Events

Salmon Creek Section 205 Feasibility Study Public Meeting

Salmon Creek Section 205 Feasibility Study Public Meeting

205 Public Meeting Info

April 30, 2015 ·

The Seward Arts Council PRESENTS The 12th Annual Seward Music & Arts Festival

Seward Music & Arts Festival Press Release – Seward, AK – April 9, 2015 – The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical extravaganza in the fall of 2015, with musicians and performers from all over the state along with artisan booths and food vendors.  The festival theme is “CIRCUS” and begins this year on Friday, […]

April 30, 2015 ·
What is tatting?

What is tatting?

May 1st, during the First Friday Art Walk, tatting will be the center of activity for folks at A Flyin’ Skein. The history of tatting goes back 2000 years to fisherman using shuttles and heavy cord to weave nets. Through the ages fisherman and sailors passed these knots on. With lace making or tatting, the shuttles are smaller, the threads […]

April 29, 2015 ·
“Kid Craft & Care” Limited to 20 Kids

“Kid Craft & Care” Limited to 20 Kids

While the “Kid Craft & Care” event at Seward United Methodist Church during the art walk was listed among the Friday Art Walk events, it needs to be noted that there is a limit of 20 kids (ages 3-10) at a time. This is to make sure there is enough supervision and enough materials for Friday evening, from 6-8pm.  

April 29, 2015 ·
Turning Heads Kennel Invites Seward To Our Paint-A-Pooloza

Turning Heads Kennel Invites Seward To Our Paint-A-Pooloza

On Saturday May 16th  Turning Heads Kennel invites artists young and old to come visit the kennel and help us repaint our dog houses.  Join us for our first annual Paint-A-Pooloza! Enjoy a fun afternoon styling dog houses for one of Travis Beals’ Iditarod sled dogs. Who knows, you could paint the house of our next lead dog! Celebrate our recent success at […]

April 28, 2015 ·

1st Friday Art Walk May 1

1st Friday Art Walk May 1st 2015 6-8 p.m. Seward United Methodist Church: Kid Craft & Care~Ages 3-10 art & snacks Suds & Swirl:  Shani Simonds Chinooks:  Suzi Towsley & Blackwater Railroad @ 9pm Balto School:  Seward’s Day Photo Competition Starbird Studio:  Vladimir Zhikhartsev Cover to Cover:  Local Artist and good food! Flyin’ Skein:  Tatting Demonstration with historic piece on display […]

April 28, 2015 ·

NOAA Fisheries 2015 Charter Halibut Community Meeting

NOAA Fisheries will be meeting with the charter boat halibut community at Seward Community Library tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28. There will be a presentation of the new regulatory changes for 2015 and open questions. The meeting is free to the public. For more information on the meeting, contact Officer Les Cockreham at 907-250-5188

April 27, 2015 ·
Baseball opening day

Baseball opening day

The 2015 Seward Little League season got underway on Sunday, April 26th, under semi-sunny skies. Seward Elementary School Principal David Kingsland threw out the opening pitch to usher in the start of the season. Many returning youth along with numerous experienced players participated in the four basic skill stations-batting, catching, throwing, and running. Coaches will be meeting this week to […]

April 27, 2015 ·
Team Hollywood is Coming to Seward May 1!

Team Hollywood is Coming to Seward May 1!

Tickets on Sale HERE! Offline tickets available at Terry’s Fish & Chips    

April 23, 2015 ·
SeaLife Summer Festival

SeaLife Summer Festival

Join the Alaska SeaLife Center for the first ever SeaLife Summer Festival and Summer of Sharks Grand Opening Celebration! The Center will be hosting daytime activities on the ASLC plaza and adjoining property, featuring free live music and arts and crafts vendors. Our ticketed fundraising event starts at 6:30 pm with a Sustainable Seafood Appetizer Showdown, exclusive access to the new exhibit, meet-and-greet […]

April 23, 2015 ·
Triathlon Volunteers Needed!

Triathlon Volunteers Needed!

