Wanted - Used soccer shoes

Jim Chapman is collecting donations of soccer shoes for the Philippines. The shoes will be used in a soccer program in a poor urban area. A donation collection box is located by the windows under
the large Philippines flag in Butrovich Suite 105. Thanks!

Wanted - rectangular buckets

Wanted: Used laundry detergent rectangular buckets.  If you use ALL Laundry Detergent, or any other type that comes in a rectangular bucket, please save them for me.  I will use them in my greenhouse.
Betty Dupee

Calendar Of Events

June 28, 2009

Georgeson Botanical Garden Society Tea Party
Garden tea fundraiser for the Georgeson Botanical Garden begins at 1 p.m. Enjoy tea and sandwiches as you explore the gardens and view the works of local artists. For tickets contact the Fairbanks Experiment Farm, 474-1944.

July 3, 2009

First Friday
Art openings and free receptions at local art galleries, banks, and other businesses. Times may vary, 5 pm to 8 pm.

July 3 – July 5

Girdwood Forest Fair
Loads of live music and a forest full of craft booths and food vendors. Some of the finest entertainment in Alaska; www.girdwoodforestfair.com

July 4, 2009
Independence Day!

July 4th Celebration at Pioneer Park
Celebrate Independence day with food, family activities, craft bazaar, music, Air Force fly-over and more at Pioneer Park; pioneerpark@co.fairbanks.ak.us

Ester Fourth of July Parade and Picnic
An Ester tradition. Parade begins at noon and goes from Hartung Community Hall to the Ester Community Park. Kids on bikes, floats, groups and other parade participants need to sign-in by 11 a.m. Immediately following the parade is a potluck and pig roast at the park. This is a fundraiser for the Ester Community Association. Bringing a dish or joining the E.C.A. is worth a discount on lunch. There are also free games, an award ceremony, and more while the sun lasts!

North Pole Community 4th of July Celebration
North Pole Summer Festival and Fourth of July celebration. Entertainment, food, activities and a parade. Join the 5th Avenue block party and Mayor's picnic. More info at www.northpolealaska.com.

July 9 – July 26

Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre presents an exciting production of Othello set against the backdrop of World War II. Featuring a professional cast directed by Graham Watts. Adults $18, Thurs./Fri./Sat. 7:30 p.m. and Sun. 2 p.m. at Jack Townshend Point on the UAF campus - 457-7638.

July 10 – July 12

Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow
Open to all people, Alaska Natives, American Indians and First Nations People of Canada share their similarities and diversities, honor their elders and children, and educate the general public about their cultures and heritage. Held in the field behind the Carlson Center. Call 456- 2245 for details. More at www.midnightsunpowwow.net.

July 11, 2009

Angry, Young and Poor Music Festival
Whether you fit the name or are Upset, Aged, and Mid-Income, this grassroots music festival has something for everyone. The day starts with accoustic, solo, and folk musicians and culminates  through R&B, Hip-Hop, rock, metal, grunge and ends with a groovy jam. The entertainment also includes dance performances and the ever popular Jello Wrestling. The event is free from noon til midnight. Contact Monique at 8103 for more information.

July 17 – July 19

Dawson City Music Festival
The best music festival in the Yukon. Lots of music, food and entertainment. www.dcmf.com.

July 18 – July 26

Golden Days
Sponsored by the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, Golden Days is nine days of summer festivities including the largest parade in Alaska, pancake breakfasts, historical reenactments, beer festival, river regatta, music and a rubber duckie race. More info at www.fairbankschamber.org.

July 19 – August 2

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
One and two week classes for adults and high school graduates of any skill level. Over 100 daytime and evening clases. Catalog and registration form at www.fsaf.org For more information call 474-8869 or email Sandy McGill at smcgill2006@msn.com.

July 24 – July 26

Anderson Bluegrass Festival
The favorite of musicians! A family friendly festival near Clear Air Force Base. Minimal fee, plenty of camping space and running water. For further information write to andersonbluegrass@yahoo.com.

Interior Alaska Farmers Markets

Tanana Valley Farmers Market
Interior Alaska's largest market is located on College Road. The TVFM features locally grown produce, homebaked goods, food stalls and Made in Alaska or Silver Hand arts and crafts.
Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ester Community Farmers' and Craft Market
Locally grown produce and artisans wares weekly at the Ester Community Park.
Thursdays 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Highway's End Farmers Market (Delta)
At the "Triangle" at the end of the Alaska Highway.
Wednesdays and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Nenana Open Air Market
Corner of Parks Hwy and Main Street Nenana.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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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