VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS: SYLVIA

The production runs May 4 - 20, 2018

Performances are Fridays - Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm

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Tickets are available at ValleyPerformingArts.org

Synopsis: Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg's career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate's career, as a public-school English teacher, is beginning to offer her more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park that has found him bearing only the name "Sylvia" on her name tag. A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers Greg an escape from the frustrations of his job and the unknowns of middle age. To Kate, Sylvia becomes a rival for affection. And Sylvia thinks Kate just doesn't understand the relationship between man and dog. The marriage is put in serious jeopardy until, after a series of hilarious and touching complications, Greg and Kate learn to compromise, and Sylvia becomes a valued part of their lives.

MOTHER'S DAY OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, May 13 at 10am

The Musk Ox Farm is excited to continue their wonderful tradition of opening their our doors for the season on Mother's Day! Stop by to meet the farms newest musk ox additions, enjoy a community BBQ and check out fiber arts demonstrations all surrounded by panoramic mountain views. Mom's get in free and the doors open at 10am. 

HISTORY NIGHT

Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm at the Palmer Moose Lodge

Lifelong Alaskan Bob Rieth, has lived all over the state and now resides at the Butte in the Mat-Su Valley within sight of the Colony farm of Paul & Margaret Nelson, his great aunt and uncle. An accomplished amateur photographer, Bob has a passion for the Mat-Su Valley and the Colony project. On May 16th, he will present his large collection of photos and items from the Mat-Su Colony project and discuss the process of getting a shoe box full of negatives digitized  and preserved for an online forum. This is sure to be a great presentation of rare photographs documenting Colony life.

BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS

May 16, 17 and 19 at 6pm

Join Harley-Davidson for three nights of entertainment featuring pro-wrestling, boxing, kickboxing and MMA. Live music will be provided by3-Above. Also enjoy beer gardens, Wall of Guns Charity Raffle, tacos from Yo Tacos and muck more! Tickets are available at your local Harley-Davidson shop for $20 per person for each show or $50 for all three.

  • Wednesday, May 16th: Denali Harley-Davidson Wasilla - Show opens at 6pm, fights start at 7pm
  • Thursday, May 17th: House of Harley-Davidson Anchorage - Show opens at 6pm, fights start at 7pm
  • Saturday, May 19th: Kenai Peninsula Harley-Davidson Soldotna - Show opens at 5pm, fights start at 6pm

ARBOR DAY

Thursday, May 16 at 11am 

Join a community celebration of Alaska's breathtaking landscapes and plant a tree seedling. This is a free event and families are encouraged to attend. The event begins at 11am at Iditapark. 

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