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Southeast Community Calendar 042909 CALENDAR 2 Capital City Weekly
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Southeast Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 29

- HAINES -

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

- SITKA -

Sitka Health Summit Community 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.

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 30

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

"Go West," Haines Borough School District Spring Musical, 6:30 p.m., Chilkat Center.

- KETCHIKAN -

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.

- SITKA -

Sitka Health Summit Community Planning Session, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

- WRANGELL -

Stikine Middle School Science Fair, 5-7 p.m. Stikine Middle School Commons

Basics of Nature Sketching, 7-9 p.m. Forest Service Conference Room. Kathy Hocker teaches the basics of nature sketching. Supplies are provided. $5, pre-registration. Details: 874-7563

Wrangell Community Chorale Spring Concert, 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Classics from Brahms to Broadway. Donations requested.

- YAKUTAT -

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

Friday, May 1

- HAINES -

Sheldon Museum Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon.

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

- KETCHIKAN -

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.

Story Craft session, 5-6 p.m., Children's Library. Stories about the ocean, make rainbow fish and sea stars. Details: 225-0370.

Celebration of the Sea Art Walk., 5-8 p.m. Celebrate art in Ketchikan, and the coming of spring at the Celebration of the Sea Art Walk! Visit over a dozen downtown galleries on the first Friday of May to enjoy new exhibits by local artists, including Mainstay Gallery reception for Sarah Asper-Smith's "A Collective Animal Kingdom." Details: 225-2211.

- SITKA -

Registration for Jump Rope Workshops, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sitka High School commons. Sitka Skippers is offering workshops to those in kindergarten through second grade on May 2 at the Sitka High gym. The workshop for kindergartners, ages 5-6, will be 9-11:30 a.m. and coss $25, which includes a rope. First- and second-graders meet 12:30-4 p.m. $30, includes a rope. Participants need to be present at registration so their ropes can be sized. Details: Kristen at 738-5256 or Twila at 747-7371.

Sitka Pioneers of Alaska meeting, Methodist Church. Details: Bernice Stedman at 747-8824.

UAS Sitka Commencement, 7 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall.

- WRANGELL -

Critter Craft for Kids, 3 p.m., City Hall lawn. Bring your own hammer and create a beautiful outdoor flower pot of your own. Details: Denise Wolvin, 874-7563

Nature Sketching Art Show, 6:30 p.m., Nolan Center Lobby. Come early to the presentation and view the spectacular drawings from Wrangell Public Schools. Details: Denise Wolvin, 874-7563

Steller Sea Lion Studies in Southeast Alaska presented by Lauri Jemison, Wildlife Biologist with ADF&G, 7 p.m., Nolan Center.

Saturday, May 2

- HAINES -

Health Fair, High School Gym.

- KETCHIKAN -

Open Mic Night at Wired Alaska Internet Café. 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. Details: 225-6119.

- SITKA -

Annual Bike Rodeo, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard hangar. Bike safety checks, bike skills, helmet fitting and bike registration. Helmet discounts, hot dogs and other refreshments. Bike skills events include demon driveway, crazy crossroads, rock dodge, who's there, how slow can you go, circle and balance, and bike races.

- WRANGELL -

Breakfast with the Birds, 7 a.m., Muskeg Meadows. Join Bonnie Demerjian on a morning bird walk. A continental breakfast is provided. Details: Denise Wolvin, 874-7563

Sketch the Stikine, 9 a.m.-noon, Reliance Harbor. Join Kathy Hocker as M/V Denali takes you to the Delta to observe the beauty and wonder of the area. Kathy will guide you how to capture the spectacular scenery in pencil. Participant limit of 8. $99. Details: John Taylor, 874-2402.

Find the Bird Scavenger Hunt, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Scavenger hunt sheets are available at the Nolan Center Visitor Center. Volunteer Loop Trails. Details: Denise Wolvin, 874-7563

Beaks and Stomachs, 10 a.m., Forest Service Conference Room. Fun-filled bird activity for young children and their parents. Join Forest Service Naturalist Faith Duncan and explore the hectic life of a bird trying to find food.

Local Art and Craft Show and Silent Auction, 10 a.m-2 p.m., Nolan Center Lobby.

"Welcoming a Million Migrants: the Stikine River Delt," 7 p.m., Nolan Center. Keynote Speaker, Matt Kirchhoff, Director of Bird Conservation, Audubon Alaska. Free.

Sunday, May 3

- PETERSBURG -

Blessing of the Fleet. Annual blessing and sendoff of Petersburg's fishing fleet, the largest in southeast Alaska.

Monday, May 4

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

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

Tuesday, May 5

- HAINES -

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.

- KETCHIKAN -

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.

- YAKUTAT -

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

Planning Ahead

- KETCHIKAN -

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.


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