Extra Events

 


An accurate "headcount" was needed for some of these activities. Classmates signed up for the extra activities they wanted to do by filling out an EXTRA EVENT FORM.


Thursday, June 29, 2006
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Live After Five Public Concerts
Town Square Park. 6th Avenue and E Street.
Featuring a wide variety of Alaska musicians.


Friday, June 30, 2006
12:30pm

Golf Scramble
Anchorage Golf Course.
651 Omalley Road, Anchorage, AK; (907) 522-3322.
Alum Contact: Mike Fetko.
Fee: $54. Includes green fees, carts (required), score sheets, scorecards, & course improvement charges. Also included is a $ 2.00 per player credit to be used for merchandise in the golf shop.


Saturday, July 1, 2006
12:00pm

Tour of Bartlett High School
Meet: New Main Entrance (on the road to the faculty lot on the east side of campus).
Principal Mary McKean will give us a tour of the school.
Teacher Pete Tryon wrote: "I think that everyone would find it interesting. There has been major remodeling during the last couple of years. There are still colored halls, but they aren't in the same order. Main Place is there, but significantly different!"

Anchorage Market & Festival
10:00am - 6:00pm; Every Saturday and Sunday; 3rd and E Street.
Alaska's largest open-air market. Largest selection of authentic Alaska-made gifts, clothing, souvenirs, and more. Fresh Alaska seafood and organic produce. Family friendly entertainment. Free admission.


Monday, July 3, 2006
10:00am (arrive 9:50am)

Anchorage Trolley City Tour
4th Avenue Theater at 600 West 4th Avenue; (907) 276-5603.
Cost: $10/adult; Age 4-14: $5; Age 3 and under: free.
Enjoy a lively and informative 1-hour sightseeing tour of Alaskaís largest city. Relax while your guide shows you the Alaska Railroad, Lake Hood (the largest and busiest float plane base in the world), mysterious Earthquake Park, Cook Inlet (where our tides are the second largest in the World), Anchorage's famous flowers and great shopping areas.

Afternoon - Option #1
Bicycle Trip
Either rent a bike or bring your own! We'll be biking the popular ten-mile long paved Tony Knowles Coastal Trail which starts downtown. From there it travels through Earthquake Park to Kincaid Park.
Meet us at: Downtown Bicycle Rental, 333 West 4th Avenue (between C and D Street); (907) 279-5293.
Special price: $16/bike - 5 hours; Free water; If we make it to Kincaid Park and back, he'll give us a free ice cream!

Afternoon - Option #2
Alaska Experience Theater
705 West 6th Avenue; (907) 276-3730.
Cost: Pay as one group, 20% discount; Otherwise: $10/adult; $7/children.
On the hour, 37 minutes: "Alaska the Great Land", omni-theater, 180-degree wrap around screen, AK wildlife, scenery, people.
Every 20 minutes, 14 minutes: "Great Alaska Earthquake", see footage and feel the ground shake.
Tour wall murals, photo exhibits, and Science and History Exhibits.

Anchorage Museum of History & Art
121 West 7th Avenue; (907) 343-4326.
Cost: Group Rate 10+ adults: $4/each; Under 18: free; Otherwise: $6.50/adult.
Browse galleries of art, native artifacts, and full-sized replicas of native dwellings. Don't miss Sydney Laurence's classic Mount McKinley painting.

Anchorage Walking Tour
A self-guided walking tour through historic downtown Anchorage takes about three hours.


Tuesday, July 4, 2006
8:00am - 6:00pm

Anchorage's 4th of July Celebration
The celebration begins with a $5 per person pancake breakfast benefiting homeless programs of The Salvation Army.

11:00am - The annual veteranís parade leads the community parade along Sixth Avenue between E and K streets. At about 1 p.m. hand cycle racers from the National Veteranís Wheelchair Games take over the race course, followed by the finish of the Sadlerís Ultra Challenge.

Also in the afternoon, the Harvard Club will read the Declaration of Independence in their 1776 period costumes. Finally, itís a giant family picnic on the Park Strip with plenty of food and three stages of continuous music and entertainment.


Wednesday, July 5, 2006 ~
Saturday, July 8, 2006


Seward Fishing & Sightseeing Trip **Contact me IMMEDIATELY if interested**

Hotels and B&B's
** Lodging going fast **
Hotels: $125 - $155 (very few in Seward).
B&B's: $90 -$135.

Wednesday, July 5, 2006
Drive down to Seward.
Stopping at Portage Glacier. There's a really nice Visitor's Center now.
Glacier cruise together in the late afternoon (TBA -- looking at Kenai Fjords Evening Dinner Cruise at 6:00pm or 5:30pm).

Thursday, July 6, 2006
Fishing Charter (abt $165 half day; abt $190 full day either salmon or halibut; abt $250 full day combo halibut & salmon).
Sightseeing options:
-- Exit Glacier.
-- Alaska SeaLife Center.
-- Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours.
-- Sea Kayaking: Sunnycove.com or Kayak Adventures Worldwide or Liquid Adventures.
-- Seward Bike Shop.

Friday, July 7, 2006
See fishing charter options under July 6.
See sightseeing options under July 6.

Saturday, July 8, 2006
Drive back to Anchorage.
Stopping at Alyeska Ski Resort. Have one of their famous cinnamon bun rolls and take a chair lift to the top for a fantastic view!