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Paws & Claws Expo

07/27/2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Bloedel Donovan Community Center
2214 Electric Avenue

The 6th annual Paws and Claws Expo from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy a day of games, demos, entertainment and available refreshments! Visit the wonderful doggies the Alternative Humane Society has for adoption and learn about the process! Pets on leash are more than welcomed, and it’s FREE to attend!

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Family Fun Days at Joe Martin Field

07/27/2014 - 2:00 pm - 6:15 pm at Joe Martin Field
1220 Civic Field Way

Family Fun Days, brought to you by Industrial CU’s Family Pass and the Bellingham Bells. June 22nd, June 29th, and July 27th at Joe Martin Field. Gates open at 2pm for face painting, bouncy house, other activities, and the baseball game starts at 3:05pm. Regular ticket prices apply. Follow Family Pass on Facebook for your chance to win FREE tickets all summer long!



Agape Home Walk & 5K

08/02/2014 - All Day at Lake Padden Park
4882 Samish Way

The 4th annual Susan Sutton Agape Walk and 5k is Saturday, August 2nd at Lake Padden Park in Bellingham. Named after Susan Sutton, a former Lighthouse Mission employee of 27 years, the proceeds of the run will go to support the Agape Home of Lighthouse Mission Ministries which houses women and their children in need.

Registration for the event comes with a t-shirt, refreshments after the race, and a chance to win prizes donated my local businesses such as Fairhaven Runners & Walkers, Bellewood Acres, Goat Mountain Pizza, The Woods Coffee, and Otion: The Soap Bar. Register online!


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16th Annual Senior Day in the Park

08/06/2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Hovander Homestead Park
5299 Nielsen Rd

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WHS Dog Days of Summer

08/24/2014 - 10:30 am - 3:00 pm at Lake Padden Park
4882 Samish Way

Whatcom Humane Society‘s Annual Dog Days of Summer is Northwest Washington’s biggest & best festival for dogs and their human friends.

Activities include:
• 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
• Vegetarian food court, something yummy for everyone
• Visit the Whatcom Humane Society booth for shelter & adoption information

For more information visit or call Dana Browne @ 733-2080 x3014

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State Parks offers ‘free days!’

08/25/2014 - 11/11/2014 - All Day

Washington State Parks has announced the list of ‘free days’ for 2014. The “free days” are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on state-managed recreation lands managed by Washington State Parks, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Department of Natural Resources. The remaining 2014 State Parks free days include:

• August 25th            National Park Service birthday
• September 27th     National Public Lands Day
• November 11th      Veterans Day

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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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