Feb 5 2016

Join Alaska Center for the Environment's volunteer leadership committee for a "Fish" First Friday during the First Friday art walk. Help give Alaskan salmon a voice by enjoying local art, food and drink.
It's time to jig. Join the Northern Lights Celtic Dancers for a beginner dance class series of eight lessons for $60. Ages 5 through adult are welcome.
Aurora Fine Art at its downtown Anchorage location is remodeled, refreshed and renewed. It’s the 27th Anniversary and a new beginning for the gallery. Please join in for the celebration.
"Jazzmom" turns up the heat with her smoking hot band at O'Malley's on the Green.
Stop by on First Friday to sample amazing chocolate and appreciate local art.
If you can't seem to lose those stubborn pounds, aches, fatigue symptoms then this four-week small group program is for you.
What is happening in Alaskan coal mining right now? Come find out at Mat-Su College's Tundra Talks Book and Seminar Series!
Enzina Marrari is a multi-disciplinary artist being showcased for First Friday at Sevingy Studio - Downtown for the month of February 2016
Open Space is thrilled to bring the fabulous Nicki Doane back to Alaska for her third visit. She only comes every few years. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to work with this wise, insightful and fun master teacher.
First Friday Art quilt show and sale; proceeds will be donated to 100 Women - Habitat for Humanity.
It's time for an Island Escape!
ADOT&PF releases draft Alaska State Rail Plan; invites Alaskans to review the plan in Online Open House
Michael Conti is a photographer and video artist based in Anchorage. Conti’s solo exhibition at the Anchorage Museum will focus on hockey from social, cultural and gender perspectives.
This exhibition celebrates the contemporary work of Alaska artists.
Alaska Native artists’ perspectives are featured in this exhibition curated by Drew Michael.
Come meet First Friday artist Sunny Foster and enjoy a colorful exhibit inspired by the sea.
Enjoy a lunchtime classical concert for all ages presented by the Sitka Summer Music Festival.
Join an opening reception for the solo exhibitions of Nicholas Galanin and Michael Conti.
Sample Alaskan Brewing Company's Imperial Red, Midnight Sun Sockeye Red, and Denali Brewing Company's Single Engine Red in Muse restaurant. Ages 21 and older.
We're redefining elevator music: what was once background noise is now a live concert experience.
Dive into the "Living Alaska" exhibition eyes first, share your thoughts and engage in conversation about the art of Alaska.
From the National Book Award-winning short story collection “Redeployment” by Marine Corps veteran Phil Klay, to acclaimed novels written by civilians like Ben Fountain’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk”; writers are tackling the difficult topic of war and doing it well.
Enjoy winter, learn to skate ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Enjoy winter, learn to classic ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Enjoy winter, learn to ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Learn to ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Learn to ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Come to Willow for the 55th Annual State Willow State Winter Carnival. The 2016 theme is sandhill cranes. Two weekends of fun indoor and outdoor activities for all ages and interests.
Preschoolers love story hour.
Areana Cuddy expresses her existential tendencies through painting.
Come and join in the fun at VivaVoom Brr-Lesque presenting: Lovetease.
The 2016 Science for Alaska Lecture Series will run on Tuesdays, Jan. 19 through Feb. 23.
It's time to vote for your favorite super hero.
Every Friday is family movie night at Anchorage Public Library.
All future builders come, play and build at the library. 
Fire scorched splintered wood doors and windows that have been reclaimed and constructed from the devastating loss fill the Leah J. Peterson Gallery at Alaska Pacific University, opening Feb. 5, 2016.
An exhibition of textile work created by Alaskan fiber artists.
Textile artist Amy Meissner uses traditional quilt forms to communicate a contemporary viewpoint on tradition, life, history and memory.
Community water aerobics class in the newly renovated salt water pool at APU's Moseley Sports Center.
Stonehenge, Buffalo Jumps, and Polynesian Voyages
Adaptation and resistance, exaggeration and lies, dreams and memories are recurring themes in Nicholas Galanin’s work. He draws upon a wide range of Indigenous technologies and global materials when exploring ideas through his art.
This class is for people who are representing themselves in divorce and custody cases.
Take a guided tour through space and time in this live show, customized to highlight current astronomical occurrences.
Come see an extremely diverse cast of Alaska locals and support STAR. Tickets available online.
The Alaska Speedskating Club offers opportunities for people of all ages who have any level of previous skating experience to learn how to speed skate.
Every first Friday of the month, Resolution Brewing Co. showcase highly talented local artists in its relaxed tap room. Great art and great beer from the brewery.
A wacky comedy which features a down-on-his-luck lounge musician who finds himself playing in an Anchorage night club, where he is soon joined by a gorgeous mother/daughter team of professional assassins, who are there to perform their next “hit.” These dangerous women have only a sketchy idea of what their next victim looks like, so it could be anybody -- the bartender (Devin Frey), the down and out lounge player, or some hapless victim in the audience...
Travel back in time and experience the massive volcanic eruptions that shaped the Earth and solar system.
The predominant stereotype of the Arctic is that it is a place untouched. “Portraits of Place” breaks open the idea of a pristine landscape and replaces it with a North that is both inhabited and complex.
Fairbanks award winning photographer Charles Mason visits 14 small U.S. zoos.
Rhonda Scott paints hometown Anchorage sites and reminds everyone why it is so great to live here.
The Let Every Woman Know First Friday art showcase features artists whose lives have been touched by cancer.
This Friday night series enlivens our nights through activities centering around art, culture, the environment, and the way Northern urbanites gather and meet.
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten & their caregivers.
Twenty minutes of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and action for infants, birth to 18 months, and their caregivers. Followed by a special baby playtime. 
Does war as a topic of literature “belong” to veterans any more than it does non-veterans? Is there room for depictions outside of combat? What defines “the experience?”
First time cross country skier. Need to tune your racing skills. These lessons are for all.
Do You Have A Passion For Helping Children Learn?
Alaska Native artists’ perspectives are featured in this exhibition curated by Drew Michael.
West Coast Swing, hustle and country western 2-step lessons, beginning and intermediate levels.
For more than a decade, the Rasmuson Foundation has been giving annual grants to Alaska’s museums to acquire contemporary art. This unique program has allowed museums throughout the state, to purposefully build their collections.
This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to view some of the newest additions to the Anchorage Museum’s extensive collection.
Art Kids draw, paint and sculpt creative art projects that investigate new media and techniques.
Join Clo Giffen, long-time friend of Baxter Bog, on a weekly walk to the bog.
A different section of the Torah is assigned for each week at the Friday evening and Saturday morning service.
A beginners Salsa class is from 8-9 p.m. for $10. A Bachata class is from 9-9:30 p.m., followed by a dance party that is only $5.