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March 16 — Potpourri II, What A Brush Can Do by Tom Nixon. Phillips Studio & Gallery, 1222 Well St Suite 11 upstairs in the Well & Good Studio building. 479-0956 March 16 — Watercolor Class, with Nikki Kinne. A 5 week long class, (March 16th, 23rd, 30th, April 6th & 13th). All skill levels welcome. Develop a greater understanding of the materials, and learn easy techniques that make you look brilliant. $300. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www.TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456-2787. March 17 — Annual Parka Parade, Second Avenue in front of the Co-op. Noon to 2 p.m.

March 18 — Introduction to Watercolor, beginners welcome. All supplies

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provided. Discover if watercolor is a good fit for you. $40. 1-4 p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, Mar 10 — Up with Art, FNSB School District 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www.TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456Art Show, Tues-Sat 12-6, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor 2787. Centennial Center, Pioneer Park

Mar 10 — Community Writers Meeting, March 18 — Cutout Animation, with Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park. 1 p.m.

Kevin O’Brien. A 3 week long class, (March 18th, 25th & April 1st). Make shadow puppetry with strings and cutouts, and then animate

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them. Compile animations, develop a You Tube account, upload animations and share the link with family & friends. Students need a digital camera, all other supplies are provided. $100. 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www. TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456-2787.

March 19 — Drawing Series, with Chloe Rachel (offered as independent classes, or signup for all 4. One class is $40, or all 4 for $120) Study light sources; Explore ways to express the shadow giving weight to objects. $40. 2:304:30p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. Register online at www. TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456-2787.

March 19 — Book Art Series, with Chloe Rachel. Make your own book, hear a short history about book binding, get a familiarization with the materials, and learn ways of binding. $40. 5:30-7:30p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, at 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. Register online at www.TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456-2787. March 20 — Fairbanks Watercolor Society, monthly meeting in the Blue Room at Pioneer Park. 6:30 p.m., refreshments, 7 p.m. meeting. Free and open to members and the public. Meeting place may be subject to change. Contact 456-3329 for information.

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Mbachu; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Meeting Room #1, 1215 Cowles Street.

March 30 — Statewide Poetry Contest Literary Reading, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park, 7 p.m.

March 20 — Cinema Arts Committee Meeting, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial

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March 25 — Science Fiction / Fantasy Group, “Who Fears Death� by Nnedi Okorafor-

provided. Discover if watercolor is a good fit for you. $40. 1-4 p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www.TheArtsLearningCenter.com or 456-2787.

XXVII, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park. Noon to 6 p.m.

March 30 — Intake, for Interior Artisans

March 31 — Intake, for Interior Artisans XXVII, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park. Noon to 5 p.m.

books March 19 — Osher Book Club; “Island Beneath the Sea�,by Isabelle Allende; 1:30 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles Street. 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary. us

film March 21 — Third Thursday Films, award-winning international and independent films; “Vasermil� (Israel; 95 min.); “Transparent Black: (Israel; 20 min.); 7 p.m., auditorium; Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles Street.

music/nightlife March 9 — Fairbanks Community Band, winter concert, “Motion and Emotion of Music.� 7 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Civic Center Theatre. Free admission, donations greatly appreciated. Website: www.communityband.org or 488-2807 for more information

March 16 — Contra Dance, with Ice Jam and Lynn Basham, 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http://contraborealis.org/ March 23 — Singer Songwriter Showcase, the annual spotlight of Angry, Young & Poor’s most musically talented Disorganizers will be hosted by the immeasurable Spank Williams & features the salubrious ballads of Jesse Bartlett, Chuck Brainerd, Heather Warren, Jeremy Harrod, Bryan Whitten & many more of your favorite locals. $5, 21+, 10 p.m. at the Marlin. All proceeds benefit Angry, Young & Poor 2013.

special event March 16 — Animal Shelter Fund Event, at the Warwick Glass Studio. No entry fee. Glassblowing demonstration, refreshments, and sale of glass art with all proceeds donated to the Shelter Fund. 2825 Horner Court. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March 22 — IABA Home Show, with more than 150 booths representing every aspect of northern living. Educational seminars take place throughout the weekend addressing all phases of your home building project. Admission is $4 for adults and kids 12 and under free. Click on the home show picture at www.fairbanksevents. com for a list of participating businesses and a full seminar schedule. For info kris@fairbanksevents. com or 474-9082. 2-8 p.m. at the Carlson Center; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 23; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24.

