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2012

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1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

St. Patrick’s Day

March 26 — SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 p.m., “Mote in God's Eye” by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, Noel Wien Library Group Study Room #1, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 4591063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

culinary March 20 — TUESDAY TASTING, 7 p.m., tribute to Paul Rossi, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555

March art March 17 — THROWING COPPER, noon- 4 p.m. , rare and unusual works by Steve Holford, The Grange Gallery, North Pole, http://facebook.com/ steveholford64 or steveholford@ hotmail.com March 17 — WATERCOLOR

March 27 — TUESDAY WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-noon, TASTING, 7 p.m., Rodney learn how to paint “VodkaSkapes” Strong, prices vary, reservations with Steve Holford, $45, limited recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, to 20 people, The Grange, 575 First Ave., 450-0555 North Pole, http://facebook.com/ steveholford64 or steveholford@ March 30 — FRIDAY WINE TASTING, 6-8 p.m., part of A hotmail.com Woman’s Affair, sponsored by Image Optical the evening will feature over 70 wines courtesy March 20 — OSHER of Gold Hill Imported Beer and LIFELONG LEARNING BOOK Fine Wines and K&L Distributors, CLUB, 1:30 p.m., “Cleopatra: hors d oeuvres, $25, men a life” by Stacy Schiff, Noel are $20 if accompanied by a Wien Library Conference Room,

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woman, no-alcohol ticket $10, Carlson Center, kourtney@ fairbanksevents.com or 474 9082

dance March 17 — CONTRADANCE, 8 p.m., live music by Ice Jam and dance instruction with Lynn Basham, sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, beginners welcome, Pioneer Park Dance Center, information at contraborealis.org or 457-8957 March 24 — SANTA SWINGERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 7:30 p.m., David Smith caller, Pioneer Park Dance Center, $8, Roger/Kandie at 455-7046

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family March 17 — FAMILY READING TIME, 1-2 p.m., Sandra Boynton, each reading followed by an activity, all children take home a free book, free, Berry Room, Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., 456-6212

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March 24 — FAMILY DAY LEGGY!, noon- 4 p.m., join the museum for activities centered around our special exhibit, Leggy! Live Spiders & Their Relatives, identify Alaska dragonflies, make a UV light and get insect “sight,” arthropod crafts and more, University

March 19 — ENERGY INVESTMENT FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS, 7 p.m, sponsored by the Student Investment Fund at UAF, based on the book “Energy Civilization” by Douglas B. Reynolds, professor of oil and energy economics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks,

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Saturday, March 17, 2012 free, Schaible Auditorium, 4744761 or dbreynolds@alaska.edu March 31 — PEACE CORPS IN TURKEY, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Jim Kari, an RPCV Turkey '66'68, who taught ESL in Bafra Lisesi, Bafra, will speak as part of the “New Horizons” speakers series sponsored by the office of multicultural affairs and diversity at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Eielson Building, room 104, 457-5737 March 25 — CASTING FOR RECOVERY BENEFIT, 4 p.m., look at cancer from a survivor's perspective, Dave Ames on “Me My Cells and I,” free, Wedgewood Manor, 212 Wedgewood Drive, 388-1734

music/nightlife March 17 — THE TANANA BAND, 10 p.m., village rock and roll band, Gold Rush Saloon, 3399 Peger Road, 456-6410 March 23 — TITO PUENTE JR. ORCHESTRA, 8 p.m., presented by the Fairbanks Concert Association, Hering Auditorium, www.faribanksconcert.org or 4748081 March 25 — ARCTIC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, 4 p.m., featuring Sivan Magen, Davis Concert Hall, $30, senior/ military $25, student/children $10, www.fairbankssymphony.org or 474-5733 March 29 — BEARFOOT BLUEGRASS, 8 p.m., BEARFOOT Bluegrass originally from Alaska, has made it big and they now reside in Nashville, Tenn., $25 in advance at www.theblueloon. com, Gulliver's Books, or at The Blue Loon, 2999 Parks Highway, 457-5666

