The 17th annual free Community Party hosted by Community Food Co-op runs from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Maritime Heritage Park, 514 W. Holly St.
The Clumsy Lovers headline the music. Opening is marimba band Kuungana, followed by a kids' parade that will lead partygoers to a special circus show featuring the Emergency Circus, a division of Patch Adam's Gesundheint Institute, and performers from the Bellingham circus community.
Other traditional party favorites include $3 burritos from the Co-op deli, and activities for kids. Details: 360-734-8158, ext. 160.