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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Nov
18
Sun
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Open to all dancers on a drop-in or class card basis, this int/advanced dance focuses on body awareness, sensation, athleticism and artistry. Taught by rotating Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) members and occasional guest teachers, we invite any and all adult/teen dancers to come move with us in a completely welcoming and mixed-level atmosphere. These classes assume some background in modern, ballet, contemporary or jazz; however, all are welcome. A structured, accessible warm-up will be followed by skill-building and phrase work. More info at bhamrep.org

 

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Sunday Chess in Bellingham @ Bellingham Public Library, Central Branch
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm
Sunday Chess in Bellingham @ Bellingham Public Library, Central Branch | Bellingham | Washington | United States

The Bellingham Chess & Coffee Meetup invites the community to join its Sunday afternoon chess play gatherings.  All ages and skill levels welcome.   It is an opportunity to meet other chess players and play the world’s oldest and most strategic game.  See website for additional details.

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Nov
19
Mon
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Open to all dancers on a drop-in or class card basis, this int/advanced dance focuses on body awareness, sensation, athleticism and artistry. Taught by rotating Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) members and occasional guest teachers, we invite any and all adult/teen dancers to come move with us in a completely welcoming and mixed-level atmosphere. These classes assume some background in modern, ballet, contemporary or jazz; however, all are welcome. A structured, accessible warm-up will be followed by skill-building and phrase work. More info at bhamrep.org

 

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Teen Program: Anime @ Your Library @ Bellingham Public Library
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Anime Night is the second Monday of each month. Join us to watch anime, eat pizza and for the chance to win fantastic prizes. For ages 12 to 23.

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Teen Swing @ ABCDance
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Teen Swing @ ABCDance | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Swing class focuses on East Coast Swing, Charleston, Lindy Hop, and the solo jazz roots of the early swing era. We’ll be learning vintage line dances and their solo jazz steps along with the fundamentals of partner dancing. Each class will teach an element of swing technique in the context of a new move. No partner necessary.

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Irish & Folk Mondays
Nov 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Irish & Folk Mondays @ Bellingham | Washington | United States

Every Monday Jan Peters hosts an open Irish music from session from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., followed by a concert that is always very fine, fun and often stunning. The concerts feature artists that range from local and regional purveyors of fine acoustic traditional and trad-based folk music to national and internationally renown luminaries.

The session is a part of an ancient culture of oral tradition of learning and sharing within a cross-generational community context.

The wintertime venue for Irish & Folk Mondays is currently The Honeymoon:
http://www.honeymoonmeads.com

Now in my third season there, the Honeymoon provides a warm and cozy environ for intimate concerts and shows.

In the summertime we move out into the open air and fun of Boundary Bay Brewery’s lovely beer garden: https://www.bbaybrewery.com

Jan’s documentary on Mondays is a great watch and really shows what it’s all about:

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Nov
20
Tue
Rainbow Reads: LGBTQ+ Teen Book Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rainbow Reads: LGBTQ+ Teen Book Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Join us for an LGBTQ+ centered book group that explores Stonewall Book Award Winners and Honor books. The Stonewall Book Award recognizes excellence in LGBTQ+ themed young adult books. All teen readers, 8th grade and up, are welcome to attend and engage in fun, respectful dialogue facilitated by WCLS staff. Refreshments provided.

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Kept in Stitches @ WCLS Everson Library
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kept in Stitches @ WCLS Everson Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Join this good-natured group for an evening of knitting, laughter, crocheting, needlework and more. Meets weekly on Tuesdays.

 

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Philosophy of Theoretical Physics: A Discussion Group @ WCLS Island Library
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Theoretical Physics: A Discussion Group @ WCLS Island Library | Lummi Island | Washington | United States

Are you curious about the mystery and mechanism of gravity; the nature, meaning and problems of time; or the possibilities of many worlds and multiverses? Get together to discuss topics like these with Lee Moseley and your curious friends and neighbors, and explore the most vexing questions in theoretical physics.

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Nov
21
Wed
Wednesday Lunchtime Music @ Jansen Art Center
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunchtime Music  @ Jansen Art Center | Lynden | Washington | United States

Join us every Wednesday for Lunchtime Music in the Piano Lounge. Support local artists while enjoying a delicious lunch from the Firehall Cafe’s new menu.

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Teen Gaming @ WCLS Sumas Library
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Gaming @ WCLS Sumas Library | Sumas | Washington | United States

Take a break and do some gaming. Use our tabletop games or bring your own board, card or role-playing games. Library computers available for online Minecraft. For grades 6-12.