nature March 18 — STAR AND SKY NIGHT VIEWING, 7:30 p.m., view the stars and planets through giant telescopes set up by the Fairbanks Astronomical Unit, warm up with drinks in the Creamer’s Farmhouse, $3 suggested donation, 452-5162 March 24 — SPRING EQUINOX WALK, 1 p.m., take a very early spring walk on the Refuge trails to celebrate the changing of the seasons, look for signs of local animals that are active during the winter or are just waking up, program lasta 1-2 hours and there is a $3 suggested donation, Creamer’s Field Farmhouse, 452-5162 March 24 — SPRING BANQUET, 6 p.m., Midnight Sun Fly Casters and Trout Unlimited Spring Banquet, Dave Ames will answer the age old Question “Why Fisherman Lie,” $50, Westmark Hotel, 388-5961 March 31 — OWL PROGRAM, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., enjoy a talk and slide show about the ecology of our local owls, how to find them and identify their calls, and meet live owls, the 2:00 program is geared more for children, but everyone is welcome to attend either event, $3 suggested donation, 452-5162

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March 30 — LILY TOMLIN, 8 p.m., presented by the Fairbanks Concert Association, Hering Auditorium, www. March 23, 24, 25 — IABA faribanksconcert.org or 474-8081 HOME SHOW, 2-8 p.m. Friday, March 30 — BURNT ORANGE, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, over 150 10 p.m.- 2 a.m., The Big I, 122 booths representing every aspect Turner Street, 456-6437 of northern living, financing to March 31 — BURNT ORANGE, new construction, remodeling to 10 p.m.- 2 a.m., The Big I, 122 refurnishing, $4 adults, free to Turner Street, 456-6437 children 12 and under, Carlson


4 Spring 2012 Arts and Entertainment Calendar Center, www.fairbanksevents.com or kris@fairbanksevents.com or 474-9082 March 31 — 25TH CHOCOLATE BASH, 7:30-10 p.m., a medieval fantasy theme, black tie and chainmail optional, fundraiser for the University of Alaska Museum of the North, $75, 474-7505 or museum.uaf. edu March 31 — A WOMAN’S AFFAIR, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., over 145 booths highlighting health, education, fashion, fitness, finance, and career, $4 adults, free to children 12 and under, Carlson Center, www.fairbanksevents.com or kourtney@fairbanksevents.com or 474-9082

stage March 16-April 2 — A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Friday and Saturdays 8:15 p.m., 2 p.m. Sundays, by Tennessee Williams, directed by Frank L. Yaska, Riverfront Theater, 1852 Second Ave., $20, $18 seniors (65+) military and university students, $14 for teens, www. fairbanksdrama.org or 456-7529 March 17 — GROUNDLINGS PERFORMANCE, 7 p.m., “Scenes from Shakespeare,” presented by the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s youth troupe, The Groundlings, $12, Empress Theatre, www.fstalaska. org or 457-7638 March 18 — GROUNDLINGS PERFORMANCE, 2 p.m.,

“Scenes from Shakespeare,” presented by the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s youth troupe, The Groundlings, $12, Empress Theatre, www.fstalaska. org or 457-7638 March 23, 24, 30, 31 — ALL IN THE TIMING, 7:30 p.m., directed by Stephen Golux, Salisbury Theatre, University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, $716. 474-6590 or www.uaf.edu/ theatre

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Good Friday

First day of Passover

Easter

April 3 — TUESDAY TASTING, 7 p.m., long shadow project, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555

