Tag Archives: recreation opportunities

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

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Lucky Herring is Eco-Discovery Day topic March 17 at Sitka Sound Science Center

Join us for an epic herring journey from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 17, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Participate in games and activities to learn what it takes for a herring to go from egg to adult. … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sitka Youth Sleuths needed Jan. 28 for Eco-Discovery Day at Sitka Sound Science Center

Attention, calling all Sitka Youth Sleuths! Bella the Baby Sea Urchin has been swept away by a strong ocean current and she can’t be found. We need your help. Come to the Sitka Sound Science Center between 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fundraising dinner and dessert auction for Sitka Community Playground is Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Elks Lodge

Help raise funds for Sitka’s first American Disabilities Act-compliant playground by attending the Sitka Community Playground dinner from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Sitka Elks Lodge #1662. The event features a dessert auction after a meal of lasagna … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sitka Community Playground group to meet Jan. 15 to work on FUNdraising projects

The new Sitka Community Playground project has been designed (see concept video at bottom of story), and now we need to raise funds to purchase equipment that inspires play and imagination in our children. The next meeting to help organize the FUNdraising campaign will … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club to offer outdoor survival skills series for youth

Registration is open for the Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club‘s Intro to Outdoor Survival Series. The series is for kids ages 8 and older. It features six sessions, from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays starting on Jan. 17 and culminating with … Continue reading

Posted in Kids and nature, Outdoor events, Outdoor programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,