Feb 13 2016

Young Emerging Arts, Inc honors this years top art students.
Young Emerging Artists, Alaska: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibition and Reception
In hopes of spreading the love this February, the mall will be setting up a True Love photo booth on Valentine’s weekend for family and friends to enjoy.
What can you make with a can of Spam...or Pilot Bread...or both?
Need a break?  Join in 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.  
Would you like to use a laptop or iPad?
Would you like to use a laptop or iPad?
You and a friend are invited to the first WSB Financial literacy workshop that will help one to understand how money works in the world: how someone manages to earn it, then manages it, to how he/she invests it.
Every Friday is family movie night at Anchorage Public Library. Grab a bag of popcorn or a snack and settle in for a new favorite or classic movie. 
Join in the fun for LEGO club. Test your creativity: build a city or a spaceship. School age children encouraged, but there will be blocks for younger siblings. All children under age 8 must have a caregiver present.
Valentine's Day dinner at Muse.
Come celebrate the art and artists of the Mat-Su Valley.
The 35+ Singles Club of Anchorage, seeks to bring together singles over the age of 35, for dancing, friendship & social interaction.
Come and meet the cast and directors of the 2016 3 Barons Renaissance Fair and find out what it takes to be a part of the fun.
It’s Palmer’s own Second Saturday when your friendly downtown small businesses roll out enticements for all community members.
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.
If you can't seem to lose those stubborn pounds, aches, fatigue symptoms then this four-week small group program is for you.
Celebrate the lovey dovey holiday with Alaska's longest running improv comedy troupe, Scared Scriptless.
Do you want to meet a book with a great personality? Check out a blind date.
Uncomfortable with PowerPoint? Come to Cyber Saturday. Learn to use PowerPoint 2013 to create a simple presentation.
Bike Anchorage is excited to announce the 7th Annual Winter Bike Fest. They have tons of fun events to celebrate Anchorage as the best Winter City.
Hear tales from Alaska Native Veteran Glenn Hermann about overcoming obstacles to become a pillar of the community and mentor to the youth.
Enjoy winter; learn to ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Learn to ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
DJs Spencer Lee and Alex the Lion take over the Taproot to celebrate Valentine's Day with a night of dance music.
Come out to Lake Lucille in Wasilla and MDA Alaska for their second annual Ice Fishing Derby for a cure. There will be great raffle prizes as well as prizes for men's, women's, and youth fishing divisions. All proceeds will benefit more than 140 Alaskan families fighting muscle disease.
ADOT&PF releases draft Alaska State Rail Plan; invites Alaskans to review the plan in Online Open House
Bring in Social Security cards for everyone on the tax form and photo ID cards for all adults.
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.
Enjoy winter, learn to skate ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Join the outdoor gym, learn to skate ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
Learn to ski with Anchorage Parks and Recreation.
The Winter Faire has something for everyone. Create beautiful crafts to take home in the craft room, listen to a puppet play and go dancing in the music room. Stay for lunch in the Winterberry Cafe, offering quesadillas and our very own Winterberry Fiz. Bring the whole family.
Preschoolers love story hour.
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.
Each year, family members and professionals from all over Alaska come together to connect with one another learn and collect resources for the year ahead.
It's time to vote for your favorite super hero.
Grab your jeans, cowboy boots, hats, belt buckles and your best girl/cowboy and dance the night away to the best country and western band in the state.
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.
Great American Taxi is a five-piece traveling rock n’ roll band whose music covers a wide swath of the Americana, jam-band and traditional roots landscape. With three acclaimed releases out and a fourth on the way, and nine years of hard core touring behind them, the group has established itself as a well-oiled machine that can rock a club or a festival field, and can likewise conquer the radio airwaves.
Brilliant images of space
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.
Grab a partner, lace up your shoes, and get ready to shed pounds, inches off your waist line, gain muscle and… have the most fun you ever had while trying to doing it.
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.
The Westchester Lagoon Family Skate is a great opportunity for the whole family to get outdoors and savor those beautiful, crisp winter days in Anchorage.
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...
Alaska Dance Theatre presents "Winter's Dance," featuring Pamyua.
Explore a work in the Anchorage Museum’s collection through open-ended questions and participant-driven prompts.
Travel back in time and experience the massive volcanic eruptions that shaped the Earth and solar system.
Draw close to the campfire and gaze into the starry night sky out on the range.
Discover why the sky is blue, why Mars is red, and more in this adventure along the cosmic color spectrum.
Every year the Royal Observatory Greenwich runs an international competition called the Astronomy Photographer of the Year (APY).
Learn how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all seven continents, “Living in the Age of Airplanes” renews an appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world.
Narrated by two Athabascan Native Alaskans, “Aurora Storm” teaches about the causes of the aurora and how humans who live in the arctic are inspired by what they see.
Observe Alaska’s iconic brown bears as they nurture cubs, fish for salmon, and play in their natural environment.
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.
Art journals are illustrated diaries or journals on any theme. Art journalists are invited to bring their projects to the Innovation Lab for a fun, creative, morning. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your own supplies.
Loussac Library is actively recruiting program assistants, technology coaches, and more. If you have ever wanted to help out at the library (or you just want a tour) this is your chance.
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge.
Preschoolers and toddlers create, experiment and play with a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Are you interested in spending time in the backcountry this winter, but don't have the time or resources for a three-day course? Get some basics at our one day Avalanche Recognition and Rescue course.
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.
Join this critique group for writers of all genres, at all levels of experience, to share, edit and learn.
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.
Weekly Cribbage tournaments. Nine games. Players needed.
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.