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Bellingham Reads Book Discussion Group
Join us as we discuss Lights Out by Ted Koppel. This group is open to all and new members are very welcome. For more information, contact Suzanne at 360-778-7323.
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Tue 8/22/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
“America’s Opiod Epidemic in Our Own Backyard”
Please join the Bellingham City Club for a discussion on the dimensions of drug abuse in Whatcom County and how the health and law enforcement professionals and in our community are addressing the challenges of drug abuse. Our discussion will be led by Ci...
Northwood Hall
Bellingham, WA

Wed 8/23/17 at 11:50am-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Storytellers in the Park
Gather round and hear some delightful, enchanting or just plain hilarious stories presented by professional storytellers. Troy Faith and Linda Tiffany from the Bellingham Storytellers Guild will be sharing some kid friendly stories. Join us Weds., Augus...
Pioneer Park
Ferndale, WA

Wed 8/23/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bayview Cemetery Tours: “Tree Tour North”
The City of Bellingham presents Marilyn Boysen’s tour where you will learn about native and exotic trees on the north side of Cemetery Creek, including the Japanese Snowbell, Ginkgo, Paperbark Maple, Shirofugen Cherry and Plume Sawara Cypress.
Bayview Cemetery
Bellingham, WA

Fri 8/25/17 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings
John James Reid - Mid-Atlantic: Poems of Separation and the Sea
Mid-Atlantic is a collection of poems of an emotional journey from Ireland to the US and personally within the US itself, addressing the theme of disconnection. The sea is the metaphor for the journey through the emotional waves of personal transition from...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 8/26/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
High-school students can learn cyber defense and form competition teams
Dr. Dan Manson, Professor of Computer Information Systems at Cal Poly Pomona, will show students, parents, faculty and coaches how to start teams and compete in CyberPatriot – the largest high school cyber defense competition in the U.S.
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/28/17 at 4pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
poetrynight @ the Bellingham Public Library
Join your friends for poetrynight’s weekly poetry open-mic reading event at the Bellingham Public Library. For more information on featured poets, please visit the poetrynight website, http://blog.poetrynight.org/.
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/28/17 at 8pm-10pm
Mon 9/11/17 at 8pm-10pm
Mon 9/18/17 at 8pm-10pm
Mon 9/25/17 at 8pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Gather Round: True Stories Told Live
Honey Moon is pleased to introduce Gather Round, a monthly forum for people who love a good story. Inspired by The Moth, the New York-based non-profit that promotes storytelling through live events and weekly radio broadcasts, Gather Round will showcase “t...
Honey Moon Mead & Cider
Bellingham, WA

Tue 8/29/17 at 7pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings
Leyna Krow: I'm Fine But You Appear to Be Sinking - Short Fiction!
In I’m Fine, But You Appear to Be Sinking, the strange collides with the mundane: close to home and far from it, in suburban neighborhoods and rural communities, with cycling apocalypses and backyard tigers. Through mystery, oddity, humor, and empathy, thi...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 9/3/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
J.A. Jance, Proof of Life: A J.P. Beaumont Novel - Tour Kick-Off Event!
Mark your calendar because J.A. Jance is coming back to the Readings Gallery! We are thrilled that she has chosen Village Books as the kick-off event for her latest tour. Be careful what you wish for . . . Before he retired, J. P. Beaumont had looked fo...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Tue 9/5/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Birchwood Garden Club's September Meeting
Gretchen Kulpa from the Whatcom Dahlia Society will provide Dahlia basics: flower types, general care, staking requirements, winterizing, dividing and promoting a winner. This session will get us up to speed on Dahlias just in time to visit the Sept. 9-10 ...
Whatcom Museum
Bellingham, WA

Wed 9/6/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Tim Burnett: Mindfulness Workshop
Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of mindfulness practices that promote awareness and well being. We will discuss the origins of mindfulness, touch on stress physiology, and exp...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Wed 9/6/17 at 12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
James S. Walker - Common Dragonflies of the Pacific Coast: A Life Size Field Guide
This event is part of North Cascade Institute's Nature of Writing Series! Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Pacific Coast is a unique field guide that combines state-of- the-art features for identifying dragonflies—such as range maps, flight seas...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 9/8/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
AAUW September Meeting
The September meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will feature a review of the Tech Trek summer science & technology camp for middle school girls and a preview of the vision for the Bellingham Branch's upcoming 100th anniversary ...
YWCA of Bellingham
Bellingham, WA

Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Chief Whatcom Chapter, NSDAR Meeting
Chief Whatcom Chapter, NSDAR Meeting Sat., Sept. 9th, 2017, 12:30 pm, Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way. Program: Carol Signett will give a reading on "The Bill of Rights". Lady visitors always welcome. Contact: 360-933-1491
Elks Lodge
Bellingham, WA

Sat 9/9/17 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Robert Lopresti - When Women Didn’t Count: The Chronic Mismeasure and Marginalization of American Women in Federal Statistics
Federal statistics have been hiding and distorting women's history since the first Census in 1790, when only the male "head of the household" was listed by name. Robert Lopresti's book traces the development of data on population, employment, crime, healt...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 9/9/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
You Took the DNA Test...The "Now What" for Genealogists
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society presents a special science based program. Join retired scientist, educator, internationally acclaimed lecturer and genealogist, Barbara Johnson, for a discussion on how to use DNA testing for ethnicity to improve your...
Burlington Senior Center
Burlington, WA

Sat 9/9/17 at 1pm-3:05pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Whatcom Genealogical Society Meeting
Whatcom Genealogical Society meeting Monday, Sept. 11, 2:00 pm, Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way. Program: "Summer Research Finds". Visitors welcome! Contact: 360-733-8300.
Elks Lodge
Bellingham, WA

Mon 9/11/17 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Free Talk: Emotional Intelligence & Interpersonal Communications
Learn about emotional intelligence, personality types/social styles, how they communicate and how best to influence each style. Better communication leads to deeper connections and stronger relationships with your co-workers, employees, customers, friends ...
Trinity Western University – Bellingham Campus
Bellingham, WA

Wed 9/13/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Whatcom Writers and Publishers Monthly Meeting
Whatcom Writers and Publishers invites all writers to its monthly meeting on Wed., Sept 13, from 6-8:30pm at Nicki's Bella Marina (2615 S. Harbor Loop Dr., Bellingham). Summer brings us the sunshine and plenty of distractions from our writing efforts. Join...
Nicki's Bella Marina
Bellingham, WA

Wed 9/13/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
    

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