SUMMER BIKE TOUR: URBAN GARDENS & FOOD SECURITY Join the museum for a summer bike tour to learn about local food production as part of their What Why How We Eat exhibition. Bike tours begin at the Anchorage Museum and usually cover four to eight miles and may not be suitable for all riders. Meet at 5pm., ride begins at 5:30pm (rain or shine). A partnership with Bike Anchorage. Free. Registration at is encouraged. (Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street)

ALASKA ZOO’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER The Alaska Zoo is celebrating 50 years of service to the wildlife and people of Alaska. Our doors opened in 1969 and our mission continues to thrive with your support. They are commemorating this golden anniversary with a brand-new summer affair which will give you experiences of a lifetime. Their annual fundraising gala formerly known as “Feast for the Beasts” has been reinvented to a “Walk on the Wild Side” – a catered walking picnic with special animal experiences. The event runs from 6 – 9pm. (Alaska Zoo, 4731 O’Malley Road)

BLOCK MIC DROP Bring your best trick, your favorite song, your giddiest gig, your nastiest dig, your magic, your music, your groove. It’s open mic for every talent that begs a mic drop. Signups begin at 6pm and they generally get started between 6:30-7pm. (Spenard Writer’s Block, 3956 Spenard Road)

THE STAR OF ALASKA KARAOKE TOURNAMENT The Star of Alaska Karaoke Tournament is Alaska’s BEST singing competition! Every week one man and one woman will be chosen to compete in the finals on August 17! Come see if you have what it Takes to be called the King or Queen of Karaoke! This Thursday’s preliminary night is at Williwaw Social! Sign-ups and warmups begin at 6pm, with the contest starting at 7pm! There will be open karaoke with the Jukebox Karaoke Roadshow after the competition! (Williwaw, 609 F Street)

MEN OF THE LOOK STRIP SHOW The Look is more than excited to announce that they’re partnering with Koot’s to bring back their “Men of The Look” shows! Join them on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at 7:30pm to kick-off your evening early with the gals while these studs showcase some of The Look’s male lingerie, performance dance routines, and so much more! Tickets are available at (Koot’s, 2435 Spenard Road)


UDC HIP-HOP DANCE LESSONS Come down to Town Square Park every Friday,12-1pm, for a fun, FREE hip-hop class taught by local studio Underground Dance Company! UDC strives to provide a family-friendly atmosphere in which goal-oriented individuals thrive as they conquer ever more demanding challenges. UDC is committed to serving dancers and their families, to provide support and encouragement to all dancers working to achieve their goals and to offer a platform for healthy self-expression. Dance with no regrets! No experience necessary. All ages and ability levels are welcome! (Anchorage Town Square, 560 W 5th Avenue)

BETH HILL: ALASKAN SCENES & STORIES, SECOND FRIDAY ART OPENING A series of visual works honoring subsistence living and celebrating Alaska Native oral traditions. Download a QRC reader on your phone and bring headphones to the opening reception to listen to the stories accompanying the storytelling paintings. Live music performed by Jacques Longpre & Kevin Morgan. Hors d’oeuvres provided by Middle Way Café. The evet begins at 6pm. (Middle Way Café, 1200 W Northern Lights Boulevard, Suite G)

COMEDY SHOW & APPETIZER BUFFET Tom Clark was born and raised, in that order. He has appeared on such shows as TBS’s Conan, CBS’s Late Late Show, The Bob & Tom Radio Show, and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Clark has traveled coast to coast doing stand up and has performed internationally as part of New Faces at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and on The Main Stage at The Cape Town Comedy Festival in South Africa. Clark is also an actor and has appeared on such shows as HBO’s Euphoria and Room 104, NBC’s Outsourced, TNT’s The Closer, and the Hallmark made for TV movie The Wish List. After landing the role on Outsourced, director Ken Kwapis invited Clark to be in the Drew Barrymore movie, Big Miracle. You can also see Clark in Columbia Pictures horror comedy Freaks of Nature. Also, Tom’s Stand Up Special “Outraged” is currently streaming on Amazon Prime! For the first hour, enjoy a delicious complimentary appetizer buffet made by the 49th State Brewing Company! Then, get settled in and be ready to laugh harder than you probably have in years! The fun starts at 7pm. (49th State Brewing Company, 717 W 3rd Avenue)

