Community Events

Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
6/298/23

Summer Camp!

Morning Star Bible Camp is a christian camp located in wwestbank BC. It has 9 amazing camps for the kids, and the adults. It has 2 family Camps, a girl camp, a boy camp, 2 day camps, an adult camp, and a young adult camp, and a boys fly fishing camp. This camp is all Jesus focused. The camps main goal is to spread the good news about Christ to campers.

• Event Admission: $400


Morning Star Bible Camp
 3051 McIver Rd
 Westbank, BC V4T 1C4

For more information:  
• (250) 808-5598 • billiejoe223@hotmail.com

INFO 10:00 am, Westbank
7/288/1

Extreme Adventure Camp

Come rock climbing, go-karting, motocross, archery, paintball and play water games.

Gr 4/5 as of September 2014

• Event Admission: $175


Friendship Community Church
 7820 Central Saanich Rd
 Victoria, BC V8M 1T7

Event Sponsor: Friendship Community Church

For more information: http://friendshipcommunity.ca
• (250) 652-2723 •

INFO 9am-4pm, Victoria
7/288/1

Vacation Bible School- Grace Lutheran Church, Blaine

Gangway to Galilee. Come aboard!
Ages 3 1/2 to 12
Crafts, games, Bible stories, snacks & more
Value: Priceless
Cost: FREE!

Register the day of event!

• Event Admission: Free!


Grace Lutheran Church
 702 G St.
 Blaine, WA 98230

Event Sponsor:

For more information: http://www.blaine-grace-lutheran.org
• (360) 332-6589 • dcpersse@gmail.com

INFO 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Blaine
7/288/1

FLO Soccer Camp

All over the World, people know Soccer. Throughout the World there is a bond that is created which binds together every race, tongue, religion, and lifestyle.

FLO Soccer Camp is all about Jesus, and teaching about the true love we find in Him while playing Soccer. Professional coaches and players bring the best quality coaching we can offer, and every day there are biblical teachings through the Word and fun activities.

The guys from FLO Soccer Ministries bring a world of experience, with them from representing their country in Futsal, playing over 1000 professional games and 21 years of playing professionally in Scotland and 9 appearances with the Scotland National Team, to many other achievements in their personal playing careers or as coaches.

FLO Soccer camp is put on by Chilliwack Alliance Church in partnership with FLO Soccer Ministries and the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Each registered player receives TWO tickets to the Vancouver Whitecaps game on July 27 VS FC Dallas

• Event Admission: $130


Townsend Park Fields, Chilliwack BC
 45130 Wolf Road, Wolfe Rd
 Chilliwack, BC V2P 8A8

Event Sponsor: Chilliwack Alliance Church

For more information: http://chilliwackalliance.bc.ca/#/calendar-events/flo-soccer-camp
• (604) 792-0051 • jamie@chilliwackalliance.bc.ca

INFO 1:30 pm -4:30 pm, Chilliwack
7/308/2

Creation Fest 2014

Creation Festival is the Nation's Largest Christian Music Festival. The Creation Experience includes four jam-packed days of music, teaching, baptism, camping and fellowship - a summer's worth of fun for one low price. Join the tens of thousands who have made Creation a part of every summer. "The highlight of your summer... maybe your life!" ™  

For more information and to get your tickets, visit http://creationfest.com/nw/.

INFO ALL DAY!, Benton County Fairgrounds - Tri Cities, WA
7/308/27

Regeneration at Coastal Church

Regeneration is a series of contemporary meetings for young people to experience dynamic worship and learn biblical perspectives on issues that are relevant to their everyday lives – “a church for the unchurched”. Regeneration happens every Wednesday evening through August 27th.

The event will feature various speakers and worship bands, as well as other multimedia and artistic presentations. Every evening ends with an opportunity to hang out and connect with other people, while complimentary refreshments are being served.

Music and speakers include Tim Neufeld, Michael Chinchilla, The Wind & The Waves, Daylight Worship Band, Mark Washington, Manafest and many others.

• Event Admission: Free

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Coastal Church
1160 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3H7

For more information: http://www.coastalregeneration.org/ • (604) 684-8475

INFO 7pm, Downtown Vancouver
8/1

Book Launch for "Radically Normal"

Have you ever wondered if you were "radical" enough for God?

