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Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” comes to Seward

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” comes to Seward

The Seward Arts Council is thrilled to bring one of Shakespeare’s most tragic plays to Seward. Macbeth just finished a three week run at Cyrano’s Playhouse with rave reviews and packed houses. The show will travel to Seward and perform on June 6th at 8pm and June 7th at 4pm at the Seward High School Theater. Admission is $15 for […]

May 21, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

19 May 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   Please note that these reports are intended to inform constituents of the items that mostly concern District 6, and as a guide to obtain further information if desired. They are not complete summaries of the meetings.   The May 19 meeting day included the last of the budget reports […]

May 20, 2015 ·
Volunteer Hospice Now Hiring

Volunteer Hospice Now Hiring

May 15, 2015 ·

GIGANTIC ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE!!!

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue (at Jefferson) will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 16th, from 9 am – 4 pm.  The community is welcome to bring salable items in good condition to the church, the week prior to the sale.  For further information, contact the church office at 224-3628.

May 12, 2015 ·

RESURRECTION CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY!

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue (at Jefferson) will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary as a worshiping community on Sunday, May 31st, beginning with a celebration worship service at 10 am, followed by a social time for viewing historical artifacts and hearing from long-time members, with a meal for all in attendance at 12 noon. The planning committee is anxious to […]

May 12, 2015 ·
SOCIAL SECURITY REP COMING

SOCIAL SECURITY REP COMING

Robin Schmidt, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, Alaska District, will be in Seward to offer answers to common questions such as retiring early and widow benefits.  Ms. Schmidt will be giving two presentations on WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th as follows:  at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER,  1:00pm-2:00pm; and, at SEWARD COMMUNITY LIBRARY, Community Room, 5:30pm-6:30pm These presentations are OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY and […]

May 12, 2015 ·
PLANT & GARDEN SALE!

PLANT & GARDEN SALE!

FRIDAY, MAY 15th 12:00pm-6:00pm SEWARD SENIOR CENTER UPSTAIRS 3rd FLOOR 336 THIRD AVE. @ JEFFERSON ST. Support your local senior services!

May 11, 2015 ·
Home Staging- What’s in it for you?

Home Staging- What’s in it for you?

For most of us, our home is our biggest financial asset. When it’s time to sell and move on, we want to sell it for as much as possible and as quickly as possible. None of want to spend any more on the house we our selling…. None of us want to continue to pay a mortgage and taxes on […]

May 10, 2015 ·

5 May Borough Assembly Report

5 May 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The May 5th Assembly day began at 9 AM with presentations on the FY 2016 budget. We heard from our finance director and department heads until 3 PM, followed by the usual committee meetings. Later, Ordinance 2015-19 was introduced on the consent agenda, which is the budget. There will […]

May 6, 2015 ·
SBCFSA May 18 Work Session

SBCFSA May 18 Work Session

You are invited to attend the upcoming Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area work session with State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management personnel.  The topic will be Flood Insurance & Flood Mitigation.  The meeting will be held Monday, May 18th at 6pm at the Seward Community Library, downstairs in the community room. See this attachment for flyer Stephanie […]

May 5, 2015 ·
Spring Creek Beach littered with trash

Spring Creek Beach littered with trash

Well, yuck. The city-owned sewage lagoon at the Seward Marine Industrial Center is currently drained and non-functional according to plan. During this process, the raw sewage is supposed to be captured and trucked away for sanitary disposal. Not all the sewage may have been collected, as rows of litter washed up on Spring Creek Beach at high tide. The single-use packet wrappers of […]

May 5, 2015 ·

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education Meeting Tonight (Monday) at 6pm

The KPBSD Board of Education is meeting in Seward tonight at the High School at 6pm and it would be great to have as many parents and community members attend as possible! They only meet in Seward once a year. The agenda for this meeting can be found here – http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=33429

May 4, 2015 ·

Seward Schools Site Based Council Applications Due this Wednesday

Applications for open seats on the Seward Schools Site Based Council starting next fall are due by 3pm on Wednesday, the 6th of May. We have seats open for the Elementary and High School. It is a great opportunity to get involved! The application is attached below and can be emailed to micad@hotmail.com. Site Council Application For more information, call […]

May 4, 2015 ·

 Seward Middle School Fundraiser this Friday! Family Fun!    Family Fun!   Family Fun! General admission $7 – $10  7:30 pm to 8:45 pm VIP Tickets $25.00, Includes a private, pregame reception from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm with Streetballers, T-shirts for autographs, and center-court seating! Click HERE for tickets! Offline tickets available at Terry’s Fish & Chips  

April 30, 2015 ·

Reminder: Concert Tonight!!

