The Church of the Nazarene is serving corned beef and cabbage meals starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Salvation Army building.
Cordova School District’s spring break is March 14-18 with fourth quarter beginning Monday, March 21.
St. Patrick’s Day is Thursday, March 17
March Book Madness
The Cordova School District is hosting a free book giveaway. New books for all ages are available now through March downstairs at Mt. Eccles Elementary School district office on Second Street, left of the bus loading zone. Stop by during regular office hours before spring break and load up on great reading materials. Donations accepted.
Intro to American Sign Language
The class is FREE from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 17, through April 7, at City Hall Community Room A. To register, please email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org with Intro to ASL in the subject line.
Student Art Show
Cordova Museum’s Copper River Gallery presents a Student Art Show by Mt. Eccles Elementary School from April 1-30. Opening reception is 5-6 p.m. Friday, April 1, followed by the movie “Encanto” at 6 p.m. in the North Star Theater.
Small Glories live concert
Canadian folk singer-songwriter duo, The Small Glories, will play live 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at the North Star Theater. Visit the band page at thesmallglories.com.
Copper River Royal
Cordova’s high-fashion gala, Dressed to Kill, is back this year with the theme Copper River Royal. Funds raised will go towards Alaska Adventure Learning, a Cordova summer camp program. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 30, at The Reluctant Fisherman with ladies only from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and gentlemen welcome after 11 p.m. Tickets now available for purchase at The Reluctant.
Friends of the Sound, a display of original artworks by Skyler Lewis is on display now through March 26 at the Copper River Gallery.
CCMC is looking to start a support group for individuals identifying within the LGBTQ community and/or parents of those identifying within the LGBTQ community. If you have any interest, please complete the survey at tinyurl.com/CDVLGBTQ so that group planning can occur to ensure appropriate group identification and privacy. Interest will drive dates and times.
Sugt’stun for Beginners
Learn Sugt’stun (Alutiiq) with Shyla from 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday via Zoom. Email email@example.com for more info.
Pajama Read Along
Cordova Public Library’s Pajama Read Along takes place 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on Instagram at cordovapubliclibraryreads.
Storytime for Little Ones
Cordova Public Library’s Storytime for Little Ones takes place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. To participate, follow “cordovapubliclibraryreads” on Instagram. For more information, contact Anna Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Studio Life Drawing
Drawing and painting for fun and relaxation is available 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at the Cordova Center Education Room. Drop-ins welcome. Masks required. $5-10 suggested model fee donation. This class will also encompass Beginning Oil Painting if there is interest. For more info, contact Paula at 907-424-6665 or email email@example.com.
Moms, Pops & Tots Storytime
Storytime is 9:30 a.m. Thursdays via Teams. Register in advance to receive the Zoom invite by contacting Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 907-424-2246.
Join local musicians for Morning Music from 8-8:40 a.m. Fridays at Mt. Eccles Elementary School. Download free song videos, songbooks, and fiddle tabs at cordovamusiccamp.org. Cordova 4H has ukuleles, tuners and soft padded ukulele cases available for purchase. Call Karen Swartzbart at 907-253-3421 to borrow an instrument.
After School Art (is back on!)
After School Art is geared for ages 8 and up from 1:30 to 3:30 Fridays in the Education Room of the Cordova Center. Please bring a mask. For more info, call 907-424-6662 or email email@example.com.
Pen Pal Program
Write to Cordova Hospital Residents with their Pen Pal Program. Mail Pen Pals for Residents Program, Cordova Community Medical Center, P.O. Box 160, Cordova, AK 99574.
Cordova Public Library
Cordova Public Library is open to the public and for curbside delivery from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 907-424-6667 or email requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free online books
Go to adl.overdrive.com and click “Sign in.” Select Cordova Public Library from drop-down list and enter your library card number. The PIN is 99574. Need help or your card number? Email email@example.com or call 907-424-6667.
Knit & Lit Book Club
Book discussions, knitting and other handicrafts via Zoom at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month. Meeting ID and password posted the day of the meeting. For more info, email Anna Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regular City Council meetings
City Council meets 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month. Visit cityofcordova.net for more info. Watch Council meetings on YouTube at youtube.com/user/cathyrhs.
Local COVID-19 testing, vaccines and boosters
To schedule a free COVID-19 test, vaccination or booster, contact Ilanka Community Health Center at 907-424-3622 or Cordova Community Medical Center at 907-424-8200.
The Salvation Army food pantry is located at 514 First St. Primary distribution is 4-6 p.m. the third Monday of each month. If you need food assistance or are interested in volunteering, please contact Katherine Mead at 907-429-7177. Non-perishable food donations can be dropped in the donation box at AC Value Center.
Health & Hope
A safe place for family and friends of those dealing with addiction to get support and information from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ilanka Community Health Center (across from the Episcopal Church). Contact Elizabeth King (Sound Alternatives) at 907-424-8300 or John Yakanak (ICHC) at 907-424-3622 for more info.
Meet from 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Pastor Steve’s home. Call 907-244-9406 or 907-347-2286 for additional details.
NVE Recovery Circle
A safe environment where you and your anonymity are honored. Meet 7-8:30 pm. Tuesdays at Ilanka Wellness Center (old DMV space across from the Episcopal Church). Contact John Yakanak at 907-424-3622 for more info.
Visit our event calendar at thecordovatimes.com/events. Have an upcoming event? Email email@example.com.