The Bakersfield Cactus and Succulent Society

The Bakersfield Cactus & Succulent Society meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office at 1300 17th St, Bakersfield. A "social half-hour" begins at 6:30 PM and the real meeting starts at 7:00 PM. Everyone is welcome! This MAP might help you find the place.

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NEXT MEETING: December 10, 2019
Desserts and Deserts
Yummy desserts, Silent Auction and a short talk by Maynard Moe

We have a new meeting place this month! We are able to use a meeting room in the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office at 1300 17th St, Bakersfield.

Since this is a new place for us, we will not be having our Winter Potluck. Please come and enjoy tasty desserts and other finger food and a talk about Maynard Moe's adventures. Bring family as well.

Room 1B
• open to us from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
• parking lot is recommended for use
• entrance gate open until 7 pm and exit opens when cars approach for exiting 
• direct access to the building
• Handicap accessible 
• also some parking around building 
• Access to the building is from the parking side.
• There are entrances to the breezeway on  L Street and K Street if approaching from Street.

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December 10th BCSS Meeting: Short Talk by Maynard & Silent Auction

Succulent Garden Work Day: To Be Announced

Things you may want to bring: hand weeding tools, knee-pad, bottled water, maybe a bucket, gloves and be prepared to get dirty, especially if the soil is wet.

Cal State Garden

Garden Work (Weeding) Days: In the past our workdays have been held on a Sunday from 9AM-Noon. This has always had the best turnout compared to other days. However, I would like your input on when you might be able to come and help. Please email me with suggestions at:

Stephen Cooley

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See some pictures from our 2014 Show and Sale!

Comments? Questions? email: thecactuspatch
Come Join The Crowd! Do you have a couple of friends who are interested in Cacti and Succulents? Give them a gentle nudge in the direction of one of our meetings. They'll thank you for it later!