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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.

Ester Fest supports the purchase, maintenance and improvement of Ester Community Park

Ester Fest 2018

Museum offering summer behind-the-scenes tours

The University of Alaska Museum of the North is offering behind-the-scenes tours to visitors this summer. Participants will tour the museum’s labs and work spaces, where collection managers and curators take care of 1.75 million specimens and artifacts.

The museum’s collections represent millions of years of biological diversity and thousands of years of cultural traditions in the North. Visitors can watch scientists, historians and artists who are working with the collections and ask about their research.

Behind-the-scenes tours are offered Tuesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m. There is no fee but visitors must show up in person to reserve a spot. The tours are recommended for ages 12 and up and will be available through the end of August. For more information, call 907-474-7505 or visit www.uaf.edu/museum.

Georgeson Botanical Garden to host summer music series

A dozen Fairbanks-area bands and musical ensembles will perform Thursday evenings throughout the summer at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Georgeson Botanical Garden.

The 2018 Music in the Garden concerts will be at 7 p.m. each Thursday from May 24 to Aug. 9.

Concert-goers are encouraged to bring a blanket and picnic but are asked to leave pets at home. Parking will be available on West Ridge. A short walking path to the garden, which is located at the Fairbanks Experiment Farm, begins at the overlook. Concerts are free, but the garden will accept donations.

The summer concert schedule includes:

May 24 — Headbolt Heaters
May 31 — Fairbanks Red Hackle Pipe Band
June 7 — Cold Steel Drums
June 14 — O Tallulah
June 21 — Rock Bottom Stompers
June 28 — Emily Anderson
July 5 — Marc Brown
July 12 — Dry Cabin String Band
July 19 — Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival American roots ensemble
July 26 — Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival vocal jazz ensemble
Aug. 2 — Fairbanks Community Jazz Band
Aug. 9 — ET Barnette String Band

Music in the Garden is sponsored by UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning, with support from Alaska Coffee Roasting Co., Sound Reinforcement Specialists and Georgeson Botanical Garden. For more information, visit www.uaf.edu/summer/events or call 907-474-7021.

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