Jul 4 2015

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence
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)."
Artisans Open Air Market is a summer long outdoor market featuring juried and approved handcrafted art by Alaskan artisans.
The Don Sheldon Story tells the engrossing tale of one of the legendary pilots of the golden age of glacier flying in Alaska.
Call for poetry, prose, articles, art and photos
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.
It's time to celebrate Independence Day at the Park Strip. 
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.
The Bird Treatment & Learning Center comes to visit every Saturday for a half-hour long program featuring a live Alaskan bird.
Join the fun in Chugiak.
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.
Welcome, young dinosaur hunters. At this dig site, fun will never go extinct, with activities and giveaways.
Alaska Veterans Museum's Fourth of July Open House.  Free to all, guided tours, with all exhibits open for view.
Artist Andrea Patton will be showing her art, inspired by the nature and wonder of Alaska, in the cafe during the month of July. 
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.
Enjoy some classic picnic fare on the museum lawn.
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.”
Chris Tower Zafren and Tracy Zietlow will show their Alaska and Grand Canyon inspired watercolors and collages.
July Fourth picnic on the Muse patio at the Anchorage Museum
Enjoy the new "market by the mountains." The Muldoon Farmers Market offers locally-grown and caught, baked and cooked food, arts, music and fun for the whole family. Every Saturday all summer in East Anchorage.
Sign the kids up for summer beginner baton twirling classes.
The Firefighter Combat Challenge is known as “the toughest two minutes in sports”.
All athletes are welcome to form a relay team of three to five members with at least one female and no firefighters to compete for the Mayor's Centennial Cup.
Kids ages 4 to 11 are invited to accept the Kids' Firefighter Challenge
Free docent-led tours of the Alaska Botanical Garden daily through August.
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.
Want to meet other knitters and enjoy social knitting? Check us out.
Free pediatric immunization clinic held the first Saturday of each month. July clinic will be 7/11  due to holiday. Bring your immunization records. Eligibility based on Alaska VFC program.
Jade Lady Meditation and Oriental Healing Arts Center presents Tai Chi in the Park - a free community program. 
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.
Anchorage Market & Festival: Alaska's largest outdoor market every weekend all summer in downtown Anchorage!
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.
Discover why the sky is blue, why Mars is red, and more in this amazing adventure along the cosmic color spectrum.
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.
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.
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.
NAMI Anchorage will be presenting education classes for caregivers of people who are living with a mental illness.
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.
The 35+ Singles Dance Club of Anchorage seeks to bring together singles over the age of 35, for dancing, friendship and social interaction.
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.
Come listen to some fun stories at Title Wave -- every Tuesday and Saturday on the stage.
Do you like strategy games like the Japanese game of Go or backgammon? It's time to join the fun.
Are you are writer, or an aspiring novelist needing feedback before submission for publication? Then stop by the weekly Writer's Workshop at Title Wave Books for support, guidance, and to connect with other writers.