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April 10, 2024



FEDERAL DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday, April 12, at the Nolan Center for Wrangell residents affected by the Nov. 20 landslides. Residents can register for federal assistance, check the status of their application, learn about disaster assistance programs, meet with a federal Small Business Administration representative, and obtain additional information and resources about protecting themselves and their property from future disasters. Apply by calling Alaska Helpline at 866-342-1699 or visit http://www.disasterassistance.gov.

NOLAN CENTER THEATER “Dune: Part Two,” rated PG-13, at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14. The action adventure drama runs 2 hours and 46 minutes; tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children under age 12. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Next weekend: “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.”

CHILI COOK-OFF 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Nolan Center. Individual entries or businesses are welcome; prizes will be awarded. Sign up by April 10 by calling The Salvation Army, 907-874-3753, or stop in at the Nolan Center or KSTK. Admission: $5 per person. This is a fundraiser for The Salvation Army food pantry.

BRAVE will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the library. Open to everyone in person or online at https://washington.zoom.us/j/93896331255.

RUMMAGE and BAKE SALE 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the American Legion. No set prices, just make a donation. This is a fundraiser for students traveling to Washington, D.C., in the Close Up program.

ANNUAL CHAMBER DINNER and AUCTION 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Stikine Inn. Tickets are $100. A night of community awards, silent auction, dessert auction and more. Call the chamber to reserve a seat, 907-874-3901.

“BLUE TICKET” 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, at the Nolan Center. Free. Video recording of a historical fiction play depicting a time in Juneau’s history when men suspected of being gay were sent away on the ferry with one-way tickets. A discussion with the playwright will follow. Sponsored by St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Island of Faith Lutheran Church and Community Roots.

“THE PRINCESS BRIDE” 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Nolan Center. Free. Presented by Island of Faith Lutheran Church as part of its retro-movie program. The concession stand will be open.

WRANGELL COMMUNITY CLEANUP 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 20, starting at the Evergreen Elementary gym. Trash bags will be provided. Cash prizes for trash volunteers. Lunch will be served at noon.

COMMUNITY MARKET 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Nolan Center. $10 a table for vendors. Register with jarnold@wrangell.com or awade@wrangell.com, or call 907-874-3770.

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.

OPEN GYM VOLLEYBALL 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the community center gym. Wear sporty clothes and gym shoes. For ages 14 and up. Drop-in rates apply.

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.

TOT SWIM 11:30 to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. For guardians and children 5 years old and under. Toys and “pool noodles” available.

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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