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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Jul
22
Mon
Register for FREE Job Training and Education Classes at the Bellingham Goodwill @ Goodwill, Sunset Square (inside the store)
Jul 22 all-day

Need to improve your skills to move beyond a dead end job?
Need career direction, a GED or high school diploma, or help succeeding on the job?
Want to learn in a supportive, caring atmosphere with outstanding teachers?

The Goodwill Job Training and Education Center might be the place for you! We will registering adult students beginning Monday, July 22nd until Thursday, August 8th, Monday – Thursday, from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, July 22nd – August 8th. Registration is in person at Goodwill, and students should bring a photo ID and allow 90 minutes to complete the process.

Our eight week session on Monday, August 12, and end Thursday, October 3, 2019

Our classes include:

Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Keyboarding (learn how to type)
Cashiering and Customer Service
How to Succeed in the Workplace (effective communication skills)
Adult Basic Education (GED prep, High School 21, and Learning Lab)
English as a Second Language (from basic to advanced)

Students have access to support services, job placement and higher education assistance. Call 360-738-0483 or stop in and see us!

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MCT Camp: The Snow Queen @ Mount Baker Theatre
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am
MCT Camp: The Snow Queen @ Mount Baker Theatre

Enjoy world-class theatre education on a world-class stage when Missoula Children’s Theatre brings their internationally known camps to Mount Baker Theatre this summer. Campers go from practice to performance in one week, taking their public bows on MBT’s historic stage. Roles are available for students entering grades 1-12 this fall.

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Kids Biz Club 6-Week Summer Class @ Asset Advisors, LLC
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Biz Club 6-Week Summer Class @ Asset Advisors, LLC

After completing their first Kids Biz Club course at Alderwood Elementary School this spring, SAVE, the Social Alliance for a Vibrant Economy, will be offering a series of three Kids Biz Club this summer. These 6 weeklong courses will meet two hours per week and are geared to students, age ten to sixteen.The goal of Kids Biz Club is to inspire students to start their own small business and teach them how to plan a business and build their own business website. The courses include a 100-page course notebook and USB Drive to store your project.
No experience required. No equipment is needed.
Bring your own laptop or SAVE will supply a laptop for students who need it. Student parents are encouraged to attend the classes and learn along with their student and assist the instructor and students.
The three 6-week course options are:
• Monday Evenings, 6 to 8 pm, from July 15 to August 19, 2019
• Saturday afternoons, 3 to 5 pm, from July 19 to August 23, 2019
• Sunday afternoons, 3 to 5 pm, from July 20 to August 24, 2019
The Summer course price is $99 per student. Regularly priced at $199.
Space is limited so sign up soon!
If you have a student who would like to learn about how they fit into the community, develop fundamental skills needed to start a small business and to build a basic business webpage; this is a great opportunity for them to do just that.
For more information, visit our websites: kidsbizclub.org and savenw.org
Email: director@savenw.org or call (360)386-1000 ext. 103

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Jul
23
Tue
Register for FREE Job Training and Education Classes at the Bellingham Goodwill @ Goodwill, Sunset Square (inside the store)