May 22 2015

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. 
Guided walk for families with preschoolers.
The Alaska Native rock band from the village of English Bay, at the outer edge of Kachemak Bay.
Jazzy tunes, fine dining and drinks, comfortable atmosphere and perhaps the best view in town.
Speed dating is a fun and safe way to meet people.
Northern Made Creations presents Larry Kingry’s Athabascan hand crafted wood vases and bowls at the Gift Shop & Gallery at 1120 Huffman Road #18 (Huffman Square).
All you golf and disc golf enthusiasts, listen up.
In five days you'll learn enough about golf to make it a lifelong sport. Sign up now, and once you complete the five lesson clinic, you will order a free set of golf clubs and bag, for you to keep.
A different section of the Torah is assigned for each week at the Friday evening and Saturday morning service.
Study passages of the literature of the Rabbis. We are currently studying the sephardic commentary on the Tanach, Me’am Loez.
There will be quilts, knitted and crocheted items, beaded jewelry, birdhouses, rustic yard items, benches, plant stands, hanging baskets, patio planters, all handmade by prisoners.  There will also be herb gardens, annuals, perennials, house plants, succulents and more.
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.
De-stress yourself via meditation with Kabira Lyon, who has been in the practice of meditation for the last 35 years.
Jade Lady Meditation and Oriental Healing Arts Center presents Tai Chi in the Park - a free community program. 
Monthly Fresh Art display printed by our In-house printer, Ravenink.
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.
Alcohol Ink Showcase- Vibrant art from community artists featuring Francine Dufour Jones. Originals and prints.
Blaming yourself or others, holding grudges, harboring ill will... experts in medicine and theology agree that these are detrimental to your physical, emotional, and spiritual health. But finding forgiveness does not come easily to everyone, and sometimes the hardest person to forgive is yourself.
We are now enrolling students of all ages for all our summer camps
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.
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.
Baseball was becoming a national craze, and Alaskans made it distinctly their own. “Home Field Advantage” reveals how this national pastime adapted to arctic conditions.
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.
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.
With a nod to Anchorage’s beginnings as a tent city for railroad workers on Ship Creek, Alaska artist and photographer Michael Conti transforms a canvas tent into a camera obscura within the museum.
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.
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.
Enjoy programming for grownups at the museum after hours. Parts of the museum are open late on Fridays. Part of the Anchorage Museum’s Polar Lab, a series of programs exploring life in the North. Admission is half the usual price. Got questions? Let our Museum Oracle help you find guidance in a piece from the Anchorage Museum’s collection. Advice given from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also May 22, pedestrian crosswalk flag workshop: Help make Anchorage’s crosswalks safer. Decorate pedestrian crosswalk flags that will be installed at three intersections around town.
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.
May is National Bike Month. Bike to the museum after 6 p.m. on May 22 and enjoy free museum admission.
The documentary “Igliqtiqsiugvigruaq” (Swift Water Place) examines the relationship between an Alaska Native village and a team of archaeologists at an excavation site. Along the banks of the Kobuk River from Kotzebue Sound, beyond the Alaska arctic village of Kiana, a team of archaeologists led by Brown University's Douglas Anderson, Ph.D, is building a bridge from the present to the distant past. A discovery of human remains brings the excavation to a sudden halt. But time and nature do not rest as the eroding power of the Kobuk River threatens to reclaim the site. Q&A with the Piksik production team follows. Included with admission.
This free class is for people who are representing themselves in divorce and custody cases. 
Learn good technique, fun moves, variations, and styling for the social dance floor
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.
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.
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.
Beginner clogging classes presented by Chugach Mountain Range Cloggers. Class will be for 10 weeks. No experience is necessary, start from scratch. 
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.
Art kids studio classes focus on individual development of self expression by building confidence and imagination through fun creative art projects based in traditional art training.