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“Fright Night” With The Bellingham Roller Betties!

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 9:00 pm
at Rumors Cabaret
1119 Railroad Avenue

You’re invited to the Bellingham Roller Betties‘ annual fundraiser–Fright Nighta night of costumes, dancing and Hallowe’en fun!

Admission is $4 (with a costume) or $5 (without a costume).

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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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“An Afternoon in Bucolia: Just Forkin’ Around”

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

South Fork Valley Community Association presents An Afternoon in Bucolia: Just Forkin’ Around–a benefit for KAVZ, the community volunteer-run, low-power FM station located in East Whatcom County. The program features Storytelling by The South Fork Players**; live music with Marcia Gruderian; an interview with Deming Library Manager Katrina Carabba; youth Art activities and more! Admission is free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.

**Jeffrey Margolis: “Night Of The Jet Boat Cowboys” (Stranded cows in a flooded valley? Bring on the jet boats and hang on for dear life!) and Matthew Thuney: “Battle Of The Hillside, Parts I & II” (What happens when a city boy battles country cattle? The consequences are hilarious and “un-herd” of!).

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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Monday, November 3rd 2014 - 2:30 pm - 4:00 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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TED Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, November 4th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Explorations Academy
1701 Ellis Street, Suite 215

On the first Tuesday of each month Bellingham’s Explorations Academy presents a free screening of TED* talks–addressing a specific topic (like diversity, invention, neighborhoods, etc.) followed by an open discussion of the impact of that topic on our local community. The purpose of TED Talk Tuesday is to facilitate nonsectarian and nonpartisan discourse on important subjects.

*TED Talk Tuesday is not affiliated with the TED or TEDxBellingham organizations. This event is presented under the Creative Commons license for non-commercial distribution of TED materials.

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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at Spring Creek Retirement & Assisted Living
223 East Bakerview Road

Spring Creek Retirement & Assisted Living 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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“Civilian Conservation Corps At Deception Pass”

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Anacortes Library
1220 10th Street

Anacortes Public Library is hosting a PresentationCivilian Conservation Corps At Deception Pass–by Deception Pass State Park Manager Jack Hartt. CCC built many structures at the park that we still use today.

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Craft Fair Vendors Sought

Thursday, November 6th 2014 - 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Skagit Valley Hospital
1415 East Kincaid

Skagit Regional Health is seeking vendors for their annual Craft Fair (November 6th and 7th). The craft fair has been growing over the last few years, and now includes a variety of arts, crafts, collectibles and delicious treats. Table rentals are $60 per day. For information call 428-2189 or email bcarter@skagitvalleyhospital.org.

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Free Admission: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Saturday, November 8th 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 Veterans Day weekend. (These sites normally require a $5 fee per vehicle or recreation pass)

 

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