Salmon season kick-off party — Celebrate the beginning of Alaska’s salmon season with live music from Blaze and Eric and the season’s first commercially harvested Copper River sockeyes prepared by six Alaska chefs. $17. 2-5 p.m. Saturday, 49th State Brewing Co Anchorage, 717 W Third Ave. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Anchorage Bike to Work Day — Over 50 local businesses are participating in the 15th annual bike to work day; it’s a wheely big deal. Join thousands of other bike commuters for tasty treats across town on your morning route. Free. 6-9 a.m. Friday, citywide. Map available here.
Arctic Entries — Each Alaskan has seven minutes to tell a personal story — whether it’s funny, sad or sweet — relating to the show’s theme; this year, it’s “born this way.” Ticket sales will be donated to a local non-profit. $16. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Atwood Concert Hall, 621 W Sixth Ave. (email@example.com)
Building 13 at the Tilted TapRoom — Building 13 is providing the music and Glacier Bowl is bringing the poke; all you need to do is be there. Free. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Zip Kombucha, 3404 Arctic Blvd. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Liquid Luau with H3 — One of Alaska’s most popular reggae bands is throwing a dance party to celebrate the start of summer with good music and ono grinds. Free admission. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Saturday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St. (williwawsocial.com)
Untangling Colonialism: Building a Decolonizing Framework — Hosted by Native Movement, this training covers the U.S. Federal Indian Policy and its impacts on indigenous people of Alaska. Reservations required. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1689 C St. (email@example.com)
World Migratory Bird Day — Discover how you can protect, conserve and celebrate birds 365 days a year with a fun day filled with bird walks, games, crafts and more. Admission required. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, The Alaska Zoo, 4731 O’Malley Road (firstname.lastname@example.org)