Outdoor hotline (6/5/12)


Parent and Me Walks, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Kincaid Outdoor Center, 9401 Raspberry Road. Moms, dads and children are invited to learn the trail systems in Kincaid Park. Meet other parents and children who have similar interests. Trail strollers and backpacks are welcome. For all ages. $5 per family. (343-4217, 343-6397, www.muni.org/parks)

Archery Fun League, 6 p.m., Kincaid Park, Raspberry Road. Have fun learning target archery and meeting other shooters. $5;, ages 12 and under free. (www.northwestarchers.com)

Kripalu Yoga for Outdoor Adventurers, 6-7:15 p.m., Fairview Recreation Center, 1121 E. 10th Ave. For beginning to intermediate levels of practice, this meditative style of yoga, which includes classic postures, breathing techniques, mediation and relaxation, is great for hikers, bikers, runners and paddlers. Bring two blankets and wear comfortable clothing. For ages 15 years and older. $57 for five weeks or $14 per class. (343-4247, www.muni.org/parks)


Alaska Dirt Divas weekly women's ride, 7 p.m., Service High School, 5577 Abbott Road. Ride includes some wide trails and the singletrack on the Hillside. Ride level is intermediate to advanced. Bring a mountain bike, a helmet and a teacup for post-ride refreshments. Meet at the parking lot on the east side by the hockey rink. Free; membership is $35 annually. (Alaskadirtdivas.blogspot.com)


Photo Scavenger Hunt, 6-7:30 p.m., Spenard Recreation Center, 2020 W. 48th Ave. Items have point values. Take a picture of each item on the list or take an item. See how many points you can get. When you are done with the scavenger hunt, bring photos and items to staff. Thursday is at Town Square, July 12 is at Goose Lake and Aug. 9 is at Earthquake Park. $25 per family. (343-4495, www.muni.org/Departments/parks/Pages/photoscavenger.aspx)


Downtown Soup Kitchen's Slam'n Salm'n Derby, 6 a.m.-11 p.m., Ship Creek Avenue and North C Street. Pick up your free derby ticket at the event headquarters, then drop your line in between Friday and June 17. More than $25,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. Suggested donation $20. (shipcreeksalmonderby.com)

Mat-Su Services for Children and Adults Golf Tournament, 7 a.m., Fishhook Golf Course, Palmer. This annual fundraiser for MSSCA's Infant Learning Program is a nine-hole, four-person scramble. Event registration includes greens fee, golf cart, bucket of balls, nine-hole golf pass, goodie bag, door prizes and barbecue lunch. $260. (352-1200, www.mssca@mssca.org)

Native Berries and Invasives Presentation, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Botanical Garden, 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road. Christa Mulder and Katie Spellman from the University of Alaska Fairbanks will talk about the effects of a common invasive plant on the pollination and fruit production of bog blueberry and lingonberry. Free. (770-3692, www.alaskabg.org/)


Anchorage/Seward ACP 200K and 400K Brevet, 3:30 a.m., Carrs Huffman, 1501 E. Huffman Road. Randonneuring is long-distance, non-competitive, unsupported cycling, emphasizing camaraderie and the determination to get the ride done. Open to all type of riders. Ride the 200K and return by train. 400K is out and back. (317-6030, www.alaskarandonneurs.org)

Free Entrance Day, 8 a.m., Kenai Fjords National Park, 1304 Fourth Ave., Seward, Fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

"Until They're Home" Barnstormer Tour, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Merrill Field, 800 Merrill Field Drive. Fly a restored World War II warbird with an experienced, certified pilot. The tax-deductible flight packages can include aerobatics, combat maneuvers or a quiet intro flight. Learn about historical American military aviation and help History Flight fund and conduct search missions to locate American soldiers missing in action from World War II. $50 off all flight packages if purchased by June 17. (888-743-3311, www.HistoryFlight.com)

Sea Kayaking Skills and Safety Festival, Whittier Whiplash, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Portage Ponds, Portage Road. Learn about cold water safety and sea kayaking skills needed to kayak safely in Alaska, including strokes, maneuvers and rescues. All equipment can be provided: dry suits, kayaks, paddles and all other safety gear. Professional instructors and coaches. Advance registration needed. $155 per day or $300 for weekend. (235-2090, www.alaskakayakschool.com/2012/Whittier%20Whiplash%202012.htm)

Walk to Cure Diabetes, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Cuddy Family Midtown Park, 40th Avenue and B Street. A fun and family oriented walk features entertainment, food and kids' activities. (508-873-3464, walk.jdrf.org)

Potter Marsh Discovery Day, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Potter Marsh, East 154th Avenue. This family-friendly event on National Get Outdoors Day brings you nature-related games and prizes, invertebrate sampling, birding stations along the boardwalk, captive birds from Bird TLC, educational animals from the Alaska Zoo, kid-friendly archery range, release of a rehabilitated wild bird and more. Event sponsored by Alaska Department of Fish and Game and other partners. Free. (267-2168, www.adfg.state.gov)

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Kenai River Festival The Kenai River Festival is Friday through Sunday on the banks of the Kenai River at the Soldotna Creek Park in downtown Soldotna. Festival highlights include the Run for the River, a free kids' zone, a local art and food market, live music, a beer garden, storytelling and salmon dinners. Free family fun for everyone! -- Joy Guest