Around Town: Sobriety celebration, La Santa Cecilia concert, DU banquet and more

Latin rock Grammy Award winner La Santa Cecilia from Los Angeles, Calif., will perform 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the North Star Theater.

24th Annual Sobriety Celebration and Memorial Potlatch

The Native Village of Eyak’s 24th Annual Sobriety Celebration and Memorial Potlatch, “Riding the Quailiq (Wave) of Sobriety” is Nov. 10-12 at the Cordova High School. Additional events will be located at various venues around town. See this week’s The Cordova Times for a full schedule. Contact Belen Cook for more information at 907-424-7738.

Photography exhibition at Reluctant Fisherman

An exhibition of photographer Mark Hoover’s work will be on display in the dining room at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn’s heART wall through the end of the month.

La Santa Cecilia in concert

Cordova Arts and Pageants presents Latin rock Grammy Award winner La Santa Cecilia from Los Angeles, Calif., in concert 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at North Star Theater. Tickets are available at the door, $20/adults, $10/students/seniors and $50/family. Warm churros and Mexican hot chocolate will be for sale at intermission.

Annual Ducks Unlimited banquet

The Ducks Unlimited Annual Copper Delta Banquet is 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn. For event information and to purchase tickets, contact Ardy Hanson at 907-253-3549.

Historical Society history program

The Cordova Historical Society’s November history program at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Copper River Gallery in the Cordova Center features the story of Doctor William H. Chase. Chase is Cordova’s multi-faceted character, which served as doctor, mayor, big game hunter, pioneer and more. Please join us and learn more about one of Cordova’s historical characters.

Basket auction

The Cordova Community Medical Center is holding a basket silent auction to raise funds for the “Long Term Care — Van Fund.” Stop by CCMC’s main reception area from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until Nov. 23, to bid on baskets.

Food pantry services

The Little Chapel is administering Salvation Army extension food pantry services. People needing assistance can pick up food on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Little Chapel. In an emergency at other times, call the Little Chapel at 907-424-3629. Native Village of Eyak administers food distribution on behalf of the Food Bank of Alaska. For more information on the program, contact Rebecca Calfina at NVE’s office 907-424-7738.

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