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Sitka Sprouts session on Tuesday is all about bones and skeletons

All about bones and skieletons is the theme for the next session of Sitka Sprouts on Tuesday, Feb. 7. We’ll have a slightly different program set up, with a bunch of cool activities around bones, a story time and play … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprouts session on Tuesday is all about animal adaptations

All about animal adaptations is the theme for the next session of Sitka Sprouts on Tuesday, Jan. 31. We’ll explore the many cool and colorful ways animals show up in the world. Sitka Sprouts is a free, weekly science education … Continue reading

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Eco-Discovery event on Friday, Jan. 13: Help find Bella the Baby Sea Urchin

Help find Bella the Baby Sea Urchin during an Eco-Discovery event. Students from kindergarten to sixth grade and their families can join in the fun from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Jan. 13, at the Sitka Sound Science Center … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club to host two evening winter hikes in January

The Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club will host two evening winter hikes from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 18 and Jan. 25, at locations TBA. We will be exploring some beloved Sitka trails and learning more about the area’s … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center offers Fab Friday program for middle school students

Fab Friday, a science education program for middle-schoolers, will start on Jan. 20. What is Fab Friday? It’s a club hosted by the Sitka Sound Science Center since 2016. This spring, Fab Friday is all about Bots, Bytes, and Bikes. … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprouts returns after two week hiatus to discuss fossils and dinosaurs

All about fossils is the theme for the next session of Sitka Sprouts on Tuesday, Jan. 10. We’re excited to dig for fossils, hammer some rocks, and draw some dinosaurs with you all. Sitka Sprouts is a free, weekly science … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club to host shooting sports: rifle series

The Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club will host a seven-week youth shooting sports: rifle series on Saturdays from Jan. 21 through March 4 at the Sitka Sportsmen’s Association (5211 Halibut Point Road). This program has two age groups, with … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprouts to discuss volcanoes on Tuesday, Dec. 20

All about volcanoes is the theme for the next session of Sitka Sprouts on Tuesday, Dec. 20. This is part of a series on geology, which will continue on Jan. 10 (after a holiday hiatus) with fossils and sedimentary rocks. … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club to host sessions on making dog treats and holiday candles and cards

The Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club will host a two-part Homemade Holidays! series for youth ages 7-older. In the first session, from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, participants will learn how to make dog treats from fish … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprockets Bike Club for youth recruiting new members

The Salty Spoke is recruiting youth to join its monthly Sprockets bike club for youth aged 7-12. Do you know any youth who might be interested in turning some wrenches, learning about bike maintenance, and practicing bicycling skills? The Sitka … Continue reading

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