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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Tech Basics Coaching @ Bellingham Public Library
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Need help with basic computer, tablet, Internet, streaming, and downloading skills? Sign up for a free, one-on-one coaching session with a Librarian or Volunteer Tech Helper. Sessions offered each week. We can coach you on: Windows basics, Internet and browser skills, using a tablet or eReader, setting up and using email, Internet searching and safety, setting up social media accounts, and downloading or streaming free library digital material to your computer, tablet, or mobile device. The library has eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines to download or stream.

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Learn to Think on Your Feet @ Improv Playworks
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn to Think on Your Feet @ Improv Playworks | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Come join us for a FREE workshop. An evening of play, creativity, storytelling and fun! We will do a selection of games and exercises from improvisational theater. All levels welcome, absolutely no experience necessary!

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Dance for people with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological disorders @ Ballet Bellingham
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dance for people with Parkinson's Disease and other neurological disorders @ Ballet Bellingham

Dance for people with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological disorders
Thursdays 11:00-12:00
April 4 – June 6
Taught by Pam Kuntz, Artistic Director of Kuntz and Company and faculty WWU Dance

Ballet Bellingham
1405 Fraser Street, Suite 102

FREE! Register: Just show up
Class is sponsored by APDA NW chapter

Questions? Contact Pam Kuntz at kuntzpam@gmail.com or phone at 360-510-4711

This class is specially designed for people living with Parkinson’s disease. 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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Solarize for Smart Business @ Jansen Art Center
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Solarize for Smart Business @ Jansen Art Center

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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Experience Brain Fitness @ Bellingham Public Library
May 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 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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Home Energy Assessment Info Session @ Bellingham Public Library
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come to the SkillShare Space at the Central Library to get information about PSE’s Home Energy Assessment program. It’s a super great way to save money on your PSE electricity bill. A free, 60-minute walk through of your home to see how your home uses energy and on-the-spot installation of up to 30 free LED light bulbs to replace old light bulbs. The assessment looks at where heat is escaping and can offer recommendations on home energy savings.

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Audubon Society: Elwha River Dam Removal and River Restoration @ Whatcom Museum Old City Hall
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

What happens when you remove two of the largest dams from a river? Jeff Duda of the USGS will provide an update about the status of the Elwha River dam removal and river restoration project, providing highlights from multiple ongoing and completed research projects, including sediment, fish, and vegetation in freshwater, estuarine, and nearshore ecosystems. He will also place the Elwha perspective within a larger context of dam removals occurring throughout the world. Co-presented by the North Cascades Audubon Society.

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Weekly Swing Dance Classes @ Presence Studio
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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
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.
For the fun!
Register by going to https://bhamhop.com/classes

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Teen Swing @ ABCDance
May 27 @ 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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