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Tall Ships Come To Blaine!

Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - All Day
at Blaine Harbor
235 Marine Drive

Just in time for Drayton Harbor Days, the Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be in Blaine–for Public Tours ($3) and Public Sailings ($43)! The vessels will be at Blaine Harbor July 29-through-August 3rd.

Click here for information.

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Grand Opening: “Northwest Youth Services” Store

Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
at We Creations
929A North State Street

Northwest Youth Services presents “We Creations” Screen Printing And Up-Cycling Studio–a new retail space, featuring locally-designed products.

The We Creations studio will provide vocational training and skill development activities for homeless and at-risk youth and young adults in Whatcom County. Regular workshops, run by staff and volunteers, will teach participants screen printing, how to use sewing machines for up-cycling (re-purposing and adding value to discarded materials) and other crafting techniques–so they can create original products and unique designs.

The facility will be participating in Bellingham’s Downtown Art Walk: August 1st (6pm-10pm)!


Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway

St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center is hosting a Free Workshop on Advance Care Planning. You’ll learn why planning is necessary; how to choose someone to be your Durable Power-Of-Attorney for health care; how to talk to loved ones and doctors about your preferences for end-of-life care and how to complete and file Advance Directive paperwork. (Pre-registration is not required)

For more information visit Whatcom Alliance For Health Advancement.


“Downtown Sounds” Concert Series

Wednesday, July 30th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Publish The Quest and 3 On The Tree are performing, as part of the 10th annual Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series, presented by Downtown Bellingham Partnership. The free concert series features music, dancing, food and live entertainment suitable for the whole family–Wednesdays (July 9th-through-August 6th) on Bay Street, between Prospect and West Champion.

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Design Plans For Cornwall Beach Park

Wednesday, July 30th 2014 - 6:30 pm
at City Hall
210 Lottie Street

Bellingham Parks And Recreation Department is hosting an Open House, including a Presentation on the updated design plans for Cornwall Beach Park. Consultants and City staff will present background information–and the final draft Conceptual Master Plan–including shoreline and nearshore habitat concepts.

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One Evening Women’s Handgun Class

Wednesday, July 30th 2014 - All Day
at Plantation Indoor Range
5102 Samish Highway

Whatcom County Parks And Recreation Department is offering a one-evening Women’s Handgun Class–covering basic operation and care of handguns; choosing the right ammunition and the laws and liabilities related to self-defense and home-defense–August 4th.  The cost is $35.

The Registration Deadline is July 30th. (733-2900)

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“Tunes on the Terrace” with Jacob Moon!

Wednesday, July 30th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Cornerstone Farm
8508 Van Buren Road

You’re invited to see Canadian singer/songwriter Jacob Moon in an Open Air Concert. Bring your own lawn chair and blanket! (Admission is by donation)

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Public Meeting: Results Of Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest Survey

Thursday, July 31st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Darrington Community Center
570 Sauk Avenue

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest recently collected input from the public about which roadways in the forest are the most used and which are considered by visitors to be the most valuable. They’re releasing the results of the survey at a public meeting in Darrington.

(Forest officials are in the process of creating a sustainable road strategy to maintain the forest road system within budget limitations)

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National Night Out Against Crime Kickoff

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Bellingham Police Department
505 Grand Avenue

Bellingham Police Department is hosting a Kickoff Event for the 31st annual Night Out Against Crime! Drop by for a free hot dog!

You’re invited to host a social gathering on your block (barbecue, ice cream social, pot luck, etc.) in the early evening of August 5th. Events related to National Night Out will be featured on the Bellingham Police Department Twitter site. (@Bellinghampd)

For more information call 778-8657 or email (The first 40 people to register an event will receive a free National Night Out barbecue apron, balloons and other promotional items. Also, if you live in Bellingham you can request a guest speaker from the Police Department, WhatComm Dispatch Center or Office Of Emergency Management. The number of guest speakers is limited, so make your request early!)


Allied Arts “Door Art Throwdown”!

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Allied Arts Of Whatcom County presents their 4th annual Door Art Throwdown! Ten teams of artists will have two hours to create a masterpiece on a repurposed door. Art Walk participants will be able to watch the artists in action and vote on which team they like most.

The door art will be sold that evening during a silent auction.

To participate call 676-8548 or click here for information.

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