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ONGOING ‘Mary Poppins’ at LCHS Lynden Christian High School presents the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” with Haley Ponnech as Mary and Jack Vandergriend as Bert, on Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 4-5 at ...

South Fork Valley is setting for new ‘Bucolia’ book

WHATCOM — Matthew Thuney, a county author who has been crafting columns, composing blogs and recording radio shows for nearly 30 years, will read from and sign copies of his new book, “Bucolia: Hijinx ...

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ONGOING NVHS play Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., presents “The Crucible” at 7 pm. on Jan. 28-30 and Feb. 4-6 and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. Tickets: $6 at the door. January ...
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Making ‘Mary Poppins’ at Lynden Christian

The rehearsing is coming down to real performances next week of “Mary Poppins” at Lynden Christian High School. From left, Ava Hill, Haley Ponnech, Andrew Hoekema and Jack Vander Griend play their ...

Top movies to look forward to in 2016

Just like every year, there are far too many great-looking movies planned for release in 2016. Of course, not all of them will turn out as good as they look in their marketing materials, but the coming ...

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ONGOING January Series Lectures are streamed live from Calvin College to the basement of Third Christian Reformed Church (enter off Sixth Street at Liberty) at 9:30 a.m. each weekday Jan. 6-26. Free. ...

State of the arts: Best movies of 2015

This year has been huge in the world of cinema, with some old-favorite franchises returning to the big screen and some new quantities making a splash. We saw Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ...

Bluegrass festival coming in 2016 to Hovander park

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation, working with other partners, will host a new multi-day bluegrass festival in on Sept. 2-5, 2016, at Hovander Homestead Park of Ferndale. The Hovander ...

Event celebrating symphony’s 40 years is set for Jan. 30 in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM ­— A few seats remain for an event celebrating the 40 years of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra. You can still join Maestro Yaniff Attar, staff, board of directors, volunteers, and members ...

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ONGOING GriefShare videos A 13-week GriefShare video series started Jan. 4 at Sonlight church, 8800 Bender Rd., Lynden, and continues on Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Details: Jan, 354-1135 after 4:30 p.m. January ...