Events

Carol Sousza cuts the ribbon, dedicating the new Senior Center van. Photo by Heidi Zemach.

Seniors Dedicate New ADA-accessible Van

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Seward Senior Center clients and supporters dedicated their new ADA, wheelchair accessible vehicle on a snowy Friday, December 18th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a trumpet fanfare. The ceremony took place on the sidewalk in front of the center, following a special brunch featuring holiday music and 60’s oldies performed by talented local children, and […]

December 22, 2015 ·
Ministerial Association Churches Welcome You This Christmas

Ministerial Association Churches Welcome You This Christmas

The churches of the Seward Ministerial Association wish you a Merry Christmas. And, if you are looking for a place to worship and celebrate Christ’s birth on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) or Christmas Day (Dec. 25), we welcome you at one of the services listed below. If you already have plans to gather with a worshipping community, we pray that […]

December 21, 2015 ·
Wednesday Night Caroling at Downtown Bars and Restaurants

Wednesday Night Caroling at Downtown Bars and Restaurants

Meet at Seward United Methodist Church (321 4th Avenue) at 7:30 PM and we’ll walk downtown to spread some Christmas Cheer. Dress appropriately for the weather.

December 21, 2015 ·
Give The Gift Of A Book From The Wish Tree

Give The Gift Of A Book From The Wish Tree

Give the gift of a book from the library wish tree! The annual Wish Tree is up and filled with book titles that are ready to be sponsored! The Friends of the Library (aka Seward Community Library Association, SCLA) work with the library staff to create a ‘wish list’ of books that will go onto our library shelves. The list […]

December 18, 2015 ·

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Resurrection Lutheran Church @ 7 p.m.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Resurrection Lutheran Church @ 7 p.m. December 24th.  The church is located at 400 3rd Ave.

December 17, 2015 ·
Brooklyn shyly approaches Mr and Mrs. Santa. Heidi Zemach photo.

An even more caring Santa

Heidi Zemach for SCN- Five children enjoyed a pleasant, peaceful afternoon with Santa Claus and his wife Mrs. Claus Saturday at the American Legion Post 5. There were no booming “Ho ho ho’s” by Santa, no florescent or flashing lights decorating the place, or boisterous crowd noises, or lines to see Santa. Rather, this “Caring Santa” or “Sensory Santa” experience […]

December 14, 2015 ·
Community Advent/Christmas Worship, Sunday, Dec. 13 at 7 PM

Community Advent/Christmas Worship, Sunday, Dec. 13 at 7 PM

There is a community Interfaith Advent-Christmas worship service on Sunday, December 13th at the Seward Church of the Nazarene (809 4th Avenue) at 7 PM. This service is brought to you by the Seward Ministerial Association and will feature an interfaith choir, and Scripture and Music for the Season.

December 12, 2015 ·

Volunteers needed to assist Salvation Army during holidays

Jerry Olive is sponsoring the Salvation Army Kettle at Safeway during the holiday season.  He is in  need of volunteers to assist with it.  Length of time and date are very flexible!  This is for a very good cause.  If interested, contact Jerry at 224-5857.  Happy Holidays!

December 11, 2015 ·
Tonight at the Movies!

Tonight at the Movies!

This week at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’re happy to present two showings of the popular new movie Minions.  Minions will be shown tonight at 6pm and 8pm at the UAF’s Rae Building at 3rd and Railway.  Tickets go on sale 30 minutes before show time. Thanks to our sponsors Seward Arts Council, Seward Prevention […]

December 11, 2015 ·
SANTA AND MRS CLAUS HAVE BEEN SIGHTED!

SANTA AND MRS CLAUS HAVE BEEN SIGHTED!

On Saturday, 12 December at 11:00, Santa will take all the good little girls and boys on a fire engine ride, with lights and sirens, courtesy of Seward Volunteer Fire Department. Hot cocoa and cookies will be enjoyed after, while the children wait to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. During that visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Toys for Tots […]

December 9, 2015 ·
Marathon Wrestling Club 2016 Season Registration

Marathon Wrestling Club 2016 Season Registration

It’s that time of year again!  Registration for Marathon Wrestling Club will be January 4th from 4:30PM – 6PM at the High School Wrestling Room, hope to see you there!

December 7, 2015 ·
Seward Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair December 4 & 5

Seward Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair December 4 & 5

2015 Seward Holiday Arts and Craft Fair Music 12/4 Friday 5-9pm shopping hours 5:30-6pm Heidi and her Angels 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Randy & Deborah Altermatt   12/5 Saturday 10am-6pm shopping hours Noon-1pm Conway Seavey 1-2pm Randy & Deborah Altermatt 2-4pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 4-5pm Seward Community Band 5-6pm Conway Seavey

December 3, 2015 ·

2nd Showing of Documentary

Back by popular demand and the generosity of the Seward Senior Center, a second showing of the documentary, “Holding Our Own: Embracing the End of Life.” Thursday, December 3rd, 1:00pm at the Center The documentary features thoughtful discussions with hospice volunteers and features Palliative Care Director, Dr. Ira Byrock, fabric artist Deidre Scherer, and hospice, Chorus Hallowell, in an hour-long documentary.  […]

