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Brooke Howard, Reporter

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The Bakersfield College Student Government Association has positions open for senator and is encouraging students to apply. Any student who would like to serve on their governing body, voice student opinions and host campus events is encouraged to apply to be an SGA Senator. For application visit:


Apocalypse Halloween Truck Festival will be held 5-10:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Bakersfield Speedway off Chester Ave. Interactive activities such as live zombies, throwing plasma balls, rides with professional drivers, jeep crawls and more. Fees are $20 for adults and $10 for children. For more information call (661) 322-5200


Boo-at-the-Zoo coming to CALM and will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25-26th. Guests of all ages are welcome and are encouraged to wear costumes. Children 12 and under are free with paying adult. There will be trick-or-treating, decorations, bounce houses and refreshments. For more information call (661) 872-2256 or visit


Bakersfield 5K Zombie River Run will be held 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Sam Lynn Ball Park off Chester Ave. The cost to run is $55 for adults and $35 for children. For more information call (661) 731-3327.


13th Annual Bakersfield College Fundraising Tennis Dinner at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 inside the BC Cafeteria. The get-together will start at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Tickets for dinner cost $40 and raffle and drink tickets will be sold with all proceeds going directly back to the Bakersfield College Tennis Foundation.


Safe Halloween at the Kern County Museum 5-9 p.m. on Oct. 30 and 31 where children 3-12 can trick-or-treat, enjoy the carnival, bounce houses, slides and pumpkin mazes! There will be a best costume contest open to all ages. Admission is $10 for all. For more info call (661) 852-5020.


Murray Family Farms October Fun Fest: Events will be held Monday to Friday noon – 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Oct. 31 at the Murray’s Family Farm 6700 General Beale Road. General admission costs $8 and includes pumpkin patch, giant corn maze, hay rides, animal garden, duck races, jumping pillow and more. For more information call (661) 330-0100.


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