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For Sale

$60 Hideaway Computer Desk, $50 Studded Tires on Rims; 235/75R15, used 1 season, $100 Entertainment Center/Armoire. For more information, contact Ivan at 450-8366

Fundraiser

King Crab, Ham, & Prime Rib fundraiser for AK Ice Breakers Girls Hockey.  Order by Oct 29th for delivery before Thanksgiving.  King Crab/ 10 pound box is $130.   Ham/smoked, boneless/14-16 pounds is $70.  Prime Rib/Angus,boneless/17 pound avg is $170.   Please contact Jane Vohden at jevohden@alaska.edu or 450-8340.   Other order dates for delivery before Christmas and for delivery before the Super Bowl.   Thank you for supporting girls hockey in Fairbanks!

Chili Cook Off Teams Wanted

The United Way chili cook-off will take place Thursday, Nov. 15 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wood Center. You can taste and vote on your favorite; $1 per taste or $10 to taste all 12 entries.

Put your chili to the test
There’s room for 12 teams this year. Sign-up for teams begins Nov. 1. The event is sponsored by the Student Activities Office. Download and post the chili cook-off flier in your area.

Contact Student Activities at 474-7037, if you’re interested in participating.

This year’s challenge
UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers has challenged the UAF community to increase its giving to the United Way by 10 percent, which sets the goal at just over $70,000. If you fill out a United Way form and return it to UAF HR by Nov. 12, you’ll be entered to win prizes, including family season passes to Nanook hockey, basketball and volleyball games, or a UAF parking pass for one year. The drawing will take place at the chili cook-off at noon.

Contact Lael Oldmixon at lmoldmixon@alaska.edu, or Mark Oldmixon at mtoldmixon@alaska.edu for details.

Reliable House Sitter Needed

I'm looking for a responsible person who is willing to stay at my home and take care of animals over the Thanksgiving holiday and a few other long weekends throughout the winter. I have a small farm with: a horse, four sheep, eight laying hens, two dogs and two goldfish. My home is heated 50% with wood, and we supplement the animal food with wheat grass that needs to be seeded and harvested daily. Larger animals need to be fed twice a day and dogs require walking daily. The house is prepared and stocked for a zombie apocolyspe and/or all other disasters. I live on Moose Mountain, a 15 minute drive to campus. All wheel drive vehicle required. We have internet, large screen TV, every gaming system imaginable w/RockBand, exercise room and snow machine as we are located next to an expansive network of skiing and hiking trails. So if you like fresh eggs, conserving water, hauling wood and organic foods and $40/day - please contact Kate Wattum 450-8104.

Dance Team Hosts Formal Dinner

The LHS Ballroom Dance Team will be hosting a formal dinner, show and dance & auction to kick off the Holidays on November 30th at the Westmark Hotel. Tickets cost $40.00 each for the entire evening or $25.00 for the show and dance only. Dinner starts at 7:00 pm. Menu includes ham, potatoes, carrots, salad, rolls, lemonade & apple crisp. Contact Michelle Pope at ext 8218 for tickets or more information.

Calendar: Fairbanks

A Night with Edgar Allen Poe
Friday, Oct. 12 to13 and 31
Fairbanks Drama Association performance. 456-PLAY

Help, Help, the Globolinks!
Friday, Nov. 2
An imaginative story of a little girl who uses music to repel alien invaders. (907) 457-2780

Fairbanks Paddlers annual meeting and gear swap
Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The gear swap begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your old stuff to sell or get good deals on on other people's old stuff. There will be a potluck starting at 7 p.m. so bring a dish to shore. A short meeting will be held at 7:30, during which nominations for new board members will be encouraged and accepted.
Following the meeting, Wendy Loya will be presenting "Packrafting through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge," a slide show that illustrates a hiking and floating trip she and two others took starting near the Continental Divide in the Brooks Range to the Beaufort Sea.

University Women's Association Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m.
Featuring handmade and handcrafted items by local artisans.

Kids Expo
Saturday, Nov. 3 at 12 p.m.
1st Annual Alaska Kids Expo
Just enough to give your kids a treat
The expo will feature products and services for children from toddlers to young teens and fun activities for all ages!

Athabascan Fiddlers Festival
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Nov. 7 - 10.
Alaska Native musicians gather in Fairbanks annually for a musical celebration. (907) 459-3740

Yukon Title Curling Classic
Friday, Nov. 9
Curlers compete in one of the largest US cash spiels. Heated spectator gallery. (907) 452-CURL

The Metta Quintet
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
A highly Creative unit comprised of some of today's brightest emerging jazz artists. (907) 474-8081

Fun for Food Celebration
Saturday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m.
Benefiting: Fairbanks Community Cooperative Market
5 p.m. - Dinner and Silent Auction
7 p.m. - Outcry Auction
8:30 p.m. - Dancing!

