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2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 
as of 09.07.17

Monday, September 4, Labor Day

8:00 am

Rainforest Run Half Marathon

walkers at 8, runners at 9, Forest Road 6204

 

Thursday, September 7

12:05 -12:55

Lunch Brown Bag Talk: "Images of Home" slide show - Carey Case

Public Library Community Room

 

3:30 – 5:00

Kids event: Rainforest bugs and their homes – Christina Sargent and Sunny Rice

Community Garden at Elementary School

 

7:00 – 9:00

"Ocean Acidification in Alaska" with Amanda Kelly, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Slide Show: Bob Armstrong – Inner Lives of Animals: Insights from a biologist/photographer

Wright Auditorium

 

Friday, September 8

All day

Thomas Bay: Cascade Creek and Baird Glacier Field Trip

CANCELLED due to weather concerns. Refunds will be mailed or delivered in person.

9:00 - 10:00am

Fungus Hike with mycologist Ron Hamill

Sandy Beach

12:05 – 12:55

Lunch Brown Bag Talk: Glacier Ice Worms - Patrick Fowler

Public Library Community Room

2:30 – 4:00

Kids event: Fairy & Troll Houses with Mandy Wood

Children 6 or under must be accompanied by an adult. Participants are encouraged to gather some of their own materials for their house.

Public Library Community Room

5:00 – 7:00

Annabelle Baker Memorial Art show “Convergence” reception

Clausen Memorial Museum

Artwork and coloring contest entries due at CMM on Wednesday, September 6 by 5 pm

Show will run from September 8-22.  Regular museum hours 10-5, Mon-Sat

Special festival hours: 1-5 on Sunday, September 10

 

Saturday, September 9

8:00 – 5:00

Stikine River Naturalist Trip with Corinne Conlon

Limit 11, Breakaway Adventures, $120. Meet at Banana Point - SOLD OUT

 

8:30 – 5:00

Nature Hike at Three Lakes with Ron Hamill and Karen Dillman  

Weather dependent. Meet at USFS parking lot downtown to carpool

Bring water, food, survival gear, proper boots.  Under 15 must be accompanied by an adult

 

9:30 – 10:30

Bob Armstrong at Long Term Care

 

12:05-12:55

Lunch Brown Bag Walk: Plants of the Muskeg with Mary Clemens

Meet at the ballfield

 

11:15 – 12:30

Kids event: Cookie decorating with Sally Dwyer

Kids 6 ( 6 year old's must be accompanied by an adult) - 12 years of age. Limit 20. 

Pre-registration at the library. 

Public Library Community Room

 

1:00 – 3:00

Foraging Field Trip with Christina Sargent at Green’s Camp

Meet at the USFS parking lot downtown to carpool

 

2:00 – 4:00

Adult workshop: Using remote trail cameras with Bob Armstrong

Meet at Public Library Community Room

 

7:00 – 9:00

Coffee, Music and Poetry Reading

Bring your own work or your favorite by another to share

Mt. View Manor  - coffee and desserts for purchase

 

Sunday, September 10

8:00 – 5:00

Field Trip: Plein air on the (Stikine) River with Joe Viechnicki

Pre-register $120; Limit 9, Breakaway Adventures

Meet at Banana Point - SOLD OUT

 

12 – 12:45

Lunch Brown Bag Talk: Rainforest Mushrooms with Ron Hamill

Sandy Beach Shelter #2

 

12:00 – 4:00

Adult workshop: Working with Salmon Skin with Jodie Banks

Public Library Community Room

16 yrs and up (less than16 must be accompanied by an adult), pre-registration required @ library

$15 materials fee

 

1:00 – 3:00

Family event: Bioblitz at Sandy Beach Shelter #3 with Ron Hamill, Joni Johnson, Karen Dillman

Bring your boots and a bucket. First 20 people get T-shirts!

 

2:30 – 4:30

Kids’ Event: Making nature print t-shirts with Eric Castro, USFS

Sandy Beach Shelter #2, Bring your own t-shirt or other printable cloth

 

6:30 – 9:00

Taste of the Rainforest wild foods dinner w/ the Market - tentative menu

Sons of Norway Hall

Tickets $75/plate, limit 48.  Sign up at the Visitor’s Center