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april a production by FST’s Spring Beak Drama Camp students (ages 8-18) March 15, 16 at 7 p.m., March 17 at 2p.m.. Tickets $10 at the Empress Theatre (3rd Avenue between Cushman and Lacey). For more information visit www.fstalaska. org or call 907-457-7638.

March 22 — THEATRE UAF, spring mainstage production of “Speech & Debate” by Stephen Karam. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. March 22, 23, 29, 30 and at 2 p.m. March 24. Lee H. Salisbury Theatre on campus. Prepurchase prices (TheatreUAF.org): students $7; UAF faculty/staff $11; public: $14. At-Door prices: students $9; UAF faculty/staff $13; public $16. 474-6590

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April 2 — Drawing Series, with Chloe Rachel. Study the human form; Learn mathematical proportions of the human figure; Explore drawing with different media. $40. 2:30-

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photos. Children should be 9+, or have an adult take the class with them. Students need a digital camera, all other supplies are provided. $100. 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, at 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www.TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 4562787.

April 5 — Visual Studies, work reflective

April 9 — Portrait Drawing, with Chloe

of participation with Arts Learning Center. Artist reception at 5-8 p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. Call 456-2787 with questions.

Rachel. Learn mathematical proportions of the human head; Explore drawing with different media. All supplies provided. $40. 2:30-4:30p. m., at the Arts Learning Center, at 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www. TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456-2787.

Showroom, 1741 College Road (across from the Fairgrounds), featuring an artist TBA each month.

April 5 — First Friday, “Interior Artisans

April 5 — Family Tree, by Raven Spirits Studio. A sculpted Raven show by Mary Ann Fortune, 5-8 p.m. Phillips Studio & Gallery, 1222 Well St Suite 11 upstairs in the Well & Good Studio building. 479-0956 April 6 — EGO Literary Reading, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park, 7 p.m.

April 1 — Juror’s Lecture, or Interior Artisans XXVIII with SHALA DOBSON, Blue Room, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park, 7 p.m.

April 5 — First Friday, White Palms Artist

April 2 — Book Art Series, creating a children’s book, with Chloe Rachel. Write, illustrate and produce a special gift for the child in your life. $40. 5p.m.-8p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, at 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www.TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 4562787.

April 8 — Claymation, with Kevin O’Brien. A 3-week long class, (April 8, 15 & 22). Students make a storyboard; Learn to make armature construction; Learn to photograph manipulation of armature; Develop an animation out of a series of

April 12 — Cel Animation, with Kevin O’Brien. A 3-week long class, (April 12, 19 & 26). Students create their own cel animations by learning storyboarding, industry standards, creating and drawing their primary thing to be animated in different states, learn ‘ghetto’ & and traditional ways to animate the drawings. Students will complete the class by uploading their animations to YouTube. Students need a digital camera, all other supplies are provided. $100. 5:30p.m. – 7:30 p.m., at the Arts Learning Center, at 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. Register online at www. TheArtsLearningCenter.com or call 456-2787.

