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Chamber Meetings


General member meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month in January, March, May, July, September, and November. The Board meets on the Friday before to set the agenda for Tuesday. If you'd like to add something to the agenda or contact the Board, please Click Here. Your participation, comments, and suggestions are always welcome.

 

Summer Festival


July 8, 9 & 10, 2016

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Winter Festival


December 2, 2016

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OTHER LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS

  

 JANUARY

  • Everson Library - Genealogy Research and Digitization of Memories: We can help!  Receive individual help with genealogy questions, Ancestry.com, and digitization of your memorabilia. Assistance by appointment; check with a library staff member. For: Adults.  Throughout January by appointment.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Customized Computer Help:  Computer problems? Receive one hour of individual help from Paul Goff. Assistance by appointment; check with a library staff member. For: Adults.  Throughout January by appointment.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Native American Artifacts Display:  Arrow-heads collected along the Columbia River before dams raised the water level to its current state, baskets from other sources, and more. Roger Germain shares items from the Carson Wallace collections in the Nooksack Valley Heritage Center display cabinet.  January 1 through March 31.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Kept in Stitches:  Join this good-natured group for an evening of knitting, laughter, crocheting, needlework, and more. For all ages.  Tuesdays, 6:30 PM to 8 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Your Tech Learning:  Looking for a computer class? Staff member Cynthia Rogers offers friendly one-on-one, half-hour computer tutoring on your choice of device. Learn new computer skills using our public computers, or bring your tablet, smartphone, or laptop. Encouragement and advice for our increasingly digital world. All ages welcome. Schedule an appointment by calling the Everson Library.  Wednesdays, 2 PM to 3 PM by appointment.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Teen Fab Fridays:  Play Minecraft or board games, make a craft, or just come hang out. For grades 6-12. Fridays, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - All Levels Chess Club:  Beginners welcome! We are a friendly mix of adults, teens & kids who enjoy getting together to have fun. Everson Library staff member Cynthia Rogers leads various chess activities and pairs the players for games. More skilled players are handicapped for further challenge, and beginners are given assistance. For all ages.  Wednesday, January 11, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Everson Stories & Play:  For ages 3-5, Stories & Play begins with a Preschool Storytime, followed by open early learning play with a variety of activities and materials. Weekly programs through May 15. Mondays beginning January 23, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Teens Make Monday Matter: Book Talk:  Join us the fourth Monday of every month as we chat about books. Bring the current book you are reading and share with us what you liked or what you didn’t like. Leave with ideas for your next great read and make your Monday matter! For grades 6-12. Monday, January 23, 4 PM to 5 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Ukulele for Everyone:  Strumming and singing with the ukulele has become an international phenomenon! For this monthly event, ukuleles will be available for use courtesy of the Bellingham Ukulele Group. Join Cynthia Rogers for a demo, beginning lessons, and a song circle of the "happy instrument." Singers and other instruments welcome as well. Fourth Wednesday of every month. For all ages.  Wednesday, January 25, 4 PM to 4:45 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Everson Friends Board Meeting:  All welcome to join this friendly group that provides much-appreciated support for our library and community. For: Adults.  Friday, January 27, 10:30 AM to 12 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Heron Reach Odyssey:  Join Virginia and Jerry as they share their adventures sailing almost 15,000 miles from Bellingham to Tahiti and all points between. Learn what the cannibals’ great-grandchildren thought of their ancestors, what it was like to trade for black pearls, where the Great Garbage Patch is located, and much more. Saturday, January 28, 3 PM to 4:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

