Community Events

Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
9/1511/3

Witnessing to the Gospel: Life Lessons from Acts

Michael Szuk, Columbia Bible College Faculty Member
Mondays | 6:30pm - 8:00pm $100 (+GST) (includes materials)

Acts is the only record of the early church in action. As such, there are relevant life lessons to be learned from this amazing New Testament book. After a brief introduction, the lectures focus on the great themes of Acts. The course explores the mission and message of Jesus through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, evangelism of the early church, the characteristics of the new people of God and the key characters of Acts.

To register: columbiabc.edu/ConEd

• Event Admission: $100+GST

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Columbia Bible College  
2940 Clearbrook Rd.  
Abbotsford, BC V2T 2Z8

Event Sponsor: Columbia Bible College

For more information: http://columbiabc.edu/ConEd • (604) 853-3567 • lorrita.bos@columbiabc.edu

INFO 6:30-8pm Monday evenings, Abbotsford
9/1712/17

Single and Parenting

The Single and Parenting is a group where single parents:
• meet and find practical help and hope
• watch video sessions featuring single parenting experts, the stories of single parents and instructional parenting demonstrations that are genuine and apply to current day situations
• enjoy small group discussion and fellowship

Note: $15.00 registration fee (scholarships available)

FREE childcare is available.

 

• Event Admission: 15.00

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Cornerstone Community Church  
5732 Olsen Rd  
Ferndale, WA 98248

Event Sponsor: Cornerstone Community Church

For more information:  • (360) 384-3661 •

INFO 6:30-8:30pm, Ferndale
9/209/21

The Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda

Join us as an individual or team for the 5th Annual Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda, on September 20–21, 2014. The Lake2Lake is a two-day fully supported ride stretching over 220km from Vernon to Eagle Bay, in BC’s stunning Okanagan/Shuswap. Early Bird Deadline is June 16, 2014. To register or learn more: www.lake2lake.org

• Event Admission: $180 Early Bird Rate; $250 After June 16.


Dutch's Campground, Vernon, BC
 15408 Kalamalka Rd
 Vernon, BC V1B 1Y9

Event Sponsor: The Wellspring Foundation for Education

For more information: http://lake2lake.org
• (604) 427-4808 • louise@thewellspringfoundation.org

INFO 9:00 am on 20th – 4.30 pm on 21st, Vernon
9/209/21

Whidbey Island Farm Tour

The 9th Annual Whidbey Island Farm Tour is this weekend. Explore up to fifteen working farms on Whidbey Island, purchase locally-grown produce, visit the farm animals, and soak up the rural character of our island home. Visit www.whidbeyfarmtour.com for more information about this free event, including a map and directions to each of the selected farms.

• Event Admission: Free


Hummingbird Farm Nursery and Gardens
 2319 Zylstra Road
 Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Event Sponsor: Whidbey Island Farm Tour Committee

For more information: http://www.whidbeyfarmtour.com

INFO 10:00am - 4:00pm [both days], Oak Harbor
9/21

Anacortes Home and Boat Tour

The Dr. Samuel G. Brooks Guild of Anacortes is celebrating its 75th year of fund raising for Seattle Children's Hospital.  The Home and Boat Tour serves as the major fundraiser of the year.  All proceeds benefit the Hospital's Uncompensated Care Program, enabling the Hospital to continue its 106 year tradition of providing care, regardless of a family's ability to pay. 

This year's exciting tour features five unique homes (two in historic old town Anacortes, one toward the ferry terminal, and two in the south section of town); two interesting Chris Craft wooden boats, including the “Irresistible” (an exquisite 45-foot 1954 Chris Craft) and the “Serafino” (a beautiful 45-foot 1963 Chris Craft Constellation), birthed at the Cap Sante Boat Haven; and a bonus backstage tour of the Anacortes Community Theater.  Each location will feature the story of a local child whose life has been touched by the compassionate, incomparable care at Seattle Children's.  The Salish Sea Plein-Air Artists will again be painting original works at several venues.  Their paintings will be offered for sale at the Tea Room, this year located at the Christ Episcopal Church Gathering Room, 1216 7th Street, Anacortes. Complimentary refreshments, tour and raffle tickets, and restrooms will be available here throughout the day.

