The Anchorage Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Commission, along with the Anchorage Health Department, Equal Rights Commission and the office of the Ombudsman is hosting a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act.
AlaskaHost is a statewide customer service training program created by the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development for employees and business owners of the service, hospitality, and visitor services industry.
Meet such fascinating Alaskan iconic figures as Ruben Gaines, who invented the character Chilkoot Charlie, for which the famous bar is named; Frank Brink, popularly known as the godfather of theatre in Anchorage; and Rockwell Kent, famous artist and radical writer.
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.
Bonnye Matthews is the award winning writer of the "Winds of Change" series. At this event, "Tuksook’s Story: 35,000 BC" and its setting in Cook Inlet, accompanied by a 20 minute DVD, will be examined.
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.
Alaska Entrepreneurship Week is a statewide movement to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. Each year during the last week of July, communities around Alaska hold events that celebrate and showcase local innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs and to inspire the next wave of innovations and business ventures right here in Alaska. Come join in the fun and innovation!
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.
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.
Community operated and supported, the Depot Farm Market brings you the Valley's best Alaska Grown farm produce and plants, food, art, craft, music, community service and technology market. All Alaskan. Locally grown and made.The coffee's free.