Community calendar: Spring 2018

From school events and library activities to church services, community council meetings and other neighborhood groups and gatherings, in Mountain View, there’s something for everybody. Planning a neighborhood event? Contact Mountain View Post to add it to the calendar.

March 19

  • Planning for the annual Mountain View Neighborhood Cleanup is underway, and volunteer organizers will hold the first of several planning meetings at 5:30 p.m. March 19 at the Mountain View Boys and Girls Club.

March 20

  • Award-winning fantasy author Seanan McGuire is set to speak 5-7 p.m. March 20 at the Mountain View Neighborhood Library, one of three appearances at Anchorage libraries this month.

March 23

  • Featuring live music, burn barrels, food and drink, a Ballot Box Bash at Clark Middle School is a free community celebration encouraging participation in this year’s vote-by-mail municipal election. The event is scheduled to take place 5-7 p.m. March 23, and voters can return their signed ballots at the secure drop box at the neighborhood school any time through April 3. Learn more about the election here.

March 29

  • Cartoonist Chad Carpenter, creator of the award-winning comic strip “Tundra,” is scheduled to speak at the Mountain View Neighborhood Library as part of the ongoing Tundra Vision lecture series. The event takes place 6-7:30 p.m. March 29.

March 31

  • A community Easter egg hunt and cookout hosted by True North Church is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. March 31 at Clark Middle School. Dress warm and arrive early for the outdoor egg hunts — divided into groups by age — and stay for hotdogs and hamburgers afterwards.

April 6

  • A First Friday event 6-7 p.m. April 6 at Resolution Brewing Co. (3024 Mountain View Dr.) features neighborhood business Flattop Drum Company.

April 9

  • The monthly meeting of the Mountain View View Community Council is scheduled to take place 6-8 p.m. April 9 at the Mountain View Boys and Girls Club. Click here for more information.

April 12

  • A public meeting to discuss proposed changes to school start times is scheduled to take place 6:30 – 8 p.m. April 12 at Tyson Elementary School. Click here for more information.

April 14

  • A social services fair at the Mountain View Neighborhood Library 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 14 gives attendees a chance to connect with a variety of local resources. Click here for more information.

April 28

  • The annual Mountain View Community Cleanup kicks off with a Saturday event featuring free lunch and prizes for cleanup volunteers 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 28 beginning at the Mountain View Boys and Girls Club. Click here for more information.
  • Volunteers at Tyson Elementary School will host a cleanup event 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 28 at the neighborhood elementary school at 2801 Richmond Ave. Click here to learn more.

May 1-5

  • The Mountain View Community Cleanup continues with a temporary trash collection lot set up in the parking lot at New Hope Baptist Church, where Mountain View residents with proof of residence can dispose of non-hazardous trash items. Open 12-7 p.m. daily (except Friday, May 4, when the disposal lot will close early to accommodate foot traffic at the mobile food pantry at the church next door).

May 4

  • Meet more than a dozen employers, talk to job center representatives and apply for a variety of entry level, technical and professional positions 12-3 p.m. May 4 at the Mountain View Job Fair/Employer Expo at the Mountain View Neighborhood Library. Job seekers are encouraged to “come dressed for success” and bring applicable employment documents, and anyone with questions can contact the Midtown Job Center at (907) 269-4777.

May 12

  • The Faster Than a Falcon 5k — an annual fundraiser for the Mountain View Boys and Girls Club — is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. May 12, with runners following a winding course throughout the neighborhood. Click here to register or learn more.

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This calendar will be updated.

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