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Bellingham Public Library

04/11/2014 - 04/10/2016 - 12:00 am at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

The Bellingham Public Library is so much more than a place to check out books! We have other events all the time for all ages… even adults!

Click here for a schedule and more information, visit www.bellinghampubliclibrary.org

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Ferndale Community Meal

01/10/2015 - 12/31/2015 - All Day at United Church of Ferndale
2034 Washington St.

The Ferndale Community Meal is held twice each month normally* on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Residents of The Greater Ferndale Community gather for a free meal. Everyone is invited to come and share stories over food.

We meet at the United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. Ferndale, WA to enjoy the meal prepared by volunteers.

Donations are always accepted but never required. Join us and get to know your neighbors.

To volunteer or for more information:
Coordinator: Joanne Flores
Email:  fcm.ferndale@gmail.com or call (360) 384-1422.
For monthly meal date and menu information call (360) 714-9029

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Birch Bay Activity Center

02/03/2015 - 02/03/2016 - All Day at Blaine-Birch Park & Recreation District 2
7511 Gemini Street

Check out everything the Birch Bay Activity Center has to offer!

http://nwparkandrec.org/contactus.html

Youth For Understanding USA

03/10/2015 - 03/10/2016 - All Day

Are you interested in hosting a high school foreign exchange student? YFU is one of the oldest and largest high school intercultural exchange programs in the world.

Click here for more information on hosting a student!

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Free Baby Weigh Day

04/03/2015 - 12/18/2015 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at London Health Center
2376 Main Street Suite 3

London Health Center and Breasts R Best Lactation Services are hosting a Free Baby Weigh Day EVERY FRIDAY from 1-3 pm at London Health Center in Ferndale. It’s a great opportunity for new moms (and dads and supportive others) in Whatcom County to have their questions answered by a nurse/certified lactation consultant experienced in maternal/infant care and breastfeeding. No appointment necessary. Please check www.breastsrbest.com or call London Health Center for changes to schedule.

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Whatcom Museum events

04/15/2015 - 04/15/2016 - All Day at Whatcom Museum
121 Prospect Ave

Click here for a list of events at Whatcom Museum!

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Elizabeth Park Concert Series

07/30/2015 - 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 remaining 2015 concert lineup includes:

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

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The Opportunity Council presents Golf FORE Good!

08/07/2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Shuksan Golf Course
1500 E Axton Rd

Golf FORE! Good tournament, at Shuksan Golf Course, Friday, August 7, 2015
4-person scramble  9:00 am shotgun start

Join us for a fun tournament and a great cause: helping local kids.

Your day on the course helps children with developmental delays, physical disabilities and provides school readiness programs for disadvantaged students. Golfers win — and kids win.

Sign up today.

Sponsors and raffle donors sign up here!

Team Registration – Pay by Check/Phone

Team Registration – Pay Online

Single Golfer – $125  Foursome – $500
Single Golfer – $110  Foursome $440 with early bird discount for registrations received by June 30:

Your team registration covers green fees, golf cart, access to the driving range, putting contest, player gift, breakfast, hole-in-one contest, awards dinner, raffle prize ticket, drink cart ticket. Prizes awarded for top foursome scores, men and women; longest drives, closest to pin, men and women.

Schedule of Events:

7:30 am — Royal Valet check-in
  • Don’t miss an opportunity to buy string (mulligans) and buy raffle tickets for the major prizes*
  • Breakfast treats served by Kelly’s O’Deli
  • Driving Range will be open
8:30 am —Welcome, golf rules and information — golfers get in carts and head out on course
9:00 am —Shotgun Start

  • Have fun out on the course
  • Putting Contest, plus Longest Drive, Closest to Pin and Hole-in-One Contests.
  • Lunch provided on the turn
3:00 pm (approx)  Awards Banquet — team score announcements, prizes
Three ways to win:
  1. Team and individual awards will be announced when everyone has been served.
  2. Check your ticket at the raffle table to see if you won one of over 50 prizes. (All golfers receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes from local restaurants, stores and more.)
  3. Buy additional “Big Raffle” tickets to win the major prizes

Directions to Shuksan Golf Course:

From I-5 Northbound:
Take exit #255. Turn right on Sunset, left onto Hannegan, right on Axton, and you’re there.

From north county, I-5 Southbound:

Take exit #262. Turn left on Axton, go eight (8) miles and you’re ready to tee off.

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16th Annual Miles For Memories 5k Walk/Run

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.

Online Registration:
Individual Registration
Family Registration (up to 4 registrants)
Team Regsitration (up to 10 registrants at a time)

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Putts Fore Pets Golf Tournament

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

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Doggie Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk

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.

Register on line at www.whatcomhumane.org or for more information call Dana Browne at 733-2080 x 3014 or email events@whatcomhumane.org

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FREE Days at State Parks

08/25/2015 - 11/11/2015 - All Day

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 www.discoverpass.wa.gov. 

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