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April 6 — A Woman’s Affair, with more than 160 booths highlighting health, education, fashion, fitness, finance and career. A variety of Pioneer Park. 6:30 p.m. Refreshments and 7:00 Fusion and Lynn Basham, Location TBD. http:// April 22 — Science fiction / fantasy seminars are offered throughout the weekend p.m. meeting. Featured will be Tom Nixon giving contraborealis.org/ group — “Ready Player One”,by Ernest covering contemporary topics of interest to women us a demo on painting puddles and standing Cline; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Meeting Room special event as well as shopping opportunities. Admission $4 water. Free and open to members and the public. #1, 1215 Cowles St. for adults; kids 12 and under free. Click on the Meeting place may be subject to change. Contact April 7 — 4th Annual Spring Tea, 2:30family woman’s affair picture at www.fairbanksevents. 456-3329 for information. 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Join soloist Janice Trumbull com for a list of participating businesses and and singers from Northern Lights Academy as they April 29 — Storyteller Jim Weiss, Noel books a full seminar schedule. For info kourtney@ perform musical highlights from Disney’s classic Wien Library Auditorium, p.m. Nationally known fairbanksevents.com or 474-9082. Event runs tale Mary Poppins, while enjoying an afternoon storyteller Jim Weiss brings to life classics, myths April 2 — Science Books Discussion 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. tea with catered treats and bidding on silent and traditional stories for children of all ages. Jim’s Group, “The Greatest Show On Earth: The auction items at the First United Methodist Church April 7. performances offer a high quality entertainment evidence for Evolution” by Richard Dawkins; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 experience, and give children a personal affiliation on Cowles St. Single tickets $15, or to reserve a table for eight, call Felicia Burud 388-0328. To with classical literature and the characters that Cowles St. April 6 — Fabulous Feminist Fundraiser, donate silent auction items, call Lori Packee at make the stories great. Free. Sponsored by the 21st annual, to benefit The Alaska Womens’ 460-6024. Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries. Lobby. 5:30 p.m. social hour/open bar; 6:30 April 9 — Great Books Discussion Information: 459-1052. p.m. dinner and silent auction all evening; 7 p.m. Group; “As You Like It”,by William outcry auction with auctioneer Susan Stitham. Shakespeare; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Meeting April 5 — Friday Wine Tasting, at A film At Westmark Gold Room. Cost: Table of 10 in Room #1, 1215 Cowles St. Woman’s Affair, 6-9 p.m. at the Carlson Center. advance $400, $40 /single ticket. 590-9106 or Sponsored by Image Optical, the evening will April 18 — Third Thursday Films, for visit Fabulous Feminist Fundraiser on Facebook. feature more than 70 wines courtesy of Gold adult audiences. Award-winning international and April 13 — League of Women Voters, Hill Imported Beer and Fine Wines and K&L book discussion group, “The Founding Gardeners: independent films; “Before Your Eyes” (Turkey; Distributors, hors d oeuvres, Friday night only door April 7 — SKI FOR WOMEN, a fundraiser 102 min.); “It’s My Turn” (Turkey; 10 min.); 7 The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation” by Andrea Wulf; p.m., Auditorium; Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles prizes donated by A Woman’s Affair participating for the Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent businesses and more. Admission is $25 and must Living. 12:30 p.m. Cost is discretionary donation 10:00 a.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, St be 21 or accompanied by an adult. No-alcohol 1215 Cowles St. to the Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living. Premusic/nightlife tickets are $10. All admissions include a weekend register at Beaver Sports, Goldstream Sports or pass to A Woman’s Affair. Raven Cross Country (Pre-registration deadline April 16 — Osher Book Club, “Hotel on April 5 — Contra Dance, with Eel House is 5 p.m., April 5.) Post ski potluck, door prizes the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel,” by Jamie and Barbara Braley, 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance April 20 — Contra Dance, with Gaelic

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the Pionner Park Theatre. Tickets range $10-$35 at www.operafairbanks.org, info 479-7372. Runs April 12-14.

hour before the concert. Admission: $15 adults; $10 children under 12, military and seniors.

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stage April 5-7 — Lear Khehkwaii, a Gwich’in inspired production of Shakespeare’s King Lear, promoting language revitalization through the performance of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy. Catch one of only six public performances of the 90-minute production touring to schools across Alaska as part of the NEA’s Shakespeare in American Communities theatre initiative. April 5 & 6 at 8 p.m., April 7 at 2p.m.. May 10 & 11 at 8 p.m., May 12 at 2 p.m.. Tickets $15 at the Empress Theatre (3rd Avenue between Cushman and Lacey). For more information visit www. fstalaska.org or call 907-457-7638. April 12 — The Velveteen Rabbit, a children’s opera composed by Ravonna Martin, conducted by George Rydlinsky with music performed by the Fairbanks Youth Symphony Orchestra. Performed in English and fully staged at

April 18 — BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, by Lathrop High School drama department, 7 p.m. Herring Auditorium. Tickets: $15 adults 18 and over; $10 seniors 65 and over; $10 ages 2-17.

