Sep
27
Wed
Let’s Talk: Strategies for Engaging in Difficult Conversations
Sep 27 @ 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

September 27: Let’s Talk: Strategies for Engaging in Difficult Conversations

  • 10:30 – 11:45 am, FSM 205 (Awareness)

How do we talk about critical issues like race, class, and gender relations with those who have differing opinions? How d we respectfully grapple with issues such as gun control, gay marriage, institutional racism, and climate change? Join us to learn several strategies to engage in civil,, but effective dialogue – even when others don’t agree.

Let’s Talk: Strategies for Engaging in Difficult Conversations
Sep 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

September 27: Let’s Talk: Strategies for Engaging in Difficult Conversations

  • 1:00 – 2:15 pm, FSM 205 (Awareness)

How do we talk about critical issues like race, class, and gender relations with those who have differing opinions? How d we respectfully grapple with issues such as gun control, gay marriage, institutional racism, and climate change? Join us to learn several strategies to engage in civil,, but effective dialogue – even when others don’t agree.

Sep
28
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Sep 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Thoughtful Thursdays – Parenting: Parenting with a plan
Sep 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

September 28: Thoughtful Thursdays – Parenting: Parenting with a plan

  • Noon – 1:00 pm, FSM 200 (Awareness)

Bring your lunch or dinner and join these foundational guidelines to build a positive, practical system in your home.

Sep
29
Fri
Farm to Table Cooking Classes, Asian-Inspired
Sep 29 @ 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

September 29: Farm to Table Cooking Classes, Asian-Inspired

  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, MSC Cafe, (Off the Beaten Path)

We all know that Alaskan vegetables and other farm products are just fresher and taste better, but when we buy local, we’re also keeping jobs and money in our community. The Mat-Su is currently at the center of the locally-grown food movement, and here’s your chance to learn how to cook some delicious and nutritious dishes using fresh ingredients from right here in the Valley. Join us to cook (and eat) a new theme each class!

Onward and Upward! – Navigation
Sep 29 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

September 29: Onward and Upward! – Navigation

  • 2:00 – 4:00 pm, FSM 112A (Off the Beaten Path)

Have you ever been lost in the woods? If you have, you know it isn’t a fun experience. If you haven’t, we don’t recommend it. Please join us for a fun way to learn the essentials of navigation in the Alaska outdoors.

Adventure activities focusing on team work, creating authentic relationships, building self-efficacy, mindfulness, goal setting and more! Equipment will be provided for each session.  These are outdoor activities.  Participants should dress appropriately for the weather and bring water and snacks.

Sep
30
Sat
Math Cram Jam @ Snodgrass Hall
Sep 30 @ 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Meet with Math faculty and study to help prepare you for exams.

Oct
2
Mon
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Oct 2 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Oct
3
Tue
Take a Stand
Oct 3 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

October 3: Take a Stand

  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, FSM 208 (Awareness)

October is Domestic Violence Month. Drop into the art studio and take a few minutes to make a statement about respect and non-violence on a shirt! Then, hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of domestic violence.  Supplies, including t-shirts, provided.

Oct
5
Thu
National Depression Screening Day-Take the BDI
Oct 5 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

October 5: National Depression Screening Day-Take the BDI

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Atrium  (Balance)

Depression is one of the most common mental health diagnoses in America. Many individuals may be experiencing depression and not realize the help that is available to relieve the symptoms and address underlying causes. Have you ever wondered if you could be experiencing symptoms of depression? Evaluate depression in your life by taking a five-minute, completely confidential survey.

Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Oct 5 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
National Depression Screening Day-Take the BDI
Oct 5 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

October 5: National Depression Screening Day-Take the BDI

  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Atrium  (Balance)

Depression is one of the most common mental health diagnoses in America. Many individuals may be experiencing depression and not realize the help that is available to relieve the symptoms and address underlying causes. Have you ever wondered if you could be experiencing symptoms of depression? Evaluate depression in your life by taking a five-minute, completely confidential survey.

Oct
6
Fri
Fridays with Faculty
Oct 6 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Meet with Math faculty in SNOD 103 from 9am – noon.

Study with your peers from 8am – 3pm.

You can sign up in SNOD 103 or FSM 205 before the session begins.

 

Oct
7
Sat
MOOSE The Movie @ Glenn Massay Theater
Oct 7 @ 6:00 PM

MOOSE The Movie – A movie made IN Alaska, BY Alaskans, STARRING Alaskans. A rash of bizarre moose trampling incidents has the residents of
Gangrene Gulch, Alaska on edge. In an attempt to restore the natural disorder to the quirky little town, newbie park ranger Zack Del Pollo and his crusty boss team up with beautiful librarian/coroner’s assistant, Samantha Greene to solve the mystery. They soon find themselves hoof deep in supernatural chaos. “AN ALASKAN CULT CLASSIC IS BORN!” – Marcus at the Movies

Oct
9
Mon
Community Drumming
Oct 9 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

October 9: Community Drumming

  • Noon – 1:00 pm, Atrium (Connection)

Group drumming can reduce stress, rejuvenate, calm, and help develop right brain creativity. Drumming alone has healing power, but in a group, healing expands exponentially. For thousands of years, people have used the drum as a means of coming together to heal individuals and build communities. Drums provided and no musical ability required.

Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Oct 9 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Oct
12
Thu
Community Drumming
Oct 12 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

October 12: Community Drumming

  • Noon – 1:00 pm, Atrium (Connection)

Group drumming can reduce stress, rejuvenate, calm, and help develop right brain creativity. Drumming alone has healing power, but in a group, healing expands exponentially. For thousands of years, people have used the drum as a means of coming together to heal individuals and build communities. Drums provided and no musical ability required.

Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Oct 12 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Oct
13
Fri
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Training
Oct 13 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

October 13: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Training

  • 9:00 – 10:30 am, FSM 204 (Awareness)

According to the CDC, childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on lifelong health and opportunity. Learn about the research and implications for individuals, parents, health care providers, and educators.

Fridays with Faculty
Oct 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Meet with Math faculty in SNOD 103 from 9am – noon.

Study with your peers from 8am – 3pm.

You can sign up in SNOD 103 or FSM 205 before the session begins.

 

Mat-Su Concert Band Rehearsal @ The Glenn Massay Theater
Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Oct
14
Sat
Mat-Su Concert Band Concert @ The Glenn Massay Theater
Oct 14 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Oct
16
Mon
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Oct 16 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Oct
18
Wed
Break for Art! – Finger Painting for Grown Ups
Oct 18 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

October 18: Break for Art! – Finger Painting for Grown Ups

  • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm , FSM 208 (Off the Beaten Path)

Access your inner child and use your fingers to paint! Join us for this joyous celebration of art and creative expression.

It’s true: 45 minutes of creative activity significantly lessens stress in the body, regardless of artistic experience or talent.  Making art is good for the body, mind and soul.   Drop into the art studio to make a small project and take a stress break.

Oct
19
Thu
Mat-Su Monitor Meeting @ OLB 213
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM