This Month at The Main Street Gallery:

 

To have your event added to The Arts Calendar contact:
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KRBD Rainbird Rainfall Classic
KRBD Rainbird Rainfall Classic
Sep 8 – Nov 20 all-day
KRBD Rainbird Rainfall Classic
Last Year’s Winner Took Home: $966.00! Rainfall Total as of 08/31/17: 106.80 Inches Normal Total for 08/31/17: 77.80 Inches $3 per guess or 2 guesses for $5 Get your tickets at KRBD, 1101 Copper Ridge[...]
Distinguished Artist Nominations
Distinguished Artist Nominations
Oct 1 all-day
Distinguished Artist Nominations
Distinguished Artist Nominations to Open October 1  Read Caption FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Angela Cox (907) 334-0509 acox@rasmuson.org Anchorage, AK – Starting October 1, Rasmuson Foundation will begin accepting nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Artist[...]
Rasmuson Sabbatical Grant
Rasmuson Sabbatical Grant
Oct 1 all-day
http://www.rasmuson.org/grants/sabbatical/ The Sabbatical Program provides tribal executives and nonprofit CEOs/executive directors with time away from the office for rest and personal renewal. The Foundation believes nonprofit CEOs/executive directors and tribal administrators are able to better[...]
The Handmade Project
The Handmade Project
Oct 1 all-day
The Handmade Project Casting for a new NBC television show competition that celebrates the talent in the crafting and hand making movement. Deadline: rolling For more information: https://thehandmadeproject.castingcrane.com/age-gate
Women’s Studio Workshops – residencies, internships
Women’s Studio Workshops – residencies, internships
Oct 1 all-day
October 1 Ceramics Internship (three months) Nonprofit Management Internship (six months) Studio Internship (six months) October 15 Art-in-Education Workspace Residency (four to five weeks) Chili Bowl Workspace Residency (four to six weeks) Ora Schneider Residency Grant for Regional Artists (four weeks)[...]
Boombal Dancehall 6:00 pm
Boombal Dancehall @ Main Street Gallery
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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12th Arte Lagune Prize- International Art Contest
12th Arte Lagune Prize- International Art Contest
Oct 2 all-day
12th Arte Lagune Prize- International Art Contest
DEADLINE: NOV 16, 2017 12TH ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE: APPLICATION OPENING: 01 SEPTEMBER 2017 Arte Laguna Prize is an international free-themed art award aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art divided into 9 sections with an international jury who will[...]
Artist Residency – Butterfly House, Seattle WA
Artist Residency – Butterfly House, Seattle WA
Oct 2 all-day
Rockland Residency Rockland supports artists by providing free accommodations, time and connections in a city alive with creative possibility. Bringing artists to the Central District of Seattle contributes to the cultural flavor of our diverse neighborhood.[...]
Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden – Call for Submissions
Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden – Call for Submissions
Oct 2 all-day
DEADLINE: ROLLING Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden is currently accepting submissions for the exhibition of outdoor works in our beautiful sculpture garden. Artists who create large-scale, three-dimensional works that are able to withstand the extremes of[...]
Creative Non-fiction Magazine Call for Submissions
Creative Non-fiction Magazine Call for Submissions
Oct 2 all-day
Risk Deadline: Monday, November 6, 2017 Every decision we make, whether as individuals or as a society, involves some risk—whether physical or emotional, economic or legal, social or spiritual. Our comfort level with uncertainty defines[...]
El Dia de los Muertos Open Call Exhibit – Deadline: Oct. 2, 2017
El Dia de los Muertos Open Call Exhibit – Deadline: Oct. 2, 2017
Oct 2 all-day
El Dia de los Muertos Open Call Exhibit - Deadline: Oct. 2, 2017
El Dia de los Muertos Open Call Exhibit at the Main Street Gallery El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is a holiday originating in Mexico and celebrated annually on November 1.[...]
Fledgling Fund -Documentary and Film
Fledgling Fund -Documentary and Film
Oct 2 all-day
http://www.thefledglingfund.org/apply/ Fledgling’s Special Fund for Rapid Story Deployment provides grants ranging from $2,500-$10,000 to support short non-fiction films and/or other visual stories that can be completed and distributed quickly. Priority will be given to projects[...]
Obama Foundation Fellowship
Obama Foundation Fellowship
Oct 2 all-day
The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to[...]
