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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 11, 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 11, 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 Conservation Society brings back Parade of the Species costume walk on Earth Day

There will be eagles and jellyfish and herring, Oh My! Join us at 3:30 p.m. this Earth Day, Friday, April 22, for the 2022 Parade of the Species. After missing two years due to Covid-19, this is the 19th Parade … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates spring with a weekend of community events on April 23-24

SITKA, Alaska — As summer quickly approaches, Sitka National Historical Park offers family friendly activities over the weekend of April 23 and 24 to celebrate the upcoming season. April 23 — JR. RANGER DAY, 1-3 pm This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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Sitka Outdoor Challenge 2022 kicks off in April with lots of events for kids

It’s time for the Sitka Outdoor Challenge 2022 — a slate of free and fun family activities during April, May, and June. Sign up here to enter drawings. https://forms.gle/gLk1Mz6TYomLgkbd7. This event is also known as the Sheet’ká Active Family Outdoor … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club to offer series of youth summer camps

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club is offering a variety of short summer camps for youth in Sitka starting in June. The Sitka 4-H club is supported through a partnership between the Sitka Conservation Society and the University of Alaska … Continue reading

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Banff Film Festival tickets on sale now at Hames Athletic Center and Old Harbor Books

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will make a stop in Sitka as part of its annual world tour, and tickets are available now at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center and at Old Harbor Books. The Sitka screening takes place at … Continue reading

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Eco-Discovery event on Friday, Feb. 20: 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, Feb. 20, at the Sitka Sound Science Center … Continue reading

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2019-20 Sitka Sprouts program plants the seeds of science for a new generation

Plant the Seeds of Science in the next generation! The Sitka Sprouts free nature education program for kids ages 3-5 and their parents meets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Each session includes a story, … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 8, 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 8, 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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AK Experience Camp gives youth a chance to experience Alaska skills and adventure

The 2019 AK Experience Camp is fast approaching (July 22-28 at Rainbow Glacier Camp in Haines, near the Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds), so it’s time to sign up your Southeast Alaska youth ages 11-18 now. Registration is on a … Continue reading

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