Social and Care Calendar

Grand-parenting Class @ Island Hospital, Fidalgo/Burrows Room
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grand-parenting Class @ Island Hospital, Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms Thursday, April 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Cost: $25/per couple or individual Registration Required: 360-299-4204 or Are you a grandparent to a young child or an expecting grandparent? If so, this is the class for you. Whether or not your grandchild is being born at Island Hospital, you can learn what has stayed the same in childbirth, infant care and early development and what has changed over the years. This class describes ways grandparents can offer support and assistance to a new family. Class will include a tour of the birth center and time for participant discussion. Instructor: Teri Shilling MS, LCCE, CD(DONA), IBCLC
Health Screening Event @ Island Hospital Health Resource Center
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
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Stop the Bleed @ Island Hospital, Fidalgo/Burrows Room
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Registration Required: 360-299-4204 or 

This course will teach the correct techniques for applying a tourniquet, packing a wound and how to properly apply pressure dressings.

What would you do in a mass shooting event or if you came upon a car accident? In large tragic events many victims will die from uncontrolled bleeding. The Stop the Bleed program teaches bystanders how to stop bleeding until first responders arrive. This course will teach the correct techniques for applying a tourniquet, packing a wound and how to properly apply pressure dressings. Participants will also learn how to identify certain wounds and the special care those wounds require. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the training to participants that are able to successfully demonstrate their ability to Stop the Bleed.

Methow River Rafting @ Recreation Without Borders
May 21 @ 7:00 am – 6:30 pm


Come float the beautiful Methow River! We’ll paddle a novice section of the river, which will be enjoyable for all skill levels. Orion River Rafting will be our guides on this adventure. Sweet River Bakery will provide sandwiches for everyone. Pick up available in Bellingham and Burlington.


May 21, 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Cook Road Park and Ride, 9501 Old Hwy 99 North Rd, Burlington, WA 98233, USA


Pick up locations are: 7:00am @ Bellingham/Fairhaven Park and Ride & 7:30am @ Cook Road Park and Ride. Click here for pick up locations details:

If you are looking for a fun and exhilarating day and don’t mind getting wet then come paddle with us today. Each raft holds 6 paddlers (plus your guide) so bring your friends. They will thank you later!

3rd Annual Cruise for a Cause @ Bellingham Ferry Terminal
Jun 25 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

You are invited for a special evening on the sea with us!  A special 2 hour cruise around Bellingham Bay in San Juan Cruises’ Victoria Star has been booked and ready for you to join!

Hors d’ oeuvres will be served and drinks will be available for purchase.

21st Annual Senior Day in the Park @ Hovander Homestead Park in Ferndale
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am

Whatcom Seniors are invited to enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch, senior resource fair (BAH will be tabling), door prizes, live music, bocce, fitness demos and more. This is a day for Whatcom seniors to socialize with friends old and new and learn about over 30 local resources available to them including event sponsors. There is a suggested donation of $5.00.

Skagit Senior Day in the Park @ Maiben Park
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Join us for the 13th annual Skagit Senior Day in the Park!! Each year the communities senior living resources get together and gather in one place for the seniors in the community.

There will be:

  • FREE lunch
  • Free tote bag for the first 450 Seniors
  • Live music by Skagit Swings All Star Big Band
  • Up tp 50 vendors to visit

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