alaska events: Bear Paw Festival 2014 - 07/09/14 10:33 AM

Come to this exciting event that will be fun for the whole family! With the theme "Caution! Bears Working!" the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce presents the 2014 Bear Paw Festival. Events include Friday's Teddy Bear Picnic, Classic Car Show, parade, Slippery Salmon Olympics and the I Did A Duck Race. This fun is from July 9th-13th, 2014.
For more information visit www.bearpawfestival.org or call 907-694-4702.
Located in downtown Eagle River, AK.
12001 Business Blvd Suite 108 , Eagle River, AK 99577
For events on the Kenai Peninsula click HERE.
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alaska events: Soldotna Library Book Sale - 07/09/14 07:48 AM
The Soldotna Library Friends will hold a book sale from 1 to 5 pm at the Soldotna City Library Basement Booksale Room. Hundreds and hundreds of books to chose from! Choose from many of your favorite genres! Books for young children as well! Bring your whole family and start adding to your home library! All proceeds fund special events at the library. Hope to see you at the Community Library Booksale!
Event will take place on July 26, 2014. Soldotna Library is located on Binkley St. in Soldotna, AK.
Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm
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alaska events: Anchorage Museum Explorer Camps 2014 - 07/01/14 07:12 AM

Its summer and that means school is out. Keep your kids active and engaged this summer at the Anchorage Museum's award-winning camps. Camps such as Robotics, stop motion animation, LEGO toys. Whatever your child's latest interest, there's a camp to match. Your child will have a blast learning and working together with other kids. They will want to keep coming back to this unique camp! These weeklong camps are for ages 6 to 15. Camp begins at 9:00am throughout the week.
Find a complete schedule and register online at https://www.anchoragemuseum.org.
Explorer Camps are located at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center on 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK.
For events taking … (0 comments)

alaska events: Alaska Glacier Dog Sled Tour-Summer - 06/27/14 09:00 AM
Ever wanted to go on a dogsled ride in the summer? If you live in the Anchorage area or are planning to travel there, you will want to check out Alaska Glacier Dog Sled Tour. Summer is the perfect season to take a ride, as the season’s sun and winter fun unite for a wonderful time. Spend an hour with a team of Iditarod sled dogs and their musher. What an exciting experience!
A quick and scenery-packed drive, and an equally beautiful helicopter ride, gets you on a glacier, where dog teams and drivers await to take you on a wintery ride. Cool air, warm … (2 comments)

alaska events: Alaska's Kenai River Quilt Walk 2014 - 06/27/14 03:48 AM

Looking for something fun and exciting to do around town? Join us for the Kenai River Quilt Tour! From July 1st-31st 2014, unique quilts will be on display throughout multiple locations in town. Participants will have the chance to win prizes! To win a prize, simply grab your "passport" at any participating Quilt Tour location and collect 12 stamps on your card. Stamps are to be collected from 12 DIFFERENT locations. Return your completed stamp card by July 31st, 2014 to the Soldotna Visitor Center or Robin Place Fabrics to be entered to WIN. Quilts were made by locals in … (0 comments)

alaska events: 4th of July Celebration at Eagle River Lions Park - 06/26/14 10:04 AM

The Anniversary of our Country is almost here! Looking for fun activities for your family and a spectacular fireworks show on your 4th of July night? Come on down to Eagle River Lions Park between 6pm and midnight for an evening of festivities, vendors, and entertainment and then enjoy the spectacular fireworks display at midnight. This will be a positive atmosphere for all ages! The event is hosted for free by the Eagle River Lions Club!
Location of event will be at the Eagle River Lions Park on Eagle River Rd.
The excitement and activities begin at 6:00pm! And be sure to stay past midnight for … (0 comments)

alaska events: Color Run 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska - 06/25/14 10:04 AM
Its Back!! The Color Run will be debuting in Anchorage, Alaska this coming June 28th starting at 1600 Gambell St. The Color Run is the largest event series in the nation, bringing friends, families and athletes together for a good cause. Runners can vary from seasoned athletes to new runners, but remember to wear white, have fun, and prepared to get covered in colorful paint at the finish. At the Color Run, the start line is its own pre-race party with music, dancing, warmup stretching and giveaways!
The Color Run is introducing their new Kaleidoscope Tour. Kaleidoscopes demonstrate the beauty of motion and change. Register either with … (4 comments)

