Group Art Purchase
6 p.m. Whatcom Land Trust office, 412 N. Commercial St. Group Art Purchase raises money to purchase art for enrichment of various spaces. The artist will receive 100 percent of the money raised, and the chosen site will own a piece of artwork to enhance their space. Laurie Potter’s painting, which depicts the “Ladies of the Lake” property acquired by Whatcom Land Trust, will be placed in the Land Trust office to be shown for the Downtown Artwalk from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 3, and will remain there permanently. The fundraiser ends April 30. All money pledged will go to the purchase of this professionally framed painting, which is priced at $750. In the exhibit, Potter will showing a handful of new paintings based on Whatcom-protected lands. Details: indiegogo.com/projects/group-art-purchase-for-whatcom-land-trust.
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Annual Kids Easter Fair
10 a.m.-12 p.m., St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway. Donation suggested: $5 per child. 360-734-5400. Join the PeaceHealth & Friends Relay for Life Team for their fourth Annual Kids Easter Fair. Along with indoor egg hunts for each age group (toddler through age 10), take your picture with the Easter Bunny, get your face painted, compete in a coloring contest, and play lots of carnival-style games. This as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Home for Hank Art Auction and Hoedown
5 p.m., Make.Shift, 306 Flora St., Bellingham. $10; $5 children; $20 family. 360-389-3569. This special event will help raise money to support Hank Perry and his family with medical assistance and other needs. There will be food, an art auction, silent auction, and kid karaoke, with balloon creations by the Bellingham Balloon Fairies, and a square dance.
Every Frame Tells a Story: A Film is Truth Nonprofit Fundraiser
8:30 p.m. Honey Moon Mead & Cider, 1053 N. State St. Join the friends of Film is Truth, a nonprofit corporation, for its first fundraising event, “Every Frame Tells a Story.” We’ll be celebrating the organization whose mission is to keep film history at your fingertips. Through poetry and music, we’ll pay tribute to the magic that movies bring to our lives. This is a free event hosted by Honey Moon, with any donations toward Film is Truth greatly appreciated. Featured performers include Scot Casey, Dee Dee Chapman, Jessica Lohafer, Carol Guess and Falling Up Stairs. Details: 360-752-0159.
Lynden Friends Book Sale
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St. Sale includes a great selection of books for all ages and interests, movies, audio books and music CDs. Sponsored by Friends of the Lynden Library to support library programs and services.