Around Town: What’s happening in Cordova

Learn how to make beaded glass balls with local artist Chris Belgarde. April 14-15 from 5 pm- 8 pm in the Ilanka Cultural Center.


Beaded glass ball class 

Learn how to make beaded glass balls with local artist Chris Belgarde. April 14-15 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. in the Ilanka Cultural Center. The cost is $25. Students must provide their own beads, ICC has some small glass balls for sale. For more information or to sign up, call Brooke Johnson at (907) 424-7903.

Cordova Cleanup

Cordova Cleanup Day is April 15, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Meet at the Cordova Center to pick up garbage bags, gloves and cleanup area assignments. A free picnic for volunteers will follow at noon.

PTA Scholarship Dinner

PTA Noel Pallas Scholarship Dinner, April 18, 5 pm -6:30 p.m. at Mt. Eccles Elementary School. The cost is $12/person or $40/family of four, $10 each additional family member. Vegetarian or meat lasagna, plus salad, bread, and dessert. Eat in, or bring your own containers for take-out.

Electronics recycling

An electronics recycling drive will take place April 20-23, on the city lot where aluminum cans and cardboard are currently being accepted, with the electronics Conex open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and locked evenings. All electronics with a cord or battery are accepted!  For more information please call Native Village of Eyak at 424-7738.

Cordova Community Health Fair

The Cordova Community Health Fair will be held on April 22, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Cordova Jr./Sr. High School gymnasium. This is a community-wide event for all ages includes blood tests.


CHS book sale

Cordova High School is selling used library books for $1 a bag every Saturday in April from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. at Cordova High School’s ILP Building.

For more information, contact Sara Hottinger at 907-424-3266.

Moana screening

Disney’s ‘Moana’ will be shown Friday, April 21 at the North Star Theatre in the Cordova Center.

Call for artists

Cordova Museum is asking for submissions to the annual Birds of Paradise show. The deadline to submit framed work to the museum is April 29. The exhibition will be open from May 4 through June 30. Contact the museum at 907-424-6665 for more information.

U.S. Coast Guard Sycamore Open House

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore invites the public to an open house April 29, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy beverages and refreshments, tours of the ship, U.S.C.G.-related activities and more. ID and bag check will be conducted. For more information contact LTJG Samantha Cardoza at 907-424-3434.

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Word of the week

Language: Eyak

Word:  saag

Meaning: Hooligan