Join local author Josh Kelley for the launch of his new book "Radically Normal: You Don't Have Live Crazy to Follow Jesus" (published by Harvest House). You'll be able meet the author and learn how you can please God right where you are.

• Event Admission: Free


His Place Community Church
 1480 S. Burlington Blvd
 Burlington, WA 98233

Event Sponsor:

For more information: http://www.radicallynormal.com
•   • rnx@joshkelley.ink

INFO 6:30 pm, Burlington
8/2

Bottle Drive Fundraiser by Ignition Youth Group

Ignition Youth Group from the CPT Church in Surrey (www.caltab.ca) is having a bottle drive fundraiser for foreign missions which helps missionaries around the world as well as our Christian orphanage (Tupelo Children's Mansion), our Christian treatment center for troubled boys (Lighthouse Ranch For Boys), and many, many more! More info on what we are fundraising for can be found at www.sheavesforchrist.com

Come help a great cause!


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Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle  
7170 132nd Street 
Surrey, B.C.

INFO 10am-3pm, Surrey
8/2

My Choices Diaper and Wipe Drive

Join My Choices Crisis Pregnancy Center of Port Angeles in providing resources to struggling parents in Clallam County! Bring a pack of diapers or wipes and come enjoy live music and family-friendly fun!

• Event Admission: Free

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Port Angeles City Pier  

315 North Lincoln Street  
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Event Sponsor: First Baptist Church of Port Angeles

For more information: http://www.fbcpa.org • (360) 457-3313 •

INFO 5-8pm, Port Angeles
8/28/10

Ferndale Family Camp

The 113th Annual Ferndale Family Campmeeting begins on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm with a gospel quartet concert by The Keepers Of The Faith. Three brothers, born in Somalia, raised in Hawaii, transformed by God’s grace. Their stories are ones you will not want to miss hearing! Their songs come from their hearts full of gratitude for what God has done in their lives, and is now doing through their music. The bass singer, Gary Van Ry, has many friends in the area, is formerly of Lynden, WA. Please put this on your calendar, you’ll not be sorry! Please spread the word and bring your friends All are welcome! No admission, love offering will be taken.  Daily activities for all ages. Child Evangelism Fellowship will have a Children's Day Camp for all children aged 5 - 12. Adult times are 10:15 AM, 2:30 and at 7:00 PM all ages meet together for and inspirational service, featuring world-reknown speaker, Rev Rex Bullock. Nursery provided for all services.

• Event Admission: Free

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Ferndale Camp & Conference Center 
5942 Portal Way  
Ferndale, WA 98248

Event Sponsor: NW Holiness Association

For more information: http://ferndalecamp.com

 

INFO 7pm, Ferndale
8/48/8

AWANA Day Camp with a lift off from Toy Story

Songs, crafts, games and more! For kids from Preschool through 6th grade.

Preregistration - $20 for the first child and $10 for each additional child. Cost at the door - $25 for the first child and $15 for each additional child.

To preregister, please email flowersofthefield@wavecable.com - you will be emailed a form to print, fill out & mail with your check (made payable to OBF) to be postmarked by July 28th.

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Movimiento Evangelistico Agua de Vida  
261913 Highway 101  
Sequim, Washington 98382

Event Sponsor: Olympic Bible Fellowship

For more information:  • (360) 775-9124 • flowersofthefield@wavecable.com

INFO 9am-Noon, Sequim
8/4

Ted Pearce in concert

Enjoy a night of great Messianic worship and dance. Free will offering will be taken.

 • Event Admission: offering

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Dakota Creek Christian Center
8732 Blaine Rd  
Blaine, WA. 98230

For more information: http://www.dakotacreekcenter.com/ • (360) 656-6781 • info@dakotacreekcenter.com

INFO 7pm, Blaine
8/5

Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation 25th Anniversary Family Picnic & Celebration

The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation will host a community picnic on Tuesday, August 5th to mark the 25th anniversary of the Foundation. The event is free and open to the public. The community picnic will feature individual and group games, the 2nd Annual Parks Trivia Challenge and a photo scavenger hunt along the shore of Lake Padden. Food will be available for purchase (from 5-7:30pm) or guests may bring their own picnic dinner to enjoy.

