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Jul 9 2014

Thread is collecting new and gently used children's books for infants to school age during the month of July. 
The Alaska Dirt Divas is women's mountain biking group for beginning and intermediate riders.  
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. 
 Learn how to assemble and maintain a hanging terrarium.
Hear a talk titled  "Individual and Family Preparedness: Basic Steps to Prepare for Catastrophic Disasters."
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.
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.
The 5th annual Midsummer Garden and Art Faire is bursting into bloom in downtown Palmer.
Couples are invited out to meet new friends while playing golf.
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.
How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time.
This family friendly event features live music, games, hot dogs from Alaska Sausage and Seafood, face painting, ice cream, and much, much more.
Take a walk through Alaska Botanical Garden with a knowledgeable garden or naturalist.
Join the Eagle River Nature Center for  for a 3/4 mile walk around the Rodak Loop to learn about the history, flora and fauna of the Eagle River Valley. 
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. 
Tap Root is bringing back Bluegrass jam night every Wednesday night. 
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.
Local musicians perform for free in Peratrovich Park.
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.
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.