Tickets ($20 donation) may be purchased: Anacortes Visitor Information Center - 819 Commercial Ave, Anacortes – 360-293-3832 On-line tickets:  www.brownpapertickets.com/event/734882 On day of Tour: Tea Room (located at Christ Episcopal Church, 1216 7th Street) and at each venue.

Additional Information: Visit the Guild Website: www.drsamuelgbrooksguild.org or phone (360) 299-0641

 

INFO Noon-5pm, Anacortes
9/259/28

The Plumbline Conference

A free* 4-day conference on The Wealth, The Glory & The Coming Harvest, September 25-28 (Thursday-Sunday). Hosted by Pastor Faisal and Pastor Sabina Malick.

In this conference, you will be equipped to walk in God's economic plan for you, both in your personal finances and the corporate release of wealth for the coming harvest. A children's conference coincides with this conference called Holy Grill: Fruit of the Holy Spirit.

*Register to reserve a seat.

• Event Admission: Free

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Malick Media Centre  
20280 97 Avenue, Units 10-15  
Langley, BC V1M 4B9

Event Sponsor: Covenant of Life Church & Training Centre

For more information: http://www.covenantoflife.org • (604) 881-0024 • events@covenantoflife.org

INFO 6pm, Langley
9/25

Water for Life Initiative Fundraiser

780 million people experience the injustice of no access to clean water - resulting in sickness and disease, lack of education and economic activity, and no awareness of the Living Water.

Come on Thursday, September 25, 2014 and hear about the 850,000 villagers whose lives have been restored through this holistic water strategy.

• Event Admission: $10

 

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PAL Studio Theater  
581 Cardero Street  
Vancouver, BC V6G 3L3

Event Sponsor: Global Aid Network (GAiN)


For more information: http://www.tinyurl.com/gain-wfli • (604) 514-2026 • kimt@globalaid.net

INFO 7:30pm, Vancouver
9/269/28

Women's Retreat 2014

Is your life just a string of random events, led by fate...or is there an awesome author writing your life story to love and bless you? Do you know the Author of Life? All women 18 years of age and older are invited to attend a great weekend of retreat and refreshment for body and soul. There will be a variety of seminars and free-time activities for women of all ages and life-circumstances. There will be a gala Saturday evening that you won’t believe…bring a costume to dress up as your favourite literary character. There will also be a book exchange…bring some old favorites and trade for some new ones! There is free time scheduled to let you either chill out or engage in new adventures. Come alone and meet new friends or bring a group of seven or more and save on the weekend fee. When you visit the website or register, you will receive lots more information about the weekend. http://younglife.ca/womensretreat2014

 

• Event Admission: $195 CAD

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Young Life's RockRidge Canyon  
2000 Willies Ranch Rd.
Princeton, BC

Event Sponsor: Young Life of Canada

For more information: http://younglife.ca/womensretreat2014 • (604) 209-6448 • Coleary@younglife.ca

INFO -, Princeton
9/26

CNIB Fraser Valley Night Steps

CNIB Night Steps in Fraser Valley is a fun, five kilometer walk under the stars happening on Friday, September 26, 2014. Join your family, friends and your community to celebrate with music and a BBQ for all participants to help brighten the night! Proceeds from the event will support CNIB’s vital services, such as learning independent travel using a white cane and empowering Canadians who are blind or partially sighted to travel independently with confidence.

Visit www.cnibnightsteps.ca to register or to find out more about the event email fraservalleynightsteps@cnib.ca or phone 604-431-2121.

 

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Mill Lake Park
2310 Emerson Street
Abbotsford, BC

INFO 6-10pm, Abbotsford
9/26

Steve Harvey Live

First Time Ever! Two time Emmy Award Winner & New York Times Best Selling Author, Steve Harvey, is coming to Vancouver. A hilarious, fun-filled evening that will entertain, inspire & motivate. Learn how the opposite sex thinks & improve your relationships. You've seen him on National TV, now see him Live.

PRAISE 106.5 will be having an on-air ticket give-away during the week of September 8th, during the Morning Show! A pair of tickets each day, with Friday's tickets being VIP, which include front of the line entrance, and seats being somewhere between rows 4-8! 

Doors open at 6:00 pm.