April 17 — TUESDAY TASTING, 7 p.m., specialty imports special guest, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555

peaks and ranges of the seven continents” by Stefan Werner, Noel Wien Library Conference April 20 — BRUSHES TO BOOKS, 5-9 p.m., family-oriented Room, 1215 Cowles St., contact: fundraising art event for the North Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or Pole Library, the gallery will feature golson@fnsblibrary.us original artwork donated by local April 10 — GREAT BOOKS artists as well as a silent auction DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 p.m., of local collections, the display will Living With the Past: “The Island” include some student work from by Gustaw Herling (p. 146-220), local competitions, 322-0623 Noel Wien Library Group Study Room #1, 1215 Cowles Street, April 21 — WATERCOLOR contact: Georgine Olson: 459WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-noon, by 1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us Matt Moberly, for intermediate to experienced painters, $45 per April 14 — LEAGUE OF person, reservations required, WOMEN VOTERS BOOK The Grange Gallery, North Pole, DISCUSSION GROUP, 10 a.m., contact John at 322-0623 “When Everything Changed: the amazing journey of American women from 1960 to present” April 3 — SCIENCE BOOKS by Gail Collins , Noel Wien Library DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 Conference Room, 1215 Cowles p.m., “Mountains from Space: Street, contact: Georgine Olson:

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April 10 — TUESDAY TASTING, 7 p.m., Shaw Ross, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555

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459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. us April 17 — OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING BOOK CLUB, 1:30 p.m., “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez, Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

April 24 — TUESDAY TASTING, 7 p.m., wonderful world of malbec, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555

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April 6 — CONTRADANCE, 8 p.m., live music by Swing Dogs and dance instruction with Barbara Braley, sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, April 23 — SCIENCE FICTION/ beginners welcome, Pioneer Park FANTASY DISCUSSION GROUP, Dance Center, information at contraborealis.org or 457-8957 7 p.m., “Sleepless” by Charlie Huston, Noel Wien Library Group April 7 — FIRST SATURDAY Study Room #1, 1215 Cowles SOCIAL DANCE, 8:30 p.m., Street, contact: Georgine Olson: $5 members, $6 non-members, 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. sponsored by Ballroom Dance


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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Saturday, March 17, 2012 Club of Fairbanks, dance to a mix of ballroom, swing and steamy Latin tunes, Pioneer Park Dance Center, 456-3331 or www. fairbanksballroom.org April 20 — THIRD FRIDAY SOCIAL DANCE, 8:30 p.m., $5 members, $6 non-members, sponsored by Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, no partner needed, dance to a mix of ballroom, swing and steamy Latin tunes at Pioneer Park Dance Center, 456-3331 or fairbanksballroom.org April 21 — CONTRADANCE, 8 p.m., live music by Ice Jam and dance instruction with Amy Steiner, sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, beginners welcome, Pioneer Park Dance Center, information at contraborealis.org or 457-8957

family April 21 — FAMILY READING TIME, 1-2 p.m., Stephen Crosgrove, each reading followed by an activity, all children take

home a free book, free, Berry Room, Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., 456-6212 April 21 — OPEN HOUSE AND MILITARY APPRECIATION, noon-4 p.m., a look behind the scenes at the labs where researchers make discoveries about the science, culture, health, and environment of Alaska, partnerships with local military organizations will be highlighted, free admission, University of Alaska Museum of the North, 474-7505

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April 28 — LE VENT DU NORD, 8 p.m., presented by the Fairbanks Concert Association, Hering Auditorium, www. faribanksconcert.org or 474-8081

• POTPOURRI AND APRIL FLOWERS, 5-8 p.m., works by Tom Nixon and Tammy Phillips, Phillips Studio and Gallery, 1222 Well St., suite 11, 479-0956 —

April 29 — CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS CONCERT, 4 p.m., Davis Concert Hall, $30, senior/military $25, student/children $10, www. fairbankssymphony.org or 4745733

• GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION, 5-8 p.m., 2 Street Gallery, a gallery of fine arts, featuring painting, pottery, glass, jewelry, fiber, iron work, sculpture and more, 535 Second Ave, suite 102, 455-4070 —

