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Friday, July 11, 2014

This show will turn the Student Union Gallery into a journey across the sea. It features ocean inspired artworks by artist Nikita Ditmer.
thread is collecting new and gently used children's books for infants to school age during the month of July. 
Topics include “Unstable Ground: The 1964 Earthquake,” “The Fires Within–Alaska Volcanoes,” “The Frozen World of Glaciers” and “Mysteries of the Sky–The Auroras.
Stay for free in the Miller's Landing cabins for this 4-H family overnighter.
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. 
Alaska Women Speak is looking for stories, poems, articles, photos for the Fall 2014 theme: Cabins I Have Loved. 
This class is taught by LPGA Professional, Peggy Gustafson. 
A burger, beer and a basket balls for only $15.
Marvel as the Northern Lights shimmer and glisten overhead through time-lapse footage captured in the Arctic Circle.
This immersive, full-dome planetarium show plants you in the middle of the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, where more than 100 brown bears congregate each summer to bulk up for the harsh winter.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake, this exhibition looks at this devastating event scientifically and historically.
Sharpen those dancing skills and then join in a dance party.
Visit the Anchorage Museum to see the Kobuk Valley National Park exhibit, a place where Alaska meets "Lawrence of Arabia."
See a full dome show about American Indian star lore, lunar phases and more.
Even though it's summertime and light outside, you can still enjoy the beauty of Alaska's northern lights.
The 5th annual Midsummer Garden and Art Faire is bursting into bloom in downtown Palmer.
Explore how scientists deal with news coverage, especially if there is an element of drama.
Drop by this Second Friday arts event to see works by Lee Post and Lucas Elliott.
Help your visitors find beautiful, Alaska-made treasures or treat yourself at this annual juried art and craft show. 
Grab some sunshine and re-charge over your lunch hour. 
Do you know how old water is? Learn all about it. 
Stop by to talk to this author and get a personalized copy at 5:00 pm.
Stop in the gallery and see artwork we are showcasing by contemporary Alaska Native artists.
Alaska Natives, American Indians, and First Nations People of Canada in a powwow setting to share similarities and diversities; to honor the elders, children, and to educate the general public of the heritage of the indigenous people of North America.
How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time.
See this master koto artist, Yukiko Matsuyama, in concert.
Join Gina Edwards as she delights with her whimsical paintings.
Take a walk through Alaska Botanical Garden with a knowledgeable garden or naturalist.
Enjoy a lovely afternoon "Tea" exploring exquisite private gardens in Eagle River, with music, beautiful views and inspirational horticultural displays, as well as a light meal. 
Join the Eagle River Nature Center for  for a 3/4 mile walk around the Rodak Loop to learn about the history, flora and fauna of the Eagle River Valley. 
In this workshop we will explore names, meanings and origins of songs and their cultural roles in daily life of African descendant peoples.
This course is set up for the advanced beginner to intermediate drummer. 
Twenty-four talented pianists are heading to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to compete in an international competition.
No child should go hungry. During the summer months free lunch and breakfast will be served to any child under 18 years old in the Matanuska Valley. No registration is required. Just show up.
Music in the Park with Alaska Native Heritage Center features Alaska Native dancers, singers and story tellers performing.
Live After Five features free music from local and out-of-state artists, a beer and wine garden and plenty of room for dancing to the tunes.
The United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest Section is offering two new recreational tennis programs at local parks and public courts this summer in partnership with the Anchorage parks and recreation department this summer.
The exhibition features artwork by 28 Alaskan artists.
Popular Anchorage DJ, Spencer Lee, heats up the Pioneer Bar.
Anchorage Museum presents 'Gyre. The Plastic Ocean' a stunning visual story of trash in the world's oceans told through a handful of mediums, Feb. 7 through Sept. 6.