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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. ...
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Coronation of an ambassador

From left, Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador candidates Janis DeJager, Alexandra Bergsma and Samantha Douge receive applause at the coronation banquet sponsored by Dairy Women Friday evening in Bellingham. ...
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Lightcatcher designer’s life work featured within walls he helped create

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building serves as its flagship piece of art, an entire building showcasing not only the exhibits inside, but also the art of architecture. And now the ...