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. 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. 2

6:30 p.m. — Grief Share classes will be held weekly Monday nights at the New Beginnings Church, 821 West L St., Los Banos. The 13-week class began Aug. 28 and 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 info call Jan-ette Boyd (209) 675-3634 or visit:

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. 13

6 p.m. — Retirement celebration for Los Banos PAL Officer, Noah Jones at Seventh St. ballpark.

Oct. 21

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

Noon — 4 p.m. Non-Scary Halloween Carnival. Free event. Sensory safe family event for autism and special needs community. 1155 I St., Los Banos. Costumes optional.

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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