Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sitka Community Playground project to host work party on Saturday, April 28

  The Sitka Community Playground will host a work party from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the playground site near the Crescent Harbor tennis courts. The Sitka Community Playground was a community wellness project from … Continue reading

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Alaskan Brewing hosts coastal waterways clean-up event April 28 at Sitka Sound Science Center

Join the Sitka Sound Science Center for a beach clean-up event sponsored by Alaskan Brewing Co. Starting at noon, the Sitka Sound Science Center will hand out trash bags and send you on your way to clean up Sitka’s beaches. … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center, Sitka National Historical Park host Eco-Detectives event on April 27

A mystery has taken place at Sitka Sound Science Center, and we need Sitka’s youth sleuths to help us solve the caper. Crack the case by using investigative techniques to eliminate suspects and earn your very own Eco-Detectives button upon completion … Continue reading

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Scenes from the 18th annual Parade of the Species through downtown Sitka

There were squid kids, a raven clan, and jellyfish galore during the 18th annual Parade of the Species, held Friday, April 20, through downtown Sitka as part of Earth Day and Earth Week activities hosted by the Sitka Conservation Society. This year’s parade … Continue reading

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Sitka Sportsman’s Association to host gun and outdoor gear swap on April 21

Do you have unused gun or outdoor gear equipment around the house? Now you can sell it when the Sitka Sportsman’s Association hosts a gun and outdoor gear swap on Saturday, April 21, at the Sitka Sportsman’s Association shooting range … Continue reading

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Alaska Department of Fish & Game to host ‘Bear Aware’ presentation at Sitka Public Library

Brown bears are beginning to stir on the outskirts of town, so the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is reminding residents to practice diligent bear awareness. Residents should make household garbage unavailable to bears, prior to their arrival. … Continue reading

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Earth Month activities include the Parade of the Species, a youth eco-detectives event, gardening classes, free bus rides, and more

Earth Day is on Sunday, April 22, and Earth Week this year is Monday through Sunday, April 16-22. Sitka will host a variety of activities for Earth Week, including a couple of spring clean-up events, a couple of gardening classes, free bus rides, … Continue reading

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