April 19 — BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, by Lathrop High School drama department, 7 p.m. Herring Auditorium. Tickets: $15 adults 18 and over; $10 seniors 65 and over; $10 ages 2-17. April 19 — North Star Ballet’s Spring Gala, “The Firebird.” Salisbury Theater at the

May art May 1 — Comic Book First Friday, featuring some of Alaska’s finest comic and graphic artists, including Chad Carpenter of “Tundra” and Jamie Smith of “Nuggets.” 5-8 p.m., Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, 3039 Davis Road.

UAF Performing Arts Complex. Tickets: adult $22; child $10; senior/students $18. For more information contact NSB at 451-8800 or www. thenorthstarballet.org. Runs April 19-21.

May 3 — First Friday, “Earth Fire and

April 20 — BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,

May 3 — First Friday, Fairbanks 2014 Arctic

by Lathrop High School drama department, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Herring Auditorium. Tickets: $15 adults 18 and over; $10 seniors 65 and over; $10 ages 2-17.

Winter Games event, 5-8 p.m. 330 Barnette, Fairbanks 2014 Arctic Winter Games Host Society. Visit our new office where we will be showcasing local student art, K-6. 456-2014.

April 30 — Northland Youth Choir, and Aurora Women’s Choral Spring Concert. 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church on 7th and Cushman Street. Tickets may be purchased at the door one

May 3 — FIRST FRIDAY, The Artisan’s Courtyard to host Yelena Mazour-Matusevich in her presentation “2 Years After” featuring acrylics, water colors, wooden objects, prints and cards.

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Fibre XXVIII, 5-8 p.m. Also, from 7-8 p.m., the 2013 Interior Mayor’s Awards for the Arts- with refreshments to follow in the Bear Gallery.

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May 3 — Brush The Aurora, by Steve Cross, a rare collection of works created by Alaskan spirits at -40 below. Phillips Studio & Gallery, 1222 Well St Suite 11 upstairs in the Well & Good Studio building. 479-0956. 5-8 p.m. May 4 — UAF Press, women’s authors Continued on page 7


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literary reading, Bear Gallery, 3rd Floor Centennial Center, Pioneer Park, 7 p.m.

Garcia, workshop instructor. Free and open to members and the public. Contact 456-3329 for information.

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May 13 — Joe Garcia, nationally known

May 7 — Science Books Group, “In

watercolor instructor from San Diego, will conduct a 5-day watercolor workshop in Fairbanks. Cost is $375. Contact Nelda Nixon for more information, 456-3329.

Search of Time: The Science of a Curious Dimension” by Dan Falk; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles St.

May 11 — League of Women Voters, May 15 — Fairbanks Watercolor Society, monthly meeting in the Blue Room at Pioneer Park. 6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7 p.m. meeting. Featured speaker will be Joe

book discussion group; “The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl” by Timothy Egan; 10 a.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215

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UAF Leadership Workshop Series June 30-July 3, 2013 UAF Community and Technical College Fee: $100 (includes fees, meals, and program curriculum) Description: Daytime workshop experience designed to develop leadership skills in high school students.

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May 14 — Great Books Discussion Group; “Middlemarch”,by George Elliot (check with discussion leader for the correct edition); 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Meeting Room #1, 1215 Cowles St.,

May 21 — Osher Book Club, booktalk & selection of titles for September 2013 through April 2014; 1:30 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles St.

family May 28 — Summer Reading Program, for children and teens. Sign-Up Starts. Summer Reading Program is a free reading incentive program for 2-year-olds through sixth graders. The Summer Reading Program runs through July 27. Locations: Noel Wien Library (1215 Cowles Street, Fairbanks), North Pole Branch Library (601 Snowman Lane, North Pole), and FNSB Bookmobile (various locations). Sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries. Information: 459-1052.

film May 16 — Third Thursday Films, for adult audiences; award-winning international and independent films; “Prairie Love” (United States;

81 min.); “A Family Portrait” (U. K.; 5 min.); 7 p.m., auditorium; Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St.

lecture/classes May 11-12 — Understanding Your Digital Camera, introduction to digital photography for the student with limited or no photographic experience. Topics covered will include features and functions of the digital camera, use of light, depth of field, point of view, composition, taking black & white and color photographs, digital manipulation with Photoshop, and ink jet printing. Students are required to bring their own digital camera. Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-4 p.m., Bunnell 319

