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Wed., July 1
Southeast Community Calendar 070109 CALENDAR 2 Capital City Weekly Wed., July 1
Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Story last updated at 7/1/2009 - 12:24 pm

Southeast Community Calendar

Wed., July 1

- HAINES -

Summer Reading Program, 1-5 p.m. at the library. Ages 8-12.

- KETCHIKAN -

Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce weekly luncheon, noon, Cape Fox Lodge. Details: 225-3184 or www.ketchikanchamber.com.

Kids Craft, 3 p.m. at the library. Librarian Charlotte Glover will show several techniques for making marbled paper to use later in collages or handmade books. Details: 225-0370

Ketchikan Running and Walking Club meeting, 4:30 p.m., first Wednesday of each month at"Refiners Roast." Details: Gretchen Klein, 225-2072

- SITKA -

Parent-Tot time at Hames Center for Families, 9:30-10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. $3. Details: 747-8096.

Aerobics at Hames Center For Families, noon-1 p.m. $3. 747-8096.

Chamber Luncheon, Westmark banquet room. 50 years of statehood party. Open to the public. Details: 747-8604.

Adult Soccer at Hames Center for Families, 6-7 p.m. $3. 747-8096.

Thursday, July 2

- HAINES -

Film Club, 1-3 p.m., library.

Science Fun with Jolanta, 3:30-4:30 p.m., library. For kids 8-12.

American Legion Ham burger Feed, Thursdays 5-7 p.m.

Ken Waldman book and CD release concert, 7 p.m. at the Haines Public Library. Alaska's fiddling poet. Details: www.kenwaldman.com

- 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. Different story themes each week. Infants through pre-school age children. Followed by Storycraft at 11:30 a.m. Details: 225-0370.

First City Toastmasters, noon, 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 -

4th of July Booths open, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call Lighthouse Fellowship Church at 738-3801.

- YAKUTAT -

Yoga classes Tues & Thurs., 5:15 p.m, at the Presbyterian Church. Details: Gloria A. Benson, 784-3368.

Friday, July 3

- HAINES -

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 themes each week. For infants through pre-school age. Details: 225-0370.

Friday Family Film Event, 3 p.m., Children's library. Details: 225-0370.

- SITKA -

4th of July Booths open, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call Lighthouse Fellowship Church at 738-3801.

Fireworks display, 11:30 p.m. from the ramp at MEHS.

First 49 star flag-raising re-enactment, 11:45 p.m., Castle Hill.

- SKAGWAY -

Annual softball tournament, with teams from Alaska and Canada competing July 3-5.

Street dance, 9-11 p.m. Broadway between 2nd and 3rd Ave. Music provided by The Red Onion (weather permitting)

Fireworks, 11 p.m.waterfront.

Saturday, July 4

- ELFIN COVE -

Free Pancake Breakfast, 9-11 a.m.

Parade, 12 p.m.

Slug Race, 2 p.m.

Grease Pole, 4 p.m.

Fireworks, 11 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

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

- SITKA -

4th of July Booths open, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call Lighthouse Fellowship Church at 738-3801.

Friends of NRA raffle drawing, 12 p.m., Orion Sporting Goods.

Contra dance, 12 p.m., Crescent Harbor Shelter, with Fishing for Cats. Free.

Parade, 2 p.m. starting at Sheldon Jackson campus, College Drive, on Lincoln Street.

Live music and dancing, 2:30 p.m. under the Crescent Harbor Shelter. Details: Rich Phillips, 752-0123.

US Coast Guard Search and Rescue demonstration, 2:30 p.m. Off O'Connell bridge.

Kids races, 3 p.m. on the Sheldon Jackson lawn. Details: Woody Widmark 747-8096.

Fish Dinner, 3 p.m., St. Gregory's Catholic Church, after the parade.

Water fight between Sitka Fire Department and US Coast Guard, 4 p.m. on the lawn across from the Russian Bishops House. Details: Sitka Fire Department at 747-3233.

Rotary Duck Race, 4 p.m. Ducks will be released into Granite Creek and will float downstream to Halibut Point Rec area.

- SKAGWAY -

Annual softball tournament, with teams from Alaska and Canada competing July 3-5.

Skagway News Run-Around, 8 a.m. Meet at News Depot, 3rd and Broadway. 5K course around historic Skagway. Prizes for men, women and kid winners and best costume.

Kiddie Parade, 9:30 a.m. Starts at 2nd Ave. and goes north on Broadway to 4th Ave.

Main Parade, 10 a.m. from 7th and Broadway, south to 1st Ave. then back north to 7th Ave.

Immediately after parade:

Presentation of float awards, picnic basket and dessert auction, foot races for all ages, 4th Ave. and Broadway.

Eagles BBQ, 6th and Broadway

Kids Carnival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3rd and Broadway. Proceeds benefit Little Dippers Daycare, Little Cherubs Daycare and Skagway Summer Camp.

Reenactment of raising the 49-star flag, 12 p.m. 6th and Broadway at the post office.

Fair food, 12-6 p.m. Red Onion. Burgers, candied apples, strawberry shortcake, Sugar Mama's kettle corn, pickles on a stick and more.

Fun and Games, 12-1 p.m. at the Moose Homestead, 5th and Spring St. Kids of all ages are invited to attend and have fun exploring the lost art of play.

Tug-of-war, 1:30 p.m. Broadway between 4th and 5th.

Arm Wrestling, 2:30 p.m. Broadway between 4th and 5th. Young, old, men, women...just good old fashioned competition.

Horseshoe Tournament, 3 p.m. behind Westmark maintenance building on Spring St.

Slow Bike Race, 3:30 p.m. Broadway between 4th and 5th Ave. Whoever rides the slowest without taking their feet off the pedals wins. Helmets required.

Spike driving contest, 4 p.m. 4th Ave. next to Mountain Shop.

Ducky Derby, 5 p.m. Pullen Pond.

Sunday, July 5

- HAINES -

Yoga Vinyasa Flow, 9:15-10:45 a.m., Chilkat Dance Studio. All levels welcome.

- SITKA -

Fortress of the Bear Family Day, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free entry, hot dogs and drinks for sale. Details: Evy 747-3032.

- SKAGWAY -

Annual softball tournament, with teams from Alaska and Canada competing July 3-5.

Monday, July 6

- HAINES -

Mother Goose, 11 a.m.-noon, library. Stories and songs for 0-3 year-olds.

- SITKA -

Parent-Tot time at Hames Center for Families, 9:30-10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. $3. Details: 747-8096.

Aerobics at Hames Center For Families, noon-1 p.m. Mon., Wed. and Fri. $3. Details: 747-8096.

Karate at Hames Center for Families, 3-5 p.m. $3. Details: 747-8096.

Tuesday, July 7

- HAINES -

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

Haines Borough Assembly Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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.

Beading workshop, 6:30 p.m. at the public library. Presented by TAG, for ages 10 and up.Details: 225-0370

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

- SITKA -

Karate classes at Hames Center for Families, 4-7 p.m. $3. 747-8096.

- YAKUTAT -

Yoga classes Tues & Thurs., 5:15 p.m, at the Presbyterian Church. Details: Gloria A. Benson, 784-3368.

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