Events

Booster Club Golf Tournament July 18th

The 12th annual Booster Club Golf Tournament will be July 18th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. The tournament is a best ball scramble with an 8am shotgun start. This format makes it fun for golfers of all levels. Cost of the tournament is $100, which includes the longest drive contest, the closest to the pin contest and […]

July 5, 2015 ·
FREE showing of PADDLE TO SEATTLE this Wednesday, 7/8/15 !!!

FREE showing of PADDLE TO SEATTLE this Wednesday, 7/8/15 !!!

If you have not yet seen “Paddle to Seattle”, an adventure comedy kayaking movie, created by our own Josh Thomas and JJ Kelley… then you’re missing out!  Come to the FREE screening of this incredibly entertaining movie on Wednesday night (July 8) at the Rae Building in downtown Seward. Put on by the Seward Paddling Association, and hosted by Josh […]

July 5, 2015 ·
Mount Marathon Race Results

Mount Marathon Race Results

The mount marathon results are available in near via the Seward Chamber of Commerce and Skinny Raven Sports. Click this link: http://mmr.seward.com/news/live-race-results Return to SCN later for more coverage and lots of photos of runners and more.    

July 4, 2015 ·
Seward’s Fourth of July Weekend Schedule of Events

Seward’s Fourth of July Weekend Schedule of Events

  Don’t forget the Nordic Ski Club pasta feed on July 3rd from 5-7PM at the Seward Middle School.  See more information here: http://sewardcitynews.com/2015/06/mt-marathon-race-pasta-feed-july-3/ Also, the Mount Marathon Race awards ceremony will be held on July 4th at the AVTEC gym beginning at 6PM.

July 3, 2015 ·
Whole Pie Sale — Today (July 3) — 4-6pm

Whole Pie Sale — Today (July 3) — 4-6pm

July 3, 2015 ·
Additional “3022 ft.” showings July 2 & 3

Additional “3022 ft.” showings July 2 & 3

The new documentary, “3022 ft.” will show again on July 2 & 3 at UAF’s Rae Building at 5:30 & 7:30 each night. Read more about this film here: http://sewardcitynews.com/2015/07/3022-ft-to-premier-in-seward-as-anticipation-builds-for-this-years-mount-marathon-race/ Early release DVD’s of 3022 ft. will be on sale at this event for $15 and are set to increase to $20 at a later date this fall. Get them now […]

July 2, 2015 ·
“3022 ft.” to premier in Seward as anticipation builds for this year’s Mount Marathon Race

“3022 ft.” to premier in Seward as anticipation builds for this year’s Mount Marathon Race

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – A new hour-long documentary about Seward’s annual Mount Marathon Race highlights the 2014 races and the stories of nine individuals who run, and what motivates them to take on the brutal mountain challenge. “3022 ft.” will premier July 1st at the UAF Marine Science “Rae Building” on Third Avenue at 6:30 p.m., after […]

July 1, 2015 ·
17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run to be held August 1

17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run to be held August 1

  The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 1. This fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. The race route follows a generally flat course along the scenic Seward waterfront.  Pre-register at www.alaskasealife.org  Race Day Schedule Registration and check-in begins at 9:00 am. Walkers start […]

June 30, 2015 ·
Ukulele Russ to perform June 28

Ukulele Russ to perform June 28

  For more information about Ukulele Russ, please visit his website at http://www.ukuleleruss.com/.

June 24, 2015 ·
Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival June 20 & 21

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival June 20 & 21

2015 Summer Solstice Festival June 20th & 21st    Mile 29.5 Seward Hwy – Moose Pass Food Booth, Beer Garden, Vendors, Local Art Booth, Carnival Games, Bake Sale, T-Shirt and Mug/Glasses Sales June 20th: Tyson James and The Strangs, The Jeffery Able Band, Green Tara and the Handsome Gents, Alder Bash June 21st: Music, Auction, Raffle   Raffle Tickets: $1.00 […]

June 20, 2015 ·
Reminder: ALADDIN marionette show tomorrow, Friday at the Library

Reminder: ALADDIN marionette show tomorrow, Friday at the Library

June 18, 2015 ·
Steven’s Puppets perform Aladdin June 19

Steven’s Puppets perform Aladdin June 19

Aladdin, a marionette production by Steven’s Puppets at Seward Community Library & Museum   Date:               Friday, June 19, 2015 Time:               6:30 PM (45 minute program) Admission:      Free   From the pages of The Arabian Nights comes the timeless story of Aladdin! This Chinese folktale comes alive with the help of Martin Stevens’ hand-crafted marionettes. A true “rags to […]

June 15, 2015 ·
Matt Lewallen of Anchorage leads the 2015 Seward Halibut Tournament

Matt Lewallen of Anchorage leads the 2015 Seward Halibut Tournament

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Seward, Alaska, June 1, 2015 – Anglers in this year’s tournament look forward to exciting action on the water as they compete for tagged fish prizes as well as cash prizes for heaviest fish turned in this month. As of June 12th  Matt Lewallen of Anchorage continues to lead with his 138.2 lb […]

June 12, 2015 ·

10 String Symphony performs June 13

10 String Symphony (2 five-string fiddles) Saturday June 13th at 7 p.m. Resurrect Art Coffee House $10 at the door 10 String Symphony is a duo that evokes a bygone gathering–a pair of performers who would be at home playing at a barnyard dance celebrating a successful harvest.  Both are five-string fiddle players that have taken that fundamental expression and […]

June 12, 2015 ·
Free Plant Swap Saturday, June 6!

