Arts

Seward High School Drama Presents

The One That Got Away A Comedy in Two Acts Saturday, December 5th Sunday,    December 6th Monday,   December 7th Doors open at 6:30 p.m. – Show begins at 7:00 p.m. $7.00 Individuals/$20.00 Families A headline in the state newspaper reads: “Annual Women’s Fishing tournament Experiencing Record Number of Participants.”  This news is great for women who love the sport of fishing.  […]

by · November 30, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
White Friday

White Friday

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Snow covered alders and trees, Seward, Alaska. We have received a lot of snow over the last couple of days, and it keeps coming down!  As a photographer, and avid cross country skier, I love it! Believe it or not, this is a color photo.

by · November 30, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Central Peninsula Garden Club

Central Peninsula Garden Club monthly program meeting, is Tuesday, December 1st. “First Comes the Dream, the history of Trinity Greenhouse” presented by Ron and Dan Sexton.  Beginning with “Trinity Campers” in the 1960’s and their greenhouse adventure, Ron and Kathy Sexton and Dan and Juli

by · November 16, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

These photos are from the Veteran’s Day Concert at Seward Elementary School.

by · November 16, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Cobbling together a music education

Cobbling together a music education

    (By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News)   The music room at Seward Elementary School fills with youngsters opening trombone, clarinet, trumpet and flute cases, eager to play during recess one recent Thursday. Following warm-ups, Kyle Schneider starts his beginning band with rhythm exercises. The students clap out written rhythmic patterns. Growing confident as they begin to understand, […]

by · November 15, 2009 · 7 comments ·

Peninsula Garden Club

Central Peninsula Garden Club monthly program meeting, Tuesday, November 3rd. “Apple Growing in Alaska” presented by Dwight Bradley of Bradley Orchards in Chugiak.

by · October 26, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

News from the Central Peninsula Garden Club

CENTRAL PENINSULA GARDEN CLUB Bonus Program & Workshop. Rock Garden Construction and Alpine Plants, presented by Jaime Rodriguez, owner of the Alpine Garden Nursery in Wasilla and President of the Alaska Rock Garden Society.  Learn how to construct the rock part of a rock garden and the names of Alaska hardy alpine plants that love to grow in them. Jaime […]

by · October 17, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward's Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

On December 4th from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. over 100 vendors will fill the Cruise Ship Terminal with something for everyone. Seward’s favorite artisans and many from points beyond will be displaying their best works. Local non-profits will be having fund raisers that include silent auctions, bake sales and […]

by · October 13, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward-Moose Pass Music Scholarships

The Seward Music Association and PTSA are pleased to announce the availability of music scholarships to support Seward and Moose Pass area  music students.   The maximum scholarship/donation is $100 per student.  Please see the attached announcement and application for additional information.  Help spread the word! And don’t forget to order your 2010 Seward community calendar.  The calendar supports music scholarships and […]

by · September 30, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Community Calendar orders

Want to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other event in 2010? You can ensure Sewardites far and wide know about it by listing in the 2010 Seward Community Calendar.  To order your 2010 calendar, include listings in the calendar, and help foster community spirit all while supporting music education; download and turn in your order form today.

by · September 20, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Thrills Mystery Buffs

Seward Thrills Mystery Buffs

Alaska Sisters in Crime Thrilled By Seward (By Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News) Twenty curious, literary women with a penchant for looking at the seamier side of life visited Seward last weekend. These mystery readers, writers, and aspiring writers were on a retreat to share trade secrets from the experts, from one another, and from members of the […]

by · September 16, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed!

2009 Seward Music and Arts Festival September 25-27 Volunteers Needed! Join a team dedicated to bringing music and arts to Seward for the sixth year. Positions needed: Master of Ceremonies, Security, Admissions, T-shirt Sales, Set-up Crew (begins week of September 22nd), Stage Hands, Kids Area, Tidy/Trash pick-up, Gopher (automobile needed), Take-down Crew. There will be free admission tickets, food, beer […]

by · September 15, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Don't Forget!  Seward Arts Council Membership Event – This Sunday at the Salmon Bake @ 6pm

Don't Forget! Seward Arts Council Membership Event – This Sunday at the Salmon Bake @ 6pm

