UAF Summer Sessions offers free events






UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning is hosting more than 40 free events this summer, including these five in the coming week:

  • The Discover Alaska lecture, “Keeping Bees and Producing Honey in Alaska’s Interior,” will feature Interior Alaska’s bee guru Steve Peterson at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, in the Murie Building auditorium.
  • Music in the Garden will feature Ukulele Russ, playing a great selection of songs from the romantic to the humorous at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, in the Georgeson Botanical Gardens. Construction has limited parking space. Please park on West Ridge.
  •  The Magical Mondays program, a series of hands-on science demonstrations for families, will look at “Hidden Animals of Alaska’s Seas” with Arny Blanchard, research associate professor at the Institute of Marine Science, at 7 p.m. Monday, June 16, in 201 Reichardt Building.
  • The Healthy Living Lecture on Tuesday, June 17, will review “Medical Hospice: End of Life Solution,” with Victor Bartling, DO, Tanana Valley Clinic; Kim Huffington, RN, manager, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Hospice Services; and David Rumph Jr., Hospice Services chaplain and bereavement coordinator. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Murie Building auditorium.
  • At the Wednesday, June 18, Discover Alaska Lecture, artists David Mollett and Jessi Hedden, faculty at the UAF Art Department, will discuss the stained glass panels in the Murie Building. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the building’s auditorium.

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