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Thursday March 5, 2015
10:00 AM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Friends of the Bellingham Public Library
360-778-7250 friendslibrary3@gmail.com
Location  Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
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Spring Book Sale!

Bellingham Public Library

Lots of books and media for all ages. Most items $1!

Thursday, March 5: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, March 6: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday, March 7: 10:00am - 1:00pm $4/bag sale!

Tables are re-stocked continuously throughout the sale.

All proceeds benefit the Bellingham Public Library

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11:00 AM Bookmark and Share
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.

3:30 PM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Anne Bargetz
anne@sparkmuseum.org 360-738-3886
Location  Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay Street, Bellingham - Map

Spark's Robotics workshop meets on Thursdays for 4 weeks.  The children work in pairs to construct and program one robot.  Natural curiosity and wonder guide their learning about robot building and computer programming using LEGO Mindstorms®.  There is no experience necessary.  Children will learn as they go. (The programs conducted by the Spark Museum are not affiliated, sponsored, or endorsed by LEGO® Education or the LEGO® Group.)

Session 3
March 5, 12, 19 & 26

Preregistration required
Ages 8-14
$60/student ($48 SPARK Family members)

Call Anne 360-738-3886 for space availability and to register.

(Requires a minimum of three registered participants to run the program.)

4:00 PM Bookmark and Share
Contact  360-961-1438
Location  1015 N State St, Bellingham, WA 0 - Map

Here at The Green Frog we strive to give you the best experience that we can. Whether it be the long list of musical guests from far and wide, the long tap list of local and regional beers and ciders, the impressive whiskey list, the extensive and delicious Grilled Cheese Sandwich menu, or the mouth watering goodness of our house-smoked BBQ, The Green Frog is your place to find your smile!
Monday, March 2
 Margarita Monday!
 Open Mic hosted by Matney Cook
 Guffawingham!...a comedian's open mic.
Tuesday, March 3
 Terrible Tuesday Soul Explosion
Thursday, March 5
 Carl Solomon
Friday, March 6
 Billy Strings and Don Julin
 Ian McFeron Band w/ The Warren G. Hardings
Saturday, March 7
 The California Honeydrops
Sunday, March 8
 Slow Jam

5:30 PM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Lindsey McGuirk
Location  Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St Lynden, WA 98264 - Map
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Join Darla Bradshaw Lobb & Walt Burkett for live music in the Piano Lounge at the Jansen Art Center. The Piano Lounge in the Firehall Café serves Kulshan beer on tap, Washington wines, small plates, and appetizers. No cover.

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Contact  The Star Club
360 656 6075 or brock.blatter@starclubbellingham.com
Location  311 E Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

Mondays weekly 5:30

Marvin J and Friends

Marvin J can do just about anything with a piano. He plays blues, mostly, and sings in his distinctive soulful voice. He often has friends join him on all sorts of instruments from vocalists to fluegelhorn. Things often get pretty jammy when Marvin's on the piano.

Mondays weekly, 7:00 PM

Irish and Folk Night with Peadar Macmahon and Jan Peters

Peadar Macmahon and Jan Peters host a weekly Irish & British Isles night of songs and music. Peadar is a great man of songs old and renders them with aching beauty. Jan is in bouzouki and harmonica heaven playing to such material as what Peadar brings, and sings some songs himself here and there. Join Peadar and Jan every Monday as they host an evening of tunes to spellbind, delight, or otherwise rouse your spirit. Each night will feature a special guest or group hand picked by your hosts. Then, around 10, is an open Irish/Traditional music jam! Monday evenings also feature a fine selection of $5 Irish Whiskeys. *no cover*

Tuesdays weekly, 8:00 PM

Open Mic Showcase with Jan Peters

Jan Peters brings out some of the best amateur and professional musicians in Bellingham when hosts the Star Club's open mic showcase every Tuesday. The show starts at 8 p.m. and features acoustic and light amplified music. Musicians sign-up starts at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays weekly 7:30 PM

Trivia Night!

Q: What's the best trivia night in town? A: The Star Club, every Wednesday! We've got great multi-media rounds, questions ranging from pop culture to history, prizes from The Star Club, The Comics Place, Fiamma Burger, Mod Sock, and Glitt3r Lyfe. And, as always, great beverages. And more surprises than you can toss your hat at. Hosted by the amazing Aireekah.

Thursdays weekly 8:30 PM


Bellingham's best KJ, Aireekah, gives people of all levels of talent the chance to shine singing songs from her vast karaoke repertoire. Come sing, be entertained, and enjoy one of our signature Classy-Trashy cocktails on special.

