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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Jan
24
Thu
WWU Women’s Basketball vs. Northwest Nazarene @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Jan 24 @ 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Come support WWU Women’s Basketball as they take on NNU at Carver Gym!

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WWU Men’s Basketball vs. Alaska Fairbanks @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Come support WWU Men’s Basketball as they take on Alaska Fairbanks at Carver Gym!

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Jan
26
Sat
WWU Men’s Basketball vs. Alaska Anchorage @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come support WWU Men’s Basketball as they take on Alaska Anchorage at Carver Gym!

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Whatcom Orcas Men’s and Women’s Basketball vs. Shoreline Dolphins @ Pavilion Gym
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm

Men’s and Women’s Basketball games vs. Shoreline Dolphins. Women’s game starts at 4:00 p.m. and Men’s game starts at 6:00 p.m.

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Jan
28
Mon
Indoor Wheelchair GangBall @ Indoor Wheelchair GangBall
Jan 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Indoor Wheelchair GangBall @ Indoor Wheelchair GangBall | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Indoor Wheelchair GangBall at Bloedel Donovan Park
September – May, Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Sport Wheelchairs are provided.

Non-handicapped are welcome to play too.

Please call or text if planning to be there or have any questions.
Jeff: 360-303-2130 RSVP

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Jan
29
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am

Join us each week at Launching Success for our Preschool story time. We meet at 10:30 a.m. for some playtime and then we read a few stories together and do a fun craft. Story time last about 45 minutes. Your preschooler will love it!

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Whatcom Chef Showcase Dinner @ Evolve Chocolate + Cafe
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

We are exited to be hosting our first Chef Showcase dinner at Evolve Chocolate + Cafe in Village Books.
It’s dinner with a purpose: We will be featuring Joshua Hale, Social Media Marketing Director from ClickMonster. Joshua will walk you through how to use Instagram to build your business and create customers.

Who is invited? We are gathering together local Chefs, Restaurant Owners, and Restaurant Managers. This will be a chance to meet other members of the restaurant community and make connections!
What is included? The $60 ticket includes:

Dinner by Chef Christy Fox of Evolve Chocolate + Cafe
-3 courses featuring local ingredients and purveyors
-1 beverage included, additional beverages available for purchase
-20% gratuity included for Evolve staff

Meet and greet with other Whatcom Chefs and Restaurant Owners/Managers

Presentation from Joshua Hale, Social Media Marketing Director at ClickMonster
-Instagram Marketing: Using Instagram and Instagram stories to build community and create customers.
-30-minute presentation with time for questions and 1-on-1 assistance.
-Joshua will be available to help get you started and answer any questions you have during the dinner. Plan to bring your phone, have a business Instagram account, and be ready to start posting!

 

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Jan
31
Thu
WWU Women’s Basketball vs. Alaska Anchorage @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come support WWU Women’s Basketball as they take on UAA at Carver Gym!

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Feb
1
Fri
Standing Up for Racial Justice without Falling on Your Face @ In the Readings Gallery at Village Books
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Claire Rudolf Murphy, author of Martin and Bobby: A Journey to Justice follows the lives and final days of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy, showing how their initially wary relationship evolved from challenging and testing each other to finally “arriving in the same place” in 1968, as allies fighting poverty and racism.

Mary Cronk Farrell, author of Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII, a much-need perspective on the lives of women of color in WWII America.

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Feb
2
Sat
WWU Women’s Basketball vs. Alaska Fairbanks @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come support WWU Women’s Basketball as they take on UAF at Carver Gym!

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Feb
4
Mon
Intermediate English Conversation Class @ Bellingham Public Library
Feb 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Intermediate English Conversation Class is offered by the Whatcom Literacy Council for people who want to practice speaking English. It is facilitated by a trained volunteer who will lead the class. The class will focus on reading, writing and speaking about everyday activities, American Culture and current events. The class takes place in an open setting. The program is for intermediate levels. Contact Gloria Garcia at sgc@whatcomliteracy.org or 360-752-8679 for more information.

