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WHS Wine Social & Win an Instant Wine Cellar

Please join us for an evening of fine wine & beer tasting, buffet dinner, dancing with music by The Dagwoods and fabulous raffles & prizes, including a chance to win an Instant Wine Cellar! $75 per person ~ plus a bottle of fine wine. (all wine will be contributed to the Wine Cellar Raffle Prizes) Your admission ticket entitles you to one raffle entry for the Instant Wine Cellar raffle. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased at the event. This event is for 21 years and older only. Tickets are available online at www.whatcomhumane.org

Event Details
  • Date: Friday, February 24 2017
  • Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Bellingham Cruise Terminal
  • Cost: $75

Community Restoration Work Party

NSEA is hosting a work party along Squalicum from 9am-12pm on Saturday, February 25th. Volunteers will be planting native trees and shrubs along the riparian zone with private land owners to restore salmon habitat. This special work party is being hosted by Freemont Brewery and McKay's Taphouse. Please park at NSEA at 3057 E Bakerview Rd and look for the blue NSEA tent. All ages are welcome! Tools, gloves, coffee, and water will be provided. For additional information visit www.n-sea.org or call (360) 715 - 0283.

Event Details
  • Date: Saturday, February 25 2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: 3057 E Bakerview Rd
  • Cost: Free

Managing Conflict as a Co-Parent

Designed to help divorced, separated, and never married parents build skills to manage emotions, be heard, communicate effectively, and reduce co-parenting conflicts

Event Details
  • Date: Tuesday, February 28 2017
  • End Date: February 28 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 7:00
  • Location: 13 Prospect Street Suite 201 Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Cost: $25.00

Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Bellingham Public Library are having a Spring Book Sale. It will begin on Thursday, March 2, 2017 and run through Saturday, March 4, 2017. As usual there is a large selection of books and media for all ages. Most items are only $1! Tables are re-stocRked continually. The hours are: Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3: 10am - 6pm (most items $1.00 both days) Saturday, March 4: 10am 2pm: $4 per bag sale The sale is held downstairs in the Central Library at 210 Central Avenue. All proceeds benefit the library.

Event Details
  • Date: Thursday, March 02 2017
  • End Date: March 04 2017
  • Recurrence: Daily
  • Time: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Location: 210 Central Ave, Bellingham, WA
  • Cost: none

MAKE.SHIFT MARCH ART WALK

For the month of March 2017, Make.Shift Art Space will host two consecutive exhibitions. The front room will feature One and the Same Over Time, an installation by Seattle-based sculpture artist Amber Barney-Nivon. Her work explores patterns and phenomena in the known world as a way of feeling a connection with the Universe. She uses a variety of media such as crystals, metal, wood, glass, acrylic, and found objects. The back room will feature photography by Seattle-based artist Juan Franco. The exhibition Arent You Glad? is a collection of works that indulge in decay. These self-aware works remind the viewer of something familiar and ominous, a reminder of our own lives as fleeting.

Event Details
  • Date: Friday, March 03 2017
  • Time: 6PM-10PM
  • Location: 306 Flora St, Bellingham WA 98225
  • Cost: Free

Annual Community Celebration

Join NSEA on March 9th, as we reflect upon our 2016 successes and the opportunities to come in 2017. This is a great time to renew your NSEA membership or join for the first time. This event will start at 6:00pm and end at 8:30pm, at the Bellingham Ferry Terminal on 355 Harris Ave. Enjoy snacks and beverages! There is no cost to attend, so bring yourself, your family, and your friends!

Event Details
  • Date: Thursday, March 09 2017
  • Time: 6:00-8:30pm

Whatcom Humane Societys Woof & Whiskers Luncheon

Please join us for our annual luncheon to recognize and celebrate special people who have shown an outstanding commitment to improving the lives of both domestic and wild animals in our community. Complimentary vegetarian lunch provided. Reservations required. No charge for admission. There will be an opportunity to support WHS at the event. Reservations Required, limited seating RSVP by March 17, 2017 To reserve your seat please contact Dana Browne at 360-733-2080 x3014 or events@whatcomhumane.org

Event Details
  • Date: Friday, March 24 2017
  • End Date: March 24 2017
  • Time: 12:00-1:30pm
  • Location: Bellingham Golf and Country Club
  • Cost: Free