  • Vancouver Convention Centre | 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada

For tickets or additional information go to www.SteveHarveyLive.ca

INFO 7-9:00 pm, Vancouver
9/27

4th Annual Washington 5K VisionWalk

Join hundreds at the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ Washington 5K VisionWalk to help raise awareness and funds for sight-saving research for retinal diseases including retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and Usher syndrome, which affect more than 10 million Americans. People are invited to form teams or walk independently at the free, family-friendly event, which will also include activities for children, refreshments, entertainment and more.

To participate or support the VisionWalk, visit www.FightBlindness.org/WashingtonVisionWalk.

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Warren G. Magnuson Park

7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA. 98115

For more information: http://www.fightblindness.org/site/TR?fr_id=5462&pg=entry

INFO Registration 8am; Walk begins 9am, Seattle
9/27

Community Pancake Breakfast

Fundraiser Breakfast serving Pancakes (all-you-can-eat buttermilk or buckwheat), or French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Open to the Public of All Ages. Prepared and served by volunteers to benefit senior programs and services at the center.

• Event Admission: $5.00 Adults, $3.00 Children

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Lynden Community Center  
401 Grover Street  
Lynden, WA 98226

Event Sponsor: Lynden Community Center

For more information: http://www.LyndenCommunityCenter.org • (360) 354-4501 • lyncmctr.manager@gmail.com

INFO 8-10:30am, Lynden
9/27

12th Annual Show & Shine

12th Annual Show & Shine at Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac of Bellingham. In support of The Burned Children Recovery Foundation, Vietnam Veterans of America & POW-MIA.

Enjoy Live Music, Classic Cars, Food, Trophies And Dash Plaques!

For show Registration or information, please contact Mike Murphy at 360.676.3940 or mmurphy@lithia.com.

• Event Admission: Free Admission; $10 Car Entry Fee

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Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac of Bellingham
3891 Northwest Avenue 
Bellingham, WA. 98226

For more information:  • (360) 676-3940 • mmurphy@lithia.com

INFO 9am-3pm, Bellingham
9/27

Burns Bog Conservation Society Garage Sale Fundraiser

Find hidden household gems at the annual Burns Bog Conservation Society Garage Sale! The sale will be held on Saturday, September 27th from 10am-3pm outside the Burns Bog Conservation Society office (behind the Greek Village restaurant) in Delta.

All profits go towards the Society’s efforts to protect the bog, maintain the Delta Nature Reserve Boardwalk, and educate the public about the ecological importance of the “lungs of the Lower Mainland”. Art, knick knacks, and official Burns Bog Conservation Society Merchandise will all be on sale, along with many more treasures. Come early though, while supplies last!

If you have any items to donate, please contact Fraser at 604-572-0373 or outreach@burnsbog.org. Items that are in good working condition only please! No electronics. See you there!

• Event Admission: Free

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Burns Bog Conservation Society  
4-7953 120th Street  
Delta, British Columbia V4C 6P6

For more information:  • (604) 572-0373 • outreach@burnsbog.org

INFO 10am-3pm, Delta
9/27

Ferndale Community Meal

Everyone is welcome to a free, nutritious meal! The September 27th menu includes Spaghetti with marinara sauce, Mixed Veggies, Green Salad with Vinaigrette, Garlic Bread and Fruit Crisp.

 

• Event Admission: Free

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United Church of Ferndale
2034 Washington Street
Ferndale, WA. 98248

 

For more information: fcm.ferndale@gmail.com • 360.714.9029

INFO 10am-Noon, Ferndale
9/27

Race For Joy

Be part of the first urban adventure on Granville island in Vancouver. Join us for the Strategic Amazing Race. Teams of 6 will be formed during the welcome reception based on age, ability level, desire to win and chemistry. Challenge yourself like never before, to conquer over 10 checkpoints, some with interactive challenges. Competitive or Noncompetitive teams available.

Couples are welcome and will be combined with 2 other couples to make a team. Come and make new friends!

In Support of Operation Smile; an organization that provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the globe.

