Coast Guard Base Kodiak holds a tree-planting and clean up day today beginning at 9 a.m. A barbecue for all participants will take place at noon. Civilians are welcome to attend, and all are encouraged to enter the “trash-looking” dessert contest. Sign up for the cleanup at the Golden Anchor.

Kodiak College hosts a family fun night 6-8:30 p.m. tonight in the Benny Benson Building. Bring two cans of food to receive tickets for games and other activities hosted by the college’s sociology class.

The Kodiak Arts Council will hold a First Friday Art Walk tonight from 5-7 p.m. The Frame Shop, Northern Exposure Gallery, Harborside Fly-By, the Kodiak Arts Council, Dead Humpy Gallery and the Kodiak Senior Center will all be participating.

KMXT-FM presents the Native music group Pamyua at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Tickets are available at the KMXT office on Egan Way for $25 per person or $60 for a family of four. The Kodiak Alutiiq Dancers also will perform.

The Kodiak community cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Pick up garbage bags at the Kodiak High School parking lot, fill them up with trash, and bring them back to the high school at noon for a free hot dog and soda. Kodiak residents can also drop off recyclables and household hazardous waste at the high school.

The Kodiak flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host a four-hour safety class for kayakers and canoeists at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Pacific Cod Room of the commissary building at Coast Guard Base Kodiak.

Join the Walk and Roll for Hope, hosted by Hope Community Resources, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church. The event, held annually since 1970, invites participants to collect pledges in order to raise money for Hope.

The Coast Guard Spouses Association Flea Market will take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in Hangar 1 at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. No ID is needed to attend the flea market. For more information contact 654-9457.

The Kodiak Elders are sponsoring a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sun'aq Tribal Hall.

The second Zombie at Abercrombie 5K Fun Run is noon Saturday.

The event is not a normal fun run. Runners will wear flags and try to make it through the course without getting their flags pulled by zombies roaming around Fort Abercrombie. The run is a fundraiser for the Kodiak Football League. Participation is $15. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.

Join Pamyua and the Kodiak Alutiiq Dancers for a song and dance workshop from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Sun’aq Tribal Hall. Admission is free.

Kodiak Morning Rotary Club will host a Kentucky Derby party fundraiser from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge. Celebrate the 139th running of the greatest two minutes in sports. Wear your favorite hat and participate in the hat contest. Themed foods will be served and admission is $20. For more information, email or visit

Stacy Studebaker will participate in a book signing at the Alutiiq Museum from 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday. Her new book “Hey Bear Ho Bear” talks about the secret lives and habitats of brown bears.

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