BENEFIT: Bocce ball tourney at Sportsplex benefits Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center

The 13th Annual Bellingham Bay Bocce Tournament is from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Bellingham Sportsplex, 1225 Civic Field Way.

Community members are encouraged to attend the free, family-friendly event that includes Boundary Bay beer’s garden’s salmon barbecue lunch; local food trucks in the afternoon; entertainment by Western Washington University’s hip-hop team; raffle drawings for over $2,000 in local prizes and gift certificates; and a kids’ area including: bounce houses, face painting and games.

The event is free for spectators; the salmon barbecue costs $10.

The event benefits the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center.

Details: 360-676-1919, whatcomdrc.org/bhambayboccetournament.