May 13-24 — Hands-on Documentary Production, by Robert Prince. Production of a short video documentary from start to finish on a subject to be announced. The class will work collectively to produce the film. Students will have the opportunity to work in various positions from director, producer, camera operator, sound, editing, etc. Monday-Friday, 12:30-5 p.m., Bunnell 106

May 14-18 — Introduction to Alaska’s Birds, by Susan Sharbaugh. Introduction to identifying and appreciating Alaska’s amazing

avifauna. Includes lectures and field trips to become familiar with plumage and morphological variation of birds common to interior Alaska during spring migration. Includes discussion of overwintering migration strategies, behavior, habitat use and foraging habits. Tuesday-Friday, 6-9 p.m., Irving 103 and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Irving 103

May 14 - June 11 — Bicycle Maintenance & Repair, by Simon Rakower. Comprehensive and practical, hands-on bicycle maintenance and repair, focusing on road and mountain bikes. Emphasis on drive chain, shifting, brakes, wheels (straightening), tires, tubes (flats), steering systems, cable replacement and lubrication. Review geometry and physics of the bicycle, the world’s most efficient means of transportation. Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m., Gruening 307

May 31 — Mosses and Lichens: A World Underfoot, Denali National Park botanist Sarah Stehn will lead this introductory field course on Denali’s diverse group of mosses and lichens. Participants will investigate the biology and ecology of these organisms as they explore the landscape and learn to identify the most common and charismatic species. Course based out of the Murie Science and Learning Center field camp located along the Teklanika

River. Lodging, meals and instruction included in the $330 course fee. For more information or to register, please visit www.alaskageographic.org or call 907-683-6432. Class is May 31 to June 2.

music/nightlife May 4 — Fairbanks Piano Festival Competition, sponsered by the Interior Alaska Keyboard Teachers. This annual event gives area piano students a chance to compete in 32 different categories from baroque to contemporary divided by age and develop.m.ent level. Peter Mack from Cornish College of the Arts will be this year’s judge. Gold and silver medals will be awarded in each class. Deadline to enter is March 25. To enter a student, or for more information, please contact Patti Gallagher at music. maker@live.com. There is a nominal charge for participation, but coming and enjoying the music is free and encouraged. 9 am - 5 p.m. North Pole Missionary Chapel, 2485 Dawson Rd., North Pole.

May 4 — Contra Dance, with Eel House and Barbara Braley, 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http://contraborealis.org/ May 5 — Piano Festival Awards, venue pending. Gold Medal/Honors Recital with a special appearance by Peter Mack. This recital will be the culmination of the Fairbanks Piano Festival.

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Saturday, March 16, 2013 It will feature the gold medal winners from the competition as well as other honorable mention students chosen by their teachers. The recital will conclude with several selections performed by Peter Mack, professor at Cornish College of the Arts. Admission is free. Donations will be appreciated.

May 10 — Spots vs. Stripes, end of school party. School’s out for summer and that’s something to dance about. Music (until the beer runs out) by Circle the Sun, Hobo Knife, Jesse Bartlett & Friends, Annie Where the Sun Don’t Shine & more. Wear your loudest spots or stripiest stripes & win wonderful prizes during the massive Dance-Off! FREE!, 21+, 7 p.m. at The UAF Pub, All proceeds benefit Angry, Young & Poor 2013

May 11 — Fairbanks Community Band, spring concert, 7 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Civic Center Theatre. free admission, donations greatly appreciated. Website: www. communityband.org or 488-2807 for more information.

Fairbanks, A Gonzo Prom. “When the going gets weird...” the weird don’t stop in bat country. It’s a night of wanton DJs, intemperate dancing & Dionysian debauchery at the annual AYP prom fundraiser. Find a pith helmet, aviator glasses or your fanciest formal dress & call it a night in Vegas: there’s prizes for costumes that try harder than others. $5, 21+, 10 p.m., at the Marlin. All proceeds benefit Angry, Young & Poor 2013

Youth Choir’s 2013-2014 season. Boys and girls who are 8 years and older are invited to audition for our next choir season, which begins in late August 2013. No experience necessary, but must meet some basic qualifications. Should have the desire to learn and to sing quality choral music. Costs include tuition and uniforms. Some financial scholarships available. For more information visit www.northlandchoir.org or call choir director Melissa Downes at 907-388-0543.

