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Registration and participation is free for youth of all ages across the state, from Barrow to Ketchikan. Lemonade Day Alaska is a statewide endeavor that teaches children of all ages the skills needed to become successful entrepreneurs in the future.
During the fundraiser, each ticket holder enjoys delicious soup and receives a hand thrown bowl by local potters or woodturners. The keepsake bowls are donated by members of the Kenai Potters' Guild and local artists.
This audio podcast from the Christian Science Sentinel describes how Virginia Hawks' reliance on God's loving presence and power enabled her to overcome the great fear that gripped her when her young daughter became separated from her in a busy airport.
Provides supervisors with skills necessary to solve problems and build customer loyalty, motivate others to give exceptional service and, most effectively, use technology in an increasingly service-oriented workforce.
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.
This temporary “northern landscape as sculpture” installation expresses the fluctuating nature and migration of the circumpolar boreal forest, exposing pertinent issues and relationships involving ecology, industrial systems, and the process of regeneration.
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. daily. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily. Included with admission.
The recently published book “Qaqamiigux: Traditional Foods of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands” is a rich resource of cultural, historical and nutrition information, with many recipes and descriptive photos. Join author Suanne Unger and Moses Dirks, one of the significant contributors, for a discussion of how the book was made and their favorite recipes. The Smithsonian Spotlight lecture series features Alaska Native artists, scholars and researchers on the first Thursday of each month. Hosted by the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center at the Anchorage Museum. Included with museum admission.
Dive alongside deep-sea research scientists to learn about marine biology, underwater geology and the history of deep-sea exploration. Traveling in famous historic submersibles, come face-to-face with fascinating underwater creatures such as vampire squid and pelican eels. Discover how diving vessels make these underwater encounters possible.
As many as 5 million shorebirds rest and feed here during spring migration. The Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival provides the ideal opportunity for bird watchers to be part of this epic migration.
Alaska will experience a special celebration of spring when the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, the state's largest wildlife festival, kicks off in early May. Festival participants can choose between over 50 different events, from advanced ornithology workshops, beginning backyard birding presentations, field trips and boat tours to arts events and children's activities.