Sep 1 2015

According to Dr. Goldsmith's research, the state government's assets could generate enough earnings in fiscal year 2016 to pay the Permanent Fund dividend, boost the size of the Permanent Fund, and cut the expected General Fund deficit from $3.3 billion to just over $1 billion.
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.
Hosted by the State of Alaska and Institute of the North, this program will review Alaska industry sectors, assess their potential for Foreign Direct Investment and highlight sector-specific opportunities that will assist Alaska in diversifying its economy.
This luncheon panel discussion will feature representatives from the official government delegations that have traveled to Alaska for the U.S. State Department’s GLACIER Conference.
This youth-focused event will provide university students with an opportunity to hear from international and local experts about how the dramatic stories of today’s rapidly changing Arctic can be shared through visual media like film, video games, photography, and social media, and how the youth perspective can be amplified through different communications mechanisms. (It is recommended that high school students work with their schools to attend).
Start-up of a new adult nude recreation and travel club based in Anchorage.
You are invited to join a panel of experts for a discussion about the breast cancer movement, the science linking toxic environmental chemicals and breast cancer, and prioritizing prevention through policy reform.
Join Adison every Tuesday and Thursday on the sundeck 45 minutes of Zumba and 45 minutes of strength training
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge.
Preschoolers and toddlers get creative, experiment and play with a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's free energy efficiency class discusses how air leakage has dramatic effects on energy efficiency, building durability, and occupant comfort.
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.
The North is entwined with history, marks on the land, personal memories and adaptation. The Anchorage Museum invites you to make your mark on large art installations outside the museum.
Climate change is one of the most urgent matters facing the Arctic today, so how do we use film, photography, video games and social media to share this important story given all its human, environmental and scientific complexities?
Speakers share their views on emerging scientific, climate, and indigenous issues in the Arctic . The relationship between local and global interests will be highlighted.
Weird noises – how Fred Newman has made an actual living doing voices and sound effects.
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.  
Learn how to save money, get a loan, work your way out of debt and more.
This week we’ll be easing into Microsoft Word. We’ll go over a few tips and tricks while we get comfortable creating a document.
How to break the cycle of abuse will be considered at Lifetree Café.
The Productivity Program will guide you through what you need to know to allow yourself to become organized in both a physical and mental capacity. The program is designed for people who simply don’t know where to start, people who are fixed in a routine, and people who are stressed at the clutter in their lives.
"Lucidity" is Jami Kubitskey's first solo exhibition. Her beautiful macro photographs focus on the beauty of small natural objects that are often overlooked.
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.
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.
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.
Grammy-nominated recording artist David Nail’s career is on fire – his I’m a Fire tour was just named one of fall 2014’s Must See Country Tours.
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
Every Tuesday until Septemer 8 is Horseshoe Night at the Down East Saloon.
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.
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.
An Official 2015 Centennial event,  Cyarno’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of 10 theatrical “Living Newspapers."
Country music artist David Nail will perform in concert at the Alaska State Fair.
Women, do you like to sing? Here's an opportunity for you.
Come listen to some fun stories at Title Wave -- every Tuesday and Saturday on the stage.
Hit the Hard Rock Cafe for craft beer and bar bites.
This weekly support/discussion group is open to any adult dealing with cancer, either personally or as a family member, friend or caregiver.