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August Events

Dena’ina Place Making Opening Ceremony
Tuesday, August 3 at 4:3pm at Westchester Lagoon (1824 W 15th Ave)

On behalf of Aaron Leggett, President and Chair of the Native Village of Eklutna, please mark your calendar for a celebration of Dena’ina artistic place making at Westchester Lagoon, one of Anchorage’s most beautiful public parks. The ceremony will feature performances by Dena’ina artists and a short program from Aaron Leggett and representatives from the Municipality of Anchorage.  Learn more about the Indigenous Place Making Movement.

Chester Creek Trail Invasive Weed Warrior Parties
Please join the Anchorage Park Foundation to remove invasive Bird Cherry/Mayday/Chokecherry along the Chester Creek Trail. The volunteer events are sponsored by Matson’s new Caring for Alaska program. Safety vests and lunch will be provided. Volunteers will beat back invasive weeds and improve our trails.

  • Saturday, August 14 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Valley of the Moon Park parking lot off 17th Ave. between Arctic Blvd. and E Street.
  • Saturday, August 28 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
    South of Sullivan Arena near Chester Creek Park at Sullivan Arena nearest to the south west corner near outdoor hockey rink.

Calendar will be updated as events are confirmed. Check back soon for more updates!