Cosco 21-foot 5-in-1 Folding Ladder

New condition, I-beam aluminum, flared legs with slip-resistant feet, adjustable height, 300-lb. ANSI Type 1A rating.† Compact storage and easy to move when folded down to shortest height.† Weighs 48 lbs.† Can be used as a step ladder, straight ladder, on stairs, as scaffolding, etc.† Call 590-2806† Price: $150.00

American Tourister 25-inch Rolling Suitcase

New condition, only used once, black and teal fabric; plenty of room to pack purchases from your next trip. 25"x17"x11" with 2" zippered expansion.† Call 590-2806† Price: $60.00

Zojirushi Bento Stainless Lunch Jar (SL-JAE14)

New condition.† Four containers that can keep food hot or cold for hours.† Comes with carrying case and instruction manual.† See the Zojirushi site for more information at http://www.zojirushi.com/ourproducts/lunchjars/sl_jae.html.† Call 590-2806† Price: $25.00

Log home construction workshop offered

UAF is offering a log home building workshop May 24 to June 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at the Palmer Center for Sustainable Living. Robert W. Chambers, world-recognized authority for handcrafted log home construction, will lead the hands-on sessions. Basic procedures and techniques will be described and practiced to help even the novice log builder get started with a project. A maximum of 12 students will be accepted. Cost is $650 if registered by April 30 and $800 after that. Contact Valerie Barber, director UAF Forest Products Program, 907-746-9466 or vabarber@alaska.edu.

Call for Volunteers

The Fairbanks Rescue Mission is calling for volunteers to help with their recycling program on Saturdays.† The Recycling Center is open Saturdays 11 am – 5 pm. To schedule volunteer time please call 452-5343 ext. 110. For more information on the recycling program download this PDF.

Fairbanks Youth Orchestra is looking for host families in June

Do you have a young musician in your family? Are you interested in supporting a great local organization, or learning more about musical opportunities for your child? The Fairbanks Youth Orchestra (FYO) is looking for host families June 21-24 to house approximately 70 young musicians from the Young People's Orchestra in California. This orchestra will perform jointly with the Fairbanks Youth Orchestras at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the UAF Davis Concert Hall. For more information about how you can help host a young visiting musician or two, please call Kate Ripley at 450-8102.

Fairbanks Youth Orchestras (FYO) is a non-profit organization under the auspices of the Fairbanks Symphony Association. Three youth ensembles make up FYO, including the String Orchestra, Concert Orchestra and Youth Symphony. The next FYO concert will be at 4 p.m. May 16 at Davis Concert Hall. For more information on FYO, go to www.fairbankssymphony.org/fyo/. For more information about the visiting musicians, go to† http://www.ypsomusic.net/.

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

Friday April 30,† Saturday May 1, Sunday May2

Vinegar Tom
8:15 Friday & Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Sunday,† Salisbury Theatre, $14, $12 for seniors, military and UAF employees, $7 for students with ID, 474-7751 or www.uaf.edu/theatre/season

Saturday May 1, 2010

Car Wash, Rummage Sale, Bar-B-Que
Lily of the Valley COGIC Youth Ministries fundraiser 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 2404 Barnette St.
View Flier

Friday May 7, 2010

First Friday
Art openings at local galleries. Times vary, 5pm–8pm.

Saturday May 15, 2010

Spring Plant Sale
Georgeson Botanical Garden, UAF Farm, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 4 to 5 pm, everything is 50% off. Sale items include: Hanging baskets, Annual bedding plants, Perennials from the GBG, Hardy trees and shrubs, House plants, Herbs, Vegetables, Lots of Tomatoes. For information contact Pat Holloway or Kathleen Buchholz at 474-5651.

Clucking Blossom VI
Free music festival including art, food and entertainment. Begins at noon at the Birch Hill Rec Area.

Sunday May 16, 2010

Fairbanks Youth Symphony Orchestra spring concert
4 p.m., Davis Concert Hall. Fun family friendly event--come support our young musicians! For more information, see http://www.fairbankssymphony.org/fyo/.

June 16-19, 2010
Statewide Youth Revival
Lily of the Valley COGIC, Guest speaker Elder Nathaniel Green of Hampton, Virginia June 16-18 7:00 p.m. nightly, June 19 Choir workshop 10:00 a.m., Concert at 6 p.m. 2404 Barnette St. 452-7594

2010 Commencement Schedule

Saturday May 1, 2010
UAA-Prince William Sound Community College Commencement
3:00 p.m.

Sunday May 2, 2010
UAA Commencement
3:00 p.m. Sullivan Arena

Tuesday May 4, 2010
UAA-Kenai Commencement
7:00 p.m.

Wednesday May 5, 2010
UAA-Kachemak Bay Commencement

Thursday May 6, 2010
UAF-Northwest Campus Commencement
7:00 p.m.

Friday May 7, 2010
UAS-Sitka Commencement
7:00 P.M.† Sheet’ka KwaŠn Naa KahŪdi Community House
UAF- Kuskokwim
1:00 p.m.
UAF- Yukon Flats Center Commencement
1:00 p.m.
UAA-Kodiak Commencement
7:00 p.m.
UAA-Mat-Su Commencement
7:00 p.m.

Saturday May, 8 2010
UAS-Ketchikan Commencement
3:00 P.M. Ted Ferry Civic Center
UAF-Bristol Bay Commencement
12:30 p.m.

Sunday May 9, 2010
UAS- Juneau Commencement
2:00 P.M. Charles Gamble Jr. - Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility (UAS Rec Center)

Monday May 10, 2010
Northern Military Programs Commencement
2:00 Ft. Wainwright Fitness Center

Tuesday May 11, 2010

UAF- Chukchi Commencement
4:00 p.m.

Friday May 14, 2010
UAF- Tok Commencement
2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 16, 2010
UAF Commencement
Ceremony begins - 1:30 p.m. Carlson Center. Reception immediately following ceremony.

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