Outdoor hotline (11/4/13)

November 4, 2013 

TUESDAY

Bonny Sosa Tuesday Night Race Series Awards Potluck, 6:30 p.m., Kincaid Outdoor Center, 9401 Raspberry Road. Be prepared for chills, thrills and spills. Register online at activenet.active.com/municipalityanchorage. Distances up to 10-K. All ages are welcome. $2 for kids, $5 for adults, $10 for families. (343-4217, muni.org/parks/tuesday.cfm)

WEDNESDAY

Off the Chain Bicycle Collective Monthly Meeting, 7 p.m., 814 W. Northern Lights Blvd. The low cost, volunteer run, 501(c)3 bicycle collective ia open to the Anchorage community. They welcome volunteers of any skill level. (www.offthechainak.org)

Thursday

Off the Chain Volunteer Orientation, 6 p.m., Off The Chain Bicycle Collective, 814 W. Northern Lights Blvd. Off the Chain is a low cost, volunteer run, bicycle collective open to the Anchorage community. Your role as a volunteer will be defined by your specific skills and interest, and they regularly have volunteer tasks that require no mechanical experience. (258-6822, www.offthechainak.org)

Alaska Outdoors Weekly Hiking, 6:30 p.m., Upper O'Malley Trailhead, Stroganof Drive. Join other outdoor enthusiasts for a challenging hike. Meeting location changes every week. $1 for non-members. (770-0440, www.alaska-outdoors.org)

Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition presents "Northern Limits Expedition", 7-9 p.m., BLM Campbell Creek Science Center, 5600 Science Center Drive. The public is invited to attend the Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition annual meeting special presentation of "Northern Limits.". Experience an epic journey, a 4,000 mile human-powered expedition from the Pacific Rainforest to the Chukchi Sea. Presented by Caroline Van Hemert and Pat Farrell. Free to the public. (277-9968, www.alaskaquietrights.org)

SATURDAY

Archery 101, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Kincaid Park Annex Bunker, Raspberry Road. Have fun learning to shoot target archery for free. Youth/adult instruction with emphasis on safety. Open to anyone who is interested. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Come to the wax bunker near the chalet at Kincaid Park. All equipment is supplied by NWA. (343-6397, northwestarchers.com)

MONDAY

Alaska Outdoors Weekly Hiking, 6:30 p.m., Kincaid Park: Raspberry Parking lot, Raspberry Road. Monday outings are for beginners and families. Thursday outings are more challenging. Meeting location changes every week. $1 for non-members. (770-0440, www.alaska-outdoors.org)

COMING up

Little Nordic Ski Club, Kincaid Outdoor Center, 9401 Raspberry Road. A class for children to learn to country ski. No experience is necessary. Choose evening or Saturday practice. Practice locations may change according to snow/weather conditions. Skiers need to provide their own equipment. Parent meetings are held the first meeting of the session. Children must be 4 years old at the start of the session. $50. Session 1 is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-Dec. 18 or 1-2 p.m. Nov. 16-Jan. 5. (www.muni.org/departments/parks/pages/littlenordicskiclub.aspx)

Anchorage Masters Program, Kincaid Outdoor Center, 9401 Raspberry Road. Alaska Nordic Racing will continue to build on their repertoire of drills, increased level of fitness, and introduce new methods like filming for technique feedback. Session 1 runs Nov. 18-Dec. 20, with practices Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. (www.alaskanordicracing.org/masters.html)

The Anchorage Snowmobile Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the IBEW Hall, 3333 Denali St. They discuss upcoming rides, snow conditions, and all things sleds. The Club sponsors rides through out the winter- family, intermediate, and advanced skill, day and multi-day rides. They also put on technical workshops and survival training classes. Everyone is welcome. Check out the website for more information. (AnchorageSnowMobileClub.com)

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