Nov
9
Wed
Journey Healthy Impact Activity- Happiness Workshops @ FSM 205
Nov 9 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Happiness Workshops

  • Topic:  Self – Compassion
  • 4 pm – 5 pm, FSM 205

Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore the basics of happiness.

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Nov
10
Thu
Diversity Action & Inclusion Plan Development Meetings @ JKB122 | FSM205
Nov 10 all-day
Journey Healthy Impact Activity- Thoughtful Thursday @ FSM200 @ Noon & 6pm
Nov 10 all-day

Thoughtful Thursday

  • Topic:  Addiction
  • Noon – 1 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)
  • 6 pm – 7 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)

With roughly 1 out of every 10 Americans over the age of 12 dealing with some form of substance addiction, and Alaska being in the top 10 states nationwide in illicit drug use, addiction is an important topic to learn about and discuss. Come and learn about the brain’s interaction with addiction and research regarding best treatment outcomes.

Bring your lunch or dinner and join these informative discussions led by Deborah Bannan, Assistant Professor of Human Services.

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Journey Healthy Impact Activity- Thoughtful Thursday @ FSM200 @ Noon & 6pm
Nov 10 all-day

Thoughtful Thursday

  • Topic:  Brain Fitness
  • Noon – 1 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)
  • 6 pm – 7 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)

Do you ever wish you knew how to train your brain just as you train your body? Come and learn about some basics of brain functioning and quick tips and exercises to improve your brain functioning.

Bring your lunch or dinner and join these informative discussions led by Deborah Bannan, Assistant Professor of Human Services.

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Nov
11
Fri
Mat-Su College Tribute to Veterans Day @ The Glenn Massay Theater
Nov 11 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Nov
14
Mon
Journey Healthy Impact Activity- Happiness Workshops @ FSM 205
Nov 14 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Happiness Workshops

  • Topic:  Gratitude and Joy
  • 4 pm – 5 pm, FSM 205

Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore the basics of happiness.

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Nov
15
Tue
Alaska Native Cultures Club Meeting @ FSM 201 (Conference Room)
Nov 15 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Nov
16
Wed
Heyi Niltu – Alaska Native Heritage Month Celebration @ Glenn Massay Theater
Nov 16 @ 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Nov
22
Tue
Alaska Native Cultures Club Meeting @ FSM 201 (Conference Room)
Nov 22 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Nov
29
Tue
Alaska Native Cultures Club Meeting @ FSM 201 (Conference Room)
Nov 29 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Journey Healthy Impact Activity – Introduction to Meditation @ FSM 202
Nov 29 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Introduction to Meditation

  • 6 pm – 7:30 pm, FSM 202
  • Review of health and medical benefits of meditation
  • Understanding the stress response and the effects on the mind and body
  • Review of cushion styles and postures
  • Discussion of various styles of meditation and the historical basis of meditation in the world wisdom traditions of east and west.
  • Introduction to a meditation technique with very simple instructions
  • Meditation in class with follow-up discussion
  • Using meditation as a foundation for positive life transformation
  • Questions and answers
  • Resources for future exploration

Instructors: Samantha Berg M.Ac., L.Ac. and Kevin Meddleton, M.Ac., L.Ac. are licensed acupuncturists and the owners of Alaska Center for Acupuncture in downtown Palmer. They have been teaching meditation and holistic health practices to their patients and to the larger Mat-Su community for over 10 years. Their goal is to give you the encouragement, tools and confidence to overcome the common obstacles people face when starting and maintaining a meditation practice.

Pre-Registration Required!

Click here to register for Meditation

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Dec
1
Thu
Journey Healthy Impact Activity- Thoughtful Thursday @ FSM200 @ Noon & 6pm
Dec 1 all-day

Thoughtful Thursday

  • Topic:  Stress
  • Noon – 1 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)
  • 6 pm – 7 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)

Stress is a daily part of life for most Americans, but why? And does it have to be? Come join us as we review how stress affects the body and learn simple tips to be free from the strain of stress. Everyone is encouraged to bring their best anti-stress tip to share (if you have one)!

 Bring your lunch or dinner and join these informative discussions led by Deborah Bannan, Assistant Professor of Human Services.
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Journey Healthy Impact Activity- Thoughtful Thursday @ FSM200 @ Noon & 6pm
Dec 1 all-day

Thoughtful Thursday

  • Topic:  Brain Fitness
  • Noon – 1 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)
  • 6 pm – 7 pm, Art Gallery (FSM 200)

Do you ever wish you knew how to train your brain just as you train your body? Come and learn about some basics of brain functioning and quick tips and exercises to improve your brain functioning.

Bring your lunch or dinner and join these informative discussions led by Deborah Bannan, Assistant Professor of Human Services.

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Dec
6
Tue
Alaska Native Cultures Club Meeting @ FSM 201 (Conference Room)
Dec 6 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Dec
13
Tue
Alaska Native Cultures Club Meeting @ FSM 201 (Conference Room)
Dec 13 @ 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM
Jan
19
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Jan 19 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Jan
26
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Jan 26 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Feb
2
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Feb 2 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Feb
9
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Feb 9 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Feb
16
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Feb 16 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Feb
18
Sat
Urban Yeti Improv @ Glenn Massay Theater
Feb 18 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Urban Yeti Improv is a masterful improvisational comedy experience. With regularly rotating formats, UYI shows are diverse as they are entertaining. Performances are inspired by an array of sources, and rely heavily on audience participation. Established in 2013, Urban Yeti is proud to be a pioneer in bringing long-form improv to the last frontier!

The combined improv experience of UYI members spans decades. Yeti has travelled all over the country, not only to perform, but to broaden improv understanding through continued education. Past exploits include the Alaska State Improv Festival (Juneau, AK), Del Close Marathon (New York, NY), and Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin, TX). Find the Yeti on Facebook and Twitter to keep up on all the latest.

This show is open to the public with free admission, thanks to a generous grant from The Mat-Su Health Foundation.

Feb
23
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Feb 23 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Mar
2
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Mar 2 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Mar
9
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Mar 9 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Mar
16
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ Library room #213
Mar 16 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM