Monthly Archives: December 2014

Registration deadline is Dec. 29 for upcoming SAIL photography classes

The Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) program in Sitka is offering a three-session photography class in January to help photographers (adults and youth older than 14 years old) improve their photography skills. The registration deadline is Monday, Dec. 29. The … Continue reading

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Sitka to host its local Christmas Bird Count event on Jan. 4

This year is the National Audubon Society‘s 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, and Sitka will be one of several Alaska communities to host a local event, with Sitka’s event set for Sunday, Jan. 4. During this event, local teams will … Continue reading

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Next Discovery Days program at Sitka Sound Science Center to be about fossils

The Sitka Sound Science Center recently introduced Discovery Days, a free program for annual pass holders that takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on various Saturdays. The next Discovery Days event on Saturday, Dec. 13, when the theme for the day is fossils. … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary year of the Wilderness Act with the first films of the Winter Film Series

The 2014-15 Winter Film Series kicks off with two free 30-minute films at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Sitka National Historical Park visitors center theater. This month’s movies are “The … Continue reading

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Free winter bird walks offered at Sitka National Historical Park

Are you interested in viewing, identifying and learning about Sitka’s winter bird residents, or do you need a refresher before participating in the Christmas Bird Count in January? If so, you are in luck! People of all ages and levels of bird-watching … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program seeks adult coaches for the 2015 spring season

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is recruiting adult coaches and volunteers for the Spring 2015 season of Girls on the Run. Girls On The Run is a life-changing empowerment program for girls in third through fifth grade. We teach life … Continue reading

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SAIL Youth Adventure Club to meet on Dec. 10 at Hames Athletic and Wellness Center

  The Sitka office of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) will host events for its new ORCA Youth Adventure Club program from 3:30-5 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at various locations around Sitka. The winter activity for Wednesday, Dec. 10 will be … Continue reading

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