The annual Pink Cheeks Triathlon will be held on Saturday, May 2nd. We are looking for 30 more volunteers to help us host a successful, safe and fun event.  The triathlon wouldn’t be possible without all the wonderful volunteers.  Please consider helping with this fun community event. We are looking for the following: Pool assistants Traffic control Finish line assistance […]

April 23, 2015 ·
Seabird Informational Meeting this Friday, April 24th

Seabird Informational Meeting this Friday, April 24th

April 22, 2015 ·
Community and school stages authentic DUI exercise

Community and school stages authentic DUI exercise

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward High students stood out in the rainy parking lot Monday morning watching a grisly scene unfold. Some were giggling or talking uncomfortably, others wiping reddening eyes, a few couples holding one another tightly. They’d come for a staged reenactment of the aftermath of an alcohol-fueled fatal accident staged by student volunteers and local […]

April 22, 2015 ·
Denali’s Howl slide show & book signing

Denali’s Howl slide show & book signing

SEWARD SPRING FILM SERIES Presents – DENALI’S HOWL Join Alaskan Author – Andy Hall As he reveals the full story of the Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America’s Wildest Peak! The 1967 Wilcox Expedition The Film Series & Book signing is at the AVTEC Auditorium – Student Service Center, 519 4th. Ave April 28th – Tuesday @ 7:00pm Got Questions? – […]

April 21, 2015 ·
Thanks to community, used book sale a success

Thanks to community, used book sale a success

The Friends of the Seward Library would like to thank the community for the support for the used book sale on Saturday! The turn out was great and books left the building by the bags full! Children’s and junior/young adult books were popular as free. Many smiling faces with books clutched tight left the sale. Thank you also to the […]

April 21, 2015 ·
Wanna See a Movie?

Wanna See a Movie?

Reanna Brewi will be playing the movie Amazing Spiderman @ The Seward High Theater, this Wed, April 22 from 6-8:30 pm She is asking for a $5 donation per person to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Please come to enjoy the movie and help in the battle against cancer!

April 20, 2015 ·
Bear Creek Fire Dept. Fundraiser

Bear Creek Fire Dept. Fundraiser

Link to PDF Flier

April 19, 2015 ·
Fair sailing to Seward couple who are leaving town after 58 years

Fair sailing to Seward couple who are leaving town after 58 years

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Friends and neighbors said a sad, fond farewell to Monty and Florita Richardson, two longtime Seward residents in their mid-90s who have touched generations of people since moving to Seward 58 years ago. The goodbye reception took place at AVTEC this week, practically on the very spot where the old school he once taught […]

April 19, 2015 ·
Team Hollywood Celebrity Streetball coming to Seward May 1

Team Hollywood Celebrity Streetball coming to Seward May 1

  For questions, please call Allen McCarty at 491-1095.

April 18, 2015 ·
Calling all bibliophiles, the tomes are waiting

Calling all bibliophiles, the tomes are waiting

INTO THE LAST HOUR OF OUR BOOK SALE!! BOOK BONANZA TIME. BAG OR BOX OF BOOKS FOR $2. OPEN UNTIL 4PM The Used Book Sale is ready! Come on over to the Community Room of the Seward Library Museum and browse the tomes we have waiting. Coffee will be on, snacks out, kids corner open so moms and dads can […]

April 17, 2015 ·
Beachwalkers & Birders Wanted for a COASST Training Session May 3

Beachwalkers & Birders Wanted for a COASST Training Session May 3

 

April 17, 2015 ·
Free Home Staging Workshop

Free Home Staging Workshop

Free Home Staging Workshop-May 9th, 1-3 PM, Seward Community Library   Thinking of selling your house? Stop by for coffee and learn how to sell quickly and for top dollar in any market with home staging. Potentially increase your selling price up to 20%. Learn what you can do yourself, and how a home stager can help you. Submit photos of your […]

April 16, 2015 ·
Summer of Sharks begins at the Alaska SeaLife Center!

Summer of Sharks begins at the Alaska SeaLife Center!

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (April 15, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) opens its doors officially to the Summer of Sharks this Friday, April 17th. Headlining the season is the Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit on loan from the Idaho Museum of Natural History in collaboration with artist Ray Troll. Areas around the […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Giving women tools to defend themselves

Giving women tools to defend themselves

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Solomon D’Amico, a longtime Seward man is offering a new women’s self-defense course at the 5th Avenue Fitness gym. With only room for eight students at one time, it’ll be a small effort, but he feels it’s something he can do to help curb the scourge of violence against women in Alaska. D’Amico is […]

April 15, 2015 ·

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board and Permitting Day

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, April 20, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The topic is US Army Corps of Engineers Salmon Creek Flood Risk Management Section 205 & DCCED Mitigation Projects. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Carnival provides fun and practical safety information

Carnival provides fun and practical safety information

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The young people who attended this year’s Carnival at the Alaska Railroad cruise ship terminal April 11th had a good chance to win one of the many free raffle prizes offered that included 10 high-quality bicycles with helmets, some Razor scooters, fishing poles, a soccer net set, zipline tickets, and more. They also got a […]

April 15, 2015 ·