Around Town: Learn to knit, Wolverine Basketball fundraiser, Al-Anon returns to Cordova

Yarn Knitting Needles Knitting Cotton Baby Yarn
Learn to knit at The Net Loft every Saturday.

Knitting 101 

The Net Loft is hosting a beginning knitting class for adults with instructor Terri Stavig, every Saturday starting Jan. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Class fee is $75 plus materials. Pre-registration is required. For more information, stop in or call The Net Loft at 907-424-7337. 


Basketball fundraiser 

Cordova Wolverines are having their annual basketball fundraiser dinner and silent auction from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Reluctant Fisherman. Dinner will be choice of seafood or meat lasagna, garlic bread and salad for $25 per plate. See a Wolverine Basketball player to purchase tickets. 


Al-Anon returns 

Al-Anon meetings for friends and family of alcoholics will meet every Monday night at 7 p.m. at the Wellness Center (old DMV office). For more information, contact Katie at 907-965-5909. 


Auditions for “Arsenic & Old Lace”  

Stage of the Tide is hosting auditions for their upcoming comedy performance “Arsenic & Old Lace.” Roles are available for teens and adults. Auditions will take place 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 and Thursday, Jan. 18 in Community Room A of the Cordova Center. The final performance will be March 2-3 at the North Star Theatre in Cordova. For more information, contact Barclay Kopchak at 907-424-7178. 


Cordova Tipoff 

Cordova High School Wolverines basketball teams faceoff with Unalakleet, Palmer JV and ACS JV during the Cordova Tipoff Jan. 18-20 at the Cordova High School Gym. 


Aloha Iceworm 

Cordova’s annual Iceworm Festival is scheduled for Jan. 27 through Feb. 3. For full event details, visitor information, more about volunteering and how to become a sponsor, visit the Iceworm Festival’s official website at 


Ilanka membership drive dinner and Native fashion show 

Ilanka Cultural Center’s Membership Drive Dinner will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the Cordova Center. The event will include a fashion show featuring traditional Alaska Native fashion and a teddy bear silent auction. Tickets are $25 and include a one-year membership to Ilanka Cultural Center, traditional foods, Native fashion show, and Ikumat dance performance. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Brooke Johnson at 907-424-7903. 


Winter White at Copper River Gallery 

Gallery show “Winter White” featuring all local artists continues at The Copper River Gallery in the Cordova Center. The Cordova Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 


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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