Move over Homer.  With each new mural, published author, song and play or work of art, Seward’s burgeoning artist community is gathering strength; leaving no doubt to the historic and increasingly relevant title of our town as “The Jewel of the Kenai.” This Sunday, September 13th at 6pm at the Salmon Bake, a membership event for the Seward Arts Council […]

by · September 12, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·

Local Brewer wins the Alaska State Fair Homebrew Competition

Tim Johnson, a Seward homebrewer, has won “Best in Show” at this year’s homebrew competition at the Alaska State Fair. The winning beer, named “Saw-whet Steam,” was judged to be the best over all the other beers that were entered into the competition. A steam beer is in the lager category of beers. It’s called a steam because it ferments […]

by · September 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Remembering Exit Glacier

Remembering Exit Glacier

A watercolor by Dot Bardarson has been accepted in the 2009 Alaska Watercolor Juried Show.  This show is now open to national artists, which has increased the competition.  The show is currently at Virtu Gallery at 400 W 4th Ave (across from the Sunshine Mall) through Sept 29. The watercolor was inspired and painted after the design of our Exit glacier mural […]

by · September 10, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Community Choir

Seward Community Choir

Attention Seward Area Singers! Seward’s Community Choir is starting up again! Community Choir will begin Thursday, September 10th at 6:30 PM. No experience required – bring all your friends!   This year, all practices will take place in the High School Auditorium unless otherwise announced. We look forward to seeing you all there!   If you have any questions, please […]

by · September 9, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Shedding Light on the Intriguing World of Cold

Shedding Light on the Intriguing World of Cold

(By Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News) While many of us are probably enjoying the last warm temperatures of summer, perhaps dreading the oncoming winter cold, Bill Streever, a biologist and longtime commercial diver who lives in Anchorage has written a national best seller celebrating cold, and the fascinating, often little known facts related to the subject. Streever, the […]

by · September 6, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Mountain View

Mountain View

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog View from the to of the Harding Icefield Trail, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. This is Janine enjoying the sunset view from our backpacking trip last month into Kenai Fjords National Park. I had to go to great lengths to get into a high enough position so that her head didn’t merge into […]

by · September 3, 2009 · 1 comment ·
Black Bears in the River

Black Bears in the River

This black bear we saw on our holidays in Seward on August 16, 2009 at 8.00 p.m.  We saw the black bear in de river when we crossed the second bridge on the Seward Highway towards the city centre, for us at the right hand site. The bear came out of the bush; very quick he found a salmon in […]

by · September 1, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Arts Council Invites You to…

Seward Arts Council Invites You to…

A Membership Event, to be held Sunday, September 13th at 6pm, at the Salmon Bake that will feature great food, live music and a silent auction featuring artwork and creations from local artisans. Here’s how it works:  For this special event, lovers of the arts in Seward can show their support by becoming a member of the Seward Arts Council […]

by · August 31, 2009 · 4 comments ·
Northwestern Fjord Weather

Northwestern Fjord Weather

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog An unnamed glacier in Northwestern Fjord, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Another photo from last week.  I think this area is beautiful even in ugly weather!

by · August 28, 2009 · 2 comments ·
Seward Rainbow

Seward Rainbow

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Rainbow over Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska. I spotted this rainbow Monday – it had to be one of the brightest, most vivid rainbows I had ever seen.  Judging by the reactions of my neighbors, as they emerged from their homes with cameras in hand, I wasn’t the only one who thought so.  The […]

by · August 27, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Community Photo Request

Community Photo Request

Submit your photos for use in the 2010 Seward Community Calendar to sewardmusicians@gmail.com.

by · August 26, 2009 · Comments are Disabled ·
Private Alaska Photo Tour

Private Alaska Photo Tour

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog A portion of a pod of ten orcas spotted during our tour last week in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Nice timing – after going three years with regular updates to this blog, I missed this entire past week!  Now I can explain. I just finished a very interesting week accompanying one of […]

by · August 25, 2009 · 3 comments ·
More Mt. Marathon

More Mt. Marathon

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Mount Marathon, Seward, Alaska. Here is another photo from Sunday night on Mount Marathon.

by · August 6, 2009 · 5 comments ·