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“Blue Skies For Children” Dinner And Charity Auction

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 5:30 pm
at Best Western PLUS Lakeway Inn & Conference Center
714 Lakeway Drive

Blue Skies For Children invites you to Days Of Wines & Roses–their 14th annual Dinner And Charity Auction! The evening includes a Dessert Dash; silent and live auctions; an optional wine tasting and more. Tickets are $75.

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“Great Washington ShakeOut”

Thursday, October 16th 2014 - 10:16 am

You’re invited to sign up now for the third annual earthquake and tsunami drill in October–Great Washington ShakeOut–and to plan ShakeOut activities.

The focus of Great Washington ShakeOut is a statewide “Drop, Cover, Hold On” earthquake drill and–for coastal jurisdictions–a tsunami siren test that demonstrates the importance of emergency preparedness at home, school and the workplace. As part of the tsunami siren test, coastal schools will practice evacuation procedures; coastal residents are encouraged to do the same.

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Whatcom Literacy Council Breakfast

Friday, October 17th 2014 - 7:00 am - 9:00 am
at Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Avenue

You’re invited to the Whatcom Literacy Council Breakfast–with Nancy Pearl–at Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall.

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“Run, Walk And Roll” 5K

Sunday, October 19th 2014 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
at Squalicum Boat House
2600 Harbor Loop

You’re invited to Run, Walk Or Roll–in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month! In conjunction with the local nonprofit, Work Opportunities, the 3rd annual Run, Walk And Roll 5K benefits adults with disabilities throughout Whatcom County.

Click here for more information.

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Free Community Meal

Saturday, October 25th 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, October 25th 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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Whatcom Humane Society Masquerade Gala

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 5:00 pm
at Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian St

Whatcom Humane Society presents their 12th annual Masquerade Gala fundraiser–featuring a delicious vegetarian dinner, with mouth-watering desserts; auctions and more!

(If you have auction items to donate or would like to be an event sponsor, call 733-2080, extension 3014 or email events@whatcomhumane.org)

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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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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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