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Friday, August 22, 2014

Join Liv and Van Friday nights at the Golden Lion for dance lessons.
Fiddle dance to foot-stomping, two-stepping, jitter-bug, jig, and line dance music
Grab some friends, dig out your amanita tie, dust off your hen of the woods heels and come shake your shiitake at the 7th annual Girdwood Fungus Formal. 
You could win airline tickets, smartphones and tablets or even a 2014 VW Bug by participating in UAA's and GCI's Tech Quest scavenger hunt.
This all-weekend event puts the "fun" back in fungus. Talks, workshops and the famous Fungus Formal are all on tap.
Giant veggies, rides, the famous fair food, concerts and much more await you at the fairgrounds in Palmer.
Young children can play, read, sing and talk as members of the Growing Readers Club.
New programs include business and computer skills, professional development opportunities, online training for busy schedules, new culinary one-night classes and music/dance programs.
Catch the Talkeetna version of improv theater.
45 minute guided tours feature history of Early Anchorage and the daily life of the Anderson family
A wild and fun country western musical set in Texas.
Learn how to prepare for a divorce or custody trial.
Join Anchorage Youth Court as we celebrate 25 years of justice for youth by youth.
See an exhibit that celebrates fashion and accessories.
Walk along the historic Homer harbor docks and learn about the boats, fishing and some of the characters that have shaped Homer’s vibrant maritime history.
Your are invited to join the choir for an unforgettable experience.
Author and chef Michele Genest signs copies of her new cookbook. Samplers available to try!
Musicians young and advanced have an opportunity to play in summer band.
 Fun at the Chugiak Eagle River Library on Thursdays with video games, board games, card games!
Would you like access to a laptop or iPad?
Take the H&R Block Income Course to learn how to prepare taxes like a pro.
Teens tighten their writing skills.
Take in a movie with the family.
Are you new to Anchorage and looking for a family dental practice? Alcan Dental Group wants to help you feel as at home as possible. 
For every 1,000 people that officially sign up, we will give away $1,000 in a drawing (all participants will be entered into a drawing) and we’ll also give $1,000 to Doctors Without Borders, an international charity organization. 
It's time to submit your film to the festival.
Brush up on a variety of outdoors skills with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. 
This class is taught by LPGA Professional, Peggy Gustafson. 
A burger, beer and a basket balls for only $15.
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.
Even though it's summertime and light outside, you can still enjoy the beauty of Alaska's northern lights.
Join Craig Ely, research wildlife biologist for USGS to discuss "25 Years of Bird Banding on the Yukon Delta".
Do you know how old water is? Learn all about it. 
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.
Listen to them live at the Alaska State Fair.
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.
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.