Around Town: Mario Kart 8, PFD deadline, virtual handcrafting

Cordova, as seen from Cordova Harbor. (March 20, 2020) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Business closures and service changes

Scan the QR code or visit bit.ly/covidbizlist to see the current status of local businesses. This service is provided by the Cordova Chamber of Commerce. 

If you have a listing and would like to be included or have an update to your current listing, please contact:
Jessicca Morningstar
(907) 424-7260
programs@cordovachamber.com

Event listings

Chenega Day
Chenega Day is Friday, March 27.

Seward’s Day
Seward’s Day is Monday, March 30.

CORDOVID tournament
If you have a Nintendo Switch and Mario Kart 8, a new daily Mario Kart activity allows you to socialize from your couch. Join the CORDOVID tournament, starting at 6:30 p.m. each day (at least while school is out). Learn how to join the tournament by visiting cdv.to/867a5 online. Tournament code: 1982-0695-3003. Don’t forget to join the voice chat during the race.

2020 PDF deadline
The deadline for filing for the 2020 Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend is 11:59 p.m. on March 31. Mailed in 2020 PFD applications must be postmarked by March 31 in order to be considered timely. Visit pdf.alaska.gov to file online.

Ongoing

Morning Music
Due to schools being closed to student access at this time, Belle Mickelson and Kim Menster are coordinating to make sheet music and instruments available to students. For more information, contact Belle at 907-424-5143.

Mondays

Have a Monday reoccurring public event?
Email details to share@thecordovatimes.com for possible inclusion in Around Town. It’s free!

Tuesdays

Have a Tuesday reoccurring public event?
Email details to share@thecordovatimes.com for possible inclusion in Around Town. It’s free!

Wednesdays

Net Loft virtual handcrafting
The Net Loft is hosting a virtual handcraft gathering at their usual in-person meeting time of noon on Wednesday. Follow the link us04web.zoom.us/j/342228580, Meeting ID: 342 228 580 and sign in on Zoom to join the group from your home computer or phone. All are welcome. If it goes well, they will continue to meet online until in-person meetings can resume. For questions, call Amy at 907-988-8000.

Regular City Council meetings
Regular meetings are scheduled at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Cordova Center Community Rooms A & B. The agenda is established on the Friday prior to each meeting date and posted at the post office, library, city hall lobby, the Cordova Center entrance bulletin board and on the city website at cityofcordova.net. Watch council meetings on YouTube at youtube.com/user/cathyrhs.

Thursdays

Skeet and trap
Join the Cordova Trap & Gun Club every Thursday around 6:30 p.m. for skeet 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.

Fridays

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 711 1st street the old troopers building, for children grades first through sixth.

Saturdays

Have a Saturday reoccurring public event?
Email details to share@thecordovatimes.com for possible inclusion in Around Town. It’s free!

Sundays

Skeet and trap
Join the Cordova Trap & Gun Club every Sunday from 1-3 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.


Visit our event calendar at thecordovatimes.com/events. Have an upcoming event? Submit it at thecordovatimes.com/submit-your-event or email suggestions for Around Town to share@thecordovatimes.com.