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October 2020

Toward a More Perfect Democracy Panel Series: Imperfect Democracy (Virtual)

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
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The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County and the Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education, in partnership with the Whatcom Museum, offers a virtual panel discussion focusing on the continued struggle for suffrage, voice, and equal representation by those who were left out of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote 100 years ago. This virtual presentation, “Imperfect Democracy: Exploring historical and contemporary threats to the franchise and political voice,” will be moderated by Kate Destler,…

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The History of the Camp Glacier Civilian Conservation Corps Project (Virtual)

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
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The Whatcom County Historical Society presents local author Michael Impero for a presentation about Camp Glacier F-12, a project of the Civilian Conservation Corps, established during Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency in the 1930s. One of Roosevelt's political campaign promises was to draft major legislation to get the economy of the United States back in a positive position. The goals of the two-part program were to refurbish the timberlands and farmlands of the country, and to put unemployed young people to…

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The Speakeasy Soiree Virtual Silent Auction–Presented by Peoples Bank

October 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2020

One event on October 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Roaring ‘20s are back, and we’re celebrating in the most historic way we can think of, with a virtual Speakeasy Soiree, sponsored by Peoples Bank! Help us commemorate the centennial of prohibition, and support the Museum at the same time, by joining us at our brand-new signature event. Beginning Friday, October 9, we are hosting a virtual week-long silent auction featuring local getaways, experience packages, selections from your favorite local businesses, and more. Participation in the silent auction is…

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In Conversation with Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis (Virtual)

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
Portrait of Montoya-Lewis

Join special guest Washington Supreme Court Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis for a virtual conversation about her career and work in honor of the centennial of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States. Justice Montoya-Lewis was appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court by Gov. Jay Inslee in December 2019 and took the oath of office on Jan. 6, 2020. She is an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Isleta and a descendant of the…

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The Speakeasy Soiree Virtual Silent Auction–Presented by Peoples Bank

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2020

One event on October 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Roaring ‘20s are back, and we’re celebrating in the most historic way we can think of, with a virtual Speakeasy Soiree, sponsored by Peoples Bank! Help us commemorate the centennial of prohibition, and support the Museum at the same time, by joining us at our brand-new signature event. Beginning Friday, October 9, we are hosting a virtual week-long silent auction featuring local getaways, experience packages, selections from your favorite local businesses, and more. Participation in the silent auction is…

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The Speakeasy Soiree Virtual Silent Auction–Presented by Peoples Bank

October 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2020

One event on October 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Roaring ‘20s are back, and we’re celebrating in the most historic way we can think of, with a virtual Speakeasy Soiree, sponsored by Peoples Bank! Help us commemorate the centennial of prohibition, and support the Museum at the same time, by joining us at our brand-new signature event. Beginning Friday, October 9, we are hosting a virtual week-long silent auction featuring local getaways, experience packages, selections from your favorite local businesses, and more. Participation in the silent auction is…

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The Speakeasy Soiree Virtual Silent Auction–Presented by Peoples Bank

October 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2020

One event on October 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Roaring ‘20s are back, and we’re celebrating in the most historic way we can think of, with a virtual Speakeasy Soiree, sponsored by Peoples Bank! Help us commemorate the centennial of prohibition, and support the Museum at the same time, by joining us at our brand-new signature event. Beginning Friday, October 9, we are hosting a virtual week-long silent auction featuring local getaways, experience packages, selections from your favorite local businesses, and more. Participation in the silent auction is…

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The Speakeasy Soiree Virtual Silent Auction–Presented by Peoples Bank

October 13
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2020

One event on October 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Roaring ‘20s are back, and we’re celebrating in the most historic way we can think of, with a virtual Speakeasy Soiree, sponsored by Peoples Bank! Help us commemorate the centennial of prohibition, and support the Museum at the same time, by joining us at our brand-new signature event. Beginning Friday, October 9, we are hosting a virtual week-long silent auction featuring local getaways, experience packages, selections from your favorite local businesses, and more. Participation in the silent auction is…

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Toward a More Perfect Democracy Panel Series: Making Our Voices Heard (Virtual)

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
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The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County and the Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education, in partnership with the Whatcom Museum, offers a virtual panel discussion focusing on the continued struggle for suffrage, voice, and equal representation by those who were left out of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote 100 years ago. This virtual presentation, “Making Our Voices Heard: Beyond voting--what can we do to enhance political voice for all?” will be moderated by…

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The Speakeasy Soiree Virtual Silent Auction–Presented by Peoples Bank

October 14
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2020

One event on October 15, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Roaring ‘20s are back, and we’re celebrating in the most historic way we can think of, with a virtual Speakeasy Soiree, sponsored by Peoples Bank! Help us commemorate the centennial of prohibition, and support the Museum at the same time, by joining us at our brand-new signature event. Beginning Friday, October 9, we are hosting a virtual week-long silent auction featuring local getaways, experience packages, selections from your favorite local businesses, and more. Participation in the silent auction is…

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