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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May
23
Thu
Solarize for Smart Business @ Jansen Art Center
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Solarize for Smart Business @ Jansen Art Center

NOW IS THE TIME FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO GO SOLAR!
Limited time tax credits and grants are available for businesses in Whatcom and Skagit counties. Whether or not you own or rent, this workshop can help you take advantage of discounted pricing and free assistance to help you navigate grants, loans, incentives, contracts, and more. Register to join us for lunch and to learn about the benefits of energy efficiency and special incentives available for your business to go solar.

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May
24
Fri
ALL IN THE TIMING: Benefit for Youth Acting Program @ Sylvia Center for the Arts
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
ALL IN THE TIMING: Benefit for Youth Acting Program @ Sylvia Center for the Arts

iDiOM Theater proudly presents ALL IN THE TIMING by David Ives.

Two nights only: Fri May 24 & Sat May 25 at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $25, available at https://sylviacenterforthearts.org/events, benefiting Sylvia Center’s Summer 2019 Youth Acting Program.

David Ives’ collection of short comedies, described by The New York Times as “surprisingly substantial in its silliness,” first premiered in 1993, and quickly became the most-produced non-Shakespeare play in the nation.

Its status as one of the most popular plays of the last 30 years helped usher in a new era of one-act theater which was highly influential on iDiOM Theater and its founders.

“Witty, irreverent, absurd, and inventive—these plays are exactly the type of work iDiOM was built on,” says Artistic Director Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao.

The ensemble cast will be joined by student actors, and proceeds from the show will support Sylvia Center’s Youth Acting Program, which gives students age 13–17 the opportunity to take acting classes and perform in theater productions.

The Summer 2019 Youth Acting Program begins this June and offers student scholarships and sliding scale tuition in order to make the program as accessible as possible to any students/families who wish to participate.

This year’s summer youth program will be taught by theater educator (and iDiOM ensemble member) Michael Morgen along with the creative staff of iDiOM Theater, at Sylvia Center for the Arts, and will culminate in a free outdoor production of Aristophanes’ THE BIRDS in Maritime Heritage Park in July.

ALL IN THE TIMING includes the much-loved short plays Sure Thing; Variations on the Death of Leon Trotsky, Unamunda, the Universal Language; and Words Words Words.

iDiOM Theater, “the hardest-working theater in the known world,” has been one of the most prolific producers of new work in the nation since 2002, and is the in-house production company at Sylvia Center for the Arts since 2016.

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May
25
Sat
ALL IN THE TIMING: Benefit for Youth Acting Program @ Sylvia Center for the Arts
May 25 @ 7:30 pm
ALL IN THE TIMING: Benefit for Youth Acting Program @ Sylvia Center for the Arts

iDiOM Theater proudly presents ALL IN THE TIMING by David Ives.

Two nights only: Fri May 24 & Sat May 25 at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $25, available at https://sylviacenterforthearts.org/events, benefiting Sylvia Center’s Summer 2019 Youth Acting Program.

David Ives’ collection of short comedies, described by The New York Times as “surprisingly substantial in its silliness,” first premiered in 1993, and quickly became the most-produced non-Shakespeare play in the nation.

Its status as one of the most popular plays of the last 30 years helped usher in a new era of one-act theater which was highly influential on iDiOM Theater and its founders.

“Witty, irreverent, absurd, and inventive—these plays are exactly the type of work iDiOM was built on,” says Artistic Director Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao.

The ensemble cast will be joined by student actors, and proceeds from the show will support Sylvia Center’s Youth Acting Program, which gives students age 13–17 the opportunity to take acting classes and perform in theater productions.

The Summer 2019 Youth Acting Program begins this June and offers student scholarships and sliding scale tuition in order to make the program as accessible as possible to any students/families who wish to participate.

This year’s summer youth program will be taught by theater educator (and iDiOM ensemble member) Michael Morgen along with the creative staff of iDiOM Theater, at Sylvia Center for the Arts, and will culminate in a free outdoor production of Aristophanes’ THE BIRDS in Maritime Heritage Park in July.

ALL IN THE TIMING includes the much-loved short plays Sure Thing; Variations on the Death of Leon Trotsky, Unamunda, the Universal Language; and Words Words Words.

iDiOM Theater, “the hardest-working theater in the known world,” has been one of the most prolific producers of new work in the nation since 2002, and is the in-house production company at Sylvia Center for the Arts since 2016.

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May
28
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
May 28 @ 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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May
30
Thu
WHS Walk on the Wild Side: Human Impacts on Wildlife @ The FireHouse Arts & Events Center
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WHS Walk on the Wild Side: Human Impacts on Wildlife @ The FireHouse Arts & Events Center

Want to learn how to peacefully co-exist with our wild neighbors through understanding & respect? Join us for an informative series of talks about wildlife native to Whatcom County. Learn how the WHS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center cares for orphaned and injured wildlife in our community – and how you can help! Presented by Alysha Evans, WHS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Manager & Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator.
At this presentation we will discuss what you need to know about the deer population in our community and how to humanely co-exist with wild mammals such as deer, raccoons, opossums, squirrels and more.
This 30 minute presentation will be followed by Q&A with our knowledgeable staff.
This event is FREE to attend (RSVP). We will have door prizes as well as no-host food and beverages for you to enjoy!

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