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Dec 21 2014

Lizette Estelle Stiehr, author, poet, channel-er, presents  “Self Responsibility and the Light-Dark Balance Changes on the Planet." 
Let your light shine this Christmas.
Is the whirlwind of Christmas activities and preparations overwhelming you? Join the adult education class in a study, “Pausing on the Way to Bethlehem,” to refocus and redirect yourself as you move into the week of Christmas.  
You can help provide a warm, portable shelter for a homeless or disaster-stricken individual or family; a basic need that can make a profound difference, leading to greater independence and productivity. A donation of a yurt to any non profit is 100 percent tax deductible, helps shelter the needy, and stimulates the economy with local hire. Open house is Dec. 21 and Dec. 28.
Take part on this weekly "Magic: The Gathering' boosters draft tournament.
Zoo Lights are here -- meander the trails under star-studded canopies of lights and visit the whole new parade of animals hanging out at the zoo this holiday season.
Juneau's Perseverance Theatre brings a holiday classic to Anchorage.
Join us for “Cirque de Hanukkah," featuring an incredible acrobatic display by the Chicago Boyz acrobatic team as shown on “America’s Got Talent” in their premier Alaskan debut. Sure to be an unforgettable Hanukkah experience for the whole family.
It’s Christmas Eve in Fayro, Texas, and the Futrelle sisters are not in a festive mood. They are the belles of Christmas Belles, presented by Anchorage Community Theatre.
Join us for a video of Catharine Attla, a well-known Alaskan Elder, describing ways Athabascan Spirituality and Christianity help us reconcile the traditional rules of living versus “the Bible way.” 
Celebrate Winter Solstice with the Whipsaws. Ticket sales benefit the "Imagine" program.
BP is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Teachers of Excellence program. Nominate at www.bpteachers.com before January 30.
Join the Eagle River Nature Center on a 3-mile walk on the shortest day of the year
Drive by or stop and take a picture with our live Nativity. See people dressed like Mary, Joseph, Wisemen, Angels and Shepherds and even some animals. We stand in a stable waving as the cars drive by.
Original music Inspired by the Wilds of Alaska
Sit back, relax and be entertained with holiday music by the Anchorage Concert Chorus.
Fine art photography exhibit featuring outstanding Alaskan Photographers through December.
APC's Rarefied Light Juror Joyce Tenneson selected 2 artists from the Rarefied Light competition to exhibit their work at APU ConocoPhillips Gallery for December.
For grades 7-12. Entries due by noon, Dec. 20. Each entry is $5 on Paypal. Students must have a teacher sponsor. Exhibition is will take place in Anchorage at the Margeret Hugi Lewis Gallery, Feb. 2-14.
Paper crafters and rubber-stamps. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels welcome.
ANM-Eagle River offers cross country ski lessons and training groups to skiers of all abilities, from those who have never skied to those looking to race, in both skate and classic techniques
Annual Winter Solstice Festival & Art Extravaganza
MEZ Pottery brings unique and handmade functional art to your local pub where you can indulge your holiday cheer and support local business and artisans.
Escape winter's chill by enjoying cozy atmosphere, great food, nice company and heartfelt art.
Are you challenged by your gift wrapping abilities? Would you like to save some time and have your gifts wrapped for you this holiday season? This year Parachutes Teen Club and Resource Center's Gift Wrapping Booth will be at The Mall at Sears to assist you and all proceeds benefit Anchorage youth.
This holiday season, witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s miraculous Christmas Eve transformation in a new adaptation by Arlitia Jones and Michael Haney.
Join Alaska Native artist Joel Isaak as he guides students through the complexities of working with this natural material creating an original fish skin artwork.
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
Travel back in time and experience the massive volcanic eruptions that shaped the Earth and solar system.
ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge. Hand records available so you can work on improving your game and developing partnership communication.
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
See and purchase quilts created by local quilters to benefit THREAD, Alaska's resource for quality child care.
Doors open at 9 a.m. with free breakfast at 10 a.m. Come watch the game on multiple screens with plenty of room for your friends.
Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to some of Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including “Whole Lotta Love."
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.
Group show curated by artists Garry Kaulitz and Lowell Zercher responding to the theme of Denial. Pieces include some form of transfer art and includes multiple artists from the Alaska art community.
New landscapes by Fairbanks painter Sarah DeGennaro feature wild spaces of Alaska's Interior painted while on camping trips.
The Anchorage Civic Orchestra is looking for talented high-school aged musicians to play a Concerto at our March 21 concert.
Open to children ages four and five who would like to learn to cross country ski.
Little Nordic Saturday group is open to children ages four and five years old who would like to learn to cross country ski.
Alaska Women Speak, quarterly journal, is looking for poetry, prose and articles around the theme, “ Inspiration: What sparks your urge to create, to pursue, to accomplish?”
New Day Christian Center welcomes new members.
