Noon music

The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. It’s Karen Scholten Oct. 17 and Janice Brink Oct. 24.

Produce stand

Produce grown by veterans at the Guide Meridian Road farm, also Growing Veterans honey, is for sale 24/7 on the honor system at the VFW stand at 7011 Hannegan Rd., Lynden. More vegetables each day. Details: 360-220-5676.

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 diverse pianist Paul Klein on Oct. 18 and “human jukebox” Scrub Hubner on Oct. 25.

LCHS play

Lynden Christian High School drama students perform a stage adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20 in the school’s Worship and Fine Arts Center. Adult tickets $10, students and seniors $6. Call 360-318-9525 or go to the Central Office.

Cemetery tours

Free tours of Lynden Cemetery highlight local history at 1 p.m. every Saturday on the southeast corner of Front Street and Guide Meridian Road.

Hot breakfast

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



The 10th annual Bellingham Comicon, with special guests, is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Ferndale Events Center, 5715 Barrett Rd. Advance tickets $8, at door $13. This is northwest Washington’s biggest assembly of comics of all vintage, toys, action figurines and more. Details:

Multicultural Diversity Day

A Multicultural Diversity Day is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St. Expand your understanding of the various nationalities that make up our community via music, food, crafts and performances. Free. Details: 360-354-4883.


Initiatives topic

Initiatives 1631 (carbon fee) and 1639 (gun safety) provide the topic before the Bellingham City Club on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. Hear after-lunch program for free at 12:20 p.m. Details:

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Parli-Pro event

A parliamentary procedures workshop on effectively using Robert’s Rule of Order will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Lynden Library meeting room, 216 Fourth St. Snacks and coffee will be provided. Sponsor is Toastmasters Club of Lynden. Details: Brian: 360-319-1303,

Community breakfast

A pancake breakfast of all you could want is open to all community members from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. Adults $6, children $3. Proceeds benefit the center. Details: 360-354-4501.

Sumas historic homes tour

Ride a horse-drawn wagon to see the Gillies, West and Thomas homes in Sumas on Saturday, Oct. 27. Two start times, 2 and 2:30 p.m., for 90-minute tours. Carl Crouse and Gail Kihn narrate. Begin and end at the Sumas Museum, 114 Second St., which opens at noon. $15 suggested donation benefiting museum and Friends of the Sumas Library. Reserve at 360-988-2501 or through Whatcom County Library System website.

Candidates’ event

Pizza will be provided at the Verbree farm, 9454 Northwood Rd., Lynden, at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, for a final opportunity to support candidates Vincent Buys, Luanne Van Werven and Doug Ericksen.

English talk

An English conversation opportunity is at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St., and continues weekly. No sign-up needed, just come. Skips Nov. 22. Details: 360-354-4883.

History using Google Earth

Troy Luginbill talks about seeing local changes from satellite images, using Google Earth, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St. Details: 360-354-4883.

Baked goods/crafts sale

The Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St., hosts its annual holiday baked goods and crafts sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 2-3. Look for Dutch specialties, handmade crafts including baby things, quilts, Seahawks themes, jewelry, clothing accessories, household items, garden art, woodworking, holiday decor and gift items. Friday lunch $6. Details: Cathi, 360-354-4501.