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Tickets go on sale Jan. 19 for Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival showing in Sitka

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will make a stop in Sitka as part of its annual world tour, and tickets go on sale Thursday, Jan. 19, at Old Harbor Books and the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprouts program at Sitka Sound Science Center on hold until January 2017

The Sitka Sound Science Center‘s weekly Sitka Sprouts program for ages 3-5 will be canceled for the next three weeks. We will resume the Sitka Sprouts program the first second week of January 2017. (UPDATE: The first Sitka Sprouts event of 2017 … Continue reading

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Sitka to host its local Christmas Bird Count event on Sunday, Jan. 1

This year is the National Audubon Society‘s 117th 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. 1. During this event, local teams will … Continue reading

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Sitka 4-H program hosts Winter Wonders Camp on Dec. 19-21

Join the Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program for a Winter Wonders Camp over winter break from Monday to Wednesday, Dec. 19-21. Activities include service at the Sitka Pioneers’ Home, hiking, plant identification, creating nature inspired art, and more. There will be … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program to hold open house on Thursday, Oct. 20, at UAS Sitka Campus

Sitka youth ages 5-18 and their parents are invited to an open house from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus for the Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program. The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program … Continue reading

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Sitka Sprouts plants the seeds of science for a new generation

Plant the seeds of science in the next generation. Sitka children ages 3-5 can gather at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Sitka Sound Science Center for this free program. We read a story each week and do a craft … Continue reading

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Tenth annual Sitka Health Summit to take place on Friday, Oct. 21, at UAS Sitka Campus

Do you have any good community wellness ideas for Sitka? It’s time 10th annual Sitka Health Summit planning day, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, in Room 229 at the University of Alaska Southeast … Continue reading

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