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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!

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Heritage Flight Museum

Our aircraft may be ‘vintage’ but given their rare and precious status, rest assured that they are meticulously maintained and carefully flown. Our pilots have thousands of flight hours between them and more experience in these aircraft than most. We love our aircraft, the history that they represent, and we relish the opportunity to share our passion with our visitors.

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2014/15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season

Fathom Events and the Royal Opera House partner again to present the 2014/2015 Royal Ballet Cinema Season offering five specially curated titles from October through May, four of which will be captured live from London shown at Barkley Village Regal Cinemas. 

Show dates & times:

“Manon” –  October 16 at 12:55 p.m.

“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” – December 16 at 7:00 p.m.

“The Winter’s Tale” – February 17 at TBD

“Swan Lake” – March 19 at TBD

“La Fille Mal Gardee” – May 5 at TBD

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Eagle Watching in Skagit County

Mt. Baker Ranger District volunteers are stationed at three stops along Highway 20 to provide information and to facilitate eagle viewing!

–Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center at Howard Miller Steelhead Park (52809 Rockport Park Road) in Rockport. (Weekdays through January 2nd: 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays through January 31st: 10am-4pm)

Rockport State Park (51095 Highway 20) in Rockport. (Fridays-through-Sundays through February 15th: 10am-2pm)

Marblemount Fish Hatchery (8319 Fish Hatchery Road) in Marblemount. (Daily: 8am-4:30pm)

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Raptor ID & Behavior Class

This class will fill up quickly. Register now to guarantee your spot. Cost of class is $175. Class meets at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship. Field trip location will be announced at class, as will a choice of days.

Whatcom and Skagit counties are home to many loyal Bud Anderson followers. They will travel great distances to attend his classes, and with good reason. Blending wonderful, delightful and edge of your seat stories gleaned from years of up close and personal experience with unarguably the world’s fiercest birds, an approachable teaching style that draws in the beginner birder and satisfies the seasoned, topped with a poet’s sensibilities and your favorite uncle’s wry and witty delivery, Bud Anderson does not disappoint.

His Western Washington Raptor Identification and Behavior class is attended by people who return again and again, year after year. Whatcom Land Trust is proud to sponsor this class. And we would be remiss if we didn’t let you know that it fills up quickly.

If you are wondering about the photo of Bud standing on the tarmac with a raptor andan airplane, you may be happy and pleased to know that Bud launched a visionary program at Sea-Tac Airport. The program has saved the lives of hundreds of raptors and has gained international recognition.

For more information about the Sea-Tac Airport project and Bud Anderson’s work with raptors, visit Falcon Research Group online atwww.frg.org

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