Events: Family fun at Maritime Heritage Park

Bringing regal to the hula hoop, Ms. B engages audiences with her unique and elegant swirling. Her mission is to share the joy and beauty of hula hoop dancing with people of all ages.

She performs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Maritime Heritage Park, Holly Street and Central Avenue. Food available for purchase from Papous Gyros.

The Fabulous Party Boys, a seven-piece, hard-hitting, horn-heavy party funk band from Seattle, performs from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the park. Food will be available for purchase on site. Please walk, ride your bike, or take the bus to reduce parking hassles.

More on the band: http://www.thefabulouspartyboys.com

Details on the free events, sponsored by Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department: 360-778-7000.