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m Burlington-Edison Youth Soccer registration for the fall season 2021 is open until June 30. For ages 5 to 14, from $ 90 with scholarships available. burlingtonwa.gov/besoccer.
m Island hospital at Anacortes will be holding a free course on Understanding Medicare Choices at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 14. islandhospital.org. Also at the hospital:
A free memory screening clinic will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22. Appointment required: 360-299-4204.
A free virtual memory enhancement workshop taught by a speech-language pathologist will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23. islandhospital.org.
m Village books in Bellingham will host a virtual book conference with Bellingham-based actor and playwright Ky Weeks on his first novel, a young adult fantasy work, “Princess of Lies,” at 2pm on Tuesday, June 15. villagebooks.com. Also at Village Books:
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegria Hudes and Jeremy McCarter will host a virtual talk on “In The Heights: Finding Home,” about their hit Broadway show, at 5pm on Tuesday, June 15th. The $ 40 bill includes a copy of the book. villagebooks.com.
Best-selling author Mary Bly will be giving a virtual talk on her new romance novel, “Lizzie & Dante”, with author Meg Tilly on Tuesday, June 22 at noon. villagebooks.com.
Rachel Michelberg, author of “Crash”, a memoir on becoming a reluctant caregiver, will give a virtual book talk at 6 pm on Tuesday June 22. villagebooks.com.
Village Books and the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center will present free Zoom poetry workshops for young people at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 24 and at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9. villagebooks.com.
Village Books and Whatcom Community College will be hosting a writing camp for writers ages 9 to 12 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, June 28 through Thursday, July 1. $ 89. villagebooks.com.
And the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce will host a Latino Business Leaders event for Spanish speakers on business loans at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 17. mountvernonchamber.com.
m Skagit regional health will be holding a free class on using healthy herbs and spices in cooking at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 17. skagitregionalhealth.org.
m The Christianson Nursery The 18th Annual Rose Festival, “A Rosy Day Out,” will feature gardening gurus Ciscoe Morris and John Christianson and a rose growing competition judged at a one-day event on Saturday June 19 in Mount Vernon . christiansonsnursery.com. Other crèche events:
A free virtual flower arrangement class will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16. christiansonsnursery.com.
m TCB Entertainment will present Creedence Revelation featuring Randy Linder for a 7 p.m. drive-through concert on Saturday, June 19 at the Skagit County Fairgrounds. $ 60 per car. tcbenentertainment.org.
And the North Cascade Street Rod Auto Show will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, on North Sixth Street in La Conner. Details: 360-296-6414.
m Poetry club in Bellingham will present Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest for a virtual lecture at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 20. humanities.org.
m Friends of Anacortes Community Forest Lands will organize a hike with a lesson on the ecology of fire and the regrowth of earth after a fire in 2016, starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22. friendsoftheacfl.org. Also:
An intermediate hike with lessons on mosses in Anacortes Community Forest Lands will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 9, from the Whistle Lake parking lot. Amisoftheacfl.org.
m North West Hospice will be holding an online session on Healthy Aging in your own home at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 24. hospicenw.org.
m General united at Sedro-Woolley will host a virtual youth mental health first aid training on managing adverse childhood experiences for those working with children. The free course will start on Thursday June 24 at noon. Registration required: unitedgeneral.org.
m Whatcom Museum in Bellingham will have in-person tours of “Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest”, led by art curator Amy Chaloupka, at 12:15 pm and 2 pm June 24, July 22, August 26, Sept. Oct 16 and 7 Registration required. whatcomuseum.org.
m Mount Baker Theater in Bellingham will present Petty or Not, a local tribute band to Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac, for an in-person concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 24. Tickets are sold in pairs to ensure social distancing. mountbakertheatre.com.
m Northwestern Maritime Trade Association and the Anacortès Chamber of Commerce have rescheduled a boat and yacht show at the Cap Sante marina in Anacortes from June 25 to 28. nmta.net.
m Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services will have a clean-up day for Kiwanis Park at 9:30 am on Saturday June 26. Gloves and tools available. Registration required: apm.activecommunities.com/mvparks.
n Local speaker and consultant Rebecca P. Murray will present a three-course storytelling workshop at 10 am on Saturdays June 26, July 24 and August 28, at COPIA on The Blvd, 1174 S. Burlington Blvd., Burlington. $ 30 per session. rebeccapmurray.com.
m Anacortes Community Theater virtually plays “The Last Five Years”, a musical love story set in New York City. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. on June 26-28 and July 1-3, with a performance at 2 p.m. on June 28. Tickets start at $ 15. acttheatre.com.
And the Anacortes Public Library and Human Sciences WA will present an interactive presentation on the history of comics by Everett reporter T. Andrew Wahl at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30. humanities.org.
And the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce presents free movies while driving in the parking lot of Skagit Valley College on the first Fridays of the month through September. “Independence Day” will begin at 9.45pm on Friday July 2nd. Registration required on mountvernonchamber.com.
m Cascades North Institute will offer a course in lichen biology and identification at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 3, at Fairhaven Park in Bellingham. $ 50. ncascades.org.
m The Town of Mount Vernon will have a fireworks show on July 4th at Edgewater Park starting at 8 p.m. on mountvernonwa.gov/parks.
m Western Washington University College Quest, open to Grades 10-12 students July 12-16, is a week of activities to introduce the college experience, including sessions with WWU Admissions and the possibility of earning credit by taking a college course. introduction to behavioral neuroscience. $ 800. wwu.edu/collegequest.
And the Padilla Bay National Estuary Research Reserve will have a free learning event for junior environmentalists for 6-9 year olds on shellfish at 10:30 am on Friday July 9. eventbrite.com.