LADIES NIGHT OUT Ladies Night at the GABC is a sexy night of entertainment like you’ve never experienced. This hot and sexy party will drive you wild… in every possible way. Whether you’re celebrating a Birthday, Bachelorette, Divorce, Thirsty Thirty, Horney Forty or your own sheer awesome self, you have met your match with the “Hunks.” Throughout the choreographed routines there are many interactive opportunities for you & your squad to get a hands-on experience, if you get our drift. This isn’t the type of show you just sit and watch as the “Hunks” is a fully interactive event. It is the Ultimate Ladies Night Experience! Tickets are available at and the show starts at 7pm. (Great Alaskan Bush Co., 631 E International Road)

90S VS 00S DANCE PARTY AT WILLIWAW SOCIAL Gather your party crew and crash the dance floor as DJ Just Adam spins the hits, bangers, and guilty pleasures from the 90s and 00s! Are you Team 90s or Team 00s? Dress up in your favorite outfits from your favorite decade and come on, vogue with us! Featuring craft beer from Midnight Sun Brewing Company and craft cocktails from Williwaw Social! The party kicks off at 10pm. (Williwaw, 609 F Street)


SOOTHING ALLERGY RELIEF CLINIC Calling all allergy sufferers! The Alaska Institute of Tuina excited to announce the first Curative Tuina Series of healing clinics. Call now to reserve your 45-minute treatment for only $55. This treatment is designed to specifically target and relieve congestion, eye and sinus irritation, sneezing and mental fog. Where over-the-counter medication may mask symptoms for hours, this Tuina treatment can relieve your symptoms for days. Breathe easy and book today by calling (907) 279-7669 or online at (Alaska Institute of Tuina, 2636 Spenard Road)

SPIRIT OF MULDOON PICNIC Free family BBQ event featuring food, games, prizes, music and more! The picnic runs from 11-3pm. (Chanshtnu Muldoon Park, 1301 Muldoon Road)

JUNETEENTH CITYWIDE CELEBRATION Join Juneteenth Anchorage for the annual city-wide Juneteenth celebration commencing the end of slavery and the celebration of freedom. This event will feature vendors, spectacular performances, bounce house, puppet shows, 3 on 3 basketball competition, pageant, Wakanda cultural university for the kids and so much more! The party starts at 1pm. (Delaney Park Strip, Downtown Anchorage)

RAM CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO RAM Championship Rodeo is Back! This Fathers-day brings the first stop of Rodeo Alaska’s Champions Tour. See all your favorite events including barrel racing, bull riding, bareback riding and more. The fun starts at 6pm on Saturday and continues into Sunday. Tickets are available at Anchorage Fred Meyer’s. (William Clark Chamberlain Equestrian Center, 3900 Abbott Road)

TROPICAL! The tropical heat wave is hitting the rooftop on Friday nights! Clint Samples is bringing some summer funshine house music for you to chill to. This event is from 10pm-1am and is subject to good weather. (49th State Brewing Co., 717 W 3rd Avenue)


SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH A CREPE CREW A Crepe Crew’s mission is to create dishes that highlight locality, seasonal offerings, and quality ingredients that represent the AK way of life. Now every Sunday with a cup of coffee at Uncle Leroy’s Coffee. (Uncle Leroy’s, 701 W 36th Avenue)

CCCR ADOPTION FAIR CCCR rescues and rehomes about 500 cats and kittens a year in Southcentral and Kenai Alaska. They focus on helping those most in need--the lost, starving, injured and feral. Rescued cats are provided needed health care and placed in foster homes until forever homes can be found. The adoption event runs from 12-3pm. Visit to see a full list of adoptable cats. (PetZoo, 901 E Dimond Boulevard)

SALSA IN THE PARK Join Anaya Latin Dance and local dancers for Salsa in the Park, a free and family-friendly event for social dancing to great Latin music! Participatory group dances to be led periodically to get folks up and moving! Come to participate or just to watch and enjoy the weather in the heart of downtown Anchorage. For more info check out or The dancing starts at 1pm. (Anchorage Town Square, 560 W 5th Avenue)

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