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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Apr
20
Sat
Growing Veterans Annual Plant Sale @ Bellewood Acres
Apr 20 – Apr 21 all-day

Growing Veterans Annual Plant Sale – Huge selection of organic plants starts, grown locally by veterans. Large variety of heirloom and organic tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, onion, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, herbs and more. Bellewood Acres will have family fun activities all weekend including Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, Easter bunny, brunch and more. All proceeds from the plant sale help support Growing Veterans dirt therapy programs.

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Easter Celebration @ BelleWood Acres @ BelleWood Acres
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm
Easter Celebration @ BelleWood Acres @ BelleWood Acres

Our spring celebration continues Easter weekend with even more festivities: live entertainment, photo-ops with the Easter Bunny, live farm animals in the petting zoo, pony rides, perpetual egg hunt and other games and prizes. Enjoy a yummy breakfast or lunch in our cafe and free tastings of our farm-made spirits in the tasting room. Check out our gift store & market with local wines, hard cider, foods and artisan gifts.

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Free Easter Egg Hunt @ The Bellingham at Orchard Memory Care
Apr 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Free Easter Egg Hunt @ The Bellingham at Orchard Memory Care

We are hosting a free event for Easter. An Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1-8, face painting, balloon animals, and free treats and prizes.

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Easter Egg Hunt at Twin Sisters @ Twin Sisters Brewing Company
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Easter Egg Hunt at Twin Sisters @ Twin Sisters Brewing Company

The Easter bunny has decided to pay a visit to the Bellingham Beer Garden. How do we know? Because in his hopping, he has carelessly misplaced a few precious eggs!

Come join us on the afternoon of Saturday 4/20 for a fun and family-friendly Easter egg hunt! We’ll have hunts for all age groups. Bring your furry friends for a doggie treat hunt too. We’ll have face painting, balloon art, a photo booth, and more.

This event supports the Sunnyland PTA, and they will be on hand to accept donations. Admission is free and open to all, so hop on down to Twin Sisters for a fun family gathering!

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Apr
22
Mon
Experience Brain Fitness @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 22 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Keeping your brain fit by learning new skills, exercising your memories and challenging your brain to adapt and change can help delay or prevent the onset of memory challenges. No matter what your age, you can change and strengthen your brain! Come and get your brain loose and limber with fun brain training games and exercises led by Certified Brain Fitness Trainer Dawn Anderson. Adults of all ages welcome!

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Weekly Swing Dance Classes @ Presence Studio
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Weekly Swing Dance Classes @ Presence Studio

B’ham Hop is back, in an all-new space, with all-new classes. Learn the basics in a friendly environment with Swing Dancing for Everyone, or improve your Lindy Hop with our Intermediate class.
But when?
Every Monday, with four week series starting the first Monday of each month.
5-6pm: Swing Dancing for Everyone
6-7pm: Intermediate/Advanced Lindy Hop
7-8pm: Strong and Mighty Solo Jazz
But where?
Presence Studio – 1412 Cornwall Avenue
Who me?
Yes you. And me. And jazz.
How now?
$50 for the month. $15 drop-in. $40 for students. Student drop in? Alright, the ayes have it: $12.
Whyyyy?
For the fun!
Register by going to https://bhamhop.com/classes

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Monday Meditation @ Center for Mindful Use
Apr 22 @ 5:55 pm
Monday Meditation @ Center for Mindful Use | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Whether you are new to meditation or a veteran “sitter,” please join us every Monday evening in Bellingham’s Forum de Freedom as the CMU community gathers to practice stillness. Meditation unites mind, body and spirt, helping one tap into the deep state of relaxation, peace — and sometimes inspiration! — that exists within all of us.

Some have found mindful cannabis use an aid to meditation, helping calm the “monkey mind” and ground oneself in the present moment.

Our Monday Night Meditation could not be more simple. We meet. We greet. We take a seat. On most evenings, our practice includes our beautiful Tibetan crystal singing bowl, which invokes a state of deep relaxation that can naturally assist one in entering a meditative state.

And we always finish before 7:00 p.m.

This is not a meditation class, but during the “greet” we can share meditation practices that may assist those new to meditation.

Please arrive by 5:55 p.m. so we can begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. Doors will be locked shortly after our meditation begins to minimize disturbance to other sitters.

Drop-ins welcome. Please bring your own meditation pillow (we do have a few first-come/first-serve loaners) or plan to use a chair. It all works. And it’s all free. (Inspired love donations always gratefully accepted.)

Please check www.mindfuluse.org for last-minute schedule changes.

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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8-week movement and mobility clinic: Fitness Gear and Training @ Fitness Gear and Training
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
8-week movement and mobility clinic: Fitness Gear and Training @ Fitness Gear and Training

Looking to improve/maintain your movement and mobility for the next season? FGT has you covered!

This 8-week clinic focuses on setting up your personal foundation for success, whether your goal is to resolve pain, prevent injury, or optimize your performance. Physical Therapist and owner of Everstrong Therapy Therapy, Dr. Amar Parekh PT, DPT has helped hundreds of people of all ages and athletic levels, improving their movement and positioning to fix inefficiencies and avoid injuries. This will not be your basic stretching class. Instead, this clinic offers a healthy “how-to” blueprint for moving about in our hectic everyday lives. In it, Amar will give you all the tools you might need to improve your movement and ensure long-lasting health and mobility, to access your full potential in and out of the gym.

Cost for all 8 weeks: $40 for gym members/$60 for non-members
Drop in fee: $10 per session

Sign up: At the front desk

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Everstrong Mobility and Movement Clinic @ Fitness Gear and Training
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
Everstrong Mobility and Movement Clinic @ Fitness Gear and Training

This 8-week clinic focuses on setting up your personal foundation for success, whether your goal is to resolve pain, prevent injury, or optimize your performance. Physical Therapist and owner of Everstrong Therapy Therapy, Dr. Amar Parekh PT, DPT has helped hundreds of people of all ages and athletic levels, improving their movement and positioning to fix inefficiencies and avoid injuries. This will not be your basic stretching class. Instead, this clinic offers a healthy “how-to” blueprint for moving about in our hectic everyday lives. In it, Amar will give you all the tools you might need to improve your movement and ensure long-lasting health and mobility, to access your full potential in and out of the gym.

Cost for all 8 weeks: $40 for gym members/$60 for non-members
Drop in fee: $10 per session

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Apr
23
Tue
Shibashi Tai Chi @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Shibashi is one of the most popular qigong sets in the world and can be performed seated or standing. This session will lead the participants through 18 movements that are gentle and peaceful. With a focus on breathing, the movements may reduce stress; improve concentration, calm emotions, increase energy and overall flexibility leading to better health and wellbeing. No registration required. For more information, contact Jenni at jjohnson@cob.org or 360-778-7217.

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Chair Tai Chi @ Bellingham Public Library
Apr 23 @ 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. It is often called “Meditation in Motion” because it con