December 2, 2015 ·
Seward Ranger District will not open for winter motorized on Dec. 1

Seward Ranger District will not open for winter motorized on Dec. 1

Ladies and Gentlemen, please do not start your engines, Seward Ranger District will not open for winter motorized on December 1 due to lack of adequate snow cover to prevent resource damage. We monitor conditions daily and will open when conditions allow. Irene B. Lindquist Forestry Technician Forest Service Chugach National Forest, Seward RangerDistrict p: 907-288-7748 ilindquist@fs.fed.us

December 1, 2015 ·
2015 Seward Angel Tree Program Kicks Off

2015 Seward Angel Tree Program Kicks Off

For over 30 years, Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) and the good people of Seward have been providing local kids and families with gifts to put under the Christmas tree through the Seward Angel Tree Program. Last year, almost 60 families in need received toys, diapers, warm clothing, and household items through the program, which is almost completely fueled by […]

November 28, 2015 ·

Christmas Tree Cutting on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge announces that the Refuge will open for Christmas tree cutting from Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015, through Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2015. Trees are free for personal use with a limit of one per household. Trees may be taken anywhere on the Refuge with hand tools, except within 150 feet of a road, lake, stream, trail, […]

November 27, 2015 ·

Seward Harbor 360 Hotel is running a special $69 room rate

Seward Harbor 360 Hotel is running a special $69 room rate for anyone involved in or attending the Seward Holiday Weekend from December 3rd – 6th. Call our reservations line at (907) 865-6224 or visit our website at www.harbor360hotel.com for more information.

November 27, 2015 ·
Veteran Outreach Dec. 9 at AVTEC Job Center

Veteran Outreach Dec. 9 at AVTEC Job Center

November 27, 2015 ·
Music Will Find A Way

Music Will Find A Way

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Music will find a way, despite the lack of a Seward Schools music teacher. When students arrived at school this fall, they soon discovered that there was no music teacher. The district had been unable to find a music teacher during the summer to replace Katrina Nore, who had resigned after a year in the position. […]

November 27, 2015 ·

Christmas Break at the Seward Pool

Christmas Break at the Seward Pool Dec 19 ­-Jan 3, 2016 Closed Dec 24, 25, Jan 1 Open Swim T & Th 1:30 ­ 2:50 pm M & W 6:30 ­ 7:50 pm Lap Swim M & W 6:30 ­ 8:am, 5:00 ­ 6:30 pm T & Th 11:00 ­ 12:30, 5:00 ­ 6:30 pm Parent & Tot Swim T […]

November 24, 2015 ·
Heart of Alaska – Film Tonight at Rae Building

Heart of Alaska – Film Tonight at Rae Building

Bjorn Olson has bicycled over from Homer to screen his feature film, ‘Heart of Alaska’. The film will play in Seward one night before traveling on to Cordova, Valdez and Anchorage, where it has been accepted into the Anchorage International Film Festival. The film will screen at the KM Rae Building at 6:30 PM on Tuesday the 24th. Cost is […]

November 24, 2015 ·
December 22nd – Mental Health First Aid

December 22nd – Mental Health First Aid

    The Alaska Training Cooperative presents:   Mental Health First Aid Similar to First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to help those experiencing mental heath problems until professional help is available.   Who: All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone.   What: Mental Health First Aid   Date/Time: December 22, 2015 from 8:30am-5:00pm   […]

November 17, 2015 ·
This Friday at the Movies!

This Friday at the Movies!

Coming up Friday November 20th at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’ll be showing Home (PG) at 6pm followed by a pre-DVD release screening of Maze Runner: Scorch Trials (PG-13) at 8pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime! Tickets have been going fast so plan to arrive early. Movies are shown […]

November 16, 2015 ·

SPRD Bulletin

SPRD Bulletin… Auto Tech Turkey Shootout Tip-off: Saturday November 28th at the Seward High Gym. B&C division teams are invited to a double elimination invitational tourney in Seward. Cash prize for the winning team if six teams participate. 1st & 2nd place prizes, team sportsmanship award and all-tournament team MVP. Special rates available at the Breeze Inn and the winning […]

November 13, 2015 ·

Reminder – SNSC Social at 5:30 tomorrow

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Seward Nordic Ski Club Membership Social featuring: 11th Annual Back Country Film Festival Soup, Bread, Beer, Raffle Prizes Saturday, November 14th – 5:30 at the Rae Building We need people to bring soup and baked goods. Thanks for all your help! SNSC

November 13, 2015 ·
HS Booster/Basketball Team Fundraiser

HS Booster/Basketball Team Fundraiser

We’re trying to raise funds to offset the travel, safety, and miscellaneous costs associated with the boys/girls basketball teams.  The teams are traveling as far away as Nome, Sitka, and Valdez this year.  The campaign closes December 1. Purchase your Seahawk Pride shirts and hoodies with the links below. www.booster.com/seward-seahawk-school-pride PDF Flyer of image above Contact Maya Moriarty for more […]

November 13, 2015 ·