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Ballet Bellingham Presents: The Wizard of Oz

06/11/2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Mount Baker Theatre
104 N Commercial St

See Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion come to life in an original ballet performance of The Wizard of Oz featuring the dancers of Ballet Bellingham.

Join Dorothy on her journey from her small Kansas farm to the Emerald City, where the friends and foes she encounters along the way teach her that quick wits, compassion, and courage—and just a touch of magic—are inside us all. This two-act ballet, with original choreography by Ballet Bellingham Artistic Director Jessica Crook, will be a treat for viewers of all ages. Ballet Bellingham students as young as three years old perform as adorable munchkins making this one show you will not want to miss!

Tickets are $15 and are available at the Mount Baker Theatre box office, by phone at (360) 734-6080, and online at www.mountbakertheatre.com

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‘Anything Goes’ at BTG

06/15/2016 - 6:30 pm at Bellingham Theatre Guild
1600 H Street

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Trivia Night for Skagit Fisheries

06/16/2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at North Sound Brewery
17406 State Route 536

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Skagit Animials in Need Tack Sale

06/18/2016 - 06/19/2016 - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at Sedro-Woolley Rodeo Grounds
24538 Polte Road

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Sofia Milstead Memorial Run

06/18/2016 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Rd

The Sofia Milstead Memorial Run is Saturday, June 18th at Lynden High School. Sofia Milstead was a 2015 graduate of Lynden High School who passed away in a car accident on July 30, 2015. While at Lynden, Sofia played soccer, ran track and was a basketball cheerleader. She was also active in the Lynden FFA, ASB and Young Life. Sofia was known for her competitive drive, loyal nature and beautiful smile. She was full of life and made friends everywhere she went. It is the goal of the Sofia Milstead Foundation to establish a legacy in Sofia’s name that will help young people achieve their goals. All proceeds from the run will go to help provide annual LHS and young life scholarships in her name.

Registration pick up at 8am.  The 10k starts at 9am ($35 adult, $25 youth), the 5k run/walk starts at 9:15am ($25 adult, $15 youth). Registration includes race shirt! Post race awards and raffle begin at 11am. Online registration can be found at active.com, search ‘The Sofia Milstead Memorial Run.’

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Family Activity Day: A Circus of Color

06/18/2016 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher
250 Flora Street

Celebrate summer by making colorific art in vivid hues at the Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher Building! Revel in lively juggling and hula-hoop fun while circus performers, Della and Wren, perform and teach circus act skills between 12:30 – 3pm. Experience the amazing Colorfast exhibition as well. $3 General/Museum members free.

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Best of BAAY!

06/18/2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Majestic
1027 N Forest St.

Mark your calendars for big fun on Saturday, June 18th, when Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth presents the “Best of BAAY!” — a celebration of ten years of great children’s theater! Part birthday party, part fundraiser, part farewell and send-off, this family friendly event will feature food, beer, wine, and cider for sale, some fun fund-raising activities, and, most importantly, one-time-only encore performances of some of BAAY’s best-loved numbers from a decade of memorable shows. The evening will include a tribute and fond farewell to David Post, BAAY’s founder and executive director, who will be handing over the reins to a new generation of leadership this summer. Additionally, the program will acknowledge the ongoing contributions of choreographer Lisa Markowitz, music director Steve Barnes, and the dedicated support staff who make up the terrific team at BAAY.

Doors open at 5:00 PM, show from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at The Majestic in downtown Bellingham. Suggested donation at the door. Proceeds from beer and wine sales, activities, and any free-will donations go to support the BAAY Scholarship Fund, program development, and facilities improvements.

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Father’s Day Car Show

06/19/2016 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at BelleWood Acres
6140 Guide Meridian Rd.,

Give dad the day he deserves full of awesome cars, great food, and rockin’ music!

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WHS Sunset Cruise

06/20/2016 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at San Juan Cruises
355 Harris Ave #104

All Aboard! Join the Whatcom Humane Society on for a sunset cruise on Bellingham Bay aboard the Victoria Star. Get your tickets for the two hour cruise HERE. Your ticket includes appetizers, wine, and beer. For more information on this sunset cruise, call 733-2080 x 3014
Space is limited!

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Elizabeth Park Concert Series

06/23/2016 - 08/25/2016 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Elizabeth Park
Walnut and Elizabeth

For ten Thursdays this summer Elizabeth Park in Bellingham will be filled amazing live and local music. These family friendly and FREE concerts are sponsored by The Eldridge Society, in partnership with Bellingham Parks and Recreation. Join your neighbors from 6-8pm every Thursday from June 23rd through August 25th.

Food will be available for purchase, and picnickers are encouraged to recycle and compost. Alcohol is not permitted in the park. Donations will be gratefully accepted at the concerts.

The exciting lineup this year includes:

June 23rd–Midnight Legend (Rock ‘n Roll)

June 30th–CC Adams Band featuring Mary Ellen Lykins (Tasty Rock & Cookin’ Blues)

July 7th–Scary Monster and The Super Creeps (David Bowie Tribute Band)

July 14th–Flattery (Celtic infused songs)

July 21st–The Sweet Dominiques (Summer Sounds)

July 28th–Swing Connection Featuring Cheryl Hodge (Big Band)

August 4th–bandZandt (East County’s Favorite Rock Band)

August 11th–Sonja Lee Band (Blues)

August 18th–Out of the Ashes (Mixed Rock)

August 25th–Naughty Blokes (American Rock Band)

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