Upcoming Events

The Hidden Life of Trees (Virtual Showing)

Join Whatcom Million Trees Project (WMTP), Pickford Film Center and multiple local co-sponsors for an in-person showing of the film The Hidden Life of Trees, a new documentary based on Peter Wohlleben’s bestselling book of the same name. In-person showings at the Pickford will be on Wednesday, September 22 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 25 ... Read more

2nd Annual Bellingham Vegan Restaurant Week

Join Bellingham Vegfest for Bellingham Vegan Restaurant Week. We will celebrate the delicious plant-based options that Bellingham restaurants have to offer! Each participating restaurant will offer at least one all plant-based option during the week. Choosing a plant-based diet is one way to minimize our personal impact on our planet. Join our amazing local restaurants ... Read more


Join From a Child's Point of View and Bellingham Youth Media Project for a PROJECT WE BEAM Treasure Hunt during ALL IN for Climate Action Week. Everyone is invited to offer their ideas to fix problems caused by climate change. The PROJECT WE BEAM Treasure Hunt will be displayed in two locations in Bellingham -- ... Read more

This World We Call Home Book List

Celebrate Climate Action Week by reading a climate-themed book or leading your own climate-themed book club. The Bellingham Public Library is offering This World We Call Home book and materials list during Climate Action Week to find valuable reading and background resources in a variety of formats to further your education about climate change issues. The Heartbeat ... Read more

PROJECT WE BEAM Storefront Project

PROJECT WE BEAM is installing artwork in downtown Bellingham storefronts on Monday, September 20 as part of their Storefront Project. Keep an eye out for storefronts in Bellingham as they showcase children's various artwork depicting the importance of banding together to help end climate change. This event is part of the City of Bellingham's ALL ... Read more

Chehalis: A Watershed Moment

Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) for their virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, which inspires environmental activism and a love for nature through film. Wild & Scenic shares an urgent call to action, encouraging festival-goers to learn more about what they can do to save our threatened planet. Viewing options: Watch with NSEA ... Read more

Baker Lake Trail Dedication and Group Hike

On Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at 11 a.m. Baker Lake Trail will be recognized with a small gathering with the Old-Growth Forest Network at the Baker River Trailhead at the northern end of Baker Lake Highway/Forest Service Road 11. Dr. Sarah Horsley, Network Manager of the Old-Growth Forest Network, will honor the protected forest with ... Read more

Electric Vehicle Car Show

Join Climate Reality Project Bellingham Chapter for an Electric Vehicle (EV) Car Show! On Sunday, September 26 from 2 to 4 p.m., Commercial Street in downtown Bellingham will become the place to learn about the electric car transformation! The EV Car Show will feature at least six different electric cars, each of which will be presented ... Read more


City Council Meetings

City Council Chambers Bellingham, WA

​More information can be found at meetings.cob.org five days prior to the meeting.​

Tourism Commission Meeting

Online Zoom Webinar Bellingham,

As a precaution, all City of Bellingham in-person meetings have been suspended. At this time, all Tourism Commission meetings are being held virtually via Zoom Webinars. Options for joining this meeting are as follows:Meeting ID:  964 3644 9936                    Password: 9Registration via www.cob.org/tourism is required to attend the meeting via Zoom or to provide public comment. ... Read more