Community Calendar

 

March 20, 2024



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.

BAHA’I NEW YEAR (Naw Ruz) 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the community center. Enjoy a potluck dinner, short program and social. Family oriented. Call 907-209-9117 for more information.

STIKINE HOOPS INVITATIONAL, middle school-age girls basketball tournament Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, at the high school gym. Games start at 11 a.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. With AAU teams from Wrangell, Petersburg and Ketchikan, plus the Wrangell Lady Wolves junior varsity team.

KSTK ART AUCTION Friday, March 22, at the Nolan Center. Tickets to the annual fundraiser are $25. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction starts at 7 p.m.

ATTIC TREASURES and MEXICAN LUNCH 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with lunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 23, at St. Rose Parish Hall. Lunch is $12. Browse a selection of attic treasures and a variety of desserts available for sale.

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.

BRAVE is hosting the I Toowú Klatseen (Strengthen Your Spirit) program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, March 26 through May 9, at the community center. Intended as an empowering, confidence-building program for grades 3-5; it incorporates Southeast Alaska values, running and a sense of community to help kids learn what it means to strengthen their spirit. Free, for kids of all cultures, physical abilities and backgrounds. Participants will be provided with healthy snacks, plus running shoes, an ITK T-shirt and a water bottle. Register online at tinyurl.com/witk2024.

TRIBAL CANOE JOURNEY MOVIE NIGHT 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Nolan Center.

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 the morning of the hunt.

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.

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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