Events

May 11, 2017

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a monthly food preservation series in Palmer that begins May 11.
Palmer Extension agent Julie Cascio will teach the classes, which include a combination of instruction and hands-on food preservation activities.

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May 15, 2017

Enterpreneurs who wish to start and operate a specialty food business in Alaska may get guidance through an online workshop offered May 15-18. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and the Marine Advisory Program will host the workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each night live via Zoom, a computer-based videoconferencing program.

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April 21, 2017

April is Month of the Military Child, and Alaskans are asked to “purple up” on April 21 to honor military youth. Candi Dierenfield, the Alaska 4-H Military Partnerships program director, said wearing purple is a visible way to show support and thank military children for their strength and sacrifices.

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April 15, 2017

The Georgeson Botanical Garden Society will host a Spring Green Up fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at The Hub. The community is invited to meet members of the society and fellow gardeners and to discover what’s new at the Georgeson Botanical Garden in 2017.

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April 15, 2017

A short film developed in part by UAF faculty and students will be shown in the Hess Recreation Center on April 15 as a part of the Thaw Out Film Festival hosted by the UAF Film Club. The festival starts at 7 p.m. “Feels Good,” was written and directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean of Barrow, Alaska. Maya Salganek, UAF assistant professor of film and media arts, served as executive producer, and UAF students in the Film Reel Alaska Mentoring Experience program worked as crew.

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April 14, 2017

The annual Permafrost Book Prize Reading will feature authors Anand Prahlad and Scott Russell Sanders at 7 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the University of Alaska Museum of the North auditorium. Prahlad won the 2016 Permafrost Book Prize offered by Permafrost, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ literary journal. Sanders judged the entries.

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