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Indoor Wheelchair GangBall @ Indoor Wheelchair GangBall
Feb 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Indoor Wheelchair GangBall @ Indoor Wheelchair GangBall | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Indoor Wheelchair GangBall at Bloedel Donovan Park
September – May, Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Sport Wheelchairs are provided.

Non-handicapped are welcome to play too.

Please call or text if planning to be there or have any questions.
Jeff: 360-303-2130 RSVP

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Feb
5
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am

Join us each week at Launching Success for our Preschool story time. We meet at 10:30 a.m. for some playtime and then we read a few stories together and do a fun craft. Story time last about 45 minutes. Your preschooler will love it!

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Feb
6
Wed
Managing Conflict As A Co-Parent @ Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Want skills to deal with a difficult co-parent? Feeling frustrated? Looking to improve communication with your ex? Then join us for our next Managing Conflict As A Co-Parent workshop! In this engaging and informative workshop, participants will build skills to manage emotions, be heard, communicate effectively and reduce co-parenting conflicts.

Participants will learn how to:
• Identify stresses and triggers
• Appropriately manage anger
• Effectively use a variety of conflict strategies
• Express needs in an assertive, interest-based manner
• Promote healthy communication techniques
The workshop will assist individuals to manage conflict in their lives safely and productively.

“Hearing the trainers say that a divorced family isn’t a broken family, it’s just a reorganized family was music to my ears.”
— Past Parenting Class Participant
Course Fee: $25

To register, contact 360-676-0122 or training@whatcomdrc.org. Or, register online at https://www.whatcomdrc.org/coparentingworkshop/

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Feb
7
Thu
WWU Men’s Basketball vs. Central Washington University @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come support WWU Men’s Basketball as they take on CWU at Carver Gym!

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Feb
9
Sat
UFO 101: From Sumeria to Lummi Island @ Whatcom Community College
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am
UFO 101: From Sumeria to Lummi Island @ Whatcom Community College

If UFO sightings and phenomena have ever piqued your curiosity, then this class based on historical and mythical examples is for you! With a dose of humor and inquisitiveness, instructor Matthew Thuney will cover historical and cultural contexts before moving on to a discussion of modern-day UFO activity, including the 1984 “Lummi Island UFO incident.” Join us to engage in speculation and debate about the reality of the UFO phenomenon and its possible implications for contemporary humanity.

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WWU Men’s Basketball vs. Northwest Nazarene @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come support WWU Men’s Basketball as they take on NNU at Carver Gym!

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Feb
11
Mon
Spring Sports Registrations @ Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm
Spring Sports Registrations @ Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County

Attention all athletes! Sign ups for baseball (K-12 y/o), fast pitch (2nd-8th grade) and volleyball (3rd-8th) will be open February 11-24. Remember to mark your calendars to make sure that you are eligible to participate in athletics this spring season.

Sign-ups are online, but those requiring assistance can come to the Club between the hours of 2:00-6:00 p.m.

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Intermediate English Conversation Class @ Bellingham Public Library
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Intermediate English Conversation Class is offered by the Whatcom Literacy Council for people who want to practice speaking English. It is facilitated by a trained volunteer who will lead the class. The class will focus on reading, writing and speaking about everyday activities, American Culture, and current events. The class takes place in an open setting. The program is for intermediate levels. Contact Gloria Garcia at sgc@whatcomliteracy.org or 360-752-8679 for more information.

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Indoor Wheelchair GangBall @ Indoor Wheelchair GangBall
Feb 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Indoor Wheelchair GangBall @ Indoor Wheelchair GangBall | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Indoor Wheelchair GangBall at Bloedel Donovan Park
September – May, Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Sport Wheelchairs are provided.

Non-handicapped are welcome to play too.

Please call or text if planning to be there or have any questions.
Jeff: 360-303-2130 RSVP

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