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 […]
Peninsula Art Guild is hosting a watercolor show in the month of November, 2014. This will be at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Ave. in Olde Town Kenai – across from the Oiler’s Bingo Hall. If you would like to participate, please call Joy at 907-283-0515.
Gobi, a female Pacific Harbor Seal pup that was found abandoned near Resurrection Bay Seafoods on July 3 of this year, was released by Alaska SeaLife Center staff at Lowell Point this afternoon. Through rehabilitation efforts, Gobi was deemed fit for release after she learned how to socialize with other seals and forage for her own food. After some hesitation about […]
Alaska Department of Fish & Game Press Release – October 2, 2014 – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game Aquatic Education Program and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will start this year’s “Salmon in the Classroom” program with two coho salmon egg-takes. The egg-takes will be at Bear Creek near Seward on Thursday, October 9, and at the […]
This event will involve a walk around the Alaska SeaLife Center as a group, with stops to pray for animals, staff, and some of Alaska’s environmental concerns. This is an ecumenical event and all are welcome.
The public is invited to see the release of Gobi, the rescued harbor seal pup at the Alaska SeaLife Center, that is now scheduled for October 2 at 4 pm from the public access boat launch at Lowell Point.
The Back-to-School Healthy Campaign, hosted by Seward Community Health Center (SCHC), is a collaborative effort of community organizations, businesses, and practitioners coming together to ensure a brighter, safer, healthier future for our children. With this campaign, SCHC provided over 400 backpacks to each child at the Seward Elementary and Middle Schools. A variety of purple, yellow, red and blue […]
The Lower 48 have created myths and legends about all things Alaskan: Things in Alaska are bigger, colder, wilder, fiercer. However, the one legend that claims Alaskan bars stand head and shoulders above bars anywhere else just might be true. Doug Vandegraft began his notorious bars of Alaska research project in 1999, while living in Anchorage. He relocated to […]
By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – The 11th annual Seward Arts and Music Festival, Seward’s premier arts event was held this weekend. The fabulous event, featuring music acts from across the region, local art as well food and craft vendors was well attended by both community residents and out of town visitors. SMAF Director Gail Burnard said that roughly a […]
ARTS – CRAFTS – BEER GARDEN – FINE FOOD – ART SHOW – MURAL SOCIETY PROJECT MUSIC – MUSIC – MUSIC www.sewardfestival.com Friday SEPTEMBER 26 5-5:45 Snow River String Band 6-6:45 The Cremation of Sam McGee – A Circus Arts Variety Show 7-7:45 Hanna Yoter 8-8:45 Emma Hill 9-9:45 Green Tara & her Handsome gents 10 – 11 Rebel Clef […]
Big Fat Buddha found its way in 2010 in Anchorage, Alaska. As music scene veterans, the band attributes their longevity to energetic live shows and a dedicated fanbase – many of whom follow the band’s performances statewide. Big Fat Buddha offers music in flavors to satisfy rock, funk, soul, and even bluegrass aficionados. Dwelling on the “funk rock” vibe, singer/guitarist […]
Hannah Yoter is well versed in the language of acoustic music. Growing up in Alaska she began playing guitar at a young age and played in a bluegrass band. After high school she decided to leave Alaska for North Carolina and pursue music even further. In North Carolina she found herself immersed in and inspired by the old time Appalachian […]
Tamba Hadzi is an eight-member ensemble from Homer. As active participants in Alaska’s thriving marimba community, they all share a love of the music of Zimbabwe. The traditional and contemporary music of Zimbabwe’s Shona people, as originally taught by Dr. Dumisani Maraire, is the foundation of their repertoire, which also includes original compositions by their various teachers from Washington, California, […]