 • Event Admission: Free

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Lake Padden Park
(east side near playground & baseball fields)
Bellingham, WA.

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

 

INFO 5-8pm, Bellingham
8/58/8

Church of God Prophecy Vacation Bible School

Bible Stories
Games
Art and Crafts
Snacks
Puppets
Face Painting
Music
Dance

• Event Admission: FREE


ROBSON PARK
 599 Kingsway
 @ St George Street - near Fraser, Vancouver

Event Sponsor:

For more information:  
• (778) 995-0284 •

INFO 6-8pm, Vancouver
8/710/30

Lynden Farmers Market

Enjoy delicious fruit and produce grown by local farmers! The Lynden Farmers Market also offers an array of handmade goods, jewelry, soap, artwork, etc. Come and enjoy summer and good food with us in downtown Lynden on Thursdays through the end of October!

For more information, visit our website: www.lyndenfarmersmarket.com

• Event Admission: Free


Lynden Farmers Market
 324 Front Street
 Lynden, WA 98264

Event Sponsor: A Rocha USA

For more information:  
• (360) 306-1769 • lyndenfarmersmarket@gmail.com

INFO Thursdays, Noon-5pm, Lynden
8/7

Valley Voices in the Garden

Women's Barbershop directed by Jody Sorenson. Free admission to the concert with garden admission. Adults $9.50, Seniors (60+) $8.50. Come early to view the Gardens.

• Event Admission: Free

 

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Glen Echo Garden  
4390 "Y" Rd.  
Bellingham, WA 98226


Event Sponsor: Valley Voices and Glen Echo Garden

For more information: http://www.glenechogarden.com • (360) 296-4374 • glenechogarden@yahoo.com

INFO 7pm, Bellingham
8/8

A SAFE House for Soad

Fundraiser to relocate widow and son to SAFETY.
(The extended family of PRAISE's own announcer Scott Duffey)

We are appealing to you, the Body of Christ, to help us meet an urgent need to move our mother and brother in Egypt from increasing religious conflict, persecution, and violence in a central city location to a SAFE house in a rural area of Egypt.

A BOMB was found near their apartment, their Coptic church was attacked, and a close neighbor was shot and killed...while still inside his home.

You can help.

Please read Soad and George's story at www.youcaring.com/livejames127 and join us in building a Safe Future for Soad and her son.

• Event Admission: Donation


www.youcaring.com/livejames127
 WEBSITE ONLY

Event Sponsor: The Duffey Family

For more information: http://www.youcaring.com/livejames127
• (360) 920-2909 • xxsihrenaxx@yahoo.com

INFO Now, www.youcaring.com/livejames127
8/8

National Tour of Ancient Hebrew Scrolls Exhibit

On Friday, August 8, St. Brendan’s Anglican Church in Bellingham will host a free exhibition of Ancient Hebrew Scrolls, sponsored by the Christian Heritage Foundation located in Cleburne, Texas. This exhibition will present the only complete set of the entire Tanakh in the whole world that you can see. The other three known sets are in the Vatican and are not open to public viewing. All 39 books of the Old Testament will be present in 16 Ancient Hebrew scrolls. In addition, the display will include 6 Torah Scrolls, one as old as 600 years, as well as a 300 year old Haftarah, a collection of Torah portions from the Prophets used during times of gentile reign over Israel. The exhibition will open 5:00 pm and end at 7:30 pm. There will be a 40-minute lecture about the process of producing the scrolls and the ways in which God has preserved his Word at 6:00 PM.

St. Brendan’s is located at the 7th Day Adventist Church at 910 N. Forest St, Bellingham, WA.

• Event Admission: Free

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St. Brendan's Anglican Church  
910 N. Forest Street  
Bellingham, WA 98225


Event Sponsor: St. Brendan's Anglican Church

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

INFO 5-7:30pm, Bellingham
8/9

Ferndale Community Meal

Everyone is welcome to a free, nutritious meal! The August 9th menu includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, green salad, bread and chocolate cake.

