April and Mark
12:00 AM AKDT, June 16, 2011
“Summer Solstice Festival” Sat. June 18 Noon-Midnight, 4th Ave & Town Square
“FREE family fun under the Midnight Sun!” Check out the 3rd Annual Hero Games on 4th Avenue, AND live music & entertainment, fabulous art & food vendors, Kids Zone, activities, and more in Town Square! For info & schedule: AnchorageDowntown.org.
“Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon” Sat. June 18 8am start, Bartlett HS-West HS
Alaska’s Summer Solstice tradition…Runners from all over the world and Alaska convene in Anchorage for the Marathon, Half-marathon, Relay, Five Miler & Youth Events. Bib pick-up and last chance registration today & tomorrow at the Sheraton Hotel. (NO day of registration.) To register & for more info: MayorsMarathon.com.
“Juneteenth Celebration” Sat. June 18 11a-10p & Sun 11-8pm, Park Strip, K & L Sts
Celebrate diversity in our community at this family-oriented, multi-cultural festival with live entertainment, food vendors & more!! For more info: JuneteenthAlaska.com.
“Zoolstice” Sat. June 18 12p-10p, Alaska Zoo, O’Malley Rd
Celebrate Solstice with the animals Saturday, as the Zoo stays open ‘til ten!! Enjoy live music, crafts for kids, a scavenger hunt, prizes, raffles and more! Info: AlaskaZoo.org.
“6th Annual Custom Car & Cycle Show” Sun. June 19 12-4p, Bailey’s Furniture
FREE hot dogs & “cool hot rides” at the biggest Father’s Day celebration in the state! Plus great music, and a chance to win a four wheeler!
“Walk to Whittier” Sun. June 19 11a-6p, Wendy Williamson Auditorium, UAA
Celebrate DAD and benefit the March of Dimes Alaska as you walk through the Whittier tunnel (only working tunnel in North America that you can walk through!) The Whittier Chamber and MOD recognize that fathers are a vital partner in making sure moms are healthy and babies aren’t born too soon. Every dad that participates will receive a FREE T-shirt. $50 for a family or $25 per person. Register online at MarchForBabies.com.
“Marcus in the Morning Solstice Golf Tournament” Fri. June 17 5:30p, Anchorage Golf Course
Tee of into the Midnight Sun with The American Diabetes Association, The Anchorage Elks and Magic 98.9 at the 24th Annual Marcus in the Morning Golf Tournament. Enjoy the summer solstice playing golf and raising money to help “Stop Diabetes!” For info ad to register call the Diabetes office at 272-1424.
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