Special Events

Check out our Annual Special Events, each year we host some big events. We think you’d really love to be here!

The Arc of Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska, Sweet Rivalry

Sweet Rivalry

COMING – March 2024

Sweet Rivalry is our annual fundraiser featuring the best of Alaskan desserts. Culinary teams vie for prize of Best Dessert and People’s Choice. Funds raised by this event help The Arc provide services and programs for Alaskans experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Annual Membership Meeting

COMING – May 2024

Calling all Members!

Every year we meet to discuss this year’s events and topics of interest in the Community. Come learn more as we discuss the coming year.

Help us make a difference in our community!

Annual Meeting, The Arc of Anchorage, Alaska, Non-Profit
The Arc of Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska, Trunk or Treat, Halloween

Trunk – or – Treat

COMING – September 2024

Trunk-Or-Treat is an event open to the community that provides a safe, inclusive environment for children of all ages. The event features trunk-or-treat style candy and prize collecting, indoor and outdoor carnival games, food trucks, music, face painting, a photo booth, and more!

Community Program Events

We have a plethora of fun events happening ALL THE TIME! Looking for something fun to do? We have a lot of fun activities, dinners, and parties each month. Stop by, have some fun!

We even have weekly classes if you’re looking to grow and experience new things. Click the link below to enroll today!


Dr. Seuss Dance

NOVEMBER 17 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

We’ve got a wacky, whimsical, and wonderful dance party planned, and we hope you’ll join in the fun! It’s time to dust off your dancing shoes and step into the fantastical world of Dr. Seuss!

Get ready for an evening of delightful surprises, where the Cat in the Hat will lead the way, and the Lorax will groove to the beat! Whether you’re a Grinch or a Horton, everyone is welcome to shake, hop, and twirl to the tunes of the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz.

17nov6:00 pm8:00 pmDr. Seuss Dance6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Day of Event:Friday


Harry Potter Yule Ball Dance

DECEMBER 15 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Dear Witches, Wizards, and Muggles alike,

The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry invites you to a bewitching evening of magic and merriment at the Hogwarts Enchanted Dance! Grab your wands, don your robes, and prepare for an unforgettable night filled with wizarding wonders!

15dec6:00 pm8:00 pmHarry Potter Yule Ball Dance6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Day of Event:Friday

JANUARY – 2024

Casino Royal Dinner

JANUARY 12 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Prepare to be whisked away to the glamorous world of high-stakes gambling and 007-style elegance at our Casino Royale Dinner Extravaganza! Join us for an evening of sophistication, excitement, and delectable dining that James Bond himself would approve of.

12jan6:00 pm7:00 pmCasino Royal Dinner6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Day of Event:Friday


Cross Country Skiing

FEBRUARY 10 – 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Embrace the Alaskan winter wonderland and join us for an exhilarating Cross Country Skiing Adventure! Whether you’re a seasoned skier or a beginner eager to experience the thrill of gliding on snow, this event promises a day of outdoor fun and breathtaking views.

10feb10:00 am3:00 pmCross Country Skiing10:00 am - 3:00 pm Day of Event:Saturday

I Love Lucy Valentine’s Dance

FEBRUARY 23 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Calling all fans of classic TV comedy and dance enthusiasts alike! Get ready to step back in time and join us for an unforgettable “I Love Lucy Valentines” Dance Party Extravaganza!

Whether you’re a Lucy, Ricky, Ethel, or Fred, everyone is welcome to relive the charm and laughter of the iconic sitcom. Come dressed in your retro best or opt for classic Hollywood glam – the choice is yours!

23feb6:00 pm8:00 pmI Love Lucy Valentine's Dance6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Day of Event:Friday

Fur Rondy

FEBRUARY 24 – 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Get ready for a frosty and festive time at the Fur Rondy Winter Celebration! Join us as we embrace the Alaskan winter and partake in a series of thrilling and heartwarming events that capture the essence of this beloved Alaskan tradition.

24feb12:00 pm5:00 pmFur Rondy12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Day of Event:Saturday

MARCH – 2024

Pokemon Go Dinner

MARCH 8 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Are you ready to embark on an epic Pokémon GO adventure and then feast on a delicious dinner with fellow trainers? Lace up your virtual sneakers and grab your Poké Balls because we’re hosting a Pokémon GO Dinner Party that you won’t want to miss!

08mar6:00 pm7:00 pmPokemon Go Dinner6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Day of Event:Friday

Under the Sea Dance

MARCH 22 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Dive into an enchanting world beneath the waves at our “Under the Sea” Dance Spectacular! Get ready to groove to ocean-inspired beats, swim through the rhythm, and experience a night of aquatic wonder like never before. 

22mar6:00 pm8:00 pmUnder the Sea Dance6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Day of Event:Friday