April 7, 2014 Community Happenings

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Created on Monday, 07 April 2014 10:35
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Amason Animals
    Topic of Program
    The Sheldon Jackson Museum invites children ages 6-10 and their families to a free, family friendly, At Saxan program 1 p.m. April 19. The topic will be ‘‘Alvin Amason Animals.’’
    Participants will learn about theSugpiaq artist and his whimsical artwork, and paint their own animal in Amason’s style. Space is limited. Call 747-8981 to register.

    Kathleen Beck
    Services Pending
    Services for Kathleen (Kathy) Beck, 65, are pending and will be announced in Tuesday’s Sentinel. She died April 6 at Sitka Community Hospital.
    Those having questions may call Juli Audette at 738-7453.

    Cookies on Sale
    To Benefit Troop
    Girl Scout Troop 4140 is earning funds to travel to Washington and Idaho as part of a service project with the Special Olympics.
    The Troop has extra Girl Scout cookies to sell to cover travel expenses. Samoas and Thin Mints may be purchased by calling Verna Peterson at 623-3996.

    Emblem Club Sets
    Special Meeting   
    The Sitka Emblem Club will meet at 5 p.m. on April 10 at Elks Lodge. Members are being encouraged to attend.
    Supreme President Jackie Fanzo will be visiting. A halibut dinner is planned     in her honor. Dress is social casual for the business-social meeting. Anyone needing a ride or having questions can call  Glade at 730-0630 or 747-8451.

    Prayer Walk Set
    The United Methodist Church will host a Labyrinth Prayer Walk 5-8 p.m. April 9 at the United Methodist Church.
    Labyrinth is a form of meditation and spiritual centering. For more information call 747-8775 or 747-8775, or visit umcsitka.com.

    ‘Parfumerie’ Play
    Tickets on Sale
    Tickets are on sale for the upcoming GSAC Sitka Community Theater production of “Parfumerie” 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Sitka Performing Arts Center.
    The comedy, written originally in Hungarian in 1937, was the basis of the 1940s script for the Jimmy Stewart film “The Shop Around the Corner,” the musical “She Loves Me” and the film “You’ve Got Mail.” The story is set around the staff in a perfume shop in Budapest.
    The play should be enjoyable for ages 10 and up. Material is mostly PG-rated, with no objectionable language.
    Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for students and seniors. Those with questions may call 738-0602.