On October 30th - 31st many community events will be available in the Elvey Building
Geophysical Institute Pumpkin Carving Contest
What: The 2nd Annual Geophysical Institute Pumpkin Carving Contest
When: Tuesday, October 30th
Where: Globe Room (Elvey Building, room 215) on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.
Who: Anyone can participate; there will be two categories to separate entries made by youth (ages 12 and under) and adults (13 and up).
Sign Up Online: Here
Rules: Please bring your carved pumpkin and pay your $5 entry fee by 11:30 a.m. on the day of the contest.
We also ask that you carve a small hole 2 inches in diameter in the base of your pumpkin for lighting purposes.
Judging: Judging will be done by popular vote from 12 to 2 p.m.
Winners: Cash prizes (50/50 of collected fees) will be given to the first place winners in each of the two entry fields.
Geophysical Institute Trick-or-Treating
What: The Geophysical Institute is opening its doors for the Trick-or-Treaters of Fairbanks.
When: Wednesday, October 31st from 2 - 5 p.m.
Where: The Geophysical Institute on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.
Who: GI families and friends are welcome; we also invite youth from the community to participate.
Circle K’s 1st Annual Halloween Karnival & Food Drive at the Geophysical Institute
What: Ghoulish goodies, eerie entertainment, creepy crafts, frightening face painting, scary snapshots & more at the 1st Annual Halloween Karnival & Food Drive hosted by Circle K at the Stop by for Trick-or-Treating in the Elvey Building and stay for even more fun-filled family-friendly activities.
When: Wednesday, October 31st from 2 to 5 p.m.
Where: The Geophysical Institute on in the Globe Room (Elvey Building, room 215).
Suggested donation: one canned food item per child. Costumes are encouraged but not required.
If you're an employee at the Geophysical Institute and would like to be included on the Trick-or-Treating route, please sign up here! Thank you for participating!
Halloween Keepsake Photos
What: During the Geophysical Institute Trick-or-Treat on, there will be a photographer on site to take keepsake photos of you or your child in costume in front of a spooky background.
When: Wednesday, October 31 from 2 – 5 p.m.
Where: The Geophysical Institute Director’s Office (Elvey Building, room 601) Swing by to have your photo taken.
Photos will be available for free download online via the Geophysical Insitute Design Services webpage. Check out the variety of printing available and preserve your masterpiece or other cherished photos by ordering canvas prints or premium photo prints through Design Services at http://www.gi.alaska.edu/admin/design.
More information about Halloween public events at the Geophysical Institute available by emailing info [at] gi [dot] alaska [dot] edu or by calling 474-7558.