9/24/11 – Recovery Walk and Poetry Jam. AWRP Recovery Community Center on Saturday, September 24th. Contact Alaska Women’s Recovery Project (AWRP), 729-5190.
9/24/11 – Alaska Recovery Community Day of Service. Encouraging all Alaskans in recovery to support the national observance of Recovery Month on September 24th by finding a place in your community to volunteer and be of service for the day, e.g. a treatment facility, public park, soup kitchen, homeless shelter, kids program, elder housing, etc. Organizers will collect photos, stories and/or video from individual projects and create a record of how the recovery community can give back to the community at large. Contact Anna Sappah, 242-6638.
9/21/11 – “Life Support” a film based on a true story starring Queen Latifah in a true-life drama about a mother who overcomes a crack addiction to become a positive role model in her community. Free and open to the public. Recovery Film Festival at Gold Town Nickelodeon every Wednesday in September, starting at 6:30pm. Contact Cori Stennett, 738-4762.
9/28/11 – “Lost in Woonsocket” is a documentary film about two men who experience alcoholism and homelessness and who wander across the U.S and who eventually embrace sobriety and normal functioning lives. Free and open to the public. Recovery Film Festival at Gold Town Nickelodeon every Wednesday in September, starting at 6:30pm. Contact Cori Stennett, 738-4762.
9/30/11 – SoberFest at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center (JACC). A party with live music, dancing, door prizes, hula hooping, information tables, addiction/mental health professionals’ awards and cheap food, with dance music provided by “Kari Groven and the Wristrockets.” SoberFest is a chance to socialize and have fun in an alcohol-free environment. Free and open to the public. Contact Teri Tibbett, 465-4765.
9/24/11 – Canoe Journey and Recovery Potlatch. Meet at 5 p.m. at Mt. Edgecumbe High School boat ramp for paddle around Sitka Sound, with a potlatch featuring king salmon and other provided foods, dancing & drumming, starting at 6 p.m. at Sheet’ká Kwáan Naa Kahídi. Contact Harry Bradley, 966-8655.
Prince of Wales Island:
All Month – School Presentations on alcohol and substance abuse at various Prince of Wales Island schools