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Color Me 5K

05/30/2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Rd

Support Lynden Tennis Teams- proudly hosted by Lynden Tennis Boosters-in the Color Me 5K! Plan to wear white and run thru color 4 times along the course! Finish the run completely colored in a special non toxic, biodegradable corn starch. Join in the fun of the ‘color explosion’ at the end of the race. Race entries include sunglasses, a wrist band and a color packet to throw at the color explosion at the end.

The Color Me 5K is Saturday May 30th-9am staggered start. Register online at


Bridge of Aloha Festival

05/30/2015 - 10:00 am - 9:00 pm at Ferndale Events Center
5715 Barrett Road

Hawaiian music and Polynesian dance, arts and crafts vendor booths, cultural workshops and Hawaiian food will be part of the annual Bridge of Aloha Festival from 10am-9pm at the Ferndale Events Center. Entry to the fun-filled festival is $10-$12; kids 8 and under are free!


Veterans’ Benefit Event

05/30/2015 - 10:00 am at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

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 for more information.

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Whatcom Day Academy Golf Tournament

05/30/2015 - All Day at North Bellingham Golf Course
205 W Smith Rd

Round up some golf buddies for the 2nd Annual Whatcom Day Academy Benefit Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 30th at North Bellingham Golf Course. Registration and pre-game fun starts at 11:30am, with a 1:30pm shotgun start.

18 four-person teams – open to all. $100 per golfer (includes 18 holes of golf, power cart, dinner and plenty of fun for everyone). Space is limited so sign up early! Registration deadline is Friday, May 15th or until all the spots are filled.


Little Shop of Horrors presented by BAAY Repertory Theatre

06/04/2015 - 06/19/2015 - All Day at BAAY Theatre
1059 N. State Street

BAAY Repertory Theatre (ages 13 to 15) presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’

This will be a top-notch show, pushing the envelope for young peoples’ theatre! Edited for audiences of all ages.

Staff: David Post, director/musical director, Lisa Markowitz, choreographer.

• Fri 5/8/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/9/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/10/15 at 2pm 
• Fri 5/15/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/16/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/17/15 at 2pm 
• Fri 5/22/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/23/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/24/15 at 2pm 
• Fri 5/29/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/30/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/31/15 at 2pm


Handbags for Housing

06/04/2015 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Depot Market Square
1100 Railroad Ave

The 3rd Annual Handbags for Housing Ladies’ Night to benefit Lydia Place is June 4th at Depot Market Square!  Bring a handbag from your closet and upcycle to something better!  Enjoy hors d’eouvres, wine, and cocktails.

Click here for tickets.

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FREE Days at State Parks

06/06/2015 - 11/11/2015 - All Day at

Visit Washington state parks for free on specific days in 2015! The Discover Pass is not required to visit state parks on free days.

The 2015 State Parks free days are as follows:

January 1 – (Thursday) New Year’s Day and State Parks’ First Day Hikes Day
January 18 and 19 – (Sunday and Monday) Martin Luther King Jr. Day
March 19 – (Thursday) Washington State Parks’ 102nd birthday
April 4 – (Saturday) A springtime free Saturday
April 22 – (Wednesday) Earth Day
May 10 – (Sunday) A springtime free Sunday
June 6 – (Saturday) National Trails Day
June 13 – (Saturday) National Get Outdoors Day
August 25 – (Tuesday) National Park Service 99th birthday
September 26 – (Saturday) National Public Lands Day
November 11 – (Wednesday) Veterans Day

More information about the Discover Pass is at 

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San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour

06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at

The San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour is a free self-guided tour from 10am-5pm on June 6th & 7th. Hundreds of people attend this free event every year!

With a mixture of prints, paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry, photography, sculpture, and fiber, the professional artists open their doors and welcome the public to see where art is created and explain their processes. This is a chance to purchase art at the source, often before the art is shown in national art shows and galleries. Visitors will gain a greater knowledge and clearer understanding of both the artist and their media.  The tour is a free event of art, guest musicians, lovely gardens, and a raffle for art at each studio. Maps and brochures are available at and at many businesses in Friday Harbor.

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Lynden Farmer’s Day Parade

06/06/2015 - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm at

The annual, traditional salute to Lynden’s agricultural industry with a procession of trucks, tractors, antique cars, animals mixed with traditional floats, bands and a variety of children’s entries!

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‘Music Moves Me’ Fundraiser

06/06/2015 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at Boundary Bay Brewery
1107 Railroad Ave

Music Moves Me is an all age’s fundraiser and instrument drive at Boundary Bay Brewery on Saturday, June 6th. The day includes entertainment from local bands Black Beast Revival, The Naughty Blokes and Sweet Invicta.  Admission is $5 (13 and under free) or free admission with a donated musical instrument that can be used by a young music student in Bellingham Public Schools! All funds collected will go toward providing additional instructors for 6th grade band classes at the beginning of the school year, fostering student progress on their new instruments. This fund will honor longtime Bellingham-based musician Ray Downey.

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