Noon music

The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. It’s Lorraine Robinson on April 3.

Thursday music

The Jansen Art Center brings regional musicians to the first-floor Piano Lounge each Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., with the Firehall Cafe open. Coming up are “human jukebox” Scrub Hubner on March 28 and performing duo Joe and Carol Young on April 4.

Hot breakfast

The Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St., serves a hot breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. each Wednesday for $5.



Honors recital

The Lynden Music Teachers hold an Honors Recital for upper-level students at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in Third Christian Reformed Church, corner of Sixth and Liberty streets. The representative to state honors recital will be announced, also students who scored high on theory testing back in January.



Vietnam veterans

day at museum

Friday, March 29, is Vietnam Veterans Day at the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St. Veterans, family and friends may tour the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at no cost. A light lunch and cake will be served at 1 p.m. Details: 360-220-5676.

Young adults

STIR Worship Night for ages post-high to 30s, either single or married, is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, in Sonlight church, 8800 Bender Rd., Lynden. Enjoy fellowship and hear from guest speaker Mitch Senti. Goal is to reach young adults in Whatcom County. Details:



Pancake breakfast

The Lynden Community Center does a breakfast of pancakes with also biscuits and gravy from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at 401 Grover St. Adults $6, children $3. Proceeds benefit the center. Details: 360-354-4501.



Teen Alt Reads

A Teen Alt Reads Club meets at the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St., at 3:30 p.m. April 2 and ongoing on Tuesdays. This covers graphic novels, play scripts, fan fiction and poetry, reading books together and talking about them. Details: 360-354-4883,


Coming soon

Friends of the

Everson Library

Find out about Friends of the Everson Library and its programs into the community from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the library, 104 Kirsch Drive, Everson. Consider becoming a volunteer. Details:, 360-510-1215.

Book sale

Friends of the Lynden Library spring book sale of a wide variety of titles plus CDs, DVDs and jigsaw puzzles is April 5-7 at the library, 216 Fourth St. All proceeds benefit the Lynden Library. Details: June,

Paddling films

The Paddling Film Festival showcases the best of the water paddling sports at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Bellingham Technical College. Also exhibitors, a raffle and door prizes. Doors open at 6. Details: Kristi, 360-738-7664 or

Dahlia tuber sale

The Whatcom County Dahlia Society annual tuber sale will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Bloedel-Donovan Park community center. 

GOP event

Rick Green, former Texas U.S. representative and now with Wall Builders, speaks at the Whatcom Republican Lincoln Day Gala and Auction on Saturday, April 6, at Four Points by Sheraton, 714 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner and program at 6. Tickets $75. Details:


Coalition event

The Spaghetti Feed of the Restorative Community Coalition, with also silent and live auctions, is Sunday, April 7, at Frank ‘n Stein Pub, 902 N. State St., Bellingham. It’s all from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets $15 or two for $25 in advance, or available at the door. Details: 360-354-3653,

Life-end planning

End-of-life planning is the topic at two 7 p.m. Wednesday sessions April 10 and 24 at Sonlight church of Lynden. Learn about a personal healthcare advance directive. Preregistration required to Carol at 360-927-1265.

Dairy coronation

Out of five contestants, a new Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador is crowned at a mid-day luncheon Saturday, April 13, at Homestead Resort of Lynden. Tickets are $25 to April 4, $30 after; text or call to 360-815-3754 or 360-220-6426.

Dahlia tuber sale

Lynden Community Church has its dahlia tuber sale as a fundraiser for missions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at 680 Grover St. Expect over 100 varieties available, also cut flowers.

Engedi fundraiser

A fundraising gala for Engedi Refuge, helping victims of sex trafficking, is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 714 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham. It’s a dinner, silent auction and testimonials from local leaders and a trafficking survivor. Space limited. To register: 360-922-7600,

Rent a table to sell things

Anyone in the Lynden area can rent a table for $15 to be in the Community Center indoor garage sale/flea market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13. Space is limited. Call now to 360-354-4501 to reserve a table or email