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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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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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Eagle Watching in Skagit County

12/01/2014 - 01/31/2015 - All Day at

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

01/08/2015 - 02/05/2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth St

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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Ferndale Community Meal

01/10/2015 - 12/31/2015 - All Day at United Church of Ferndale
2034 Washington St.

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:  fcm.ferndale@gmail.com or call (360) 384-1422.
For monthly meal date and menu information call (360) 714-9029

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Call For Artists: RARE-Recycled Arts Resource Expo

01/24/2015 - 03/05/2015 - All Day at Allied Arts of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Ave

Each spring Bellingham is home to a half dozen creative reuse events- Welding Rodeo, Trash Fashion, Recycled Art Shows, Procession of the Species, Appliance Derby and more! The RARE-Recycled Arts Resource Expo- three-day event will serve as a unifying resource that will provide a platform for the many green themed artistic endeavors in the area. In addition to a highly entertaining roster of events, RARE will host a strong program of educational workshops, speakers, panel discussions, exhibits and booths. They invite Exhibiting artists, Art booths, Performers, Presenters & Class Instructors with a passion for art from recycled materials to become a part of RARE. To participate, fill out the application at www.alliedarts.org. Applications due on Friday, March 5th, 2015, by 5pm.

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Romeo & Juliet at The Lincoln Theatre

01/30/2015 - 02/15/2015 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Lincoln Theatre
712 S 1st St

Romeo and Juliet The Musical comes to The Historic Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon January 30th- February 15th! A world premiere musical with 30+ cast and live orchestra. Set to the original words of William Shakespeare with music composed, orchestrated and conducted by music director Conrad Askland. Directed by Joe Bowen and presented by META Performing Arts. William Shakespeare’s epic tale of love and tragedy comes alive as you’ve never seen it before!

Friday, Jan 30, 7:30 pm & Saturday, Jan 31, 7:30 pm
Thursday, Feb 5, 7:30 pm, Friday, Feb 6, 7:30 pm, Saturday, Feb 7, 7:30 pm
Thursday, Feb 12, 7:30 pm, Friday, Feb 13, 7:30 pm, Saturday, Feb 14, 7:30 pm
Sunday, Feb 15, 2:00 pm

Advance reserved seating tickets: $22 1st section; $19 2nd section; $16 3rd section; $10 4th section. SPECIALS: January 31 is bargain night – all seats $10 at-the-door festival seating beginning 2 hours before curtain. Thursday, February 5 is Beer Night, included in ticket price are two tickets for beer (21 and over) or cider.

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Community Pancake Breakfast

01/31/2015 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am at Lynden Community/ Senior Center
401 Grover St

All-you-can-eat pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, scramble eggs and more will be on the menu at a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 8-10:30am at the Lynden Community Center. Entry is $3 for kids and $5 for adults. Proceeds from the breakfast benefit senior programs.

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VA Benefits Meeting

01/31/2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Blaine Senior Center
763 G St.

Did you serve in the US Armed Forces?  VA Health Care qualifies under the Affordable Care Act.  You can get help enrolling in VA Health Care at this FREE Benefits event.  You can also find out how you can get a DD214 (Military Discharge Papers).  This event is provided by the Whatcom County Veteran Navigator Program.  Contact veterannavigator@gmail.com for more information.

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