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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Mar
25
Mon
Teen Swing @ ABCDance
Mar 25 @ 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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Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts & Events Center
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts & Events Center

Come dance every Monday from 6-7:30 PM at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center! These intermediate-level classes assume some background in modern, ballet, contemporary, or jazz however all are welcome. A structured and accessible warm-up is followed by skill building and phrase work. Classes taught by current Bellingham Repertory Dance members and occasional guest instructors. $15 drop-in, $65 for a 5-class card, or $10 with valid student ID.

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Mikey and Nicky @ Limelight Cinema
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm
Mikey and Nicky @ Limelight Cinema

MIKEY AND NICKY (1976)
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 6:00 PM
The Distaff Side: Women Directors of the 70s. Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Nickey (John Cassavetes) is a small-time Jewish gangster in trouble with the mob. He calls on his lifelong friend Mikey (Peter Falk) for help. During the night the two spend together, the power of their friendship is undermined by their mutual nastiness and pressing financial concerns. Directed by Elaine May.

“[May’s] genius for finding the squirmy humanity within toxic characters finds its purest and most heartbreaking expression in Mikey and Nicky, which filming began in 1973 but which wasn’t released till 1976, following all manner of ill will and out-and-out warfare between May and Paramount, the studio that financed the film. At one point, May even hid reels of her own footage so that Paramount could not wrest it from her and release the movie in a bastardized form.” Nathan Rabin for Criterion.

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MIKEY AND NICKY (1976) @ Limelight Cinema
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm
MIKEY AND NICKY (1976) @ Limelight Cinema

MIKEY AND NICKY (1976)
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 6:00 PM
The Distaff Side: Women Directors of the 70s. Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Nickey (John Cassavetes) is a small-time Jewish gangster in trouble with the mob. He calls on his lifelong friend Mikey (Peter Falk) for help. During the night the two spend together, the power of their friendship is undermined by their mutual nastiness and pressing financial concerns. Directed by Elaine May.

“[May’s] genius for finding the squirmy humanity within toxic characters finds its purest and most heartbreaking expression in Mikey and Nicky, which filming began in 1973 but which wasn’t released till 1976, following all manner of ill will and out-and-out warfare between May and Paramount, the studio that financed the film. At one point, May even hid reels of her own footage so that Paramount could not wrest it from her and release the movie in a bastardized form.” Nathan Rabin for Criterion.

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Mar
26
Tue
Bellingham Reads Book Discussion Group @ Bellingham Public Library
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the library sponsored book discussion group for adults to talk about Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. This group meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month. New members are very welcome! For more information, contact Suzanne at 360-778-7236.

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Mar
27
Wed
Wednesday Lunchtime Music @ Jansen Art Center
Mar 27 @ 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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Young Artist’s Club @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Mar 27 @ 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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Open Craft Night @ Ragfinery
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Craft Night @ Ragfinery | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Now you can shop at Ragfinery after work/school! Join us at Ragfinery every 4th Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m for after hours shopping and crafting. Bring your projects, supplies and creativity, and shop and craft to your heart’s content. Note that no sewing support is provided for crafting.

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Whatcom READS: Point Roberts Book Club @ Point Roberts Library
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join this lively book group discussion of the 2019 Whatcom READS title, The Big Burn by Timothy Egan.

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Mar
30
Sat
Laugh Your Tail Off Comedy Show and Auction @ Tulalip Resort and Casino