 • Event Admission: Free

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

For more information: (360) 714-9029 • fcm.ferndale@gmail.com

INFO 10am-Noon, Ferndale
8/9

Come! Celebrate the Journey of 111 Years!

Zion Lutheran Church is celebrating 111 years of community ministry and you're invited to the historical event!

•Back by popular demand! Local history presentation by Ferndale historian, Bob Ogmundson. 2:00 P.M.

•Antique-and-Almost-Antique car show

•Participate in the Family Feud Hotdog Cook-off between Nancy Erickson and Norm Meyers, as judged by a panel of hungry, hot dog experts (Hot dog, chips and beverage: $3.00)

•Vintage clothing on display, courtesy of Louise Seger and Ferndale’s Heritage Society

•Witness Lummi Nation carvers and crafters masterfully at work!

•See antique farm equipment, cooking utensils, recipe books, washboards and much more

•Special music throughout the day

•Safe, fun and fenced playground for the younger generation

•Plus…Special Guest, Scooby-Doo and FREE birthday cupcakes, too!

• Event Admission: Free

 

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Zion Lutheran Church  
7215 Valley View Road
Ferndale, WA. 98248

Event Sponsor: Zion Lutheran Church

For more information: http://www.lutheransonline.com/zionlutheranferndale • (360) 366-5567 • office.zion@gmail.com

INFO 11am-3pm, Ferndale
8/9

Columbia Valley Jesus Fest

Featuring Music, Games, Skits and More! Free Fun for the Whole Family

Hot dogs; chips & pop also available by donation

• Event Admission: Free

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East Whatcom County Resource Center  
8251 Kendall Road  
Maple Falls, WA. 98266

Event Sponsor: Contributing Churches from the Area

For more information:  • (360) 778-1128 • marycatherine777@hotmail.com

INFO 1-5pm, Maple Falls
8/118/15

Sports Camp!

A morning of fun-filled sports, games, worship, Bible stories & activities. Great time to make new friends & learn about God!

A free t-shirt is included!

*for grades K-6

• Event Admission: 60.00

 

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Burnaby Alliance Church  
8611 Armstrong Avenue  
Burnaby, BC V3N 2H4

Event Sponsor: Burnaby Alliance Church

For more information:  • (604) 524-3336 • bacsummerintern@gmail.com

INFO 9am-Noon, Burnaby
8/118/16

Northwest Washington Fair

6 days of FUN for the whole family! Entertainment, Carnival rides, animal exhibits, still life exhibits, and fair food.....

For over 100 years the Northwest Washington Fair has highlighted the agriculture of the Whatcom County area. Dairy and beef cattle,  horses and many other species of livestock are shown by 4H, FFA and  Open Class exhibitors. There are hundreds of exhibits featuring baked goods, canning, flowers and fresh produce grown locally.

Visit the Small Animal Experience in the Henry Jansen Ag Center to see this  exhibit featuring young or miniature animals. The Agriculture Adventure Center, located on the grassy area north of the Grandstand, highlights Whatcom County agriculture with tractor exhibits, the Farming for Life exhibit and you can even milk "Twister" the cow! And be sure to come and see the newborn calves.

Looking for a night at the Rodeo, Demo Derby or an awesome concert? Check out the Grandstand entertainment....and what better way to top off your day at the Fair than with some of the awesome fair food?

What a great way to spend a day or two! The gates open at 9 a.m.each day and close at 10 p.m. Carnival hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Get all the details at http://nwwafair.com.

 

 • Event Admission: Adult $12.00, Senior $10.00, Youth $5.00

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Northwest Washington Fairgrounds
2034 Washington Street
Ferndale, WA. 98248

For more information: (360) 354.4111 • info@nwwafair.comhttp://nwwafair.com

INFO 9am-10pm, Lynden
8/118/15

Living Inside Out VBC

Learn about God, make some crafts, sing some songs, play some games, meet new people.

Learn how to put God into your everyday life!!