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April 2 — STEVE BROWN AND THE BAILERS, 9:30-12:30 p.m., April 19 — THIRD THURSDAY FILMS FOR ADULT AUDIENCES, a fine blend of Fairbanks folkabilly, $5, $4 students, UAF Pub, Wood 7 p.m., award-winning Center, 474-780 international and independent films, “Little Sparrows” (Australia; April 15 — JOHANSEN MUSIC 85 min); “A Lost and Found Box STUDIO SPRING RECITAL, 2 of Human Sensation” (Germany; p.m., violin students of Dr. Gail 15 min); , auditorium Noel Johansen will present a recital of Wien Library, 1215 Cowles classical music, including works Street,contact: Georgine Olson: by a variety of composers, from 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. Bach and Mozart to Kreisler, free, us Zion Lutheran Church, 2982

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April 12 — PRESCHOOL NATURE DISCOVERY PROGRAM, 1-2:30 p.m., “Birds of Prey,” includes reading a book, making a craft, and taking a brief walk on the refuge, Creamer’s Field Farmhouse, $3 donation per child is suggested and reservations are required, maximum of 15 children per class, call 452-5162 for reservations, program is sponsored by thread Resource and Referral and is designed

for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers, 452-5162 April 21 — THIRD ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN BAZAAR AND EARTH DAY FAIR, 10 a.m.4p.m., features include vendors from the community, a student art show, free workshops, a silent auction, plant sale and more, Randy Smith Middle School, 1401 Bainbridge Blvd., 4587600 April 28 — SPRING MIGRATION CELEBRATION, noon-4 p.m., annual celebration of spring migration at Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, scheduled to coincide with the peak of bird migration, the program consists of bird and wildlife viewing, information booths of local conservation organizations, nature walks and activities for the whole family such as puppet shows, crafts, and games, activities will take place both at Creamer’s Field and the Alaska Public Lands Information Center, free, 452-5162

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April 1 — A WOMAN’S AFFAIR, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, over 145 booths highlighting health, education, fashion, fitness, finance, and career, $4 adults, free to children 12 and under, Carlson Center, www.fairbanksevents.com or kourtney@fairbanksevents. com or 474-9082

March 16-April 2 — A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Fridays and Saturdays 8:15 p.m., 2 p.m. Sundays, by Tennessee Williams, directed by Frank L. Yaska, Riverfront Theater, 1852 Second Ave., $20, $18 seniors (65+) military and university students, $14 for teens, www. fairbanksdrama.org or 456-7529

April 7 — FABULOUS FEMINIST FUNDRAISER, 5:30 p.m., to benefit the Alaska Women’s Lobby, $40, Westmark Gold Room, more information on Facebook April 7 — CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY, noon3 p.m., refreshments, door prizes, entertainment and specials on popular items, free, Holm Town Nursery, 1301 30th Ave., www. holmtownnursery.com or 451+8733

April 1 — ALL IN THE TIMING, 2 p.m., directed by Stephen Golux, Salisbury Theatre, University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, $7-16. 474-6590 or www.uaf. edu/theatre April 13, 14 — 11TH ANNUAL 8 X 10 ALASKA PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL, 8:15 p.m., presented by

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Looking Glass Group Theatre and Fairbanks Drama Association, $20, Riverfront Theatre, 4567529 April 19-22, 26-29 — MISALLIANCE, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, written by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Rebecca Eddy, presented by the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre, $22, $18 military/senior/UAF, $12 under 18, Empress Theatre, www. fstalaska.org, 457-7638

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Cinco de Mayo

Mother’s Day

Victoria Day

Memorial Day

May 1 — SCIENCE BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 p.m., May 18 — FARM AND “The Soul of Medicine: Tales from GARDEN SHOW, 5-9 p.m., local the bedside” by Sherwin Neuland, artists will show original paintings Noel Wien Library Conference and sculpture related to gardening Room, 1215 Cowles St., contact: and agriculture in general, the Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or show is a tribute to local farmers golson@fnsblibrary.us and ranchers who play such an May 8 — GREAT BOOKS important role in our daily lives, DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 p.m., learn about the variety of locally Living With the Past: Selected grown foods that are available Poems by William Wordsworth, from nearby farms, The Grange Adrienne Rich, and Robert Lowell, Gallery, North Pole, contact John Noel Wien Library Group Study at 322-0623 Room #1, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 4591063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

