The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center hosts a presentation at 7 p.m. today covering the traditional tools of the northern woodsman. The presentation will include implements used in shelter building, canoe paddles, fishing gear and more. Admission is free.
The Kodiak Island Borough School District hosts a budget kickoff presentation 9 a.m.-noon Saturday in the school district offices on Mill Bay Road. The the public is invited.
City planning session
The Kodiak City Council will hold a planning work session at 10 a.m. Saturday in the fisheries research center on Near Island. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 486-8636.
The Kodiak Marine Stewardship Club and Ocean Science Discovery Lab hosts an open house 1-3 p.m. Saturday to explain the Exxon Valdez oil spill and what’s changed since then.
St. James Episcopal Church is hosting a used book sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
The Alutiiq Museum is asking hunters for their help finding a ptarmigan for use in a ptarmigan jerky workshop planned for the museum. The workshop is part of the museum’s Alutiiq foods program, which hosts monthly lessons on catching and cooking traditional food. Ptarmigan can be dropped off at the museum. Contact Danielle at 486-7004.
Dance team performs
The Kodiak High School dance team is performing their national routine “Grey” Sunday at 3:15 p.m. in the KHS gym. This is the routine the team will be performing at the National Dance Team Championships in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 5.