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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

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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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, April 26th 2014 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Pet Palace Consignment
5373 Guide Meridian

Whatcom County’s Alternative Humane Society holds a Pet Adoption Event the last Saturday of every month at Pet Palace Consignment.  It’s your chance to meet furry friends who are looking for their forever home!

(Please note: They do not do same-day adoptions.  If there’s a dog you’re interested in, you’re invited to complete a Statement Of Interest, which can be downloaded at www.alternativehumanesociety.com.

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