Anchorage Make-A-Wish Foundation seeks volunteers

Alaska Volunteers:
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is hoping to increase the volunteer pool in the Anchorage area, and is wondering if you know of anyone who is interested in becoming an Anchorage area Wish Granter.  The next online training will be Saturday March 19. Click HERE for more information.

HP Photosmart All-in-One Printer - Free to Good Home

HP PSC 2410 - B&W and Color printer/copier/scanner/fax.  Works fine. Compatible with Mac OS 9.1 and higher, and MS Windows 98, 2000, and XP; all specs are online at  hp.com.  Comes with 4 extra black ink cartridges (HP 56), software, manual, etc.  Our new computer came with a new printer, so this one needs a new home. Contact Ardith Lynch.

Quilt Raffle

Soroptimist International of Fairbanks

Donated by Jane Digan; Quilted by Sue Eikerman

Proceeds to benefit projects for women and girls in the community. $5.00 per ticket or 5 for $20.

Contact Linda Hall or call 456-3878;
also at the S Salon, 9th & Cushman: 374-3181.

Drawing to be held at the 2011 Woman’s Affair at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, on Sunday April 3rd at 4 pm.  Need not be present to win.

Free Classified Ad listings

The classified section of the Statewide Voice can be used to sell, buy or trade household items, vehicles, computers, etc. It is also a great place to advertise fundraisers or events for sports teams, scout troops, churches and other organizations. No commercial advertising please. To list your classified ad or event listing contact Statewide Voice editor Monique Musick at mmusick@alaska.edu.

Calendar Of Events

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 – Sunday, March 6, 2011

2011 Anchorage Fur Rendezvous
Ten days of winter fun, with unique sporst competitions, wild events loaded with Alaska winter flair and community events celebrating Anchorage's cultural heritage. Popular events such as the Outhouse Races, Running of the Reindeer and the Miners and Trappers Charity Ball will all return, along with newbies including the exciting Yukigassen snowball battles. Check out the calendar of events. Visit www.furrondy.net and www.anchorage.net/rondy for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011

Famous for Fifteen playwright workshop presentation
UAF's Student Drama Association is pleased to announce its production of six short plays, written, directed, and produced by students and community members. This production features works by Melissa Buchta, Grace McCarthy, Amanda McKlveen, Isaac Paris, Maura Sateriale, and Michael Schaeffer. Some of the shows feature adult content. The pieces are presented in "Readers Theatre" format, in conjunction with a "talk back" between the playwrights and the audience.
The production is one night only, Saturday, February 26th at 7 p.m.  Admission is free. The Lee H. Salisbury theater is located at 311 Tanana Drive in the Fine Arts Complex inside the Great Hall on the campus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Find SDA on Facebook!  

Additional information for this play is available online.

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

7th AnnualLibrary Lallapalooza
The John Trigg Ester Library is having its
7th annual Librarypalooza fundraiser at the Annex gallery at 2922 Parks Highway, near Water Wagon, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to come to this celebration of books, cuisine, and culture. Live music, a fashion show, and a lasagna feed will entertain guests while silent and outcry auctions will help raise money for a new building. A $15 donation is requested at the door. Enjoy the performances of local musicians Nate Montgomery, George Gianakopoulos, Mel Birch, and Matt Johnson, who will be playing all afternoon.

Silent auctions from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. will feature items from local businesses, publishers, booksellers, and artists; the event starts out with hors d’oeuvres and beverages from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., followed by a lasagna feed and recycled t-shirt fashion show at 3 o’clock. Models will display items of apparel made from reworked John Trigg Ester Library t-shirts which will be available for sale or auction. An outcry and dessert auction begins after the lasagna feed, at 4 p.m. Door prizes will be awarded from 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (must be present to win).

The primary aim of the Book Bash is to raise funds and awareness for the John Trigg Ester Library, which is designing a new, green library building, to be constructed at 474 Village Road in Ester. Library memberships and information on the design and construction of the library will be available at the fundraiser. For details on auction items, the fashion show, or other aspects of the lallapalooza or the library, please go to www.esterlibrary.com, or for more information, please call 451-0636 or e-mail info@esterlibrary.org.

Thursday, March 3, – Friday, March 4, 2011

Festival of Native Arts

Charles Davis Concert Hall, Regents Great Hall, and Wood Center
A three day event of Alaska Native dance, music, and traditional and cultural arts.  The event strives to enhance and revitalize Native dance, music, and cultural expression.  For more information, please contact Cathy Brooks at 474-6889 or cabrooks2@alaska.edu.

Friday, March 4, 2011

First Friday
Art openings and artist receptions at local galleries and businesses. Times vary by location.

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