Week of March 29, 2020

Sunday, March 29 4 events
  • All Day La Conner Daffodil Festival 
    The sixth annual La Conner Daffodil Festival takes place through March 31 at more than 450 acres in and around La Conner and the Skagit Valley. Check online, or drop by the La Conner Visitor Information Center for a daffodil bloom map. Daffodil-related events and a photo contest will take place through the month.
  • All Day Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest 
    Single-poem submissions will be accepted through March 31 for the annual Sue C. Boynton Contest. The contest is open to county residents regardless of age and poetry experience. Twenty-five winners are chosen. Ten Walk Award poems are displayed in front of Bellingham Public Library, and are displayed on WTA buses along with 15 Merit Award poems. See submission particulars online.
  • 2:30pm Birding for Kids 
    Skagit Guided Adventures hosts "Birding for Kids" excursions from 2:30pm-4:30pm Saturdays and Sundays through March. Prices vary; transportation and binoculars will be provided. Reservations are required.
    (360) 474-7479
  • 11:00am - 2:00pm Langar in Lynden 
    All are welcome at a Langar event from 11am-2pm in Lynden at Guru Nanak Gursikh Gurdwara, 176 E. Pole Rd. Langar is the sacred community free kitchen of the Sikh people and every temple serves delicious vegetarian food-which they invite the general public to come eat. The largest free kitchen in the world is Langar at Darbar Sahib, Amritsar India, where they serve 100,000 people a day every weekend, and 50,000 a day on weekdays.
    Guru Nanak Gursikh Gurdwara :: (360) 398-1184
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Monday, March 30 6 events
  • All Day La Conner Daffodil Festival 
    The sixth annual La Conner Daffodil Festival takes place through March 31 at more than 450 acres in and around La Conner and the Skagit Valley. Check online, or drop by the La Conner Visitor Information Center for a daffodil bloom map. Daffodil-related events and a photo contest will take place through the month.
  • All Day Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest 
    Single-poem submissions will be accepted through March 31 for the annual Sue C. Boynton Contest. The contest is open to county residents regardless of age and poetry experience. Twenty-five winners are chosen. Ten Walk Award poems are displayed in front of Bellingham Public Library, and are displayed on WTA buses along with 15 Merit Award poems. See submission particulars online.
  • 2:30pm Birding for Kids 
    Skagit Guided Adventures hosts "Birding for Kids" excursions from 2:30pm-4:30pm Saturdays and Sundays through March. Prices vary; transportation and binoculars will be provided. Reservations are required.
    (360) 474-7479
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Community Soup Kitchen 
    Volunteers and donations are welcome at a weekly Community Soup Kitchen, which happens from 6pm-7pm every Monday until March 30 at the Little Cheerful Cafe, 133 E. Holly St. The event provides meals to the homeless community in Whatcom County, and all are welcome.
    Little Cheerful Cafe :: (360) 738-8824
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm Poetrynight 
    Those looking to share their creative verse as part of the weekly Poetrynight can sign up starting at 6:30pm at the Alternative Library, 519 E. Maple St. Readings begin at 7pm. Entry to the all-ages event is by donation.
    Alternative Library :: http://www.blog.poetrynight.org
  • 9:00pm - 10:30pm Guffawingham 
    A weekly open mic for comedians, “Guffawingham!,” takes place at 9pm every Monday at the Firefly Lounge, 1015 N. State St. Entry is free. The event features approximately 20 standup comedians who each do a four-minute set.
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Tuesday, March 31 4 events
  • 10:00am La Conner Daffodil Festival 
    The sixth annual La Conner Daffodil Festival takes place through March 31 at more than 450 acres in and around La Conner and the Skagit Valley. Check online, or drop by the La Conner Visitor Information Center for a daffodil bloom map. Daffodil-related events and a photo contest will take place through the month.
  • 10:00am Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest 
    Single-poem submissions will be accepted through March 31 for the annual Sue C. Boynton Contest. The contest is open to county residents regardless of age and poetry experience. Twenty-five winners are chosen. Ten Walk Award poems are displayed in front of Bellingham Public Library, and are displayed on WTA buses along with 15 Merit Award poems. See submission particulars online.
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm All-Paces Run 
    Staff and volunteers are always on hand to guide the way at the weekly All-Paces Run starting at 6pm every Tuesday at Fairhaven Runners, 1209 11th St. The runs are 20 minutes out and back on two key routes-by the water or through the woods. Entry is free.
    Fairhaven Runners :: http://www.fairhavenrunners.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:30pm Skagit Folk Dancers 
    Join the Skagit-Anacortes Folk Dancers for a weekly International Folk Dancing event from 7-9:30pm at Bayview Civic Hall, 12615 C St. No partners are needed; just show up and dance. Entry to the drop-in event is free for the first session, $3 afterward.
    Bayview Civic Hall :: safdancers@hotmail.com
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Wednesday, April 1 1 event
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Group Run 
    All levels of experience are welcome at a weekly Group Run beginning at 6pm in Mount Vernon at the Skagit Running Company, 702 First St. The 3- to 6-mile run is great for beginners or for others wanting an easy recovery. Entry is free.
    Skagit Running Company :: http://www.skagitrunners.org
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Thursday, April 2 1 event
  • 7:00pm - 9:30pm Balkan Folk Dancers 
    The Balkan Folk Dancers meet from 7-9:30pm Thursdays at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. There is teaching early in the evening, and no experience or partner is necessary as most dances are line or circle dances. Suggested donation is $5; first-time visitors can attend for free.
    Fairhaven Library :: (360) 380-0456
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