For more details www.race4joy.com

• Event Admission: $36

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Pavilion on Granville Island  
#101-1398 Cartwright Street  
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8

Event Sponsor: Ultimate Outdoor Adventures

For more information: http://www.race4joy.com • (604) 671-2931 • us@race4joy.com

INFO 12:30-4:30pm, Vancouver
9/27

Creation Science Meeting

DVD Presentation & Discussion: Did You Know … The best evolutionary models say that many of the planets in our Solar System should not exist. Yet there they are. Did God create our Solar System less than 10,000 years ago, as the Bible says? Or did it form all by itself from a cloud of gas 4,600,000,000 years ago, as secular astronomers claim? Which account of history is true? Recent discoveries in space have supported the Biblical account. Each planet in our Solar System defies the evolutionary model in multiple ways. Discover what you aren’t being told about our Solar System!

• Event Admission: Free

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Willingdon Church  
4812 Willingdon Ave.  
Burnaby, British Colulmbia V5G 3H6


Event Sponsor: Willingdon Church

For more information:  • (604) 553-0771 • bjchurcher@shaw.ca

INFO 2-5pm, Burnaby
9/27

More Than Magic

Since graduating from Lynden High School in 2009, Sterling has performed his full evening magic show in theaters and resorts across the globe.

On Saturday, September 27, for the first time in three years, Sterling is performing in Lynden once again.

He has been critically acclaimed for creating a show that is truly more than magic. A compilation of music, dance, story telling, and grand illusion ensured to delight and amaze audiences of all ages.

Come see a world-renowned show, support a local cause, and Be The One in your community.

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Ages 3 & up

$20 Suggested Donation

$50 VIP TICKETS:
- Reserved front row seat
- Free Abracadabra t-shirt
- Free concessions at the show
- Private meet & greet with Sterling and Stage tour

All proceeds go to benefit the Lynden Community Mentoring Program Be the One.

 

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Judson Hall  
516 Main Street  
Lynden, WA 98264

Event Sponsor: Be the One

For more information: http://www.partnersforschools.org • info@partnersforschools.org

INFO 2pm and 7pm, Lynden
9/27

SK8 Pink for Melanie Fundraiser

Melanie Sexton is a staple and manager of the Lynden Skateway.

  Melanie, who is 35 years old, was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma that is triple negative, which limits the treatment options available. Melanie has completed her fourth round of Chemo, and though it has been a really tough, sick, achy, time; she has never lost her fighting spirit. In the times of good Melanie has been able to get out and enjoy some of the beautiful weather! The tumor has not shrunk, but has changed in some positive ways. What a beautiful thing hope is. This battle is going to be a long one, but she is hopeful that the tumors will be shrunk enough by the chemo to be able to complete the double mastectomy surgery she desperately needs.   Her wonderful husband Ryan, who is now the sole financial provider for the family is doing a great job of balancing working two jobs and helping to care for Melanie, but she needs him so much at home and easing this financial weight would provide her the opportunity to have him with her more often. Along with Ryan, Melanie has her incredible son Tavin who is 16 and such a huge help around the house, and seven year old twins, Ryker and Ryland "Little." Melanie is the rock of this family and needs to focus on fighting this cancer and getting well.

With a little over a month left we are still currently looking for Silent Auction items! If you have anything you would like to donate to this great event please contact Terri @ (360) 220-5087

Thank you we are greatly appreciative of your time!

If you cannot donate an item, but would still like to help there is a donation account setup: http://www.gofundme.com/ayfa3c

INFO 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Lynden
9/27

Celebration of Life Award Ceremony

Now for its first time in Tacoma, WA, the “Celebration of Life” event is an award ceremony to congratulate and honor cancer survivors for their hope and bravery in the face of the obstacles and challenges that come with a cancer diagnosis. Guests and Honorees are treated to a glamorous night of music, dining and dancing while mingling with members of the local community by supporting a movement that believes that it is possible to one day, have a world without cancer. There is also a candlelight vigil to honor those who fought courageously but are not longer with us. The “Celebration of Life Award Ceremony” will be held on September 27, 2014, beginning at 6 pm at the Pacific Grill Event Center 1530 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $45.00 and are available for purchase now at the Imagine Me Foundation website: www.imaginemefoundation.org or contact us at (707) 932-1152. Please join the Imagine Me Foundation in a night of celebration.