6:00 PM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Lindsey McGuirk
Location  Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St Lynden, WA 98264 - Map
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Join us on Thursday,  March 5th from 6 to 8pm at the Jansen Art Center (321 Front Street, Lynden) for the continuing Spring Juried Exhibit Reception.   Our quarterly juried exhibits invite artists from all over the region to submit artwork for consideration in our community exhibit. A respected jury, from gallery owners to university art professors, voted on the pieces to be included. The selected work is displayed in the Jansen Art Center as a way to recognize the strong arts culture we have right here in the Pacific Northwest.  On display February 3 - May 30, 2015.  Also continuing is the From Dusk to Dawn: Twilight and Night Skies Exhibit.  Artists from the Pacific Northwest were invited to submit their artwork that depicted the morning or night skies. A jury of art experts selected the pieces that have been included in this beautiful and varied exhibit that celebrates the waking and sleeping hours.  On display February 3 - March 28, 2015.  Also on display during this time period are the vibrant paintings of Anacortes artist, Jennifer Bowman.  These paintings focus on the qualities of light as it reflects off the landscapes and shapes around us.  Live music in our Piano Lounge by Darla Bradshaw Lobb & Walt Burkett.  Free admission. More info: 360-354-3600;  info@jansenartcenter.org, or www.jansenartcenter.org.

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Contact  Extended Education
Location  WWU Campus Computer Lab
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Contact  Tracy Pennell, NSEA Monitoring Coordinator
Location  Aslan Brewing Co., 1330 North Forest Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price5

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) will host a Fish Trivia Night at Aslan Brewing Co. on Thursday March 5th beginning at 6 PM. A $5 donation is requested to participate in the trivia, with proceeds benefiting NSEA's Scientific Monitoring Program. Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd place!

For more information visit www.n-sea.org or call 360-715-0283.

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring wild salmon runs in Whatcom County. 

7:00 PM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Rifka MacDonald,
Location  121 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA 98225, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher presents AHA! After Hours Art every Thursday. 3/27, 7 PM; Victoriana in Style $5 Thursday admission / Free for Museum members

7:30 PM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Richard Howland
360 306 8580
Location  First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham - Map
Ticket Price10

Percussionist Kay Reilly will return for a Night Beat recital at 7:30 pm Thursday, March 5, at
First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham. Tickets are $10, available at Piper Music, 2512 Meridian St.; Village Books, 1200 11th St., and online at http://www.bellinghammusicclub.org/.

Kay is a percussionist in the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and performs in the Noel Harp Ensemble. She is also the band director at Squalicum High School, where she has taught for eight years. Kay’s repertoire includes ragtime, Charleston, Japanese, South American and East Indian music. She will be backed by Kenny Cobb, Austen Kahn, Jennifer Longstaff, Tanya McAtee, Nick Robinson, Spencer Thulin, Melanie Sehman, Steve Sehman and Stephanie Straight. Night Beat is presented by the Bellingham Music Club. For information call (360) 306-8580 or visit http://www.bellinghammusicclub.org

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Contact  Mount Baker Theatre Ticket Office
Location  104 N Commercial St, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

This year Ladysmith Black Mambazo celebrates over fifty years of joyous and uplifting music. In those fifty-plus years, the a cappella vocal group has created a musical and spiritual message that has touched a worldwide audience, while maintaining the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions. Nelson Mandela, who bestowed on the ensemble the title of South African Cultural Ambassadors to the World, asked the group to join him in Norway in 1993, when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He later asked them to perform at his inauguration when he became South Africa’s first black president. Ladysmith Black Mambazo seeks to honor Mandela’s life and work, saying, “As we continue to spread the message of peace, love and harmony, we rededicate ourselves to Mandela and his dream of a rainbow nation and a rainbow world. May his journey continue in the soul and spirits of all who were touched by him.” Price: Tickets $45.00/$39.00/$33.00/$20.00 plus applicable fees. Group discounts available - call (360) 734-6080

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Contact  WWU Box Office
Location  Western Washington University, 516 High St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

WWU Performing Arts presents the classic play "Uncle Vanya" We'll produce a New York adaptation of Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov's masterpiece of frustrated longing and wasted lives. In this masterpiece by Anton Chekhov, Vanya and his niece Sonya have enjoyed putting their lives into the upkeep of a small country estate, living with frugality and a well established routine. Vanya's brother-in-law the Professor and owner of the estate comes to visit, bringing his beautiful second wife whom is many years his junior. The visit brings chaos to life in the country, breaking routines, stirring up wild emotions, leaving characters pawning for their hopes, ambitions, and each other 3/5-3/7 3/11-3/14 at 7:30PM 3/7 and 3/14 at 2:00PM tickets available WWU box office 360-650-6146

Adults $16