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Out & About - Oct. 3, 2013


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Seahawks sports teams have a busy week

C, JV and Varsity volleyball heads to Nikiski for Friday games. Saturday the Seahawks football team hosts Colony C team for the last game of the season at 2 p.m. Both the boys and girls cross country teams qualified for state. They will be running in Anchorage at Bartlett High School on Saturday. The next booster club meeting is Monday, Oct. 21.

Driver training offered at senior center

AARP will give an all-ages driver training at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. Participants can save on insurance, traffic tickets and driving record points. The charge is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. The training is offered at the Seward Senior Center, 336 Third. Call 224-5604 for information.

Local schools looking for subs

Seward Schools need substitutes in the office and kitchen. Office subs do not need to attend training in Soldotna. They train at the schools and it is paid training. Student Nutrition Services provide three days or shifts paid training for kitchen subs. Those interested can call Randi Broyles at the KPB district office at 714-8845.

Clinics help Sewardites with legal issues

The Alaska Legal Services Corporation is conducting two law clinics on Tuesday, Oct. 15. A Senior Law clinic is at 1 p.m. at the Seward Senior Center and a Family Law clinic is at 4 p.m. at SeaView Community Services. For information visit or call 888-478-2572.

Sign up for fall sports leagues now

Seward Parks and Recreation Department racquetball and recreational volleyball leagues start Mon, Oct. 14. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 9. For details, contact Melanie Hauze at or call 224-4011.

October fun and games at the library

The local guy-brarian will be running a table top role playing game for ages 12 and up, at 6 p.m., Oct. 5 and 19 at the Seward Community Library Museum. Attempt to get a random group of characters through the unthinkable… a class 3 zombie outbreak here in Seward. Refreshments provided. For information call 224-4009 or email,

City sets waste treatment plant meeting

The public is invited to attend the Lowell Point Wastewater Treatment Plant informational meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 in City Hall Council Chambers. A representative from M.L. Foster and city staff will be in attendance.

Give blood at long term care facility

A blood drive at Seward Mountain Haven, 2203 Oak Street, is set for Friday Oct. 11. Eat well, drink plenty of fluids and bring your photo ID. Schedule an appointment with Brittany Swanson at 224-2988.

Drum circle to form at library

Join Seward Drum Circle at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, to explore all types of rhythms with a focus on North African, Middle Eastern, and Latin percussion. Bring a drum or percussion instrument. Even a plastic five gallon bucket and drum sticks will do. Hosted by Kaleido World Percussion and Dance Company at the Seward Community Library Museum.

Fundraiser dramatizes domestic violence

“In Her Shoes” is an interactive and educational walk through the life of a domestic violence victim beginning at the Branson Pavilion, 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12. During this hike you will experience the challenges, obstacles and frustrations a victim and/or their children go through to get help. Men, women and teens are encouraged to participate in the event. An entry fee is required. Call SeaView Community Services at 224-5257 or 422-1030 for information.

Specialist brings skills to local job center

A veterans employment specialist will be available at the Seward Job Center, 809 Second at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16. Job search and placement assistance and other job research related activities including possible training funded through the State of Alaska will be provided.

Citizens to form state parks advisory board

In response to a request from local residents, Alaska State Parks is creating a citizens advisory board in Seward. State park advisory boards are the primary method that state park officials use to involve the public in the management of state parks. To apply for a position on the seven-member Seward State Parks Advisory Board, go to and look under “Current News.” Applications are accepted through Oct. 15.

Foundation introduces program

The Seward Community Foundation’s new Living Treasures program was created so donors can honor friends, relatives and community members who are valued and make a difference. To make a donation honoring a Living Treasure and support the work of local non profits, indicate the person’s name on your check, or in “Additional Instructions” when applying online at For information, e-mail, or call 224-4483.


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