Out & About — August 23, 2012
Open house planned for Founders’ Day
On Founders’ Day the Resurrection Bay Historical Society will hold an open house from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 28. The celebration of Seward’s 109th birthday will include a birthday cake, refreshments and door prizes. The museum is at 336 Third.
Ocean Sciences Club starts
Alaska SeaLife Center will host a new after-school club for middle and high school students beginning in September. The center is holding a informal information session at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27 at the center. Refreshments will be provided. The club will be free for students because it is funded through a grant from Seward Community Foundation. For information call 224-6306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cruise supports local emergency service efforts
A dinner cruise to Fox Island on Saturday, Aug. 25 will raise funds for the Phoenix Chapter of Alaska Firefighters Association. The evening features a sightseeing cruise aboard a Kenai Fjords Tours vessel to Fox Island for a prime rib and salmon dinner, and outcry and silent auctions. The Phoenix Chapter includes Seward Volunteer Fire Department, Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Moose Pass Volunteer Fire Department and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The four groups come together for advance training and education for emergency responders. The donation is $50 per person and 140 seats are available. Tickets are available at Seward Fire Department, 316 Fourth, 224-3445.
Car show planned
The 10th annual Eddy’s Auto Car Show is planned for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 at Bear Creek RV Park. All entries are welcome and this year’s theme is Fantasy. Trophies and certificates will be awarded. Everyone is welcomed.
Fall Fun Re-Run coming up
The Fall Fun Re-Run 5-kilometer foot race is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Exit Glacier. The event benefits Seward Parks and Recreation Department programs, and the entry fee for those who register online at www.cityofseward.us is $25. Registration the day of the race is $35. Participants will receive a T-shirt from a former SPRD event. Check in is 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at SPRD gym. Day of the race registration begins at 10 a.m. Information is available by calling 224-4054.
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