Upcoming Events

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


Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham, Washington

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

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 the risk and extent of wildfires in the Western U.S. Wildfire risk depends on a number of ... Read more


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

Climate-Themed Children’s Storytime

Join the Children's Department of the Bellingham Public Library for two fun, brain-building, virtual Storytimes with Climate Action themes for kids ages birth to 5 years during Climate Action Week. Each Storytime highlights the importance of the Five Early Literacy Practices of talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. Visit the Library's Storytimes page to register, ... Read more

Clean up Padden Creek at Fairhaven Park

Join Recreation Northwest as we bike from downtown Bellingham to Fairhaven Park with some stops along the way. We will then meet at the lower pavilion at Fairhaven Park, and get to work removing trash and debris along Padden Creek. All skill levels welcome! Gloves and trash bags will be provided, however participants should come ... Read more

The Hidden Life of Trees (9/22 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 ... Read more