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Friday April 24, 2015
 
11:00 AM Bookmark and Share
http://www.marinelifecenter.org
Contact  Information
(360) 671-2431 or info@marinelifecenter.org
Location  1801 Roeder Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

The Marine Life Center (MLC) offers visitors a chance to see what lurks beneath the bay. The center showcases marine life and habitat in Bellingham Bay, Puget Sound and on the Washington Coast. A touch pool offers an up close and more personal experience.  Admission is free.  Open 7 days a week.  Jun - Aug 10am - 6pm and Sept - May 11am - 5pm.  Visit with the animals and exhibits including: 

The Observation Pool

Our largest exhibit, this open pool lets you come face to face with some of our largest creatures, including Rockfish, Starry Flounders, Dungeness Crab, Sea Stars and Giant Green Anemones.

The Touch Pool

As the name suggests, this popular exhibit is our only tank where touching isn’t just allowed, its encouraged! A hands-on experience, this little pool contains hermit crabs, sea stars, urchins and small fish hiding under every rock.

The Octopus Tank

That's what we like to call the large middle aquarium parallel to the outside walkway. We periodically obtain an octopus (even a giant pacific octopus) and when we do, we keep it in here. Octopus or no octopus, this tank is never empty; take a look for yourself!

Bellingham's waterfront is a fun destination. Stroll, roller blade or ride around a paved serene waterfront and marina path.


6:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://whatcomliteracy.org/
Contact  Samantha
events@whatcomliteracy.org
Location  Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price10


This year's Trivia Bee & Silent Auction will take place on April 24, 2015 at Bellingham High School. The TriviaBee is always a fun event where teams compete in a format like that of the game show Jeopardy, and it will once again be hosted by Ken Jennings and KAFE Radio's Scotty VanDryver!

Take advantage of this great opportunity to get involved with the community by registering and forming a team of 3 people to participate in the Trivia Bee! Register online to play, or purchase tickets to cheer on your friends! Tickets are $10 ($25 for family) and will be available for purchase at Village Books and the Whatcom Literacy Council office as well as at the door.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the competition begins at 7:00 pm.

If you are interested in getting involved and helping with the silent auction, or if you have something you'd like to donate, call our office at (360) 752-8678 or e-mail events@whatcomliteracy.org.

Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you there!