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DISCUSSION GROUP, 10 a.m., “An Ethical Compass: coming of age in the 21st century” preface by Elie Wiesel, Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. us May 15 — OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING BOOK CLUB, 1:30 p.m., booktalk and selection of titles for Sept. 2012 through April 2013, Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. us

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8 Spring 2012 Arts and Entertainment Calendar 7 p.m., San Francisco wine exchange, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555 May 15 — TUESDAY TASTING, 7 p.m., vintus collection, prices vary, reservations recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., 450-0555

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Confusion and dance instruction with Barbara Braley, sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, beginners welcome, Pioneer Park Dance Center, information at contraborealis.org or 457-8957

May 5 — FIRST SATURDAY SOCIAL DANCE, 8:30 p.m., $5 members, $6 non-members, sponsored by Ballroom Dance May 22 — TUESDAY TASTING, Club of Fairbanks, dance to a mix 7 p.m., Alexander Valley of ballroom, swing and steamy vineyards, prices vary, reservations Latin tunes, Pioneer Park Dance recommended, Lavelle’s Bistro, Center, 456-3331 or www. 575 First Ave., 450-0555 fairbanksballroom.org

dance May 4 — CONTRADANCE, 8 p.m., live music by Celtic

May 25, 26, 27 — PETER PAN, 7 p.m. (25), 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (26), 4 p.m. (27), presented by Dance Theatre Fairbanks, $15-5, tickets available at Dance Theatre Fairbanks and Beaver Sports, West Valley High School Performing Arts Center, www. dancetheatrefairbanks.com or 452-1113

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with Lynn Basham, sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, beginners welcome, Pioneer Park Dance Center, information at contraborealis.org or 457-8957

May 19 — FAMILY READING TIME, 1-2 p.m., Jan Brett, each

reading followed by an activity, all children take home a free book, free, Berry Room, Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., 4566212

film May 17 — THIRD THURSDAY FILMS FOR ADULT AUDIENCES, 7 p.m., award-winning international and independent films, “Karen Cries on the Bus” (Colombia; 98 min); “Lessons from the Night” (Australia; 9 min), auditorium Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles Street,contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

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May 30 — FAIRBANKS SUZUKI INSTITUTE RECITAL, 12:45-1:45 p.m., Davis Concert Hall, UAF campus, 479-6634

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• FIRST FRIDAY, 5-8 p.m., 2 Street Gallery, a gallery of fine arts, featuring painting, pottery, glass, jewelry, fiber, iron work, sculpture and more, 535 Second Ave, suite 102, 455-4070

May 5 — SPRING CONCERT, 7 p.m., Fairbanks Community Band, free, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, communityband.org or 488-2807

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May 3 — FRED EAGLESMITH TRAVELING ROAD SHOW, 8 p.m., Pioneer Park Theater, $35, Acoustic Adventures, www. acoustic adventures.com, 4880556

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May 31 — REEL HISTORY, 7 p.m., “Call of the Wild,” free, Rasmuson Library, room 340, sponsored by the Alaska Historical Society and the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society, www.uaf.edu/ summer or 474-7021

May 31 — FAIRBANKS SUZUKI INSTITUTE RECITAL, 12:45-1:45 p.m., Davis Concert Hall, UAF campus, 479-6634

nature May 1 — CAMP DENALI AND THE LIFE OF GINNY WOODS, 7-8:30 p.m., presentation by Karen Brewster, Northern Voices Spring Series, Noel Wien library, Sponsored by the Northern Alaska Environmental Center and Fairbanks North Star Borough Library, 459-1020

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May 10 — PRESCHOOL NATURE DISCOVERY PROGRAM, 1-2:30 p.m., “Life in the Pond,” includes reading a book, making a craft, and taking a brief walk on the refuge, $3 donation per child is suggested and reservations are required, maximum of 15 children per class, call 452-5162 for reservations, Creamer’s Field Farmhouse, program is sponsored


