Week of Nov. 24

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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 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.


School’s Out bowling

Nothing says fun like specials at the Polar Bowl all day. For information, call 753-7467.


Ping Pong tournament

The Warrior Zone hosts this fun competitive tournament starting at 2 p.m., with prizes for the first three places. 

For information, call 384-9006.


Winter camping class

Head to the Eagleglen Fitness Park Lodge and learn to safely camp in the winter from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Clothing, shelter, food and hydration, and travel are all covered. 

For information, call 552-4599.


Aspects of the Interview

Learn to make the right impression before, during and after a job interview with this class at Building 600 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. For information, call 552-4943 or 384-1517.

JBER Spouse Orientation

The Military and Family Readiness Center (the Log Cabin) hosts this session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn to make military life easier on you and your family, and meet new people who can help you. For information, call 552-4943 or 384-1517.


Christmas Towne

Get into the holiday spirit every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Dec. 24 at Christmas Towne off Camp Gorsuch Road in Chugiak. Cocoa, cookies, holiday lights, and all the sights and smells of the season are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

For information, visit christmastownealaska.com.

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 anchoragemuseum.org.

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 trainweb.org/msmrre.

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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