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‘August: Osage County’ at BTG

04/22/2016 - 05/08/2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Bellingham Theatre Guild
1600 H Street

The Bellingham Theatre Guild is proud to present “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts, directed by Marla Bronstein. This Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, widely considered to be one of the most important works of the 21 Century, runs April 22nd to May 8th at at the BTG. (Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details).

Show times are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, with 2:00 pm matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors 62+ and students. Ticketing is available online or 1:00 to 6:00 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays at the Guild Box Office.

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Improvathon at The Upfront

04/29/2016 - 04/30/2016 - All Day at The Upfront Theatre
1208 Bay Street

The Improvathon is back and better than ever! Improvisers from The Upfront Theatre will perform 27 straight hours of improv on stage starting Friday, April 29th at 8pm and ending 27 hours later, Saturday April 30th at 11pm with a new show starts nearly every hour, including The Upfront’s most popular formats.

Local non-profits will also be participating by trying to log as many hours in the audience as possible for their organization. There are prizes this year for the top three non-profits.

Improvathon tickets are available online for the opening and closing performances, as well as “Hardcore” and “VIP” passes.  Shows from midnight to 6pm on Saturday only cost $5 and will be available only at the door throughout the event, based on availability.  Individual shows are $5 or $12 depending on the hour, the “Stay as Long as You Can” pass is $20, a “HARDCORE” pass is $50, and “VIP” pass is $75.

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Apple Blossom & Honey Bee Festival

04/30/2016 - All Day at BelleWood Acres
6140 Guide Meridian Rd.,

It’s an all-day benefit for the bees on Saturday, April 30th at Bellewood Acres! The Apple Blossom & Honey Bee Festival includes a 5K run, seminars & demos, a ‘Queen of the Sun’ movie screening, a Pearl Django concert, family photos and more! (There is a cover charge for some events)

Register for the 5K at online@bellewoodfarms.com. Your $20 entry benefits WSU Bee Research.

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Community Pancake Breakfast

04/30/2016 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am at Lynden Community/ Senior Center
401 Grover St

Fundraiser breakfast serving pancakes (blueberry or regular) or French Toast, with blueberry sauce, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Open to the public, all ages. Prepared and served by volunteers to benefit senior programs and services at the Lynden Senior/Community Center. $5 for adults, $3 for children.

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Birchwood Garden Club’s 24th Annual Plant Sale

04/30/2016 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

Birchwood Garden Club’s 24th Annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday, April 30th from 9am-12pm in the lower level conference room of The Bellingham Central Library. Annuals, perennials, indoor plants and veggie starts, pots, books and choice selections from members gardens will be available at the sale. Come early for best selection! Proceeds from the sale benefit numerous community organizations including maintenance of The Whatcom Museum and Bellingham Public Library gardens along with donations of gardening literature for both adults and children.

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Everson Garden Club Plant Sale

04/30/2016 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Everson Elementary School
216 Everson Goshen Road

The Everson Garden Club Plant Sale is Saturday, April 30th from 9am-1pm on the Everson Elementary School lawn. The Club will offer lots of colorful perennials, (unusual as well as the old stand-bys), natives, shrubs and small trees at well-below retail prices. All of their plants thrive in Whatcom County. Vendors will offer veggie starts, specialty plants and crafts. Directions from Bellingham: Take Sunset east, left on Hannegan Road, right on Pole Road. The school is on the left as you enter Everson. For information contact Linda Burpee, 592-5456.

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Burlington Soroptimist Shredding Event

04/30/2016 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Burlington Les Schwab
903 S Burlington Blvd

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day

04/30/2016 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Whatcom YMCA
1256 N. State St.

A community event to educate local kids and families on how to stay healthy this summer! The YMCA will be providing fun, interactive stations including rock climbing, summer camp information, swimming, and demo classes like family Zumba and Judo. Many community organizations will be there as well to provide educational stations like PSE, The Bellingham Fire Department, Aquatic Invasive Species, the Library and more! It is going to be a HUGE block party of fun! ALL FREE

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True Blue & Silver Auction for Squalicum High

04/30/2016 - 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm at Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian St

Join Squalicum High School parents and friends for a night of ‘True Blue & Silver fun’ at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club! The SQHS Auction Dinner and Dance is the PTSA’s largest fundraiser of the year! Proceeds directly benefit all the students at Squalicum High School in the areas of academics, athletics, music and activities/clubs.

Tickets are $50 and available thru the PTSA. Email sqhsauction@gmail.com for more information!

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April Brews Day

04/30/2016 - 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm at Depot Market Square
1100 Railroad Ave

April Brews Day is Saturday, April 30th at Depot Market Square in downtown Bellingham. Enjoy tastings from 55 local and regional breweries including Kulshan, Chuckanut, Boundary Bay, Wander, and Aslan.  Sample local food trucks.  Enjoy live music!  Click here for tickets.

Proceeds benefit the Max Higbee Center…providing recreational programs for teens and adults with developmental disabilities.

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