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Necessary gear, common mistakes, best practices and places to ride will be part of a free “Baker Backcountry Basics” clinic at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. The Mt. Baker area of the North Cascades offers endless backcountry ski and snowboard lines for those with the right tools, experience and time. Please register in advance.
Performers and patrons of all ages and talents are invited to a monthly Firehouse Open Mic happening from 6-9pm at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Come to perform or just enjoy watching all the amazing local talent!
Entry is free; sign-up starts at 5:30pm.
Attend a free workshop focusing on play, creativity, storytelling and fun at a “Learn to Think on Your Feet” introductory improv class from 7-9pm at Improv Playworks, 1011 Girard St. All levels are welcome, and no experience is necessary. Please register in advance.
“Bumpy Travels Through Bangladesh” will be the focus of a Bellingham Parks and Rec Travelogue with local traveler Jake Strauss from 7-9pm at Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Strauss will share his three-week trip through the most densely populated city in the world, Dhaka; by water in the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world in Sundarbans; and a foray into the troubled eastern highlands. Suggested donation is $5.
Start 2019 off on the right foot at the Whatcom Museum’s annual Art Auction Gala happening from 5:30-10:30pm at the Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St. Tickets to the museum’s largest fundraiser of the year are $125 and will include an evening of wining and dining and bidding on fine art
(and much more). Proceeds willprovide
vital funding for exhibitions and programming.
“Celebrate Yourself Like Never Before” will be theme of an inaugural “Unity Ball” celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 7pm-12am at the Majestic, 1027 N. Forest St. Performances from the Bellingham Circus Guild, Afro Beat, Rumba Northwest, Rhythms of India, Groove Bot and more will be part of the evening, as will heavy appetizers (the event is alcohol-free). Tickets are $25 per person or $45 for a pair. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the International Inclusive Empowerment Society, a local nonprofit that empowers vulnerable immigrants and refugees with multiple barriers to successfully integrate into an inclusive American society through education,advocacy and community-building.
Winter markets will take place Jan. 19, Feb. 16, and March 16, from 10am-3pm at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave with the market reopening on a weekly basis on the first Saturday of April.
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