K-Gr 5 as of September 2014

• Event Admission: $35


Friendship Community Church
 7820 Central Saanich Rd
 Saanichton, British Columbia V8M 1T7

Event Sponsor: Friendship Community Church

For more information: http://friendshipcommunity.ca
• (250) 652-2723 •

INFO 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saanichton
8/148/15

Global Leadership Summit 2014

The Global Leadership Summit is a world class leadership experience shared across the globe. Join 100s of Christian leaders in the Lower Mainland to learn from pastors, business leaders and leading edge thinkers from around the world. Some of this year's teaching will come from: Bill Hybels Lead Pastor at Willow Creek Community Church, Jeffrey Immelt President and CEO of GE, Susan Cain Best-selling Author, viral TED Speaker on The Power of Introverts, Tyler Perry Filmmaker, Actor and Philanthropist, Louis Giglio Pastor, Passion City Church; Founder of the Passion Movement and many more. Take two days out of your busy schedule to network, grow and learn to LEAD more effectively in the in the place where God has you invested. • Event Admission: $199

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Broadway Church  
2700 East Broadway  
Vancouver, BC V5E 2K4

Event Sponsor: The Leadership Centre Willow Creek Canada

For more information: http://growingleadership.com/gls2014
• (800) 804-0777 •

INFO 9am-4:30pm, Vancouver
8/148/16

Party on the Hill

Party on the Hill (POTH) is the Church on Oxford Hill's premier community outreach event - a 3 night extravaganza fit for the whole family!

For the past 4 years, our church has thrown a Party as an expression of God's love to our community. This Party is for you and your family and is totally free!

The Party features three nights of carnival games, VBS and live music and wraps up with a pancake breakfast Sunday morning. We've got a great lineup of games, live music and speakers planned so we look forward to seeing you and your family there!

• Event Admission: Free

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The Church on Oxford Hill  
1519 Oxford Street  
White Rock, BC V4B 3R7

Event Sponsor: The Church on Oxford Hill

For more information: http://www.oxfordhill.ca/party-on-the-hill.html
media@oxfordhill.ca

INFO 6-9pm, White Rock
8/14

Music In The Garden

Tabitha Mock and her sister will perform a variety of music with vocals, guitar, violin and piano. Dick Bosch will entertain the second half of the evening on his panflute. Music begins at 7:00 pm. but come early to view the Gardens. Suggested donation of $10.00 includes admission.

• Event Admission: $10.00 suggested donation

 

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Glen Echo Garden  
4390 "Y" Rd.  
Bellingham, WA 98226

For more information: http://www.glenechogarden.com • (360) 592-5380 • glenechogarden@yahoo.com

INFO 7pm, Bellingham
8/15

World Vision Volunteers Needed for A Night of Hope!

World Vision Canada is looking for enthusiastic, energetic individuals to volunteer at A Night of Hope with Joel & Victoria Osteen on Friday, August 15th from 4pm to 11pm, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Volunteer activities may include helping to sign up new child sponsors, setting up and tearing down the sponsorship table, managing traffic during a special meet-and-greet session with Joel, and more.

Note: Due to the complexity of this event, it is extremely important that all volunteers are able to attend an online training session beforehand and provide a firm commitment for the entire shift from 4pm to 11pm (a boxed lunch will be provided).

Please contact amanda_berry@worldvision.ca to sign up. Thank you!

• Event Admission:


Rogers Arena, Vancouver
 800 Griffiths Way
 Vancouver, BC V6B 6G1

Event Sponsor: World Vision Canada in partnership with Joel Osteen Ministries

For more information:  
•   • amanda_berry@worldvision.ca

INFO 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Vancouver
8/158/16

For His Glory 2014

Praise & Worship: Music, Singing, Testimonies, Guest Speakers, and Prayer and Praises

Nightly Messages:
Day 1: "Breaking Every Chain"
Day 2: "The Banquet"

The Lord Inhabits the Praises of His People! Come and Join in: Praising Him and Giving Him All The Glory!

Scripture of Reference: Isaiah 42:12

This is a Family and A Community Event--Come Just As You Are--But, Come Expecting A Blessing.

