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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Thread is collecting new and gently used children's books for infants to school age during the month of July. 
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.
Tuesdays: Chugach State Park and the Chugach State Park Citizens' Advisory Board will hold presentations from 6 to 6:45 p.m. at the Glen Alps overlook.
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. 
Marvel as the Northern Lights shimmer and glisten overhead through time-lapse footage captured in the Arctic Circle.
This immersive, full-dome planetarium show plants you in the middle of the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, where more than 100 brown bears congregate each summer to bulk up for the harsh winter.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake, this exhibition looks at this devastating event scientifically and historically.
This program is free to attend and is coordinated and sponsored by Google+, Make: magazine, and the Anchorage Makerspace.
Speaker Dean Knapp gives an update on the search for the climber who went missing during the 2012 Mount Marathon race.
Visit the Anchorage Museum to see the Kobuk Valley National Park exhibit, a place where Alaska meets "Lawrence of Arabia."
See a full dome show about American Indian star lore, lunar phases and more.
Even though it's summertime and light outside, you can still enjoy the beauty of Alaska's northern lights.
The 5th annual Midsummer Garden and Art Faire is bursting into bloom in downtown Palmer.
This weekly support/discussion group is open to any adult dealing with cancer, either personally or as a family member, friend or caregiver.  
Grab some sunshine and re-charge over your lunch hour. 
Do you know how old water is? Learn all about it. 
Stop in the gallery and see artwork we are showcasing by contemporary Alaska Native artists.
The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation (AAHP) will announce the 2014 list of Alaska's Ten Most Endangered Historic Properties.
How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time.
Take a walk through Alaska Botanical Garden with a knowledgeable garden or naturalist.
In this workshop we will explore names, meanings and origins of songs and their cultural roles in daily life of African descendant peoples.
This course is set up for the advanced beginner to intermediate drummer. 
Twenty-four talented pianists are heading to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to compete in an international competition.
No child should go hungry. During the summer months free lunch and breakfast will be served to any child under 18 years old in the Matanuska Valley. No registration is required. Just show up.
The United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest Section is offering two new recreational tennis programs at local parks and public courts this summer in partnership with the Anchorage parks and recreation department this summer.
Join the UAA creative writing community this summer by taking this multi-genre class.
The exhibition features artwork by 28 Alaskan artists.
Anchorage Museum presents 'Gyre. The Plastic Ocean' a stunning visual story of trash in the world's oceans told through a handful of mediums, Feb. 7 through Sept. 6.