Split this Rock – Poetry
Split this Rock – Poetry
Oct 2 all-day
Split This Rock explores and celebrates the many ways that poetry can act as an agent for change: reaching across differences, considering personal and social responsibility, asserting the centrality of the right to free speech,[...]
UCROSS FOUNDATION – Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists
UCROSS FOUNDATION – Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists
Oct 2 all-day
UCROSS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES A NEW ARTIST’S RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY: UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS Ucross, Wyoming – June 28, 2017 – Ucross Foundation is pleased to announce a new residency initiative, the Ucross Fellowship for[...]
Social Justice Reading Group 12:00 pm
Social Justice Reading Group
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Interested in thinking more about the topics of race and equality? Looking for a meaningful discussion time with fellow members of the community? Join us on Mondays from noon to 1 pm for meetings of[...]
Mindfulness Yoga 5:30 pm
Mindfulness Yoga
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join instructor Kali Hofman for a restful session of yoga to begin your week.  This drop-in yoga event is free and open to all, ages 10+.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 12:30 pm
Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Take a break from your busy day with a short meditation session led by Rachel Breithaupt. 
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 1:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Ukulele Night at The Fish House 5:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class 6:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
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Diane Fast & Friends 7:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
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Preschool Storytime and Craft 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime and Craft
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This week’s craft: Make your own book . Join the children’s librarian for stories, rhymes, and early literacy activities designed to strengthen your child’s reading readiness. Regular attendance at storytime can ease the transition to[...]
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Magic in the Afternoon – Magic, the Gathering 3:30 pm
Magic in the Afternoon – Magic, the Gathering
Oct 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ketchikan Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group is hosting  Magic in the Afternoon – Magic, the Gathering!  Bring your deck or bring your cards and T.A.G. members will help you build a deck.  There may[...]
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class 6:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
New York Cafe – Craft Night – Bring a project and get crafty with friends (and wine) 7:00 pm
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Obama Foundation Fellowship
Obama Foundation Fellowship
Oct 6 all-day
The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to[...]
Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 am
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale is at the Plaza Mall.  Friday October 6 from 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday October 7 from 9am to 7pm and Sunday October 8 from 12[...]
Babytime 10:30 am
Babytime
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 pm
Nurture your baby’s mind with songs, rhymes, and stories. Reading and playing together with your baby promotes language acquisition, a love of books, and bonding. Recommended for ages 0-2.
GALLERY OPENING: “El Dia de los Muertos” 5:00 pm
GALLERY OPENING: “El Dia de los Muertos” @ Main Street Gallery
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
GALLERY OPENING: "El Dia de los Muertos" @ Main Street Gallery
“El Dia de los Muertos” Open Call Exhibit October 6-27, 2017 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, October 6, 5-7:00pm @ Main Street Gallery El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is a holiday originating[...]
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
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“El Dia de los Muertos” Exhibit
“El Dia de los Muertos” Exhibit @ Main Street Gallery
Oct 7 – Oct 28 all-day
"El Dia de los Muertos" Exhibit @ Main Street Gallery
  “El Dia de los Muertos” Open Call Exhibit October 6-27, 2017 El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is a holiday originating in Mexico and celebrated annually on November 1. Because[...]
Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:00 am
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale is at the Plaza Mall.  Friday October 6 from 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday October 7 from 9am to 7pm and Sunday October 8 from 12[...]
smART – Stop Anitmation 9:00 am
smART – Stop Anitmation @ Main Street Gallery Classroom
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
smART - Stop Anitmation @ Main Street Gallery Classroom
Ketchikan Writes – Non-Fiction Workshop 10:00 am
Ketchikan Writes – Non-Fiction Workshop @ First City Players
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Jack Finnegan at the first Ketchikan Writes non-fiction workshop. More details to follow! Follow Ketchikan Writes Facebook Page for information and updates.
Ketchikan Writes – Fiction Workshop 12:00 pm
Ketchikan Writes – Fiction Workshop @ First City Players
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Follow this event for more infomation on Ketchikan Writes Join Teague Whalen at the first Ketchikan Writes fiction workshop. More details to follow!
