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Participants (And Volunteers) Needed: “Exceptional Rodeo”

Wednesday, August 13th 2014 - 12:00 am
at Northwest Washington Fair And Events Center
1775 Front Street

Northwest Washington Fair And Rodeo is hosting an Exceptional Rodeo! Anyone with mental and/or physical disabilities is encouraged to participate in the faux rodeo activities. No horse or rodeo experience is necessary. All ages are welcome!

Volunteers–including local photographers and those who can bring horses and ponies; and people willing to be a Buddy for participants–are needed. For information click here

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Voluntary Watering Schedule

Wednesday, August 13th 2014 - 12:00 am

City Of Bellingham is requesting that residents take part in the following Voluntary Outdoor Watering Schedule–through September 15th:

Odd-numbered addresses:  Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

Even-numbered addresses: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Mondays are non-watering days–to allow reservoirs to recharge after the weekend.

Click here for information on water conservation.

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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Wednesday, August 13th 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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“Rifftrax Live: Godzilla”!

Thursday, August 14th 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Regal Cinemas
3005 Cinema Place

Bellingham’s Regal Cinemas presents a special screening of the 1998 version of Godzilla–with running commentary from RiffTrax (the people behind Mystery Science Theatre 3000)!

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Bellwether Arts Market

Friday, August 15th 2014 - All Day
at Tom Glenn Common
One Bellwether Way

Allied Arts Of Whatcom County and Port Of Bellingham present Bellwether Arts Market–an outdoor arts market, featuring hand-made arts and crafts from the area’s best artists; live music and more. The event is August 15th (noon-6pm), 16th (10am-4pm) and 17th (10am-4pm).

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Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruise

Friday, August 15th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Island Mariner Cruises
2621 South Harbor Loop Drive

You’re invited to join Whatcom Museum for their annual History Sunset Cruise on Bellingham Bay aboard Island Mariner–Thursdays (July 10th-August 21st)! Bellingham native Brian Griffin is your tour guide.

Tickets are $30 ($28 each for groups of eight)–available through Brown Paper Tickets.

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Hydro Races In Oak Harbor!

Saturday, August 16th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Oak Harbor City Marina
1401 Southeast Catalina Drive

You’re invited to take in the Hydroplane Races in Oak Harbor–August 16th and 17th–in the bay at Oak Harbor Marina! There’s also live entertainment (August 16th: 7pm); food vendors; a beer garden; entry to the hot pits; a chance to win a ride in one of the hydros ($5 per ticket) and more.

Click here for more information.

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“Star Trek: Into Darkness”

Saturday, August 16th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Fairhaven District
Harris Ave

You’re invited to play Sci Fi Trivia—prior to a screening of “Star Trek: Into Darkness”—as part of the 15th annual Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema series in Bellingham. Admission is $5.

(www.fairhavenoutdoorcinema.com)

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Free Community Party!

Sunday, August 17th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
at Maritime Heritage Park
500 West Holly

Bellingham Parks And Recreation and Bellingham Community Food Co-op present the 17th annual Free Community Party–with live music by The Clumsy Lovers and Kuungana; a kids’ parade, face painting and other kids’ activities; food and a special show, featuring Emergency Circus (a division of Patch Adams’ Gesundheit Institute) and performers from the Bellingham circus community and more!

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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Monday, August 18th 2014 - 1:15 pm - 2:45 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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