Noon music

The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. It’s Emily Bailey on violin April 24 and Nell Veenstra on May 1.

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 local band Soul Shadows on April 25 and diverse pianist Paul Klein on May 2.

Plant sale

The annual plant sale of Cornerstone Christian School is on three Fridays and Saturdays, April 26-27, May 3-4 and May 10-11, at the school, 8872 Northwood Rd., Lynden, opening at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. Find perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, veggie starts and more. Details: Leshia, 360-410-9507,

Dinner & Pops

The annual Dinner & Pops Concert of the Lynden Christian High School choirs is at 6:30 p.m. both April 26 and 27 in the middle school gym. Tickets $10 plus tax from

NVHS thriller

Drama students of Nooksack Valley High School, 3326 E. Badger Rd., stage the two-act thriller “Night Watch” (rated PG) two weekends, April 26-28 and May 2, 3 and 5. Show times are 7 p.m. except 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinees. Tickets at door, $7.

Hot breakfast

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





An information session on  “Advance Care Planning for Dementia” is at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Lynden Library meeting room, 216 Fourth St.

Fro-Yo anniversary

Lynden Fro-Yo is celebrating its one-year anniversary with discounts and giveaways. The business is open from 2 to 9 p.m.



Remove crosses

Lynden Human Life needs volunteers to help at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the removal of the crosses in the Cemetery of the Innocent just north of Axton Road on the east side of the Guide Meridian.

Habitat event

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County has its 17th annual Raise the Roof auction fundraiser at 6 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Depot Market Square on Railroad Avenue. Also enter and enjoy the first runway “Trashion Show” of outfits designed from recycled material or trash. Details:

Envision concert

A concert of worship with the Senti family supports Envision Mission at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Hope in Christ Church, 710 E. Sunset Dr., Bellingham. Plan to sing along, enjoy the music and snacks provided. Freewill offering. Details: 360-392-0289.





The Lynden Community Center does a breakfast of pancakes, this time with strawberries plus plenty more, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at 401 Grover St. Adults $6, children $3. Proceeds benefit the center. Details: 360-354-4501.

Motorcyle event

The Northwest Motorcycle Classic, a vintage show, auction and swap meet, will be in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds’ Haggen Expo Building, 1775 Front St., Lynden, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Admission $5; parking free. Download flyer at Contact: Walter, 425-210-7543,

Children’s Day

Children’s Day/Book Day (Dia de los niños/Dia de los libros), an event for kids and families, is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St. It’s food, music, entertainment and crafts for all families in the community.


For newcomers

A newcomers’ orientation tour and welcome lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. This is for those new to Lynden, newly retired or just wanting to meet new people. Enjoy a hot, freshly prepared lunch for $6 at noon, as is the norm. Details: Cathi, 360-354-4501,


Coming soon

Ferndale FFA

plant sale

The Ferndale FFA Plant Sale happens May 2-4  in the greenhouse on campus; use Golden Eagle Drive for access. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.


the Musical’

“Seussical the Musical” is staged May 2-19 by the Lynden Performing Arts Guild at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday (also May 18). One of America’s most performed shows, “Seussical” is a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty bring to life all the favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination, Jojo. Colorful characters transport from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus and the invisible World of the Whos. Tickets $10, $12, $14. Ticket link at Box office open 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday starting April 26, or call 360-354-4425.

Paper shredding

On Saturday, May 4, Guide Insurance Services at 8108 Guide Meridian Rd. offers free paper shredding with A1 Shredding and invites donations for Project Hope at the same time, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details: Kandi, 360-354-2200,