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“Shellfish Safety” Map In Real-Time

Monday, August 25th 2014 - All Day

The State Department Of Health provides a map of the region showing which areas are safe for shellfish harvesting at any given time–and which are off limits because of biotoxin contamination. Click here for the map.

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Seeking Volunteers: “Hospice Of The Northwest”

Tuesday, August 26th 2014 - All Day
at Hospice Of The Northwest
227 Freeway Drive, Suite A

Hospice Of The Northwest has placements for volunteers throughout Skagit, Island and Snohomish Counties. Volunteers offer comfort to the terminally ill and to those who love them. If you have a little time to share, you can make a big difference for a neighbor in need–by making friendly visits; listening to stories and sharing memories.

For information call 814-5550 or email

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“GriefShare” Support Group

Thursday, August 28th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at North County Christ The King Church
1816 18th Street

North County Christ The King is hosting GriefShare–a  thirteen week seminar and support group, designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. The group is led by caring people, who have experienced loss and want to help you process your pain and journey toward hope and healing.

For more information call 318-9446.


Call For Artists: 2015 Juried Artist Series And “Inside the Box” Series

Friday, August 29th 2014 - 5:00 pm
at Allied Arts
1418 Cornwall Avenue

The 2015 Juried Artist Series will consist of approximately eight shows, each one a month long. Participation is open to all artists in Whatcom County. Membership with Allied Arts of Whatcom County is required and can be obtained at the time of application.

The Inside the Box Series was created to highlight smaller, special, handmade goods of any medium. These goods will be shown in display cases, and will run the same length of time (4 weeks) as shows in the gallery space. Items considered for display may include but are not limited to jewelry, small sculptures, miniature paintings, art books, etc.

Applications are due by August 29th. Click here for more information.

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“Woodpalooza 2014″

Friday, August 29th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Whidbey Island Center For The Arts
565 Camano Avenue

Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild presents the 11th annual Woodpalooza exhibition–featuring pieces by twenty local woodworkers. The exhibition runs August 30th-September 1st (noon-5pm). Also, there’s an Opening Reception, August 29th.

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Community Pancake Breakfast (With Berries!)

Saturday, August 30th 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am
at Lynden Community Center
401 Grover Street

Lynden Community Center is hosting a Breakfast fundraiser–featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes or french toast–with berry topping; eggs; sausage; orange juice and coffee.

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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, August 30th 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


Ferndale Uncorked!

Saturday, August 30th 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Christ Lutheran Church
5904 Vista Drive

You’re invited to enjoy an outdoor wine tasting–including hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and live music–Ferndale Uncorked! It’s a fundraiser for Ferndale’s only shelter for homeless families, Interfaith Coalition’s Our House. Ferndale Uncorked! will support expansion of Our House. The recently-completed triplex currently houses three families.

Tickets are $25 per person/$40 per couple.


Summer Concert: Rivertalk

Saturday, August 30th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rivertalk is performing–as part of the 2014 Heart Of Anacortes Summer Concert Series. The evening also features the Rick Epting Foundation Silent Auction. Admission is by $10 donation. Click here for more information. 


Deadline: United Blind Of Whatcom County Scholarship

Sunday, August 31st 2014 - All Day

United Blind Of Whatcom County is offering scholarships to eligible applicants who are enrolled or are accepted to enroll in an accredited vocational school, college or university in The Northwest. Applicants must be legally blind in both eyes and must be residents of Washington (for a period of at least twelve consecutive months at the time of application)

For information call 360-933-4703 or click here.

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