• Event Admission: Free

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Lopez Center For Community of the Arts  
204 Village Road  
Lopez Island, Washington 98261

Event Sponsor: Sister Deborah A. Young, Evangelist

For more information: http://www.lopezcenter.org/goto.php?page=details&item=1361 • (360) 468-3528 •

INFO 7pm, Lopez Island
8/158/17

Healing Crusade

Grace Church of God BC presents a miracle healing crusade with Pastor Sajith Joseph Kannur from gracecommunityglobal.com.

To register, call 778-558-4613 or 604-210-9331

• Event Admission: Free

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Peoples Church
14455-104 Ave,
Surrey, B.C. V3R 1M1

Event Sponsor: Grace Church of God BC, Surrey

For more information:  • (778) 558-4613 • gracechurchofGodBC@gmail.com

INFO 7-10pm, Surrey
8/16

Walk for Moms

A 1km, 2km, 3km, or 6 km walk to help raise funds so Crossroads Crisis Pregnancy Center can provide free resources to families in need such as car seats, baby clothes, formula, cribs, breast pumps and other necessities while ensuring every mom has the emotional and practical help she needs to parent her little one.

• Event Admission: $30

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Maffeo Sutton Park
50 Arena Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R

Event Sponsor: Crossroads Crisis Pregnancy Center

For more information: http://www.cpcnanaimo.com • (250) 716-1633 • pregnancynanaimo@gmail.com

INFO 1pm, Nanaimo
8/188/22

Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School

A fun-filled week of travelling in the wilderness with Moses and the Israelites. Find out how the Israelites learned to trust God in all circumstances and how we can learn to trust God in all things too! Each day will consist of a Bible lesson, crafts, games, singing, snacks - all to reinforce that God is faithful. Ages 3 -12

• Event Admission: Free

 

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Haney Presbyterian Church  
11858 216th Street  
Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2X 5H8


Event Sponsor: Haney Presbyterian Church

For more information: http://haneypreschurch.org • (604) 467-1715 • haney.pc@telus.net

INFO 9am-Noon, Maple Ridge
8/21

Apologetics Symposium - Programming of Life

This presentation reviews the cell’s computers & computer programs, including computer, coding systems & algorithmic requirements. The information questions unanswered as yet by science are highlighted. The required properties of nature’s constants & natural laws are examined, with life’s required component’s properties probabilities highlighted, along with scientific problems with the observed fine-tuning of nature's constants and properties needed in order for life to have the observed biological information structures. This presentation is based on Dr. Don Johnson's two most recent books.

About the Speaker: Don Johnson earned Ph.D.s in both Computer & Information Sciences and in Chemistry. He was a senior research scientist and consultant for over 14 years, and taught 20 years in universities in the US and Europe.

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Cedar Park Church
16300 112th Ave NE
Bothell, Washington 98011

Event Sponsor: NW Creation Network

For more information: http://nwcreation.net/symposium/ • (206) 465-1635 • contact@nwcreation.net

INFO 7pm, Bothell
8/21

McNeely Family Band

Performing a delightful variety of songs including Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Patsy Cline, Hymns, Golden Oldies and current hits. Concert begins at 7:00 pm. Come early to view the Gardens. Suggested donation of $10.00 includes admission.

• Event Admission: $10.00 suggested donation

 

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Glen Echo Garden  
4390 "Y" Rd.  
Bellingham, WA 98226

For more information: http://www.glenechogarden.com • (360) 592-5380 • glenechogarden@yahoo.com

INFO 7pm, Bellingham
8/228/24

Capernwray Harbour Men's Conference 2014

Men's Conference 2014 is a weekend for men to step back from life's fast pace & continual demands and to gather together at an idyllic island setting where renewal and refocus on the Lord Jesus Christ is the goal. Three days of refreshment and restoration for the body, mind & soul.

• Event Admission: $140 + GST - Deposit $50 per person (balance due at check-in)

 

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Capernwray Harbour Bible School and Conference Centre
Thetis Island, BC


For more information: http://www.capernwray.ca • (250) 246-9440/1 (888) 224-5681 • chbc@capernwray.ca

INFO Check-in on Friday @1pm, Thetis Island
8/23

ANCOP Walk 2014 Victoria

The Couples for Christ Community of Victoria is extending to you an invitation to take part in the “2014 ANCOP Walk” on August 23, 2014 8:00am at the Cedar Hill Recreation Center in Victoria.

