Around the City

Published on Thu, Mar 13, 2008
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Around the City

Area Easter egg hunts scheduled

Organizers of Blaine’s annual community Easter egg hunt has scheduled their annual event for 1 p.m. Sunday, March 23 at its original location at Marine Park.

Meanwhile, the C-Shop’s annual hunt is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 in the field across from the C-Shop.

Blaine artisans featured at Lynden craft fair

Two Blaine companies will be featured at the 22nd annual Spring Craft and Antique show in Lynden. Joan Carlin of Cabin Antiques and Angie Dixon of Oopsie Daisy Designs will be two of more than 100 Northwest artisans and antique dealers featured.

The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 13 and 14, as well as 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 15. Admission is $4 and parking is free. For more information, call 360/966-5573. Read story.

Application deadline for beach watcher program March 27

The WSU Whatcom Extension’s Watershed Master / Beach Watcher is accepting applications for its April session.

The program provides education on fresh and marine water, and the aquatic resources of Whatcom County and gives participants 100 hours of training on issues relating to Puget Sound, Lake Whatcom, and groundwater, and other issues.

In exchange, participants educate their fellow citizens, monitor and restore water quality, fisheries, and other resources. 

Tuition is $50. To apply, email Cheryl at or 676-6736. Applications must be received no later than March 27.

Series to discuss green building

The Building Industry Association has scheduled a series of educational tours and workshops for those interested in learning more about their Built Green program and green building in general.

The series begins with a tour of the Lynden Door company scheduled for noon on Monday, March 17, to learn more about the company’s locally-produced commercial, residential and architectural flush wood doors, which are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. Space is limited and lunch will be provided. For more information call 671-4247 or email

Free counseling offered

Graduate students of Western Washington University’s psychology department will begin offering free group counseling to community members beginning Monday, April 7 at their clinic at WWU. 

Those interested should call Lynn Graham in the WWU’s psychology department at 360/650-3184, at any time and leave a confidential message with a contact phone number. The group will meet weekly from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays on campus.