Calendar of Events and Activities

Wisdom Cafe @ Richmond Beach Library
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Problem of Independence – Moving Toward InterdependenceMost Americans are steeped in the importance of being independent. Yet we know that from birth to death, we have different levels of independence. What kind of independence do you have or want?

Registration required.

Wisdom Cafe @ Clubhouse of Providence Point
Dec 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Rise and Shine
Looking forward to each day relates to living fully. What gets you up every day? What would get you up with enthusiasm and a sense of purpose? We’ll discuss how to infuse our days with the elements that rouse us.
Open to general public.
Registration not required.

Auntie Mame @ AMC Pacific Place
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm

Make the Yuletide gay with Three Dollar Bill Cinema and AUNTIE MAME. One night only! Festive attire and costumes encouraged for this highly anticipated holiday tradition. As Auntie Mame herself says, “Don’t tarry, or you shall be late!” The soiree begins with sparkling beverages, delightful bites, entertainment, and photo opportunities galore. Local celebrity Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse will host the evening and perform a special number before the film.
Advance purchases are strongly recommended.

Star Lecture in The Henry Skyspace @ Henry Art Gallery
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join astrophysicist Anand Thirumalai in The Henry Skyspace to explore how stars are born, evolve, and die. At this indoor/outdoor lecture hosted in The Henry Art Gallery’s Skyspace, Light Reign, he’ll describe the process of stellar ignition and how stars evolve into the fascinating objects that we see in the night skies.

22nd Annual Model Train Festival @ WA State History Museum
Dec 22 2017 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The Washington State Historical Society’s 22nd Annual Model Train Festival chugs into town December 22, 2017 and is open through January 1, 2018. The state’s largest permanent model train layout is always featured at the museum, operated by Puget Sound Model Railroad Engineers; the Model Train Festival brings other railroad clubs from around Puget Sound to share their amazingly detailed layouts. Visitors can travel among the many displays, watch dozens of tiny engines rolling across trestles and through tunnels, talk with the operators, and make their own train creations in the TNT Activity Room.

Academy for Lifelong Learning Program Rvw @ Bellingham Cruise Terminal
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Academy for Lifelong Learning invites you to a preview of ALL’s spring and summer programming, an event that features a brief overview of courses taught by expert faculty and a variety of leisure excursions.

The event is free and open to the public, with no registration required. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., with time for refreshments and socializing.