Community Calendar

 

March 27, 2024



PAJAMA STORY TIME 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Irene Ingle Public Library. Children invited to come read bedtime stories in their PJ’s.

BRAVE is hosting the I Toowú Klatseen (Strengthen Your Spirit) program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through May 9, at the community center. The empowering, confidence-building program for grades 3-5 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, running shoes, an ITK T-shirt and a water bottle. Register online at tinyurl.com/witk2024.

BAKE SALE 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 29, at City Market, to support the annual community cleanup. Donations welcome. Call Paula Rak at 907-305-0309.


TRIBAL CANOE JOURNEY MOVIE NIGHT 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Nolan Center. Dinner, documentaries and discussion regarding the Native canoe movement. Potluck dinner is free and open to all. The event is a fundraiser, too.

NOLAN CENTER THEATER “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” rated PG-13, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The action adventure drama film runs 2 hours and 37 minutes; free of charge. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.


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.

CHILI COOK-OFF 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Nolan Center. Individual entries or businesses are welcome. Sign up by April 10 by calling The Salvation Army, 907-874-3753, or stop in at the Nolan Center or KSTK.


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. Registration is open through Saturday, March 30; sign-up forms at City Market and IGA. To volunteer, 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 through April 26. 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.

- PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS 12:30 to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday with Darren Shilts. For ages 4 years and up. Parent or guardian of kids ages 4-6 will need to be on site for the lesson. Fee: $40 per lesson. 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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