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May 29 — Suzuki Institute Concerts, from May 28 to June 2. All concerts are free and take place at the Monroe Catholic School Enrollment is open to violin, viola, cello, and flute students who currently study the Suzuki method. May 29, 30 and June 1, 12:45-1:45 p.m.; May 31, 12:30-1:45 p.m., graduation recital, free; May 31, showcase recital of Patrick Hopkins, cello 7 p.m.; June 1, chamber music and electives recital, 7 p.m.; June 2, final concert, 4:15 p.m.

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* June 14, Flag Day

**June 16, father’s day

June 7 — Amy Reisland-Speer, artist reception at 5-8 p.m.at the Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. Call 456-2787 with questions.

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June 19 — Fairbanks Watercolor Society, annual solstice picnic in the Square

May 18 — Contra Dance, with Ice Jam and Lynn Basham. Annual Members’ Meeting. 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http://contraborealis. org/

333rd annual performance, “Eclectic, Electric, Eccentric” 8 p.m., Davis Concert Hall on the UAF Campus. Donations gratefully accepted. For more information, contact laharriger@alaska.edu or 474-7555

Dance Pavilion right behind the big round building. This is a potluck-paint out. We eat, chat and then we paint. 6:30 starting time. Free and open to the public. Contact Nelda Nixon, 456-3329 for more info.

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June 3 — Science Fiction / Fantasy Group, “Gateway & All the Lives He Led” by Frederick Pohl; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Meeting Room #1, 1215 Cowles St.

June 4 — Science Books Discussion Group, “The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems” by Henry Petroski; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles St.

June 7 — First Friday, opening reception, Dan Kennedy & Nancy McHugh, 5-7 p.m.

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June 8 — League of Women Voters, book discussion group; selection of titles for September 2013 through July 2014; 10 a.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles St.

June 24 — Science Fiction / Fantasy Group, “Girl Genius. Volume 1, Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank” by Phil Foglio; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Meeting Room #1, 1215 Cowles St.

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March 19: “Tribute to Paul Rossi” March 26: “Zinfully Delicious” April 2: “Taste Washington” April 9: “Rodney Strong Vineyards w/ Manning Larson” April 16: “Passion for Paso” April 23: “ABC Whites (Anything but Chardonnay)” April 30: “Backyard Barbeque Beers” May 7: “Summer Cocktails w/ Larry” May 14: “Merryvale wines w/ Phil Corrente” Event schedule subject to change without notice For Reservations call 450-0555

adult audiences; award-winning international and independent films; “Seven Minutes in Heaven” (Israel; 98 min.); “Grandmothers” (Brazil; 12 min.); 7 p.m., Auditorium; Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St.

lecture/classes June 3-7 — Fairbanks 911, Inside the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Systems, ages 13-15. Instructed by Mike Daku & Ed Husted. Monday-Friday, 10 am-4 p.m., 604 Barnette, Room 211. Parent & student orientation meeting, May 29, 6-7 p.m., Room 119 June 4 — Healthy Living Lecture Series, Navigating Health Insurance: Understanding insurance and health care bills with Jim Lynch, Chief Financial Officer, FMH/DC. 7 p.m., Murie Building Auditorium

digital camera, use of light, depth of field, point of view, composition, taking black & white and color photographs, digital manipulation with Photoshop, and ink jet printing. Students are required to bring their own digital camera. Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-4 p.m., Bunnell 319

June 24 — Family Cultural Night, Walking with the Daishi: An 88-temple Buddhist pilgrimage around Shikoku Island, Japan, with Erica Keiko Iseri. 7 p.m., Murie Building Auditorium

June 25 — Landscape Painting, Alaskan artist David Mollett will lead this field based course in Denali National Park. Covering the concepts of space, light, color, composition, and scale, participants will work from drawings and small painted studies to finished oil and acrylic paintings. All levels are welcome! Course based out of the Murie Science and Learning Center field camp located along the Teklanika River. Lodging, meals and instruction included in the $440 course fee. For more information or to register, please visit www.alaskageographic.org or call 907-683-6432. Class is June 25-28 June 28-30 — Introduction to Field Entomology, by Derek Sikes. Introduction to field entomological techniques. Professional procedures to collect and process (sort, mount, database and label) non-marine arthropods. Includes skills necessary to identify most groups to Order. Students will create a collection from which specimens will be chosen for the University of Alaska Museum Insect Collection and the Teaching Collection. Friday, 6-9 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 am-6 p.m., Murie 302