Yin Yoga – Learn the Art if Relaxation and Release for the Mind & Body 12:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! 1:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Oct 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls - Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Chess club 4:00 pm
Chess club
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Love to play chess?  Looking to learn?  The Ketchikan Public Library is hosting a Chess Club Saturday afternoons from 4-6.  Drop in to play with other chess enthusiasts and to learn more about the game. [...]
Italian Wine & Cheese Fundraiser 7:00 pm
Italian Wine & Cheese Fundraiser @ Creek Street Cabaret
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Italian Wine & Cheese Fundraiser @ Creek Street Cabaret
Italian Wine and Cheese Tasting An Arts Council Fundraiser Saturday, October 7th, 2017 7-10:00pm at Creek Street Cabaret! Help support the many programs and events of the Arts Council AND taste Italian cheese and wine![...]
Live Music at the New York 7:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
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Friends of the Library Book Sale 12:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale is at the Plaza Mall.  Friday October 6 from 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday October 7 from 9am to 7pm and Sunday October 8 from 12[...]
Cheese 101 class 2:00 pm
Cheese 101 class @ Main Street Gallery
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cheese 101 class @ Main Street Gallery
CHEESE 101 Sunday, October 8, 2017 2-5:00pm @ Main Street Gallery Help support the many programs and events of the Arts Council at this fun two-hour class. Cheese 101 will give you more confidence at the[...]
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Ketchikan Writes – Calls for submissions
Social Justice Reading Group 12:00 pm
Social Justice Reading Group
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Interested in thinking more about the topics of race and equality? Looking for a meaningful discussion time with fellow members of the community? Join us on Mondays from noon to 1 pm for meetings of[...]
Mindfulness Yoga 5:30 pm
Mindfulness Yoga
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join instructor Kali Hofman for a restful session of yoga to begin your week.  This drop-in yoga event is free and open to all, ages 10+.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga[...]
T.A.G. Meeting 6:00 pm
T.A.G. Meeting
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
T.A.G. Members will be meeting to discuss teen events, new materials and more at this meeting. This is a members only meeting, teens interested in being a part of T.A.G. may turn in an application[...]
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Lighthouse Artist in Residence
Lighthouse Artist in Residence
Oct 10 all-day
The Lighthouse Works’ Fellowship is an artist-in-residence program that strives to support artists and writers working in the vanguard of their creative fields. The program accepts artists working in a wide range of disciplines, but we are best[...]
Mindfulness Meditation 12:30 pm
Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Take a break from your busy day with a short meditation session led by Rachel Breithaupt. 
Celebration of Ricardo Burquez “My World” mural installation! 1:15 pm
Celebration of Ricardo Burquez “My World” mural installation! @ Ketchikan International Airport
Oct 10 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Celebration of Ricardo Burquez "My World" mural installation! @ Ketchikan International Airport
We will be “unveiling” Ricardo Burquez’s “My World” mural at the Airport. The 1:15 Ferry will be free to anyone coming over to celebrate the event. We’ll have snacks and refreshments and happiness all around[...]
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 1:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class 6:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Family Film: The LEGO Batman Movie 6:00 pm
Family Film: The LEGO Batman Movie
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This animated, 2017 family film begins at 6:30. Popcorn and juice provided. PG
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Diane Fast & Friends 7:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
Kayhi Choir Concert 7:00 pm
Kayhi Choir Concert @ Kayhi Auditorium
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Preschool Storytime and Craft 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime and Craft
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Special Guest: SE Pediatric Dental. Join the children’s librarian for stories, rhymes, and early literacy activities designed to strengthen your child’s reading readiness. Regular attendance at storytime can ease the transition to school and promote[...]
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class 6:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beginning Tsimshian Language Class @ KIC Education Building
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
New York Cafe – Craft Night – Bring a project and get crafty with friends (and wine) 7:00 pm
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National YoungArts Foundation Competition
National YoungArts Foundation Competition
Oct 13 all-day
National YoungArts Foundation Competition Open Deadline: October 13, 2017   The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison. YoungArts’ signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages[...]
ROOT International Mail Art Exhibit
ROOT International Mail Art Exhibit
Oct 13 all-day
ROOT International Mail Art Exhibit Deadline: October 13, 2017 (received by) In conjunction with a site-specific installation by local artist Lynn Marie Naden, the Pratt Museum is excited to host the ROOT International Mail Art[...]
