A scavenger hunt will commence at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20 at Haystack Trail. Rather than collecting objects, participants will draw or write down what they find. For more information, contact Jessica Weaver at 907-424-7738.
60 North Seafoods is hosting an end of season open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21 at 210 Jim Poor Avenue. The community is invited to stop by to try seafood samples and watch a fillet demonstration.
Current Rhythms Studio is clearing out some of their costume collection to raise funds for dance scholarships and activities for the teen North Star Dance Company. The event will take place 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Current Rhythms Studio located at 301 Railroad Row.
Cordova Arts & Pageants presents “Avengers: Endgame” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept 21 at the North Star Theatre. Movie is rated PG-13.
Community health forum
Ilanka Community Health Center’s Community Forum is from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Ilanka Community Health Center’s “Wellness Center” entrance across from the Episcopal Church. Light dinner is provided as well as a chance to win a gift certificate from a local business. Please RSVP by Friday, Sept. 20 by calling 907-424-3622.
Che Apalache concert
A four-man string band based in Buenos Aires, with members from Argentina, Mexico and the U.S. will play at the North Star Theatre at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The event is family friendly and tickets will be available at the door. For questions, contact Paula Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free ‘Bulk Item’ Dump Day
The Eyak Corporation is sponsoring a free “Bulk Item” Dump Day from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Bring items that won’t fit in a dumpster, such as nets, sofas, tires and building materials to the landfill at 17-mile Copper River Highway. Refrigerators, freezers and hazardous waste items can be taken directly to the baler at 1-mile Whitshed Road. No vehicles will be accepted on Sept. 28. For more information, contact the Eyak Corporation at 907-424-7161 or the city baler at 907-424-5600.
An ongoing fundraiser is being conducted for Shawn Stimson, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Donations can be made at any Wells Fargo branch.
Open gym for Cordova’s youth
The Bidarki Rec Center has reserved open gym time for Cordova’s youth. Ages 12 to 18 are welcome to enjoy the gym for free from 1:30-4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For more information, contact the Bidarki at 907-424-7282 or stop by the facility at 103 Council Ave.
Skeet and trap
Join the Cordova Trap & Gun Club every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. and Thursdays 6-8 p.m. for skeet and trap shooting at the Cordova Public Shooting Range out Sheridan Glacier Road. For more information, follow their Facebook page at facebook.com/groups/CDVTrapGun or email CDVTrapGun@gmail.com.
Bidarki adult volleyball
Adults 18 and older are welcome to play open league volleyball 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Bidarki Rec Center. For information on drop-in and membership rates, contact the Bidarki at 907-424-7282 or stop by the facility at 103 Council Ave.
The Bidarki Rec Center opens the upstairs gym for little ones 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Toys, mats and other items are provided so tots and their caregivers can enjoy some free, inside playtime, rain or shine. There is no fee to attend.
Bidarki adult basketball
Adults 18 and older are welcome to play open league basketball 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Bidarki Rec Center. For information on drop-in and membership rates, contact the Bidarki at 907-424-7282 or stop by the facility at 103 Council Ave.
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.
Life Hacks for Kids
Life Hacks for Kids is a free weekly after-school program at Cordova Public Library for students grades four through six. Students will learn useful life skills such as using common household tools, restaurant etiquette and ordering, grocery shopping, laundry, camping, first aid and fire safety, and basic sewing. Stop by the library from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays to participate. For questions, call the library at 907-424-6667.
Join members of St. George’s Episcopal Church on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. at the Cordova Community Medical Center for a gospel sing-along to bring smiles to the long-term residents and hospital staff. For more information contact Belle at 907-424-5143.
Knit & Lit Book Club
Bring your knitting and join the Knit & Lit Book Club at 7 p.m. at the fireplacein the Cordova Public Library, the last Tuesday of every month.
Ilanka community wellness and recovery support circle
A wellness and recovery support circle will meet on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at the Ilanka Wellness Center located at the old DMV office across from St. George’s Episcopal Church. The group is for those wanting to develop skills to live a substances-free life in a safe environment. For more information, call John at 907-424-3622.
Tuesday Night Talks
The Prince William Sound Science Center hosts weekly science lectures September through April. Stay up-to-date on upcoming lecture topics, times and locations and watch past lectures online at pwssc.org/education/Tuesday-night-talks.
A children’s story time activity will be held at the Cordova Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Caregivers must attend.
A Christian program to help overcome issues with substance use, abuse, divorce, fear, anxiety, food, gambling, and other hurts, habits and hang-ups is every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene’s Christian Education Building on Adams Avenue. Childcare is provided. For more information, contact Alan Roemhildt at 907-429-7667 or Amber Wasson at 907-440-7347.
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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.
Free art activities for first graders and up will be held weekly at 3:30 p.m. Fridays at the Cordova Education Room. No school no art.
Homeport Coffee Shop is open from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday nights. Enter at the side door, below the Cordova Community Baptist Church, and enjoy coffee, desserts, free Wi-Fi and board games.
Cordova Disc Golf Club league play
Join the Cordova Disc Golf Club at 4 p.m. Sundays at the base of the Meals Reservoir on Whitshed Road for weekly league play, weather permitting. For more information, follow the club’s Facebook page at facebook.com/CordovaDiscGolfClub or email Micah Renfeldt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attend youth gatherings at 6 p.m. Sunday nights at the Church of the Nazarene Education Building. Students grades 7-12 are welcome. Call Pastor Steve Leppert at 907-429-6262 for more details.