ANCHORAGE, Alaska — 41st Native Youth Olympics
Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1, various times
Join over 500 youth from across Alaska as they demonstrate their skills in traditional Native games based on life skills from generations past. Athletic events include: kneel jump, stick pull, wrist pull, toe kick, Alaska high kick, seal hop and more! Other events include musical & dance performances, an Opportunities Expo, Pilot Bread Recipe Contest & sampling and a free concert by Pamyua, Saturday at 6 p.m. Free admission!
For a schedule of events, visit citci.com.
33rd Annual Heart Run
Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m.
University of Alaska Anchorage Arts Building
As the largest footrace in Alaska, the Heart Run is a fun, family event that unites everyone from serious runners to casual walkers in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Competitive and non competitive 5k events and a 3k Heart Lite event. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.
For registration, bib pick-up and other information, visit HeartRun.com.
Third Annual Alaska Walk for Autism
Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.
Kincaid Park Chalet
A family-friendly awareness and fundraising walk to benefit the Autism Society of Alaska. Two routes available (a 5K route and a shorter route around the chalet,) plus activities for the kids and a silent auction.
For information, visit ASAGoldenHearts.org.
Asian Pacific Family Day
Sunday, April 30, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Celebrate the Asian-Pacific cultures of Anchorage through colorful performances including Filipino dancing and Japanese Taiko Drumming, and activities for the kids. Free admission.
For more information, visit AnchorageMuseum.org.
“Into The Woods”
Thursday, April 28-Saturday, April 30; Thursday, May 5-Saturday, May 7, 7 p.m.
Palmer High School Theatre
Palmer High School presents the Broadway musical “Into the Woods” this weekend and next. Tickets available at the door: $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors.
“All You Need is Love-A Melody of Sweets and Wine”
Saturday, April 30, 7 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of appetizers, desserts and wine and music from members of the Anchorage Concert Chorus.
For tickets and information, visit AnchorageConcertChorus.org.