WCD Annual Native Plant Sale & Expo

WHATCOM CONSERVATION DISTRICT 24th ANNUAL PLANT SALE & EXPO Pre-Order SaleNow through March 13th Open Sale Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9am-2pm Whatcom Community College at the Roe Studio 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, WA Come and join us in our celebration of spring by purchasing low cost native plants at Whatcom Conservation Districts Annual Plant Sale and Expo! This year there will be 40 different species of native, bareroot trees and shrubs along with a variety of potted perennials. Some of this years species include western red cedar, Sitka spruce, Pacific crabapple, paper birch, oceanspray, red flowering currant, Pacific rhododendron, coast penstomon and more! Once again, several local nursery vendors and environmental organizations will be there to provide even more plant purchasing options. The festivities include a variety of fun, earth-friendly educational opportunities, entertainment, and food. The Whatcom Conservation District (WCD) is currently accepting pre-orders for its Native Plant Sale. Plants are sold in bundles during the pre-order period. Pre-orders must be received at the WCD office by Monday March 13th and require a $100.00 minimum purchase. A 50% deposit is due upon pre-order placement. Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card. Pre-order pick up will be available before the open sale on Friday, March 24th between 9:00am-3:00pm, at the site of the sale. Orders can also be picked up at the Open Sale, Saturday, March 25th. Order forms and plant descriptions are available on WCDs website www.whatcomcd.org or requested from the WCD office at (360) 526-2381 or e-mail WCD@whatcomcd.org. Plants can also be purchased individually at our open sale. All day of sale purchases are on a first-come, first-serve basis on March 25th, from 9:00am-2:00pm. The sale will be held on the campus of Whatcom Community College at 237 W. Kellogg Rd. at the Roe Studio. The purpose of the WCDs annual plant sale is to promote the stewardship and conservation of our natural resources. Planting native trees and shrubs can provide many positive benefits to your property and the natural environment such as improved water quality, enhanced fish and wildlife habitat, reduction of wind and soil erosion, cleaner air, reduction of energy costs, and beautification of your property! Additionally, proceeds from the plant sale support the WCDs conservation education programs. Whatcom Conservation District 6975 Hannegan Road Lynden, WA 98264 Phone: (360) 526-2381 www.whatcomcd.org

Event Details
  • Date: Saturday, March 25 2017
  • Time: 9-2
  • Location: Whatcom Community College
  • Cost: Free

Fish Trivia

NSEA's 7th annual trivia night will be held on Thursday March 30th at 6:00 PM at Boundary Bay (1107 Railroad Ave, Bellingham). Registration for the event will begin at 5:30. Please plan on arriving early as seats are limited, and you do not want to miss out! Teams can be up to five people with a $5 donation per person to play. Awesome prizes will be awarded to 1st - 3rd place teams.

Event Details
  • Date: Thursday, March 30 2017
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: Boundary Bay Brewery
  • Cost: $5.00

Dance for people with PD

This dance class is specially designed for people living with Parkinsons disease, but caregivers and supporting family or friends are also welcome, as are individuals living with other movement or neurological disorders. Dance is a fundamental expression of human emotion. Rather than focusing on a particular style, this class will open and utilize participants individual movement abilities. The class emphasizes positive qualities of dance: joyfulness, mental activity that integrates physical and cognitive health, excellent full-body exercise, activity that utilizes the senses of vision, hearing, and touch, Inclusive so every person is acknowledged. No registration required. Just show up! Contact Pam with questions...360-510-4711 or kuntzpam@gmail.com

Event Details
  • Date: Thursday, March 30 2017
  • End Date: June 01 2017
  • Recurrence: Weekly on Thursdays
  • Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
  • Location: Ballet Bellingham
  • Cost: FREE

10th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration and Benefit

Celebrate the 10th annual Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican-themed fiesta offering a traditional dinner, terrific live and silent auction packages and interactive raffles and activities. All proceeds benefit the residents and support the programs at Sean Humphrey House.

Event Details
  • Date: Saturday, May 06 2017
  • Time: 5:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Location: 1630 H Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225
  • Cost: $60/ individual; $600/ table of ten

Bellingham Pride All-Ages Dance

Bellingham Pride and Make.Shift Art Space present a night for anyone and everyone to celebrate their pride featuring music, dancing, activities and more.

Event Details
  • Date: Friday, July 07 2017
  • Time: 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 pm
  • Location: Make.Shift Art Space
  • Cost: Free

Bellingham Pride Festival

Bellingham Pride hosts a day to celebrate love, acceptance, and pride in downtown Bellingham. Music, vendors, food, drag queens, family and friends are only part of what makes Pride so special. Check it out for yourself and celebrate your pride.

Event Details
  • Date: Sunday, July 09 2017
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: Depot Market Square
  • Cost: Free