Tag Archives: recreation opportunities

Hames Wellness Center to host five-week Backpacking 101 class in October

Want to learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure? Backcountry snowboarder and outdoor enthusiast Meridith Condon, a National Outdoor Leadership School Instructor, will teach a five-week Backpacking 101 class in October at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The … Continue reading

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Celebrate Founders Day on Friday at the Sitka National Historical Park

Come on by to celebrate Founders Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center. Founders Day is the annual celebration of the establishment of the National Park Service. This … Continue reading

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Sitka Maritime Heritage Society to host summer camp, harbor walk, and a treasure hunt

The Sitka Maritime Heritage Society is hosting a summer camp, waterfront/harbor walk and a treasure hunt during August. The Sails, Knots and What-Nots summer camp takes place on Monday, July 31, though Friday, Aug. 4, and is geared toward youth … Continue reading

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KCAW-Raven Radio to host Only Fools Run At Midnight on Saturday, June 24

Mark your calendars! Sitka’s wildest running event, the 14th annual Only Fools Run at Midnight, is coming up at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, with a brand new course. The race starts and finishes at Harrigan Centennial Hall and follows … Continue reading

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National Get Outdoors Day celebrates its 10th anniversary on Saturday, June 10

Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry are again teaming up to host the 10th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation. On Saturday, June 10, … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 10, at Swan Lake in Sitka

Kids, get your lucky fishing hats and join the party. The annual Kids Fishing Day is set for Saturday, June 10, at Swan Lake here in Sitka. The lake recently was stocked with wild rainbow trout, and with fish measuring … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park switches to summer hours on Sunday, April 30

Beginning Sunday, April 30, Sitka National Historical Park will transition to its summer hours of operation. The park’s visitor center will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ranger-led interpretive programs will be held daily, with topics focusing on … Continue reading

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