JH volleyball player/parent meeting, city council and childbirth education

JH volleyball parent/player meeting

The Junior High volleyball parent/player meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the Cordova Jr./Sr. High School library/media center. Students should be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Practice will begin Thursday, Jan. 10 from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. at Mt. Eccles Elementary School.

Tuesday Night Talk

Join the Prince William Sound Science Center for their first Tuesday Night Talk of the year, “How to tag a herring, and where do they go afterwards?” by Ben Gray and Mary Anne Bishop at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 on the third floor of the U.S. Forest Service building.

City Council meeting

Due to lack of quorum for the Jan. 2 city council meeting, the next Cordova City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 in community rooms A & B at the Cordova Center. In addition, the meetings are streamed and uploaded to the City’s Youtube page, https://www.youtube.com/user/cathyrhs.

Childbirth education

A course on childbirth education will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Ilanka Community Health Center. The course will cover the process of labor and birth, relaxation, birth interventions, breastfeeding, postpartum care and care of the newborn. It is free, but participants must pre-register due to limited space. To register, or for more information, contact Karin Siebenmorgen, RN at 907-424-3622.

Holiday Art Show

The Cordova Museum’s annual Holiday Art Show is open at the Copper River Gallery in the Cordova Museum at the Cordova Center. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Food pantry services

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 at 907-424-7738.

MONDAYS

Moms, Pops and Tots!

A play group for children from infants to 4 years old is open from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Masonic Lodge. The group focuses on exploring developmental issues and building on each child’s strengths through large-motor and small-motor skills play, pretend play and sensory play. For more information contact Katie Goodale, Tribal Family Services Director, at 907-424-7738.

Al-Anon in Cordova

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

WEDNESDAYS

Little Ones at Storytime

Little Ones at Storytime, with youth services librarian Anna Hernandez, is 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the Cordova Public Library. Join Anna for stories, songs, and finger plays, geared toward preschool ages. There will be no Storytime Dec. 23-30.

Teen Art

Teen Art with Paula Payne will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays in the Education Room at the Cordova Center. There will be no Teen Art Dec. 23-30.

FRIDAYS

Morning Music

Morning music is back from 8:05 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays at the Mt. Eccles Elementary School music room for kindergarten through sixth grade students. Learn to sing and play fiddles, guitar, ukulele, bass, banjo and mandolin. Older students and parents are needed as helpers. Pre-schoolers are welcome to come with their care givers. For more information call Belle Mickelson at 907-424-5143.

After School Art

After School Art with Debbie Carlson will be held 3-4 p.m. Fridays in the Education Room at the Cordova Center. This program is geared towards grades 1-4. There will be no After School Art Dec. 23-30.

Patch the Pirate Kids Club

Patch the Pirate Kids Club will be held 3-5 p.m. Fridays at the MorningStar Independent Baptist Church, 412 First St., for children grades first through sixth.

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