 

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Young Artist’s Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Young Artist's Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Do you love to draw? Do you love creating new artwork? Join us for an awesome art club where you can meet new friends, work on your art style and just be yourself! Art supplies and snacks will be provided. Grades 6-12. Meets weekly.

 

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Young Artists Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Young Artists Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Work on your art skills, engage in fun theatre/improv games and meet new friends. This is a social club for teens who love art, theatre and playing games with friends. Snacks and beverages are provided. For grades 6-12.

 

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Teen Gaming @ WCLS Deming Library
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Teen Gaming @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Take a break and do some gaming. Use our tabletop games or bring your own board, card or role-playing games. Library computers available for online Minecraft. For grades 6-12. Meets weekly on Wednesdays.

 

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Nov
22
Thu
Dance for PD and Other Movement and Neurological Disorders @ Ballet Bellingham
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am

Dance for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement and neurological disorders.

FREE – supported by PeaceHealth. No registration necessary. Just show up!

Taught by Pam Kuntz (artistic director of Kuntz and Company and WWU dance faculty)
This class is specially designed for people living with PD. Caregivers and supporting family or friends are also welcome, as are individuals living with other movement or neurological disorders. Please join us and dance to music by accompanist Mike Bajuk.

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Nov
24
Sat
Fairhaven Builders Club @ Fairhaven Library
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy open and creative play! All supplies are provided: a variety of Lego and Duplo bricks, straw connectors and more. Bring your creativity!

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Sumas Writers Group @ WCLS Sumas Library
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sumas Writers Group @ WCLS Sumas Library | Sumas | Washington | United States

Are you an aspiring writer? Come join us to improve your writing techniques, get feedback on your writing and gain information about how to get your work published. All writing styles welcome (novel, short story, comics, etc.). This group meets on the second and fourth Saturdays. Can’t make it every time? No problem — come when you are able! For adults and teens grades 9 – 12.

 

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Nov
25
Sun
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Open to all dancers on a drop-in or class card basis, this int/advanced dance focuses on body awareness, sensation, athleticism and artistry. Taught by rotating Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) members and occasional guest teachers, we invite any and all adult/teen dancers to come move with us in a completely welcoming and mixed-level atmosphere. These classes assume some background in modern, ballet, contemporary or jazz; however, all are welcome. A structured, accessible warm-up will be followed by skill-building and phrase work. More info at bhamrep.org

 

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Sunday Chess in Bellingham @ Bellingham Public Library, Central Branch
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm
Sunday Chess in Bellingham @ Bellingham Public Library, Central Branch | Bellingham | Washington | United States

The Bellingham Chess & Coffee Meetup invites the community to join its Sunday afternoon chess play gatherings.  All ages and skill levels welcome.   It is an opportunity to meet other chess players and play the world’s oldest and most strategic game.  See website for additional details.

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Nov
26
Mon
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Open to all dancers on a drop-in or class card basis, this int/advanced dance focuses on body awareness, sensation, athleticism and artistry. Taught by rotating Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) members and occasional guest teachers, we invite any and all adult/teen dancers to come move with us in a completely welcoming and mixed-level atmosphere. These classes assume some background in modern, ballet, contemporary or jazz; however, all are welcome. A structured, accessible warm-up will be followed by skill-building and phrase work. More info at bhamrep.org

 

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Teen Swing @ ABCDance
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Teen Swing @ ABCDance | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Swing class focuses on East Coast Swing, Charleston, Lindy Hop, and the solo jazz roots of the early swing era. We’ll be learning vintage line dances and their solo jazz steps along with the fundamentals of partner dancing. Each class will teach an element of swing technique in the context of a new move. No partner necessary.

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Irish & Folk Mondays
Nov 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Irish & Folk Mondays @ Bellingham | Washington | United States

Every Monday Jan Peters hosts an open Irish music from session from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., followed by a concert that is always very fine, fun and often stunning. The concerts feature artists that range from local and regional purveyors of fine acoustic traditional and trad-based folk music to national and internationally renown luminaries.

The session is a part of an ancient culture of oral tradition of learning and sharing within a cross-generational community context.

The wintertime venue for Irish & Folk Mondays is currently The Honeymoon:
http://www.honeymoonmeads.com

Now in my third season there, the Honeymoon provides a warm and cozy environ for intimate concerts and shows.

In the summertime we move out into the open air and fun of Boundary Bay Brewery’s lovely beer garden: https://www.bbaybrewery.com

Jan’s documentary on Mondays is a great watch and really shows what it’s all about:

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