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Northwest Adoption Exchange

04/09/2014 - 12/31/2014 - All Day at

Washington State is facing a critical shortage of licensed foster and adoptive parents.
Nearly 10,000 children are in the state’s foster care system, with nearly 1,400 of these children immediately available for adoption. On average, children adopted from foster care spend two years in the system before finding permanent homes. A child, 12 years or older, at time of entry into the foster care system has a 2 percent chance of being adopted.

If you are interested in learning more about the adoption process and speaking with a trained adoption specialist, please visit www.adoptwashingtonkids.org for more information.

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Bellingham Public Library

04/11/2014 - 04/10/2015 - 12:00 am at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

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!

Click here for a schedule and more information, visit www.bellinghampubliclibrary.org

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Heritage Flight Museum

05/17/2014 - 05/17/2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Heritage Flight Museum
15053 Crosswind Dr

Want to see our aircraft in action?! Smell the smells, hear the sounds?! Then be sure to visit us on the 3rd Saturday of every month between noon and 4pm!

We do this every month, year round and the only thing that stops us from flying is the weather! Sure Mother Nature can make it challenging, but we usually are lucky and our pilots do their utmost to get some flights out. It’s not unusual either to see other warbirds from around the region at one of our fly-days – some come from other collections, and others are privately owned and operated by warbird enthusiasts. We thank them for their support and hope that you enjoy the variety of aircraft on display!

We try to put out an array of flights, one demo every hour. From a single-ship fighter to a formation of T-6′s, there’s always something to see. We work with the air traffic controllers to make sure that we don’t disrupt the other air traffic at Bellingham and that we’re conducting our flights safely. Our pilots are careful to observe all the rules of the FAA and airport, and do their best to comply with the airport’s voluntary Good Neighbor Policy.

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.

So come on out and pay us a visit!

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Farmers Market Fun!

06/07/2014 - 12/20/2014 - 12:00 am at

Anacortes Farmers Market:  Every Saturday through October, 9am-2pm, Depot Arts Center, 611 R Avenue in Anacortes.

Bellingham Farmers Market:  Every Saturday through December 20th, 10am-3pm, Depot Market Square, 1000 Railroad Avenue in Bellingham.

Mount Vernon Farmers Market:  Every Saturday through October 18th, 9am-2pm, corner of Cleveland and Snoqualmie in Mount Vernon.

Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market:  Every Wednesday, 3pm-7pm, Hammer Heritage Park, corner of Ferry and Metcalf Streets in Sedro-Woolley.

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WHS Pet Loss Support Group

06/19/2014 - 12/18/2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

WHS Pet Loss Support Group- A safe, supportive place where pet owners can share stories about their pet and work through their grief with others who have suffered a similar loss. There is no charge for this group, no reservations needed, and you are free to attend as often as necessary throughout your grief process. This program provides supportive help for those who have been touched by the loss of a pet, are anticipating the death of a pet, dealing the difficult decision of euthanasia, have suffered from a lost or stolen pet, or are wondering when/if you are ready for another pet.

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:00-7:30 pm in the multipurpose room at the Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226. Email outreach@whatcomhumane.org with questions.

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Allied Arts 2014 Juried Artist Series

10/03/2014 - 12/20/2014 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Allied Arts of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Ave

The Allied Arts Gallery’s goal is to provide a professional space for local established and emerging artists to show and sell their work and sustain the arts in our community. The 2014 Juried Artists Series is as follows:

October 3rd -31: Of Fish & Feathers featuring Ann Marie Cooper, Vikki Jackson, Christina Boyd, and Gary Armstrong
November 7– 29: Places & Things featuring Ron Pattern, Andrew Johnson, Jim Dixon and Tim Alexander
December 5– 20:  Abstraction featuring Yvette Neumann, Katherine Payge, Craig             Dunstan-McGrail and Eileen Reardanz

Gallery Hours: Monday thru Friday 10a.m. to 5p.m., Saturday noon to 5p.m.

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Mask Making at the Library

10/08/2014 - 10/25/2014 - 12:00 am at

Younger children can make a mask at one of our local libraries during October:

October 8th: Mask-Making at the Blaine Library- 3:15-4:15pm – Hear a story and make a mask. Appropriate for grades K-5. 610 3rd Street, Blaine. FREE

October 11th: Mask-Making at the Deming Library -10:30-11:30am- Hear a story and make a mask!  Appropriate for ages 4-11 years. 5044 Mt. Baker Highway, Deming. FREE

October 15th: Mask-Making at the Sumas Library- 3:15-4:15pm- Hear a story and make a mask. Appropriate for grades K-5. 451 2nd Street, Sumas. FREE

October 18th: Mask-Making at the South Whatcom Library -10:30-11:30am-Hear a story and make a mask! This program will be held in the YMCA Multipurpose Room. 8 Barn View Ct, Sudden Valley, Gate 2, Bellingham. FREE

October 23rd: Mask-Making at the North Fork Library- 3:45-4:45pm- Hear a story and make a mask. Appropriate for grades K-5. 7506 Kendall Road, Maple Falls. FREE

October 25th: Mask-Making at the Lynden Library- 10:30-11:30am- Hear a story and make a mask.Appropriate for grades K-5. 216 4th Street, Lynden. FREE

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Warm Hugs for Winter

10/09/2014 - 11/20/2014 - All Day at Labor Ready
1530 Birchwood Ave. Suite B

Warm Hugs for Winter is accepting socks, gloves, underwear, sweaters, jackets, hats, ear muffs and blankets for the homeless in our community.

Donations will be accepted until November 20. You can drop off your donations off at Labor Ready on 1530 Birchwood Ave. Suite B in Bellingham.

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Concrete Ghost Walk

10/11/2014 - 10/25/2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Concrete Theatre
45920 Main Street

Enjoy the annual Concrete Ghost Walk three Saturdays in October: 11th, 18th, & 25th from 6-7:30pm. The walk is NOT meant for young children! Ages 13+ only. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of Concrete and surrounding areas. Peek into the past, hear stories of ghosts and legends told by local residents. Dress for the weather if attending the walk. Tour begins at Concrete Theatre. $10 admission. Advanced reservations required.

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2014/15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season

10/16/2014 - 05/05/2015 - All Day at Regal Barkley Village 16
3050 Cinema Drive

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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