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.
Come out for some movie fun, camaraderie and conversation in the classroom at the Valley Community for Recycling Solutions. Our feature presentation will be the American Experience film "Earth Days." Visually stunning, vastly entertaining and awe-inspiring, the film looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement. Free. Call 745-5544 today and reserve your seat. Room for 35 people.
In preparation for the Anchorage Centennial, the Anchorage Museum collaborated with Alaska Public Media in 2014 to create VoxVan, a video project that transformed a utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit to record the stories of those in our community.
A 5,000-square-foot centennial exhibition will explain how Anchortown has grown and changed, highlighting major events in the city’s history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state’s oil boom.
It’s one of science’s hottest topics: Melting Arctic ice is revealing a Northwest Passage – the very thing Captain Cook sought but never found. Mostly celebrated for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. Learn more by visiting Anchorage Museum's newest exhibit.
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.
Come learn about the amazing world of Bollywood dance with this eight-week crash course. Learn about Bollywood’s origins in classical Indian dance and how it has become a part of today’s dance world. This dance form has its roots in Bombay’s cinema and is constantly fusing today’s culture with that of the past. For more questions please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Treat your toddler to dancing, singing, creating and learning through adult-led activities every Friday. Each week brings new themes and happenings, and new ways to explore the museum. Included with admission.
Enjoy two different plays in repertory during Women’s History Month. Meet one of the great pioneer Southwest woman architects, Mary Elizabeth Jane Coulter, and the kick-ass wit of Molly Ivins who was an advocate for our officials being elected by ordinary citizens rather than special interest money.