Election, Diabetes Self-Management Class and CHS basketball

The Cordova Jr./Sr. High School girls varsity basketball team. Back row: Keyona Mattson, 21, Abby Bourgeois, 12, Riley Butler, 40, Cali Sjostedt, 22, Gwethyln Jacob, 30, and Inga Arvidson, 23. Front row: Jieller Tabara, 20, Edrea Navarro, 10, and Alana Esquerra, 11. Photo courtesy Cordova High School

Cordova Regular Election

Voting hours for the Cordova regular election will be from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at the Cordova Center Education Room.

CHS basketball playoffs

The 2A Interior Conference playoffs, hosted at the Cordova Jr./Sr. High School, will begin at 9 a.m. March 7 with the last scheduled game at 3 p.m. March 9.

CFRC Annual Dinner

Join the Cordova Family Resource Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15 at the Cordova Center for their annual dinner catered by Fork & Spoon. CFRC is celebrating 26 years of service in Cordova. The dinner is free for members, $18 for adults, $9 for children 6-16 and free for children five and younger. To reserve a plate in advance, call 907-424-5674. 


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.


TUESDAYS

Diabetes Self-Management Class

A five-week Diabetes Self-Management program for those diagnosed with diabetes, and their caregivers, will be held Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon, beginning March 5, at the Ilanka Wellness Center (old DMV). This program is open to tribal and community members. Seating is limited. For more information, or to register, contact Native Village of Eyak Tribal Family Services Director Katie Goodale at 907-424-7738.

Healthcare series online seminars

The 2019 Winter Geriatric Healthcare Series, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, online via the University of Washington, began Jan. 8 and will continue through March 12 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Each session costs $10 per person or $60 for the entire series. Retirees, students and volunteers who do not need credits or certificates do not need to register and can attend for free. Register online at www.akcache.org. The March 5 session will be “Abuse and Neglect in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults”, by Kris Fredrickson, MSW Clinical Social Worker/Seattle VA Medical Center.

Gospel sing-along

Join members of the St. George Episcopal Church on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. at the Cordova Community Medical Center for their Tuesday gospel sing-along, started in honor of Frances Mallory, and led by Christina Vican and Rev. Belle Mickelson. Anyone who wants to sing or play gospel songs is welcome to join to bring smiles to the long-term residents and hospital staff. For more information contact Belle on 907-424-5143.


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.

Teen Art

Teen Art with Paula Payne will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays in the Education Room at the Cordova Center.

Open studio life drawing

An open studio life drawing class Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m., begins Jan. 30 at the Cordova Center education room. A model fee donation of $5-10 is suggested and drop-ins are welcome. For more information call Paula Payne at 907-424-6667.


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.

Patch the Pirate Kids Club

Patch the Pirate Kids Club will be held 3-5 p.m. Fridays at the MorningStar Independent Baptist Church, at their new location at the old troopers building, for children grades first through sixth.


SATURDAYS

AC gift card distribution

The Salvation Army will distribute AC gift cards the third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at the AC store for February, March and April. The gift cards are $25 each. Eligibility is based on income and number of people in the household. For more information, contact Larry Goodale at 907-401-1463 or Katie Goodale at 907-965-5909.


SUNDAYS

Movies with Alec

Join librarian Alec for Sunday Movies from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Education Room in the Cordova Center. Free popcorn is provided. Choose from the movie selection at the library. First come, first serve. The event is free for the public.

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