Events

Join the Skiesta and help support the Seward Animal Shelter

Seward folks, come one, come all and join the “Skiesta!” (just think fiesta with skis!). Skiesta is a fun fundraiser for the Seward Animal Shelter. It will be held on Saturday March 22nd at noon on Exit Glacier Road. Participants will ski, walk, snowshoe, run, crawl, etc. down Exit Glacier road and be entertained with some Mexican themed stations along […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer March 29

Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer Saturday March 29th 7pm Resurrect Art Coffee House “Singer/songwriters Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer have a knack for capturing the passionate beauty of original comtemporary folk music.  Evoking tranquility and reflecton, their frank lyrics and life-affirming tales are woven around melodic lines that hold the fabric together…” Roots Music Report   “If you’re a fan […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Work Session March 17

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, March 17th at 7:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The topic will be State DCCED Grant Mitigation Projects.  More information is available at the SBCFSA Office at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 123 between 9AM and 3PM Monday thru Thursday.  Public is welcome.  […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner Announced

Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner Announced

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release -  The Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner is Caitlin Campbell. Cait Campbell fell in love with Seward in the summer of 2012, when she came to work for Kenai Fjords National Park. Watching the end of the Mount Marathon Race from the cliffs section, what stood out to her wasn’t the runner’s arduous […]

by · March 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Looking for Extras For ‘Sugar Mountain’ Movie Shooting in Seward

The feature film ‘ Sugar Mountain’ is now shooting in Seward for 6 weeks, from March 10th – April 18th. We need extras throughout the entire film, however, certain days are especially important to make our film work. FYI: You are welcome to come to MORE THAN ONE EVENT if you wish to – in the world of the film it’s […]

by · March 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Swim-a-Thon for Seward Tsunami’s

Swim-a-Thon for Seward Tsunami’s

This year, the Seward Tsunami Swim Club’s annual Swim-a-Thon kicked off on February 24th. Swimmers have the month of March to gather pledges for their two hour swim on Friday, the 28th. This is the club’s sole fundraiser with donations pledged to young athletes who earn them by swimming for two hours straight. By the time their two hours are […]

by · March 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward High School teeming with Marine Science Experts

Seward High School teeming with Marine Science Experts

Heidi Zemach for SCN – Eighteen teams are competing today, Friday Feb 28th through the weekend at the 17th Annual Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl. About 200 people are expected to attend, with another hundred volunteering to help out at the event in jobs such as timing, judging, scoring, cooking, creating art-work, and much more.  It’ll be a quick […]

by · February 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Guitar and Fiddle Workshop March 8

Guitar and Fiddle Workshop March 8

Guitarist Danny Booth and fiddle player Amanda Kerr will hold a workshop for aspiring musicians on Saturday March 8 from 10 am – 12 noon. The first hour will be spent in separate groups, one group working on guitar skills and the other on fiddle. During the second hour, the two groups will come together to learn about accompanying, jamming, […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Reminder about our Wilderness First Responder Classes this spring…

Kayak Adventures will again be sponsoring a WFR class and a WFR RECERT class in April this year.  Please be in touch any time with questions, or to reserve a space in the class!! Contact Wendy at fun@kayakAK.com or 406.980.0762. Wilderness First Responder When :  April 19 – 27, 2014 Where :  Windsong Lodge, Seward AK Cost :  $625 More […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Iditarow starts March 2nd–sign up today!

 IDITAROW!  IT’S BACK! The challenge:        TO BEAT THE IDITAROD DOGSLED TEAMS TO NOME! Teams of 2 or 4 will row as many meters as possible during the Iditarod, beginning Sunday March 2. Eligibility: Each team member pays a $25 entrance fee when registering by Monday February 24th or $35 after the 24th.  All proceeds benefit the Kenai Crewsers, Seward’s […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Live Music Saturday, March 1

A Live Recording @ Resurrect Art   Hawkins Wright  “Alaskan folk music we’re all used to but with a lyrical style all his own”Anchorage Press With his awesome, big time backing band: Kevin Worrell on stand-up bass & Kathryn Moore on the keys! Saturday, March 1st 7-9pm Please join us for a unique listening experience.  $10 at the door.

by · February 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Senior Center Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Seward Senior Center Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

The Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, with a theme of “Dapper Trapper” became an afternoon of delightful laughter. From Mike’s famous fish fry to polishing off with Volunteer baker, Beth Jonhson’s Gold Nugget Brownies and Klondike Gold Bars was only the beginning. Following lunch, the camera lights came on, grips ready to hand over props, and the dressing room was busy […]

by · February 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
AVTEC’s Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner

AVTEC’s Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner

  AVTEC’s 14th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014, beginning with no host bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and silent and live auctions during event.  Featuring cuisine prepared by the Culinary Academy’s students.  Funds raised are applied to culinary scholarships and student competitions nationwide.  In the past, scholarship checks have been awarded to two or four culinary students a […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·

