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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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Heritage Flight Museum

05/17/2014 - 05/17/2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Heritage Flight Museum
15053 Crosswind Dr

Want to see our aircraft in action?! Smell the smells, hear the sounds?! Then be sure to visit us on the 3rd Saturday of every month between noon and 4pm!

We do this every month, year round and the only thing that stops us from flying is the weather! Sure Mother Nature can make it challenging, but we usually are lucky and our pilots do their utmost to get some flights out. It’s not unusual either to see other warbirds from around the region at one of our fly-days – some come from other collections, and others are privately owned and operated by warbird enthusiasts. We thank them for their support and hope that you enjoy the variety of aircraft on display!

We try to put out an array of flights, one demo every hour. From a single-ship fighter to a formation of T-6′s, there’s always something to see. We work with the air traffic controllers to make sure that we don’t disrupt the other air traffic at Bellingham and that we’re conducting our flights safely. Our pilots are careful to observe all the rules of the FAA and airport, and do their best to comply with the airport’s voluntary Good Neighbor Policy.

Our aircraft may be ‘vintage’ but given their rare and precious status, rest assured that they are meticulously maintained and carefully flown. Our pilots have thousands of flight hours between them and more experience in these aircraft than most. We love our aircraft, the history that they represent, and we relish the opportunity to share our passion with our visitors.

So come on out and pay us a visit!

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2014/15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season

10/16/2014 - 05/05/2015 - All Day at Regal Barkley Village 16
3050 Cinema Drive

Fathom Events and the Royal Opera House partner again to present the 2014/2015 Royal Ballet Cinema Season offering five specially curated titles from October through May, four of which will be captured live from London shown at Barkley Village Regal Cinemas. 

Show dates & times:

“Manon” –  October 16 at 12:55 p.m.

“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” – December 16 at 7:00 p.m.

“The Winter’s Tale” – February 17 at TBD

“Swan Lake” – March 19 at TBD

“La Fille Mal Gardee” – May 5 at TBD

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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

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Birchwood Garden Club

02/04/2015 - 05/06/2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room
121 Prospect Street

February 4 – A garden in winter can be a spectacular experience with a little bit of planning. To guide us through the process, Kathy Veterane of Tapestry Garden will set the stage for a dramatic winter garden.

March 4 – Speaker: George Berkompas. Bonsai represents the quintessential garden expression. Its practitioners must master the challenges of plant selection, environmental limitations, pruning prowess, diligent maintenance and patience.

Bonsai gardening is ideal for people on the move to either to smaller accommodations or those still evolving in their accommodations (i.e. apartment dwellers). Indoor and outdoor bonsai alternatives exist.

George Berkompas, a Bonsai master from Whatcom/Skagit Bonsai Society, will
layout the foundations in Bonsai.

April 1 – Summer Bulbs and Perennials – Diane Gaine Van Noort

May 6 – Rain Gardens – Janaki Kilgore

www.birchwoodgardenclub.org
Information: 360-778-8930

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Ski to Sea Registration

02/11/2015 - 05/01/2015 - All Day

Registration for the annual Ski to Sea Race from Mount Baker to Bellingham, WA has officially opened for 2014. The Ski to Sea Race is held on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. This year’s event is scheduled for May 24, 2015.

The Ski to Sea Race is a 93.5 mile relay race comprised of teams of eight individuals, competing in seven popular local sports including downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, running, canoeing, road bike, mountain bike and sea kayaking.

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Fairhaven Toy Garden Spring Family Activities

03/10/2015 - 04/08/2015 - All Day at Fairhaven Toy Garden
1147 11th St

Click here for a calendar of Fairhaven Toy Garden’s spring family activities!

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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WeSNiP’s NOT Your Average Garage Sale

03/27/2015 - 04/05/2015 - All Day at WeSNip Garage Sale
1920 Main St. Suite 1

The WeSNiP Spring Garage Sale Fundraiser is March 27, 28, 29, and April 3, 4, 5.   This gigantic sale of donated items will cover more than 6,000 sq. ft. at their new Ferndale location just 5 minutes north of Bellingham. Artwork. Furniture. Housewares. Decor. Linens. Kids stuff,  Man Cave & tons more!  Fridays and Saturdays 9am-4pm;  Sundays 10am-2pm. For and more details visit www.WeSNiP.org and check the “Events” page or call 360-398-8262.

WeSNiP (Whatcom Education Spay & Neuter Impact Program) is in its 6th year providing free and low-cost spay and neuter services and support to Whatcom County.  This non-profit organization works with underserved communities who might not otherwise be able to afford these surgeries.

