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Free Tax Assistance

Saturday, February 28th 2015 - All Day
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

As part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA), students from Western Washington University and Whatcom Community College, as well as community volunteers, will offer free tax assistance for low and moderate-income taxpayers–through April 15th–at Western’s Parks Hall 336 and W.C.C.’s Heiner Library. 

WWU hours: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 4:30pm-8:30pm

WCC hours: Monday 5pm-8pm and Friday 9am-noon and 1:30pm-3:30pm

 

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Fundraiser For Deming Resident

Sunday, March 1st 2015 - All Day

January 4th Aaron Cooper lost everything in a fire. His daughter has started a fundraising webpage on his behalf. Click here if you can help. 

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Fundraiser For Ferndale Couple

Sunday, March 1st 2015 - All Day

January 25th Dale and Elaine Spurrell lost everything in a fire. Their granddaughter has started a fundraising webpage on his behalf. Click here if you can help. 

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“RARE”–Call For Artists, Performers And Instructors

Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 5:00 pm
at Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Each Spring Bellingham is home to a half-dozen creative reuse events (Welding Rodeo, Trash Fashion, Recycled Art Shows, Procession Of The Species, Appliance Derby and more!) Artists, performers, presenters and instructors with a passion for Art made from recycled materials are invited to become part of Allied Arts Of Whatcom County‘s Recycled Art & Resource Expo (RARE)–featuring entertainment, workshops, panel discussions, exhibits and booths (April 3rd and 4th). 

Applications are due March 5th. 

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Ferndale High School Presents “Mary Poppins”!

Thursday, March 5th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Ferndale High School
5830 Golden Eagle Drive

Ferndale High School presents the musical Mary Poppins–with performances March 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th and 13th (7pm) and March 14th (1:30pm and 7pm). Tickets are $10 for adults/$7 for students and seniors. (Under 6 get in for free!)

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Whatcom County Home & Garden Show

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 11:00 am
at Northwest Washington Fair And Events Center
1775 Front Street

The 2015 Whatcom County Home & Garden Show runs March 6th (11am-9pm), 7th (10am-9pm) and 8th (11am-5pm). This year’s show features Date Night–with cooking demonstrations; Local Live–with improv and live music; guest Ciscoe Morris; seminars and more. Admission is $8 for adults/$7 for seniors.

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Buster Keaton In “The General”–Plus Wurlitzer Accompaniment

Sunday, March 22nd 2015 - 3:00 pm
at Mount Baker Theatre
104 North Commercial Street

Organist and historic preservationist Dennis James will play Wurlitzer pipe organ during a showing of the silent film The General, starring Buster Keaton. 

Tickets are $10-$22.50. Call 734-6080 for information.

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Kiwanis Club Theatre Night And Auction

Thursday, April 16th 2015 - 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm
at Bellingham Theatre Guild
1600 H Street

Kiwanis Club Of Bellingham presents their annual Theatre Night And Auction–featuring the “charming and outrageously funny” comedy The Foreigner. The evening will include a silent auction. Admission is $20 per person/$36 per couple.

(Proceeds will be used to benefit our community, with particular emphasis on youth and children’s programs)

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