Whatcom Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Whatcom County including Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden and beyond.

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Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

 

For ages 3 – 5 with an adult

Two session: 10:15 – 10:45 and 11:00 – 11:30 am

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Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 26 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am

Stories, songs, finger plays, movement and a simple craft. For ages three to five years, with an adult partner present.

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Little Bodies Big Hearts Storytime @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Bodies Big Hearts Storytime @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States

For ages 2-6, 30 minutes. Explores feelings and emotions through story and song, developing social and emotional awareness critical for success in school.

 

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Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Stories, songs, finger plays, movement and a simple craft. For ages three to five years, with an adult partner present.

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Time for Tales @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Join us for engaging stories, songs and a fun craft! For ages four to eight with families welcome.

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Chair Tai Chi @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Chair Tai Chi uses all of the concepts and flowing choreographed movements of standing Tai Chi except it is performed in a seated position. Chair Tai Chi is a good mind body exercise for people of all ages. It is often called “Meditation in Motion” because it connects the mind and the body to achieve health and well-being. Chair Chi, as it is often called, is an excellent exercise for people who may have concerns about balance and want to improve their stability. For some, these concerns arise after a fall and worry that it might happen again. For others, arthritis or other physical issues prevent standing and moving for lengths of time. Chair Chi is perfect for people who live in small places but want to do a daily exercise. In this session, the presenter will teach the participants a set of movements that can be done at home. Take-home materials will be provided. For more information, contact Jenni at jjohnson@cob.org or 360-778-7217.

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PreK Combo Dance Class @ ABCDance
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PreK Combo Dance Class @ ABCDance | Bellingham | Washington | United States

PreK Combo Class is a weekly class for students age 3-4. Class is designed to give your young dancer a head start in the discipline of dance. PreK Combo class is split in to two halves. The first half of class is focused on the basic techniques of Ballet, Jazz and Creative Movement, while the second half focuses on Rhythm and Tap.

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Live Music in the Piano Lounge @ Jansen Art Center
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Live Music in the Piano Lounge  @ Jansen Art Center  | Lynden | Washington | United States

Join us every Thursday night for Live Music in the Piano Lounge from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Support local artists while enjoying something delicious from the Firehall Cafe’s new menu. Kulshan Brewing on tap along with a variety of wines and appetizers.

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Live at the Piano Lounge April 26: Anissa @ Jansen Art Center
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday nights, the J invites you to enjoy free live music in the piano lounge from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Firehall Cafe at the J offers their full menu of food and beverages until 9:00 p.m. Curated by local musician Victor Pruner, the Live Music in the Piano Lounge series is designed to bring a variety of local musicians to engage the community.

APRIL 26: Anissa

Anissa has been singing professionally worldwide since a young age. Each of her performances moves her audiences with her beautiful, soulful voice. She celebrated the release of her newest album, Tied, in November. Tied is Anissa’s first album featuring all original music. It showcases her versatility as a singer in the R&B, Pop and Singer-Songwriter genres.

Anissa has performed both on national television and has toured with the Indonesian President, winning awards for her performances such as the Star of Radio and Television (a national competition in Indonesia).

Anissa will be joined by Erik Snyder (piano) for this performance.

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Exotic Terranes of the Pacific Northwest @ Olympic College Poulsbo - Room 105
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The basement bedrock of the Pacific Northwest – often overlooked – is full of amazing stories and ongoing research full of debate and drama. What do the San Juan Islands, the Stuart Range, Mt. Si, and Hells Canyon have in common? They are all made of exotic terrane material that has oceanic origins long ago. Learn how new geologic techniques are helping support the idea that much of Washington’s oldest bedrock was created in the Pacific Ocean, added to Mexico, and then sent more than 1,000 miles to Washington!

Presenter: Nick Zentner

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Brewers Dodging Balls @ Boundary Bay Brewery
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm

School everyone at Four Square and Tetherball and then test your skills at making the Brewers Dodge the ball. Presale tickets for Rooted Generosity’s second Dodgeball Tournament on May 19 will go on sale at this event at a discounted rate.

21+ | Doors at 7:00 p.m. | Dodgeball Movie showing at 8:00 p.m.

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House Concert with Misty Flowers @ Chuckanut Center
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
House Concert with Misty Flowers @ Chuckanut Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Misty Flowers is a timeless, passionate performer blending jazz, folk and blues elements into her own unique style. Her smokey sweet voice and hypnotic guitar style reflects her ability to face life honestly and take only the best from all of her encounters.

