Bellingham Public Library

The Bellingham Public Library is so much more than a place to check out books! We have other events all the time for all ages… even adults!


Ferndale Community Meal

The Ferndale Community Meal is held twice each month normally* on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Residents of The Greater Ferndale Community gather for a free meal. Everyone is invited to come and share stories over food.

We meet at the United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. Ferndale, WA to enjoy the meal prepared by volunteers.

Donations are always accepted but never required. Join us and get to know your neighbors.

To volunteer or for more information:
Coordinator: Joanne Flores
Email: or call (360) 384-1422.
For monthly meal date and menu information call (360) 714-9029


Birch Bay Activity Center

Check out everything the Birch Bay Activity Center has to offer!

Youth For Understanding USA

Are you interested in hosting a high school foreign exchange student? YFU is one of the oldest and largest high school intercultural exchange programs in the world.

Click here for more information on hosting a student!


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