December 30, 2013 Community Happenings

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Created on Monday, 30 December 2013 12:31
Published on Monday, 30 December 2013 12:31
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Retirement Party
    For Glenn Howard
    A retirement party for Glenn Howard Jr. is set Jan. 3 at the Sitka Elks Lodge. Dinner will be 6-8 p.m. followed by music and dancing 8 p.m.-midnight.
    Howard is retiring from the Sitka Pioneers Home after 25 years of service.

    Museum Closed
    Sheldon Jackson Museum will be closed Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. Winter hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will resume Jan. 2.



    Discovery Days
    At Science Center
    The next Sitka Sound Science Center Discovery Days event will be an Aquarium Sleepover Jan. 4.
    Kids ages 7-10 and their parents are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is needed for this annual pass-holder event. Contact SSSC to register or for more information at 747-8878.




    Masquerade
    Ball Jan. 1
    Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood are cosponsoring a benefit New Year’s Masquerade Ball for family fun 6 p.m. Jan. 1 at the ANB Founders Hall.
    An eclectic variety of dance music will be played, and admission is free; however, a donation jar will be available at the door to contribute toward the final renovation projects at the hall, including finishing the kitchen.
    Costumes, whether recognizable or incognito, are being encouraged. A raven and crow call contest, the Haa Gu game, and other traditional ANB/ANS games are planned along with potluck desserts, snacks, and refreshments. For further information call Katherine Howard at 752-3420.

    ALFA to Meet,
    Discuss Halibut
    The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association will meet 5-7 p.m. Jan.  10 at the Sitka Sound Science Center meeting room to discuss halibut catch limits and proposals.
    For more information call 747-3400.