The National Park Service is reminding procrastinators that the entry period for the 2015 Denali road lottery, which takes place (weather permitting) on September 17, 18, 20, and 21 (Thursday, Friday,Sunday and Monday), is open through Saturday, May 31, 2015.
Registration and participation is free for youth of all ages across the state, from Barrow to Ketchikan. Lemonade Day Alaska is a statewide endeavor that teaches children of all ages the skills needed to become successful entrepreneurs in the future.
Archival photographs, art, artifacts and memorabilia showcase the rich history of baseball in Anchorage and throughout the state, including how late 19th century icebound whalers spread ashes on sea ice to form baseball diamonds.
Sea ice provides hunters and whalers with vital access to resources, it helps to moderate the world’s weather, and it is home to much of the microscopic life that supports some of the world’s most valuable fisheries. Explore the historical role this material has played in the Arctic.
This temporary “northern landscape as sculpture” installation expresses the fluctuating nature and migration of the circumpolar boreal forest, exposing pertinent issues and relationships involving ecology, industrial systems, and the process of regeneration.
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. daily. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily. Included with admission.
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. Tours vary each day and include museum highlights and tours of the Anchorage Centennial exhibition “City Limits.” For the daily schedule visit the front desk or call (907) 929-9215. Included with admission.
Join an Anchorage Museum curator for a bicycle tour of Anchorage in celebration of the Anchorage Centennial. Stops include important Dena'ina cultural sites, Ship Creek, early Anchorage homes, decommissioned military installations, and more. Presented in partnership with Bike Anchorage. Register online.
The festival is family-friendly and offers activities for both birders and non-birders alike, including field trips, seminars, kids’ activities, evening banquets, cultural events, a bird-banding demonstration, and an art display.
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