, $10 dancing nonmembers, $5 members. 324-2231.
       July 08  --  KUZZ Listener Show: Leah Turner, 7:30 p.m., Buck Owen's Crystal Palace, 2800 Buck Owens Blvd. Free. 328-7560.
       July 09-12  -- Friends of the Kern County Library Used Book Sale, for members, 3 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday ($10; $15 per family); public sale, 11a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (half-price day), Beale Memorial Library, 701 Truxtun Ave. 868-0796.
       July 10  --  Concerts by the Fountain, Nightlife Band, 7 to 9 p.m. The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave.       
       July
12  -- Yokuts Park Fun Run, practice racing and earn points, 7 a.m., Yokuts Park, Empire Drive off Truxtun Avenue. Free. 203-4196 or 391-7080.
 
      July 17  -- Historical Lantern Tour, spooky nighttime walk showcasing the Pioneer sections, 7 p.m., Historic Union Cemetery, 730 Potomac Ave. Free. Space limited to 25 people. 324-9648.
       
July 17  --  Concerts by the Fountain, Fat Daddy Blues Band, 7 to 9 p.m. The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave.
       July 18  --CPR/Infant CPR Course, for parents, grandparents and/or caregivers of infants and up to age 5, 8 a.m. to 1p.m., McMurtrey Aquatic Center, 1325 Q St. Free. 852- 7430.    
       July 18  -- KidsFest, more than 100 booths, activities for children, bounce houses, entertainment, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kern County Museum, 3801 Chester Ave. $5, children 3 and under are free. Tickets at The Bakersfield Californian, 1707 Eye St., or Kern County Museum.
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18  -- Tehachapi Mountain Brew & Grill Fest, beer sampling, dinner, live music, vendors, 4 to 8 p.m., Benz Visco Youth Sports & Cultural Center, 20537 Tehachapi Willow Springs Road, Tehachapi. $45. eventbrite.com or tehachapibrew.com.
       July 18  -- VFW Post #97 Military Memorabilia & Swmp Meet, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., VFW Post #97, 5350 S. Union Ave. 50 cents. 444-8453.
       July 19  --  “Dust Bowl Memories” Video, featuring 1990 interviews of people who lived at the Arvin federal migrant camp near Lamont/Arvin, 11:30 a.m., Beale Library, Tejon Room, 701 Truxtun Ave. Free. 868-0770.
       July 24  --  Concerts by the Fountain, Mike Montano Band, 7 to 9 p.m. The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave.
       July 25-27  -- 2014 Philippine Weekend, Friday: pork adobo cook-off, Saturday and Sunday: grand parade (Saturday only), barrio fiesta, basketball tournament, cultural entertainment, live performances, dance and singing contest, bingo, most events take place at Cecil Park, 17th Avenue, Delano. Free. 679-9698.
       July 31  --  Concerts by the Fountain, Therese & The Sweetness, 7 to 9 p.m. The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave.

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KERN COUNTY

       
Kern County, CA ♦ Official County Web Site
       Kern County, California USGenWeb Project Page
       Kern County Library    
          Kern County Fairgrounds
          Kern County Quickfacts from the US Census Bureau
          Kern County, California Wikipedia Facts
          Kern County in 1,879 Photographs

MUSEUMS
          Air Force Flight Test Center Museum (Edwards AFB)
       Bakersfield Museum of Art
       Boron 20 Mule Team Museum
       Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

       CALM - California Living Museum
       Insect Lore Bugseum
       Kern County Museum  
          Kern County Wildlife and Natural History
       Kern Valley Museum
        Frazier Park Museum
        Maturango Museum

        Minter Field Air Museum
        Naval Museum of Armament and Technology (China Lake NAS)
        Tehachapi Museum
        West Kern Oil Museum

HISTORICAL
           First Women of Kern County
           Fort Tejon Historical Association
           Frazier Park Historical Society
       Historic Bakersfield & Kern Co.

        Historic Kern County
           History of Kern County, CA
        Kern County Historical Society 
           Kern County Veterans Registry

CEMETERIES
       Bakersfield National Cemetery
          Cemeteries of Kern County
       Historic Union Cemetery
       Kern County California Cemeteries Project
       Kern County Cemetery Records
       Taft West Side Cemetery


POINTS OF INTEREST
       Audubon Kern River Preserve
       Bakersfield Convention & Visitor's Bureau
       Bakersfield Register of Historic Places
       Buck Owen's Crystal Palace

       California Historical Landmarks in Kern County, CA
       Carrizo Plain National Monument
       Colonel Allensworth State Historical Park        
       County of Kern Parks and Recreation

       Cowboy Memorial
       Desert Empire Fairgrounds
       Fort Tejon State Historic Park
       Gaslight Melodrama
       Guild House Restaurant
       Indian Point Ostrich Ranch
       Kern County Fairgrounds
       Kern County Korean War Memorial
       
Kern National Wildlife Refuge
       Kern River Fish Hatchery
       Kern Veterans Memorial
       Murray Family Farms
       National Register of Historic Places in Kern County, CA
       Panorama Vista Preserve
       Rabobank Arena & Convention Center
          Ranchos of Kern County, CA
       Red Rock Canyon State Park
       Ridge Route
       Tehachapi Loop
       Tule Elk State National Reserve
           U.S. Borax Visitor's Center
       Wind Wolve Preserve

VETERANS    
          Beale Memorial Library Veterans Resource Center
          Armed Services & Veterans Research Group
          Easy access to other web sites of interest to Veterans  

MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
          Bakersfield Magazine
          BakersfieldLife Magazine
          Bakersfield Wellness Magazine
       Bakersfield Californian Newspaper

          Delano Record Newspaper
       Frazier Park Mountain Enterprise Newspaper
       Lake Isabella Kern Valley Sun Newspaper
       Mojave Desert News Newspaper
       Ridgecrest Daily Independent Newspaper
       Ridgecrest The News Review Newspaper
       Rosamond News Newspaper
       Shafter Press Newspaper
       Taft Independent Newspaper
       
Taft Midway Driller Newspaper
       Tehachapi News Newspaper 
         
TELEVISION
            ABC / KERO Ch23
            Azteca America / KZKC
            CBS / KBAK Ch29
            CW / KWFB
            FOX / KBFX Ch58
            MYTV / KUVI Ch45
            NBC / KGET Ch17
            Telemundo / KKEY
            Univision Unimas / KABE
            Valley PBS / KVPT
        
 Valley PBS / Create
         
Valley PBS / V-me
         
Kern Government Television / KGOV


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