• Event Admission: $45.00


Pacific Grill Event Center
 1530 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402
 Tacoma, WA 98409

Event Sponsor: Imagine Me Foundation

For more information: http://www.imaginemefoundation.org
• (707) 932-1152 • info@imaginemefoundation.org

INFO 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Tacoma
9/28

Grand Opening with Danny Gokey

Join us for the Grand Opening of our newly remodeled Oak Harbor Campus, Sunday, September 28th at 9 & 11am. Danny Gokey will be leading worship and sharing his story! Danny was an American Idol 3rd place finalist. His album "Hope in Front of Me" climbed to No 1 on billboard charts this summer. He will also be performing his lead single, “Hope in Front of Me.”

• Event Admission: Free

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Life Church  
1767 NE Regatta Dr  
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Event Sponsor: Life Church

For more information: http://www.life-church.co • (360) 679-3158 • office@life-church.co

INFO 9am and 11am, Oak Harbor
9/28

Danny Gokey Worship Service

Danny Gokey, third place finalist on American Idol, will be appearing at the Grand Opening event of the newly remodeled Oak Harbor campus, of Life Church. Danny will lead worship, share his story, and perform his number one Billboard hit single, Hope in Front of Me.

Admission: FREE

Life Church - Oak Harbor
North Whidbey Campus
1767 NE Regatta Drive,
Oak Harbor, WA, 98277

For more information visit http://www.life-church.co or call 360 376 6332.

INFO 9:00am and 11:00am, Whidbey Island
9/28

Joyous Lights

Praise and Worship Event aimed to raise funds for the church and initiatives of Psalm Ninety Eight Music Ministry.

• Event Admission: $12.00

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St Joseph's Parish Church  
2449 The Blvd
Garibaldi Highlands, BC Squamish

Event Sponsor: St Joseph Parish

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/stjosephsquamish • (604) 898-4355 • parish.sjs@rcav.org

INFO 2-4pm, Squamish
9/28

African Children's Choir Concert

The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.

Music for Life (The parent organization for The African Children’s Choir) works in seven African countries such as, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated over 52,000 children and impacted the lives of over 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history. MFL purpose is to help create new leadership for tomorrow’s Africa, by focusing on education.

Please see africanchildrenschoir.com for more information!

• Event Admission: Free

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Immanuel Bible Church  
2000 W North St  
Bellingham , WA 98225

Event Sponsor: Immanuel Bible Church

For more information: http://www.ibcbellingham.org

INFO 7pm, Bellingham
10/1

Hope For Hurting Hearts

Hope For Hurting Hearts featuring Greg & Cathe Laurie, Jeremy Camp, Nick Vujicic - learn how each of these individuals found hope in the midst of heartache.

3 FREE Stilly Valley Screenings:
• Wednesday, Oct. 1st 7:00 PM at Darrington High School Auditorium
• Friday, Oct. 3rd 7:00 PM at The Byrnes Performing Arts Center in Arlington
• Sunday, Oct. 5th 6:00 PM at The Oso Fire Station

• Event Admission: Free

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Darrington High School Auditorium  
1085 Fir St.  
Darrington, WA 98241


Event Sponsor: Calvary Arlington

For more information: http://calvaryarlington.com/hope • (360) 618-1780 • mail@calvaryarlington.com

INFO 7pm, Darrington
10/310/4

Intimate Mystery Conference

Join Dr. Dan B. Allender to explore God’s design for marriage through the matrix of Genesis 2:24 (weave, leave, cleave). Be moved toward deeper intimacy as you encounter the character and purposes of God revealed through the complexities of your unique relationship.

Intimate Mystery is a conference designed to invite you to an honest exploration of who you are, how your story impacts your style of relating, and what you and your partner create together in light of your unique stories. Intimate Mystery is a conference that will invite you to candidly engage the inherent joys and struggles of marriage and relationships through the categories of communication, conflict, dreams and demands, family ties, forgiveness, and sex.

Dan invites you into a place of newfound awareness and ability to engage conflict and desire – as an individual and as a couple.

