April 14, 2014 Community Happenings

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Silent Auction
    Benefit on Tap
    The public is invited to stop by the Homeport Eatery 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 2, for a silent auction to benefit the Imagination Library in Sitka.
    Bids will be taken on artwork made by children working with local artists. For every $15 raised, a child age 0-5 in Sitka can receive a dozen books.


    Crepes, Pancakes
    At Annual Meet
    Friends of the Library will hold its annual crepes and pancakes meeting 10:30 a.m.-noon April 19 at the library.
    Updates on the library expansion project, discussion of how Friends of the Library can help volunteer for the big move to temporary quarters and a silent auction of artwork and collectible cookie jars loaded with cookies, and pledge challenges are planned.

    ANB to Meet
    On Tuesday
    Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp 1 will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the ANB Founders Hall.
    Due to the Sitka Native Education Program’s end-of-year program being held tonight, the meeting was rescheduled to accommodate the community cultural program.

    Plant Starts
    Now on Sale
    The Sitka Local Foods Network and Sitka Food Co-op are teaming up to make locally grown garden starts available for Sitka food gardeners.
    The plant starts will be available through the Sitka Local Foods Network on the next three monthly Sitka Food Co-op delivery days, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 21, May 19 and June 23, at the Sitka First Presbyterian Church.
    The sale of the plant starts helps benefit the Sitka Local Foods Network. They are from Sitka gardeners and are  plants that do well in Sitka’s climate.
    For more information, contact Keith Nyitray at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    Alaska Day Panel
    Meets Tuesday
     Planning for Sitka’s 2014 mid-October community celebration, the Alaska Day Festival Committee next meets 7 p.m. April 15 and each following third Tuesday of the month.
    Persons having comments about Festival activities or new volunteers are invited to attend the 6:30 p.m. meetings at Centennial Hall or contact Chairman Ted Allio at 747-5124.
    Other trustees for 2014 are Joan Berge, Helen Cunningham, Steve Dalquist (vice chairman), Jen Houx, Lisa Langenfeld, Marsha Lysons, Elaine Strelow (secretary), Linda Trierschield, MaryLou Vilandre, and Ann Wilkinson (treasurer).
    A liaison from the U.S. Coast Guard is to be named. The festival’s mailing address is P.O. Box 1355, Sitka.