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Opening Reception: W.A.C.K.

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Allied Of Arts Of Whatcom County is hosting an Opening Reception for the Juried Art Series WACK (Whatcom Artists Of Clay And Kiln) Group Show. WACK is a state registered non-profit organization for clay artists.

Works will be on display June 3rd-25th.

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“Subaru” World Record Attempt In Birch Bay!

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 - Sunday, June 5th, 2016 - All Day
at Dewey Griffin Subaru/Birch Bay
1800 Iowa Street

All Subaru owners are invited to join a world record-breaking effort in Birch Bay! Russia currently holds the record for the greatest number of Subaru vehicles in a line: 549. It’s time to bring the record home! Birch Bay Chamber Of Commerce is hosting an all-day Party on the 4th, followed by the record-breaking attempt the following morning.

Participants can register here.

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World-Record Shortcake Coming To Lynden!

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lynden‘s celebrating their 125th anniversary in a big way–by creating the world’s longest fruit shortcake–then eating it, of course! The 1,250-foot-long shortcake–topped with delicious, locally grown strawberries, plus ice cream and whipped cream–will stretch across four downtown blocks, with free servings for all!

The event will follow the annual Farmers Day Parade, an annual celebration of the local agricultural community. (The parade runs from 10:30 am to approximately noon)

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Strawberry Social & Spaghetti Dinner

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Immanuel Lutheran Church
5782 Lawrence Road

They’re serving up homemade strawberry shortcake at the annual Strawberry Social & Spaghetti Dinner at Immanuel Lutheran Church! All freewill donations go towards local charities and those in need.

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Sofia Milstead Memorial Run

Saturday, June 18th, 2016 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Road

Sofia Milstead Memorial Run is in memory of Sofia, a 2015 graduate of Lynden High School. She was known for her competitive drive, loyal nature and beautiful smile. Her friends say Sofia was full of life and easily made friends wherever she went.  Your participation will help Sofia Milstead Foundation establish a scholarship program for local students–through Lynden High School and Whatcom County Young Life. There’s a 10k run (9am) and a 5k run and walk (9:15am).

Click here for more information; to donate or to help sponsor the race! Click here to register!

 

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Ragfinery: Workshops!

Friday, July 1st, 2016 - Saturday, December 31st, 2016 - All Day
at Ragfinery
1421 North Forest Street

Bellingham’s Ragfinery is a nonprofit training business and textile reuse center. They collect unwanted garments and textiles, and determine creative reuse value to keep them out of landfills. (Your involvement and purchases of fabric, supplies and products from their retail shop help protect the environment, support local jobs and promote a sustainable local economy)

Ragfinery hosts weekly Workshops for adults and kids–Upcycling Clothing; Coiled Fabric Baskets; Reverse Applique Tea Towels And HeadbandsNo-Sew Braided Rugs; Fingerless Gloves From Sweaters; Food & Snack Bags; Felt Bead Earrings; Creative Projects With Upcycled Jeans; Upcycled Brewery Malt Bag Grocery Totes; Basics of Sewing; Felt Prayer Flags; Beginning Quilting, Weaving and much more.

Also, Ragfinery invites you to bring your own projects and supplies, and join them the third Saturday of the month (1pm-4:30pm) for Crafternoon!  This free community crafting activity is open to all ages. (Kids under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult)

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Opening Reception: “Nature”

Friday, July 1st, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Allied Of Arts Of Whatcom County is hosting an Opening Reception for the Juried Art Series Nature Group Show. Nature features works by Anita Boyle, Nancy Canyon, Dedrian Clark and Shawn Pagels.

Works will be on display July 1st-30th.

 

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Youth Football Camp

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 - Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 - All Day

41 Sports presents the 2016 Camp Mac Football Camp–July 21st-23rd in Bellingham. The non-contact football camp teaches safe and effective game play and strategy–for youth athletes (ages 6-12). The cost is $175 per athlete.

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Opening Reception: “Go Figure”

Friday, August 5th, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Allied Of Arts Of Whatcom County is hosting an Opening Reception for the Juried Art Series Go Figure Group Show. Go Figure features paintings and sculptures by Jenny Chatterton, Jo Egan, Ingrid McGarry, Rafael Mithuna and Ruth Mueseler.

Works will be on display August 5th-27th.

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Call For Artists: Allied Arts

Friday, August 26th, 2016 - 5:00 pm
at Allied Arts Of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Allied Arts Of Whatcom County is accepting applications for the 2017 Juried Artist series (consisting of approximately eight shows, each a month long) and the Inside The Box series* Projects will be judged on the basis of design, technical skill and originality. Applications are due by 5pm, August 26th.

Membership with Allied Arts of Whatcom County is required, and can be obtained at the time of application. 

*The Inside the Box Series was created to highlight smaller, special, handmade goods of any medium, including jewelry, small sculptures, miniature paintings, art books, etc.

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