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Class/Workshop, Gardening
'Make it and Take it' Lasagna Bulb Pot
Back (yet again!) by popular demand, Marcy will teach you how to layer spring bulbs, from early snowdrops to daffodils to late tulips. Sixty days of color await you with the first signs of spring! Workshop fee is $39 and includes all supplies. Call, come in, or sign up on our website to register.
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Class/Workshop
10 Traits for Entrepreneurial Success
Inner characteristics--not outward persona--are what help an individual be successful. You can learn to be profitably self-employed provided you are passionate about your business and acquire the attributes necessary to achieve your dream. We'll explore ten traits and strengths that help entrepreneurs, including financial realism, passion, prudent decision-making, and more.
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Animals
10th Annual Blessing of the Animals
From the tallest to the smallest, all are welcome! Dogs, cats, rats, snakes. Whales, snails, horses, rakes. If you can get them here, they will be blessed, because all are a part of God’s wondrous creation. Join in this sacred time as we give God thanks for this good earth and her many astounding creatures, most specifically, those who bless our lives on a daily basis. Share in a time of blessing, laughter, treats for all, and playing in the field. Pet photos available upon request.
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Children, Music, Charity Event, Community Event
14th Annual Whatcom County Buddy Walk
The Buddy Walk® is a fun and rewarding opportunity to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, your participation and generosity is greatly appreciated!
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Benefit/Fundraiser
15th Annual Peace Builder Awards
Each year, the Peace Builder Awards are an opportunity to celebrate individuals, groups, and organizations that have dedicated their efforts to strengthening community. The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center invites the public to join in celebrating the 2017 recipients. The 15th Annual Peace Builder Awards Gala, presented by Peoples Bank, takes place November 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm at BTC’s Settlemyer Hall. Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased at www.whatcomdrc.org, (360) 676-0122, or in person at the WDRC. Please RSVP by November 1st. In addition to awards presentations, guests will enjoy a chef-inspired gourmet dinner, live music, and Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest readings; as well as a silent auction, wine wall, dessert dash, and a grand prize raffle. All proceeds of the Peace Builder Award's Gala will benefit the WDRC and their mission to provide and promote constructive and collaborative approaches to conflict.
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Art Show, Painting, Jewelry/Gems
2017 Allied Arts Gallery Series: From Where I Sit
This show features work by local painters Helen Dorn, Joanne Plucy, and Ann Chaikin, and jewelry in metal and gemstones created by Lianne Redpath Worlund. Show runs 10/6-10/28. Oct 6, 6-8 pm during Art Walk: Creative Spaces Community Art Project: Join artist Mary Ennes Davis in a creating mural for the Opportunity Council.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Politics, Food/Tasting
2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner
Join others for the Whatcom Democrats biggest fundraiser of the year. Enjoy a terrific buffet of northwest favorites, rousing speeches from local and State elected officials, and the warm company of fellow Democrats. Features silent and live auctions, raffles and fun! Rep. Suzan DelBene and State Party Chair Tina Podlodowski are confirmed speakers.
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Conference, Textiles, Class/Workshop
2017 Fibers & Beyond Conference at the J!
The Whatcom Weavers Guild presents the 2017 Fibers & Beyond Conference and Sale at the Jansen Art Center in Lynden, Washington. This event includes a Keynote Address on Coast Salish Weaving with Dr. Susan Pavel, 9 classes and workshops, the popular Annual Whatcom Weavers Guild Sale, and the Fibers & Beyond Exhibit. The Keynote Address takes place Wednesday, October 11 at 7 pm. The Fibers & Beyond Exhibit opened prior to the conference, on Thursday, September 7 with an artist reception from 6 pm – 8 pm.
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Art Show, Art Talk
2017 Gallery Series: Point of Reference
Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2017 Gallery Series is excited to introduce Point of Reference. This show features art by Jonathan Sureau, Robert E Gigliotti, and Jenny Jansen exhibiting work inspired by organic forms and landscapes, but reinterpreted by the artist with an almost abstract feel. The Bellingham Metal Arts Guild will also be exhibiting smaller works and jewelry in our cases during the month.
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Craft Show, Community Event, Antiques
28th Annual Fall Lynden Craft & Antique Show
This annual show features handcrafted wares, home and holiday decor, gourmet treats, and re-purposed and vintage treasures. Meet over 100 artisans, who will inspire you with their creativity! Enjoy lunch in our Cafe by Jake's Western Grill or a latte and treat while listening to ongoing live piano music.
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