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April 2019

FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 20, 2019

One event on April 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

Lightcatcher & Family Interactive Gallery, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials! April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

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Music Makers, Body Shakers

April 20 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Lightcatcher & Family Interactive Gallery, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

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Paint Play at the FIG: Printmaking

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:00am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult. Printmaking: We will each get our own piece of modeling clay to make a unique design to dip in paint and print out on paper.  It is just like making a stamp.

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Canceled: Today’s Docent Tour of Bellingham National

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Today's docent tour has been canceled. Join us next Thurs., April 25, 1:30pm. Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork chosen for Bellingham National 2019 Juried Art Exhibition & Awards. Our trained docents will provide insight into the theme of the exhibition—Water's Edge: Landscapes for Today—as well as the background behind some of guest juror Bruce Guenther's selections for the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included…

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FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 20, 2019

One event on April 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

Lightcatcher & Family Interactive Gallery, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials! April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

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Old City Hall History Tour

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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Take a fun, informative docent-led tour of Old City Hall on Sundays at 12:30pm. Our trained guides take participants down to the basement of Old City Hall to see the historic jail rooms, including a padded cell from the days of prohibition! They share insights into the early use of the basement as the city jail, as well as tell unique stories. Tours include an overview about the architecture of the venerable building, as well as the history of the…

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Canceled: Today’s Docent Tour of Bellingham National

April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

Today's docent tour has been canceled. Join us next Thurs., April 25, 1:30pm. Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork chosen for Bellingham National 2019 Juried Art Exhibition & Awards. Our trained docents will provide insight into the theme of the exhibition—Water's Edge: Landscapes for Today—as well as the background behind some of guest juror Bruce Guenther's selections for the exhibition. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included…

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Audubon Society: Glacial and Post Glacial Influence on the NW WA Environment

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old City Hall Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Join the North Cascades Audubon Society as Engineering Geologist Dan McShane provides us with insights into the glacial influence on our environment and what we can expect in the future. Between 18,000 and 13,000 years ago the lowlands of northwest Washington were covered in nearly 6,000 feet of glacial ice. The natural resources, locations of cities and towns, and transportation routes are all impacted by the glacial period. Lidar (light detecting and ranging) has helped us better visualize our landscapes…

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FIG Studio: Tree Collages

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

One event on April 28, 2019 at 12:00pm

Lightcatcher & Family Interactive Gallery, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials! April 24 – 28: Tree Collages Celebrate trees and Arbor Day in the FIG using recycled materials to make tree collages.

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Science Lab at the FIG: Do Birds Talk?

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult. April 24: Do birds talk? What are the birds saying? Do they have a language? Together we can listen to bird calls and learn what they might be saying.

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