Around Town: What’s happening in Cordova

Moana screening

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

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.

CHS book sale

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


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

Celebrating 28 years

The Prince William Sound Science Center presents their Anniversary Reception & Film Debut on Friday, April 21 at the Cordova Center. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with staff and board members, intertidal-critter touch tank, appetizers, cake and beverages. At 6:15 p.m. watch the new short film “Resilience: Our Path to the Future,” followed by Dr. Rob Campbell talking about climate change.

Community Health Fair and NEW Parade of Paws

The Community Health Fair is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22 at the Cordova High School gym. Free health screenings, tables representing different health related services, and door prizes, including two children’s bikes. The 2×2 cancer walk and head shaving starts at 11 a.m. in the gym commons. New this year, is the Parade of Paws dog walk and costume contest. Folks with dogs will meet and join the 2×2 cancer walkers at noon at the baseball field. Dog judging will take place at the fire station at the end of the Cancer Walk. Doggie prizes will be awarded for various categories.

Annual shooting range clean-up and BBQ

The Cordova Trap & Gun Club is hosting its annual clean-up 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at the Sheridan Glacier Shooting Range. Gloves, rakes, shovels, bags and beverages will be provided. BBQ to follow.


Dressed to Kill 2017, a fundraising event for the Parks and Recreation Department is set for 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn. Admission is $20 and proceeds will be used to fix Skaters Cabin. Men are welcome in at 11:30 p.m. Pre-event tickets available for purchase at Bidarki.

Ham shoot

The Cordova Trap & Gun Club’s Annual Ham Shoot is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday April 23 at the Sheridan Glacier Shooting Range. The event is open to members and non-members of all shooting abilities and ages. Spectators welcome to attend. Hearing and eye protection will be provided. Shotgun ammo available for purchase.

SERVS spring fishing vessel training

April 24 through May 2. See Kelsey Appleton at CDFU for more information or call 907-424-3447.

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.

Keep calm, it’s just a drill

The Alaska Marine Highway System, CVFD-Fire and EMS, police, troopers, USFS, CCMC and USCG are having a disaster drill at the Ferry Terminal from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday April 29.

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