Apr 21 2015

Alaska born and bred, and essentially self-taught, Charlie Sassara's climbing career spans over three decades from local crags, to the Alaska Range, the Wrangles, Europe, Asia and South America. 
Kids don't float - life jackets do. Learn how you can help teach youth about water safety.
New players welcome, lesson preceeds the game. Good opportunity to develop your interest in competitive gaming. Don Keyes, 333-4380.
If you need a partner to play, call Wonnie at 344-9906.
Meet author and filmmaker Jean Aspen as she talks about and signs her spellbinding story of self-discovery, survival and courage in a harsh and beautiful land, "Arctic Daughter."
Help celebrate the start of construction. Bring the whole family for live music, juggling by Jim Kerr and more.
See amazing images of Iceland, the land of fire and ice.
Alaska Women Speak is calling for writing submissions for the summer issue.
Dick Freisinger runs “Call of the Wild, Part 2,” where Buck, Jack London’s half St. Bernard and half sheep dog, returns every year to mourn his master, Thornton,  portrayed by Charlton Heston, before returning to his life in the wild. 
Dance to your favorite 80's tunes with I Like Robots every Monday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
"Divine Inspiration" is the result of a weekend workshop taught by internationally recognized artist Karen Divine.  
Coffee Break is a community Bible study for women of all religious faiths and backgrounds which will focus on discovering the events surrounding Easter for six weeks.  
Support your local music scene and listen to some great live music during the 4th annual National Open Mic Night sponsored by Shure. 
Do you want help starting your small business?
Ben Krisher, Castle Resume Services, explains how to write a resume and gives tips for a successful interview
This week we’ll be easing into Word.  
The Alaska Heart Run, set for April 25, is celebrating its 37th year of encouraging Alaskans be physically active, while generating funds to support the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America’s number 1 and 5 causes of death, and leading causes of major disability.
Before you roll your sleeves up and gather your gardening tools, come prepare yourselves with some useful gardening information.
In preparation for the Anchorage Centennial, the Anchorage Museum collaborated with Alaska Public Media in 2014 to create VoxVan, a video project that transformed a utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit to record the stories of those in our community.
A 5,000-square-foot centennial exhibition will explain how Anchortown has grown and changed, highlighting major events in the city’s history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state’s oil boom.
Spark!Lab Smithsonian encourages kids and families to explore their inventive creativity - to create, innovate, collaborate and problem-solve.
It’s one of science’s hottest topics: Melting Arctic ice is revealing a Northwest Passage – the very thing Captain Cook sought but never found. Mostly celebrated for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. Learn more by visiting Anchorage Museum's newest exhibit.
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge. These science experiences intrigue and amuse. Demonstrations vary. Science demonstrations: Noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Six-week beginning jazz dance class is for adults.
Need a night out? Learn ballroom dance at this class.
Free class for homebuyers -- HomeChoice – is for anyone interested in buying a home.
Artists are invited to submit works for the 41st Alaska Watercolor Society Exhibition by June 3.
The Foraker Group is gathering national and international leaders who will share their insights and engage us in looking more creatively at the work we do in the nonprofit sector.
Story Hour for preschoolers is a fun time of Bible stories, games, crafts, music, snacks and movement activities for young children while their Moms also study the Bible.
Dive alongside deep-sea research scientists to learn about marine biology, underwater geology and the history of deep-sea exploration. 
Runners of all ages and abilities, come and enjoy getting physically fit and making new friends; increase your running speed and/or work on your form.
Experience a ride through the snowy forests of Lapland, visit reindeer herds living in the tundra and learn how they survive the extreme cold where no trees can grow.
National Alliance on Mental Illness's Anchorage support groups meet regularly.
Become calm, collected and flexible.
Become calm, collected and flexible.
Bring your children to this exciting week long dance camp at Alaska Dance Promotions starting in April.
Free lessons. Learn some pointers for better bidding and play at duplicate bridge. Instructor: Linda Hirst.
Women, do you like to sing? Here's an opportunity for you.
For adults who have experienced a death of a loved one, and seeking a creative way to work through their pain to start healing.
Beginner clogging classes presented by Chugach Mountain Range Cloggers. Class will be for 10 weeks. No experience is necessary, start from scratch. 
Back by popular demand, Alaska Theatre of Youth's week-long theatre camp is the perfect answer to "What are your kids doing for Spring Break?"
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs and movement that build early literacy skills and prepare your preschooler ages three to five for Kindergarten.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
Ben Krisher, Castle Resume Services, explains how to write a resume and gives tips for a successful interview. 
Come listen to some fun stories at Title Wave -- every Tuesday and Saturday on the stage.
Art kids studio classes focus on individual development of self expression by building confidence and imagination through fun creative art projects based in traditional art training.
Hit the Hard Rock Cafe for craft beer and bar bites.
An inductive small group Bible Study on the Book of 1 Samuel for women
Come on down, bring your ax, and cut heads with the best players in town.
