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Free Presentation: Identity Theft

Wednesday, September 24th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Key Bank is hosting a presentation about identity theft–and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

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“The Sound Of Music”

Wednesday, September 24th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Claire vg Thomas Theatre
655 Front Street

Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents the beloved musical The Sound Of Music–with fifteen performances, September 24th-October 12th. Click here for days and showtimes.

Tickets are $12 for adults/$10 for seniors and students/$8 for children.

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Humorous Speech Contest & Table Topics Speech Contest

Thursday, September 25th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Whatcom Educational Credit Union
5659 Pacific Highway

If you’re ready for a belly laugh…take in an evening of entertainment, hosted by Whatcom County Toastmasters–a Humorous Speech Contest and a Table Topics Speech Contest.

This is a potluck event. Feel free to bring guests and something good to eat and share. (No admittance after 6pm.)


Lummi Indian Business Council/Chamber Golf Classic

Friday, September 26th 2014 - 12:00 pm
at North Bellingham Golf Course
205 West Smith Road

Lummi Indian Business Council presents the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber Of Commerce Golf Classic. Registration is $600 per foursome or $150 for individual golfers.

(Sponsors are welcome.  Call 734-1330 for information)

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Free Admission: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - All Day

U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at National Forest-operated recreation day-use fee sites, including Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest for National Public Lands Day (September 27th). (These sites normally require a $5 fee per vehicle or recreation pass)

The next Free Day is Veterans Day weekend (November 8th-11th).

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Annual Fall Festival

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Everson’s Immanuel Lutheran Church invites you to their annual Fall Festival–featuring vendors; a lunch counter and bakery; a silent auction and more.

Proceeds go toward local charities and to those in need.



Free Community Meal

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
at United Church Of Ferndale
2034 Washington Street

United Church Of Ferndale is hosting a Free Community Meal. (384-1422 or

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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, September 27th 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

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Free Legal Advice

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Local Law Advocates provide free legal advice (and work with low-income individuals to gain the proper documents needed to get a state ID card)–as part of the Bellingham Public Library’s Street Law program.

(Consultations are on a first-come, first-served basis)


Fund Our Farms And Eat Local–At “Farm Fund Hootennany”!

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

You’re invited to help support local farms–at the second annual all-ages Farm Fund Hootenanny–featuring food (of course!), live music by The Great Big Taters, square dancing and more! Proceeds go to Community Food Co-op Fund, benefiting food and farming projects in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Admission is by $5-to-$20 donation. 

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