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2012

Flag Day

Father’s Day

Summer Solstice

by thread Resource and Referral and is designed for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers, 4525162 May 13 — FROG WALK, 1 p.m., learn about Alaska’s elusive wood frogs and then take a walk in hopes of both hearing and seeing interior Alaska’s only amphibian, be sure to come dressed for the weather and don’t forget the mud boots, Creamer’s Field Farmhouse, program will last 1-2 hours, $3 suggested donation, 452-5162

refreshments, door prizes, entertainment and activities for kids, gifts for moms, free, Holm Town Nursery, 1301 30th Ave., www.holmtownnursery. com or 451+8733 June 22 — NOURISH YOUR SOUL-STICE, 5 p.m., a wellness fair, an evening of workshops, music, art exhibits and food, presented by the Fairbanks Resource Fair, free, 805 Airport Way, www.fraalaska.net

Empress Theatre, www.fstalaska. org, 457-7638 May 4-29 — LEADING LADIES, 8:15 p.m., Friday and Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays, by Ken Ludwig, directed by Monty Hughes, Riverfront Theater, 1852 Second Ave., $20, $18 seniors (65+) military and university students, $14 for teens, www. fairbanksdrama.org or 456-7529

June art June 3 — DESIGN ALASKA WILD ARTS WALK, noon-4 p.m., stroll the Refuge amid a colorful assortment of artists and musicians as they demonstrate their skills and display their work in this festive fundraising event,

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May 3-6 — MISALLIANCE, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, written by George Bernard p.m. Saturday, Fairbanks Lutheran Shaw, directed by Rebecca Church, 1012 Cowles St., 452Eddy, presented by the 3425 Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre, $22, $18 military/ May 13 — MOTHER’S DAY senior/UAF, $12 under 18, OPEN HOUSE, noon-3 p.m.,

May 20 — FARTHEST NORTH BIRDATHON, 4 p.m, participants ice cream party and species count, Georgeson Botanical Garden, 479-0848 May 30 — THE TOP 20 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ALASKA, 7 p.m., presentation by Ned Rozell, Schaible Auditorium, presented by the Northern Alaska Environmental Center

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May 11, 12 — MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND GARAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3

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May 3 — WOMEN OF DISTINCTION EVENT, 6 p.m., honors three distinguished women in the community, dinner and silent auction included, $90, Westmark Hotel Gold Room, 4564782


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Mar. 20, 2012: “Tribute to Paul Rossi” Mar. 27, 2012: “Rodney Strong” April. 3, 2012: “Long Shadow Project” April 10, 2012: “Shaw Ross” April 17, 2012: “Specialty Imports Special Guest” April 24, 2012: “Wonderful World of Malbec” May 1, 2012 “The Upside from Down Under” May 8, 2012: “San Francisco Wine Exchange” May 15, 2012: “Vintus Collection” May 22, 2012: “Alexander Valley Vineyards”

June 25 — SCIENCE FICTION/ FANTASY DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 p.m., “Red Pyramid” by Rick Riordan, Noel Wien Library Group Study Room #1, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. us

dance June 1 2, 3 — PETER PAN, 7 p.m. (1), 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (2), 4 p.m. (3), presented by Dance Theatre Fairbanks, $155, tickets available at Dance Theatre Fairbanks and Beaver Sports, West Valley High School Performing Arts Center, www. dancetheatrefairbanks.com or 452-1113

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June 7 — REEL HISTORY, 7 p.m., “Arctic Dance: Mardy Murie,” free, Rasmuson Library, room 340, sponsored by the Alaska Historical Society and the June 4 — SCIENCE FICTION/ Tanana-Yukon Historical Society, FANTASY DISCUSSION GROUP, www.uaf.edu/summer or 4747 p.m., “Beggars in Spain” by 7021 Nancy Kress, Noel Wien Library June 14 — REEL HISTORY, 7 Group Study Room #1, 1215 Cowles Street, contact: Georgine p.m., “The Odyssey of Captain Healy,” free, Rasmuson Library, Olson: 459-1063 or golson@ room 340, sponsored by the fnsblibrary.us Alaska Historical Society and the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society, June 5 — SCIENCE BOOKS www.uaf.edu/summer or 474DISCUSSION GROUP, 7 p.m., 7021 “The Snoring Bird: my family's journey through a century of biology” by Berndt Heinrich, Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles St., contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

