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Downtown Mount Vernon Art Walk

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 - Thursday, October 6th, 2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Downtown Mount Vernon
Corner of First & Myrtle Streets

The latest in the monthly series of First Thursday Art Walks in Mount Vernon features original works by local and regional artists at sixteen locations.

Mount Vernon Downtown Association hosts Art Walks the First Thursday of each month–April through October. The remaining dates for 2016 Art walks are 5/5, 6/2, 7/7, 8/4, 9/1 and 10/6.

(For information about participating in future Art Walks call 336-3801 or email dep.mvda@gmail.com)

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Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - All Day

High school juniors and seniors with an interest in Law Enforcement as a career are invited to spend a week this Summer (July 10-16) learning about duties and job opportunities–at the annual Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp at Washington State Patrol Academy in Shelton. Click here for more information.

The application deadline is May 6th.

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Bellingham Children’s Art Walk

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Avenue

It’s your chance to stroll through downtown Bellingham and enjoy the works of the younger Art community! Whatcom County students will proudly display their works of art during the 16th annual Children’s Art Walk, presented by Allied Arts Of Whatcom County. The evening also includes music and a number of activities for kids and adults!

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Blue Skies For Children Casino Night

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Blue Skies For Children presents their 9th annual Casino Night–featuring mock casino gaming, appetizers, a no-host bar and entertainment!

Early Bird tickets (through April 29th) are $50 each. After April 29th, tickets are $60 each. Tickets are available through the website or by calling 756-6710.

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All-Ages Concert

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Unknown Board Shop
105 Grand Avenue

Bellingham’s Unknown Board Shop is hosting an All-Ages Concert–featuring Mr. Feel Good and The Firm Believers…with Quinton Rundell!  Admission is $5.

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Bellingham Fringe Series: “Music, Magic & Mayhem”

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 7:30 pm
at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

Bellingham Fringe Series presents Music, Magic & Mayhem–featuring Bellingham native Strangely and the comedy/magic show More Bange For Your Buck! There are two performances: May 6th and May 7th. Tickets are $15.

“Accordion punk auteur Strangely is the only mime ever to receive a noise citation from the LAPD! Feisty, fringe magician Christopher Bange serves up some damn fine magic, with a side of humor and attitude!”

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iDiOM Theater: *Final* 48-Hour Festival At Cornwall Avenue!

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 7:30 pm
at iDiOM Theater
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Bellingham’s iDiOM Theater presents two nights of world premiere one-act plays, all written and produced in the prior twenty-four hours, based on audience suggestions! This is the final 48-Hour Theater Festival at the Cornwall site–their home of fourteen years–before they move to their new home, Sylvia Center For The Arts. Tickets are $12.

Six writers work through the night and submit their freshly-printed ten-minute scripts early the next morning. Actors and directors then work through the day to memorize, rehearse, costume…and perform the six new plays–that same night. (There are shows at 7:30 and 9:30) The audience at the first night’s first show picks the theme for the second night…and the cycle begins again: page-to-stage in 24 hours…twice!

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“Women Sharing Hope” Mother’s Day Weekend

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - All Day
at Semiahmoo Resort, Golf & Spa
9565 Semiahmoo Parkway

Women Sharing Hope invites you to join them for their annual Mother’s Day Weekend Champagne Luncheon and Silent Handbag Auction–with proceeds benefiting Rebound. (Semiahmoo Resort has a special discount for participants who stay the entire weekend) Contact Women Sharing Hope for more information.

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“Students Leading Change” Conference

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
at Whatcom Community College
237 West Kellogg Road

Student leaders at Whatcom Community College present the third annual Students Leading Change Conference–a free event designed to “promote understanding of social justice issues and inspire participants to create a more inclusive community.” For the event schedule–and to register–click here.

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Annual “Have A Heart Run”

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 8:15 am - 11:30 am
at Edgewater Park
600 Behrens Millett Road

It’s time for the 7th annual Have A Heart Run–a family-friendly fundraiser–featuring a timed 5K/10K Run, 2K Walk (dogs & strollers are welcome) and a 1/2 mile Kids’ Run! Proceeds benefit Community Action Of Skagit County. (They offer many different services, ranging from homeless prevention to nutrition support and–above all–hope)

Sign up as a team and receive a 10% discount! Teams and Individuals can also sign up to raise pledges for Community Action; just make sure to register as a fundraiser!

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