ROOT- MAIL ART SHOW
ROOT- MAIL ART SHOW
Oct 13 all-day
ROOT- MAIL ART SHOW
Search Results for: mail art ROOT MAIL ART SHOW September 1, 2017 By Pratt Museum ROOT International Mail Art Exhibit In conjunction with a site-specific installation by local artist Lynn Marie Naden, the Pratt Museum is excited[...]
Babytime 10:30 am
Babytime
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 pm
Nurture your baby’s mind with songs, rhymes, and stories. Reading and playing together with your baby promotes language acquisition, a love of books, and bonding. Recommended for ages 0-2.
Love in Action – Nacho Dinner and Auction 5:30 pm
Love in Action – Nacho Dinner and Auction @ First Assembly of God Church
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Can you put our Annual Nacho Dinner & Auction on your calendar for Friday, October 13th, 5:30 dinner & 6:30 Call auction held at First Assembly of God Church.  Lisa
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Ketchikan Theater Ballet -Autumn Showcase 7:00 pm
Ketchikan Theater Ballet -Autumn Showcase @ Point Higgins Elementary
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm
Autumn Showcase Friday, October 13th at Point Higgins Elementary 7:00pm
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smART – Stop Anitmation 9:00 am
smART – Stop Anitmation @ Main Street Gallery Classroom
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
smART - Stop Anitmation @ Main Street Gallery Classroom
Pumpkin Patch 12:00 pm
Pumpkin Patch
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pumpkin Patch
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! 1:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Oct 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls - Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
BristleBots & 3-D Printing 3:00 pm
BristleBots & 3-D Printing
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Watch a 3-D printer in action and learn principles of engineering, motors, and circuits by constructing small moving robots. Ages 9+, 3pm
Chess club 4:00 pm
Chess club
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Love to play chess?  Looking to learn?  The Ketchikan Public Library is hosting a Chess Club Saturday afternoons from 4-6.  Drop in to play with other chess enthusiasts and to learn more about the game. [...]
Holy Name – Alaska Day Auction 5:00 pm
Holy Name – Alaska Day Auction @ Ted Ferry Civic Center
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Holy Name - Alaska Day Auction @ Ted Ferry Civic Center
Live Music at the New York 7:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
Monthly Grind 7:00 pm
Monthly Grind @ Saxman Tribal House
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Grind @ Saxman Tribal House
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Women’s Studio Workshops – residencies, internships
Women’s Studio Workshops – residencies, internships
Oct 15 all-day
October 1 Ceramics Internship (three months) Nonprofit Management Internship (six months) Studio Internship (six months) October 15 Art-in-Education Workspace Residency (four to five weeks) Chili Bowl Workspace Residency (four to six weeks) Ora Schneider Residency Grant for Regional Artists (four weeks)[...]
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First Alaskans Institute (FAI) Elders & Youth Conference 2017 Arts & Opportunities Expo
First Alaskans Institute (FAI) Elders & Youth Conference 2017 Arts & Opportunities Expo @ Dena’ina Center in Anchorage
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day
First Alaskans Institute (FAI) Elders & Youth Conference 2017 Arts & Opportunities Expo @ Dena’ina Center in Anchorage
First Alaskans Institute 2017 ARTS & OPPORTUNITIES EXPO Deadline: No deadline, but Artists and Vendors are encouraged to apply as early as possible to guarantee a space. The 2017 Arts & Opportunities Expo will be[...]
Social Justice Reading Group 12:00 pm
Social Justice Reading Group
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Interested in thinking more about the topics of race and equality? Looking for a meaningful discussion time with fellow members of the community? Join us on Mondays from noon to 1 pm for meetings of[...]
Mindfulness Yoga 5:30 pm
Mindfulness Yoga
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join instructor Kali Hofman for a restful session of yoga to begin your week.  This drop-in yoga event is free and open to all, ages 10+.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga[...]
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Honor Fest
Honor Fest
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
 
Mindfulness Meditation 12:30 pm
Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Take a break from your busy day with a short meditation session led by Rachel Breithaupt. 
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 1:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Ukulele Night at The Fish House 5:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Family Fun: Monster Short Film & Craft 6:00 pm
Family Fun: Monster Short Film & Craft
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Family Fun at 6pm all ages can enjoy a short film, Is there a Monster In My Closet, with a mini monster craft following.
