Wanted to buy - children's play kitchen (Fisher Price, Little Tikes, etc...) and Little Tikes outdoor toys.  Please contact Mary at x8145.

Support a good cause

American Heart Association Heart Walk

If you would like to support the American Heart Association and the 2009 Fairbanks Heart Walk there are plenty of ways to do this.

  • Follow This Link to join the Statewide Staff Heart Walk team. 
  • Follow This Link to donate to a team member or to make a general team donation.
  • Solicit donations on behalf of the SW Heart Walk team without ever becoming a member, simply share This Link with people you know, informing them of the opportunity to contribute.
  • Purchase a raffle ticket. 

The raffle ticket Grand Prize is a 7-day Caribbean or Mexico Cruise for two on Holland America Line, and the second prize is 25,000 Alaska Airlines Miles.  One ticket is $5, or 3 for $10, or a book of 7 for $20. 

Please contact Paloma Harbour, x8184, for tickets.  You can feel free to solicit donations on behalf of the SW Heart Walk team without ever becoming a member, just share with those people you know the link to the SW Heart Walk team informing them of the opportunity to contribute.

Get Your Motor Running

Well, the oh-so-short motorcycle riding season is upon us!
I am new to Fairbanks, but not new to the open road.  I am interested in finding other motorcycle enthusiasts who are interested in going on some riding excursions.  While large group rides are exciting, I am more familiar with small groups.
Here are some motorcycle-related events I’ve found while surfing the web:
June 6: Throttle Thunder Relay (Fundraiser)
June 18-20: Alaska State HOG Rally
July 11: Ride for Red (Red Cross Fundraiser)
Let me and Statewide Voice know of any other events.  I’ll be ready as soon as the temperatures get above 50!
Anne M. Holte

Commencement Schedule

May 3, 2009
UAS- Juneau
Sunday 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 3:00 p.m.

May 10, 2009
Sunday 1:30 p.m.

Click here for entire Statewide commencement schedule

Calendar Of Events

April 30, 2009

Jason Vieaux
Guitar recital 8 p.m. UAF Salisbury Theatre. $25 adults, $20 seniors/military, $5 students/children. For information 474-5733 or www.fairbankssymphony.org

Dine Out for Life
Eat at various Fairbanks restaurants and proceeds go to Interior AIDS Association: LuLu's Bread and Bagels breakfast, Ivory Jacks 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Trappers lunch, Regency Cove lunch, Lavelle's Bistro dinner. Information 442-4222, www.interioraids.org

May 1, 2009

First Friday
Artist receptions at local galleries and businesses.
Times may vary 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

May 3, 2009

Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra 50th Anniversary Concert
Led by conductor Eduard Zilberkant with guest artist Jason Vieaux. 4 p.m., UAF Concert Hall. Adults $30, seniors/military $25, students/children $20. 474-5733

May 8, 2009

Mason Jennings
Songwriter, singer. $20 Blue Loon 457-5666

May 14, 2009

Mary Shields
Northern Voices speaker series 7 p.m. Noel Wien Library. Free. 452-5021

May 16, 2009

Spring Plant Sale
The Georgeson Botanical Garden will have a sale of surplus plants including bedding plants, hardy perennials, trees and shrubs as well as hanging baskets and houseplants.  Fairbanks Experiment Farm, UAF campus, 474-1944.

May 23, 2009

Hospice Plant Sale
All types of plants available for sale. All profits benefit Hospice of the Tanana Valley. 9 a.m. -  1 p.m. Hospice greenhouse, corner of 20th Ave and Turner St. 474-0311

May 29, 2009

Greg Brown
Songwriter, singer. $35 Blue Loon 457-5666

May 29th 6 p.m. to - May 30th 6 p.m.

Relay for Life Carnival for a Cure
Fairbanks West Valley High School Track

Dancing in the Northern Lights
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Alaska statehood with Rebecca Smith's ballet "Alaska" and a production of "When the Northern Lights Come Out to Play" by Dance Theatre Fairbanks. Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. and 5 p.m at Pioneer Park Centennial Theater. DanceTheatreFairbanks.com

Support Groups

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings
Meetings daily at various locations
NA Meeting Schedule
Call for information 452-7372

Individual, teen, and family groups
Information 452-2406

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