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Free Legal Advice

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

Local Law Advocates provide free legal advice (and work with low-income individuals to gain the proper documents needed to get a state ID card)–as part of the Bellingham Public Library’s Street Law program.

(Consultations are on a first-come, first-served basis)

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Fund Our Farms And Eat Local–At “Farm Fund Hootennany”!

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

You’re invited to help support local farms–at the second annual all-ages Farm Fund Hootenanny–featuring food (of course!), live music by The Great Big Taters, square dancing and more! Proceeds go to Community Food Co-op Fund, benefiting food and farming projects in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Admission is by $5-to-$20 donation. 

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“The Mystery Of A Missing Confederate Treasure In Whatcom County”

Sunday, September 28th 2014 - 4:00 pm
at Village Books
1200 11th Street

Six local history writers and researchers will read their chapters from Echoes Of War: Mystery Of A Missing Confederate Treasure In Whatcom County–the latest community serial story published in The Bellingham Herald

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Original Writing “Open Mic Night”

Monday, September 29th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Village Books
1200 11th Street

Village Books invites you to join local talents, as they share their stories, poems and essays–during Open Mic With Laurel Leigh. Bring your own material! (Open Mic Night is usually held the last Monday of the month)

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Poetry Night At The Library

Monday, September 29th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

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

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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Wednesday, October 1st 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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Community Breakfast/Political Meet And Greet

Sunday, October 5th 2014 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
at Rome Grange
2821 Mt Baker Highway

Rome Grange presents a Community Breakfast on the first Sunday of the month–September through June. You’re invited to enjoy made-from-scratch pancakes, french toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee. You’ll have a chance to “meet and greet” local politicians, as they serve you coffee and breakfast!

The cost is $5 for adults/$2 for kids (ages 6-10)/free for kids age five and under.

(The fastest service is between 11am and 1pm)

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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Tuesday, October 7th 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, October 7th 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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Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Wednesday, October 8th 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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