Out & About — Sept. 13, 2012
Jazz Ambassadors perform Monday
The Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 at Seward High School auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are free and available at the high school, Seward Community Library and Resurrect Art.
KPC offers yoga
Yoga instruction is offered this fall by Kenai Peninsula College Resurrection Bay Extension Site. Gail Burard will teach the 10-class beginning class which starts Oct. 4. Students will learn yoga postures, breathing and relaxing techniques. The sessions are an hour and a half beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Seward High School cafeteria. Call or email KPC’s Resurrection Bay Extension Site Coordinator Jackie Marshall for information at 224-2285 or email@example.com
Nurse Kelley joins health center
The Seward Public Health Center is welcoming Public Health Nurse (PHN) Jennifer Kelley. Kelley will step into the role of PHN serving the communities of Seward, Moose Pass and Hope. Clinic hours begin again on Sept. 24 and are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Appointments can be made by calling 224-5567.
Pirate fun planned
Downtown Seward businesses are taking part in Talk Like a Pirate Day from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. The event includes a costume contest. Participating businesses are Hotel Seward, Seward Alehouse, Tony’s Bar and Yukon Bar.
Arts council membership drive planned
The Seward Arts Council membership drive is set for 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Chinook’s Waterfront. The evening will include live music, a silent auction, Luna Dance Circle and Chocomama Chocolate Fountain. The annual membership fee is $25 and will include a burger and brew on membership drive night.
Christmas, art and craft donations wanted
Seward Senior Center is collecting donations of new and old Christmas decorations, craft supplies, and art and wall decor as part of a fundraiser to purchase a new van for the center. The fundraiser is 10 a.m.-3p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. A lunch of tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The center is at Third and Jefferson.
SPD offers opportunity to safely dispose of medicines
An opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Safeway.
The Seward Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will coordinate the drug take back and the medications for disposal can be taken to Safeway Pharmacy on Sept. 29. The service is free and anonymous. No questions will be asked.
The Seward Police Department, in Seward City Hall at Fourth and Adams, accepts unused prescription medications for destruction anytime.
Art festival entries being accepted
Entries are being accepted for the Community Art Show, which is held at the Seward Music & Arts Festival in late September. The artwork can be in any medium and this year’s theme is Alaskan Wood Frog. Contact Bethany Waggoner at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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