• Event Admission: $75/person

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EastLake Community Church  
3301 Monte Villa Parkway, Suite 200  
Bothell, WA 98021

Event Sponsor: The Allender Center

For more information: http://theallendercenter.org/conferences/intimate-mystery-conference/ • (206) 876-6123 • events@theallendercenter.org

INFO Friday: 6:30-9pm, Saturday: 8:30am-5pm, Bothell
10/3

Annual Leadership Breakfast Fundraiser

You are invited to the YWCA's annual Leadership Breakfast - 100 years of Leadership and Legacy. Reservations can be made by contacting Mary by October 1, 2014 at 360-734-4820 or mary@ywcabellingham.org

• Event Admission: 75.00

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Best Western Lakeway Inn  
714 Lakeway Drive  
Bellingham , Washington 98225

Event Sponsor: YWCA Bellingham

For more information:  • (360) 734-4820 • mary@ywcabellingham.org

INFO 7-9:30am, Bellingham
10/3

Hope For Hurting Hearts

Hope For Hurting Hearts featuring Greg & Cathe Laurie, Jeremy Camp, Nick Vujicic - learn how each of these individuals found hope in the midst of heartache.

3 FREE Stilly Valley Screenings:
• Wednesday, Oct. 1st 7:00 PM at Darrington High School Auditorium
• Friday, Oct. 3rd 7:00 PM at The Byrnes Performing Arts Center in Arlington
• Sunday, Oct. 5th 6:00 PM at The Oso Fire Station

• Event Admission: Free

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Byrnes Performing Arts Center  
18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.  
Arlington, WA 98223

Event Sponsor: Calvary Arlington

For more information: http://calvaryarlington.com/hope • (360) 618-1780 • mail@calvaryarlington.com

 

INFO 7pm, Arlington
10/3

Documentary Film, The Fourth World, by Mark Volkers

There's a humanitarian crisis enfulfing one-in-six people on planet earth...and the other five are completely unaware of it. One in six of us - over a billion people - live in a slum. Characterized by lack of sanitation, dangerous city zones and capricious landlords, slums are growing fast. In fact, the biggest people migration in the history of the world is contributing to this growth: the movement from countryside to city. Join Mark Volkers, professor at Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA, on a journey to the worlds slums. He will be showing his award-winning documentary film, The Fourth World. This film has played at film festivals around the world and has won numerous awards. It has broadcast in many countries and is currently in negotiations with The Discovery Channel. Professor Volkers will present the film and a Q and A as we go inside The Fourth World to discover this hidden sociological time bomb.

 • Event Admission: Free

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Lynden Christian's Worship and Fine Arts Center  
515 Drayton St.  
Lynden, WA 98264

Event Sponsor: Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa

 

For more information: http://www.fourthworldfilm.com • (712) 722-6231 • Mark.Volkers@dordt.edu

INFO 7pm, Lynden
10/410/5

Lynden Lion's Club Model Train Show

30th annual Lynden Lions Club model train show. Over 50,000 sq. ft. of model train layouts, exhibits, and vendors. Most gauges represented. Great family friendly event. All profits go to Lions Club community projects.

• Event Admission: Adults $6, Seniors $5, Ages 6-12 $4, under 6 free

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Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, Henry Jansen Bldg.  
1775 Front St.  
Lynden, WA 98264

Event Sponsor: Lynden Lion's Club

For more information: http://www.lyndentrainshow.com

INFO Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4, Lynden
10/4

Free Vehicle Exterior Light Inspection & Replacement

In conjunction with October being National Car Care Month, the Whatcom Unit of ASA will be sponsoring their annual Lights On Event. ASA members and students from BTC will inspect all exterior vehicle lights and replace bulbs that are burnt out except HID and LED bulbs. Bulbs will be donated by Bellingham Auto Parts and Seattle Automotive. Make sure you can see and be seen in the long winter nights by stopping by Everson Elementary School or Bellingham High Schools southwest corner parking lot on Saturday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or if you are in Skagit County stop in at the Cascade Mall. We will be handing out packets with a litter bag, an envelope for important vehicle papers, a list of our members and a couple automotive related flyers.

• Event Admission: Free

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Everson Elementary School 
216 Everson Goshen Road
Everson

Bellingham High School  
2020 Cornwall Avenue
Bellingham

Event Sponsor: Whatcom/Skagit Automotive Service Association

For more information:  • (360) 380-2277 •

INFO 9am-1pm, Everson
10/4

Abbotsford Harvest Festival

An event for the whole family, the Abbotsford Harvest Festival will provide carnival games, prizes, face painting, popcorn, cotton candy, and BBQ food and refreshments!

