Aug 27 2015

Chow down on the fair food, scream on the rides, pet the farm animals, play the carnival games, gamble on the mouse, buy fun stuff, stare in wonder at giant veggies, watch Native dancers, listen to music, drink beer and... whew! much, much more.
Open enrollment for beginner dancers now through September 15th.
Volunteers pull a wagon along the Red, Yellow, Purple and/or Green trails on the fairgrounds and help collect plastic bottle, aluminum cans and corrugated cardboard.
Need a place to toot your horn?
DJ Spencer Lee is taking over SubZero for his birthday with Dj Impulse (Baltimore / Skratch Makaniks / Alfa Paare) and a ton of local DJs. No cover, open to the public.
Play the most popular card game in the world. Come join us, all ages welcome.
Out North and the Alaska Humanities Forum are proud to present the art exhibit “North to the Future” featuring the work of young Alaskan artists.  
Fasten your seat belts. Get on the Anchorage roller coaster ride. Anchorage is growing up fast.
Join in a game of bridge.
Julia Tornfelt is showing her photography in our cafe during the month of August.
In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner. 
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's free energy efficiency class discusses how air leakage has dramatic effects on energy efficiency, building durability, and occupant comfort.
Enjoy free music every Thursday at the Loussac Library.
Join library staff to play and build with blocks, especially designed for children ages 5 and younger. 
Digitally altered photos of Common Ravens.
First Friday art show from 5-7 p.m. August 7 with Andrea Patton, with 10% of proceeds going to the American Heart and Stroke Association. The show continues through August 31.
Beautiful human and avian forms express Christina Fenner's love of Alaska and all its extraordinary attributes.
Joe Kashi's photographic shadows and light create dramatic spooky perceptions.
More than 30 years of aurora photography across Alaska's stunning vistas.
Long time Anchorage group meets weekly, to focus on a broad range of politically significant people and issues. All points of view are welcome. These are significant times in the history of Alaska. Come, join us for lunch and share your opinion and your concerns.
Classes available for Quickbooks Pro Training, compatible with Quickbooks 2011-2015 for the P.C.
Call for poetry, prose, articles, art and photos
Enjoy an evening with legendary musher Rod Perry and the film “The Amazing Trail,” that’s dedicated to the brave men and women who have ran the Iditarod Race.
Join staff from the Alaska Zoo for a special program featuring a live Alaskan animal.
Create, design, and experiment with our pop up cart that engages visitors in activities and discussions about the history and contemporary role of Anchorage and Alaska.
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.
This workshop serves as a starting point for anyone who has ever thought about starting their own business. 
Free docent-led tours of the Alaska Botanical Garden daily through August.
The band continues to play the songs that started their meteoric rise including “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,”  “Spinning Wheel” and “Hi-De-Ho,” among others.
This tutorial is for those who have thought about starting their own business.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aweekly gathering of Anchorage food trucks in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot every Thursday. Enjoy various cuisines while you sit outdoors and enjoy the provided entertainment.
An Official 2015 Centennial event,  Cyarno’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of 10 theatrical “Living Newspapers."
Join an inter-tribal drum circle.
Yoga by Divine Intervention Design, LLC in collaboration with The Global Block Foundation is offering weekly classes with Cazoshay Ward
Board certified holistic health practitioner Alexandra Roach leads this series of workshops about healthy eating. 
Do you like strategy games like the Japanese game of Go or backgammon? It's time to join the fun.