The Alaska Heart Run, set for April 25, is celebrating its 37th year of encouraging Alaskans be physically active, while generating funds to support the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America’s number 1 and 5 causes of death, and leading causes of major disability.
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. Tuesday through Saturday and 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Immerse yourself in Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” This new full-dome music and light show expands on the classic album through captivating HD graphics. Not a typical laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. Presented in the Thomas Planetarium. $10 plus museum admission.
Bring a dish and your own story to share as we explore how Anchorage residents from diverse parts of the world create a sense of place, establish communities within communities, and become part of the larger community.