Admission will be free but we would love for you to bring food for the food bank! Tickets will cost a small fee of $1 per ticket or 25 tickets for $20. There will be free games and events to create wonderful memories for you and your family!


• Event Admission: Canned food for the Food Bank

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Central Heights Church  
1661 McCallum Rd.  
Abbotsford, BC V2S 3M4

Event Sponsor: Your Pregnancy Options


For more information: http://www.yourpregnancyoptions.ca • (604) 853-9161 • info@yourpregnancyoptions.ca

INFO 3-7pm, Abbotsford
10/4

Joyous Lights

This is a Praise and Worship Concert and an event that will help raise funds for St Mary's Parish Building Fund and Psalm Ninety Eight Music Ministry's initiatives. The School of St Mary's Elementary School needs to be refurbished to meet sysmic standards by the city, to prevent collapse from any range of earthquake, because the school structure is old and fragile. We are raising money to help rebuild the school and the parish center. The proceeds from this event will go towards this charitable cause.

• Event Admission: $12.00

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St Mary's Parish
5251 Joyce Street
Vancouver, BC

Event Sponsor: St Mary's Parish

For more information: http://www.stmarysvancouver.ca • (604) 435-9611 • parish.smarv@rcav.org

INFO 7-9pm, Vancouver
10/5

Blessing of the Animals

St. Matthew invites the community to come and celebrate Bishop Melissa Skelton's first pastoral visit on October 5th at 10 a.m. She will preside and preach. After a community meal Bishop Melissa will officiate at St. Matthew's annual "Blessing of the Animals" at 2:00 p.m. Please bring your pets for a blessing!

• Event Admission: Free

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Parish of St. Matthew
2010 Guilford Drive  
Abbotsford, BC V2S 5R2

Event Sponsor: Parish of St. Matthew

 

For more information: http://www.anglicanabbotsford.com • (604) 853-2416 • church@anglicanabbotsford.com

INFO 2pm, Abbotsford
10/5

Hope For Hurting Hearts

Hope For Hurting Hearts featuring Greg & Cathe Laurie, Jeremy Camp, Nick Vujicic - learn how each of these individuals found hope in the midst of heartache.

3 FREE Stilly Valley Screenings:
• Wednesday, Oct. 1st 7:00 PM at Darrington High School Auditorium
• Friday, Oct. 3rd 7:00 PM at The Byrnes Performing Arts Center in Arlington
• Sunday, Oct. 5th 6:00 PM at The Oso Fire Station

• Event Admission: Free

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Oso Fire Station  
21824 Washington 530  
Arlington, WA 98223

Event Sponsor: Calvary Arlington

For more information: http://calvaryarlington.com/hope • (425) 501-7223 • mail@calvaryarlington.com

INFO 6pm, Arlington
10/10

Grand Opening with Ryan Stevenson

Come celebrate the Grand Opening of the all new Ministry Center with recording artist Ryan Stevenson and evangelist Christian Holst! Italian sodas, espresso and refreshments available. A family friendly event; this is open to everyone.

• Event Admission: Free

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First Baptist Church of Marysville  
4011 81st Pl. NE  
Marysville, WA 98270

Event Sponsor: Drenched Ministries & FBC of Marysville

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/705211016226249/ • (425) 876-4255 • fbcfamilyforum@fbcmarysville.org

INFO 7-10pm, Marysville
10/11

Free Dental Day for Adults

Free Dental Day for adults in need of urgent dental care who lack dental coverage and have no reasonable way to pay for dental treatment. Show up the day of the event - most urgent needs served first. One free dental service per person. Space is limited. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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Gold Creek Community Church  
4326 148th St  
Mill Creek, WA 98012

Event Sponsor: Hope Creek Charitable Foundation

INFO 9am-4pm, MIll Creek
10/1610/18

25th Annual Lynden Craft & Antique Show

Be inspired by the creativity of over 100 local artisans and dealers with collections of handcrafted wares, home & garden decor, antiques and restyled vintage market treasures. Enjoy espresso and our Cafe with live music.

