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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Jun
23
Sun
College Quest: Bellingham @ Western Washington University
Jun 23 – Jun 28 all-day
College Quest: Bellingham @ Western Washington University

College Quest is a higher education preparatory program for high school students to get immersed in the college experience—from residence hall to classroom. During your stay you will form social connections, complete a real college course, earn one university credit and gain valuable information for being successful in college.

The program is for students entering grades 10–12 and runs two separate weeks. Students will stay in a designated residence hall with a roommate.

Students will stay for two separate weeks:
June 23–28 & July 7–12

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Jun
24
Mon
Mermaids & Pirates Art & Dance Camp! @ Mermaids & Pirates Art & Dance Camp!
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mermaids & Pirates Art & Dance Camp! @ Mermaids & Pirates Art & Dance Camp!

In this kids summer camp, you’ll be a part of both Dance and Visual Art camps each day (M-F, 9AM-3PM)! We will also have fun games and a lunch break between 12:00-12:30PM every day. Lunch is not provided, so we ask that you pack and bring a lunch, beverage, water bottle, and dress for mess!

Art Projects:Pirate/Mermaid Camp: Glowing Marine-Life Painting, Drawing Shells, Skulls & Games, Art with Movement & Music, Build a Mermaid & Pirate, Create a Treasure Chest, an Octopus & a Pirate Ship! The last day is a themed costume party with art show & dance performance for kids & families!

Dance activities include: Pirate and Mermaid themed dance games, warm-ups, activities and a full dance routine to be performed at the last day of camp! Dancers can bring themed outfits from home to dress up and perform in!

Pirates & Mermaids Camp
Art Teacher: Rachel Simpson
Dance Teacher: Patricia Grace
Unique Technique Dance Studio
3815 Bakerview Spur #1, Bellingham, WA 98226
Ages 6-12 years.
Pirates & Mermaids – June 24th – 28th, Mon-Fri, 9:00AM – 3:30PM

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Youth Dance Workshop @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Youth Dance Workshop @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center

Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) presents the Youth Dance Workshop this June 24-27 from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center. Dancers entering grades 6-8 will develop new skills, train with dancers from other dance schools, and learn level-appropriate adaptations of BRD’s professional repertory. In addition, students will have classes in contemporary, jazz, dance improvisation, and other techniques from BRD company dancers. The students will present their week’s work in a conclusive showing open to friends and family on Thursday, June 27 from 3:00-4:00 PM at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center. Participating dancers should have some dance experience and be entering 6-8 grades or have special permission from a member of BRD. To register for this program or apply for a scholarship, please visit www.bhamrep.org. Other inquiries can be made to bhamrep@gmail.com.

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Little Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Jun 24 @ 10:05 am – 10:35 am

Simple stories, songs, finger and lap play and creative movement. Lots of fun! Please choose the one session per week that works best for your family. For ages birth to 3 years, with an adult partner.

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Little Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Jun 24 @ 10:35 am – 11:05 am

Simple stories, songs, finger and lap play and creative movement. Lots of fun! Please choose the one session per week that works best for your family. For ages birth to 3 years, with an adult partner.

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Little Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Jun 24 @ 11:05 am – 11:35 am

Simple stories, songs, finger and lap play and creative movement. Lots of fun! Please choose the one session per week that works best for your family. For ages birth to 3 years, with an adult partner.

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Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Stories, songs, finger plays, movement, and a simple craft. For ages 3 to 5 years, with an adult partner.

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Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Stories, songs, finger plays, movement, and a simple craft. For ages 3 to 5 years, with an adult partner.

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WSU Whatcom Master Gardener Diagnostic Plant Clinic @ Bellingham Public Library
Jun 24 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Have gardening, plant or insect problems? Master Gardener volunteers will be available to provide free diagnosis and advice to your gardening related questions.

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Weekly Swing Dance Classes @ Presence Studio
Jun 24 @ 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.
Whyyyy?
For the fun!
Register by going to https://bhamhop.com/classes

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