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Open Mic Night with Jesse @ Boscoe's
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm

Open Mic Night with Jesse every Thursday. Come sing, tell jokes, read poetry, whatever you desire!!

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Apr
27
Fri
Bellingham Senior Activity Center Plant Sale @ Bellingham Senior Activity Center
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for The Bellingham Senior Activity Center’s annual plant sale on Friday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Purchase beautiful selections from local nurseries, house plants, garden decor and tools, and home grown plants from BSAC gardeners. We will gladly accept donations on April 25 and April 26.

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Baby Storytime @ WCLS Lynden Library
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Baby Storytime @ WCLS Lynden Library | Lynden | Washington | United States

For ages 0-18 months, 60 minutes. A time to wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that plant the seeds for a love of stories. Playtime included. Older siblings welcome!

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Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Browse a wide selection of great reads at the Friends of the Deming Library spring book sale. Hundreds of titles to choose from. Stock your bookshelves and support the Friends of the Deming Library. Pick up some yummy treats from community bakers while supplies last. Open during the week for self-service during library hours.

 

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Ferndale Stories and Play @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Ferndale Stories and Play @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes and songs that engage preschool children’s developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with a variety of activities and materials. For ages 3-5, 60 minutes.

 

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Sensory Storytime @ WCLS Blaine Library
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Sensory Storytime @ WCLS Blaine Library | Blaine | Washington | United States

Designed specifically for children ages 3-7 with sensory integration challenges, Sensory Storytime builds traditional storytime elements into a predictable routine, followed by free play with developmentally appropriate toys. Open to all, but registration is required and space is limited. Email inquiries to sensory@wcls.org.

 

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Teen Anime Club @ WCLS Lynden Library
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @ WCLS Lynden Library | Lynden | Washington | United States

Calling all Teen anime enthusiasts! Join us every month to watch and talk about anime with other anime fans. There are also anime related activities and Japanese snacks. We watch anime that is PG-14 or under. Open to grades 6-12.

 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Gala & Auction @ Event Center at the Silver Reef
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Gala & Auction @ Event Center at the Silver Reef | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County for our most elegant event of the year. This black-tie affair features a surf and turf dinner, live and silent auctions, and impact stories from our supporters, staff and club kids. All proceeds directly benefit our four Whatcom County Clubhouses.

$150 per person before April 1. $160 after April 1.

This event is 21+

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Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle @ Center for Mindful Use
Apr 27 @ 5:55 pm
Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle @ Center for Mindful Use | Bellingham | Massachusetts | United States

Every Friday, we gather in the Forum de Freedom at CMU at 5:55 p.m. for some good ole’ community time and a two-hour Drum Circle.

Some drums will be provided, but if you have your own — bring em! Feel free to bring other percussion instruments as well. No experience necessary.

And bring your friends! Drop-in’s welcome. Please arrive on time as outside doors may be locked shortly after the event starts.

This event is free and open to all. Love donations appreciated.

About the Teacher

Walking Spirit, Elizabeth Grace is an Intuitive Energy Worker and Wellness Advocate specializing in Whole; Mind, Body and Spiritual Wellness. Elizabeth harnesses daily the healing power of drumming, dance, mindful meditation, nature therapy, essential oils and Feng Shui, and is committed to applying these practices in her life daily as well as empowering others to find their own wellness rhythms. Elizabeth is a certified Matrix Energetics practitioner, and is also triple certified in Claircognizance, Clairsentience and Clairvoyance, all of which assist her with her energy healing work, and communication with spirit. You can find more information on scheduling an energy healing session with Walking Spirit, Elizabeth Grace by visiting her Facebook page.

Please check www.mindfuluse.org for last-minute schedule changes.
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Unless otherwise noted, events sponsored by the Center for Mindful Use are “Canna-friendly,” that is that our instructors neither encourage nor discourage cannabis use, but encourage guests to show up as they are. Please note that the use of cannabis while on CMU property is not currently permitted.

The Forum is located in the Center for Mindful Use behind Satori Cannabis Boutique, about a block NW of the Bham Farmer’s Market. Please use CMU’s separate side entrance located on Cornwall Avenue. Just over The Rainbow Bridge.

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Free Bass Night @ Boscoe's
Apr 27 @ 9:00 pm

DJ Cauliflowa and Nori pumping out the bass!

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