FEBRUARY

  • Everson Library - Genealogy Research and Digitization of Memories: We can help!  Receive individual help with genealogy questions, Ancestry.com, and digitization of your memorabilia. Assistance by appointment; check with a library staff member.  Throughout January by appointment.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Customized Computer Help:  Computer problems? Receive one hour of individual help from Paul Goff. Assistance by appointment; check with a library staff member.  Throughout January by appointment.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - NVHC Display Cabinet: Native American Artifacts:  Arrow heads collected along the Columbia River before dams raised the water level to its current state, baskets from other sources, and more. Roger Germain shares items from the Carson Wallace collections.  On display January 1 through March 31.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Valentine Make and Take Activity:  Come anytime we're open from February 1-14, and make valentines for your family and friends. We'll supply the materials; you bring the creativity. For kids of all ages.  February 1 through 14 during library open hours.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Your Tech Learning:  Looking for a computer class? Staff member Cynthia Rogers offers friendly one-on-one, half-hour computer tutoring on your choice of device. Learn new computer skills using our public computers, or bring your tablet, smart phone, or laptop. Encouragement and advice for our increasingly digital world. All ages welcome. Schedule an appointment by calling the Everson Library at 360-966-5100.  Wednesdays, 2 PM to 3 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Teen Fab Fridays:  Play Minecraft or board games, make a craft, or just come hang out. For grades 6-12.  Fridays, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Everson Stories & Play:  For ages 3-5, Stories & Play begins with a Preschool Storytime, followed by open early learning play with a variety of activities and materials. Weekly programs through May 15. Mondays, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AMNo storytime on February 20.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Teens Make Monday Matter: Cook It:  Join us the first Monday of every month for cooking fun. We will provide the supplies and try out different ways to cook something each month ranging from cupcakes in the cupcake maker to mug cakes in the microwave. You provide the ideas for how you want to use it to make your Monday matter! For grades 6-12.  Monday, February 6, 4 PM to 5 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Kept in Stitches:  Join this good natured group for an evening of knitting, laughter, crocheting, needlework, and more. For all ages. Tuesday, February 7, 6:30 PM to 8 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - All Levels Chess Club:  Beginners welcome! We are a friendly mix of adults, teens & kids who enjoy getting together to have fun. Everson Library staff member Cynthia Rogers leads various chess activities and pairs the players for games. More skilled players are handicapped for further challenge, and beginners are given assistance. For all ages. Wednesday, February 8, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - arn to Grow Fruit Trees:  Are you thinking about planting fruit trees, but don’t know where to start? Learn about the easiest varieties of fruit trees to grow, how to decide which rootstock to plant, where and how to plant, and what initial pruning and training are needed. Staff from Cloud Mountain Farm Center will ensure that you know how to establish your trees and give them the best care during the critical first three years.  Saturday, February 11, 3 PM to 4:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Teens Make Monday Matter: Coloring:  Join us the second Monday of every month while we explore the coloring craze. It has been used to have fun, to reduce stress, and as a basis for a gift. We will provide the coloring pages and a fun variety of tools to color with. You provide the ideas for how you want to use it to make your Monday matter! For grades 6-12.  Monday, February 13, 4 PM to 5 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Ukulele for Everyone:  Strumming and singing with the ukulele has become an international phenomenon! For this monthly event, ukuleles will be available for use courtesy of the Bellingham Ukulele Group. Join Cynthia Rogers for a demo, beginning lessons, and a song circle of the "happy instrument." Singers and other instruments welcome as well. Fourth Wednesday of every month. For all ages. Wednesday, February 22, 4 PM to 4:45 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Everson Friends Board Meeting:  All welcome to join this friendly group that provides much-appreciated support for our library and community.  Friday, February 24, 10:30 AM to 12 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Sierra Leone Peace Corps Revisited:  In conjunction with Whatcom READS!, Paul Goff shares his own fascinating caregiving experiences doctoring in Sierra Leone in the early 70’s. In addition to providing care in his Freetown office, he traveled around the country providing immunizations and disease prevention strategies to volunteers. He got to know the local doctors and a spectrum of tropical illnesses in this country racked by poverty, malnutrition, and corruption.  Saturday, February 25, 3 PM to 4:30 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

  • Everson Library - Teens Make Monday Matter: Book Talk:  Join us the fourth Monday of every month as we chat about books. Bring the current book you are reading and share with us what you liked or what you didn’t like. Leave with ideas for your next great read and make your Monday matter! For grades 6-12.  Monday, February 27, 4 PM to 5 PM.  Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.

 

 

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