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Night of the Living Dead

05/08/2015 - 05/16/2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at McIntyre Hall
2501 East College Way

The Skagit Valley College Drama Department announces the Spring Quarter production, Night of the Living Dead directed by Drama Department chair, Damond Morris, in McIntyre Hall May 8th-16th.  Adapted for the stage from George Romero’s Classic Film, seven people are trapped in an isolated farmhouse, held hostage by flesh eating zombies. The play explores disaster and the sacrifices made in desperate situations. Due to scenes of graphic violence, this play is intended for mature audiences.

Showtimes: May 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30 pm; May 9, 16 @ 10 pm

Tickets: $15, Discount with SVC Student I.D.

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FREE Days at State Parks

05/10/2015 - 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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Silver City Band Dance & Social

05/15/2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Lynden Community/ Senior Center
401 Grover St

Bring the whole family to the Lynden Community Center for the Silver City Band Dance and Social on May 15th. Enjoy appetizers and punch from 6:00 – 7:00 pm with background music by the band; dancing from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

The Silver City Band plays a wide variety of music over multiple eras  for your listening and dancing pleasure. All ages welcome! Tickets are $10.00, available at the door or call 354-4501. Proceeds benefit senior programs and services at the Lynden Community Center.

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WHS Bark & Wine Yappy Hour

05/15/2015 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

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WWU Relay for Life

05/16/2015 - 05/17/2015 - 12:00 am at Western Washington University
516 High Street

American Cancer Society Relay For Life campus events serve as a powerful way for you to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer, from helping people facing the disease in your community to ensuring cancer is a thing of the past for future generations. The Relay For Life movement features campus and community events that offer an opportunity to honor the cancer survivors in your life, promote how you can reduce your cancer risk, and raise money to help find a cure. Today, with the support of thousands of student volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won’t stop until we end cancer once and for all!

More info here.

Sign up here.


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Bay View Women’s Run & Walk

05/16/2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center
10441 Bayview Edison Road

The 33rd Annual Bay View Women’s Run & Walk is Saturday, May 16th. This year the 2 mile Run & Walk, 5K and 10K Runs will start from a new venue, the Padilla Bay Interpretive Center in Bay View, WA.

All are invited to run or walk to help address domestic violence, sexual assault and women’s health issues. The event is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Burlington, Skagit Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services and The Breast Care Center. Pre Register by May 1st to order a beautiful t-shirt and or sweatshirt with artwork by LouAnn Knutzen.

Brick & Toy Fair

05/16/2015 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm at Ferndale Events Center
5715 Barrett Road


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SAY “CHEESE!” Pet Photography Class

05/16/2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

Ever wonder how people get fantastic photos of their pets? How do they get animals to sit so still and look at the camera? Learn to take amazing photos of pets from Brooke Mallory Photography at the Whatcom Humane Society.

This class is perfect for all skill levels- from the beginner looking for a place to start to the more advanced photographer wanting to perfect their animal handling skills in front of the camera! Class is FREE but registration is required. To register, call 360-733-2080 ext. 3116 or email

*Please do NOT bring animals to class!

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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


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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