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Blue Skies For Children: Free Shoes And Socks

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 - All Day
at Blue Skies For Children
2505 Cedarwood Avenue, Suite 5,

Blue Skies For Children will provide a brand new pair of shoes and socks (for up to five children per family) for children who are homeless or in foster care. They’re taking appointments now through May 26th.

Call 756-6710 for more information about their Shoe Give program.

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Friends Of Bellingham Public Library Book Sale

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 - Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - 10:00 am
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

Friends Of Bellingham Public Library presents their annual Ski To Sea Book Sale–May 25th-28th–featuring a large selection of books and other media for all ages! The hours are 10am-6pm, May 25th, 26th and 27th (half-price day); 10am-1pm, May 28th ($4/bag sale).


In Concert: Ron Artis II & Thunderstorm

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 - 7:30 pm
at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

The Artis Brothers grew up writing and performing music as two of eleven children in an artistic family on Oahu’s North Shore. Their smooth voices blend together in all-original compositions about their home, life and family. Tickets are $12 until May 14th/$15 after May 14th/$20 at the door. 

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At The Upfront: “Tarnation”

Friday, May 27th, 2016 - Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - 8:00 pm
at The Upfront Theatre
1208 Bay Street

Bellingham’s The Upfront Theatre presents Tarnation–an improvised Western–every Friday and Saturday in May. Visit the website for ticket information. 

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Banner Kids Needed!

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - All Day

Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber Of Commerce is looking for middle school kids to be part of the banner crew in the annual Blossomtime Parade–May 28th. Volunteers will walk the parade route, carrying banners for the award-winners. For information call 746-0737 or email


Ferndale Community Meal

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
at United Church of Ferndale
2034 Washington Street

United Church Of Ferndale is hosting a free Community Meal! There are also free Community Meals scheduled for June 11th and 25th; July 9th and 16th; August 13th and 27th; September 10th and 24th; October 8th and 22nd; November 12th and 19th; December 10th and 17th.


Lummi Island Artists’ Studio Tour

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - Sunday, May 29th, 2016 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Lummi Island Artists’ Studio Tour features the work of more than 40 artists and craftspeople at over two dozen locations around the island!

The tour is May 28th and 29th.


The 44th Annual “Ski To Sea” Race!

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 - All Day

The 93-mile course–from the snow of Mount Baker to the water’s edge in Fairhaven–features some of the most beautiful scenery in the nation! Click here for information about this year’s race.


Ski To Sea WTA Shuttle Buses

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 - 11:30 am - 7:15 pm

Whatcom Transportation Authority is running extra buses on Route 14–between Western Washington University and the Ski To Sea Festival in Fairhaven. Free parking’s available in Lot C at Western (on Bill McDonald Parkway at West College Way). Buses will leave approximately every fifteen-minutes. Route 401 (the Red Line) is also offering service–every thirty-minutes–between downtown bus station and Fairhaven. The cost is one-dollar per trip.

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Bellingham Chess & Coffee Sundays!

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 - Sunday, December 25th, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Bellingham Chess & Coffee Meetup invites you to join them Sunday afternoons! It’s an opportunity to meet other chess enthusiasts and play the world’s oldest and most strategic game. All ages and skill levels are welcome. (Contact the club for this week’s location)

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