COLLEGE GOAL ALASKA EVENT -Tuesday Feb. 18,2014

Need Financial Aid for school next school year?? Please join us for : COLLEGE GOAL ALASKA February 18, 2014   from  4 pm – 7 pm AVTEC First Lake Building at 809 2nd ave. Upstairs in the Business and Office Technology Computer Lab. Get Ready The FAFSA is the first and most important step for federal, state, and even some private […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Meet Kenai Fjords National Park New Superintendent, Bekki Lasell

Kenai Fjords National Park is happy to announce the arrival of our new superintendent, Bekki Lasell.  The park will be hosting a gathering at the Seward Community Library on Tuesday, February 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for an opportunity for the community to meet Bekki and connect with National Park Service staff.  Light refreshments will be served. No […]

by · February 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Nonprofit Organizations to Attend Fundraising Training

Nonprofit Organizations to Attend Fundraising Training

The Seward Community Foundation invites local Seward and Moose Pass nonprofits to attend a video class presented by the Foraker Group on Thursday, February 20th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Seward Community Library & Museum Conference Room. The topic  is Making the “Ask” and Stewardship.  This fund development class will help your organization learn techniques of fundraising.  SCF is pleased to […]

by · February 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
A Seedy Group

A Seedy Group

The Resurrection Bay Garden Club gives thanks to UAF Cooperative Extension Agent Lydia Clayton for her terrific talk on soil and the publications she provided! Almost two dozen participants learned a great deal about soil structure, nutrient and microorganism needs, soil testing and much more. The seed swap that followed was marvelous – thousands of seeds were up for grabs, […]

by · February 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Vendors….

The annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl Competition hosted by UAF SFOS Seward Marine Center will be held between Feb 28-March 2. ALL 150+ participants, coaches, visitors, chaperones etc will be on their own for lunch on Friday Feb 28th, and throughout the weekend have opportunity to venture into our town.  We always put together a welcome packet for all participants […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Soil Testing and Seed Swap!

Is there something “up” with your soil that makes it difficult to grow much of anything? Join the Resurrection Bay Garden Club this Sunday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. to hear Soldotna-based UAF Cooperative Extension Agent Lydia Clayton talk about the ins and outs of soil testing. This straightforward process can save loads of time by telling you exactly how […]

by · February 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

1st Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous is Happening this Weekend !

Get outside for some winter fun and help support our small town community for the First Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous happening February 14th through 16th.  There will be lots of activities for the whole family: ski races, raffle drawings, rummage sale, great food, music, bonfire and more.  Contact the Trail Lake Lodge for more details : 288-3101, or like […]

by · February 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Skiers Hit the Ground Ice at  Boroughs

Skiers Hit the Ground Ice at Boroughs

By Marc Swanson – Even within the spectrum of comic tragedies, Shakespeare himself may not have had the guts to draft this one. It’s been a great season for the Seahawks ski team minus one rather critical element….yeah, the white stuff.  Since the season started the first of November we’ve been able to squeeze off perhaps a dozen practices on […]

by · February 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – February 5, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce the 2014 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. These awards are given annually to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the awareness and sustainability of the state’s marine resources. Following are this year’s award winners: The prestigious Walter J. and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Spring Breakup Festival – A Call Out to Seward Businesses

The annual Spring Breakup Festival is rapidly approaching.  This years event will be March 14, 15, & 16. There will be a pub crawl, and other activities that may include a back country chef challenge, hot wing challenge, pirate costume contest, Wii Bowling competition, and much more.  (Note: not all activities including the for-mentioned have not been completely finalized and […]

by · February 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SHS Debate, Drama and Forensics team prepares for state championship

SHS Debate, Drama and Forensics team prepares for state championship

  Heidi Zemach for SCN – The oratory flew thick and fast. So much so that those in the audience not used to processing information at that rate of speed could barely take in its meaning. Nevertheless, they were impressed by the extensive memorization and academic prowess displayed as students vied with one another not only with words but facts. […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Native Art Classes return to Qutekcak for 2014

Native Art Classes return to Qutekcak for 2014

Qutekcak will be starting the 2014 season of the Alaska Native Art classes on Wednesday February 12th 2014.  The classes will run through May and be held every Wednesday and Friday at the Qutekcak Native Tribe office at 221 Third Ave.  They are sponsored through grants from Chugachmiut and Holland America Line. Tools and materials will be available for all […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Celebration of Life for Vanta Shafer

Celebration of Life for Vanta Shafer

On Saturday, February 1st, there will be a Celebration of Life for Vanta Shafer.  It will be upstairs at the AVTEC Commons on 4th Ave. from 3-5.  All who knew, and loved her, are invited to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.                                  

by · February 1, 2014 · 1 comment ·
West Side Story is a Moving Experience

West Side Story is a Moving Experience

Heidi Zemach for SCN -  Three SUV mini-vans filled with Seward residents traveled to Anchorage with the TRAILS program to see the Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story at the Anchorage Performing Arts Center Sunday, January 19th. The TRAILS (Total Recreation and Independent Living Services) program promotes fun, safe, adaptive and inclusive recreational opportunities for people of all abilities. The […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Elementary Jump Rope for Heart February 14

Seward Elementary Jump Rope for Heart February 14

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·