Fisheries award, cemetery cleanup, Saturday market

An entrée of Mediterranean-rubbed Sockeye salmon with preserved lemon and English pea risotto, prepared by SALT's Chef Lionel Uddipa, is placed on a table during the Copper River Nouveau on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times)

Gallery Night

Join the Prince William Sound Science Center for an open Gallery Night at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn. Meet PWSSC staff and board of directors, learn about their research, educational programs, preview a selection of Nouveau auction items and enjoy a spread of light desserts.

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.

Copper River Nouveau

The Prince William Sound Science Center’s annual Copper River Nouveau starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 at the Cordova Center. Tickets are sold out. To be added to the waiting list, call 907-424-5800 ext. 232.

Cemetery Clean Up

The Ninth Annual Bill Hansen Jr. Pioneer Cemetery Cleanup will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 14. Join the Eyak Corporation, community volunteers, Native Village of Eyak, and other partners to help beautify the Pioneer Cemetery, located across from Nirvana Park on Eyak Lake. A BBQ for volunteers will follow at noon.

Cordova Saturday Market

The next Cordova Saturday Market is from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Masonic Lodge.

Happy Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16.


Celebration of Life for Dale Muma

The community is invited to join in a celebration of life for Dale Muma at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the Reluctant Fisherman.

Dan Jory’s Celebration of Life

To the friends of Dan Jory who passed on December 5, 2018, his wife Karen and their daughter Brittney are inviting everyone to join them at the Reluctant for food and memories at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 29

Summer Food Service Program

Free healthy meals for kids 18 and younger are provided weekdays through August 9 at the following times and locations: Mt. Eccles Elementary School and Children’s Pallas provide breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Bidarki Rec Center and the Cordova Family Resource Center provide lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A hot meal option is available at Mt. Eccles Elementary School only and all other locations offer cold meals. All meals must be consumed on site.


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 fireplacein the Cordova Public Library, the last Tuesday of every month.


Hurts, Habits, or Hang-ups

A Christian program to help overcome issues with substance use, abuse, divorce, fear, anxiety, food, gambling, and other hurts, habits, and hang-ups is every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene’s Christian Education Building on Adams Avenue. Childcare is provided. For more information, contact Alan Roemhildt at 907-429-7667 or Amber Wasson at 907-440-7347.


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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