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June 21 — Wildlife Tracking and Signs, June 15 — Contra Dance, and more with tracker Tim Buechle will lead this introductory field course to learn tracking and observation skills in Denali National Park. Basics of tracking such as identifying, timing, and interpreting tracks and other signs will be included, as well as a look at the relationships between different wildlife species and how they are all connected within the ecosystem. Course based out of the Murie Science and Learning Center field camp located along the Teklanika River. Lodging, meals and instruction included in the $350 course fee. For more information or to register, please visit www. alaskageographic.org or call 907-683-6432. Class is June 21-23

June 22-23 — Understanding Your Digital Camera, by Adam Ottavi Schiesl. 18407371-3-16-13A&E

Introduction to digital photography for the student with limited or no photographic experience. Topics covered will include features and functions of the

guest caller-instructor Richard Powers. 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http://contraborealis.org/

stage June — The Hot Mess, a sexy show. Anything could happen and probably will. Whatever happens, it’s sure to be ‘A Sexy.’ June 2013, date and location TBA, check Angry Young and Poor on Facebook for updates. All proceeds benefit Angry, Young & Poor 2013

June 28-30 — The Groundling’s Present, a reduced production of one of Shakespeare’s plays by FST’s Summer Drama Camp students, The Groundlings and Fledglings (ages 8-18) June 28 & 29 at 7 p.m., June 30 at 2p.m.. Tickets $10 at the Empress Theatre (3rd Avenue between Cushman and Lacey) For more information visit www.fstalaska.org or call 907xxx-xxxx


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Youth Choir. For more information visit www. northlandchoir.org or call director Melissa Downes at 907-388-0543.

Aug. 1 — Auditions, for Aurora Women’s Chorale, women ages 18 and older who love to sing are invited to a brief meet and greet the

directors. Auditions are short and demonstrate one’s ability to sing in tune. No past choral experience necessary. Weekly Tuesday evening rehearsals begin in early September, 2013 and focus on vocal technique for a fine choral sound and the performance of quality choral music written for women’s voices. For more information visit www.northlandchoir.org or call directors Marvilla Davis at 907-479-2914 or Melissa Downes at 907-388-0543.

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music/nightlife July 14 — Contra Dance, with FSAF musicians Caitlin Warbelow, Kyle Sanna, and Dan Lowery. 7 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http:// contraborealis.org/

music/nightlife Aug. 17 — Contra Dance, caller and band TBA. 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http://contraborealis.org/

special event Aug. 30 — Dance Camp North, Olympics. Events run through July 20 at the Carlson Center. Check www.weio.org for a complete list of events.

stage July 11 — Carmen, by Georges Bizet, composer; conducted by Maestro Gregory Buchalter of the N.Y. Metropolitan Opera, Hering Auditorium. Single ticket pricing $25-$65. Puchase tickets online at operafairbanks.org. More info call 479-7372. Starring internationally acclaimed mezzo soprano Vivica Genaux. Featuring choreographer and principal dancer Sara Erde of the N.Y. Metropolitan Opera dance corps. In French with English subtitles. July 11 and 13.

In-Town Dance with Great Bear Trio and caller TBD. 8 p.m. at Pioneer Park Dance Hall. http://contraborealis.org/

July 17 — WEIO, the World Eskimo Indian

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Looking and paying for child care doesn't have to be scary!

Aug. 31 — Dance Camp North 2013, with guest band Great Bear Trio. For more information, visit: contraborealis.org.

We're here to help!

special event Aug. 18 — Renewable Energy Fair, eighth annual, at Chena Hot Springs Resport. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free workshops and seminars, free food, free kid’s activities. www.chenahotsprings. com or www.chenapower.com

Looking for help paying for child care? Call 479-2212 Looking for help finding child care? Call 479-2204

North Pole Martial Arts

Email: thread@thrivalaska.com Online: www.threadalaska.com Member Hwa-Rang Taekwondo federation www.htftaekwondo.com Call for Class Schedules www.northpolemartialarts.com

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Child Care Assistance & Child Care Referrals These services are made available through the State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, Division of Public Assistance.

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