Sitka Music Festival Reaches Out

Sitka Music Festival re-caps Winter Classics schedule AND announces Online Winter Auction/Fundraiser: …our Winter Classics 2024 tour kicked off in Ketchikan. We visited Ketchikan High School where Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes led students in a vocal warm up and breathing exercises. Following this, she presented a concert of Art Song and Zuill Bailey performed…

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Sitka Fine Arts Camp Summer 2024

Read more HERE about Sitka Fine Arts Camp. 2024 Camp Dates: Elementary Camp – June 10-14 Middle School Camp –  June 16-29 High School Camp – June 30-July 14 Musical Theater Camp – July 15-August 4 Registration for CAMP 2024 opened on January 1st. Register Here

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Join the Circus??

Could your kiddo use an outlet for their energy, some help with building motor skills, or just some extra fun and games? Maybe they should join the circus! Contact us sitkacirque@gmail.com to schedule a free trial class. Our children’s classes use game-based learning to build spatial awareness, strength and flexibility, active listening skills, and more.…

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Humpback Whale Re-Articulation Project

What does it take to rebuild a whale skeleton?  Scientists, faculty, and students from UAS and Sitka High School – plus numerous community volunteers – took on this project after a one year old humpback whale washed ashore near Sitka in early March 2023. Re-articulating a whale is a process requiring lots of community collaboration.…

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Wearable Arts Seeks Designers!

The Greater Sitka Arts Council is on the hunt for designers for the 2024 Wearable Arts show. “The Sky is the Limit” is the theme for the SHOWS to be presented on February 10, 2024 at 2pm and 7pm. Let your imagination soar (!!) with designs for Wearable Art. If you are not sure yet…

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Coffee with Cats

Come check out “Coffee with Cats” at the Sitka Animal Shelter the first Saturday of every month from 10am-12noon, says the Friends of the Sitka Animal Shelter. Saturday October 7th is coming up soon. For more info. about the needs & services of the Friends of Sitka Animal Shelter, visit our Facebook Page and Our…

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Youth Activities Scholarship

Fall Sports & Activities are Coming Up! STA Tribal Youth between the ages of 3 and 18 are eligible for up to $100 of financial assistance TWICE per calendar year for extracurricular activities. For questions, please email albert.duncan@sitkatribe-nsn.gov Update:  If you have already received a $100.00 Youth Activities Scholarship this year, you are eligible to…

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Voices on Lincoln Street

“Voices on Lincoln Street: An Experiment in Reverse Tourism” There’s been a cruise boom in Sitka, Alaska, with more people coming to the island community than ever before. To feel a bit more connection to the people filling town, Sitka Tells Tales set up on the street to talk with tourists  about where they’d take…

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Sitka Monthly Grind

Monthly Grind musician image by BJ

Here is the schedule for the New Season of the Sitka Monthly Grind: Sat. Oct. 21 – “Variety Show Grind” produced by Melinda McAdams & Jeff Budd – At Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Fri. Nov. 3 – “Whalefest Grind” produced by Jeff Budd & SS Science Center – At Centennial Bldg. Sat. Dec. 9 –…

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“Many Things Under a Rock”

From publisher Norton: A behavioral ecologist’s riveting account of his decades-long obsession with octopuses: his discoveries, adventures, and new scientific understanding of their behaviors. Of all the creatures of the deep blue, none is as captivating as the octopus. In Many Things Under a Rock, marine biologist David Scheel investigates four major mysteries about these…

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Sprockets Bike Club

Do you know any youth who might be interested in turning some wrenches, learning about bike maintenance, and practicing bicycling skills? The Sitka Sprockets Bike Club meets monthly at the Salty Spoke Bike Cooperative for a bike maintenance and use-related workshop hosted by the Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club. Contact Emily Pound at…

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