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Ask UAS – Zombies: The Science Behind the Myth 6:30 pm
Ask UAS – Zombies: The Science Behind the Myth @ UAS Ketchikan Campus Library
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm
Ask UAS - Zombies: The Science Behind the Myth @ UAS Ketchikan Campus Library
October 18, 6:30 pm–Zombies: the Science Behind the Myth by Matthew Pawlus, Ph.D.   November 9, 6:30 pm–WWII related topic presented by John Radzilowski, Ph.D.   December TBA–Christmas Traditions in Ketchikan with Sis Coenen and[...]
BOOMbal Dancehall at the New York Cafe~! 7:00 pm
BOOMbal Dancehall at the New York Cafe~! @ The New York Cafe
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
BOOMbal Dancehall at the New York Cafe~! @ The New York Cafe
BOOMBal Dancehall & the New York Café are partnering up Wednesday evenings again! Dance & dine , you deserve to have fun this fall! BOOMbal Dancehall Is on hiatus, sabbatical, time out until December! We[...]
Diane Fast & Friends 7:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
Kayhi Band Concert 7:00 pm
Kayhi Band Concert
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Calls for Public Art – National
Calls for Public Art – National
Oct 19 all-day
Calls for Public Art - National
http://mailchi.mp/4culture/public-art-june2017-998517?e=636d819cbd PUBLIC ART CALLS Each month we send out artist calls managed by 4Culture, as well as a selection of calls submitted to us by organizations around the world. Visit our website to see all open calls,[...]
Preschool Storytime and Craft 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime and Craft
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This week’s craft: Bats . Join the children’s librarian for stories, rhymes, and early literacy activities designed to strengthen your child’s reading readiness. Regular attendance at storytime can ease the transition to school and promote[...]
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Magic in the Afternoon – Magic, the Gathering 3:30 pm
Magic in the Afternoon – Magic, the Gathering
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ketchikan Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group is hosting  Magic in the Afternoon – Magic, the Gathering!  Bring your deck or bring your cards and T.A.G. members will help you build a deck.  There may[...]
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
New York Cafe – Craft Night – Bring a project and get crafty with friends (and wine) 7:00 pm
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Gymansitc Club – Pumpkin Patch
Babytime 10:30 am
Babytime
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 pm
Nurture your baby’s mind with songs, rhymes, and stories. Reading and playing together with your baby promotes language acquisition, a love of books, and bonding. Recommended for ages 0-2.
Measure and Mix 4:00 pm
Measure and Mix
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids 9+ can learn how to make Popcorn Balls! The library will provide all ingredients and teach basic cooking skills so kids can learn to prepare food at home, on their own. 4pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Arts Uncorked 7:00 pm
Arts Uncorked @ Main Street Gallery
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Gymansitc Club – Pumpkin Patch
smART – Stop Anitmation 9:00 am
smART – Stop Anitmation @ Main Street Gallery Classroom
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
smART - Stop Anitmation @ Main Street Gallery Classroom
Resilience Fair 11:00 am
Resilience Fair @ Saxman Community Center
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Resilience Fair @ Saxman Community Center
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! 1:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Oct 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls - Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Sugar Skull Decorating CANCELLED 2:00 pm
Sugar Skull Decorating CANCELLED
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm
Sugar Skull Decorating CANCELLED
Join us at Rendezvous Senior Day Center’s downstairs activity room for a family friendly event! We’ll guide you through decorating your own Day of the Dead sugar skulls (and cookies!), and provide a little cultural[...]
Chess club 4:00 pm
Chess club
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Love to play chess?  Looking to learn?  The Ketchikan Public Library is hosting a Chess Club Saturday afternoons from 4-6.  Drop in to play with other chess enthusiasts and to learn more about the game. [...]
Kayhi Senior Carnival 5:00 pm
Kayhi Senior Carnival @ Ketchikan High School
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
Piano Bar-aoke 6:30 pm
Piano Bar-aoke @ The New York Cafe
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Piano Bar-aoke @ The New York Cafe
Live Music at the New York 7:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
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BOOMbal Dancehall 5:00 pm
BOOMbal Dancehall @ The Main Street Gallery
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BOOMbal Dancehall Is on hiatus, sabbatical, time out until December! We will offer one POP-UP workshop on Sunday, October 22. You might call it: JUST ENOUGH MOVES (to HAVE FUN  at the CAFE) 5:00 pm  Doors open,[...]
