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Mark Panthen Memorial Fund

Monday, February 8th, 2016 - Thursday, March 31st, 2016 - All Day

A Fund has been set up on behalf of Amanda Peart and her children–in memory of husband and father Mark Panthen, who recently lost his life on Mount Baker. For information about the accident click here. To donate to the fund click here.

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“Hugs From Afar”–Communicating On The Internet For Seniors

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 - Monday, February 22nd, 2016 - All Day
at Bellingham Senior Activity Center
315 Halleck Street

Whatcom Council On Aging is hosting three Computer Classes that will teach you skills to keep connected to your loved ones. For information call 733-4030, extension 1035 or email

Email–a basic class for people with very little computer experience. (Mondays at 3pm, January 25th-February 22nd) The cost is $35.

Facebook–a class for people who want to know what Facebook is and how to use it to share pictures and stories with friends and family. (Tuesdays at 3pm, January 19th-February 9th) The cost is $35.

Video Chat–a class that will teach you how to use Skype to see and hear friends and family all around the world! (Tuesdays at 5:30pm, January 19th-February 9th) The cost is $45.


In Concert: Jeremiah Craig

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Kulshan Brewing Company
2238 James Street

Jeremiah Craig is performing at Bellingham’s Kulshan Brewing Company. Craig’s original material is steeped in Folk music tradition…but with contemporary topics and themes, his songs embrace what it means to be human in the 21st century. 

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Free Event For Job Seekers

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
at Westin Seattle Hotel
1900 5th Avenue

HireLive presents a Marketing Career Fair for people interested in sales, retail and management career opportunities.

For information email

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Presentation: Life In Peace Corps

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Peace Corps volunteer Vanessa Leja will share inspiring stories of her experiences as an English teacher in South Africa, and discuss the Peace Corps application process! The presentation is in WWU Communications Facility Room 110.

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In Concert: Griffin House

Friday, February 12th, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
at The Green Frog

Nashville-based Griffin House is on tour, promoting his new album. His songs “infuse Roots, Rock, Blues and Country to create a blend of songs and images that set him apart from other songwriters”. Tickets are $15.

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Whatcom/Skagit Model Railroad Club Open House

Saturday, February 13th, 2016 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Whatcom/Skagit Model Railroad Club
1469 Silver Run Lane

Whatcom/Skagit Model Railroad Club hosts an Open House the 2nd Saturday of the month (except January 16th and April 16th this year)–September through June. There are Open Houses are scheduled for March 12th, May 14th and June 11th.

WSMRC is located on the border, between Whatcom and Skagit counties. (Take I-5 to exit 240. Go east on Lake Samish Road for a 1/2 mile. At the stop sign, turn left onto Old Highway 99 for 1/4 mile. We are on the right adjacent to Alger Community Church)

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Annual Kiwanis Benefit

Saturday, February 13th, 2016 - 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Bellewood Acres
6140 Guide Meridian

Mark Kelly Jazz/Swing Quartet is performing at the 4th annual Lynden Kiwanis Wine, Chocolate, Cheese And Micro Brew Tasting fundraiser–a fun-filled evening for you and your Valentine! Tickets are $30.


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Protea String Quartet: The Evolution Of ‘I Do’

Sunday, February 14th, 2016 - 2:00 pm
at Whatcom Museum
121 Prospect Street

Ray Kamada and Protea String Quartet present a Musical Demonstration and Light Lecture–The Evolution of ‘I Do’!–recounting “the rapid expansion of gigging string quartet repertoires over the past ten years”. The presentation is free with the cost of museum admission.

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Child Car Safety Seat Checks

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Skagit Valley Hospital
1415 East Kincaid

Safe Kids Northwest presents free Child Car Safety Seat Checks. Certified child safety seat technicians will assess child safety seats for age and size-appropriateness; proper installation and use; recalls and visible damage.

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