The public is invited to celebrate Bellingham bands and music education at Bandorama, an all-ages fundraiser benefiting the Ray Downey Band Fund, set up through the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation to provide specialized instructors to work with band teachers and to assist middle-school musicians individually.
The event is from 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro, 1107 Railroad Ave., with live music in the Boundary Beer Garden by the Bellingham Alumni Band, The Atlantics, The Bellingham Youth Jazz Band, and Sapphire.
Admission is by donation. People also can donate online at bellinghamschoolsfoundation.org or mail a check to: Bellingham Public Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 1132, Bellingham, WA 98227. Please note Ray Downey Band Fund on check.