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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

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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)



Free Community Meal

Saturday, November 8th 2014 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
at United Church Of Ferndale
2034 Washington Street

United Church Of Ferndale is hosting a Free Community Meal. (384-1422 or

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“Memories Of Blaine” Calendars!

Wednesday, November 12th 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.

FILE - In this Monday, July 21, 2014 file photo, Israeli soldiers patrol the town of Sderot after a group of Hamas militants was detected infiltrating into Israel. With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled.

Presentation: “Gaza, Then And Now”

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

Cindy and Craig Corrie are the parents of human rights activist Rachel Corrie, who was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer, as she tried to stop demolition of a Palestinian family’s home in 2003. They’ll discuss Gaza, Then And Now–in Fairhaven College Auditorium.


Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Wednesday, November 12th 2014 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 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.


Annual Whatcom Literacy Council Breakfast

Friday, November 14th 2014 - 7:00 am - 9:00 am
at Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Avenue

The 12th annual Whatcom Literacy Council Breakfastat Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hallwill feature author and NPR commentator Nancy Pearl

(Because of overwhelming response, online registration has been closed. Contact Whatcom Literacy Council to check for available seats or to add your name to a waiting list: 752-8678 or

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Warren Miller: “No Turning Back”

Friday, November 14th 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Mount Baker Theatre
104 North Commercial Street

Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre is hosting a screening of Warren Miller’s newest film–“No Turning Back”. Tickets are available at REI and at

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Annual Arts & Crafts Bazaar/Bake Sale/Silent Auction

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
at American Legion Post 7
1688 West Bakerview Road

The local American Legion Riders chapter is hosting their 2nd annual Arts & Crafts Bazaar, Bake Sale And Silent Auction. The Bazaar is a benefit for Royal Family Kids Camp and the John Fassett Scholarship Fund.

They’re looking for vendors for the Bazaar. Also, bake sale items and items for the silent auction are needed.  If you can help, contact Shelly Lagerwey at 306-3666 or 223-9693; or at

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Free Concert: African Children’s Choir

Sunday, November 16th 2014 - 9:30 am
at Redeemer Lutheran Church
858 West Smith 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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