ANCOP is an acronym for “Answering the Cry of the Poor”. It is a registered non-profit Canadian charity committed to helping alleviate poverty in Third World countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, the Philippines , and India through a holistic community development program that includes shelter, education, livelihood, health and values formation.

The ANCOP Walk is a yearly initiative of ANCOP that brings people together in support of its “Building Homes for the Poor and Child Sponsorship” program. The theme of this year’s Walk is “STAND, UNITE and LIVE!

• Event Admission: $20 Early Bird until July 31st. Admission is $25 after July 31st.


Cedar Hill Rec Center
 3220 Cedar Hill Rd.
 Saanich, BC V8P3Y3

Event Sponsor: Couples for Christ Victoria

For more information: http://www.ancopwalk.ca
• (250) 589-5089 • ancop.victoria.bc@gmail.com

INFO 8:30am, Saanich
8/238/24

3rd Annual Whatcom Skillshare Faire

The Skillshare Faire features 2 full days of demonstrations of practical old-timey and new-fangled skills, ranging from beekeeping to yarn spinning, herbal knowledge to brewing beer, garden wisdom, livestock care, fermenting and storing food and more! Put all those skills into a package with hot local musical talent, tasty local food and sunny August weather at beautiful Hovander Park and you have a family-friendly, must-go summer weekend destination. Learn more about the Faire at http://whatcomskillsharefaire.org

 

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Hovander Homestead Park  

5299 Nielsen Avenue  
Ferndale, Washington 98225

For more information: http://whatcomskillsharefaire.orgwhatcomskillsharefaire@google.com

INFO 10am-9pm (8/23), 10am-6pm (8/24), Ferndale
8/23

Ferndale Community Meal

Everyone is welcome to a free, nutritious meal! The August 23rd menu includes Chicken Soft Tacos, Tortilla Chips, Coleslaw, Pudding and Cookies.

 • Event Admission: Free

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

For more information: (360) 714-9029 • fcm.ferndale@gmail.com

INFO 10am-Noon, Ferndale
8/23

Clayburn Village Heritage Day

Come experience life in the first company town in all of British Columbia! Bring the children to experience Old Fashioned Games, Face Painting, Crafts and our old fashioned schoolroom. Enjoy the Tea Room with Clayberry Compote and Home Made Scones. Take a tour of 7 of the original houses built between 1905-1910. Take tours of the Brickworks remains and hear stories of life in the Village in 1905. Enjoy vintage vendors and artisans and peruse our village museum.


• Event Admission: $5 for tea room, donations for the Clayburn Village Historic Society

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Clayburn Village  
Clayburn Road and Wright Street,  
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7Y9


Event Sponsor: Clayburn Village Community Society

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/CLAYBURNVILLAGEHERITAGEDAY2014

INFO 11am-4pm, Abbotsford
8/30

Shuksan Healthcare presents James Street Block Party

This fun, free event for all families will include a BBQ, Chelle Beautiful Face Painters, Balloon Artists, a Dunk Tank, Pie Throwing, a Motorcycle Photo-Op, Cotton Candy, Popcorn and many wonderful vendors from the Community! 

• Event Admission: Free

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Shuksan Healthcare Center
1530 James Street
Bellingham, WA. 98225

For more information: 360.510.9866 • http://shuksanhealthcare.com/event/james-street-block-party/

INFO 10am-2pm, Bellingham
8/30

The Sky Family Celtic Revival Concert

Celtic Revival! ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival! Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the U.S. and Canada the SKY Family is Eastern Canada's premier Irish Dance production. Fast-paced fiddle music and high-energy Irish dance combined with humor and inspiration makes a joy filled, toe-tapping time for the whole family!

• Event Admission: Donation

 

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St. Paul's Anglican Church  
29 Church Street  
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5H2

Event Sponsor: St. Paul's Anglican Church

For more information:  • (250) 753-2523 • esther.rennick@rogers.com

INFO 7pm, Nanaimo

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