Events for Oct 4 - Nov 12

Climate-Themed Children’s Storytime

Event Recording: You can access the recordings of the climate-themed Children's Storytimes by registering for free on the Library Storytimes page. 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 ... 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

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

Cooking with Scraps to Eat Healthy, Save Money and the Planet!

Event Recording: This virtual event took place live on September 20. You can access a recording of the event on Google Drive. Join Cindy Thompson from Trimazing! Health & Life Style Coaching for a virtual cooking demo on how to maximize our food scraps and save them from being thrown away. The demo will be ... Read more

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

How to Make Compost – Start to Finish (9/20 at Whatcom 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

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