ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Beyond the Stacks: A Valentine Luncheon for the Library
Thursday, Feb. 10, 11:30 a.m.
Join Friends of the Library and Magic 98.9 for a fundraising luncheon to benefit our libraries. VIP waiters, lunch, and silent and live auction packages including several travel packages, the “Perfect Valentine” and a “Booklover’s Dream” featuring a 350-year-old first edition book! Tickets are $50 per ticket, $90 for two.
For more information, visit FriendsAPL.org.
Sunday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m.
Eagle River Nature Center
Love is in the air -- and we’re not the only species on the planet with interesting pair-bonding and mating rituals. Discover the amazing world of pheromones, mating routines and brilliant displays of affection in the animal world in this FREE program.
For more information, visit ERNC.org.
Anchorage Symphony Orchestra’s Classical Mystery Tour
Friday, Feb. 11 and Saturday, Feb. 12, 8 p.m.
Atwood Performing Arts Center
“Imagine” the Beatles in concert, backed by the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra! The Fab Four return with four look-alike, sound-alike performers in this tribute to the Beatles, featuring Beatles classics exactly the way they were written from the Beatles’ early years on through the solo years. The music of the Beatles, like you’ve never heard it before -- totally live with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra!
For tickets, visit Centertix.net.
Alaska Symphony of Seafood Gala Soiree
Friday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m.
Sample the newest and tastiest in Alaska seafood products and vote for your favorite in the “People’s Choice Award.” The evening also features live music, dancing and samples from Alaska Brewery.
For tickets and information, visit SymphonyOfSeafood.com.
Gov. Sean Parnell’s Anchorage Inaugural Galas
Friday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m. reception (invitation-only), Sheraton Hotel
Saturday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m. reception (open to the public), Dena’ina Center
Join Gov. Sean Parnell, First Lady Sandy Parnell and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell for an evening of celebration, live entertainment, a surf-and-turf dinner and dancing to PandaMonica. Tickets are $50 per person.
For tickets, visit AKInauguration.com.
“Harold And Maude”
Thursday, Feb. 10-Saturday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 13, 3 p.m.
Cyrano’s Off-Center Playhouse, 4th Avenue and D Street
Cyrano’s Off-Center Playhouse presents a stage adaptation of the cult movie classic about Harold, a suicidal 19-year-old, who finally learns how to live when he meets delightfully wacky octogenarian Maude.
For tickets and information, visit Cyranos.org.
Black History Month Family Day
Sunday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month with rich cultural activities such as kente cloth weaving, beading and making a community mural. Performances include hip-hop dancing by Underground Dance Company.
For more information, visit AnchorageMuseum.org.