Membership Opportunity: a single room is available in a 2-bedroom unit

bellingham_cohousing-01What is Bellingham Cohousing?

We are an intergenerational and collaborative community of 33 households. Our design allows for both privacy (with individual condos) and shared spaces for social interaction. Our ongoing goals are creating a real community and living a bit more lightly on the earth.

What do I commit to if I buy or rent?

You commit to living as a part of a community with its enormous benefits and real obligations. You commit to 9 hours a month of community participation from a broad array of choices. It could be participating in a landscape work party, cooking as part of a meal team, or serving on a committee, etc. You commit to participating in community decisions through a consensus process.

What are the benefits?

Each community member would answer this a bit differently. Most would agree that high points range from weekly community meals and occasional celebrations to easy going help from your neighbors if you need a ride to the airport or a supportive hand during a personal hard patch. We all find that the more we put into the community the more we get out of it.

What are the shared spaces?

The heart of our shared space is the common house with a large kitchen and dining/gathering area, two living rooms, guest rooms, a play room, and an office. In addition, we have a large workshop, a hot tub, a play field, a large room for exercise and other activities, and a wetland where we feel nature close to us.


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Please join us for wine, snacks, and holiday music. Find something for all your holiday gift needs and perhaps even a special treat for yourself!

Shopping doesn't get any more local than this!

Additional details:
* Cash, Check, VISA and MasterCard accepted
* Wrapping table available for use
* Parking: please park on the side of Donovan Avenue
* For further information, contact linda@bellcoho.com
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Bellingham Cohousing's Holiday Craft Sale

December 9, 2017, 3:00pm - December 9, 2017, 6:00pm

Please join us for wine, snacks, and holiday music. Find something for all your holiday gift needs and perhaps even a special treat for yourself! Shopping doesn't get any more local than this! Additional details: * Cash, Check, VISA and MasterCard accepted * Wrapping table available for use * Parking: please park on the side of Donovan Avenue * For further information, contact linda@bellcoho.com

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Theme for December 1st: Living More Lightly On The Earth Through Waste Reduction

TED Talks are a great way to learn something new, become inspired, or see the world from a different perspective. The format for the evening will be to watch a thoughtfully-selected series of pre-recorded TED Talks that explore a specific theme. To deepen our understanding of the concepts that are covered as well as help bring them into the context of our lives, there will be up to 20 minutes of group conversation following each talk.

For everyone interested in sharing dinner together before the TED Talk Showcase kicks off at 6:30pm, there will be a potluck that begins at 5:30pm.

Event schedule:
5:00pm - Arrive early, hang out and catch up with everyone
5:30pm - Potluck
6:30pm
- TED Talk Showcase in the Great Room
- Kids movie in the North Room

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For parents of younger children:

We'll be showing a child-appropriate movie in the North room. Additionally, there is also a well-contained playroom right next to where the kids' movie will be shown, so there should be a good range of things to keep them entertained. If the number of children and their ages warrant it, we'll hire a childcare provider for the evening and if we do so, we'll ask parents to chip in a few dollars per child that needs supervision. So if you plan to bring your children, please email Rhys at rhys@pathhome.org well enough in advance for us to accomodate your kids. Thanks!
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TED Talk Showcase: December 2017

December 1, 2017, 5:30pm - December 1, 2017, 8:00pm

Theme for December 1st: Living More Lightly On The Earth Through Waste Reduction TED Talks are a great way to learn something new, become inspired, or see the world from a different perspective. The format for the evening will be to watch a thoughtfully-selected series of pre-recorded TED Talks that explore a specific theme. To deepen our understanding of the concepts that are covered as well as help bring them into the context of our lives, there will be up to 20 minutes of group conversation following each talk. For everyone interested in sharing dinner together before the TED Talk Showcase kicks off at 6:30pm, there will be a potluck that begins at 5:30pm. Event schedule: 5:00pm - Arrive early, hang out and catch up with everyone 5:30pm - Potluck 6:30pm - TED Talk Showcase in the Great Room - Kids movie in the North Room --------------------------------------------------------------- For parents of younger children: We'll be showing a child-appropriate movie in the North room. Additionally, there is also a well-contained playroom right next to where the kids' movie will be shown, so there should be a good range of things to keep them entertained. If the number of children and their ages warrant it, we'll hire a childcare provider for the evening and if we do so, we'll ask parents to chip in a few dollars per child that needs supervision. So if you plan to bring your children, please email Rhys at rhys@pathhome.org well enough in advance for us to accomodate your kids. Thanks!

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