Charlotte's Web
Friday, Nov. 30
Presented by the North Star Ballet
(907) 451-8800

North Pole Winter Festival
Saturday, Dec. 1-2
Fireworks, holiday bazaar, tree and candle lighting ceremonies, caroling, and crowning of the North Pole King and Queen. 

Calendar: Anchorage

Arctic Entries
The Snow Goose
Nov. 1
In the spirit of “This American Life,” “The Moth”, and other urban storytelling events, Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to the stage to share their personal stories, funny, sad and sweet. At each performance, seven people each tell a seven-minute, true personal story relating to the show’s theme. Local musicians perform, as well. Tickets are sold at the door starting at 6:30 p.m., and proceeds benefit homeless teens in Anchorage. From September through May, we host monthly, Tuesday-evening performances in Anchorage. Let Arctic Entries warm you with great, homegrown stories.

Borealis Toastmasters Club
Nov.1
BP building Room 146
Conquer your fear of public speaking by joining Toastmasters International. We study the art of listening, thinking and speechwriting skills which fosters human understanding. This safe, friendly club atmosphere helps to build your confidence. By regularly giving presentations, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals, you can achieve effective communication and leadership skills. We help to create leaders of families, of people and of yourself. Come visit our club to find out for yourself.

24th Annual Make It Alaskan Festival
Nov. 2 to Nov. 4
Sullivan Arena
There's something for everyone at this Alaska celebration, featuring uniquely Alaskan-made arts, crafts, gifts, food and much more! Nibble on tasty treats from food vendors, explore hundreds of booths and, with your dividend in hand, start your holiday shopping early! Enjoy live music, sample flavors from Denali Brewing Company and take a journey on the GCI Alaskan Fun Safari for a chance to win prizes! (Rescheduled from its original October dates).

Break of Reality
Nov. 3
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
Showcasing awe inspiring musicianship described as cinematic rock and heavy cello thunder, three cellos and percussion roar through musical influences of heavy metal, classical, and indie rock in a way no one else has. Classically trained Break of Reality has continued to explore the connection between the time honored music of past centuries and the modern world of rock 'n' roll. Their music is so diverse that fans of Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, and Yo Yo Ma can finally get acquainted. "They play with genuine technique but rock out like they mean it." - The New York Times

Wildlife Wednesdays at the Alaska zoo
Nov. 14
Alaska Zoo Gateway Lecture Hall
Wildlife Wednesdays Free Science Lecture Series are upon us again!  Stay warm and scientifically enriched this winter on the second Wednesday of each month at the Alaska Zoo Gateway Lecture Hall.  Each lecture begins at 7 p.m. and covers a different topic focused on wildlife research in Alaska. 

These lectures are aimed toward an older audience, adults with an interest in science or university students. Series partners include U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Geographic and the Alaska Zoo. These lectures are free to the public and coffee and tea are always available. Join us this winter, October through April for yet another season of educational and enriching, Wildlife Wednesdays!  For more information on this and other Alaska Zoo Education programs, please contact Stephanie Hartman, Education Director, at (907) 341-6463 or slhartman@alaskazoo.org.

Brown bag lunch seminar: Emergency preparedness for vulnerable populations
Nov. 18
Emergency Operations Center, 1305 E St.
What will be covered? -General emergency preparedness -Disaster supplies considerations -Special planning considerations -Preparing to go to a shelter -Planning with your care provider -How the Muni is improving support for functional & access needs & more! Who should attend? -People who would be especially vulnerable during a disaster -Care providers -Emergency Watch & Neighborhood Watch leaders -Family members of vulnerable populations -Anyone else with a concern about this topic

Wonderland of Toys
Nov. 23 to Jan. 13
Anchorage Museum
In this beloved holiday tradition, the museum's atrium is transformed into a dazzling tableau of toys, some which date back as far as the 1800s. Against a backdrop of twinkling lights and holiday decor, find carousel horses, World War I toy soldiers and an evergreen tree decorated with more than 100 dolls dressed in costumes from around the world.

Anchorage International Film Festival
Nov. 30 to Dec. 9
Various venues
The provocative showcase of some of the best independent film and video from around the world. And after 11 fun-filled years, the Festival is gearing up for its biggest, most well orchestrated event ever. "

UAA Crafts Fair
Dec. 1
UAA Student Union
Shop for unique, Alaskan made crafts at the UAA Crafts Fair. This annual crafts fair is one of the best of the season! The UAA Crafts Fair will be held in the UAA Student Union. Our fair has a strong reputation for presenting high-quality, unique items that are handmade here in Alaska. Our shoppers know they will be able to speak directly with the artist and find a wonderful array of items including but not limited to pottery, woodwork, fiber art, jewelry, glass, and bath products. To maintain a high level of quality, all vendors are juried into the fair. There is free admission and free parking.

More events and information here.

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