Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club “White Elephant Sale”

Monday, October 20th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Bloedel Donovan Community Center
2214 Electric Avenue

Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club is holding their annual White Elephant Sale–featuring rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, lapidary equipment, rock hounding tools and related items. Visitors are invited to bring items for the sale. Proceeds will help fund the Western Washington University Earth Sciences scholarship program.

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Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 10:00 am
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Puget Sound Blood Center will be set up at Western Washington University’s Viking Union 565 and in Red Square--October 21st, 22nd and 23rd.

Your single pint of blood can help as many as three patients! (It takes 900 donors a day to meet the need for blood in the Puget Sound region)

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Presentation: “The Economics Of Business Innovation And Sustainability”

Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 2:30 pm
at Western Washington University

Senior Scientist for Natural Resources Defense Council Allen Hershkowitz (also known as “The Godfather of Greening”) will discuss The Economics Of Business Innovation And Sustainability–in Communication Facility, Room 120.

(Hershkowitz is considered a leader in making environmental responsibility understandable and achievable for individuals and businesses. He serves as an adviser to diverse enterprises, from Major League Sports to Dupont)

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“Nerds Night Out” At The Shakedown

Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 6:00 pm
at The Shakedown
1212 North State Street

Bellingham’s The Shakedown is hosting Nerds Night Out! Nerds of all kinds (age 21 and older) are invited to swap stories, comics and whatever else nerds like to swap… The evening will feature comics; baby Groot sculptures by Jesse Kennedy; original art by Luke McKay; glitter tattoos by Glitt3r Lyfe and more. Admission is free.

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Concert: Vadym Kholodenko

Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

2013 Cliburn Gold Medal winner Vadym Kholodenko will perform the music of Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy and Balakirev. Tickets are available here.

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Masterclass: Vadym Kholodenko

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

2013 Cliburn Gold Medal winner Vadym Kholodenko will lead a Masterclass. It’s free and open to the public!

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“Getting Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control”

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Skagit Valley Hospital
1415 East Kincaid

Arthritis Foundation‘s Lisa Mitchell presents Put Pain In Its Place: How To Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control–strategies for controlling and even preventing pain.

The program is free, but pre-registration is required: 814-2424 or 629-6481.

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“Shellfish Safety” Map In Real-Time

Thursday, October 23rd 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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Animals As Natural Therapy “Healing Hearts” Breakfast

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 7:15 am - 8:30 am
at Bellingham Cruise Terminal
355 Harris Avenue

Animals As Natural Therapy is hosting their annual “Healing Hearts” Breakfast fundraiser–“a special time to come together to be educated and inspired by amazing stories of hope and healing that have transformed lives at Animals As Natural Therapy“. 

For reservations call 671-3509 or email asap!

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Scott Sonnon On “Meeting The Challenges Of Dyslexia”

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Bellingham High School
2020 Cornwall Avenue

Decoding Dyslexia WA, Bellingham High School PTSA and the Washington branch of International Dyslexia Association are sponsoring a town hall-style interactive presentation, hosted by Scott Sonnon. A five-time world martial arts champion; fitness industry magnate; award winning producer and author and TEDx Bellingham presenter, Scott will discuss his struggles with dyslexia–and ways of transforming those challenges and embracing the unique strengths that come with them.

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