Here are some fun activities for seniors this spring:
YWCA WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME
Whatcom County women who have given outstanding community service will be honored at the 15th annual YWCA Northwest Women's Hall of Fame dinner at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave.
For details, see ywcabellingham.org, call 360-734-4820 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
'LORD OF THE DANCE'
Lord of the Dance, a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance that tells a story based on Irish folklore, will be staged at 8 p.m. April 5 at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St.
The action is played out over 21 scenes on a grand scale of precision dancing, dramatic music, colorful costumes and state-of-the-art staging and lighting. Tickets, $20 to $69, can be reserved at 360-734-6080 or mountbakertheatre.com.
Mount Baker has special seating and a drop-off zone for people who use wheelchairs, and offers assistive listening devices, with FM receivers. Call ahead for details.
DAHLIA SOCIETY'S ANNUAL TUBER SALE
Whatcom County Dahlia Society's annual tuber sale will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 at Bloedel Donovan Park's Community Building, 2214 Electric Ave.
More than 600 varieties of dahlias will be displayed and on sale, many with special garden, cut flower and exhibition qualities.
Admission is free. For details, see whatcomcountydahliasociety.org or call 360-354-4346.
'THE TAMING OF THE SHREW' COURTESY
Aquila Theatre breathes fresh life into "The Taming of the Shrew," one of Shakespeare's most challenging comedies, at 7:30 p.m. April 10 at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St.
Education is an integral part of Aquila's mission; their visit to Bellingham will include acting workshops at local high schools and Western Washington University.
The story, with its domestic power plays and controversial depiction of marriage, has been adapted numerous times for stage, screen, opera and musical theater.
Tickets, $20 to $42, are at 360-734-6080 and mountbakertheatre.com.
DIRTY DAN DAYS
The annul family-friendly seafood festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28 at the Village Green in Fairhaven with live music, family games, the Chuckanut Chowder Cook-off, a beer-and-wine garden, a rowing race on Bellingham Bay and the amazing piano race up Harris Avenue.
Dan Harris founded Fairhaven in 1853 and this is community's annual celebration of his vision. The festival is free, but there's a charge for the Chowder Cook-off.