Show and auction to benefit LHS Ballroom Dance Team

The LHS Ballroom Dance Team is having their annual auction and show on March 31, 2012 at the Hering Auditorium.  There is a matinee starting at 2:30 p.m.  The auction starts at 6:30 p.m. and the evening show starts at 7:30 p.m. Contact Michelle Pope at 450-8218 for tickets.

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, March 30, 2012 – Sunday, April 1, 2012

A Women's Affair
A Women's Affair is a trade show organized specifically for women about women, March 30 - April 1 at the Carlson Center. The event has over 160 participating businesses and featured events:
Friday Night Wine Tasting
The 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday night opening will feature a wine tasting different from any other tasting in Fairbanks. There are over 100 wines available, and the wine stations are located in different booths throughout the show. While taking part in the tasting you have the opportunity to walk around the trade show, shop and gather helpful information.
Natural Health Fair
The show includes a Natural Health Fair. The purpose of this section is to increase public awareness of choices for natural health and healing in the Fairbanks Community.
The cost of the Friday wine tasting is $25 and includes all of the above plus a $10 wine discount coupon and a weekend pass to the show. Saturday and Sunday admittance is $4. Kids 12 and under are free.

Saturday March 31, 2012

25th Chocolate Bash - A Medieval Fantasy
Wear your finest gowns, tunics and frocks.  Indulge in a renaissance faire of decadent desserts from Fairbanks' finest restaurants and caterers. Enjoy lively music and period entertainment.
Door prize - two round-trip tickets to any destination served by Alaska Airlines, including Hawaii and Mexico.  $75 per person and includes two drink tickets. Black tie and chainmail optional.
Must be 21 or older. The museum's program and events are proudly sponsored by the Fairbanks Daily News Miner, Flint Hills Resources, Totem Ocean Trailer Express, and Wells Fargo. Net proceeds benefit the Museum Endowment Fund.

Friday, April 6, 2012

First Friday
Art shows at various locations. Times vary.

Thursday, April 12 – Sunday, April 15, 2012

Arctic Man Ski and Sno-Go Classic
High-speed 5.5-mile ski race with snowmobile partner who pulls the skier 2.25 miles between both courses. Event at Mile196 Richardson Hwy. near Summit Lake.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Empty Bowls
This is a national project which was adopted by Alaska by a local group of potters. The purpose of the project is to raise money for feeding hungry people, to increase awareness of the hunger problem, and to enhance art education. Local potters have made empty ceramic bowls which will be given to guests at the April 14th event in exchange for a donation of money. The guests will be asked to keep the bowls of their choice as a reminder that someone's bowl is always empty and that on this one occasion they have helped to alleviate hunger in Interior Alaska. All proceeds remain in this community. 11 a.m. at the Fairbanks Community Food Bank, 725 26th Ave. Fairbanks.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Rock for Burma Concert
8:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Exhibit Hall (round building just inside the front entrance). Admission is $5.00 per person, and all proceeds benefit the Refugees of Burma. Questions? Please contact Jocelyn Martin at (907) 388-3815.
Saturday, April 21

Mission ConneXion Alaska 2012
The hall will be filled with a variety of missions ministry exhibits, foods, crafts, and fun for all ages. 2012: Mission ConneXion Alaska 2012, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Exhibit Hall. Admission is free from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The hall will be filled with a variety of missions exhibits, foods, crafts, and fun for all ages. The annual Banquet begins at 6:30 p.m. (also in the Exhibit Hall), and costs $15.00 per person.  This year's guest speaker is Bill McLeod, Director of Mission ConneXion Northwest in Portland, Oregon. For questions, or to register your ministry display at the event, contact Jocelyn Martin at (907) 388-3815.

Run for Relief 5k

The run begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Square Dance Gazebo (just behind the Exhibit Hall), and will make a loop back to the starting line. Proceeds benefit the Refugees of Burma. For questions or registration information, contact Kathy Petersen at (907) 388-6830.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Fairbanks Health Fair
Free health screenings. Free health education. Low cost blood tests. Opens at 7 a.m. at Pioneer Park.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra-Concerto Competition Winners
The symphony, conducted by Eduard Zilberkant, will feature winners of the recent adjudicated Concerto Competition, four of the finest young classical musicians in Fairbanks. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at Davis Concert Hall. Tickets are $30 for adults; $25 for military; and $10 for students. The young musicians featured in this concert include Alex Apicella-Adams, violin; Rory O'Donoghue, clarinet; Rachel Lindley, violin; and Emerson Eads, tenor. For more information or to buy tickets, go to www.fairbankssymphony.org.

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