alaska events: Introduction to Fly Fishing Class - 06/24/14 10:39 AM

Fishing season is here and if you are looking to fly fish, this class might just benefit you! The Sterling Community Center and Trout Unlimited will hold an Introduction to Fly-Fishing Class with Dave Atcheson from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. June 28 at the community center. Graduates of this class will be equipped to set up their rod and reels with the correct combination of line, leader, tippet and flies for fishing most conditions, and will learn the fundamentals of casting and river etiquette. Students must be at least 12 years of age. The cost is $30 ($25 for SCC members). Equipment will … (3 comments)

alaska events: Seattle Seahawks to Visit Alaska-July 2014 - 06/24/14 08:15 AM
Players from the Seattle Seahawks are coming to Alaska!! Yes its true, beginning on July 8th, 2014 members of the National Football League's defending Super Bowl champions will be making two stops in Alaska during this summer's 12 Tour. They will be making two stops, one being in Wasilla on July 8th, then the following day in Anchorage on the 9th. Coming with them on this journey will be the Lombardi Trophy! The trophy was awarded to the Team after the 2013-2014 Super Bowl Victory. Talk about excitement!
The Seahawks are visiting Alaska as a part of the Play 60 program. Play 60 encourages people to exercise or live a more active life for … (0 comments)

alaska events: Soldotna, Alaska Sports Center Activities - 06/23/14 10:58 AM
Looking for fun summer activities to do indoor with your friends and or family? The Sports Center located in Soldotna, Alaska has many different activities and rooms to offer for different events. Come and check out what they have to offer! The Sports Center has two racquetball/wallyball courts available during normal building hours. The courts are both indoors, so what could be better?!! Both sports  Bring your friends, split the cost, and have a blast at the Sports Center Indoor Courts. Looking to indoor skate? The Sports Center provides different hours open for skating and even offer rental skates. Hours during the year … (0 comments)

alaska events: 2014 Kenai Peninsula Summer Solstice Festival - 06/19/14 04:47 AM
June 21st marks the day for the 2014 Kenai Peninsula 4-H Summer Solstice Festival! The festival is one of Soldotna, Alaska's most exciting summer events, and you wont wanna miss out. It’s guaranteed fun for all ages!
The Festival will have Live Music from local artists/musicians throughout the event. The Alaska String Band will be taking the stage as well as others. This year has been promised to be even bigger and better than the last! Admission for event is completely FREE!! There will be a $5-$10 parking fee. There will be vendor stations that will have items to sell, food, crafts, etc. Money raised during event helps funding … (0 comments)

alaska events: Eagle River, Alaska Zumba Fitness 2014 - 06/18/14 08:57 AM
It's the work program out everybody is talking about, Zumba Fitness! Have fun working out and burning calories by dancing to different choreographed songs. There has never been a more fun way to work out! Zumba classes are being held weekly on both Monday and Wednesday nights. Bring your friends and have a fun positive fitness experience. Have fun while getting in shape! Zumba Fitness also offers DVD programs and other work out items for you to enjoy at the comfort of your own home! Bring Zumba to you! For more information visit www.zumba.com.
Cost: $5 per class.
Classes are weekly from June 18th, 2014 to December 30th, … (0 comments)

alaska events: Anchorage, Alaska's 2014 Summer Solstice Festival - 06/17/14 03:44 AM
June 21st marks the day for the 2014 Downtown Summer Solstice Festival! The festival is one of Anchorage, Alaska's most exciting summer events, and you wont wanna miss out. It’s guaranteed fun for all ages!
Enjoy kids activities,food vendors and local artists. Watch The Hero Games as local fire, police and military units gather for a friendly competition. They will be charging through obstacle courses, bucket brigades and different relays! Come cheer on your local Heros!! There will also be a Children's Rainbow Factory, which includes puppet shows, a kayak pool, and a giant sandbox! Also, there will be a Teen Pro Skateboarding Demo, showcasing skateboard … (3 comments)

alaska events: Alaska Cilantro Halibut Recipe - 06/13/14 04:36 AM
Planning on catching some Halibut this summer? You will love this Alaskan Cilantro Halibut recipe. This is a easy and fast recipe that takes approximately 40 minutes of prep time with an additional 15 minutes for cooking. Talk about fast! The corn flakes make a crispy coating over this baked Alaska halibut, with the cilantro giving it a tasty zest. You and your family will enjoy this meal.
INGREDIENTS
• 4 Halibut Fillets
• 1 cup Milk
• 3/4 cup Corn Flakes, crushed
• 1/4 cup chopped fresh Cilantro
• 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
• 2 teaspoons freshly grated Lemon Peel
• 1/4 teaspoon Salt and White Pepper (each)
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Preheat … (2 comments)

alaska events: Eagle River Alaska Father's Day Hike & Cookout - 06/09/14 05:56 AM

