By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A gathering of 18 people held a potluck in the basement of the Seward Lutheran Church one recent Friday evening as leader/facilitator Kenneth Blatchford laid out his vision for Mount Marathon Native Association, the new organization. Blatchford, who most there call “Kenny” dominated the discussion, as others ate, drank coffee, nodded, smiled, raised their […]
November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo,) and once again many hundreds of thousands of people will be taking the 50,000 words in 30 days pledge. If you’ve ever wanted to get that book out of your head and onto the page, this is just the tightly reined insanity to get it done. Next Wednesday the 29th of October, past […]
The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) is hosting their first Seward Energy Fair on November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology from 12 to 4 pm. This event is being held in order to educate and update our local community members about the available resources and opportunities for […]
Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing at the Yukon Bar on October 24 & 25 beginning at 9PM. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany http://sewardcitynews.com/2014/08/blackwater-railroad-company-a-band-on-the-rise/
The PTA Garage Sale scheduled for October 25 has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.
Please join us on Friday, October 24th from 6pm – 9pm for our 2nd annual Taco Feed/Auction fundraiser for Marathon Wrestling Club. All proceeds will benefit Seward area youth! Tickets on sale now, $20.00 per person, please contact Jewel Williams at 907-422-7130 for more information, to purchase tickets or to donate an item for our auction!! Hope to see you […]
The Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, October 23rd at the Seward City Council chambers at 7 pm. Agenda will include discussion and preparation of comments for the BOF PWS proposals, BOG Southcentral proposals, and any other business that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Jim McCracken at 362-3701.
The Friends of the Library Museum are needing your used books. Used book sales helps the Friends support library programs, like the Summer Reading Program, purchase of new books for all age groups and more. Our shelves are almost empty! With fall in the air, we are all getting our lawns, yards and homes ready for winter. Bag those already […]
You’re invited to join in the celebration of what would have been Pat Williams’ 105th birthday. There will be a potluck birthday party from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library and Museum at 239 Sixth Avenue. Although Pat Williams died in her sleep on Sept. 18, friends and family want to honor […]
The PTA biannual garage sale will be held on Saturday Oct 25 25th from 8:30am – 2pm in the High School cafeteria. You can drop off donations at the back loading dock after 2 PM on Friday the 24th. Please call Al if you have any questions at 491- 1095. Thanks for your support!
Hailing from the edge of civilization in interior Alaska, Russ has carved out his niche and finally has proven to the masses that the ukulele is stringed testosterone in the hands of the right man. See Ukulele Russ perform at the Yukon Bar on October 17 & 18 beginning at 9PM. https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleRuss?ref=br_tf http://www.ukuleleruss.com/
Saturday, October 18th is the second annual Seward Seahawk Spirit Scamper. If you like to run/walk, want to support Seward High School Activities and get covered with green and gold in the process, then this is the event for you!! The Scamper will follow the same route as last year from in front of the Alaska Sealife Center down 4th […]
TYC / Rec Room Join SPRD in the Rec Room (336 Third Ave.) on Wednesday, October 15th from 11am-1pm for “Age Appropriate Discipline” training session with After School Network’s Thomas Azzarella. The training will have a strong focus on Middle School aged children. If you work with teens or just have a strong passion for them and an interest […]
Peninsula Art Guild is hosting a Children’s Book making workshop this Saturday, October 11, and October 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. This will be at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Ave. in Olde Town Kenai – across from the Oiler’s Bingo Hall. This is in conjunction with our Experimental Art Show called “Beyond the Covers”, a show […]
It’s time for St. Peter’s Episocopal Church annual Dessert Extravaganza with Silent and Live Auction, from 1 to 4P.M. Sunday, October 12, in the Community Room of the Library-Museum building at the corner of 6th and Adams. A variety of pies, candy, cheesecakes, brownies, cakes, cookies and cupcakes are just a sampling of goodies to satisfy dessert cravings. While feasting […]
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Press Release – Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and the Keen Eye Peninsula Birders welcome your participation in the Fifth Annual Kenai National Wildlife Refuge “Big Sit”. The event will be held Saturday, October 11, from sunrise to sunset: (8:00 AM to 7:00 PM), along the Skilak Lake shoreline near the Lower Skilak Lake Boat Launch. A […]
Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing at the Yukon Bar on October 10 & 11 beginning at 9PM. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany http://sewardcitynews.com/2014/08/blackwater-railroad-company-a-band-on-the-rise/
SPRD Bulletin… Hello Basketball Referees, Clock, and Scorebook Keepers, The City of Seward has contracted with the Seward Sports Officials Association (SSOA) to officiate games, including scorebook keepers and clock timers for our competitive league games this fall. Interested officials will not be City employees nor City contractors. Rather, the SSOA will contract, schedule and pay officials through their local […]
With clear skies, the second total lunar eclipse of the year should be visible from Seward. The lunar eclipse will start at 12:45 A.M. and become total at 2:30. The eclipse will complete at 3:30 AM.. The “blood phase” will only be visible for approximately 10 minutes. What is a “blood moon”? According to Sky and Telescope a blood moon is when, instead […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center presents Family Science Nights! Please join our Education team for this free event on Friday, October 10, from 5:30-6:30 PM to learn more about our resident puffins. At 5:30, families will have the opportunity to participate in a puffin experience. From 6:00-6:30, we will be doing puffin crafts in the Rocky Coast gallery. With their black […]