Around Town: “Loving Vincent”, the Quebe Sisters and PWSSC Sea Squirts program

"Loving Vincent" will be performed at the North Star Theatre on February 24.

Diabetes Self-Management Class

Native Village of Eyak is offering a Diabetes Self-Management Class for six weeks from Feb. 7 through March 14, at the Wellness Center (old Department of Motor Vehicles office). Participants will learn how to manage their diabetes, create action plans and communicate with their health care professionals. The class is open to diabetics and their caregivers and tribal and non-tribal members who are currently patients at Ilanka Medical Clinic. Participants will receive fresh produce every week they attend and if they attend all six classes will receive a monthly Full Circle box for one year. To register, or for more information, call Katie Goodale at 907-424-7738.

 

Knit your first sweater: The flax sweater

The Net Loft is hosting a four-session knitting class on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. starting Feb. 10 through March 3. Join Sally Bennett and learn the techniques needed to make your first sweater. The class costs $50, plus materials. The pattern is free, and participants get 10 percent off class materials. Pre-registration is required.

 

PWSSC Sea Squirts program

The Prince William Sound Science Center is hosting its monthly Sea Squirts program for children ages 3 to 5 at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Cordova Center education room. The theme this month will be hearts.

 

“Loving Vincent”

Cordova Arts & Pageants presents “Loving Vincent” at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at the North Star Theatre. The film features 65,000 hand-painted frames painted by 125 artists. To view the trailer and learn more about the film visit http://lovingvincent.com/.

 

American Red Cross disaster classes

The American Red Cross of Alaska is offering free disaster classes from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and 25 at the fire hall. Call Joanie Behrends for details at 763-242-6535.

 

The Quebe Sisters Concert

The Quebe Sisters will be performing Texas swing and harmonies at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the North Star Theatre.

 

Moms, Pops and Tots!

This play group is open for children ages birth to 4 years old and will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays (throughout the school year) at the Masonic Lodge. The group focuses on exploring developmental issues and building on each child’s strengths through large-motor skills play, small-motor skills play, pretend play and sensory play. For more details contact Katie Goodale at 907-424-2232 or Cheryl Eleshansky at 907-424-2238.

 

Al-Anon returns to Cordova

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

 

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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