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Jeff Budd, exec. director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, is organizing a scheduling meeting for 2013 on Tue Nov 20, 6:30 – 8 PM at the Yaw Chapel. Other coming arts events: The annual Gallery Walk 4 – 8 PM Fri Nov 23, Craft Fair 2 – 4 PM Sun Nov 25 at UAS, Radio Theater 7 PM Fri Nov 30 at the Performing Arts Center.
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Arts Council scheduling ’13 events
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more