Week’s events: Karen Parr, skin health, blanket toss, O Tallulah

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Murie Building auditorium, Georgeson Botanical Garden

University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning is hosting nearly 50 free lectures, concerts and other events this summer. Here is what’s happening during the week ahead:

  • On Monday, June 5, the 2017 UAF Legacy Lecture will feature An Evening with Karen Parr. A 1966 graduate of the University of Alaska, Parr served as a longtime teacher, three-term member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough assembly and as the driving force behind Raven Landing, a residence and community center for Fairbanks seniors. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. at the Murie Building auditorium.
  • On Tuesday, June 6, the Healthy Living lecture series will feature dermatologist Dr. Brooke Walls discussing “Skin cancer: The complete story.” The lecture will be at 7 p.m. at the Murie Building auditorium.
  • On Wednesday, June 7, the Discover Alaska lecture series will present John Monahan, director of UAF Upward Bound, on “The modern blanket toss.” The lecture will be at 7 p.m. at the Murie Building auditorium.
  • On Thursday, June 8, the Music in the Garden concert series will host O Tallulah. This family trio of local singer-songwriters performs classic country, folk and gospel. Music begins at 7 p.m. at the Georgeson Botanical Garden.

For more information, visit www.uaf.edu/summer/events or call 907-474-7021.