• Event Admission: $6, Sr $5, Under 12 free - with return privileges and free parking

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Northwest Washington Fairgrounds  
1775 Front Street  
Lynden, WA 98247

Event Sponsor: WCC Promotions

For more information: http://www.lyndencraftantiqueshow.com • (360) 966-5573 • wccinc@hotmail.com

INFO Thursday & Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Lynden
10/1710/18

Lynden Kids Market Childrens Consignment Sale

Our two day sale event draws hundreds of customers & boasts thousands of quality second hand articles for your baby & kids. Our sale also includes local vendors who specialize in adorable children's items and local Mommy home-based businesses!

Check our our website for more information at www.LyndenKidsMarket.com

Register at our website for our Mommie 2 Be Pre-sale.

New Mom's (within the last year), Adoptive Mom's, and soon to be Mom's are eligible.

Public Sale Times - Friday 10am - 7pm Saturday 8am - 2pm Saturday 3pm - 5pm**

**50% off Sale (items that are marked DISCOUNT.... other items stay at asking price)

• Event Admission: Free

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VFW Hall - Lynden  
7011 Hannegan Road  
Lynden, WA 98264

For more information: http://www.LyndenKidsMarket.com •  lkmsale@gmail.com

INFO 9am-7pm, Lynden
10/17

Women of Whatcom Girls Night Out with Lori Salierno

With a gripping and contagious style, Dr. Lori Salierno addresses many audiences across the country. Dr. Salierno was the very first speaker for Women of Whatcom in 2010. We were challenged and refreshed as she brought messages out of her obedience to the Lord and His Word. So much has happened in her life since that time. We are excited to welcome her back and we will celebrate with her ALL the Lord has done and see what He has in store for us next.

Join the Women of Whatcom for this "Girls Night Out". One night only held at Cornwall Church, Friday, October 17th at 7pm.

General admission tickets are $25.00 (doors open at 6:15pm)

VIP tickets (limited to 50) are $40.00 (doors open at 5:30pm)

For detailed information and how to register, go to www.womenofwhatcom.com

 

• Event Admission: $25.00 GA/$40.00 VIP

 

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Cornwall Church  
4518 Northwest Drive  
Bellingham, WA 98226


Event Sponsor: Women of Whatcom

For more information: http://www.womenofwhatcom.com • (360) 383-7432 • info@womenofwhatcom.com

 

INFO 7-10pm, Bellingham
10/18

Annual Apple Press & Fun Fest

New Life Open Bible Church is inviting the community to come experience an old fashioned Apple Press, Games, znew Bounce House, Face Painting, Hot Dogs & other goodies. This is a Free event so bring the whole family.

Try some fresh apple cider, Yumm!

Apple Donations greatly appreciated.

• Event Admission: Free

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New Life Open Bible Church  
402 E 6th Street  
Port Angeles, Washington 98362


Event Sponsor: New Life Open Bible Church

For more information: http://www.newlifeobc.com • (360) 775-5889 • newlifeobc@gmail.com

INFO 11am-3pm, Port Angeles
10/18

Joyous Lights

This is a Praise and Worship Concert aimed to raise funds for the Initiatives of CWL Richmond for the homeless, seniors and the poor. Proceeds from this event will help the needy and the poor in the community and support initiatives of Psalm Ninety Eight Music Ministry's initiatives.

• Event Admission: $12.00

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St Monica Parish
12011 Woodhead Road
Richmond, BC

Event Sponsor: St Monica Parish

For more information: http://www.stmonicaparish.ca • (604) 540-2885 • parish.smon@rcav.org

INFO 7-9pm, Richmond
11/711/8

Hope Heals Women's Conference with Jennifer O'Neill

Actress & Cover girl model, Jennifer O'Neill was a leading lady in over 30 movies, on stage & television. behind the stardom she lived a roller coaster of inner turmoil from failed marriages, near fatal accidents, a suicide attempt, abortion & miscarriages. Sharing openly with a sense of humor, Jennifer invites you to join the spiritual journey of forgiveness & healing. "My career was a dream. My personal life was a nightmare. The power of God's messaged saved me." These are conferences planned by women for women ages 12+. Women HAND in Hand exists to help women find God in their story.

• Event Admission: $20 for both days, $15 for one


Sedro-Woolley High School Auditorium
 1235 3rd St.
 Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Event Sponsor: Women HAND in Hand

For more information:  
• (360) 826-3067 • sylvia4whh@gmail.com

 

INFO Friday 6:30 PM, Saturday 9 AM-Noon, Sedro-Woolley
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