by April and Mark
12:15 PM AKST, February 24, 2011
Friday, Feb. 25-Sunday, Mar. 6
Various times & locations
Ten days of wild and wacky activities, contests, performances and events! “Let’s Rondy!” This weekend features:
• Frostbite Footrace and Costumed Fun Run, Saturday, Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m., 5th Avenue Mall Skybridge
• “The Merry Monsters of Matsylvania -- A Monster Melodrama,” Friday, Feb. 25-Friday, Mar. 11, Snow Goose
• Fireworks, Saturday, Feb. 26, 6:45 p.m., Ship Creek Small Boat Harbor
• Jim Beam Jam, Friday, Feb. 25, 9 p.m., Egan Center
• Fur Rondy Parade, Saturday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m., 5th and 6th Aves.
• World Championship Sled Dog Races, Friday, Feb. 25-Sunday, Feb. 27, 4th Avenue and D Street
• Rondy On Ice, Friday, Feb. 25-Sunday, Feb. 27, Wells Fargo Sports Complex
For Fur Rondy schedule and information, visit FurRondy.net.
Mustache March and Color for Covy Kick-off
Sunday, Feb. 26, 5 p.m.
The Anchor Pub
Covenant House Alaska is hosting its annual hair-raising fundraising event to benefit homeless youth in Alaska. During the month of March, guys can grow a stellar ‘stache to raise some cash in the Moustache March, and gals can dye their locks to raise some bucks in the new Color for Covy. All funds raised benefit Covenant House Alaska’s youth programs. There is a $25 entry fee, and prizes will be awarded.
Sign up Sunday or online at CovenantHouseAK.org.
“Hollywood Under the Stars” Dare to Care Gala
Saturday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of amazing live auctions, casino tables, dinner, dancing and more while raising money for the Dare To Care School Lunch Program to feed kids school lunches in Anchorage and the Valley.
Tickets available at NoChildGoesHungry.org.
Meet the World
Saturday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bridge Builders and Mayor Dan Sullivan invite you and your family to Meet the World as you tour cultural displays, talk to people from over 30 countries and enjoy lively music, ethnic dance performances and activities. Learn about our neighbors and experience the rich diversity of our community! Free and open to all.
For more information, visit BridgeBuildersAK.org.
ALS Zumba-thon Fundraiser
Saturday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Alaska Club South
Join the Alaska Club and ZUMBA in the fight to white-out ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Donations gladly accepted and all proceeds will be donated to MDA of Alaska. Fight for a cure with this two-hour fun, easy-to-follow dance event.
For more information, visit TheAlaskaClub.com.
12th Annual KASH 4 Kids Radiothon
Thursday, Feb. 24, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 25, 6 a.m. to noon
Dimond Center, main level, above ice rink
Join KASH 107.5 as it broadcasts to raise money for Children’s Hospital at Providence, Alaska’s only children’s hospital. One hundred percent of donations made to the Children’s Miracle Network go toward ensuring Alaska’s kids have the best care here at home.
For more information or to donate funds, visit KASHCountry1075.com.
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