Charity calendar: Cocktail sales to support Bellingham radio station

July 14

Drink With A Purpose: KVWV FM Benefit Night

3 p.m. Rock & Rye Oyster House, 1145 N. State St. Come enjoy a cocktail at Rock & Rye or Bayou On Bay any time on Tuesday, July 14 and support your community radio station, when 15 percent of all drink sales that day will be donated to KVWV 94.9 FM for the purchase of a transmitter and other broadcasting equipment. Details: www.kvwv.org.

July 15


7 and 9 p.m., Bellingham Circus Guild, 1401 6th St. Donation suggested: $5-$10 “Vaudevillingham” is the Bellingham Circus Guild’s monthly uncensored variety show fundraiser. All the money raised goes to help the Guild continue its mission to support the circus arts in Whatcom County.

July 17

Lynden Kiwanis Salmon Barbeque

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Downtown Lynden, 518 Front St. $12 for adults. $8 for kids; Enjoy a salmon barbecue sponsored by the Lynden Kiwanis club. Fresh salmon and all the fixin’s. Live entertainment featuring The Anissa Quartet.

July 18

Pancake Breakfast

7-11 a.m., VFW Post 9301, 7011 Hannegan Rd. $6; free for children 5 and under Support your local veterans at the VFW Post 9301’s pancake breakfast, held on the third Saturday of each month. It includes pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, milk, coffee and juice.

July 24

Movie Under the Stars

7:30 p.m., Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St. $5 suggested donation 360-733-2080 This special, benefit event will feature a screening of “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.” Gate opens at 7:30 pm and the movie starts at dusk. Sit, stay and enjoy with The North Fork Brewery Beer Garden, Goat Mountain Pizza and Excellent Kettle Corn. Bring your own blanket and chairs. No dogs please. Details: Dana Browne, 360-733-2080 x 3014, events@whatcomhumane.org.

July 25


1-10 p.m. Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro, 1107 Railroad Ave. Celebrate Bellingham bands and music education at an all-ages fundraiser benefiting the Ray Downey Band Fund through the Bellingham Public School Foundation. Live music all day in the Boundary Beer Garden. Performances by Bellingham Alumni Band, The Atlantics, Youth Jazz Band and others.

July 26

Brewers By The Bay

1 p.m.-5 p.m., Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. $25 presale, $30 at the gate 360-778-7000 Bellingham Bay Rotary presents its ninth annual “Brewers By The Bay” festival, featuring a sampling of 80 the best micro-brews in the northwest from 40 breweries, barbecue, and music by Nashville NW and Divas & Dudes. Proceeds benefit many Bellingham Bay Rotary local youth-focused charities, Assistance League, Interfaith Community Health Center, and Pure Water for the World. Tickets available online at Facebook and in-person at Applied Digital Imaging, Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen, Natural Way Chiropractic, Kushan Brewing and Wander Brewing.

July 31

Golf for Veterans Fundraiser

11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sudden Valley Golf Club, 4 Clubhouse Cir. $95 360-734-6435 This is a four-team, best ball scramble to support local veterans of Whatcom and Skagit County.

Aug. 1

Ferndale Uncorked!

4 p.m.-7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 5904 Vista Dr. $25 for five wine tastings 360-384-1422 An enjoyable afternoon of wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and live music benefiting Ferndale’s shelter for homeless families, Our House, through Interfaith Coalition. Details: clcferndale.org.

14th Annual “Spirit of Hope” Treasure Sale

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Church of the Assumption, 2116 Cornwall Ave. 360-733-1380 The primary fundraiser for Hope House, a basic needs and outreach program in Whatcom County to benefit individuals and families in need.