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Dare to Dream Gala

04/17/2015 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Best Western Lakeway Inn
714 Lakeway Dr

The Dare to Dream Gala is an evening of inspiration to benefit Engedi Refuge Ministries: The Leading Restoration Program in the Pacific Northwest for Survivors of Human Trafficking. Dare to Dream is Friday, April 17th at the Best Western Plus Lakeway. After doors open at 6pm, the evening includes cocktail hour, a silent auction, live music from award winning classical violinist Swil Kanim, dinner, and dancing! The keynote speaker this year with be a survivor of trafficking.

Tickets: $75 per person
Purchase tickets at www.engedirefuge.com or call (360) 922-7600

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities Available.
Contact Audrey at engedi.giving@gmail.com

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American Legion Spring Bazaar

04/25/2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at American Legion Post 86
4580 Legion Dr

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Veterans’ Benefits Event

04/25/2015 - 10:00 am at Deming Library
5044 Mt. Baker Highway

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 veterannavigator@gmail.com for more information.

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12th Annual Red Raider Baseball Golf Tournament

04/26/2015 - 8:30 am - 6:00 pm at Sudden Valley Golf Course
4 Clubhouse Cir

The 12th Annual Red Raider Baseball Golf Tournament is Sunday, April 26th at Sudden Valley Golf Course. It’s a 4-man scramble style tournament that benefits the Bellingham High School Baseball Team. Cost is $300 per team.

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Ferndale Band Boosters: Trinkets and Treasures Show

05/02/2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Ferndale High School
5830 Golden Eagle Drive

The Ferndale High School Band Booster is hosting their annual Trinkets and Treasures Show at the Ferndale HS gym on May 2 from 9am to 3pm.  We are looking for vendors i.e. crafters, artists, businesses and non-profit org.  If you would like to be a vendor, please contact deannakaech@gmail.com.  If you know of anyone who would like to be a vendor, please let them know.  We would so appreciate it.  Thanks!!!

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Trinkets and Treasures Flea Market & Craft Sale

05/02/2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Ferndale High School Gym
5830 Golden Eagle Dr

The Trinkets and Treasures Flea Market & Craft Sale will feature a large garage sale, bake sale, flea market vendors, craft vendors and more. A fundraising event benefiting the FHS Marching Band & Color Guard’s uniform fund drive. The show is open to the public and admission is free!

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Downtown Bellingham Wine Walk

05/08/2015 - All Day at

This May, come to downtown Bellingham and enjoy a self-guided wine tasting tour!

How does a Wine Walk work?

Attendees will grab their maps and wristbands at the Downtown Visitors Center at 1306 Commercial St. and visit 10 participating venues, with each one hosting a different Washington winery. Sample endless wines, and at the end of the night return to the Visitors Center to purchase full bottles of your favorites!

Participating venues include:

The Bureau of Historical Investigation
Downtown Emporium
Garys’ Mens and Womens Wear
Greenhouse
Ideal – Carefully Curated Goods
Kids Northwest
LuLu wonderful things
Mi Shoes
Naked Clothing
Otion: The Soap Bar
Spruce

Tickets are $20/$25 day of, and go on sale April 3. They will be available online and at participating venues.

Cheers!

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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 outreach@whatcomhumane.org

*Please do NOT bring animals to class!

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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 veterannavigator@gmail.com for more information.

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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 www.sanjuanislandartists.com and at many businesses in Friday Harbor.

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