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News from Seward Parks and Recreation

News from Seward Parks and Recreation

Sports & Recreation Schedule at the AVTEC Gym (519 4th Ave) Open Tue – Fri 9:30am to 9pm, Sat 10am to 6pm Sauna is open Tue & Thu from 7 to 9pm. Men 7pm, Women 8pm Rockwall 5 – 6:30p Open Volleyball: Fridays 6:30 to 8pm Adult drop in – $5; Youth/Senior – $3; Under 5 – $2 […]

View of downtown Seward from Resurrect Art Coffee House, a local gathering place for Sewardites of all ages, a resiliency asset in our small town

Locals Build Seward’s Strength

by Kelley Lane for Seward Prevention Coalition– Winter can be emotionally and financially challenging in Seward. Fewer hours of daylight can affect mental health and our winter job market makes employment more difficult to obtain. These two factors alone can have far reaching impacts on the health and wellbeing of […]

Ongoing Sunday Yoga at Resurrect Art

Ongoing Sunday Yoga at Resurrect Art

We’re continuing to offer Sunday evening yoga sessions – with the fire and candles going, it’s a cozy way to ease into the work week. The yoga class is from 6:30-7:45, Justine Pechuzal and Micheley Kowalski alternate instruction, and we’re asking a $10 donation for the class.  We have mats and props at […]

Free Advance Directives Available for Alaska Residents

Free Advance Directives Available for Alaska Residents

Advance care planning is the best gift you can give to the people you love. Yet only one-third of all adults have documented their healthcare wishes. Advance care planning allows people to communicate their values, goals, and preferences for their future medical care and to prepare themselves and their loved […]

Seward Area Hospice Annual Board Meeting

Seward Area Hospice Annual Board Meeting

Community members are invited to attend Seward Area Hospice’s annual Board meeting on February 22nd, 2018 at 5:30pm. We will meet at Seward Mountain Haven multipurpose room. Please contact our office at 224-3051 or email info@sewardareahospice.org with questions.

February 14 is Wear Orange Day

February 14 is Wear Orange Day

“One in three teens experience teen dating abuse.  To show support for Seward teens having health relationships, ditch the red and wear Orange this Valentine’s Day….and let people know why you are doing that on purpose!  If you or someone you know is experiencing teen dating abuse (see teen power […]

View of downtown Seward, a close knit Alaskan community incorporating new research about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) into community programming. Photo by Kelley Lane.

How ACEs Play Out In Small Town Alaska

  by Kelley Lane for– Seward Prevention Coalition Seward is a thriving and warm community, full of people who care and want to nurture one another. Even so, the fact remains that we don’t all start with the same opportunities and that early childhood trauma can have a lasting impact […]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

For more information on how to get a bracelet kit, participate with the “Love Is…” Campaign, to RSVP for the parent class, collaborate on spreading the news about healthy relationships, or for any other ways you would like to get involved, please call Sara, the DVSA Program Manager at SeaView, […]

Sliding Scale Yoga and Stress Reduction Classes Offered at Rez Art

Sliding Scale Yoga and Stress Reduction Classes Offered at Rez Art

Fireside Yoga Sunday nights, 6:30-7:45, February 11 – April 1 (8-week session) We’re asking a $10-$15 donation for the class, but this is only a suggestion – all are welcome regardless of what they can afford Alternating Instructors: Justine Pechuzal & Micheley Kowalski Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8-week course in mindfulness practices & managing […]

Free Immunizations at Providence Children’s Hospital First Saturday of Every Month

Free Immunizations at Providence Children’s Hospital First Saturday of Every Month

The Children’s Hospital at Providence, Kohl’s Cares provide free immunizations for children ANCHORAGE, Alaska –  Thanks to the generous support of Kohl’s Cares, The Children’s Hospital at Providence will host a free immunization clinic for children the first Saturday of each month throughout 2018. The next free clinic is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3. Children are eligible […]

Seward Parks and Recreation Events

Seward Parks and Recreation Events

Sports & Recreation Schedule at the AVTEC Gym (519 4th Ave) Open Tue – Fri 9:30am to 9pm, Sat 10am to 6pm Sauna is open Tue & Thu from 7 to 9pm. Men 7pm, Women 8pm Rockwall 5 – 6:30p Open Volleyball: Fridays 6:30 to 8p Adult drop in – $5; Youth/Senior – $3; Under 5 – $2 (907) […]

Integrative Medicine Documentary Tours Kenai Peninsula February 1-3

Integrative Medicine Documentary Tours Kenai Peninsula February 1-3

“Partners in Healing: Integrative Medicine for Beginners,” a documentary from Affinityfilms, Inc., will screen in several communities on the Kenai Peninsula next week, including Seward, Soldotna and Homer. There is no charge to attend. Each screening will be accompanied by panel discussions with filmmakers and local practitioners where possible. Anyone […]