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Easter Activities in Whatcom County

Friday, April 18th 2014 - All Day

 

Easter Pictures with the Bob Wallin Insurance Bunnies
3 – 5 p.m. on Friday April 18 (1844 Iron Street)
Get a unique Easter picture this year with Bob Wallin Insurance’s family of stuffed character bunnies. The family of four has a son and daughter bunny as well as a baby chick. Stop by for photos, cookies and other Easter treats.

The Fifteenth Annual Golden Egg Hunt on Mount Baker
Saturday, April 19 (Mount Baker Ski Area)
Main hunt: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The search for eggs hits the slope Saturday on Mt. Baker and even adults can join in on the fun. The main hunt is aimed at adults with 4,000 eggs and $10,000 in prizes up for grabs. Eggs are hidden on the slopes and contain either certificates for prizes or clues to the location of the grand prize golden egg. Whoever finds the golden egg will win a 2014-2015 Mt. Baker Season Pass. To join in on the main hunt, you must have either a lift ticket or a season pass.
Kid’s hunts: Ages 2 and under, 10:30 a.m. start at the White Salmon Day Lodge; Ages 3 to 4, 9:30 a.m. start at the White Salmon Day Lodge; Ages 5 to 7, 10 a.m. start at the Kids’ Egg Hunt Park under Chair 7; Ages 8 to 10, 11 a.m. start at the Kid’s Egg Hunt Park under Chair 7
The kid’s hunts are free and everyone is welcome. Kids can grab these eggs on foot and won’t need skis. Each hunt features eggs filled with candy, coins or prizes, as well as features a golden egg grand prize. Everyone who participates gets a prize and a T-shirt.

The Great Community Easter Egg Hunt
10 a.m. on Saturday April 19 (Pioneer Park, 2015 Cherry Street, Ferndale)
The Ferndale Boys & Girls Club and Industrial Credit Union are teaming up to co-host a free Easter egg hunt. More than 5,000 will be hidden throughout Pioneer Park and kids ages 1 to 12 are welcome to participate. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance at the hunt, so parents should bring their cameras.

Easter Extravaganza
10 a.m. and noon on Saturday April 19 (1835 Liberty Street, Lynden)
This Easter egg hunt will feature more than 7,000 eggs filled with candy and a special live performance. The event is hosted by North County Christ the King Community Church and is open to kids ages 2 to12.

Third Annual Kids Easter Fair
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway)
This indoor egg hunt is hosted by the Peace-Health and Friends Relay for Life Team to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The hunt will also have pictures with the Easter Bunny, games, prizes and a coloring contest. There is a suggested donation of $5 per child.

Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt at Bellewood Farms
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (Bellewood Acres & Distilling, 6140 Guide Meridian Road)
Head out for Easter on the farm at Bellewood Acres. Tickets are $8 per child and free for adults. Kids ages 1 to 10 can participate in an egg hunt and ride the apple bin train express. There will be face painting, music, and goody bags filled with games, candy and cookies. Bellewood will also be hosting an Easter brunch on Sunday.

Community Easter Egg Drop
3 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (City Bible Church North Sound, 1986 Main Street, Lynden)
City Bible Church brings you Easter egg hunting to the extreme. A helicopter will fly by and drop 20,000 Easter eggs onto the field below. The eggs can be exchanged for candy. There will also be face painting, balloons, a super slide and bouncy house as well as music and food. Pre-register for the event at citybiblechurchns.org.

Jump Around Fun Zone Easter Scavenger Hunt
10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (Jump Around Fun Zone, 4600 Meridian Street)
Kids can enjoy all the usual fun at Jump Around Fun Zone’s family center with a special Easter twist. Each kid will get a checklist at the door and they can search for items as they explore the slides, bounce walls and other equipment. Completed cards will earn prizes.

Egg Hunt in the Pool
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, 1114 Potter Street)
Take your egg hunt underwater this year at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center. For regular admission prices, kids can search for underwater eggs and other treasure as well as participate in water games. All children under six must have an adult with them in the water.

Bellingham Health Care Annual Easter Egg Hunt
11 a.m. on Saturday April 19 (Bellingham Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, 1200 Birchwood Avenue)
This all-ages hunt will raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk. There will be three areas to search, as well as visits from the Easter Bunny, face painting and a hot dog stand.

Dance the Bunny Hop to benefit KMRE 102.3
5:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (1312 Bay Street)
KMRE 102.3 is hosting a bunny hop this Easter to raise money to replace their transmitters. The bunny hop will feature a cake walk, food and drinks, as well as music by the Swing Connection. The station is run through the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention and is hoping to raise $25,000 to help them stay on the air. Admission is $10 for adults and is free for kids 12 and under.

Easter Egg Hunt
2 p.m. on Saturday April 19 (Bellingham Elks Lodge no.194, 710 Samish Way)
Head over to the Bellingham Elks Lodge for an Easter egg hunt with both hard-boiled and plastic eggs. The hunt is for kids 11 and under. The Easter Bunny will be at the lodge and a photographer will be available for pictures.

