Join in for some fun and dance with some awesome music from Natives musicians from around Alaska -- two-step, line, jitter bug, jig and shadish. Dance or just sit back and enjoy. Bring a favorite dish to share. This is a sober, alcohol- and drug-free family event.
The Anchorage City Church will host a Christmas caroling event in the church parking lot/field area around a fire pit. After caroling, there will be hot chocolate and cookies served in the church foyer. All are welcome to join in.
It may be freezin’ but it’s for a reason. The sixth annual Special Olympics Alaska Polar Plunge is expected to draw thousands of people to Goose Lake Saturday, Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as participants take the plunge to support sports training and competition for Special Olympics Alaska athletes statewide. “We are very thankful to the sponsors, pledges and participants that make this event possible and continue to support Special Olympics Alaska athletes statewide,” said Jim Balamaci, president and CEO of Special Olympics Alaska. “Whether you’re an annual participant or a first time attendee, we encourage you to join us by pledging, plunging or cheering on friends and family.” Participants and spectators can enjoy a range of fun activities, including live entertainment, to celebrate the accomplishments of Special Olympics Alaska athletes. The public is encouraged to come and watch plungers who are “Freezin for a Reason.” For more information about the Polar Plunge visit www.specialolympicsalaska.org.###
Christmas Dance Recital at the Anchorage Museum. Come witness beautiful ballroom dances, Latin and swing performances. Our dance teams will wow you with salsa, hip hop, bachata, swing and more. Join us for an evening of shows and awards.
For grades 7-12. Entries due by noon, Dec. 20. Each entry is $5 on Paypal. Students must have a teacher sponsor. Exhibition is will take place in Anchorage at the Margeret Hugi Lewis Gallery, Feb. 2-14.
Are you challenged by your gift wrapping abilities? Would you like to save some time and have your gifts wrapped for you this holiday season? This year Parachutes Teen Club and Resource Center's Gift Wrapping Booth will be at The Mall at Sears to assist you and all proceeds benefit Anchorage youth.
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.