Historical Society, www.uaf.edu/ summer or 474-7021 June 21 — THIRD THURSDAY FILMS FOR ADULT AUDIENCES, 7 p.m., award-winning international and independent films, “Protektor” (Czech Republic; 102 min); “I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors” (Canada; 15 min), auditorium Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles Street,contact: Georgine Olson: 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. us June 28 — REEL HISTORY, 7 p.m., “For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska,” free, Rasmuson Library, room 340, sponsored by the Alaska Historical Society and the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society, www.uaf.edu/ summer or 474-7021

first friday • FIRST FRIDAY, 5-8 p.m., 2 Street Gallery, a gallery of fine arts, featuring painting, pottery, glass, jewelry, fiber, iron work, sculpture and more, 535 Second Ave, suite 102, 455-4070 —

• ART SHOW, 5-8 p.m., Laura Myntti, Colleen Thomas, Holly Lena Winkelman at Well Street Art Company, 1304 Well St., 4526169 —

• ART OF THE OBSOLETE, 58 p.m., art works on display are June 21 — REEL HISTORY, created from electronics waste, 7 p.m., “Alone Across Alaska: recyclable materials and other 1,000 Miles of Wilderness,” free, found treasures, Interior Green Rasmuson Library, room 340, Star, 565 University Ave., 378sponsored by the Alaska Historical 0057 Society and the Tanana-Yukon —

lecture

June 4 — UAF LEGACY LECTURE, 7 p.m., political leader and author Willie Hensley, Davis Concert Hall, www.uaf.edu/ summer or 474-7021

Event schedule subject to change without notice For Reservations call 450-0555

June 6 — SIX STRESS REDUCTION TECHNIQUES THAT REALLY WORK, 7 p.m., lecture will describe a technique to assist in stress reduction with Brian Gerrard, Schaible Auditorium, www.uaf.edu/summer or 4747021

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June 5 — ALASKA’S SEA AND LAND LECTURE SERIES, 7 p.m., common garden pests and how to manage them, O’Neill building, room 201, University of Alaska Fairbanks campus,


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Mayan Palace Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Now OPEN 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Try Our New Lunch Bar Menu: Burgers • Salads • Appretizers

Fajitas This Mexican favorite comes on a sizzling plate to your table. It's served with rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo. Choice of flour or corn tortillas

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Chicken & Steak * Chicken Chipotle Tender chicken breast cooked in chipotle cream sauce with onions, and mushrooms served with rice and beans

* Baja Chicken Tender chicken breast cooked with green peppers, onions mushrooms, with ranchero sauce with rice and beans

* Steak Ranchero Tender flank steak pieces sautéed with onions, green peppers, and tomato sauce served with rice and beans

* Carne Asada A thin cut flank steak cooked to perfection with Mexican spices. One cheese enchilada served with rice and beans

* Milanesa Choice of chicken or steak (breaded) thinly cut, then deep fried. Served with rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo

* Carne Asada y Championes Thin cut flank steak covered with mushroom sauce serve with rice and beans and choice of flour or corn tortilla

Appetizers Mayan Combos Seafood Chicken & Steak Burritos Fajitas Ala Carte Salads Soups Side Orders Children's Menu Drinks & Desserts!

