FESTIVAL: Bellingham’s Procession of the Species is May 2

Everyone is welcome to Bellingham’s Procession of the Species, a family-friendly, non-commercial parade that celebrates community, creativity, and our connection with nature, on Saturday, May 2.

Lineup for the free procession is 3:30 p.m. on Bellingham Public Library’s back lawn, between City Hall (210 Lottie St.) and the library. The parade starts at 4 p.m.

This year’s grand marshal is Duane Jager of ReUse Works. The band Kuungana performs marimba tunes at the parade’s ending point at Maritime Heritage Park.

The parade has three rules: No words, written or spoken; No live animals; No motorized vehicles. Details: bpots.org and on Facebook.