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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May
28
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
May 28 @ 10:30 am

Join us each week at Launching Success for our Preschool story time. We meet at 10:30 a.m. for some playtime and then we read a few stories together and do a fun craft. Story time last about 45 minutes. Your preschooler will love it!

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May
30
Thu
WHS Walk on the Wild Side: Human Impacts on Wildlife @ The FireHouse Arts & Events Center
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WHS Walk on the Wild Side: Human Impacts on Wildlife @ The FireHouse Arts & Events Center

Want to learn how to peacefully co-exist with our wild neighbors through understanding & respect? Join us for an informative series of talks about wildlife native to Whatcom County. Learn how the WHS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center cares for orphaned and injured wildlife in our community – and how you can help! Presented by Alysha Evans, WHS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Manager & Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator.
At this presentation we will discuss what you need to know about the deer population in our community and how to humanely co-exist with wild mammals such as deer, raccoons, opossums, squirrels and more.
This 30 minute presentation will be followed by Q&A with our knowledgeable staff.
This event is FREE to attend (RSVP). We will have door prizes as well as no-host food and beverages for you to enjoy!

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May
31
Fri
Spring Birding East and West of the Cascades @ North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
May 31 @ 10:00 am
Spring Birding East and West of the Cascades @ North Cascades Environmental Learning Center

Join longtime North Cascades Institute instructor Libby Mills to survey spring bird life in the North Cascades region as our feathered friends display fascinating breeding behaviors and share their melodious songs.

We’ll begin our exploration at birding hot spots along the Skagit River Friday morning, and arrive in at the Learning Center by mid afternoon to settle into our rooms. Friday evening we’ll enjoy a presentation on forest song while enjoying a delicious dinner.

On Saturday, we’ll rise with the dawn and bird our way eastward over the North Cascades to explore the arid habitats of the Methow Valley.

We’ll conclude our survey Sunday back on the westside visiting choice locations in the upper valley.

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Jun
2
Sun
Confident City Cycling Class @ PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center - Cafeteria Conference Room
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Confident City Cycling Class @ PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center - Cafeteria Conference Room

Join our next Confident City Cycling Class and brush up on skills that make bicycling safe and comfortable. In the classroom, we’ll cover roadway positioning, moving through intersections, choosing good routes, putting your bike on the bus, and more. Then we’ll go for a short ride to test our new skills.

Bring your bicycle, if possible. Loaner bikes are available with advance notice. Registration fee of $25 must be paid in advance. Scholarships are available. For more information or to register, call 360 756-TRIP (8747) or email info@whatcomsmarttrips.org.

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Jun
4
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am

Join us each week at Launching Success for our Preschool story time. We meet at 10:30 a.m. for some playtime and then we read a few stories together and do a fun craft. Story time last about 45 minutes. Your preschooler will love it!

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Jun
11
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
Jun 11 @ 10:30 am

Join us each week at Launching Success for our Preschool story time. We meet at 10:30 a.m. for some playtime and then we read a few stories together and do a fun craft. Story time last about 45 minutes. Your preschooler will love it!

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Jun
18
Tue
Preschool Story time at Launching Success @ Launching Success
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am

Join us each week at Launching Success for our Preschool story time. We meet at 10:30 a.m. for some playtime and then we read a few stories together and do a fun craft. Story time last about 45 minutes. Your preschooler will love it!

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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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Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum @ Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall
Jun 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum @ Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall

Join experts from the North Cascades Audubon Society in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds to learn about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of studying bird specimens today. The exhibit provides a variety of interactives, including video and audio files, and hands-on activities for children. All ages welcome. Sunday, June 23, 1:30 – 3:30pm (Drop-In).

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