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Week of Nov. 10

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Veterans Day events Ceremony at National Guard armory on JBER, 10:30 a.m.

Memorial at Fort Richardson National Cemetery, 12:15 p.m.

Salute by Anchorage Symphony at Alaska Center for Performing Arts, 8 p.m.


Through November

Buckner pool maintenance

The pool and hot tub at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center will be closed for maintenance; dates are subject to change. For information, call 384-1302.

Through Nov. 15

Youth volleyball 

Register now for youth volleyball for ages 9 to 14. The season runs from Nov. 27 to Jan. 30; participants need a current sports physical and immunization record. 

For information, call 384-2514.

Through Dec. 1

Moose on Parade 

Register to participate in the 7th annual Moose on Parade; make and decorate a moose for the competition, judged Dec. 2. 

For information, call 552-8529.


Gobble ‘til you wobble

Single service members are invited for free games and shoes at the Polar Bowl from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

For information,c all 753-7467.

Military child celebration

The Arctic Oasis celebrates military children with activities, demonstrations and more from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 552-8529.


Season tickets and rentals

Get the hookup at Hillberg Ski Area with season passes and rental pickup from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 552-4838.

Corn Hole tournament 

The Warrior Zone hosts this competition starting at 2 p.m.; bring a friend and play for prizes. For information, call 384-9006.


2 Rivers climbing wall

There are new routes and handholds on the climbing wall at the youth center; come try it out from 4 to 6 p.m. For information, call 384-1508.


Indoor rock climbing

The Outdoor Adventure Program hosts this climbing and belaying class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; get a certificate to use at Buckner Physical Fitness Center.

For information, call 552-4599.


10 Steps to a Federal Job

Head Building 600’s Room A37 and learn about the federal hiring process, navigating USAJobs, and formatting a resume for federal employment. For information, call 384-1517 or 552-4943.


Civil Air Patrol

Adult members of the Civil Air Patrol meet at the Aero Club Hangar the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Cadets meet every Saturday. For information, call 350-7951.

The Art of Fandom

The Anchorage Museum’s exhibition explores the things people like – from anime and manga to comic books, graphic novels, literature and TV fandoms, music, and more. For information, visit

Science club

Each Thursday, youth are invited to the JBER Library to experiment and think about science subjects from 6:30 to 7 p.m. For information, call  the library at 384-1640.

Library Story Times

The JBER Library hosts Story Times Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. and Tuesdays 6:30 to 7 p.m.; Toddler story time is Wednesdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. 

For information, call 384-1640.

Model railroading

The Military Society of Model Railroad Engineers meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday and 1 p.m. Saturday in the basement of Matanuska Hall. 

Anyone interested in model railroading is invited. 

They host an open house every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

For information, call 552-4353, or visit

Wildlife Education Center

Learn more about Alaska’s wildlife and natural resources at this free on-base museum,

with interactive displays for kids. The center, at Building 8481, is open Mondays through Fridays, from noon to 4 p.m., subject to museum personnel availability. 

For more information, call 552-0310.

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