The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and Alaska Sea Grant will host a workshop Oct. 26 on social media and metrics for food businesses. The webinar will run from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and will be offered across Alaska via Zoom, an Internet-based videoconferencing program. The course is aimed at helping food businesses develop their businesses through social media.
Competitors can test their lumberjack mettle Oct. 10 at the 18th annual Farthest North Forest Sports Festival at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. There is no entry fee and anyone 18 or older may compete. Events begin at 10 a.m. at the Fairbanks Experiment Farm and move to Ballaine Lake around 1 p.m.
The 47th annual Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the University Women’s Association is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7-8, 2015, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Pioneer Park’s events center.
BBC World Service’s environment reporter Matt McGrath will speak about the outlook for a proposed global climate treaty on Wednesday, Oct. 7., at 7 p.m. in the Murie Building auditorium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. McGrath’s presentation will be the latest in the C.W. Snedden Endowment lecture series, sponsored by the UAF Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts.
UAF Community and Technical College and Dynamic Divas, a local women’s networking group, will host the first Women in Business Trade Show — Dynamic Possibilities, featuring 50 women-owned businesses in Fairbanks, on Oct. 10.