To have your non-profit event listed in Whistle Stop, send the date, time, location, and type of event

by email to at least two weeks before the event. Please, no PDFs or


Registration now through Sept. 30 for Fall Youth Volleyball (Ages 7-14). Register at Los Banos Community Center or

Registration Sept. 11 through Nov. 10 for Jr. Warriors Winter Basketball. Register at Los Banos Community Center or

Registering now and year-round: Beyond Essentials Yoga (Adults), Aikido (Ages 5+ and Adults), Turn up

with Sara (Ages 16+), Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad. Register at

government/departments/recreation/ For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at or phone: 209-827-7034 ex. 10 or 11.

Sept. 13

6 – 7 p.m. Sunrise Ranch Park Design Community Meeting at Community Center to discuss construction of a future park.

Sept. 16

8 – 11:30 a.m. Los Banos Rotary Pancake Breakfast at Miller & Lux Building, 830 Sixth St., Los Banos. Tickets available at the door to help benefit Sober Grad Night.

8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Central California Blood Drive at the Downtown Street Faire.

8:30 a.m.—3 p.m. Fall Street Faire Los Banos hosted by Los Banos Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 209-826-2495 or email

4 p.m. – OLF Alumni Mass for Class of 1973 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 7th St. Basketball Courts Ribbon Cutting Event at 7th St. and Pacheco Blvd. 3-point contest, prizes and giveaways. Free to attend.


6:30 p.m. — Grief Share classes will be held weekly on Monday nights at New Beginnings Church, 821 W “L” street, Los Banos.  Whether you have lost someone recently or years ago, this 13-week series which began Aug. 28 will help you through the grieving process. Even if you are unable to attend every week, you are still welcome to come whenever you can.  For more details contact Jan-ette Boyd (209) 675-3634 or visit:

Sept. 19

9 to 10:30 a.m. — Women’s Bible Study called, “How to Read Your Bible” located at New Beginnings Church, located at 821 West L Street (across from the DMV) in Los Banos.

Sept. 20

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Bingo to End Alzheimer’s at Valley Spring Memory Care, 555 Miller Lane in Los Banos. RSVP 209-710-4783.

Sept. 21 

6 – 9 p.m. Los Banos Downtown Association Farm to Table at Henry Miller Plaza, 600 H St.

Sept. 23

6:30 p.m. – 15th Annual Our Lady of Fatima’s Parents Club’s Octoberfest celebration at OLF School, 1625 Center Ave., Los Banos. Beer garden with tasting booths and sausage buffet. For tickets go to:

Sept. 29

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Salute to Seniors Event at Los Banos Community Center sponsored by LB Parks & Rec.

Sept. 30

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Field, Fire, Fork BBQ Showdown at Los Banos Fairgrounds. Call 951- 634-9019 for more information.

Oct. 1

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Fall Festival at Charleston Elementary School, 18463 Charleston Road, Los Banos.

1 to 4 p.m. – Wellness Free Clinic at Complete Body Wellness, 638 K St., Los Banos. More info call (209) 210-2116.

Oct. 5

7 p.m – Songwriters Under The Stars concert at the Bird Ranch at San Luis Creek. More info call (209) 489-3682.

Oct. 7

9 a.m. to noon – Volunteer Day at Ranchwood Park, 515 Stonewood Drive, Los Banos.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fun Fest at Henry Miller Plaza. 50+ vendors, live bands, food and kid’s zone.

6 p.m. to midnight – Moonlight in New York, Memorial Hospital fundraiser at Los Banos Fairgrounds. For more information call 209-826-0591, ext. 50316

Oct. 12

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Small Business Expo 2023 at the Los Banos Community Center. More info (209) 826-2495.

Oct. 21

8 – 9 a.m. Volunteer Day at Rail Trail and Extensions.

Oct. 27

5 p.m. – 2nd Annual Los Banos Chamber of Commerce Trunk or Treat event in Downtown Los Banos on Sixth St. Halloween and trunk contest. Movie to follow. More info (209) 826-2495.

Dec. 2

6 p.m. – Annual Los Banos Chamber of Commerce Downtown Christmas Parade on Sixth Street. Awards and lighting of the Christmas Tree to follow at the Henry Miller Plaza. More info (209) 826-2495.

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