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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 events@whatcomliteracy.org)

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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 warrenmiller.com.

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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 angeleyes19691962@hotmail.com.

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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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Free Concert: African Children’s Choir

Sunday, November 16th 2014 - 6:30 pm
at The Firs
4605 Cable Street

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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Presentation: “An Indigenous Peoples’ History Of The United States”

Wednesday, November 19th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Author and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz presents An Indigenous Peoples’ History Of The United States–in Western Washington University’s Fraser Hall. She’ll reframe US history as an example of “aggressive militarism and land theft from the nation’s indigenous people”.

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“GriefShare” Support Group

Thursday, November 20th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at North County Christ The King Church
1816 18th Street

North County Christ The King is hosting GriefShare–a  thirteen week seminar and support group–running through November 20th. It’s designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. The group is led by caring people, who have experienced loss and want to help you process your pain and journey toward hope and healing.

For more information call 318-9446.

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Free Community Meal

Saturday, November 22nd 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)

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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, November 29th 2014 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Pet Palace Consignment
5373 Guide Meridian

Whatcom County’s Alternative Humane Society holds a Pet Adoption Event the last Saturday of every month at Pet Palace Consignment.  It’s your chance to meet furry friends who are looking for their forever home!

(Please note: They do not do same-day adoptions.  If there’s a dog you’re interested in, you’re invited to complete a Statement Of Interest, which can be downloaded at www.alternativehumanesociety.com.

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TED Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, December 2nd 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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