National Trails Day, HAM Radio course, fisheries award reception

A man hikes down Ski Hill as boats leave the harbor on Friday, June 1, 2018. (Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times)

Grand Opening

Seaside Salon is hosting a grand opening from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at their new downtown location at 412 First Street. The community is invited to stop by for refreshments, check out the new space and enter to win free giveaways.

National Trails Day

Join Cordova’s Forest Service Rangers on a family hike to discover clues along Haystack Trail on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 1. Download the game app Agents of Discovery before arriving at 10 a.m. at Haystack Trailhead, Mile 19 Copper River Highway.

Become a HAM

Cordova Amateur Radio Club (CARC) is hosting HAM radio exam courses. To study for the technician, general, and/or extra level exams, visit Tests will be taken at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the Cordova Fire Department training room. There is a fee of $15 and pre-registration is required. Contact Dick Groff at 907-424-5542 for more information.

Health Services

Juneau Public Health Nurse Services will be in Cordova June 3-7 downstairs at NVE’s main building located at 110 Nicholoff Way. For more information and to schedule an appointment for well child exams, health education, emergency contraceptive programs, sexually transmitted infection screens, school screenings and immunizations, call Susan Pridgen-Webb RN, PHN at 907-465-1245 or 907-424-4547. Flexible hours are available, and walk-ins are welcome.

Fisheries Achievement Award reception

Prince William Sound Science Center invites everyone to attend their annual Fisheries Achievement Award reception at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Prince William Sound Science Center. This event honors an individual or group for making a significant contribution toward the sustainable use of fishery resources in Prince William Sound or the Copper River regions.


Al-Anon in Cordova

Al-Anon for friends and family of alcoholics meets 7 p.m. Mondays at the Wellness Center (old DMV office). For more information, contact Katie at 907-965-5909.



Gospel sing-along

Join members of the St. George Episcopal Church on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. at the Cordova Community Medical Center for their Tuesday gospel sing-along, started in honor of Frances Mallory, and led by Christina Vican and Rev. Belle Mickelson. Anyone who wants to sing or play gospel songs is welcome to join to bring smiles to the long-term residents and hospital staff. For more information contact Belle on 907-424-5143.

Men’s Bible study

A men’s Bible study, led by Matt Rush, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Red Dragon.

Knit & Lit Book Club

Bring your knitting and join the Knit & Lit Book Club at 7 p.m. at the fireplace in the Cordova Public Library, the last Tuesday of every month.


Skeet and Trap

Join the Cordova Trap & Gun Club every Thursday evening starting at 6 p.m. for skeet and trap shooting at the Cordova Public Shooting Range out Sheridan Glacier Road. For more information, follow their Facebook page at or email [email protected].


Patch the Pirate Kids Club

Patch the Pirate Kids Club will be held 3-5 p.m. Fridays at the MorningStar Independent Baptist Church, at their new location at the old troopers building, for children grades first through sixth.



Homeport Coffee Shop is open from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday nights. Enter at the side door, below the Cordova Community Baptist Church, and enjoy coffee, desserts, free Wi-Fi and board games.


Skeet and Trap

Join the Cordova Trap & Gun Club every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. for skeet and trap shooting at the Cordova Public Shooting Range out Sheridan Glacier Road. For more information, follow their Facebook page at or email [email protected].

Movies with Alec

Join librarian Alec for Sunday Movies from 1-4 p.m. Sundays at the Education Room in the Cordova Center. Free popcorn is provided. Choose from the movie selection at the library. First come, first serve. The event is free for the public.

Youth gathering

Attend youth gatherings Sunday nights at 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene Education Building. Students grades 7-12 are welcome. Call Pastor Steve Leppert at 907-429-6262 for more details.

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