Whatcom Museum “Fire Sale”

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building
250 Flora Street

The Whatcom Museum store is holding a “fire sale”. Look for outdoor tables, featuring reduced prices on items ranging from stationery to toys–and home decor accessories marked down to $1.

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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, July 26th 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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Annual Marine Corps League Picnic And Potluck

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at American Legion Post 7
1688 West Bakerview Road

Marines (active and veteran), their families, friends and supporters are invited to the 4th annual Marine Corps League Picnic And Potluck, hosted by Bellingham Detachment 1335 Marine Corps League. The event will feature a barbecue, a silent auction, a kids’ play area and more.

To RSVP call 635-6162 or email


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Bite Of Skagit

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Waterfront Park at Swinomish Casino & Lodge
12885 Casino Drive

You’re invited to bring your friends and family to the annual Bite Of Skagit–a benefit for Skagit Food Distribution Center! Bite Of Skagit will feature delicious samples from local restaurants, live music, children’s activities and more.

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Workshop: “Gadgets, Robots And Gizmos Of The Sci-Fi Universe”

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
at Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building
250 Flora Street

With inspiration from Whatcom Museum‘s The Art Of Genre: Posters From Hollywood’s Golden Age, you’re invited to build your own sci-fi props and gizmos from recycled materials–at a Kids’ Workshop (ages 9-13), hosted by artist Thor Myhre. 

The cost is $12.50, which includes materials. Register by email at or by phone: 778-8960.

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Bellingham Girls Rock Camp Barbecue

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at 3six0 Music
1012 W Holly Street

You’re invited to the Bellingham Girls Rock Camp Barbecue fundraiser. Tickets are $5.


“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Fairhaven District
Harris Ave

One Fine Fool will perform—prior to a screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”—as part of the 15th annual Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema series in Bellingham. Admission is $5.


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Tall Ships Come To Anacortes

Sunday, July 27th 2014 - All Day
at Cap Sante Boat Haven
1019 Q Avenue

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be in Anacortes–for public Tours ($3) and public Sailings ($43)! During their visit (through July 27th), the vessels will make a five-day trip to the San Juan Islands for the annual Expedition Voyages Family & Youth Camp.

Click here for information.

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“EverybodyBIKE Summer Ride” In Bellingham!

Sunday, July 27th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building
250 Flora Street

The folks at Whatcom Museum invite you to dress as your favorite movie character for a bicycle ride along historic trolley routes in Bellingham. The ride ends with a special viewing of the The Art Of Genre: Posters From Hollywood’s Golden Age exhibit at the museum.

The cost is $3.


Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway

St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center is hosting a Free Workshop on Advance Care Planning. You’ll learn why planning is necessary; how to choose someone to be your Durable Power-Of-Attorney for health care; how to talk to loved ones and doctors about your preferences for end-of-life care and how to complete and file Advance Directive paperwork. (Pre-registration is not required)

For more information visit Whatcom Alliance For Health Advancement.

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