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ONGOING Firehall Cafe hours The Jansen Art Center’s Firehall Cafe, 321 Front St., is now open to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Wines and microbrews on tap, to go with a new menu. Often live music ...

NW Guitar Festival this weekend ends with WSO concert

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s Department of Music hosts the 22nd annual Northwest Guitar Festival Friday through Sunday, April 12-14, in the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris ...

Ugandan Orphans’ Choir performing at several venues

WHATCOM ­— The Ugandan Orphans’ Choir will be in the area next week for several scheduled performances. This is the schedule: April 7 at Bellingham’s Northwest Baptist Church, April 10 at Grace ...

Jansen Art Center to celebrate opening of two-month-long Spring Showcase on April 19

LYNDEN — The Jansen Art Center’s new Spring Showcase will cover almost every wall in the building. Running April 10 through June 27, the work includes the media of painting, tile art, wood carving, ...

Heron Center groundbreaking

BIRCH BAY — A groundbreaking ceremony for the planned BP Heron Center for Environmental Education is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Birch Bay State Park’s lower day-use area. The ceremony includes ...

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WEDNESDAY Garden club The Birchwood Garden Club hosts Krista Rome to discuss backyard beans and grains at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the Whatcom Museum Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect St., Bellingham. ...

Annual Men’s Night Out event moves to Saturday for 2013

LYNDEN — Men’s Night Out will switch formats this year, moving from a Friday evening event to an eight-hour timeframe on Saturday, April 13. The noon to 8 p.m. event in the Henry Jansen Building at ...

Juvenile detention book club is topic at April 19 library foundation event

WHATCOM — Suzanne Harris, a teacher at the Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Center, will be the speaker at the Whatcom County Library Foundation’s gala fundraising dinner, Branch Out, on April 19 ...

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ONGOING Children’s garden The Veggie Patrol at the Children’s Story Garden of Hovander Park now has open registration for this season. The weekly program runs April through October. These hour-long ...
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‘Burt Wonderstone’ not so ‘Incredible,’ but not terrible either

Box office flops are something of an inevitability in Hollywood. Tinseltown puts out seemingly countless movies week after week, and audiences certainly can’t afford to see each and every one of them. ...