Sunday Jam Night 5:00 pm
Sunday Jam Night @ Creek Street Cabaret
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Jam night hosted weekly by different muicians at the Creek Street Cabaret.
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Call to Artists Silent Voices – Main Street Gallery
Call to Artists Silent Voices – Main Street Gallery @ The Main Street Gallery
Oct 23 all-day
Introduction There is one death by suicide in the US every 12.3 minutes. (CDC) Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+ in a given year. (CDC) Suicide takes the lives of over 38,000 Americans every[...]
Calls for Public Art – National
Calls for Public Art – National
Oct 23 all-day
Calls for Public Art - National
http://mailchi.mp/4culture/public-art-june2017-998517?e=636d819cbd PUBLIC ART CALLS Each month we send out artist calls managed by 4Culture, as well as a selection of calls submitted to us by organizations around the world. Visit our website to see all open calls,[...]
Social Justice Reading Group 12:00 pm
Social Justice Reading Group
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Interested in thinking more about the topics of race and equality? Looking for a meaningful discussion time with fellow members of the community? Join us on Mondays from noon to 1 pm for meetings of[...]
Mindfulness Yoga 5:30 pm
Mindfulness Yoga
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join instructor Kali Hofman for a restful session of yoga to begin your week.  This drop-in yoga event is free and open to all, ages 10+.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga[...]
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
T.A.G. Meeting 6:00 pm
T.A.G. Meeting
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
T.A.G. Members will be meeting to discuss teen events, new materials and more at this meeting. This is a members only meeting, teens interested in being a part of T.A.G. may turn in an application[...]
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Calls for Public Art – National
Calls for Public Art – National
Oct 24 all-day
Calls for Public Art - National
http://mailchi.mp/4culture/public-art-june2017-998517?e=636d819cbd PUBLIC ART CALLS Each month we send out artist calls managed by 4Culture, as well as a selection of calls submitted to us by organizations around the world. Visit our website to see all open calls,[...]
Mindfulness Meditation 12:30 pm
Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Take a break from your busy day with a short meditation session led by Rachel Breithaupt. 
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 1:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Ukulele Night at The Fish House 5:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
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Dia de Los Muertos Artist Presentation 6:00 pm
Dia de Los Muertos Artist Presentation @ Main Street gallery
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
BOOMbal Dancehall at the New York Cafe~! 7:00 pm
BOOMbal Dancehall at the New York Cafe~! @ The New York Cafe
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm
BOOMbal Dancehall at the New York Cafe~! @ The New York Cafe
BOOMBal Dancehall & the New York Café are partnering up Wednesday evenings again! Dance & dine , you deserve to have fun this fall! BOOMbal Dancehall Is on hiatus, sabbatical, time out until December! We[...]
Diane Fast & Friends 7:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Diane Fast & Friends @ New York Cafe
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Preschool Storytime and Craft 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime and Craft
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This week’s craft: Halloween. Join the children’s librarian for stories, rhymes, and early literacy activities designed to strengthen your child’s reading readiness. Regular attendance at storytime can ease the transition to school and promote a[...]
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Aaron Tippin in Concert 5:33 pm
Aaron Tippin in Concert @ Ketchikan High School Auditorium
Oct 26 @ 5:33 pm – 6:33 pm
Aaron Tippin in Concert @ Ketchikan High School Auditorium
The Fraternal Order of Alaska State Troopers invites you to a night of live country music featuring Aaron Tippin with Tim and Myles Thompson. Dust off your cowboy boots and your 10-gallon hat and get[...]
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
New York Cafe – Craft Night – Bring a project and get crafty with friends (and wine) 7:00 pm
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Babytime 10:30 am
Babytime
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 pm
Nurture your baby’s mind with songs, rhymes, and stories. Reading and playing together with your baby promotes language acquisition, a love of books, and bonding. Recommended for ages 0-2.
Wicked Ward Walk 5:00 pm
Wicked Ward Walk @ Ward Lake Camp Ground
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wicked Ward Walk @ Ward Lake Camp Ground
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
Piano Bar with Diane Fast 6:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Bar with Diane Fast @ The Fish House
T.A.G.’s Annual Not-Quite-Halloween! 6:30 pm
T.A.G.’s Annual Not-Quite-Halloween!
