Community Calendar

 

March 13, 2024



STATE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE will be in Wrangell on Thursday, March 14. Immunizations, birth control and STD screening, well-child exams for kids up to age 6, TB screening and medication, Narcan kits and medication disposal bags will be offered. The Public Health Center is in the Kadin Building, 215 Front St. Call 907-723-4611 to make an appointment in advance so the nurse knows what immunizations to bring.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY will be accepted on the state budget 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday March 14, at the Legislative Information Office. The House Finance Committee has allotted specific slots during its hearings for testimony from around the state. There will be a 2-minute time limit per person; sign in between 5:45 and 6 p.m., if possible. This is an opportunity to let the Legislature know what is important to the community. Any questions? Call the office at 907-874-3013.


SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Evergreen Elementary School Room 101. A public hearing to gather input on the draft budget will begin at 6 p.m. Community members can email comments to kpowell@wpsd.us, or can sign up under guests to be heard at the meeting by emailing before 3:30 p.m. that day.

LITTLE LEAGUE VOLUNTEERS needed for coaching, umpiring, scorekeeping, concessions, running the pitching machines, field upkeep and more. Little League is scheduled to start April 1 and end June 15. Coaching positions must be filled before registration can start. Call or text Brianna Schilling at 907-305-0282.

FREE TAX RETURN PREPARATION every Saturday through April 13 at the Nolan Center classroom. Open to everyone, regardless of age. IRS-certified volunteers will prepare and e-file your return for you at no charge. By appointment only. Call Paula at 907-874-3824 or 907-305-0309.


NOLAN CENTER THEATER 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz,” rated G, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. The adventure family fantasy runs 1 hour and 42 minutes; free. Hosted by Island of Faith Lutheran Church. Concession stand will be open. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

BOOK FAIR 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Evergreen Elementary School gym. Open to the public. Call Kendra at 907-874-2321 for more information.


PADDLER’S POTLUCK 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Shoemaker Bay recreation shelter. Whether you prefer the canoe or kayak, raft or rowboat or paddleboard, if you like to explore the waterway, or just want to start doing it this is the place to be, come out and meet folks who share your interests while enjoying stories of trips old and new. Bring a dish to share and dress for the weather.

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT promptly at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at Muskeg Meadows Golf Course. For toddlers through 12 years old. Sponsored by the Elks. Donations of wrapped small pieces of candy, or funds to purchase more coins can be dropped off at the Elks Club or at Angerman’s. Volunteers are needed to help fill plastic eggs and help hide the 1,000-plus eggs on the morning of the hunt.

STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY, 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays. Come enjoy the stories, crafts and snacks at the Irene Ingle Public Library. Call 907-874-3535.

VIRTUES MATTER activities for children, 2:35 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the elementary school music room. An interfaith effort hosted by the Baha’is of Wrangell and open to all. For more information and to register, call Kay Larson, 907-209-9117, or email wrangell@akbnc.org.

WRANGELL PARKS and RECREATION is offering multiple activities to get your body moving. For more information on any of the activities and more visit http://www.wrangellrec.com or call 907-874-2444.

SKATE NIGHT 5 to 7 p.m. Saturdays at the community center gym. Limited quantity and sizes of skates available to borrow. Family focused, kids 12 years and under must be supervised by a parent or adult. Open-gym style activity. Drop-in fee; pay before you skate.

OUTDOOR CHALLENGE through April 28 is built to encourage consistent movement, with a goal of completing at least 30 minutes of exercise 5 to 7 days per week. This challenge is for people of all fitness levels. The participant who completes the most workouts will win a six-month pass to the Parks and Recreation facility; prizes donated by local businesses will be raffled off at the end of the challenge. For ages 14 and up. Registration required for this free activity.

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS PROGRAM 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays through April 9 with Devyn Johnson. The Functional Fitness Program combines current evidence-based information on the physiological and psychological considerations of aging, assessment strategies for older adults, exercise progressions and program design. The goal is to help participants achieve successful lifestyle modifications. $25 fee, plus daily entry fee. Registration required.

CONTINUING EVENTS

PARKS and RECREATION http://www.wrangellrec.com

Open swim is open by appointment. Locker rooms are available.

Arthritis class, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Lap swim, 6 to 7:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Lap/tot swim, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Open swim, 6 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 6 to 7 p.m. Friday; 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Water aerobics class, 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Weight room: 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday

AA Meetings: North Star Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.

Want more attendance at your meeting or event? Send information for Roundup to wrgsent@gmail.com or call 907-874-2301.

 

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