Events happening in the week ending December 2nd, 2012, include:
• Free spay and neuter clinic for pets, sponsored by Mat-Su Borough Animal Care and the ASPCA for low-income families is December 4th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. REGISTER BY NOVEMBER 29TH.
• Home Brewing Class in Talkeetna.November 30, 7 – 9 pm & December 1, 10 am – 5 pm at the Denali Brewing Company in downtown Talkeetna. Learn to brew a batch of grain beer, learn some history and science making beer. Instructor: Sassan Mossanen, local brewer extraordinaire. Students must be 21+ years old. Cost: $55 (includes materials). To register or for more information call 907 733-7111 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Free open skating is back at the Big Lake Lion’s Rec Center.
Saturday nights: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday afternoons: 2p.m.-4 p.m. All Winter!
• Collage artist, Zane Baldwin will be displaying his AlaskanThemed Art at Abby’s Home Cooking at Church Road and Seldon Road from after Thanksgiving until Dec. 20th. He plans to donate 25 percent of his sales to the Wasilla Food Pantry. The restaurant will match those donations. For more information call 907-376-1655.
• Koslosky Center in Palmer Meta Rose Square will present “Lite Up A Life” until December 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. ti 2 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, or to volunteer, contact Pat Karella at 907- 745-4540; Sharon Seagondollar at 907-376-2711; Helen Munoz at 907-745-6340; or, Diana Long at 907-745-3675.
• The Best of Big Lake And Beyond Cook Book will be ready in time for your Christmas gift giving. To order your copy, click on the order form below, or come to Lakeshore Studio on December 1st & 2nd.A portion of the proceeds from sale of this Cook Book will be donated to the Lockhart medical fund.
• Adoption Events at DQ November 28, 2012. Dairy Queen will celebrate Adoption Awareness Month by donating a portion of its sales for Christmas gifts for foster children during events this month. A Dairy Queen Takeover is from 5 to 8 p.m., November 28th in Palmer. Alaska Center for Resource Families will share information about adoption with the community.
• Wasilla Lions Club is bringing Santa Claus to town as a special treat for the many good little boys and girls who live in the Mat-Su Valley. Santa Claus will be dressed in his best suit to have his photo made with children. He also plans to present Valley boys and girls with stuffed animals and candy canes. Cost is a $5 donation. Santa will be at: Wasilla Senior Center, 1301 S. Century Circle, Wasilla, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 1. On December 15th, he will be at Wells Fargo Bank, 1701 East Parks Highway.
Enjoy your week.