Don’t forget to attend the opening of a brand new exhibit about the fisheries in the Aleutians. The doors open at the Museum of the Aleutians, Friday evening, June 19, 2009, at 7 PM. Hope to see you there!
We are preparing for the 2nd Annual Chocolate Extravaganza at the Museum of the Aleutians. The event will be held on Friday evening, February 13. Tickets are available at the Museum, or from members of the Board of Directors. Those members are: Kristine King, Chris Hladick, Denise Rankin, Patty Gregory, and Sharon Svarny-Livingston. If you are so inclined, bring a chocolate concoction to the extravaganza to show your support, expertise, and for others to enjoy. I am bringing a couple of items, including cherry cordials. Come mingle with friends, meet new friends, and indulge yourself with all the chocolate you could possibly imagine. I have heard that there may even be chocolate items for sale that you can take with you to help celebrate Valentine’s Day! Get those tickets before they are sold out.
Unangan Program Update
The first and second graders finished up the Unangan design portion of the Unangan After School Program. They learned about Unangan design from Gert Svarny and after setting up their design and practicing, they implemented their plans and each created a chaayax, or rattle, made from clams. Or two, or three.
Both classes were quite large, with over 25 students in each class. Gert and I would like to thank Pat Ellis, Chet Higa, Mary Downs, and especially Ciera, for all their help.
It was a crazy madhouse at times!! If you get a chance, visit the elementary school as all of the projects from the Unangan classes are on display in the entrance lobby.
Hope everyone watched and supported Channel 8 during their fundraising auction.