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December 2016
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Father Christmas at the Baranov Museum

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Father Christmas will be visiting the Baranov Museum to take photos with all the Kodiak kids! Stop by between 10am and 12pm and bring your camera for a free photo. We will also have a free kids craft, free admission and holiday discounts in the Museum Store.

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Storytime on the Porch

December 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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On Saturday, December 10th from 10:30-11:00am, come celebrate the holidays with a story! Hanukkah Bear and Merry Christmas Merry Crow will be December's featured stories on the porch at the Baranov Museum. Geared for children ages 3-6 and their parents, and all are encouraged to bring a stuffed animal to share the story! The free event is sponsored in part by the US Coast Guards Spouses' Association of Kodiak. 

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January 2017

Employment Opportunity

January 3 @ 8:00 am - January 13 @ 5:00 pm

Archivist Position open at the Kodiak Historical Society

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Paper Mask Making for New Years

January 7 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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  In honor of Russian New Year's and the traditional masquerade ball, we will decorate paper masks on the porch for January's Arts & Crafts event. Held January 7th from 11:30-2:30, the first Saturday of the month, as Russian New Year's Eve is January 13th.  Signups are encouraged for this free event so we have enough supplies, and participants are encouraged to bring along additional items such as feathers to adorn their creations. Sponsored in part by the Kodiak Community Foundation, this…

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Storytime on the Porch

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Join us in reading Jan Brett's classic winter story, The Mitten on the Porch at the Baranov Museum. For ages 3-5 and their families, this event is sponsored in part by the Spouse's Association of Kodiak.

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February 2017

Make Valentines for Favorite Storytime Authors

February 4 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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All ages are welcomed to come to the Porch at the Baranov Museum on Saturday, February 4th from 10:30am-1:30pm to make Valentines for a favorite author. Bring your favorite book, or borrow one to share, and tell your favorite author how much you like their books, by sending them a Valentine.

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March 2017

History Speaks! Russian Woodenware with Jim Dillard

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Russian Woodenware is a vital cottage industry in the old world, and a necessary skill in Russian America. Wood carver and enthusiast, Jim Dillard, will provide an overview and demonstrate this skill at the first lecture in the History Speaks series. The program includes a number of rare photos and a live demonstration. An authentic door prize will be awarded at the end of the presentation.

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History Speaks! The Saga of Captain Michael Healy

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Toby Sullivan, Director of the Kodiak Maritime Museum, will present an interesting talk on renowned master of the U.S. Revenue Cutter "Bear," Michael Healy. He was a highly talented and colorful mariner who ably represented the U.S. government from Southeast Alaska to the high Arctic. Healy, known as "Hell Roaring Mike" because of his hot temper and a predilection for drinking was a unique character. Born before the Civil War, the son of a Georgia planter and a mixed race slave. Educated…

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Storytime on the Porch

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Join Laurie as she reads from Alaska's Mother Goose by Shelly Gill and illustrated by Shannon Cartwright for children six and younger and their parents. After the story, children will be able to decorate their favorite Alaskan animal and take home their own illustration.

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STORIS – The Galloping Ghost of the Alaskan Coast

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kodiak Public Library, 612 Egan Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00pm the screening of Damon Stuebner's film about the USCG Cutter Storis will be shown at the Kodiak Public Library. Presented by the Kodiak Historical Society and the Kodiak Maritime Museum, this 100-minute film has won several awards including, "Best of Alaska, 2016" and was an official selection in the 2015 Anchorage International Film Festival. This free event will be shown in the multipurpose room of the Library, and copies of the DVD will be available…

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