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Ketchikan Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group hosts the Annual Not-Quite-Halloween Event & It’s Time to Party Like a Dead Guy – Beetlejuice!! Teens are invited to come and be their strange and unusual selves,[...]
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KRBD Halloween Ball
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! 1:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls – Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rainforest Roller Girls - Fitness Skate! @ Gateway Recreation Center
Studio Max – The Wicked Whimsical Woods 2:00 pm
Studio Max – The Wicked Whimsical Woods @ Ketchikan High School Auditorium
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Studio Max - The Wicked Whimsical Woods @ Ketchikan High School Auditorium
Monster Mash Halloween Costume Party 3:00 pm
Monster Mash Halloween Costume Party
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids are invited to participate in creepy crafts and spine-tingling activities, eat scary snacks and come dressed up for FUN! All ages, 3pm
Chess club 4:00 pm
Chess club
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Love to play chess?  Looking to learn?  The Ketchikan Public Library is hosting a Chess Club Saturday afternoons from 4-6.  Drop in to play with other chess enthusiasts and to learn more about the game. [...]
USCG Haunted Mansion! 5:00 pm
USCG Haunted Mansion! @ USCG Base
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
USCG Haunted Mansion! @ USCG Base
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
Piano Bar-aoke 6:30 pm
Piano Bar-aoke @ The New York Cafe
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Piano Bar-aoke @ The New York Cafe
Live Music at the New York 7:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music at the New York @ The New York Cafe
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Ketchikan Dog Park – Halloween Dog Costume Party 1:00 pm
Ketchikan Dog Park – Halloween Dog Costume Party @ Plaza Mall
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ketchikan Dog Park - Halloween Dog Costume Party @ Plaza Mall
Day of the Dead Cultural Exploration 2:00 pm
Day of the Dead Cultural Exploration @ Redezvous Day Center
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Day of the Dead Cultural Exploration @ Redezvous Day Center
Sunday Jam Night 5:00 pm
Sunday Jam Night @ Creek Street Cabaret
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Jam night hosted weekly by different muicians at the Creek Street Cabaret.
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving 6:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums – Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketchikan Museums - Intro to Northwest Coast Carving @ Totem Heritage Center
See times for saturday class.  
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Social Justice Reading Group 12:00 pm
Social Justice Reading Group
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Interested in thinking more about the topics of race and equality? Looking for a meaningful discussion time with fellow members of the community? Join us on Mondays from noon to 1 pm for meetings of[...]
Mindfulness Yoga 5:30 pm
Mindfulness Yoga
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join instructor Kali Hofman for a restful session of yoga to begin your week.  This drop-in yoga event is free and open to all, ages 10+.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga[...]
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Frontier Poetry call for submission
Frontier Poetry call for submission
Oct 31 all-day
Submissions for our poetry category are open year round. It is open to any new and emerging author who has not published more than one full-length collection of poetry. New Voices are published online only and will[...]
Mindfulness Meditation 12:30 pm
Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Take a break from your busy day with a short meditation session led by Rachel Breithaupt. 
Homeschool Lego Mindstorm Robotics 1:15 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class 1:30 pm
Beginning American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
Halloween Double Feature 4:30 pm
Halloween Double Feature
Oct 31 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Get in the Halloween spirit with two classic Halloween comedies: Young Frankenstein and the original Ghostbusters! Popcorn, spiced cider, Halloween goodies, and plenty of laughs will be on hand. The screening will begin at 4:30[...]
Ukulele Night at The Fish House 5:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ukulele Night at The Fish House @ The Fish House
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class 5:30 pm
Continuing American Sign Language (ASL) Class @ SAIL offices, Plaza Mall
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes – FREE Here is the schedule for the fall classes starting in September: Continuing ASL: Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Beginning ASL: Thursdays[...]
KYPN – Trivia Night 6:55 pm
KYPN – Trivia Night @ Annabelle's Chowder House
Oct 31 @ 6:55 pm – 7:55 pm
Please join us at  atlast tuesday of the month Annabelle’s Famous Keg and Chowder House for Ketchikan Young Professionals Network (KYPN) Trivia Night! This is an opportunity to mingle with your professional peers and play a[...]