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2019 Rainforest Festival

 Schedule

updated 8.31.2019 - download print version

 

Monday, September 2

8:00 am             Rainforest Half Marathon
                         Starts and ends at Sandy Beach Park - walkers at 8am, runners at 9am,

                         contact 518-4334 for details 

                                               

Thursday, September 5

12:05 -12:55         Brown Bag Talk: "Birds of the Baird Glacier"

                       Toby Bakos, US Forest Service

                         Petersburg Public Library Community Room

 

3:30 – 5:00         Kids event: "Show-Me-Saur and Make it & Take it Fossil Activity" 

                       Linda Slaght, US Forest Service

                         Petersburg Public Library Community Room

                                                               

7:00 – 8:00         Keynote Presentation: "Fantastic Beasts from Cruising the Fossil Coastline"

                       Artist and author Ray Troll

                         Wright Auditorium, book signing available afterward

 

Friday, September 6                                      

12:05 -12:55         Lunch Brown Bag Talk: "Interesting Plants and their Associated Geology in SE Alaska"

                       Karen Dillman, US Forest Service

                         Petersburg Public Library Community Room

                               

1:00 – 2:00         Field trip: Muskeg Plant Walk

                       Mary Clemens, Botanist   

                       Meet at the ball field parking lot

                                                               

2:30 - 4:00         Kids’ event:  Ray Troll art workshop for ages 7-15

                         Petersburg Public Library Community Room, tickets available at 2pm, limit 35

 

5:00 – 7:00         Annabelle Baker Memorial Art show “Layers” reception

                       Clausen Memorial Museum                             

                         Show runs from September 6-27.  Regular museum hours M-Sat 10 am – 5 pm
 

Saturday, September 7

9 – 4:30             Field Trip: Totem Bay, Little Duncan, Castle Island (sold out)

                          Jim Baichtal, US Forest Service

                        Limit 15, meet at Banana Point

                                               

10 – 12 pm          Workshop:  Art Workshop with Ray Troll for ages 16 and up

                         registration begins 8.31 8am at psglib.org, $45

                         Petersburg Public Library Community Room

 

12 -1 pm             Pop-up art show featuring works from Ray Troll’s morning workshop     

                        Petersburg Public Library Community Room

 

12 -1:30 pm         Family Event: "Garnets and the Mitkof Island Garnet Mine"

                        Sal Cangliosi

                          Sandy Beach Park Shelter #1 

 

1:30 – 5:30          Wild Things Basket making with Joan O’Brien, day 1: Field trip to gather supplies

                       Registration begins 8.31 at 8am at psglib.org, $70, max 12 participants, ages 16 and up

                         meet at Library to carpool

 

2:30 - 3:30          Kids event:  "Climate Change - What we can learn from ice cores"

                        Joni Johnson, US Forest Service

                        Petersburg Public Library Community Room

               

6:30 – 9:00         Rainforest Wild and Local Tasting Event

                          Tickets $25 (75 available), ticket includes entrée, purchase $4 tokens for other “tastes”

                          No host beer & wine bar 

                          Sons of Norway                 

                               

Sunday, September 8

8 am – 2 pm        Wild Things Basket making with Joan O’Brien, day 2: Making baskets

                         Petersburg Public Library Community Room – see above

               

1:30 – 2:30 pm      Family Event: Rock-painting with Lauren Barbour

                        kids under 7 must be accompanied by an adult

                        Petersburg Medical Center Long Term Care solarium