Are you afraid of public speaking?  You are not alone.  Want to become more confident speaking in front of a group?  Come to our weekly meetings and learn how to shake those speaking butterflies and reach your full potential as a communicator.
This weekly support/discussion group is open to any adult dealing with cancer, either personally or as a family member, friend or caregiver.  

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Preschoolers have fun learning.
Alaska Women Speak is calling for writing submissions for the summer issue.
"Divine Inspiration" is the result of a weekend workshop taught by internationally recognized artist Karen Divine.  
Help ADF&G determine the future of the Cottonwood Creek ATV trail.
Changes in the brain can be harnessed to improve your mood, your quality of life, and your health.
Don't make a fuss, let's run in the slush.
Coffee Break is a community Bible study for women of all religious faiths and backgrounds which will focus on discovering the events surrounding Easter for six weeks.  
Join the community conversation about how we do democracy. 
Do you believe that there’s no such thing as a guilty pleasure?  Do embrace your inner geek?
Join us for a fun evening learning Israeli, American and other folk dances. No experience or partners required.
Learn what it takes to keep your chickens healthy and productive and your neighbors from complaining. Egg handling, storage, nutrition and cooking will be covered.
The Alaska Heart Run, set for April 25, is celebrating its 37th year of encouraging Alaskans be physically active, while generating funds to support the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America’s number 1 and 5 causes of death, and leading causes of major disability.
Before you roll your sleeves up and gather your gardening tools, come prepare yourselves with some useful gardening information.
In preparation for the Anchorage Centennial, the Anchorage Museum collaborated with Alaska Public Media in 2014 to create VoxVan, a video project that transformed a utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit to record the stories of those in our community.
A 5,000-square-foot centennial exhibition will explain how Anchortown has grown and changed, highlighting major events in the city’s history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state’s oil boom.
Spark!Lab Smithsonian encourages kids and families to explore their inventive creativity - to create, innovate, collaborate and problem-solve.
It’s one of science’s hottest topics: Melting Arctic ice is revealing a Northwest Passage – the very thing Captain Cook sought but never found. Mostly celebrated for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. Learn more by visiting Anchorage Museum's newest exhibit.
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge. These science experiences intrigue and amuse. Demonstrations vary. Science demonstrations: Noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Come learn about the amazing world of Bollywood dance with this eight-week crash course. Learn about Bollywood’s origins in classical Indian dance and how it has become a part of today’s dance world. This dance form has its roots in Bombay’s cinema and is constantly fusing today’s culture with that of the past. For more questions please email me at alaskagimmeshimmy@gmail.com.
Join the fun with local magicians at the weekly Magic Luncheon. Cards, coins, ropes, and other great magic will be shared. Don't miss out.
Artists are invited to submit works for the 41st Alaska Watercolor Society Exhibition by June 3.
Story Hour for preschoolers is a fun time of Bible stories, games, crafts, music, snacks and movement activities for young children while their Moms also study the Bible.
Dive alongside deep-sea research scientists to learn about marine biology, underwater geology and the history of deep-sea exploration. 
Experience a ride through the snowy forests of Lapland, visit reindeer herds living in the tundra and learn how they survive the extreme cold where no trees can grow.
Become calm, collected and flexible.
Become calm, collected and flexible.
Our goal is to assist and encourage each member to develop speaking and leadership skills in a friendly atmosphere.
Have you been a victim of identity theft? Do you want to know how to protect yourself from identity theft?
Bring your children to this exciting week long dance camp at Alaska Dance Promotions starting in April.
Everyone is welcome -- Bring your voice, your instruments, your songs, or just sit back and enjoy the show.
Join the community conversation about how we do democracy. 
For adults who have experienced a death of a loved one, and seeking a creative way to work through their pain to start healing.
Beginner clogging classes presented by Chugach Mountain Range Cloggers. Class will be for 10 weeks. No experience is necessary, start from scratch. 
Back by popular demand, Alaska Theatre of Youth's week-long theatre camp is the perfect answer to "What are your kids doing for Spring Break?"
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs and movement that build early literacy skills and prepare your preschooler ages three to five for Kindergarten.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
Join Mr. Clay for stories, songs and movement.
"Doing Democracy" is a collaboration between Let’s Talk Anchorage, the Anchorage Public Library and Alaska Common Ground. 
A fun evening learning Israeli, American and other folk dances. No experience or partners required.
Toastmasters empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.
A classic American comedy from the master of the form, Neil Simon. This 1965 Tony Award winner is the original play behind the TV phenomenon.
Art kids studio classes focus on individual development of self expression by building confidence and imagination through fun creative art projects based in traditional art training.
Join us every Wednesday as Hard Rock Cafe showcases a local artist.
The Dimond Talkers club and Toastmaster International’s mission is to provide tools to help members improve leadership skills and become competent public speakers.