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News for Community

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Learn the story of Winterhouse at author Ben Guterson’s 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 Literature Live event at Village BooksMeet the author, have your book signedEnjoy complimentary treats from Mount Bakery Café Village Books welcomes author Ben Guterson to town for a special 4 p.m., Saturday, April 21 Literature Live event at the Fairhaven store’s Readings Gallery. Guterson’s new book, Winterhouse, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Blue Skies offers Drivers Education Scholarship: application Deadline extended to April 30.Many of our local teens are living with a grandparent who has limited driving ability or a parent with a medical or legal issue that restricts their driving.  Teens may need to work to help pay the family rent, help take a family member to the food bank, or drive themselves, or a sibling, to and from ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 16, 2018
Friday,May 11 1:00 pm Join us for the Ribbon Cutting at the Swinomish Casino & Lodge Grand Reopening! 12885 Casino Drive in Anacortes This will open a weekend of Live Music, Drink Specials, Games and Dining Offers. Over $30,000 cash & prizes available! Now there is more to explore than ever before! (360) 428-8547  
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 16, 2018
BELLINGHAM TECHNICAL COLLEGE HOSTS LINUXFEST NORTHWEST APRIL 28-29, A FREE OPEN SOURCE FESTIVAL!  Free Event —Come to BTC’s campus for LinuxFest, the largest open source sharing event in the northwest. Hot issues such as privacy, surveillance and security are among the many topics covered at this year’s LinuxFest Northwest, taking place at Bellingham Technical College Saturday, April 28, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, April 13, 2018
Sunday, April 29th  A farm run through a blooming orchard... The most beautiful 5K in the County! Learn about Bees ~ fun for the whole family! Support Bee Research as you run! Experience a working farm! Preregister at bellewoodfarms.com or call 360-318-7720Snacks, Drinks, Bellewood H2O Bottle Join the Party!  Music...Food...Fun! 9 a.m. check in   11 a.m. race starts. $24 adults, $12 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee (above, far right) was on hand to help celebrate the groundbreaking of Whatcom Community College’s Phyllis & Charles Self Learning Commons. The Selfs are pictured in the above photo, second and third from the right, next to Gov. Inslee. The long-awaited project was part of the approved 2017-19 biennial capital budget and was funded at $34.9 million. It will be ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 05, 2018
A trio of famed Walla Walla Valley producers, led by Norm McKibben of Pepper Bridge Winery and Seven Hills Vineyard, will lead a weekend of tastings, education and a gala dinner for wine enthusiasts during the third-annual Northwest Wine Encounter on June 1-3 in Bellingham.   The weekend includes a wine-tasting event, four interactive presentations with tastings led by top winemakers and a gala ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Village Books, Colophon Café partner with local poet to revive The Write Riot Slam in honor of National Poetry Month​April 4, 2018– In honor of National Poetry Month, Village Books and the Colophon Café are teaming up with poet Jessica Lohafer to host The Write Riot Poetry Slam, Wednesday, April 25 at the Colophon Café in Fairhaven. Poets who would like to read their work can sign up for available ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 05, 2018
SEEING PINK TO HELP THE HOMELESS Ciao Thyme fundraiser for Lydia Place combines food, fun, and philanthropy Pink lights, spicy Jazz, and Spanish infused fare are all components of the first ever Seeing PINK! party presented by Ben Kinney Companies, a benefit for Lydia Place at the new Ciao Thyme Commons event space, April 22nd from four to seven pm.  Seeing PINK!,  is the latest manifestation ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Monday, April 30th from 4 - 5 p.m. St Luke's Health Education Center Alzheimer Society of Washington Presents: H.E.A.D. Talk (Health Education About Dementia) Home Safety Modifications to make your home more dementia friendly. When someone has dementia, navigating the home environment changes. Learn new strategies to create a safe space, such as protecting medication, clearing pathways, making ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Whatcom Community College is offering the following professional development and continuing education classes beginning April 17 thru June 29:Introduction to Social Media Marketing Strategies, April 17Marketing Your Business with Facebook, April 24Leadership Series: Maximize Your Management Style & Strengths, April 26Facebook Events, May 1Leadership Series: Emotional Intelligence—The Key to High ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 05, 2018
The Bellingham Senior Activity Center once again puts on the Plant Sale, a fundraiser made possible through the help of local businesses and individuals.  The Bellingham Senior Activity Center (BSAC) gladly invites you to the annual Plant Sale on Friday, April 27th from 9:00am until 4:00pm. Browse through beautiful, affordable selections of both indoor and outdoor plants, garden tools and decor ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Junior Achievement Upcoming EventsThurs April 12th  8:45 - 1 pm at Kendall Elementary OR Tues June 12th  8:45 - 1 pm at Acme Elementary Schools Come volunteer in an elementary classroom and deliver five or six 30 - 45 minute financial education lessons all on one day - a total of three to four hours commitment! The curriculum is fun, engaging, activity- based, and grade specific. Come share ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release