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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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Presentation: “The Struggle For Language And Identity”

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

University Of Oregon School Of Journalism Assistant Professor Christopher Chavez presents Broken Spanish: The Television Audience And The Struggle For Language And Identity–in Fairhaven College Auditorium. He’ll discuss “how mainstream networks are establishing upstart Spanish-speaking networks of their own, due to United States Latinos’ strong economic and cultural influences”.

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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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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 fcm.ferndale@gmail.com)

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.

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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.

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