Lettered Streets Egg Hunt
10 a.m. on Saturday April 19 (Fouts, Park, Ellsworth and H Streets)
The Lettered Streets Covenant Church is hosting a community egg hunt for children 10 and younger. There will be a special hunt area just for toddlers, crafts, snacks and prizes from neighborhood businesses for the parents.

Easter Egg Hunt
10 a.m. on Saturday April 19 (Louisa Place Assisted Living, 2240 Main Street, Ferndale)
Kids ages 1 to 10 can participate in this hunt. There will be golden eggs filled with special prizes as well as cupcake decorating and coloring books.

Easter Egg Hunt
11:30 a.m. on Sunday April 20 (Bay Horizon Park Activity Center, 7511 Gemini Road, Birch Bay)
Water’s Edge Church brings you this all-ages egg hunt on Easter Sunday.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Leopold
2 – 4 p.m. on Sunday April 20 (1224 Cornwall Avenue)
The Leopold Crystal Ballroom is hosting a free Easter even including an Easter egg hunt, egg painting, cookie decorating, crafts and a visit from the Easter bunny. Please call 360.733.3500 to RSVP.

Easter at Boundary Bay
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday April 20 (1107 Railroad Avenue)
Head to Boundary Bay this Easter for brunch and an Easter egg hunt. Reservations can be made for brunch at either 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. The Easter egg hunt will take place in the beer garden at 11:15 a.m. Brunch is $21 for adults, $17 for seniors, $12 for kids ages 6 to 12 and free for kids 5 and under. Call 360.647.5593 to make a reservation.

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Amateur Radio Technician Level Class

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Nelson Driving School, LLC
2300 James Street Suite 103

Got the Amateur Radio bug?  Whatcom Emergency Communication Group is offering a Technician Level Class–April 19th and 26th. 

The cost is $25 for the class/$15 for the test.

For information contact Rick Nelson: 354-8777 or ke7nez@gmail.com

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“Water Woes”–Public Forum

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

You’re invited to a Public Forum on local water issues–in the Bellingham Public Library Lecture Room.

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Assistance With Veterans’ Benefits

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
at Lynden Public Library
216 4th Street

Veterans and their families are invited to learn about V.A. benefits–and get help applying for them–at a free workshop. 

For more information call (360) 393-5514.

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Mushroom Compost Sale

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Sehome High School
2700 Bill MacDonald Parkway

Kiwanis Club Of Bellingham and students at Sehome High School are working together to help support local youth programs, as well as the Sehome Boys Track Team, the Sehome Key Club and the Sehome Leadership Club.

They’re selling forty-pound bags of Mushroom Compost for $5 per bag. The compost is great for flowers, lawns, shrubs, vegetables and trees.

(For questions about the sale, prepaid sales or bulk sale options, please leave a message for Elizabeth at 360-714-8156)

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N.C.C.T.K. Easter Extravaganza!

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
at North County Christ The King Church
1835 Liberty Street

North County Christ The King Church presents a free Easter Extravaganza for kids (two years-old through 5th grade)–featuring a live performance and two Easter egg hunts (10am and noon). There are over 7,000 eggs stuffed with candy!

For more info: 318-9446, extension 133 or contact children@ncctk.com

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“Skagitonians To Preserve Farmland” Fundraiser

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at La Conner Flats
15978 Best Road

You’re invited to enjoy a special, five-course meal–Skagitonians To Preserve Farmland’s Spring Dinner On The Farm–showcasing and celebrating the bounty of food and produce grown in and around Skagit Valley. A renowned local chef will prepare fresh local ingredients for this one-of-a-kind, field-to-plate, elegant dining experience for 50 guests in a rustic setting.

Tickets are $130.  You must be 21 or older to attend.

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Pan Pan In Concert

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

Pan Pan is a piano-based project created by Bellingham native Sarah Jerns. Since 2008, Pan Pan has striven to show the beauty that lives in the often less explored melancholy side of instrumental music. Drawing on a classical background, Pan Pan (including a backing band of cello, saxophone, viola, guitar, bass and drums) will perform original compositions similar to works by Philip Glass, Yann Tiersen and Max Richer.

Tickets are $10.

Easter Egg Hunt At The Leopold

Sunday, April 20th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at The Leopold Retirement Residence
1224 Cornwall

Bellingham’s The Leopold Crystal Ballroom is hosting free Easter fun–including a an Easter egg hunt, egg painting, cookie decorating, crafts and more…plus a visit from the Easter Bunny!

Please R.S.V.P. at 733-3500.

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Bellingham Evening Toastmasters

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Unity Church of Bellingham
1095 Telegraph Rd.

Bellingham Evening Toastmaster Club invites you to improve your public speaking and leadership skills through weekly meetings.  It’s a chance to test your extemporaneous speaking skills or just sit back and enjoy an evening of entertaining speeches.

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