Monthly Archives: April 2015

Girls On The Run closes out school year with One in a Million 5K run on May 2

The Sitka Girls On The Run program will host celebrate the end of the season with the 2015 One in a Million five-kilometer run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 2, with the start-finish line at the Sitka Sea … Continue reading

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City and Borough of Sitka and Sitka Trail Works upgrade section of Cross Trail, start on a new section

The City and Borough of Sitka, in cooperation with Sitka Trail Works, has been working on improvements to and reconstruction of the Sitka Cross Trail since last spring. Using grants the city received from the Alaska Department of Transportation and the … Continue reading

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Sitka Bike Rodeo, National Bike to School Day, classroom events put spotlight on kids’ cycling and safety

  As the temperatures warm up, two events this week will highlight kids’ cycling and safety in Sitka — the Sitka Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 2, and the second annual National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 6. These two … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center offers free admission on Thursday, April 23, as part of Earth Week

The Sitka Sound Science Center will have free admission on Thursday, April 23, in celebration of Earth Week. Thursday will also be the grand opening of our new living stream exhibit, which was designed and built by local middle school students … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park spill preparedness exercise to include federal, state, and local agencies

  On Thursday, April 23, a multi-agency oil spill response field exercise will be carried out from about 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the mouth of the Indian River in Sitka National Historical Park. The effort is part of an ongoing commitment by … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center offers a variety of one-week summer camps for kids

Registration for the 2015 summer camps hosted by the Sitka Sound Science Center now is open. There are five camps available this summer for children from grades 1-8. Check out the summer camp portion of center’s website for more information and to … Continue reading

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

The Discovery Days program will focus on maritime skills when it meets from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 18, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. The free program is for annual pass holders and takes place on various Saturdays. “Stop by … Continue reading

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Winter Film Series to highlight bowhead and killer whales in April

The Arctic Ocean is home to numerous species of whales that rely on its nutrient rich waters for sustenance. Bowhead and killer whales will be the focus of two documentary films during the April installment of the Winter Film Series, … Continue reading

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Earth Week activities include the Parade of the Species, a youth eco-challenge, a garden work party, and more

Earth Day is on Wednesday, April 22, and Earth Week is April 19-25. Sitka will host a variety of activities for Earth Week, including two volunteer days at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, a recycled costume-making class, a garden work party, a discussion … Continue reading

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Junior Ranger Day fun activities offered at Sitka National Historical Park on April 19

Looking for a way to get the kids out of the house and enjoy some quality family fun? The Sitka National Historical Park will offer a fun-filled afternoon of Junior Ranger activities from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, at the … Continue reading

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