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Indian college, MS, autism and senior center fundraisers April 8-9

Randy Stewart, left, and wife Jenifer of Bellingham inspect a Barbie Corvette during the 2015 Antiques and Collectibles Evaluation event at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center. The 2016 event is April 9.
Randy Stewart, left, and wife Jenifer of Bellingham inspect a Barbie Corvette during the 2015 Antiques and Collectibles Evaluation event at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center. The 2016 event is April 9. For The Bellingham Herald

For a complete list of fundraisers in Whatcom County, check The Bellingham Herald’s calendar online at calendar.bellinghamherald.com.

Northwest Indian College benefit

Little Big Band performs at a Northwest Indian College benefit concert at 9:45 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale.

Preston Singletary, Terry Maloney and Keith Montgomery interpret Native music, stories and spoken word through funk and jazz music. Elements of performance and native dance are also a component of the group, which includes Denny Stern, Carly Kienow, Angel Flores, Gene Tagaban, Nahaan, and Bernie Worrell.

Tickets: $25. Details: 866-383-0777.

Multiple sclerosis walk

The 2016 Walk MS: Bellingham is 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at the Hotel Bellwether, 1 Bellwether Way.

The rally to end multiple sclerosis is one of hundreds of fundraising walks across the nation. Proceeds support research and local programs and services for people living with or affected by multiple sclerosis.

Details: 800-344-4867, walkMS.org.

Antiques evaluation

Antiques and collectibles will be evaluated 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.

The Bellingham senior center benefit offers the opportunity to learn the value of trading cards, books, antiques, sports collectibles and antiques.

Price: $6 per item, $15 for three. Details: 360-733-4030.

Autism awareness auction

The FACES Northwest autism awareness auction and Cuban dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at Bellingham Golf & Country Club, 3729 Meridian St.

FACES Northwest is a nonprofit organization founded by parents of individuals with autism. Since 1997, FACES has operated a summer program that provides education, recreation and one-on-one support for children and young adults with autism.

Reservations: $75. Details: 360-389-2151, facesnorthwest.com.

Fun With The Fuzz 5K

The seventh annual Fun With the Fuzz 5K is a road race 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 16, at the Bellingham Police Department, 505 Grand Ave.

The race supports families of police officers who are killed in the line of duty. All proceeds are donated directly to the Behind the Badge Foundation. Entry fee includes chip timing, T-shirt, and a chance to win prizes. Cash prize for top finishers.

Entry: $20. Details: 360-778-8800.

Mushroom compost sale

The Kiwanis Club of Bellingham and Sehome High School offer mushroom compost for gardens 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at Sehome High School parking lot, 2700 Bill McDonald Parkway.

Sales of the 40-pound bags of compost will benefit local nonprofit organizations

Price: $5 per bag. Details: 360-676-6481.

Bellingham Firefighters Ball

The Bellingham Firefighters Ball is 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Bellingham Golf and Country Club, 3729 Meridian St.

Night of dancing, silent auction and no-host bar supports the Burned Children Recovery Foundation, Royal Family Kids Camp and the Jason Karwhite scholarship fund.

Music will be provided by the Bellingham Firefighters Pipes and Drums and DJ Boy meets Girl.

Tickets: $30. Details: 360-325-5705, firecat53.com.

Post your event online at calendar.bellinghamherald.com at least three weeks in advance to be considered for this calendar list.

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