The Seward Community Choir will be performing a Spring Concert tonight, April 30, 7 PM at the Rae Building Auditorium.  It is free, with a suggestion of bringing donations for the He Will Provide Food Bank.

April 30, 2015 ·
American Red Cross Infant, Child and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED

American Red Cross Infant, Child and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED

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 ·

Title 1 Preschool Screening April 30th

Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2015, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at Seward Elementary this fall. To qualify for the classes, parents or guardians must contact Seward Elementary to schedule a Pre-K assessment and complete an application prior to the school screening appointment date, which is Thursday, April 30th.  There are a few appointment […]

April 27, 2015 ·

Seward Elementary Books and Bingo Tonight, 4/27!

BINGO AND BOOKS IS TONIGHT, Monday April 27th from 6:00-7:00 PM.  Please join us in the Seward Elementary gym for one of our most popular family activities – play BINGO and win new or gently used books!  Hot dogs will be available for purchase from the Student Leadership Team, so come a little earlier (5:30) in order to enjoy one […]

April 27, 2015 ·

Community Choir Concert Thursday April 30

The 26-member Seward Community Choir will hold their spring concert at 7 PM Thursday April 30 at the Rae Building Auditorium.  This free concert will feature a variety of pieces, and will be followed by cookies!!  Donations for the He Will Provide food bank will be accepted, either cash or non-perishable foods.  The community choir rehearses September-December and January-April, and […]

April 27, 2015 ·

Top 5 Staging Tips for Home Sellers

Home stagers can make a number of small changes to a property that can dramatically shorten the time it spends on the real estate market while also increasing the final sales price. Home staging expert Debra Gould shares her five favorite tips for getting a house ready to sell: 1. Reduce drive-bys Imagine you’re a homebuyer on a house-hunting mission. […]

April 26, 2015 ·

Seward Little League 2015 Season Coed Baseball and Girls Softball Registration will be Sunday April 26th at 1 pm

Baseball Tee Ball (ages 4-7) Registration fee: $40.00 Little League Minor (ages 7-12) Registration fee: $50.00 Little League Major (ages 9-12) Registration fee: $50.00 Softball Junior (Ages 13-14) Registration fee: $50.00 *Scholarships available in all Divisions Tryouts will be held so bring a glove. We will need parent volunteers to help with all games and practices. Volunteers are extremely important at […]

April 25, 2015 ·

Young Life Car Wash- This Saturday 1-11!

Come help send kids to camp!  Young Life is sponsoring a free (donations appreciated!) car wash to raise funds to help send kids to camp!  We will be stationed at the Napa Auto Store near Port Ave from 11am-1pm on Saturday, April 25th!  We’d love to wash your car for you!  So come say hello and see how clean we […]

April 24, 2015 ·
R/V Sikuliaq at drydock in Seward

R/V Sikuliaq at drydock in Seward

After a year at sea, the R/V Sikuliaq rests at Vigor drydock for warranty repairs. The impressive 261′ vessel looms over the shipyard, framed by snowy mountains. It’s amazing to see the whole ship, including the  Z-drive thrusters that pull instead of push the ship, improving efficiency. Carol Griswold

April 22, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Meeting Report

21 April 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The April 21 Assembly meeting was held in Seward. The invocation was given by Pastor Ron Nitz of Seward’s Resurrection Lutheran Church. Public testimony was about the food sales tax and the Seward Bear Creek Flood board. In his report, Mayor Navarre stated that he and Mr. Ostrander had […]

April 22, 2015 ·

History program looks at Russian America

For the Fourth Thursday history program at the Seward Community Library Museum on Thursday, April 23, Shannon Kovac, cultural resources specialist at Kenai Fjords National Park, will give an overview of the Russian presence in Resurrection Bay in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Sponsored by Resurrection Bay Historical Society, the one-hour program will begin at 7 p.m. in the […]

April 21, 2015 ·