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“Memories Of Blaine” Calendars!

Monday, October 27th 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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Free Developmental Screening For Children Up To Age Five

Monday, October 27th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway

You’ll have a chance to speak with an Early Childhood specialist about your child’s development at a free Developmental Screening Clinic–presented by Opportunity Council and Bellingham Public Schools

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Professional Woman Of The Year Banquet

Tuesday, October 28th 2014 - 5:30 pm
at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa
4876 Haxton Way

Whatcom Women In Business presents their 32nd annual Professional Woman Of The Year Banquet. One of six finalists will be chosen as Whatcom County’s Professional Woman Of The Year–personifying leadership, professionalism, mentoring and community.

Tickets are $65.

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Presentation: “Concussion In The Young Athlete”

Tuesday, October 28th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at City Hall
210 Lottie Street

Michael Fraas, of Western Washington University’s Communication Sciences And Disorders Department presents Concussion In The Young Athlete: Considerations For Safe Return-To-Play And Return-To-Learn–in the Bellingham City Council chambers.

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Anarchist Perspective: “Another Politics”

Wednesday, October 29th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Writer and Anarchist organizer Chris Dixon presents Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements–in Fairhaven College Auditorium. He’ll discuss “how another politics is being constructed from the convergence of anti-authoritarian radicalism and broader-based movements in the United States and Canada”.

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Free Concert: African Children’s Choir

Wednesday, October 29th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Faith Community Church
586 Birch Bay-Lynden Road

African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances! The concert will feature well-loved Children’s Songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites.

Admission is free, but donations are welcome. (A freewill offering will be taken)

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Bellingham High School Creepy Cabaret and Auction

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Bellingham High School
2020 Cornwall Avenue

Bellingham High School presents an evening of great entertainment and delicious food–the annual all-ages Creepy Cabaret And Auction!

Before the show, you’re invited to enjoy a hearty and varied soup/dessert buffet. The talented BHS choir students will entertain with a mix of solo and ensemble performances. A silent auction with some terrific packages will be open for bidding all evening to benefit the choir program, including support for master workshops, tours and classroom needs.

Admission is $10 for adults/$5 for students.

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“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Mount Baker Theatre
104 North Commercial Street

Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre is hosting their annual Hallowe’en presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (rated “R”)featuring local actors and singers. The film will be projected onto a large screen, while the performers sing and act out key scenes.

Tickets are $10 (“plus applicable fees”) There are two shows (8pm and midnight), daily–October 30th-November 1st.

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Local Firefighter Fundraiser: “Operation Warm”

Friday, October 31st 2014 - All Day

For the second year Whatcom County firefighters are joining forces with the national non-profit Operation Warm to raise money to distribute specially-made Winter coats to local at-risk children. Last year Bellingham/Whatcom County Firefighters Local 106 distributed 60 (American-made) coats. This year, they’re hoping to raise enough to distribute 300 coats. October 31st is the fundraising deadline.

(If they reach their goal, firefighters will personally fit each child and help them write their names on the tag inside that reads, “Made especially for you”!)

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Seeking Volunteers: “Hospice Of The Northwest”

Friday, October 31st 2014 - All Day
at Hospice Of The Northwest
227 Freeway Drive, Suite A

Hospice Of The Northwest has placements for volunteers throughout Skagit, Island and Snohomish Counties. Volunteers offer comfort to the terminally ill and to those who love them. If you have a little time to share, you can make a big difference for a neighbor in need–by making friendly visits; listening to stories and sharing memories.

For information call 814-5550 or email jbarr@hospicenw.org.

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