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Presentation: “Earthquake Preparedness”

Saturday, September 13th 2014 - 4:00 pm
at Village Books
1200 11th Street

Author Jackie Kloosterboer presents My Earthquake Preparedness Guide: Simple Steps To Get You, Your Family And Your Pets Prepared.

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Free “Beginning Ukulele” Lessons!

Saturday, September 13th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

Guitar Center‘s Alex Osetek will provide free beginner-level ukulele lessons–September 11th and 25th. (A limited number of ukuleles will be available during the lessons)

For more information call 778-7217 or email

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Finding “The Love Of Your Life”

Sunday, September 14th 2014 - All Day
at Village Books
1200 11th Street

Bellingham native Kac Young presents a free introduction to her program 21 Days To The Love Of Your Life–based on the belief that there’s someone out there for everyone who really wants to find a mate. (Contact Village Books for the presentation time)

“We spend more time and care on our cars than we do on fostering romance. You have to learn how love works and then create your own masterpiece from the palette of your own strengths and weaknesses.”


Cassic Car Show!

Sunday, September 14th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
at Hovander Homestead Park
5299 Neilsen Avenue

The Whatcom County chapter of Studebaker Drivers Club presents their 42nd annual Classic Car Show–with cars, food and fun! All makes and models are welcome! Admission is free.

For information about entering your vehicle in the show call Brian Curtis (312-0758) or Dave Gahlbeck (935-4468). There’s a $10 entry fee.

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“Bite Of Bellingham”

Sunday, September 14th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Depot Market Square
1100 Railroad Avenue

More than twenty local restaurants are participating in the 9th annual Bite Of Bellingham–featuring dishes that range from Cajun and pub fare to modern American and Asian. You’ll have the chance to vote for Bellingham’s “Best Bite”; “Best Drink”; “Best Sweet” and “Best Gluten-Free Bite”.

Admission is free. All ages are welcome. (Visit Downtown Bellingham Partnership for more information)


Poetry Night At The Library

Monday, September 15th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

You’re invited to a Poetry Reading, featuring Shannon P. Laws–part of the Bellingham Public Library’s week poetry reading series.

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Presentation: “Understanding The Farm Bill”

Tuesday, September 16th 2014 - 6:00 pm
at North Bellingham Grange
5255 Northwest Road

Northwest Farm Bill Action Group will present a short program on the impact of the current Farm Bill–at the bi-monthly meeting of Whatcom County’s seven granges. The presentation is at 7pm. You’re invited to join a Potluck prior to the presentation (6pm).

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“Shellfish Safety” Map In Real-Time

Wednesday, September 17th 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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One Evening Handgun Handling & Safety Class

Wednesday, September 17th 2014 - All Day
at Plantation Indoor Range
5102 Samish Highway

Whatcom County Parks And Recreation Department is offering a one-evening Handgun Safety Class–covering safe handling and operation of firearms, as well as pertinent laws and basic marksmanship. The class is September 22nd.

The Registration Deadline is September 17th. (For cost and other information call 733-2900)


Deadline: “Peace Builder” Award Nominations

Friday, September 19th 2014 - All Day
at Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
13 Prospect Street, Suite 201

Nominations are open for Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center‘s 12th annual Peace Builder Awards–through September 19th. Nominees should be organizations or individuals who have “creatively resolved conflict; contributed to peaceful dispute resolution and promoted reconciliation, effective communication or understanding between divergent groups of individuals or have otherwise contributed to peace within our community” in the past year.

Nomination forms are available here.

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