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
Lynden “Daddy/Mommy and Me” Therapeutic Dance/Movement Group @ The Barre Pointe
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Lynden "Daddy/Mommy and Me" Therapeutic Dance/Movement Group @ The Barre Pointe

Arise Well Counseling Services, L.L.C. will be at the Barre Pointe studio conducting dance and movement classes geared toward children who may have difficulty communicating or expressing their feelings. This is a therapeutic form of dance and movement for kids and their parent/caregiver.

This is not put on by The Barre Pointe but will be held at their studio. If you have any questions please contact Lydia Peckover, MS, MA, LMHC at Arise Well Counseling Services, L.L.C.

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Intermediate English Conversation Class @ Bellingham Public Library
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Intermediate English Conversation Class at the Bellingham Public Library is offered by the Whatcom Literacy Council for people who want to practice speaking English. It is facilitated by a trained volunteer who will lead the class. The class will focus on reading, writing and speaking about everyday activities, American Culture, and current events. The class takes place in an open setting. The program is for intermediate levels. Contact Gloria Garcia at sgc@whatcomliteracy.org or 360-752-8679 for more information.

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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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Mar
26
Tue
Shibashi Tai Chi @ Bellingham Public Library
Mar 26 @ 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.

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Chair Tai Chi @ Bellingham Public Library
Mar 26 @ 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 connects the mind and the body to achieve health and well-being. Chair Chi, as it is often called, is an excellent exercise for people who may have concerns about balance and want to improve their stability. In this session, the presenter will teach the participants a set of movements that can be done at home. Take-home materials will be provided.

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Artist Workshop @ Bellingham Public Library
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

In this low key painting workshop, you can paint with artist Neal Cronic, or visit and watch him paint. Enjoy discussing a variety of painting ideas and techniques. Interested in painting along with Neal as he paints? Feel free to bring water based painting materials of your own and join in! Materials can be provided to those without by the artist when available.

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Learn to think on your feet @ Improv Playworks Studio
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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! Adults & Youth14+
Phone: (360) 756-0756

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Mar
27
Wed
Tech Basics Coaching @ Bellingham Public Library
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 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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Mar
28
Thu
Exploring Equity and Cultural Humility @ Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm

As human beings, regardless of race, class, gender, or myriad other differences among us, we each need safety, connection, respect, and to be heard. It’s hard to stay open and welcoming of perspectives that differ from our own.

This workshop inspires and empowers participants to grow and engage in activities that:

• Honor human diversity.
• Promote cultural self-awareness and understanding.
• Engage in cross-cultural learning activities to gain in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of ethnic and cultural groups.
• Examine historical and institutional power of racism, sexism, classism, etc.

Course Fee: $75
To register, contact (360) 676-0122 or training@whatcomdrc.org. Or, register online at https://www.whatcomdrc.org/reach-w