06/25/2015 - 08/27/2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Elizabeth Park
Walnut and Elizabeth
For ten Thursdays this summer Elizabeth Park in the Columbia Neighborhood will be filled with happy patrons, enjoying amazing music. These free concerts are sponsored by The Eldridge Society, in partnership with Bellingham Parks and Recreation, from 6-8pm every Thursday from June 27 through August 27, neighbors and friends will enjoy all kinds of music. Food will be available for purchase, and picnickers are encouraged to recycle and compost. Donations to enable The Eldridge Society to continue to pay the performers will be gratefully accepted at the concerts. The 2015 concert lineup includes:
6/25 The Offshoots Rock/dance
7/2 D’vas and Dudes Country, folk, bluegrass
7//9 Joyride Rock/dance
7/16 Kuungana African dance music
7/23 Rattletrap Ruckus Crooked waltzes and ragtime stomps
7/30 bandZandt East County’s favorite dance band
8/6 Nuages Gypsy jazz/swing dance
8/13 Bellingham Dixieland All Stars Dixieland
8/20 Happy Valley Sluggers Cajun
8/27 The Atlantics Rock, soul, rhythm & blues
06/28/2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Civic Field
1355 Civic Field Way
Get the kids hooked on the Vacationland RV Bellingham KIDS Traverse, a fun relay race that celebrates the journey of wild salmon. 6 – 12 year olds form SOLO (Chinook), TANDEM (Coho), or RELAY TEAMS (Chum) to run, bike and compete on an obstacle course through Bellingham’s Civic Field. The course is comprised of a 1 mi. Run, 1.5 mi. Mountain Bike, .5 Obstacle Course, .25 Team TREK = Total 3.25 mi.
Top 3 finishers in each age group get awards and all finishers get a KIDS Traverse medal and Mallard ice cream. The KIDS Traverse supports the Stewardship and Education Programs of Recreation Northwest.
07/01/2015 - 07/29/2015 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Downtown Bellingham
1300 Bay Street
The Downtown Bellingham Partnership has announced their lineup for the 2015 Downtown Sounds Outdoor Summer Concert Series:
July 1– Third World with Yogoman
July 8– Acorn Project with McTuff
July 15– Polecat with The New Triumph
July 22– Ayron Jones and the Way with Scott Pemberton Trio
July 29– Five Alarm Funk with Baby Cakes
Along with the music, Downtown Sounds includes food vendors, a kids corner, and a beer garden for attendees that are 21+.
08/08/2015 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at Fairhaven Village Green
Tenth St. and Mill Ave.
The 16th Annual Miles for Memories 5k Walk/Run is Saturday, August 8 from 8:00am – 12:00pm at Fairhaven Village Green. This year’s theme is ‘Whatcom Stampede’, so show up dressed in your best Western gear!
Registration opens at 8am, festivities begin at 8:30, and the race gun will go off at 9am.
Families, teams, and dogs are all welcome to participate to raise Alzheimer’s awareness in our community.
08/20/2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian St
Whatcom Humane Society’s Putts Fore Pets Golf Tournament is Thursday, August 20th at Bellingham Golf & Country Club. Driving Range opens at 12:00, Shotgun Start 1:00. The tournament includes a Hole in One Contest and great raffles and prizes, plus a buffet dinner following the tournament. 4 person team-$500 registration
08/23/2015 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Lake Padden Park
4882 Samish Way
Calling all Super Dogs! Bring your Super Human Friends for a dash around Lake Padden to help benefit the Whatcom Humane Society. On your BARK, get set…GO! Form a team or run/walk solo.
Competitors: Top Dog prizes awarded to the top finishers in the men’s, women’s, over 60 and kids divisions. Non-Competitors: Enjoy a jog or walk around the lake.
Everyone gets a Swag bag!
• Individual: $25
• Team: 3-5 members $75, 6-10 members $125, 11-20 members $175
• No cost for the dog and will receive a superhero bandana.
• Superhero costumes encouraged.
08/23/2015 - 10:30 am - 3:00 pm at Lake Padden Park
4882 Samish Way
Northwest Washington’s biggest & best festival for dogs and their human friends. The Whatcom Humane Society’s ‘Dog Days of Summer’ is a free family and canine friendly event!
• Dog interactive games & activities throughout the park
• Contests for dogs with fabulous prizes
• Dog demonstrations, entertainment for the whole family
• Pet themed booths for all day shopping and education
• Animal caricaturist by donation, Dog Days of Summer t-shirts available for purchase to have your pet’s picture drawn on.
• Vegetarian food court, something yummy for everyone
• Visit the Whatcom Humane Society booth for shelter & adoption information
For more information visit www.whatcomhumane.org or call Dana Browne @ 733-2080 x3014