Seafood * Camarones a el Mojo de ajo Prawns salted in our garlic butter served over rice your choice of beans or salad

* Camarones Chipotle Prawns cooked in our chipotle cream sauce with onions and mushrooms with rice and beans

* Shrimp Momias Prawns wrapped in bacon, cooked in garlic butter, and served with rice and beans

* Camarones ala Diabla Prawns cooked in our sweet & hot sauce served with rice and beans

* Camarones Charros Prawns salted in butter, bacon bits, onions, green peppers, and white wine sauce. Served with rice and beans and flour or corn tortilla

*Camarones Rancheros Prawns salted in tomato sauce with onions, green peppers. Served with rice and beans and flour or corn tortilla

*Shrimp Scampi Prawns salted in garlic butter served with a side of rice and crisp, green salad with dressing

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6634 presented by Alaska Sea Grant College Program and the Alaska June 1 — SHOWCASE Cooperative Extension Service, RECITAL, 7 p.m., Zachary www.uaf.edu/summer or 474-7021 Spontak, violin, Davis Concert June 11 — FAMILY CULTURAL Hall, UAF campus, 479-6634 NIGHT, 7 p.m., The Culture of June 2 — FAIRBANKS Taiwan with Alex Hwu, director SUZUKI INSTITUTE RECITAL, of the UAF Center for Distance 12:45-1:45 p.m., Davis Concert Education, free, University of Hall, UAF campus, 479-6634 Alaska Museum of the North, sponsored by the Center for June 2 — FAIRBANKS Distance Education, www.uaf.edu/ SUZUKI INSTITUTE RECITAL, summer or 474-7021 5 p.m., Davis Concert Hall, UAF June 12 — ALASKA’S SEA campus, 479-6634 AND LAND LECTURE SERIES, 7 June 2 — CHAMBERS AND p.m., building with hardwood logs ELECTIVES RECITAL, 7 in Alaska, O’Neill building, room p.m., Davis Concert Hall, UAF 201, University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, 479-6634 campus, presented by Alaska Sea Grant College Program and June 3 — FAIRBANKS the Alaska Cooperative Extension SUZUKI INSTITUTE FINAL Service, www.uaf.edu/summer or CONCERT, 4:15 p.m., Davis 474-7021 Concert Hall, UAF campus, 479June 18 — FAMILY CULTURAL 6634 NIGHT, 7 p.m., beauty of Ukraine, with Inna Conner, free, University of Alaska Museum of the North, June 14 — PRESCHOOL sponsored by the Center for NATURE DISCOVERY Distance Education, www.uaf.edu/ PROGRAM, 1-2:30 p.m., summer or 474-7021 “Beauty in Flowers,” includes reading a book, making a craft, June 19 — ALASKA’S SEA AND LAND LECTURE SERIES, 7 and taking a brief walk on the p.m., the underwarter world of the refuge, $3 donation per child is suggested and reservations Aleutian Islands, O’Neill building, are required, maximum of room 201, University of Alaska 15 children per class, call Fairbanks campus, presented by Alaska Sea Grant College Program 452-5162 for reservations, Creamer’s Field Farmhouse, and the Alaska Cooperative program sponsored by thread Extension Service, www.uaf.edu/ Resource and Referral and is summer or 474-7021 designed for children ages 3-6 June 25 — FAMILY CULTURAL and their caregivers NIGHT, 7 p.m., the changing face of Grameen (rural) women of Bangladesh, free, University June 23 — 30TH ANNUAL of Alaska Museum of the North, FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWSsponsored by the Center for Distance Education, www.uaf.edu/ MINER MIDNIGHT SUN RUN, 10 p.m., 10K. UAF Patty Center summer or 474-7021 to Pioneer Park. Proceeds June 26 — ALASKA’S SEA AND benefit United Way of the LAND LECTURE SERIES, 7 p.m., Tanana Valley and local student athletes through scholarships. what is Alaska Sea Grant doing in West Africa?, O’Neill building, room Information 452-6046 201, University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, presented by Alaska Sea Grant College Program and June 29, 30 the Alaska Cooperative Extension — GROUNDLINGS Service, www.uaf.edu/summer or PERFORMANCE, 7 p.m., 474-7021 presented by the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s youth troupe, The Groundlings, $15, June 1 — FAIRBANKS SUZUKI $12 military/senior/UAF, $10 INSTITUTE GRADUATION under 18, Empress Theatre, RECITAL, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Davis www.fstalaska.org or 457-7638 Concert Hall, UAF campus, 479-


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