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Breakfast with Sinterklaas

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am
at Lynden Community Center
401 Grover Street

Come for a hearty breakfast of pancakes or French toast, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee and then welcome the arrival of Sinterklaas at 9:30 a.m.  Learn about this Dutch tradition and visit and take pictures with Sinterklaas throughout the morning.  Breakfast is $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for children.

The Coats Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Bellingham High School Theater
2020 Cornwall Avenue

The Pacific Northwest’s premier a cappella group, The Coats, will return to Bellingham High School (BHS) on Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 pm with their thoroughly engaging holiday concert. Known for tightly arranged interactive performances, The Coats’ seamless blend of music and comedy moves audiences to outbursts of laughter one minute and joyful tears the next. Small advanced choirs from BHS, Sehome HS and Squalicum HS will open this annual fundraiser for the BHS choir program. General seating tickets, $20, are available at the BHS ASB office (2020 Cornwall Avenue, phone: 676-5006), Village Books in Fairhaven, and the Community Food Co-op at Cordata. Tickets also available at the door (open at 7 pm) but advanced purchase is recommended.National touring artists and the Pacific Northwest’s premier a cappella group, The Coats, are returning to Bellingham High School (BHS) with their thoroughly entertaining holiday concert. Known for tightly arranged interactive performances, The Coats’ seamless blend of music and comedy moves audiences to outbursts of laughter as well as joyful tears. The Coats are also known for their generous commitment to music programs at regional high schools and colleges. Their upcoming concert will again be a major fundraiser for the BHS choir program. BHS Showstoppers, SHS Chamber Choir and SqHS Storm Singers will open the concert with short performances. General seating tickets ($15 through November 25, $20 thereafter) are available at the BHS ASB office (2020 Cornwall Avenue), Village Books and the Food Co-op at Cordata.

A 3D Corp Technology After-Hours Event – Minimizing Business Risk

Wednesday, December 10th 2014 - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
at 3D Corp Headquarters
2103 Grant St

On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014, 3D Corporation, the Northwest Washington’s leading provider of business technology services, will be hosting their second open house entitled “Minimizing Business Risk with Better Technology” for Puget Sound business owners and managers. From 4 pm to 6:30 pm at 3D headquarters, 3D engineers, management, and staff will be available in an informal setting to answer your questions about network security, disaster recovery and other related topics; it’s the after-hours opportunity to pick the collective brain of this local technology resource.

“Our first After-Hours event turned out to be a very useful for our guests and for 3D as well.” said Dave Koshinz, CEO of 3D Corporation, “This time around, we are focusing on business success in the face of increased technology risks from hackers, organized crime and outdated hardware and software.”

Attendees will have the chance to attend an informal breakout session with 3D engineers on a variety of security and disaster avoidance topics.

3D Corporation has been providing technology consulting and network engineering services to businesses and organizations in the Pacific Northwest since 1987.  To learn more about this event or 3D Corporation, please visit http://www.3dcorp.us/open-house/

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Annual Turkey Drive

Friday, December 12th 2014 - All Day
at Snapper Shuler Kenner
501 Front Street

Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance–in Bellingham and Lynden–is holding their third annual Turkey Drive! Now-through-December 12th they’ll match your donation of $15 toward each bird you’d like to contribute–up to the first 100 turkeys. The turkeys will be distributed by Bellingham Food Bank and Lynden’s Project Hope to local families-in-need.

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Free Community Meal

Saturday, December 13th 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 fcm.ferndale@gmail.com)

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Burlington Food Drive

Friday, December 19th 2014 - All Day
at Advance America
104 Gilkey Road

Advance America, in Burlington, is holding a Food Drive to help feed the hungry in our community. They’re accepting donations of canned goods and non-perishable items--now through December 19th. All donations will go to Friendship House in Mount Vernon.

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Free Community Meal

Saturday, December 20th 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 fcm.ferndale@gmail.com)

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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, December 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 www.alternativehumanesociety.com.

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“Memories Of Blaine” Calendars!

Wednesday, December 31st 2014 - All Day
at Blaine Senior Center
763 G Street

Blaine Senior Center is selling Memories Of Blaine 2015 calendars–featuring humorous quotes from Blaine Journal (1895-1912) and pictures from the Whatcom Museum photo archives . Calendars are $10, with proceeds benefiting the Center’s many programs.

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