Events for May 18, 2022

All Day

The Hidden Life of Trees (Virtual Showing)

EVENT EXTENDED: Due to demand, the virtual screening of this event has been extended through Sunday, Oct. 3. Join Whatcom Million Trees Project (WMTP), Pickford Film Center and multiple local co-sponsors for showings of the film The Hidden Life of Trees, a new documentary based on Peter Wohlleben’s bestselling book of the same name. Virtual streaming ... 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

PROJECT WE BEAM Treasure Hunt

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

Ongoing

Sustainability Institute at WWU Info Fair

Attention Western Washington University (WWU) students! Visit the Sustainability Institute table at Western's Fall Info Fair in Red Square to discover how you can make WWU and Bellingham more sustainable! You'll be able to:• Join the Sustainability Ambassadors• Learn about the Climate Leadership Certificate• Sign up for the Sustainability Minor• Apply for a grant to ... Read more

Allied Arts Reuse Thrift Store – Bag It Sale

Join Allied Arts of Whatcom County for a repurposed art supply sale and celebrate the art of creative reuse! Gently used art, school and office supplies will be on sale at $20/ large bag, $10/ medium bag and $5/ small bag at the Allied Arts Reuse Thrift Store. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to ... Read more

*CANCELLED* Design Review Board (DRB) Meeting

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

Recurring

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

The purpose of the Bellingham Public Library Board of Trustees is to provide governance to the Library so it can fulfill its mission: Connecting Our Community with Each Other and the WorldREAD . LEARN . MEET . DISCOVERThe Board plays an active role in understanding library needs of the community. The Board represents and advocates for the community to the Library Administration. In ... Read more

How to Make Compost – Start to Finish (9/21 at Kulshan Middle School)

Join the Food Educators of Common Threads Farm in building, maintaining and harvesting a compost pile in this hands-on workshop. Compost is an important part of shifting food production closer to home and reducing "food miles" and the associated emissions and fossil fuel use. You'll also be contributing to the health of our school gardens ... 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

How to Prepare Your Home for Wildfire

Event Recording: This event took place virtually on September 21. A recording of this event is available. Join the Bellingham Fire Department, Office of Emergency Management, and the Whatcom Conservation District for a virtual education event about wildfire risk reduction steps that can make your home safer during a wildfire. Climate change has been a key factor in increasing ... Read more

Recurring

Immigration Advisory Board Meeting

The purpose of the board is to review and evaluate existing policies and make specific recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding City policy related to immigration matters. This evaluation will include analysis of City data to determine compliance with Washington State law. The board will make recommendations for further data to be compiled ... Read more