Are you new to Anchorage and looking for a family dental practice? Alcan Dental Group wants to help you feel as at home as possible. 
Heavenly Sunshine is a 30-minute (or less) service, aimed primarily at preschoolers and early elementary children.
In this beloved holiday tradition, the museum's atrium is transformed into a dazzling tableau of toys, some which date back as far as the 1800s.
For more than 30 years, the “All Alaska Juried Exhibition” has recognized the unique contributions Alaska artists are making to the world of contemporary art.
The “Rarefied Light” exhibit showcases the best of Alaska’s fine art photography.
Come out and meet Anchorage board game enthusiasts and have some fun.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Need a last minute Christmas present? Thinking you might not get what you want for Christmas and so want to treat yourself? Just want to come by and see some art?
Need a last minute Christmas present? Thinking you might not get what you want for Christmas and so want to treat yourself? Just want to come check out some art?
The Alaska Outdoors host easy to moderate social hikes, every Monday and Thursday. Please join us for our public hikes to meet new people and exercise.
Preschoolers will work to get treasure out of ice, make beautiful icicle art, and learn how animals stay warm in icy environments.  Drop in.
Zoo Lights are here -- meander the trails under star-studded canopies of lights and visit the whole new parade of animals hanging out at the zoo this holiday season.
Are you a word freak? Love 'Words With Friends'? Then join your fellow word freaks each Monday for games of Scrabble.
Learn how to do Irish set and ceili dancing in this free class; no partner or experience needed.
BP is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Teachers of Excellence program. Nominate at www.bpteachers.com before January 30.
Kseniya Melnik's book, "Snow in May," introduces a cast of characters bound by their relationship to the port town of Magadan in Russia's Far East, a former gateway for prisoners assigned to Stalin’s forced-labor camps.
"Otters, Ducks and Bears" First Friday opening
This is a show of works by Alaska Photographic Center's members.
From 496 submissions to the "Rarified Light" photography exhibition, juror Joyce Tenneson selected 55 for this exhibit.
Fine art photography exhibit featuring outstanding Alaskan Photographers through December.
APC's Rarefied Light Juror Joyce Tenneson selected 2 artists from the Rarefied Light competition to exhibit their work at APU ConocoPhillips Gallery for December.
For grades 7-12. Entries due by noon, Dec. 20. Each entry is $5 on Paypal. Students must have a teacher sponsor. Exhibition is will take place in Anchorage at the Margeret Hugi Lewis Gallery, Feb. 2-14.
The Alaska Outdoors host easy to moderate social hikes, every Monday and Thursday. Please join us for our public hikes to meet new people and exercise.
ANM-Eagle River offers cross country ski lessons and training groups to skiers of all abilities, from those who have never skied to those looking to race, in both skate and classic techniques
Annual Winter Solstice Festival & Art Extravaganza
Escape winter's chill by enjoying cozy atmosphere, great food, nice company and heartfelt art.
Are you challenged by your gift wrapping abilities? Would you like to save some time and have your gifts wrapped for you this holiday season? This year Parachutes Teen Club and Resource Center's Gift Wrapping Booth will be at The Mall at Sears to assist you and all proceeds benefit Anchorage youth.
This holiday season, witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s miraculous Christmas Eve transformation in a new adaptation by Arlitia Jones and Michael Haney.
Handicap Game - Duplicate Bridge
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
See and purchase quilts created by local quilters to benefit THREAD, Alaska's resource for quality child care.
Game time in Homer featuring free food and free pool.
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.
Group show curated by artists Garry Kaulitz and Lowell Zercher responding to the theme of Denial. Pieces include some form of transfer art and includes multiple artists from the Alaska art community.
New landscapes by Fairbanks painter Sarah DeGennaro feature wild spaces of Alaska's Interior painted while on camping trips.
Start your week off mindfully with a 20 minute guided meditation.
The Anchorage Civic Orchestra is looking for talented high-school aged musicians to play a Concerto at our March 21 concert.
Open to children ages four and five who would like to learn to cross country ski.
Little Nordic Saturday group is open to children ages four and five years old who would like to learn to cross country ski.
To show appreciation for their service to our country, Hard Rock Cafe Anchorage announces Military Mondays starting September 8.
 Join Huycke Entertainment down at Crossbar for Monday Night Football every week until Dec. 28t, during the regular season for not only game time grub and a brew with your friends but also to get in on their “NFL Weekly Pick ‘Em Challenge.
Alaska Women Speak, quarterly journal, is looking for poetry, prose and articles around the theme, “ Inspiration: What sparks your urge to create, to pursue, to accomplish?”
Learn the elegant dance of Argentine Tango.
Play bridge Mondays and Thursdays.
Are you new to Anchorage and looking for a family dental practice? Alcan Dental Group wants to help you feel as at home as possible. 
Learn basic footwork and easy beginning turns.
Everything at the market is made right here in Alaska.