Summer 2016 Leisure Guide

Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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MOTHER'S DAY AT BIG ROCK GARDEN PARK The Friends of Big Rock Garden Park invite you to Celebrate Mother's day with the whole family. Enjoy this beautiful garden and its sculptures. Special events will include live music, readings by local poets, local artists painting plein air, children's passport activity and light refreshments. More details at cob.org- Search for "Big Rock Garden." If you have any questions, call 778-7105. DATE: Sunday, May 8 TIMES: 1-4pm LOCATION: Big Rock Garden Park, 2900 Sylvan Street. Park at Bloedel Donovan Park and take free shuttle to the event! Parking on site for special needs only. COST: Free BACKYARD HABITAT & NATIVE FLORA FAIR Learn how to make your yard, school yard or business landscape wildlife friendly! • Native Plant Sale, with experts from the Washington Native Plant Society to answer questions. • Native Plant Walk by Washington Native Plant Society • Nesting boxes for cavity nesting birds available from North Cascades Audubon Society • Children's activities A free event sponsored by North Cascades Audubon Society, Washington Native Plant Society, & Bellingham Parks & Recreation. For more information call the Parks Volunteer Program at 778-7105. DATE: Saturday, May 21 TIMES: 10am–3pm LOCATION: Fairhaven Village Green COST: Free PLAY LAB Play Lab is a project focused on creating open-ended play opportunities for children of all ages. This summer, Play Lab will create pop-up CARDBOARD PLAYGROUNDS in Bellingham parks! Join in to make and explore with wonderful materials, from cardboard and tape to nuts and bolts – what you do is up to your imagination. Family friendly, for kids of all ages and FREE! SCHEDULE: Saturdays, 11am–3pm June 18 – Bloedel Donovan Park - open space between parking lot and playground) July 16 – Broadway Park - open space near playground August 20 – Fairhaven Village Green September 10 – Cornwall Park - open space across from park office, near playground and bridge KIDS' FEST *New Location! Bellingham Parks and Recreation and WestEdge Credit Union invite you and your family to this one- of-a-kind spectacular event! Come celebrate the tremendous variety of activities available to the children and families of Whatcom County. DAY/DATE: Saturday, August 6 TIME: 11am–3pm LOCATION: Civic Field COST: FREE! —Program registration begins Monday, May 2— 6 summer 2016 leisure guide 360-778-7000

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