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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
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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. Price includes greens fee, cart, and Salmon BBQ after the tournament is complete. There are prizes for closest-to-pin, longest drive, special hole-in-one prizes, as well as prizes for the top 3 teams.

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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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Downtown Bellingham Wine Walk

05/08/2015 - All Day

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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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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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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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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Little Shop of Horrors presented by BAAY Repertory Theatre

06/04/2015 - 06/19/2015 - All Day at BAAY Theatre
1059 N. State Street

BAAY Repertory Theatre (ages 13 to 15) presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’

This will be a top-notch show, pushing the envelope for young peoples’ theatre! Edited for audiences of all ages.

Staff: David Post, director/musical director, Lisa Markowitz, choreographer.

Schedule
• Fri 5/8/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/9/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/10/15 at 2pm 
• Fri 5/15/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/16/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/17/15 at 2pm 
• Fri 5/22/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/23/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/24/15 at 2pm 
• Fri 5/29/15 at 7pm 
• Sat 5/30/15 at 2pm and 7pm 
• Sun 5/31/15 at 2pm

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San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour

06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Elizabeth Park Concert Series

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

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Bellingham KIDS Traverse

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.

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