|HomeSkillet Fest – Friday & Saturday, July 26-27, 6:30pm-11:00pm|
Opening night of HomeSkillet Fest begins 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, at the ANB Founders Hall. Diatribe NW, Rockewell Powers, Adamn, Katie Kate, OCNotes and Chocolate Chuck and Kingdom Crumbs will perform Friday. Cost is $25. For more information, go to homeskilletfest.com
Seussical – Friday, July 26, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Sitka Fine Arts Camp presents "Seussical the Musical" You have 3 show times to choose from: 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2pm Saturday and 7pm Sat. night. All shows will be at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. For details call 747-3085. I have it on good authority that the show is really fun for the whole family.
Salmon Barbeque Fundraiser – Saturday, July 27, 11:00am-3:00pm
The Sitka Maritime Heritage Society is hosting a Salmon Barbeque fundraiser at the Japonski Island boathouse with water and boat-themed activities for kids and adults, boathouse tours and $10-a-plate salmon barbeque. It will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27.
Fundraiser for Paulette James – Saturday, July 27, 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Gajaa Heen Dancers will hold a Dance Show and Dessert Auction Saturday, July 20th, at the ANB Founder's Hall. All proceeds will be donated to the family of Paulette James. The doors open at 3:00 to bid on the silent auction, the dance show will begin at 4:00 and the dessert auction will start at 4:30.
Fly Fishing Lessons – Sunday, July 28, 10:00am-2:00pm
Fly-fishing lessons for breast cancer survivors will be given Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Alaska Arts Southeast lawn. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to sign up, call Carol at 205-515-3669.
Garbage/Bear Reminders – Anytime
All Sitkans are reminded to secure and properly store their garbage to prevent bear problems. Garbage should not be stockpiled, food waste should be frozen and cans kept in or locked up until collection day and cans should be cleaned with bleach. For more information, contact the city offices, Stragier Sanitation, Alaska Department of Fish and Game or Sitka Conservation Society.
Walk on the Path of Hope – Anytime
The next time you are in the mood to stroll try the Path of Hope which is conveniently located next to Moller Field. The Path has birds, well groomed paths, inspirational messages and you don’t have to spend a lot of time worrying about bears. This link has some info and pictures: http://walksitka.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/2013-scss-path-of-hope-brochure.pdf
Walk in the Park – Wednesdays, noon – 1:00pm
WISEWOMAN Women's Health & the Sitka Public Health Nurses invite you to walk. This is a fun, free activity open to ALL woment of all fitness levels. Walkers meet at the Sitka National Historical Park inside the Visitor Center. For additional information call WISEWOMAN Coordinator Barb Morse at 966-8746.
Sitka Cross Trail Classic Marathon – Saturday, August 3, 7:00am – noon
Sitka Seafood Festival's Sitka Cross Trail Classic Marathon begins at Sitka airport 7 a.m. Saturday, August 3. A full and half-marathon are offered. Send questions to email@example.com.
SJ Museum Saturdays – Saturdays, 1pm – 2pm
Children and their families are invited to register for Sheldon Jackson Museum's Alaska Native culture and peoples hands-on arts and crafts activities every third Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. Register by calling 747-8981. Space is limited.
Garden Help – 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Volunteer gardeners are sought for St. Peter's by-the-Sea Fellowship Farm 2 to 4 p.m. The 2nd and 4th Saturdays through summer. Tools are provided. Call Laura at 623-7003 for more information.