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Special Event: Community Event, Children, For the Family
Children's Summer Reading 2018
B-I-N-G-O spells Summer Reading! Pick up a Summer Reading bingo card and set your own reading goal! Children ages birth - 5 are challenged to complete activities that get families talking, singing, reading, writing and playing together. Children in grad...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 8/31/18
Special Event: Children, Family/Child (Books)
Summer Reading Challenge 2018
Pick up your Reading Challenge form in either Fairhaven or Lynden (or print out the form from our website), then read your way along the path to receive prizes. There are three prizes to win this year. We will hold a drawing in early September from the com...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 8/31/18 at 9am-9pm
Special Event: Community Event
Summer Reading for Adults 2018
Pick up a Summer Reading bingo card, read, and get a bingo! That is all adults (18 and over) need to do to be entered into our prize drawings at the end of the summer. Bingo cards are located at your local library starting Friday, June 1. For more inform...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 8/31/18
Special Event: Community Event
Teen Summer Reading 2018
Pick up a Summer Reading bingo card, read, and get a bingo! That is all tweens and teens need to do to get a free book and be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the summer. Bingo cards are located at your local library starting Friday, Jun...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 8/31/18
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Change a Life - Become a Tutor
The Whatcom Literacy Council is recruiting volunteers to work 2-4 hours/week with adults who have asked for help to improve their English, reading, writing, math, and computer skills. Training and ongoing support from professional staff is provided. Email ...
Whatcom Literacy Council
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Tue 7/31/18 at 9am-12pm
Special Event: Community Event
Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden.
Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages are invited to join us again this year for the month- long scavenger hunt to find the elusive Waldo hidden in up to 25 local businesses around Fairhaven, and in Lynden! Look for the Waldo decal on the windows of ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Tue 7/31/18
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Tag Sale
Island Library Summer Book Sale
Celebrate summer with a bag of great reading, listening and viewing. Get first picks on opening day, Sunday afternoon July 1. Drop by for refills on library open days through September 18. The stock will be replenished regularly. The book sale is managed b...
Lummi Island Library
Lummi Island, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Tue 9/18/18 at 10am-8pm
Special Event: Children
Find Waldo in Fairhaven & Lynden
Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages are invited to join us again this year for the month-long scavenger hunt to find the elusive Waldo hidden in up to 25 local businesses around Fairhaven, and in Lynden. Look for the Waldo decal on the windows of p...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Tue 7/31/18 at 9am-9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Accounting Principles for Non-Accountants
Accounting skills are not only valuable for accountants--basic accounting principles are a necessity for every small business owner and bookkeeper. In this lecture course, you will learn the principles of double entry bookkeeping, debits and credits, asset...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 9am-11am
Wed 7/18/18 at 9am-11am
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Certificate in QuickBooks Accounting
Take all three classes and receive a certificate that demonstrates you've mastered the skill of QuickBooks accounting. Whether you want to upgrade your bookkeeping and accounting skills for an edge in the job market, or are a small business owner, bookkeep...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 9am-11am
Wed 7/18/18 at 9am-11am
Mon 7/23/18 at 9am-11am
Wed 7/25/18 at 9am-11am
Mon 7/30/18 at 9am-11am
Special Event: Summer Camp
Color Explorations
What can you do with red, yellow, and blue? Come explore the possibilities as we discover the elements of design and take a look at how artists Mondrian, Helen Frankenthaler, and Georgia O'Keeffe use color to create realistic and abstract compositions. We'...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 10am-12pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 10am-12pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 10am-12pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop
Getting Started with InDesign
Learn to create professional looking newsletters, flyers, posters, and PDF files for the web or commercial printing using InDesign CC. Course will cover the latest techniques for working with text and graphics to create multiple page layouts. Class is appl...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 6pm-9pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Summer Camp, Class/Workshop
How to Write Your New Favorite Song
Spend a week learning how to express your ideas and emotions through music in this fun songwriting class! Songwriter David Kappele will reveal the secrets of your favorite songs and teach you the tools to create your own unique music. Topics include writin...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 1pm-3pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 1pm-3pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 1pm-3pm
Special Event: Summer Camp, Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
Introduction to Filmmaking for Teens
Develop your technical and creative skills as you explore the art of digital filmmaking! In this course you'll learn the techniques needed to create a short film masterpiece, including operating your camera, writing a short script, the basic principles of ...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 9am-12pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 9am-12pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 9am-12pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 9am-12pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Ceramics/Pottery
Introduction to the Potter's Wheel
Join us in Whatcom's beautiful Roe Studio and learn to use the potter's wheel to create unique designs and useful art--such as bowls, cups, and jars--in clay. Explore the basic skills of centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing pottery to create one-of-a...
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 6pm-9pm
Mon 7/23/18 at 6pm-9pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Summer Camp, Children
Kids Camp: Creature Features
Get ready for a wild time in this brand new camp full of squishy beasts and stitched bugs. We’ll start with drawing and crafting small upcycled projects to build the skills for making our own stuffies later in the week. Along the way you’ll learn to sew a ...
Ragfinery
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 7/20/18 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Summer Camp
Kids Can Cook: Special Summer Lunch
Russ Duncan of the Co-op produce department, assisted by his daughter Ruby Mae, present a lunch menu kids can learn to make for the whole family. We'll enjoy grilled cheese sandwiches with cut veggies; quesadillas with watermelon and radish wedges; and pas...
Downtown Co-op Connections Building
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Gardening, Class/Workshop
Master Gardener Plant Diagnostic Clinic
Local Master Gardeners will be on hand each Monday evening at the Central Library to offer their gardening expertise, advice and plant diagnosis to the public on a drop-in basis. Bring your gardening questions, samples or photos of unknown or problem plant...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 5pm-7:30pm
Mon 7/23/18 at 5pm-7:30pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 5pm-7:30pm
Mon 8/6/18 at 5pm-7:30pm
Mon 8/13/18 at 5pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Education
Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club Monthly Meeting
A slide show will be shown about Western U.S. mineral collecting. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction of rocks and rock related material, refreshments, and a brief business meeting. Visitors are always welcome, with or without rocks.
Bloedel Donovan Park
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Animals, For the Family, Children
Northwest Animals: Beavers
Listen to stories, make a fun craft and sing songs about our Northwest Animals with Jan Stamey. Pre-registration is required; space is limited. Call 778-7200 to register. *Note: live animals will not be present.*
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
    

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