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A Cappella Festivella
What: As part of UAA Homecoming Week, A Cappella Festivella features The House Jacks, an award-winning vocal group and educators. Tickets available at the Student Union or
When: Thursday, Oct. 12 from 7:30 – 10 p.m.
Where: Wendy Williamson Auditorium
Cost: Students $5, UAA staff, faculty, alumni and youth (under 17) $15, general public $20

UAA Public Surplus Sale
What: Find good deals on furniture, electronics and who knows what as UAA lets go of its surplus supplies. Open to the public.
When Friday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: UAA Warehouse by the University Center (4111 Ingra St.)
Cost: Free

Author Gina Apostol presents “Gun Dealers’ Daughter”
What: Author Gina Apostol will read from her novel “Gun Dealers’ Daughter” and take questions from the audience. Her novel is set in martial law Philippines and explores links between the past and present as well as writing and history.
When: Friday, Oct. 13 from 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Bookstore, Loft
Cost: Free

Anchorage, Alaska College & Career Fair
What: A two day public event where you can connect with employers and take part in workshops.
When: Sunday, Oct. 15 from 1 – 4 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Alaska Airlines Center
Cost: Free

DIY Night: Terrarium Making
What: Take a break from the books and make your own terrarium while supplies last.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 17
Where: Student Union, South Cafeteria
Cost: Free for students taking six or more credits.

Around town

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UAA World Traveler Homecoming Dance
What: UAA’s homecoming dance. Tickets available at the Student Union or at Shuttle pickup available at the Commons every 30 minutes starting at 8 p.m. Guests must be sponsored by a UAA student.
When: Friday, Oct. 13 from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Where: Dena’ina Center (600 W Seventh Ave.)
Cost: Students $10, general public $15

“She Kills Monsters”
What: Agnes is lost in a Dungeons & Dragons game in an attempt to understand her deceased sister Tilly and, maybe, herself. Alice and Tilly’s D&D friends role-play their way though adventures in what promises to be “A comedic riff on nerd culture with cheeky pop-culture nostalgia.” Directed by Ryan Buen and produced with Cyrano’s Theater Company.
When: Thursday, Oct. 12, from 7 – 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 7 – 8:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Cyrano’s Theater Company (3800 Debarr Road)
Cost: Students, veterans and seniors $23, general public $25.