Jul 3 2015

It is said that history is written by the the winners. Well tonight it's our turn! Thus begins the ninety minute roller coaster ride through the glorious quagmire of American history called "The Complete History of America (Abridged)."
Call for poetry, prose, articles, art and photos
Swing dancing happens weekly outdoors on the patio (weather permitting). Music and dancing provided by Back 2 Basics Dance Company. Come enjoy the sun, friends and good food. Dancing is free, but please patronize City Diner as they allow everyone to party on the patio.
View works by talented artists Tara Gildow of Tara's Gildow's Adventures in Art and Macy Mann of Macy Paintings.
The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout the community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more.
The 3 day “Imitate Jesus!” convention will examine Jesus’ life, as outlined in the Bible, and emphasize how all, regardless of their background, lifestyle, or religion, can benefit in practical ways from his example and teachings.
Gamradt has won several local honors already as a young up-and-coming Alaskan artist. 
This campaign is to help the mushers who have lost everything begin to pick up the pieces and rebuild. A portion of the proceeds from First Friday will go toward the purchase of building materials to help Operation Doghouse rebuild doghouses for mushers affected by the Sockeye Fire.
This is an event everyone can do and an event that will help you keep on moving through the summer days.
Nathalie Parenteau has become one of Alaska’s favorite Contemporary Northern Wildlife artists.  Her mystical caricatures of animals and figures show a deep connection with form, line, and contrast.
Fans of the BBC's popular Doctor Who are invited to enjoy trivia, giveaways and more. Come dressed as your favorite character and join in the fun. 
South Anchorage art walk celebration with live music from Nikki and Fingers, food, fun and a chance to win free stuff.
Artist Andrea Patton will be showing her art, inspired by the nature and wonder of Alaska, in the cafe during the month of July. 
Scott Clendaniel will host a First Friday reception in his studio.
Byron Birdsall " Blue Alaska"  is a show of watercolor and oil paintings and introducing his book "Byron Birdsall"s Alaska," pen and ink drawings of historical Alaska.
Join us for beer flights in Muse restaurant on First Friday.
Play with sea ice blocks, see a planetarium show, and enjoy some cool elevator music.
This open-source international exhibit showcases the incredible variety of light-based science being researched today across the electromagnetic spectrum, across scientific disciplines, and across technological platforms.
An official 2015 Centennial event. Cyrano’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of ten theatrical “Living Newspapers.”
See watercolors and oil paintings by Marcy Buch.
Discover the time period that gave rise to terrifying raptors and tyrannosaurs, and ended with a devastating extinction.  Drop in, self guided.
Chris Tower Zafren and Tracy Zietlow will show their Alaska and Grand Canyon inspired watercolors and collages.
Sign the kids up for summer beginner baton twirling classes.
Do you know of a low income senior who has a passion for helping children learn?
Free docent-led tours of the Alaska Botanical Garden daily through August.
Come and enjoy the fresh air at Russian Jack Springs Park.
Teens are you interested in making videos?  Radio and recording?  Photography?  
Teens are inviterd to join library staff for games (electronic, board, card).  Use the iPads or laptops.  Join a group to share writing and art.  Watch a show or listen to music.  
TWS is a place to write and share with peers and occasionally hear from a professional.  
Enjoy a visit to 1920s Anchorage.
Join our docent Wed-Sunday at 1:30, for a 3/4 mile walk around the Rodak Loop to learn about the history, flora, and fauna of the Eagle Rive Valley
Join us for video games, card games and board games.
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. 
All you golf and disc golf enthusiasts, listen up.
A different section of the Torah is assigned for each week at the Friday evening and Saturday morning service.
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.
Immerse yourself in a race to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings.
Observe Alaska’s iconic brown bears as they nurture cubs, fish for salmon, and play in their natural environment.
Marvel as the Northern Lights shimmer and glisten overhead through time-lapse footage captured in the Arctic Circle.
Experience a ride through the snowy forests of Lapland, visit reindeer herds living in the tundra and learn how they survive the extreme cold where no trees can grow.
This animated adventure explains one of the greatest geological events in Earth’s history: the separation of the supercontinent Pangaea.
Step into the dark, grab a penlight, and experience the wonder of polar night inside the museum.
Florian Schulz’s photographs reveal a world teeming with life amidst complex natural systems that fuel our global economy and affect our health and environment.
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.
From rain gutters to insulation and roofing, 1houseN prompts us all to consider the choices we make about how we design and build for the North and its extremes.
Alternate Fridays feature local musicians, Native dancers or storytellers.
Local bands play and there's a beer garden.
Get a behind-the scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action. Ask questions while the conservator repairs and preserves cultural and historical objects at a mobile conservation station, and learn how a conservator applies knowledge of materials and scientific methods to care for the museum's collection.
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.
Learn good technique, fun moves, variations, and styling for the social dance floor
This tango of dominance between actress and director and woman and man is a laugh-out-loud study of the politics of sex and power guaranteed to charm. 
An Official 2015 Centennial event,  Cyarno’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of 10 theatrical “Living Newspapers."
"Legally Blonde Jr.," based on "Legally Blonde: The Musical," comes to Eagle River for an older teen musical theatre intensive.
Artists are invited to submit works for the 41st Alaska Watercolor Society Exhibition by June 3.
Story Hour for preschoolers is a fun time of Bible stories, games, crafts, music, snacks and movement activities for young children while their Moms also study the Bible.
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.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs and movement that build early literacy skills and prepare your preschooler ages three to five for Kindergarten.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.