Who else is ready for a wonderful weekend? We sure are. Here’s WhatcomTalk’s weekly rundown of many of the things going on in our lovely corner of the country. And don’t forget to check out our full events calendar for everything happening in and around Bellingham May 3–5.
- Don’t miss the 16th annual Bellingham Procession of the Species!
- Raise money for Lydia Place with Art For Housing.
- It’s the first Friday of the month, which always means Art Walk!
- Help celebrate and raise money for KMRE-FM, Bellingham’s longest operating public radio station, and celebrate its new format with food, libations, dancing, raffles and more. The Atlantics will perform.
- Take in Whatcom Museum’s exhibit ‘Firsts in Flight: A Hidden History.’
- Stop by the 27th annual Birchwood Garden Club plant sale at the Bellingham Public Library.
- Do you have a middle school daughter interested in STEM? Enroll her at Western’s GEMS Academy.
- Attend the ‘Fanning the Flames’ workshop.
- See what Comcast Cares Day at Camp Korey is all about.
- Rock out to Neil Berg’s ’50 Years of Rock and Roll’ at the Mount Baker Theatre.
- Catch Sarah Ruhl’s play, ‘Orlando’ at the Sylvia Center for the Arts.
- Watch a movie — or three! — at the Pickford Film Center.
- Run — with or in honor of your favorite pet — in the inaugural E-Higgy 5K Doggy Dash to benefit the Whatcom Humane Society.
- Celebrate Billy Waples Day in charming downtown Lynden.
- Take a Confident City Cycling Class at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.
- Join a drumming circle!
- Tour historic Old City Hall.
- Take a contemporary dance class at the FireHouse Arts and Events Center.
WhatcomTalk aims to be your source for positive information and events happening in Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden and throughout Whatcom County. If you have a suggestion for a post, send us a note at email@example.com. For more events and to learn what’s happening in Bellingham and the surrounding area, visit our events calendar. To submit an event of your own, visit our events calendar and click on the green “Post Your Event” button.
Featured photo by Stacee Sledge