Free Plant Swap Saturday, June 6!

  The Resurrection Bay Garden Club is holding its 3rd Annual Plant Swap on Saturday, June 6 at the Seward Elementary School (thank goodness for the covered area if it’s raining cats and dogs)! For those with items to trade, come starting at 10:30 a.m. Bring non-invasive plants such as annuals, perennials, veggie starts, shrubs, bulbs, house plants, and pots/tools/garden art to share! […]

June 5, 2015 ·

1st Friday Art Walk Tonight, June 5

1st Friday Art Walk June 5th 6-8 p.m. Thank-you for supporting the arts in Seward! Please try to visit each participating business and meet the artists. Seward United Methodist Church~Kid Craft and Care Ranting Raven~Linda Weatherwax & Nan Thompson~”What Lies Beneath” Jules Wolfe~New acrylic paintings Resurrect Art~Justine Pechuzal~”Field Studies” mixed media Twigs ‘n Tweeds~Julie Billings~Devils Club Salve A Flyin’ Skein~Textile demonstration […]

June 5, 2015 ·
Kite Building Workshop June 13

Kite Building Workshop June 13

June 5, 2015 ·
“Kid Craft and Care” During Friday June 5th Art Walk

“Kid Craft and Care” During Friday June 5th Art Walk

If you have questions or would like us to know your kids are coming, please contact Jim Doepken (pastorjim@gmail.com or 907-230-5203)

June 3, 2015 ·
Tickets on Sale for World Oceans Day Cruise

Tickets on Sale for World Oceans Day Cruise

June 2, 2015 ·
Animal Eyes to perform June 5 & 6

Animal Eyes to perform June 5 & 6

Growing up in Alaska, the Animal Eyes guys spent many dark hours holed up inside, so maybe it’s only natural that they recently disappeared into their basement to spend the winter building a home studio and recording themselves making weird noises and exploring their own kind of rock and roll. Now they’re coming out of hibernation, and they’ve brought a […]

June 2, 2015 ·

Event: PRAYER for AMERICA

Interdenominational Gathering to Worship God and Pray for America! Thursday, June 11 at Branson Pavillion 6:30 – 8:00 pm Come when you can.  Leave when you must, but please do not disturb. Prepare for the weather. Bring a chair for yourself & one to share. Contact person:  Nancy Tapsfield: 224-3611

June 1, 2015 ·
Vans Warped Tour coming to Anchorage Wed. June 17

Vans Warped Tour coming to Anchorage Wed. June 17

The Road To Vans Warped Tour concert is coming back to Anchorage, Alaska on June 17, 2015 so mark your calendars! The show will be in Sullivan Arena parking lot. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster Outlets and online at http://bit.ly/1H82PBX. Tickets are $40 till May1st, $49 May 1st till June 16th, day of the show $59. National Bands […]

May 31, 2015 ·

Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser Saturday

Elena and Billy are raising funds to go on the Obihiro, Japan Sister City student exchange in August. Please join them on Saturday May 30th for a spaghetti dinner at the American Legion from 5 til 8 pm. There will be lots of food, door prizes and items to purchase to help pay for their airfare to Japan. $10 a […]

May 29, 2015 ·

Museum exhibit highlights longtime businesses

Resurrection Bay Historical Society will be hosting the opening of a new Seward Museum exhibit on Thursday, May 28 from 7-8 p.m. The exhibit highlights “Brown & Hawkins” and “Urbachs,” two Seward businesses that have served residents and non-residents alike for 100 years. Please join us for this special event. An RBHS membership meeting will follow at 8 p.m.

May 27, 2015 ·
Seward veterans perform the Three-Gun Salute on Memorial Day 2015. Heidi Zemach photo.

Memorial Day marked in Seward

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The rain let up by late morning Monday, May 25th at the American Legion Cemetery in Seward as a couple hundred Seward residents sang the national anthem, bowed their heads for prayers, and remembered the sacrifice of veterans who died fighting wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Korea and WWI and WWII. Gleaming white wooden crosses […]

May 25, 2015 ·
COMMUNITY-WIDE POT LUCK ON MAY 29!!!

COMMUNITY-WIDE POT LUCK ON MAY 29!!!

The Seward Paddling Association is excited to announce that this year’s season kick-off pot luck will be this coming Friday, May 29!  Everyone is welcome to attend… let’s celebrate the 2015 summer! When :  Friday, May 29 2015 at 7:00 pm Where :  The waterfront pavilion in Seward Why :  To celebrate the summer & our love of water sports… […]

May 25, 2015 ·