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An Artist’s Perspective

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

Local artists Ellen Clark and Christian Smith will discuss how they translate their life experiences into their artwork–Translating Inspiration Into Art. The presentation is co-sponsored by Bellingham Public Library and Allied Arts Of Whatcom County.

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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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WorkSource Whatcom Job Fair

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway

WorkSource Whatcom is hosting a free Job Fair–for all job seekers. Nearly forty businesses are scheduled to attend. Bring your resume and be ready to interview. (For more information call 676-3271)

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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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Seeking Tutors: Whatcom Literacy Lab

Friday, October 24th 2014 - All Day
at Northwest Baptist Church
3545 Northwest Avenue

Bellingham’s Northwest Baptist Church is seeking tutors for their Whatcom Learning Lab literacy classes. The program helps children and adults learn to read for a minimal fee. They offer one-to-one tutoring from trained volunteers in one-hour sessions, twice a week after school in Bellingham and Blaine. (They’re currently piloting a reading program designed for dyslexic students that also works well for the typical learner)

If you would like to volunteer, or for more information, call 371-3978 or email


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Alzheimer Society Of Washington Annual Fall Conference

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:30 am - 4:15 pm
at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa
4876 Haxton Way

Alzheimer Society Of Washington presents their 28th Annual Fall Conference–Care Partners: Meeting the Challenges. A care partner is any person (family member, loved one, or professional) who assists in the care of another person.

This event is an excellent educational opportunity for anyone with an interest to learn more about Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. It features presentations from experts in the field of dementia, who will provide new tools to meet the inevitable challenges that arise as a care partner.

For more information or to pre-register call 671-3316 or click here.

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Class: Ghost Hunting!

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Bellingham Observers Of The Odd And Obscure is offering a Ghost Hunting Class. Participants will learn how to conduct an investigation, use equipment and interpret findings.

The cost is $50. (Attendees must be age 18 or older)

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Haunted Forest!

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Hillcrest Park

Mount Vernon Parks & Recreation presents Haunted Forest 2014–October 23rd-29th! (not recommended for children under age ten)

Tickets are $10. ($8, if pre-purchased by 5pm, October 23rd)

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“Run Wild Whatcom”

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - All Day
at Whatcom Falls Park
1401 Electric Avenue

Wild Whatcom Walks is hosting Run Wild Whatcom–“an all-ages adventure race and Derby Dash Kids Run”–for individuals and relay teams. Contact Wild Whatcom Walks for information.

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