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Author:Anderson, Tasha


8 Artic Entries

In the spirit of "This American Life," "The Moth," and other urban storytelling events, Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to the stage to share their personal stories, funny, sad, and sweet. At each performance, seven people each tell a seven-minute long, true story relating to the show's theme. Local musicians perform, as well. Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.

24-26 NYO Games

Each year, students from more than fifty communities across the state of Alaska participate in the Native Youth Olympic and Junior Native Youth Olympic games. Contests include the Alaskan high kick, seal hop, and many more. Dena'ina Center, various times,


12 Bowl for Kids' Sake

Bowl for Kids' Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest annual fundraiser. Bowlers are encouraged to register online and form teams of five to six people. Teams will bowl for one hour on the day of the event. Donations are turned in and random prizes are given out to bowlers who raise $125 or more. Arctic Bowl, 10 a.m.

13 Summer Activity Fair

Find cool stuff for kids to do this summer at the Summer Activity Fair, which makes it easy for parents and kids to learn about all the Interior's summer activities by bringing organizations to one convenient spot. Ask questions, get brochures, participate in hands-on activities, and sign up kids on the spot. Pioneer park, 11 a.m.

25-26 8 x 10 Festival

This is an annual festival that features short plays, eight to twelve

minutes, written by Alaskan residents. Hap Ryder Riverfront Theater, various times.

25-27 Fairbanks Outdoor Show

This combined outdoor and gun show includes more than 180 vendors showcasing the best of hunting, fishing, camping, outdoor sports and activities, safety gear, ATVs, boats, trailers, hunting and fishing guides, and travel destinations. Admission is five dollars. There are free informational seminars all weekend long. Carlson Center; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,


11-13 Spring Carnival

Spring Carnival weekend festivities include a tug-of-war, Dummy Downhill, live music, and Alyeska's biggest event, Slush Cup. Alyeska Resort, various times,


5 Travel Fair

It's time to start thinking about what to do with the guests that will be arriving this summer. This annual event run by the...

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