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54th Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Annual Show

03/28/2015 - 03/29/2015 - All Day at Bloedel Donovan Community Center
2214 Electric Avenue

54th Annual Rock & Gem Show; Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club, Bloedel Donovan Community Center; 2214 Electric Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission is Free; Show includes gold panning and lapidary demonstrations, fluorescent show, rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, club sales and dealers. Also door prizes, scholarship raffle, silent auction, exhibits, food service, special activities for kids, and more; contact Tracy Jackson, (360) 366-0576; e-mail: tracyljackson@comcast.net; Web site: www.mtbakerrockclub.org

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Hot Dogz & Kool Catz Relay for Life fundraisers

03/30/2015 - 04/04/2015 - All Day at Buffalo Wild Wings
6 Bellis Fair Parkway

On March 30 at Buffalo Wild Wings, for every purchase in which guests bring in a ticket, 10% of their total price goes towards Relay for Life, and gets us that much closer to finding the cure! If you would like a ticket to take in, please send us a message and we can get one to you!

On April 4, let the fur fly!!! Our first groom for the cure event is officially scheduled!!! Give us a call here at Hot Dogz (360)312-9101 to set up your appointment!! All proceeds go to Relay for Life!

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FREE Days at State Parks

04/04/2015 - 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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Whatcom County Dahlia Society Tuber Sale

04/04/2015 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Bloedel-Donovan Park
2214 Electric Ave

WCDS 2015 Sale Flyer

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Fairhaven Toy Garden Spring Scavenger Hunt

04/07/2015 - 04/08/2015 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at Fairhaven Toy Garden
1147 11th St

Take part in a Spring Treasure Hunt throughout the Fairhaven business district–a great spring-break event for families!

At Fairhaven Toy Garden, pick up your clue sheet and then wander the historical district while solving clues and collecting stamps from participating merchants. Once all the stamps are collected, return to the Toy Garden for a small prize and to enter the raffle with prizes donated from Fairhaven merchants.

*Once participants leave Fairhaven Toy Garden equipped for the hunt, they’ll be on their own, so appropriate adult or parent supervision is required at all times for children

For details, connect to Fairhaven Toy Garden, which is the annual sponsor of the event, through the link below, or call 360-714-8552.

– See more at: http://www.fairhaven.com/events/detail/6950/#sthash.NTZNdidN.dpuf

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Walk MS – Bellingham

04/11/2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Zuanich Point Park
2600 S. Harbor Loop

Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other—a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we’ve made and to show the power of our connections.

When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to nearly 15,000 people living with MS in our community. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts. Find out more about the people affected by MS in your community by reading about our Champs Program where we recognize and honor individuals who are living with MS.

Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today!

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Anacortes Spring Wine Festival

04/11/2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm at Port Warehouse Events Center
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The Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 30 wineries to Fidalgo Island for decadent wine tasting, food matching, live music, art, shopping and blooming tulip fields. Festival attendees mark down the finishes that entice them to buy a bottle or case at discounted prices only available at the Spring Wine Festival. While at the festival, attendees not only get to taste some of the best wines in the Pacific Northwest, they will be indulged with local restaurants tasty delights. General Admission tickets are $40 in advance, designated drivers are $20. ‘Day of’ tickets are $45 and designated drivers are $20. Tickets include tasting glass, unlimited tasting and bites from area restaurants.

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2015 Schmooze Fair

04/16/2015 - 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Van Zyverden’s Bulb Warehouse
12035 Higgins Airport Way

Location: Van Zyverden’s Bulb Warehouse, 12035 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington, WA 98233

Details:

Don’t miss the best business to businesses networking opportunity in Skagit County with over 1,000 people in attendance!  Tickets are only $20 each and include an evening of great food and entertainment!  For more information, call or visit us online!  April 16th, 4pm-8:30pm.  Call (360) 336-6114 for more info.

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Kiwanis Club of Bellingham Theatre Night and Auction

04/16/2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Bellingham Theatre Guild
1600 H Street

The Kiwanis Club of Bellingham is presenting its annual Theatre Night and Auction on Thursday, April 16th. This all takes place at the Bellingham Theatre Guild at 1600 H Street in Bellingham. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and price of admission is $20 per person or 2 for $36.00. There will be a silent auction preceding the event. Funds raised by this event will benefit our community with particular emphasis on youth and children’s programs.

The play this year is “The Foreigner”, described as a charming and outrageously funny comedy about the magic of kindness with a hilarious climax and heart-warming ending. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling in 360-714-8156 in advance.

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