Rome Grange Community Breakfast

05/04/2014 - 06/01/2014 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at The Rome Grange
2821 Mt. Baker Hwy

Rome Grange hosts a Community Breakfast–the first Sunday of the Month (September through June).  The cost is $5 for adults/$2 for kids, ages 6-10/free for kids ages 5-and-under.

The fastest service is between 11am and 1pm.  For more details, call 739-9605.



Blaine Senior Center Springtime High Tea

05/04/2014 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Blaine Senior Center
763 G St.

Enjoy tea, delicious treats, music by Mt. Baker Toppers, prizes and silent auction.  Have handsome gents wait on you while you visit with your friends.

Individual tickets are available for $18 and will be available sale March 11th.

Buy a table of 6 to choose and reserve your space. Other seating is first come first serve (not reserved).  We need silent auction donations for the tea. New items, services, baskets and more!

Help support the Blaine Senior Center!

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State Parks offers ‘free days!’

05/11/2014 - 11/11/2014 - All Day at

Visit one of our beautiful state parks for free this weekend! Washington State Parks announces Sunday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan. 20 are the first of 12 “free days” in 2014 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park.

The “free days” are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on state-managed recreation lands managed by Washington State Parks, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Department of Natural Resources. The 2014 State Parks free days are as follows:

• January 19 and 20 – in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
• March 19 – Washington State Parks birthday
• April 19 – A spring Saturday “free day”
• April 22 – Earth Day
• May 11 – A spring Sunday “free day”
• June 7 and 8 – National Trails Day and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Free Fishing Weekend
• June 14 – National Get Outdoors Day
• August 25 – National Park Service birthday
• September 27 – National Public Lands Day
• November 11 – Veterans Day

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

05/17/2014 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Maritime Heritage Park
500 W. Holly Street

If you see hundreds of men walking through downtown Bellingham in high heels, don’t be surprised: it’s the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Men’s March!

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Miles for Smiles 5k Fun Run/Walk

05/31/2014 - 9:00 am at Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Rd

The Miles for Smiles 5k Fun Run/Walk is Saturday, May 17th at Lynden High School. The proceeds from this fun run/walk benefit Lynden High School student athletes who cannot afford the “pay-to-play” fee. Hosted by Lynden High School’s National Honor Society.




Allied Arts 2014 Juried Artist Series

06/01/2014 - 12/31/2014 - 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:

June 6-28:  Love of Land featuring Mary Morton, Ann Chaikin, Joy Olney, and Honore Kirk.
July 4-26: Cascade Clay Artists
August 1-30: Wing & Petal featuring Jackie Watson, Mira Kamada, Wade Marlow, and     Kristen Gilje
September 5-27:  It Figures featuring Victor Flores, Amanda Timmins, Richard Bulman,   Frank Frazee, and Helen Dorn
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.


Handbags for Housing for Lydia Place

06/05/2014 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Depot Market Square
1100 Railroad Ave

Our 2nd annual ladies (and men’s) night out includes a eclectic fashion show featuring over ten local stores and boutiques, a live handbag auction, bag bazaar and raffle. Enjoy delicious cocktails, beer and wine paired with  mouth watering hors d’oeuvres. This exciting and unique fundraising event comes once a year.

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