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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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Calendar - Southeast Communities

Wednesday, April 22


Takshanuk Watershed Council Forest Frolics, Wednesdays 3:20-4 p.m. Grades 3-8.

Haines Arts Council Concert, Goldenburg Duo, 7 p.m. Chilkat Center.

American Legion, State Legion Conference, April 22-26


Art of Storytelling workshop and performance by Gene Tagaban. 7 p.m., Klawock School. Free, all are invited. Details: Brenda Isaacs, 755-4983.


Woodworking Class, Sitka Community School, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays, March 25-May 27, in the Blatchley wood shop rooms. Participants must have some woodworking experience. $50, payable at the Hames Athletic and Wellness. Details: 747-8096.

Thursday, April 23


Senior Center lunch program, noon.


First City Rotary meeting, Cape Fox Hotel Conference Room, 7 a.m., Jeremiah's. Details: 225-7002.

Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film beginning around 10:40 a.m. Different story themes each week. Appropriate for infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

First City Toastmasters meet Thursdays at noon at the Presbyterian Church, 2711 2nd Ave. Practice your public speaking, guests are welcome. Details: 225-3519.

Thursday Food and Flicks, 6 p.m. every Thursday, Ketchikan Coffee Company and New York Hotel. Café open from 5-9:30 p.m. Details: 247-BEAN.

Jam to gospel/bluegrass music 7:30 p.m. at at the stARTled Salmon in the Cape Fox Market Place, 500 Mission Street #5. Details: 225-2211.

Alternative Health Meeting. Topic: Eat Your Way to Good Health (2), and introducing the subject of antioxidants. Details: Elise Burger, 247-2236.


"Millions of Moonworts" presentation, 7 p.m. at UAS Sitka Campus, Room 106. Join Mary Stensvold from the USDA Forest Service on a ferny journey to the fascinating world of moonwort ferns in Alaska and around the world. Free.


Yoga classes Tues & Thurs noon at the Presbyterian Church. Details: Gloria A. Benson, 784-3368.

Friday, April 24


Sheldon Museum Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon.

Haines Elks Lodge Hamburger Feed, 5-7 p.m.


Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film. Different story themes each week. For infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

The Pied Piper, presented by First City Players and ActOut. 7 p.m. at Saxman Trible House. Original play from the rat's perspective. $15 adults, $12 seniors/military, $5 kids. Details/tickets: 225-4792.

Birding Insight, 7-8 p.m., Southeast Discovery Center. "Birding in the heart of Nowhere Alaska Gravina Island," presetned by Andy Piston, ADF&G. Details: 228-6220.

Saturday, April 25


Health Fair, High School Gym.


Birding Insight Field Series #4, 7:15 a.m. at Airport Ferry. Birding on Gravina Island with Andy Piston, ADF&G. Bring binoculars, water and wear layers. Details: 228-6220.

Visiting Artist Program, 10 a.m.-noon at Discovery Center. Painting Birds for Beginners with Maida Kelly. Parents and children 8 and up. No participation fee, but reservations required. Contact the Discovery Center at 228-6220.

Bird Wonders with Faith Duncan, 1-3 p.m. at the Discovery center. Interactive program for pre-school children and their parents. Details: 228-6220.

50 for 50 contest at the Arctic Bar. 3 p.m. Enter your signature drink to commemorate 50 years of statehood. Call Paula 225-4709 to sign up.

Open Mic Night at Wired Alaska Internet Café. 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. Located between the police station and the tunnel on Grant. Details: 225-6119.

The Pied Piper, presented by First City Players and ActOut. 7 p.m. at Saxman Trible House. Original play from the rat's perspective. $15 adults, $12 seniors/military, $5 kids. Details/tickets: 225-4792.


Women's Walk and Triathlon, 8 a.m. Blatchley Middle School. Details: Susan Suarez, 966-8459.


Wrangell Fisher Fest, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Fish Sticks, 10 a.m.-noon. Arts and crafts at the SNO Builidng. Create fish puppets and whimsical jewelry. Free for all ages.

Indoor Fishnet Volleyball, 10 a.m.-noon at the Old Gym. Free for all ages.

Gear Swap & Sell, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Covered play area by Elementary School. Bring used fishing gear and boat supplies. Free.

Small Fry Storytime, 11 a.m.-noon, Public Library. Stories, crafts and snacks. Free.

Wrangell Museum open, 1-5 p.m. Entry $2. Catch the fishing display.

Buoys & Boots Art Show, 1-5 p.m. Nolan Center Lobby. Free for all ages.

Fish Flicks, 1-4:40 p.m. at the Nolan Center mini-theatre. Free for all ages.

Historical Fish Gear Display, 1-5 p.m., Nolan Center Lobby.

Wrangell Marine Service Center Open House, 2-4 p.m. Adjacent to downtown harbor. Equipment display and boat yard tours. Travel and Trailer Life Demo at 3 p.m.

Boat Races, 3-5 p.m. at the swimming pool. Entry fee $5, grades 2 and up. Individuals or teams of two make your boats ahead of time out of cardboard, duct tape, wetlocks and plastic (no visqueen or styrofoam).

Seafood Chowder Contest, 4 p.m., Nolan Center. Bring your favorite seafood stew.

Seafood & Traditional Food Feast, 5-7 p.m., Nolan Center. Moose, deer, favorite dishes.

Sunday, April 26


Teen Advisory Group meeting in the adult library at 2 p.m. Details: Kelly, 225-0370.


Sacred Harp Sing, 3:30 p.m. at the Sitka Pioneers Home Chapel. People of Christian, non-Christian and non-religious backgrounds are welcome. No previous music experience necessary. Details: David, 747-0669.

Monday, April 27


Senior Center lunch program, noon.

American Legion Military Mondays, serving dinner to our troops from 5-7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 28


Senior Center lunch program, noon.

Haines Emblem Club Taco Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 pm., all you can eat.

Tlingit Language Class, 7-9 p.m., Sheldon Museum.

Iraqi architect and political analyst Raed Jarrar speaks on "Beyond the Occupation: the future of the US-Iraqi relationships" Time and location tba, contact George Figdor at 766-3755.


Rotary 2000 meeting, noon, Eagles Club. Details: 225-6166.

Rainy Day Recorders, Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. Details: MJ Turek, 225-2592.

Ketchikan Community Chorus, Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Details: 247-2356.


Men working to end violence against women meeting, 7 p.m. at Blatchley Middle School. All are welcome. Details: David, 747-0669.


Yoga classes Tues & Thurs noon at the Presbyterian Church. Details: Gloria A. Benson, Yakutat Healthy Community Coalitions, 784-3368.

Planning Ahead


Totem to Totem Half Marathon May 9. Relayers & walkers welcome. Start at Totem Bight State Park and finish at Rotary Beach. $30 free includes t-shirt. Race day registration begins at 7:45 am. Start time 9 a.m. for runners. Walkers may not start before 8 am. Runners under age 12 are not allowed to run solo, but can participate as a team. Post-race food and prizes. Volunteers needed and appreciated. Details: Gretchen Klein, 225-2702.


Sitka Health Summit, April 29-30. Commmunity Dinner and Wellness Champion Recognition, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets at Old Harbor Books, White's Pharmacy and Sitka Tribe of Alaska office. $10, $5 youth/seniors.

Community Planning Session, April 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.