Looking for something fun to do for Fathers Day with your family? Join volunteer Ben Schneider for a 3-mile round-trip hike on the Albert Loop with a cookout on the gravel bar by Alaska's Eagle River. Make sure to have your camera ready to take pictures on this scenic hike! Bring water and a snack to share, and we’ll provide hot dogs, buns, picnic supplies and marshmallows. Great time to enjoy the beauty and outdoors of Alaska. Limited to the first 12 participants (all ages) who register at 694-2108. Free program, but contributions for food are greatly appreciated; $5 parking … (0 comments)

alaska events: 2014 Alaska H.O.G. Rally - 06/09/14 04:53 AM
Few places in the United States compare to the beauty in Alaska. Come join us June 11th- 15th, 2014 in the land of the midnight sun for the Alaska State HOG Rally! Alaska's beautiful scenery and riding go hand in hand! This will be an event you will not want to miss out on! So gear up and enjoy the ride!
On-Site registration, Opening Ceremony, events, ride and party in the Mat-Su Valley on Thursday, then ride to Kenai Peninsula Harley-Davidson in Soldotna on Friday for more partying and great events. Finally on Saturday head to The House of Harley-Davidson in Anchorage for another great party … (0 comments)

alaska events: 2014 BEAR PAW PHOTO CONTEST-Eagle River Alaska - 05/28/14 10:29 AM
Calling all photographer!! The Eagle River Camera Club announces the 2014 Bear Paw Festival Photo Contest!! They are seeking entries from Alaskan photographers for different picture categories.
The categories are: Eagle River, People, Scenic, Fauna, Flora, and Open/Creative. The contest includes separate divisions for youth and adult.
Any color or black & white photograph taken in Alaska after Jan 1, 2013 is eligible if it has not been published or awarded a prize in any other photo contest.
There will be Cash prizes!
Submt entries n JPEG format to Gutierrez Photography, 11823 Old Glenn Hwy, Suite 107, Eagle River, 99577 by June 13, … (0 comments)

alaska events: Alaska's Kenai River Festival 2014 - 05/28/14 07:04 AM
 Kenai River Festival is almost here! Come to Centennial Park in Soldotna for free, family fun for everyone! The annual Kenai Watershed Forum’s Kenai River Festival will be held at Soldotna’s Centennial Park June 6th through the 8th.  Enjoy three days of fun and inspiration at this pet free party in the park right on the banks of the world famous Kenai River.  There’s something for everyone with over 20 free hands-on activities in the KWF Kid’s Zone, free live music, local art in the Alaskan Artisans Market and unique food vendors complete with pioneer salmon dinners. This will be a great community event … (0 comments)

alaska events: 2014 Anchorage, Alaska Festival Of Flowers - 05/27/14 06:01 AM
Join us for the 2014 Festival Of Flowers in Anchorage, Alaska starting at Noon at Town Square Park. There will be live music, and plenty of fun activities for the kids! Interactive vendor booths, a flower basket sale, art fair, master gardeners, a wine garden, and more. Don't miss out on the special VIP wine tasting in the heart of Town Square Park. A Silent auction will accompany the wine tasting and there will be items for bid. These items range from day spa packages to great gardening baskets! You and your family will love the variety of gorgeous flowers that will be present along … (0 comments)

alaska events: 2014 Kenai Watershed Forum Summer Camps - 05/21/14 04:56 AM

The Kenai Watershed Forum will be holding Summer Camps at Soldotna Creek Park! What better way for your child to spend a summer day than by exploring the banks of Soldotna Creek and searching for aquatic insects, flipping over logs in search of decomposition in action, or playing in a forest pretending to be a predator on the hunt?
Each week long session will include games, crafts, lessons, songs, and most importantly lots and lots of fun! The Kenai Watershed Forum is happy to offer fur, fins, feathers, flowers, and fun! Participants will benefit from spending time outside with new … (0 comments)

 


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